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NEWS

FunGlass SYMPOSIUM 2021 at SSC 2021

June 15th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass SYMPOSIUM 2021 at SSC 2021

FunGlass SYMPOSIUM 2021 On 14 June, 2021 virtual „FunGlass Symposium 2021“ was held on-line from FunGlass Centre in Trenčín. This year, FunGlass Symposium was organized within the 14th International Conference [...]

SSC 2021 conference has started

June 14th, 2021|Comments Off on SSC 2021 conference has started

14th International Conference on Solid State Chemistry has started today 14th International Conference on Solid State Chemistry SSC 2021organized by FunGlass centre has started today. It takes 4 days, June [...]

ALBA Barcelona synchrotron updates!

June 6th, 2021|Comments Off on ALBA Barcelona synchrotron updates!

Success of Dr. E. Gonzalez Castillo Even though the delays caused by the COVID-19 situation, one of the proposals that was submitted by Dr. Eduin Ivan Gonzalez Castillo to ALBA [...]

FunGlass published paper – the most downloaded article from Materials Science and Engineering: C in May 2021.

June 4th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass published paper – the most downloaded article from Materials Science and Engineering: C in May 2021.

The most downloaded article from Materials Science and Engineering: C in May 2021. It is pleasure for us to inform you that the paper published in cooperation with the FunGlass [...]

D-day for FunGlass PhD students

June 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on D-day for FunGlass PhD students

Big day for our PhD students We are pleased to announce that all Phd students have successfully passed the minimal thesis exams by presenting their dissertation projects. Ajitha Haritha Haridasan [...]

Recent contributions published by Funglass

May 31st, 2021|Comments Off on Recent contributions published by Funglass

Recent contributions published by Funglass R. Dagupati, R. Klement, D. Galusek: Er3+/Yb3+ co-doped oxyfluoro tellurite glasses: Analysis of optical temperature sensing based on up-conversion luminescence. In: International Journal of Applied [...]

FunGlass researchers explore Horizon Europe opportunities

May 25th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass researchers explore Horizon Europe opportunities

European Projects Office presentation Horizon Europe is the name of the new European Union's Research and Innovation Programme for the period of 2021 – 2027 with the budget of €95.5 [...]

The support of FunGlass to the International Year of Glass 2022 appreciated by the Permanent mission of Slovakia to the UN

May 20th, 2021|Comments Off on The support of FunGlass to the International Year of Glass 2022 appreciated by the Permanent mission of Slovakia to the UN

The support of FunGlass to the IYG 2022 We would like to inform you that the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic - Ivan Korcok and the Ambassador [...]

2022 – International Year of Glass

May 17th, 2021|Comments Off on 2022 – International Year of Glass

International Year of Glass We would like to congratulate our partner - Prof. Alicia Duran (CSIC Madrid) and her team because the IYOG 2022 has surpassed the process of silence [...]

Dr. G. Clavijo from Colombia – a new member of FunGlass team

May 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Dr. G. Clavijo from Colombia – a new member of FunGlass team

New member of Biomaterials department Dr. Germán Clavijo received a Ph.D. in Ceramic Materials and Surface Treatments from the University of Limoges, France, and a Ph.D. in Materials Sciences from The Centre for Research and Advanced Studies [...]

Dr. A. Raja from India – a new researcher at FunGlass

May 6th, 2021|Comments Off on Dr. A. Raja from India – a new researcher at FunGlass

New researcher at FunGlass That´s a pleasure to announce that Department of coating processes was enriched by a new member - Dr. Ashok Raja. He received his Ph.D. in the [...]

Framework Agreement on the Co-tutelage of doctoral thesis with University of Padova (Italy) signed.

May 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on Framework Agreement on the Co-tutelage of doctoral thesis with University of Padova (Italy) signed.

Co-tutelage of doctoral thesis We are happy to announce you that FunGlass Centre (A.Dubcek University of Trencin) and University of Padova signed a Framework Agreement on Co-tutelage of Doctoral thesis [...]

FunGlass shares its experiences in webinar on “Widening”, organized by Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Bratislava

April 29th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass shares its experiences in webinar on “Widening”, organized by Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Bratislava

Widening (Horizon Europe) In January 2021, Horizon Europe, the new ambitious European Framework Programme on Research and Innovation for the period of 2021 to 2027, was launched. In this context, [...]

Actual articles published by FunGlass researchers

April 26th, 2021|Comments Off on Actual articles published by FunGlass researchers

Actual articles published by FunGlass researchers Liška, M., Macháček, J., Chromčíková, M., Holubová, J. and Černošek, Z.: Thermodynamic model of ZnO‐Nb2O5‐P2O5 glasses – parameterization and validation. In: International Journal of [...]

2nd round of Admission process for PhD Study Program: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGIES: Inorganic Technology and Non-metallic Materials. (2021/2022)

April 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on 2nd round of Admission process for PhD Study Program: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGIES: Inorganic Technology and Non-metallic Materials. (2021/2022)

The second round is announced Let us present the dissertation topics to the second round 2021/22 of admission procedure for PhD. Study Program: Chemical Engineering and technologies- Inorganic Technology and [...]

Meeting with the Slovak Business Agency (SBA)

April 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Meeting with the Slovak Business Agency (SBA)

Meeting with SBA On 21st April, Dr. J. Kraxner, Dr. M. Michalek and Mgr. P. Otrubcak participated in meeting with the Regional director of Slovak Business Agency (SBA), Dr. J. [...]

Dr. O. Sharifahmadian from Iran – new member of FunGlass team

April 19th, 2021|Comments Off on Dr. O. Sharifahmadian from Iran – new member of FunGlass team

Department of Coating has a new member Dr. Omid Sharifahmadian received his Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran in 2019 with the thesis entitled “Effect of [...]

Open Week (online) – All about PhD Study programme at the Slovak Academy of Sciences (in Slovak language)

April 9th, 2021|Comments Off on Open Week (online) – All about PhD Study programme at the Slovak Academy of Sciences (in Slovak language)

Slovak Academy of Sciences - PhD Study Programme Slovenská akadémia vied otvára dvere záujemcom o doktorandské štúdium Najväčšia vedecká inštitúcia na Slovensku prvýkrát predstavuje témy doktorandského štúdia interaktívnou online formou. Dnes [...]

Seminar on “Plasma technologies for surface treatment of materials“ presented by Assoc. Prof. J. Rahel, PhD. from MUNI Brno (Czech Republic)

April 8th, 2021|Comments Off on Seminar on “Plasma technologies for surface treatment of materials“ presented by Assoc. Prof. J. Rahel, PhD. from MUNI Brno (Czech Republic)

Online seminar from Dpt. of Applied Plasmochemistry, Masaryk University It was pleasure for us to host the seminar, which was presented on 8th April 2021 by Assoc. Professor Jozef Rahel, PhD. [...]

Workshop on “Correlative AFM in SEM image & data processing” organized by NenoVision Brno (Czech Republic)

April 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Workshop on “Correlative AFM in SEM image & data processing” organized by NenoVision Brno (Czech Republic)

Workshop on Correlative AFM in SEM image & data processing: FunGlass researchers and PhD students attended on the 30th of March free online workshop on Correlative AFM in SEM image [...]

Dr. Z. Nescakova participated in Webinars on “Cell and Tissue Engineering” organized by the University of Aveiro (Portugal)

March 29th, 2021|Comments Off on Dr. Z. Nescakova participated in Webinars on “Cell and Tissue Engineering” organized by the University of Aveiro (Portugal)

International Webinars on Topics in Cell and Tissue Engineering: On 19th March, Dr. Z. Nescakova participated in the 1st session of International Webinars on Topics on Cell and Tissue Engineering (CTEng), [...]

Meeting with EEN representative

March 26th, 2021|Comments Off on Meeting with EEN representative

Cooperation with EEN and BIC in Grants proposal writing of Horizon Europe calls On 26th March, Dr. M. Michalek, Dr. J. Kraxner and Mgr. P. Otrubcak had meeting with Ing. [...]

FunGlass participated in COLD SPRAY CLUB (Session II) organized by MINES PARISTECH (France)

March 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass participated in COLD SPRAY CLUB (Session II) organized by MINES PARISTECH (France)

Seminar of Cold Spray Club: On 23rd March, Amirhossein Pakseresht (Head of Department of Coating Processes) and Mehdi Alebrahim (PhD student) participated in Réunion virtuelle Club Cold Spray Club / [...]

