FunGlass Accolades

Awards and other forms of recognition of our drive to be really good at what we do

This is our „hall of fame“ selection limited to at most five posts per year. Please refer to our news content for extended coverage of our accomplishments:

  • FunGlass Symposium at 26th International Congress on Glass in Berlin (ICG 2022)

  • junior FunGlass school (jFGs) project has been selected among 90 successful IYOG 2022 grant applicants and will be fully funded by this grant

  • The Department of Central laboratories was invited to contribute to the special issues of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science, Special Issue “The International Year of Glass”

  • Paper “3D Printing of Hierarchically Porous Lattice Structures Based on Åkermanite Glass Microspheres and Reactive Silicone Binder” published in cooperation of the FunGlass Center and the University of Padova, Italy, has been selected as a feature paper and highlighted on the Journal of Functional Biomaterial (Q1) homepage

  • Prof. Dušan Galusek elected the chairman of the Slovak Glass Society

  • FUNGLASS: Special issue of International Journal of Applied Glass Science(Vol.12, No. 4) edited by heads of FunGlass partner´s institution: Enrico Bernardo, Aldo R. Boccaccini, Alicia Durán, Dušan Galusek and Lothar Wondraczek

  • Prof. Marek Liškahas received an exceptional award  for “Lifelong support of science” from the Slovak Academy of Science

  • FunGlass Centre organized the 14thInternational Conference on Solid State Chemistry (SSC 2021),  earned IUPAC endorsement and as supported by Visegrad fund

  • Prof. Dušan Galusek, the FunGlass director was elected  a Fellow of the European Ceramic Society

  • Prof. Dušan Galusek received the award – The Scientist of the year 2019 in the Slovak Republic, Cathegory: Personality of International cooperation

  • Team of FunGlass led by prof. Dušan Galusekwon the prize in the category of Scientific and technical team of the year for the representation of Slovak science abroad. The prize was presented directly by the Minister of Education

  •  Prof. Dušan Galusek appointed editor of the Journal of the European Ceramic Society

  • Marek Liška, DSc was awarded the honourable scientific title doctor honoris causa by the Scientific Council of University of Pardubice (Czech Republic)

  • FunGlass Symposium took place as a special session in the framework of the 93rd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Glass Technology (DGG) in conjunction with the French Union for Science and Glass Technology (USTV) Annual Meeting

  • Prof. Dušan Galusek was nominated for Crystal wing 2017 award in cathegory Medicine and Science. This nomination related as to his expertise as to FunGlass Project