FunGlass in Widesperad Success Stories Guide

March 20th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass in Widesperad Success Stories Guide

FunGlass in Widesperad Success Stories Guide: We are presenting you publication The Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation Success Stories guide which was created under the NCP_WIDE.NET project. This guide includes [...]

FunGlass is hiring new researchers

March 18th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass is hiring new researchers

FunGlass is hiring new researchers: FunGlass center is looking for new researchers to join its team. Several positions have been announced for various departments. Most of them are funded from [...]

YCN – webinar series (6-MAY, 15:00)

March 16th, 2021|Comments Off on YCN – webinar series (6-MAY, 15:00)

YCN webinar: We would like to inform you about YCN webinar series (6th Webinar) organized on 6th May 2021 (15:00-16:00 CET). Link for registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc75sRrEanicxCLX2EoFlybQzxBpBzLbn-mq24ZuP406aHMTw/viewform [...]

FunGlass Scientific Board meeting

March 14th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass Scientific Board meeting

FunGlass Scientific Board meeting: On 12 March, 2021, the Scientific Board of FunGlass project held its regular annual meeting. As a year before, given the situation related to corona virus spreading, [...]

COVID 19 – instructions

March 14th, 2021|Comments Off on COVID 19 – instructions

What to do if you are positive for Covid-19 or you have been in close contact A COVID-19 positive person  Epidemiological measures currently in force: A disease positive person is [...]

New articles published by FunGlass scientists

March 11th, 2021|Comments Off on New articles published by FunGlass scientists

New articles published by FunGlass in February: González-Rodríguez, J.; Fernández, L.; Vargas-Osorio, Z.; Vázquez-Vázquez, C.; Piñeiro, Y.; Rivas, J.; Feijoo, G.; Moreira, M.T.: Reusable Fe3O4/SBA15 Nanocomposite as an Efficient Photo-Fenton [...]

FunGlass PhD students at FAU Institute of Biomaterials, Erlangen/Nurnberg (Germany)

March 1st, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass PhD students at FAU Institute of Biomaterials, Erlangen/Nurnberg (Germany)

FunGlass PhD students at FAU Erlangen Nurshen Mutlu and Fatih Kurtuldu completed their visiting training period at the international partner - Institute of Biomaterials, (LINK: https://www.biomat.tf.fau.eu/) at the University of [...]

I. Sokolov from VUT CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic) on short term stay in FunGlass covered by JECS Trust mobility grant

February 28th, 2021|Comments Off on I. Sokolov from VUT CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic) on short term stay in FunGlass covered by JECS Trust mobility grant

I. Sokolov from VUT CEITEC Brno on short term stay in FunGlass: We are pleased to inform that FunGlass will host Ilya Sokolov from VUT CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic) for [...]

New PhD. dissertation topics for the year 2021/2022

February 24th, 2021|Comments Off on New PhD. dissertation topics for the year 2021/2022

Here is the list of new PhD theses 2021/22: High entropy oxide ceramics by pressure-assisted sintering of multi-component rare-earth oxide based glasses Strengthening of transparent glass-ceramics Gamma radiation effects on the [...]

SAIA scholarships accepted – FunGlass will host Mr. A. Eskandarinia (Iran) and Dr. V. Rao Penugonda (India)

February 20th, 2021|Comments Off on SAIA scholarships accepted – FunGlass will host Mr. A. Eskandarinia (Iran) and Dr. V. Rao Penugonda (India)

We are pleased to announce that Funglass is attracting attention as the host institution for researchers from abroad. Two scholarship application have been accepted for funding via the National Scholarship Programme (NSP) [...]

Articles published by FunGlass researchers

February 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Articles published by FunGlass researchers

Articles published by FunGlass researchers We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration with the colleagues from [...]

FunGlass Partner and the ICG president prof. Alicia Durán gives lecture in the frame of the YCN webinar series

February 5th, 2021|Comments Off on FunGlass Partner and the ICG president prof. Alicia Durán gives lecture in the frame of the YCN webinar series

We would like to inform you about the possibility to register on YCN WEBINAR SERIES, which is going to be presented by the FunGlass Partner and the ICG president prof. Alicia [...]

Prof. B. Basu from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (INDIA) – online lectures

January 18th, 2021|Comments Off on Prof. B. Basu from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (INDIA) – online lectures

The online lectures on topic of  "Ceramics and Glasses for Functional and Healthcare applications: Manufacturing and Properties", which are being presented by the visiting scientist - Prof. Bikramjit Basu from Indian Institute [...]

FunGlass attracts talents from all over the world

December 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass attracts talents from all over the world

The FunGlass Centre  has reached two significant milestones in the middle of implementation of the biggest Slovak academic project within the European Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The first milestone [...]

New articles published by FunGlass researchers

December 20th, 2020|Comments Off on New articles published by FunGlass researchers

We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration with the colleagues from FunGlass partners´ institutions. The papers are [...]

Dr. V. Pouchly and Dr. D. Salamon from CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic) – online lecture on “Unconventional sintering techniques”

December 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Dr. V. Pouchly and Dr. D. Salamon from CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic) – online lecture on “Unconventional sintering techniques”

We would like to thank Dr. Vaclav Pouchly and Dr. David Salamon from CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic), who presented online lecture on the topic of "Unconventional sintering techniques”. The lecture was [...]

FAU Erlangen – online lecture on “Phosphate-based glasses prepared via in solution methods for biomedical applications”

December 11th, 2020|Comments Off on FAU Erlangen – online lecture on “Phosphate-based glasses prepared via in solution methods for biomedical applications”

We would like to thank Prof. A. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute of Biomaterials (FAU Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany), who organized an interesting online lecture, which FunGlass scientists and students could participate in. [...]

The meeting of Industrial Board of the FunGlass Centre

December 7th, 2020|Comments Off on The meeting of Industrial Board of the FunGlass Centre

Industrial Board of the FunGlass Centre organized its virtual meeting on 3rd December 2020. Prof. Dušan Galusek (Director) and Dr. Peter Hošták (Head of Administration Unit) explained progress in development of [...]

International Year of Glass 2022 – Worldwide presentation

December 5th, 2020|Comments Off on International Year of Glass 2022 – Worldwide presentation

It is pleasure for us to announce that the President of the ICG - Prof. Alicia Durán from our Consortium´s partner CSIC Madrid (Spain) introduced on 3rd December 2020 at 14:00 [...]

Great success of Dr. E. González Castillo – two of his projects approved for being carried out in ALBA Synchrotron, Barcelona (Spain)

December 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Great success of Dr. E. González Castillo – two of his projects approved for being carried out in ALBA Synchrotron, Barcelona (Spain)

We would like to congratulate to Dr. E. González Castillo because  two of his projects have been recently approved for being carried out in the ALBA synchrotron facilities located near Barcelona [...]

FunGlass Centre and FAU Erlangen-Nurnberg signed “Agreement on the Joint Supervision of a Doctoral Thesis”

November 27th, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass Centre and FAU Erlangen-Nurnberg signed “Agreement on the Joint Supervision of a Doctoral Thesis”

It is pleasure for us to inform you, the FunGlass Centre, University of Trencin (Slovakia) and the Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg (Germany) have agreed upon the joint supervision and examination of the doctoral [...]

New articles published by FunGlass

November 26th, 2020|Comments Off on New articles published by FunGlass

New articles published by FunGlass F. Sharifianjazi, M. Moradi, A. Abouchenari, A. Pakseresht, A. Esmaeilkhanian, M. Shokouhimehr, M. S. Asl: Effects of Sr and Mg dopants on biological and mechanical [...]

HORIZON EUROPE Workshop for Project Managers

November 24th, 2020|Comments Off on HORIZON EUROPE Workshop for Project Managers

HORIZON EUROPE Workshop for Project Managers On 23th and 24th November 2020, Monika Šandrejová and Andrea Chrastinová, FunGlass project managers, joined on-line „V4 Training“. The purpose of the V4 Training [...]

Virtual FunGlass Symposium 2020

November 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Virtual FunGlass Symposium 2020

Virtual FunGlass Symposium On 18 November, 2020 virtual „FunGlass Symposium 2020“ was held live from FunGlass Centre in Trenčín. The aim of the symposium session was to highlight and share [...]

Additive Manufacturing European Conference (2nd December 2020)

November 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Additive Manufacturing European Conference (2nd December 2020)

AMEC 2020 will take place on 2 December 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (CET), ONLINE. The rapid rise of innovations and on-demand productions are ushering in a profound new era of [...]

PhD Student Seminar – 3rd Round (11th November 2020)

November 9th, 2020|Comments Off on PhD Student Seminar – 3rd Round (11th November 2020)

PhD FunGlass Seminar We would like to inform you that today the FunGlass Centre is organizing 3rd round of PhD Student seminar. The seminar, due to COVID-19 situation, will consist [...]

New articles published by the FunGlass scientists

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on New articles published by the FunGlass scientists

We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration with the colleagues from FunGlass partners´ institutions. The papers are [...]

FunGlass PhD students are trained in “Ethics in research”

November 5th, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass PhD students are trained in “Ethics in research”

Our PhD students are taking lectures of Ethics in research as a part of their doctoral studies. The first part of interactive on-line course was held on 3 November 2020. The [...]

Horizon Europe Kick off meeting organized by CVTI Bratislava

November 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Horizon Europe Kick off meeting organized by CVTI Bratislava

On 29th October, members of EU Project Office of FunGlass participated in Horizon Europe - Kick off meeting organized by CVTI Bratislava. The main objective of this event was to [...]

“Bike to Work 2020” – Slovak National Contest

October 5th, 2020|Comments Off on “Bike to Work 2020” – Slovak National Contest

September 2020 belonged to bikers. FunGlass teams together with colleagues from the University of Trencin joined the national contest titled Bike to Work 2020. 15 members of the FunGlass Center [...]

“The European Research and Innovation Days” organized by the European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

September 28th, 2020|Comments Off on “The European Research and Innovation Days” organized by the European Commission (Brussels, Belgium)

On 22-24th September 2020, members of EU Project Office participated in European Research and Innovation Days organized by European Commission, Brussels, Belgium. This annual flagship Research and Innovation event, brought together [...]

L. Bunova and A. Svancarkova – new Laboratory Technicians at FunGlass

September 26th, 2020|Comments Off on L. Bunova and A. Svancarkova – new Laboratory Technicians at FunGlass

New laboratory technicians at FunGlass That´s pleasure to inform that at the beginning of September two new colleagues joined FunGlass center: Lenka Buňová received her Ph.D. from Faculty of Industrial [...]

PhD study program – Schedule of the Academic year 2020/2021

September 18th, 2020|Comments Off on PhD study program – Schedule of the Academic year 2020/2021

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, University of Trencin complied with the recommendation of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and postponed the beginning of [...]

Meeting with EIT Manufacturing Hub Bratislava (Slovakia)

September 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Meeting with EIT Manufacturing Hub Bratislava (Slovakia)

On 7th September, Dr. M. Michalek, Dr. J. Kraxner and Mgr. P. Otrubcak discussed with Mgr. E. Hlavata (Project manager of EIT Manufacturing Hub Slovakia) options of potential participation of FunGlass in [...]

Project “SKLOKERAM” – Cooperation of FunGlass with CEITEC, Brno and Masaryk University, Brno (Czech Republic)

September 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Project “SKLOKERAM” – Cooperation of FunGlass with CEITEC, Brno and Masaryk University, Brno (Czech Republic)

On 4th September, FunGlass hosted our partners from the Czech Republic - CEITEC, Brno and Masaryk University, Brno for a kick-off meeting of the project Sklokeram, „Intersectoral collaboration of SMEs with [...]

Project meeting of the new APVV project – “Advanced materials with eutectic microstructure for high temperature and functional applications”

September 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Project meeting of the new APVV project – “Advanced materials with eutectic microstructure for high temperature and functional applications”

Leaders of the project teams from FunGlass (Prof. Galusek), Institute of Inorganic Chemistry SAS (Dr. Prnova), and University of Žilina (Dr. Kajan), met on September 9, 2020 in Trenčín to discuss [...]

PhD thesis defense and minimal thesis exam at FunGlass

September 4th, 2020|Comments Off on PhD thesis defense and minimal thesis exam at FunGlass

We are pleased to announce that on 26th August, 2020 Nibu G. Puthenpurayil from India has successfully defended his doctoral thesis on “Transparent polycrystalline ceramic materials”. He has been working on his [...]

Project INTER-TRANSFER with University of Zlin (Czech Republic)

August 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Project INTER-TRANSFER with University of Zlin (Czech Republic)

Prof. Ivo Kuřitka, dr. Michal Machovský, and dr. Milan Masař from the Centre of Polymer Systems of the Tomáš Baťa University of Zlín visited FunGlass on August 14, 2020 for the [...]

Dr. F. Ivanič – new Slovak FunGlass team member

August 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Dr. F. Ivanič – new Slovak FunGlass team member

František Ivanič- new FunGlass team member It is a pleasure to introduce a new member of FunGlass team, Dr. Franišek Ivanič, who is joining Department of Biomaterials. He  received a PhD [...]

Melting and experiments with glass in Archeopark Hanusovce (Slovakia)

August 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Melting and experiments with glass in Archeopark Hanusovce (Slovakia)

Melting and experiments with glass in Archeopark Hanušovice, Slovakia On 24 and 25 July Prof. Dušan Galusek, Dr. Dagmar Galusková, Dr. Aleksandra Nowicka and Dr. Branislav Hruška participated in the [...]

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini to serve a third period as FEMS Executive Committee member representing the German Materials Society

August 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini to serve a third period as FEMS Executive Committee member representing the German Materials Society

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini to serve a third period as FEMS Executive Committee member representing the German Materials Society At the last General Assembly of the Federation of European Materials [...]

New articles published at FunGlass

July 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on New articles published at FunGlass

New articles published at FunGlass We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration with the colleagues from [...]

Dr. Ali Najafzadeh – new FunGlass colleague from Iran

July 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Dr. Ali Najafzadeh – new FunGlass colleague from Iran

Dr. Ali Najafzadeh - new FunGlass colleague  That´s a pleasure to announce that at the beginning of July, FunGlass Research staff was enriched by a new member, Dr. Ali Najafzadeh. [...]

Alexandra Nowicka from Poland – new PhD graduate at FunGlass

July 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Alexandra Nowicka from Poland – new PhD graduate at FunGlass

New PhD graduate at FunGlass We are pleased to announce that today, July 7th, 2020 our PhD student Alexandra Ewa Nowicka has successfully passed her doctoral thesis defence on “Corrosion [...]

Junior FunGlass School successfully completed

July 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Junior FunGlass School successfully completed

Junior FunGlass School successfully completed From the 6th until 10th of July 2020, the Central Laboratories organized “junior FunGlass school” in the FunGlass center. The idea behind was to promote [...]

Teambuilding of FunGlass near the River Vah in Trencin

July 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Teambuilding of FunGlass near the River Vah in Trencin

FunGlass team enjoy the sun rays and blue sky Although most of us work during the summer, it's also a time to enjoy suny weather and chill out time. FunGlass [...]

Assoc. prof. Alfonz Plško is retiring

July 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Assoc. prof. Alfonz Plško is retiring

Assoc. prof. Alfonz Plško is retiring It is with mixed emotions and sincere gratitude that we announce the retirement of assoc. prof. Alfonz Plško, effective July 1, 2020. He has [...]

Prof. D. Galusek and Dr. P. Hostak at the Teaming club meeting

June 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Prof. D. Galusek and Dr. P. Hostak at the Teaming club meeting

FunGlass participated at Teaming club meeting The FunGlass director, prof. Dušan Galusek and the Head of CAU, Peter Hošták, PhD. participated at the on-line #Teaming club meeting, which was held [...]

Changes in COVID-19 measures valid from 10th June

June 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Changes in COVID-19 measures valid from 10th June

Changes in COVID-19 measures valid from 10th June Thanks to the low numbers of new Coronavirus cases in Slovakia, the group of experts lifts another measures against spreading the infection [...]

Dr. D. Galuskova and Dr. J. Velazquez – new Heads of the Central laboratories and Functional materials departments

June 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Dr. D. Galuskova and Dr. J. Velazquez – new Heads of the Central laboratories and Functional materials departments

New heads of Central laboratories and Functional materials departments It is a pleasure for us to inform you that from June 1st, 2020 Dr. Dagmar Galusková and Dr. Jose Velazquez were [...]

Project APVV-19-0010 “Advanced materials with eutectic microstructure for high temperature and functional applications” has been approved

June 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Project APVV-19-0010 “Advanced materials with eutectic microstructure for high temperature and functional applications” has been approved

Project APVV-19-0010 "Advanced materials with eutectic microstructure for high temperature and functional applications" has been approved It is a pleasure for us to announce that the FunGlass Centre has been [...]

Ing. Marek Sedivy – new Project manager of CEGLASS project

June 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Ing. Marek Sedivy – new Project manager of CEGLASS project

Funglass team enriched by new project manager On May 21, 2020, the Funglass team has been enriched by new project manager Mr. Marek Šedivý. Marek has experience with project management of [...]

New papers published at FunGlass

May 29th, 2020|Comments Off on New papers published at FunGlass

New papers published at FunGlass/ May 2020 We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration with the [...]

SSC 2020 is due to COVID-19 situation POSTPONED

May 24th, 2020|Comments Off on SSC 2020 is due to COVID-19 situation POSTPONED

SSC 2020 is due to COVID-19 situation POSTPONED These days we were to confirm acceptance of contributions for the 14th International Conference on Solid State Chemistry (SSC 2020), which was [...]

New projects for FunGlass

May 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on New projects for FunGlass

New projects for FunGlass It is a pleasure for us to announce, that FunGlass researchers have been successful in VEGA grant scheme for period 2020-2023. One project was prepared under the leadership [...]

FunGlass Blood Drive

May 21st, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass Blood Drive

FunGlass Blood Drive Nine members of the FunGlass team donated blood on May 15th and 18th, 2020. Almost 4 Liters of FunGlass blood will help people who need blood transfusions during [...]

The announcement of a public procurement for CEGLASS project

May 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on The announcement of a public procurement for CEGLASS project

The announcement of a public procurement for CEGLASS project On April 28, 2020, the Center for Functional and Surface-Functionalized Glasses at Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín reached an important milestone [...]

FunGlass-FAU collaboration on ion doped bioactive glasses: paper published in Materals Science and Engineering

April 20th, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass-FAU collaboration on ion doped bioactive glasses: paper published in Materals Science and Engineering

FunGlass-FAU collaboration on ion doped bioactive glasses: paper published in Materals Science and Engineering Si Chen, Martin Michálek, Dagmar Galusková, Monika Michálková, Peter Švančárek, Ali Talimian, Hana Kaňková, Jozef Kraxner, [...]

2nd round of PhD admission procedure is open

April 4th, 2020|Comments Off on 2nd round of PhD admission procedure is open

2nd round of PhD admission procedure is open On March  30-31 the first round of PhD admission interviews was realized. 11 topics have been already taken but there is still [...]

New papers published at FunGlass/ April 2020

April 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on New papers published at FunGlass/ April 2020

New papers published at FunGlass We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration with the colleagues from [...]

FunGlass Scientific Board meeting

April 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass Scientific Board meeting

Scientific Board members reviewed FunGlass project progress On 2nd April, 2020, the Scientific Board of FunGlass project held its regular annual meeting. Unfortunately, given the current situation related to corona [...]

FunGlass mentioned in the publication „Science parks and research centres in Slovakia“

March 24th, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass mentioned in the publication „Science parks and research centres in Slovakia“

FunGlass mentioned in the publication „Science parks and research centres in Slovakia“ The Institute for Forecasting of the Slovak Academy of Sciences http://www.prog.sav.sk/  published monography entitled Science parks and research [...]

UPDATED measures in relation to corona virus outbreak – starting from April 1st

March 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on UPDATED measures in relation to corona virus outbreak – starting from April 1st

UPDATED measures in relation to corona virus outbreak News from Trenčín city: https://trencin.sk/en/homepage/ News about situation in Slovakia: https://spectator.sme.sk/?ref=tlogo Dear colleagues, starting from April 1, the working arrangements are coming [...]

The company of VUEZ Levice (Slovakia) thanks for successful long-term cooperation with FunGlass

March 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on The company of VUEZ Levice (Slovakia) thanks for successful long-term cooperation with FunGlass

VUEZ company thanks for successful long-term cooperation and knowledge contribution On the 45th anniversary of its founding, VUEZ company dedicates a silver medal to the staff of Alexander Dubček university [...]

Successful completion of the VEGA research project

March 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Successful completion of the VEGA research project

Successful completion of the VEGA research project “ Structure and properties of oxide glasses - thermodynamic models, entalpic and structural relaxation“ VEGA commission no. 3 for chemical sciences, chemical engineering [...]

Measures in relation to corona virus outbreak

March 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Measures in relation to corona virus outbreak

Measures in relation to corona virus outbreak NEWS from Trenčín city about COVID-19 read here: https://trencin.sk/en/homepage/ The official website of the Slovak Government Office dedicated to Coronavirus in Slovakia: https://www.korona.gov.sk/ Dear Colleagues, [...]

New Positions at FunGlass

March 12th, 2020|Comments Off on New Positions at FunGlass

Come and join FunGlass Centre for Functional and Surface Functionalized Glass is looking for POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS and HEADS of DEPARTMENTS who are interested in working in international research team, having [...]

Rector of the A. Dubček University of Trencin has ordered measures related to the non-spread of possible infection (COVID-19)

March 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Rector of the A. Dubček University of Trencin has ordered measures related to the non-spread of possible infection (COVID-19)

Rector of the University of Trencin has ordered measures related to the non-spread of possible infection (COVID-19) In connection with preventive measures against the spread of a possible disease to [...]

Project on collaboration between FunGlass and University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague (Czech Republic) approved for funding

March 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Project on collaboration between FunGlass and University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague (Czech Republic) approved for funding

Project on collaboration between FunGlass and University of chemistry and technology in Prague, Czech Republic approved for funding A project „Silicate glass surfaces, characterisation, structure, and modification. Collaboration with FunGlass.“ [...]

New cooperation with the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín (Czech Republic)

March 5th, 2020|Comments Off on New cooperation with the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín (Czech Republic)

New cooperation with the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, Czech Republic A new project „Surface-funcionalized glasses: concept of artificial photosynthesis inspired heterostructured nanoparticles“ has been approved for collaboration with the Tomáš [...]

New papers published at FunGlass

March 4th, 2020|Comments Off on New papers published at FunGlass

New papers published at FunGlass We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration with the colleagues from [...]

Visit in CEPLANT, Brno (Czech Republic)

March 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Visit in CEPLANT, Brno (Czech Republic)

FunGlass visit in CEPLANT, Brno FunGlass researchers MSc. Aruchamy, Dr. Neščáková, Dr. Parchoviansky, Dr. Velazquéz visited the CEPLANT centre in Brno, Česká republika, to see the possibilities in plasma processing. [...]

SSC2020 has earned IUPAC endorsement

February 15th, 2020|Comments Off on SSC2020 has earned IUPAC endorsement

SSC2020 has earned IUPAC endorsement We are delighted and proud to announce that the 14th International Conference on Solid State Chemistry (SSC conference) organized by FunGlass (6-10th September) has earned [...]

New scientific papers by FunGlass researchers

February 14th, 2020|Comments Off on New scientific papers by FunGlass researchers

New FunGlass scientific papers were published in peer-reviewed journals We would like to draw your attention to the new papers of our researchers presenting their research results achieved in collaboration [...]

Dzmitry Baihazin (Belarus) gains experience at Funglass

February 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Dzmitry Baihazin (Belarus) gains experience at Funglass

Dzmitry Baihazin – Erasmus student- gains experience at Funglass Dzmitry Baihazin is a new member of FunGlass team from the beginning of February. He is a 4rd-year student of the [...]

FunGlass in Daytona Beach, Florida (USA)

February 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on FunGlass in Daytona Beach, Florida (USA)

The 44th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (link:ICACC2020) organized by the American Ceramic Society on January 23-31, 2020 at Daytona Beach, Florida, was a great opportunity [...]

Dr. J. Kraxner from FunGlass has registered Utility model

January 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Dr. J. Kraxner from FunGlass has registered Utility model

FunGlass has registered Utility model It is a great pleasure to announce that Dr. Jozef Kraxner´s utility model  was entered on January 20th  in the Register of Utility Models in [...]

Prof. Paolo Colombo from University of Padova at FunGlass

December 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Prof. Paolo Colombo from University of Padova at FunGlass

Prof. Paolo Colombo at FunGlass It was a great pleasure to welcome at FunGlass  Prof. Paolo Colombo from Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, Italy. On December 13th ha [...]

Autumn FunGlass School 2019

December 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Autumn FunGlass School 2019

Autumn FunGlass School in  Papradno From 27 to 29 November 2019, FunGlass researchers, PhD students and administrative employees spent their regular FunGlass School in Papradno. Prof. D. de Ligny [...]

FunGlass Review Meeting

November 25th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass Review Meeting

FunGlass Review Meeting During November 18 – November 20, 2019 we welcomed at the premises of FunGlass Centre the representatives of the European Commission and partners institutions, namely external auditors [...]

Prof. D. Galusek on Widening day in Brussels (Belgium)

November 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Prof. D. Galusek on Widening day in Brussels (Belgium)

Widening day in Brussels Prof. Dušan Galusek participated in November at the Widening day in Brussels organised by European Commission. The event brought together all stakeholders of the Widening programme, [...]

Biomaterials project meeting at NTU Taipei (Taiwan)

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Biomaterials project meeting at NTU Taipei (Taiwan)

Biomaterials project meeting at NTU Taipei Prof. Galusek, Dr. Michálek, and dr. Galusková met on November 5th the project partners of the joint SAS-MOST project Scaffolds and biocomposites for tissue [...]

“LFC at FunGlass” submitted

November 17th, 2019|Comments Off on “LFC at FunGlass” submitted

Era Chair proposal "LFC at FunGlass" submitted We are very pleased to inform that the Era Chair proposal named Establishing Laboratory of Functional Coatings at Alexander Dubček University of Trenčin [...]

FunGlass at the 14th Pacrim conference in Okinawa (Japan)

November 16th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass at the 14th Pacrim conference in Okinawa (Japan)

FunGlass at the 14th Pacrim conference in Okinawa Prof. Galusek and dr. Galuskova participated at the 13th Pacific Rim Conference (LINK: http://www.ceramic.or.jp/pacrim13/), organised by the Ceramic Society of Japan, in [...]

Sol-gel course with Prof. Alicia Duran from CSIC Madrid (Spain)

November 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Sol-gel course with Prof. Alicia Duran from CSIC Madrid (Spain)

Sol-gel course FUNGLASS INTRODUCTION TO SOL-GEL SCIENCE Alicia Durán Research Professor CSIC, Madrid Last days FunGlass researchersa and PhD. students spent their time with Alicia Duran- Research Professor of Institute [...]

FunGlass- Scientific and Technical Team of the year 2019

November 15th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass- Scientific and Technical Team of the year 2019

FunGlass- Scientific and Technical Team of the year 2019 On 7 November 2019, 14 scientists and researchers and 3 science and technology teams from Slovakia received the Science and Technology [...]

Successful minimal thesis exam

November 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Successful minimal thesis exam

Successful minimal thesis exam We are pleased to announce that today, November 15th, our PhD students Nurshen Mutlu, MSc. and Fulden Dogrul, MSc. have successfully passed their minimal thesis exam. [...]

Slovak Science and Technology Week at FunGlass

November 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Slovak Science and Technology Week at FunGlass

Slovak Science and Technology Week at FunGlass On November 6th, 2019, within the Science and Technology Week, FunGlass center was visited by students from grammar school – Piaristické gymnázium Jozefa [...]

Meeting of the Industrial Board of FunGlass Centre

November 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Meeting of the Industrial Board of FunGlass Centre

Meeting of the Industrial Board of FunGlass Centre On 24th October, 2019 Industrial Board of FunGlass Centre organized its third meeting. Industrial Board comprises the representatives of both Slovak-regional (AGC [...]

Dr. Kristin Griebenow – new FG colleague from Jena, Germany

November 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. Kristin Griebenow – new FG colleague from Jena, Germany

New FunGlass colleague from Jena From the middle of October Department of Functional Materials team has a new member from Jena, Germany- Dr. Kristin Griebenow. She studied chemistry and received [...]

Workshop with Prof. Himanshu Jain from Lehigh University (USA)

November 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Workshop with Prof. Himanshu Jain from Lehigh University (USA)

Workshop with Prof. Himanshu Jain from Lehigh University, USA It was a pleasure to welcome to FunGlass Centre Prof. Himanshu Jain from Lehigh University in USA. Professor Jain is a [...]

CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic) and FunGlass Collaboration

October 30th, 2019|Comments Off on CEITEC Brno (Czech Republic) and FunGlass Collaboration

CEITEC and FunGlass Collaboration It was a pleasure to invite Dr. Václav Pouchlý, from CEITEC, Brno (https://www.ceitec.eu), to FunGlass. During his stay at our centre (14th -18th October),  Dr . [...]

FunGlass researchers start their research training program in the Institute of Biomaterials in Erlangen

October 28th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass researchers start their research training program in the Institute of Biomaterials in Erlangen

FunGlass researchers start their research training program in the Institute of Biomaterials in Erlangen Three researchers of the FunGlass Centre have started their research activities at the Institute of Biomaterials, [...]

Prof. Delia Brauer from FSU Jena (Germany) has lectures at Funglass

October 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Prof. Delia Brauer from FSU Jena (Germany) has lectures at Funglass

Prof. Delia Brauer´s lectures at Funglass It was a pleasure to welcome to FunGlass Prof. Delia Brauer from Otto Schott Institute of Materials Research, Fridrich Schiller University, Jena (LINK: https://www.brauergroup.uni-jena.de/). [...]

Dr. Nasima Afsharimani´s training at the University of Bath (UK)

October 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. Nasima Afsharimani´s training at the University of Bath (UK)

Dr. Nasima Afsharimani´s training at the University of Bath, UK Dr. Nasima Afsharimani, researcher in Department of Coating Processes at FunGlass, is back from a short stay visit in Bath, [...]

P. Otrubcak participated in “Information Days Horizon 2020” organized by European Commission in Brussels (Belgium)

September 27th, 2019|Comments Off on P. Otrubcak participated in “Information Days Horizon 2020” organized by European Commission in Brussels (Belgium)

Peter Otrubcak participated in "Information Days Horizon 2020 – Societal Challenge 5 “ Climate action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw materials”. The event took place from 16th to 19th September 2019 in [...]

FunGlass participated at the 30th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials in Dresden

September 20th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass participated at the 30th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials in Dresden

FunGlass participated at the 30th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials Dr. Martin Michálek, Dr. Si Chen and Fatih Kurtuldu actively participated at the 30th Annual Conference of [...]

Research staff of FunGlass has new members

September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Research staff of FunGlass has new members

Research staff of FunGlass has new members That´s pleasure to announce that in the beginning of September FunGlass Research staff was enriched by two new members: Martin Blaško recived a [...]

Dr. Peter Hostak visited University of Padova, Italy

September 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. Peter Hostak visited University of Padova, Italy

FunGlass in Padua As part of the continuing training activities of the project FunGlass, the head of the Administration department Peter Hostak PhD has visited University of Padua. The purpose [...]

FunGlass School 2019/part 2 / November 27-29

September 16th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass School 2019/part 2 / November 27-29

FunGlass School 2019/part 2 Date: November 27-29 Place: Hotel Podjavorník, Papradno (LINK: http://hotelpodjavornik.sk/) Invitation with detailed information: Invitation FGschool 2019-2

Dr. M. Michalek and Dr. Si Chen finished their training stay at FAU Erlangen-Nurnberg (Germany)

September 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. M. Michalek and Dr. Si Chen finished their training stay at FAU Erlangen-Nurnberg (Germany)

Dr. Michálek and Dr. Si Chen back to FunGlass Dr. Martin Michalek and Dr. Si Chen just completed the one-year training stay at The Institute of Biomaterials at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg. [...]

Visit from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow (Poland)

September 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Visit from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow (Poland)

Visit from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Dr. Ing. Elżbieta Greiner-Wrona from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, Department [...]

FunGlass participation in Medicta 2019 in Roma (Italy)

August 30th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass participation in Medicta 2019 in Roma (Italy)

FunGlass participation in Medicta2019 in Roma FunGlass researchers, Assoc. prof. Mária Chromčíková, Ph.D., and Branislav Hruška, PhD. participated from the 27th to the 30th of August 2019 in 5th Central and [...]

The big poll of Slovak scientists

July 31st, 2019|Comments Off on The big poll of Slovak scientists

The big poll of Slovak scientists The SME daily cerated a poll, in which twice per month asks Slovak scientists, researchers and innovators for their opinion on different social and cultural [...]

Notice of defence proceedings

July 31st, 2019|Comments Off on Notice of defence proceedings

Notice of defence of dissertations- Ing. Jana Vráblová On August 22nd, 2019 there will be a defence of dissertations of PhD student Jana Vráblová, A. Dubček University of Trenčín, in [...]

Prof. Galusek appointed editor of the JECS

July 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Prof. Galusek appointed editor of the JECS

Prof. Galusek appointed editor of the Journal of the European Ceramic Society As for July 22, 2019, prof. Galusek, the FunGlass director, has been appointed a member of editorial board of [...]

FunGlass in Burgas (Bulgaria)

July 9th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass in Burgas (Bulgaria)

FunGlass in Burgas- International Symposium on Materials, Methods And Technologies Our researchers assoc. prof. Mária Chromčíková, PhD.,  Branislav Hruška, PhD. and PhD. student Ola Nowicka successfully presented their scientific results [...]

FunGlass team in ECerS Torino (Italy)

June 26th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass team in ECerS Torino (Italy)

FunGlass team in ECerS Torino FunGlass team, prof. Dušan Galusek, Arish Dasan, PhD., Jozef Kraxner, PhD., Alexandra Nowicka, MSc., Babu Singarapu, PhD. and Ali Talimian, PhD.  participated from the 16th [...]

Dr. P. Hostak at the “Seminar on the preparation of project proposals for the TWINNING” in Prague (Czech Republic)

June 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. P. Hostak at the “Seminar on the preparation of project proposals for the TWINNING” in Prague (Czech Republic)

Seminar on the preparation of project proposals for the TWINNING call in Prague On 19th May, 2019 Peter Hošták, PhD., Head of CAU, participated in seminar on the preparation of [...]

FunGlass team at ICG 2019 in Boston (USA)

June 20th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass team at ICG 2019 in Boston (USA)

FunGlass team at ICG 2019 in Boston FunGlass team has attended the annual 25th International congress on glass (ICG2019) in Boston, MA, USA. FunGlass was represented by Radoslav Varga and [...]

FunGlass participation at the Teaming club meeting in Riga (Latvia)

May 31st, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass participation at the Teaming club meeting in Riga (Latvia)

FunGlass participation at the Teaming club meeting in Riga, Latvia The FunGlass director, prof. Dušan Galusek and the Head of CAU, Peter Hošták, PhD. participated at the Teaming club meeting, [...]

Spring FunGlass School in picturesque Čertov again

May 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Spring FunGlass School in picturesque Čertov again

Spring FunGlass School in picturesque Čertov again! During May 20 – 22, 2019, we met for the third time at the FunGlass School which took place  again in Čertov – [...]

FunGlass team at „Engineering Ceramics 2019“ workshop in Smolenice

May 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass team at „Engineering Ceramics 2019“ workshop in Smolenice

FunGlass team at „Engineering Ceramics 2019“ workshop in Smolenice Advanced Research Workshop „Engineering Ceramics 2019“- Ceramics for people was organized in Smolenice castle (May 12-16, 2019). The FunGlass team was [...]

Dr. J. Velázquez García back to Slovakia

May 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. J. Velázquez García back to Slovakia

Dr. J. Velázquez García back to Slovakia It is a pleasure to inform that Dr. José J. Velázquez, one of our researchers at Department of Coatings, has successfully complete his [...]

Jacob Peterson from the USA is a new FunGlass member

May 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Jacob Peterson from the USA is a new FunGlass member

Jacob Peterson - New FunGlass Team Member Jacob Peterson aquired his bachelor´s degree in chemical engineering from Washington State University. He then worked at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for [...]

“Tour de ERA workshops” were going on

May 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on “Tour de ERA workshops” were going on

“Tour de ERA workshops” were going on On 29th – 30th April 2019 Centre for Scientific and Technical Information (CVTI) of the Slovak Republic organised two-day workshop in the frame [...]

Professor Alicia Durán – Glass Person of the Year 2019

April 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Professor Alicia Durán – Glass Person of the Year 2019

Professor Alicia Durán – Glass Person of the Year 2019 That´s pleasure to announce that Prof. Alicia Durán, Research Professor of Institute for Ceramic and Glass (CSIC), Spain, and member [...]

Dr. Miroslava Hujová joining FunGlass as of April 2019

April 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. Miroslava Hujová joining FunGlass as of April 2019

Dr. Miroslava Hujová joining FunGlass as of April 2019 Miroslava Hujová has returned to Slovakia after eight years spent in Czech Republic and in United States of America to join [...]

FunGlass representatives participeted in workshop of „Tour de ERA“ in Kosice (Slovakia)

April 17th, 2019|Comments Off on FunGlass representatives participeted in workshop of „Tour de ERA“ in Kosice (Slovakia)

FunGlass representatives participeted in workshop of „Tour de ERA“ On 15th April 2019, dr. Zuzana Neščáková, researcher of Dpt. of Biomaterials and dr. Andrea Chrastinová, EP office manager, participated in [...]

Dr. Dasan returned from his one year training in Padova

April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. Dasan returned from his one year training in Padova

Dr. Dasan returned from his one year training in Padova It is a pleasure to note that Dr. Arish Dasan, one of our FunGlass researchers at the Department of the [...]

CEGLASS project contract approved

April 11th, 2019|Comments Off on CEGLASS project contract approved

CEGLASS project contract approved FunGlass team, led by prof. Dušan Galusek, DrSc., succeeded as the first among the applicants in the Slovak Republic in receiving complementary funding from the Operational [...]

Another successful project approved by the Scientific Grant Agency (VEGA)

April 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Another successful project approved by the Scientific Grant Agency (VEGA)

Another successful project approved by the Scientific Grant Agency (VEGA) A project with the title Multi-layered bioglass structures for regenerative medicine prepared by tape casting and lamination, led by Dr. Martin Michálek from [...]

Two year anniversary of FunGlass

March 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Two year anniversary of FunGlass

FunGlass evaluated its two-year progress         The Scientific Board held its regular annual meeting in FunGlass on March 14-15, 2019. It was attended by all its members - Prof. Dušan Galusek, [...]

Visit of Ambassador of the Islamic republic of Iran

March 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Visit of Ambassador of the Islamic republic of Iran

Visit of Ambassador of the Islamic republic of Iran On March 18th, 2019 we welcomed ambassador of the Islamic republic of Iran, His Excellency Ebadollah Molaei at our university. The [...]

Aldo R. Boccaccini elected to the Acatech

March 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Aldo R. Boccaccini elected to the Acatech

Aldo R. Boccaccini elected to the National Academy of Science and Engineering of Germany Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, and member [...]

Presentation of FunGlass at the event of SLORD in Brussels

March 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Presentation of FunGlass at the event of SLORD in Brussels

Presentation of FunGlass at the event of SLORD in Brussels On March 7, 2019, a ceremonial event was held on the premises of the Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic [...]

Dr. Zulema Vargas from Mexico – new FG member

February 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. Zulema Vargas from Mexico – new FG member

Dr. Zulema Vargas - new member of FunGlass team It is a pleasure to welcome a new member of FunGlass team, Dr. Zulema Vargas, who is joining Department of Biomaterials. [...]

Cooperation with University of Pardubice (Czech Republic)

February 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Cooperation with University of Pardubice (Czech Republic)

Cooperation with University of Pardubice During the week 18-22th February 2019 FunGlass Centre provided training for Dr. Bělina from University of Pardubice. The training´s topic: Thermal and phase analysis of [...]

New PhD Theses

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on New PhD Theses

New PhD Theses 2019/2020 More information about PhD. study program you can find here: https://www.funglass.eu/study-programs/doctoral-study-phd/ Here is the list of recent PhD theses for the Academic year 2019/2020: Corrosion and weathering [...]

Sport day at FunGlass

February 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Sport day at FunGlass

Sport Day at FunGlass Friday, February 8, 2019 was a Fun day at FunGlass as together with colleagues from Institute of Inorganic Chemistry in Bratislava we held common Sports Day! [...]

Dr. A. Chrastinova participated in HRS4R training in Brussels (Belgium)

February 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. A. Chrastinova participated in HRS4R training in Brussels (Belgium)

FunGlass Centre has the ambition to become a member of European organisations investing in researchers’ talents, skills and career development by implementing the principles of the 'European Charter for Researchers and [...]

Dr. Liliana Liverani elected to the Young Scientists Forum of the European Society for Biomaterials

February 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Dr. Liliana Liverani elected to the Young Scientists Forum of the European Society for Biomaterials

Dr. Liliana Liverani elected to the Young Scientists Forum of the European Society for Biomaterials We congratulate Dr. Liliana Liverani, research associate at the Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, [...]

Title Doctor Honoris Causa for Prof. Marek Liška, DSc

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Title Doctor Honoris Causa for Prof. Marek Liška, DSc

Title Doctor Honoris Causa for Prof. Marek Liška, DSc It is a great pleasure to inform you that prof. Marek Liška, DSc was awarded the honourable scientific title doctor honoris causa [...]

P. Otrubcak participated in the workshop – “EU Research Infrastructure“ organized by Milano-Bicocca University (Italy)

January 20th, 2019|Comments Off on P. Otrubcak participated in the workshop – “EU Research Infrastructure“ organized by Milano-Bicocca University (Italy)

On 14th-17th January 2019, Peter Otrubcak, FunGlass Project manager, participated in the Workshop – “EU Research Infrastructure - Science and society“, organized by Milano-Bicocca University, Italy. The aim of the workshop was [...]

Scaffolds and biocomposites for tissue regeneration – new project approved

January 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Scaffolds and biocomposites for tissue regeneration – new project approved

Scaffolds and biocomposites for tissue regeneration – new project approved We are pleased to inform our colleagues, friends and partners about the approval of project application submitted within bilateral scientific [...]

Presentation of FunGlass at the JOINT MEETING of DGG – USTV

January 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Presentation of FunGlass at the JOINT MEETING of DGG – USTV

Presentation of FunGlass at the JOINT MEETING of DGG – USTV We would like to extend a cordial invitation to the FunGlass Special Session which will take place in the framework [...]

FunGlass researchers at department of Ceramic Materials Engineering at University of Bayreuth

December 21st, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass researchers at department of Ceramic Materials Engineering at University of Bayreuth

FunGlass researchers at department of Ceramic Materials Engineering at University of Bayreuth In the frame of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) two researches of FunGlass, Dr. Ivana Petríková and [...]

FunGlass PhD students actively participating at APVV project

December 20th, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass PhD students actively participating at APVV project

FunGlass PhD students actively participating at APVV project From 19th of November to 8th of December, 2018 our PhD student Aleksandra Nowicka, participated in the research stay at Mateis, INSA [...]

Funglass’s first ‘graduate’

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Funglass’s first ‘graduate’ We would like to happily announce that FunGlass has its first ‘graduate’ of one year training at a partner institution: Dr. Zuzana Neščáková just completed and returned [...]

FSU Jena success at 2018 Innovation Radar Prize of the European Commission

December 12th, 2018|Comments Off on FSU Jena success at 2018 Innovation Radar Prize of the European Commission

FSU Jena success at 2018 Innovation Radar Prize of the European Commission The European Commission has awarded Europe's most promising digital innovations emerging from EU funded research and innovation projects. It is with [...]

Participation of P. Otrubcak in the training – “V4 Project management “ in Brussels (Belgium)

December 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Participation of P. Otrubcak in the training – “V4 Project management “ in Brussels (Belgium)

From 4th to 7th December 2018, Peter Otrubcak, FunGlass Project manager, participated in the Training/Networking – “V4 Project management “ organized by the Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development [...]

Morning cup of cocoa offered by Saint ‘Mikulas’

December 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Morning cup of cocoa offered by Saint ‘Mikulas’

Morning cup of cocoa offered by Saint ‘Mikulas’ FunGlass stands not only for ‘functional’ but also for FUN – as a proof, this morning we got together for a morning [...]

2nd part of FunGlass school 2018 successfully completed

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2nd part of FunGlass school 2018 successfully completed Following-up on the 1st part of FunGlass school, we are gladly reporting that we successfully organized the 2nd half of this important [...]

Reserachers´ career development at FunGlass Centre

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Reserachers´ career development at FunGlass Centre It is our pleasure to announce that our colleagues, Robert Klement, PhD. and Mária Chromčíková, PhD. were awarded titles of “Associate Professor” in the [...]

Prof. Boccaccini (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) in the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2018

December 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Prof. Boccaccini (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) in the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2018

Prof. Boccaccini (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) in the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2018 Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini, Head of the Institute of Biomaterials, at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and scientific board [...]

2nd Annual Meeting of International Board

November 20th, 2018|Comments Off on 2nd Annual Meeting of International Board

2nd Annual Meeting of International Board It is with pleasure that we can report on 2nd annual meeting of International Board (IAB) held on November 8, 2018 in Trencin, Slovakia. [...]

New colleague joining FunGlass

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on New colleague joining FunGlass

New colleague joining FunGlass It is our pleasure to announce that the administration department of FunGlass has expanded! As of November Ms. Monika Šandrejová joined us to become a member [...]

Interview with Professor Dušan Galusek for The Slovak Spectator

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Interview with Professor Dušan Galusek for The Slovak Spectator

Interview with Professor Dušan Galusek for The Slovak Spectator The director of FunGlass Centre Prof. Dušan Galusek gave the interview for The Slovak Spectator- the only one Slovak English-language newspaper. [...]

Corrosion of dental materials at FunGlass

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Corrosion of dental materials at FunGlass

Corrosion of dental materials at FunGlass Dr. Helen Reveron from Mateis, INSA Lyon, France, visited FunGlass on October 22-24, in the frame of a joint bilateral project APVV project SK-FR-2017-0008 [...]

Art and science overlapping

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Art and science overlapping

Art and science overlapping On October 22, the FunGlass centre was visited by Mr. Patrik Illo, a renowned Slovak glass designer and the head of the Department of glass design [...]

FunGlass researcher at MS&T 18, Columbus, Ohio (USA)

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass researcher at MS&T 18, Columbus, Ohio (USA)

FunGlass researcher at MS&T 18, Columbus OH, USA FunGlass researcher Dr. Jozef Kraxner took part at conference Materials Science & Technology 2018, combined with ACerS 120th Annual Meeting hold on [...]

Success for Dr. Ivana Petríková in Competition of Young Scientists

October 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Success for Dr. Ivana Petríková in Competition of Young Scientists

Success for Dr. Ivana Petríková in Competition of Young Scientists On October 18th there was held the Competition of Young Scientists at Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of Slovak Academy of [...]

FunGlass researchers start their training period in the Erlangen Institute of Biomaterials

October 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass researchers start their training period in the Erlangen Institute of Biomaterials

FunGlass researchers start their training period in the Erlangen Institute of Biomaterials This brief article is to bring ‘regards’ from current team of 4 senior researchers undertaking their training period [...]

Widening day in Brussels

October 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Widening day in Brussels

Widening day in Brussels At the Widening day organized by the REA in Brussels on October 16, the FunGlass centre has been represented by its director, prof. Galusek. The day [...]

FunGlass Open Day / November 6

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FunGlass Open Day / November 6 FunGlass invites to OPEN DAY within the Science and Technology Week in the Slovak Republic, which is oganized by Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the [...]

P. Otrubcak participated in the conference – „Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions beyond 2020“ in Vienna (Austria)

October 17th, 2018|Comments Off on P. Otrubcak participated in the conference – „Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions beyond 2020“ in Vienna (Austria)

On 1st-3rd October 2018, Peter Otrubcak, FunGlass Project manager participated in the MSCA Conference and in workshops „MSCA and their innovation potential“ and „Strengthening Human Capital and Skills Development- Exchanges“ [...]

FunGlass & Researchers’ Night (University of Padova)

October 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass & Researchers’ Night (University of Padova)

FunGlass & Researchers' Night (University of Padova) The Researchers' Night is a mega event taking place every year on a single September night in about 300 cities all over Europe, [...]

FunGlass participation in the 2nd Polish – Slovak – Chinese Seminar on Ceramics, Krakow, Poland 2018

September 17th, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass participation in the 2nd Polish – Slovak – Chinese Seminar on Ceramics, Krakow, Poland 2018

FunGlass participation in the 2nd Polish – Slovak – Chinese Seminar on Ceramics, Krakow, Poland 2018 Two of our FunGlass researchers attended the 2nd Polish – Slovak – Chinese Seminar [...]

FunGlass extended helping hand in a voluntary project

September 13th, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass extended helping hand in a voluntary project

FunGlass extended helping hand in a voluntary project  or Teambuilding by the river... After summer „break“ there was a great time to start new season with common teambuilding activity. On [...]

Business meeting with LG Chemistry from Korea

September 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Business meeting with LG Chemistry from Korea

Business meeting with LG Chemistry On invitation from LG Chemistry, Korea, the FunGlass director, prof. Galusek visited on August 29 the LG research and development centre in Seoul. At the [...]

Congratulations to fresh PhD graduates!

September 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Congratulations to fresh PhD graduates!

Congratulations to fresh PhD graduates! It is with pride that we can inform about successful completion of PhD studies of four doctorate students who pursued their PhD study program in [...]

First periodical meeting held on July 25-26, 2018

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First periodical meeting held on July 25-26, 2018 In spite of holiday season, summer in FunGlass keeps everybody really busy: Working hard on reports closing the 1st reporting period, deliverables [...]

Lecturer from the University of the West Indies at FunGlass

July 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Lecturer from the University of the West Indies at FunGlass

Lecturer from the University of the West Indies at FunGlass Venkateswara Rao Penugonda, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D.  Physics lecturer from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Jamaica has [...]

Project WLEDMAT approved for funding

July 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Project WLEDMAT approved for funding

Project WLEDMAT approved for funding A new project APVV-17-0049 “Novel glass and glass-ceramic rare-earth aluminates-based phosphors for energy-saving solid state lighting sources emitting white light (pc-WLEDs)” (acronym WLEDMAT) has been [...]

FunGlass participants at the PNCS-ESG2018 conference in St. Malo France

July 19th, 2018|Comments Off on FunGlass participants at the PNCS-ESG2018 conference in St. Malo France

FunGlass participants at the PNCS-ESG2018 conference in St. Malo France Three FunGlass researchers attended the 15th international conference on Physics of Non-Crystalline Physics organized in conjuction with the bi-annual 14th [...]

10th ICG Montpellier Summer School

July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on 10th ICG Montpellier Summer School

10th ICG Montpellier Summer School Our PhD students Fatih Kurtuldu, Petr Chrast, Susanta Sengupta  and researcher Dr. Jozef Prachar take part in 10th ICG Montpellier Summer School held on July [...]

ICC7 2018 congress in Brasil with a FunGlass representative

July 15th, 2018|Comments Off on ICC7 2018 congress in Brasil with a FunGlass representative

ICC7 2018 congress in Brasil with a FunGlass representative The International congress on ceramics ICC2018 (http://www.icc7.com.br) organised by the Brasilian Ceramic Society on June 17-21 in Foz do Iguaçú with [...]

Teaming club meeting in Nikosia, Cyprus

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Teaming club meeting in Nikosia, Cyprus

Teaming club meeting in Nikosia The FunGlass director, prof. Galusek participated at the teaming club meeting, which took place from May 31 till June 1, 2018, at the premises of [...]

P. Otrubcak participated in training stay in Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron /DESY/ in Hamburg (Germany)

June 15th, 2018|Comments Off on P. Otrubcak participated in training stay in Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron /DESY/ in Hamburg (Germany)

We would like to inform you that our collegue Peter Otrubcak was one of three successful applicants from the whole EU in Call for Applications for Knowledge/Staff Exchange programme organized by [...]

For the first time FunGlass hosted its ‘FunGlass school’

May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on For the first time FunGlass hosted its ‘FunGlass school’

For the first time FunGlass hosted its ‘FunGlass school’ Attended by all FunGlass researchers, PhD students and staff members, the three day event took place in the venue of Hotel [...]

New Colleagues from India and China Joining FunGlass

May 14th, 2018|Comments Off on New Colleagues from India and China Joining FunGlass

New Colleagues Joining FunGlass We are happy to welcome new colleagues joining FunGlass research center as of May 14th – Dr. Durgaprasad D. Ramteke who will become a member of [...]

Slovak Business Agency at FunGlass

May 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Slovak Business Agency at FunGlass

Slovak Business Agency at FunGlass Representatives of the Slovak Business Agency, Ms. Olga Nemethova and Mr. Lukas Dzurik visited FunGlass on April 24. During their meeting with the FunGlass director, [...]

EARMA 2018 Conference Panel Discussion

April 26th, 2018|Comments Off on EARMA 2018 Conference Panel Discussion

EARMA 2018 Conference Panel Discussion On invitation of the NCP Poland Deputy Director Katarzyna Walczyk-Matuszyk the FunGlas director, prof. Galusek participated at the panel discussion entitled “Overcoming the participation gap: [...]

Susanta Sengupta -New FunGlass PhD student

April 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Susanta Sengupta -New FunGlass PhD student

Susanta Sengupta -New FunGlass PhD student Susanta Sengupta completed his M.Sc in Chemistry from University of Kalyani in 2013 (INDIA). He did his specialization in Inorganic chemistry and his master [...]

Arish Dasan at international partner of FunGlass in Padova

April 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Arish Dasan at international partner of FunGlass in Padova

Arish Dasan at international partner of FunGlass in Padova Dr. Arish Dasan has joined for his research training programme with our FunGlass international collaborator Prof. Enrico Bernardo and his team, [...]

New research on persistent phosphors will be funded at FunGlass

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on New research on persistent phosphors will be funded at FunGlass

New research on persistent phosphors will be funded at FunGlass A grant No 1/0527/18 „Long persistent phosphors based on stoichiometric aluminates and silicates for optical and biomedical applications“ led by dr. [...]

A grant on corrosion and weathering of tableware glass approved for funding by the VEGA grant agency

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on A grant on corrosion and weathering of tableware glass approved for funding by the VEGA grant agency

A grant on corrosion and weathering of tableware glass approved for funding by the VEGA grant agency A grant No 1/0064/18 „Corrosion and weathering of tableware glass“ led by prof. Marek Liška [...]

The grant agency of the Slovak ministry of education approved for funding a new research grant for the FunGlass centre

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on The grant agency of the Slovak ministry of education approved for funding a new research grant for the FunGlass centre

The grant agency of the Slovak ministry of education approved for funding a new research grant for the FunGlass centre The project No 1/0431/18 „The relationship between composition, structure and properties [...]

Dr. Radoslav Varga – new colleague Joining FunGlass

April 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Dr. Radoslav Varga – new colleague Joining FunGlass

It is our pleasure to announce that as of April 2018 FunGlass has expanded by another team member, Dr. Radoslav Varga, who was selected for the position of  Project Manager of [...]

Additive Manufacturing at the University of Padova

April 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Additive Manufacturing at the University of Padova

Additive manufacturing at the University of Padova On March 21 prof. Galusek and dr. Kraxner met prof. Enrico Bernardo, dr. Hamada Elsayed, and prof. Paolo Colombo from the Department of [...]

Visit at Nuova Ompi in Padova region (Italy)

April 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Visit at Nuova Ompi in Padova region (Italy)

Visit at Nuova Ompi, Piombino Dese On March 20 prof. Galusek and dr. Kraxner visited the company Nuova Ompi S.r.l. located in Piombino Dese, close to Padova, Italy. The company [...]

PhD Study at FunGlass

March 21st, 2018|Comments Off on PhD Study at FunGlass

Study your PhD in a newly established FunGlass centre funded from EU H2020 program! WHO? Graduates of master study WHAT? Inorganic technologies and non-metallic materials WHY? Unique opportunity to play [...]

Research training program at the Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

March 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Research training program at the Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Research training program at the Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg In the framework of the EU funded (Horizon 2020) FunGlass project (GA n. 739566), (http://www.funglass.eu/), Dr. Zuzana Nescakova is [...]

New Researchers at Department of Coating Processes

March 16th, 2018|Comments Off on New Researchers at Department of Coating Processes

New Researchers at Department of Coating Processes Rajesh Dagupati received his PhD degree (2014) in Solid State Spectroscopy from the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. The title of [...]

Video Report on FunGlass on Regional TV

March 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Video Report on FunGlass on Regional TV

Video Report on FunGlass on Regional TV Regional TV Raj published these days video report on FunGlass and informed about the first year of Centre existence. You can watch it  HERE [...]

1st Anniversary of FunGlass Centre

March 8th, 2018|Comments Off on 1st Anniversary of FunGlass Centre

1st Anniversary of FunGlass Centre The Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín research center of excellence, FunGass, evaluates its first year of activity Twelve months have elapsed since the launch of [...]

Liene Šāble – Erasmus Student from Latvia

March 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Liene Šāble – Erasmus Student from Latvia

Liene Šāble - Erasmus Student from Latvia Liene Šāble is a new member of FunGlass team from the beginning of March.  She has graduated her master degree in Civil Engeneering [...]

Successful Outcome of a VEGA Grant

March 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Successful Outcome of a VEGA Grant

Successful Outcome of a VEGA Grant The Commission of the grant agency VEGA for machinery engineering, information and communication technologies and materials science evaluated the research projects, which have ended [...]

Round Table at the Research Agency

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Round Table at the Research Agency On February 21 the Research Agency of the Slovak republic organized a round table with all successful Teaming applicants from Slovakia, presenting their activities, [...]

New Research Project Approved for Funding

February 26th, 2018|Comments Off on New Research Project Approved for Funding

New Research Project Approved for Funding A new project SK-FR-2017-0008 Corrosion and low temperature degradation of zirconia based bioceramics (acronym CoroDent) has been approved for funding by the Slovak research [...]

Funglass Coordinator at REA Hedquaters in Brussels

February 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Funglass Coordinator at REA Hedquaters in Brussels

Funglass Coordinator at REA Hedquaters in Brussels On February 8th prof. Galusek, the FunGlass project coordinator and the FunGlass centre director, visited the Research Executive Agency (REA) headquarters in Brussels. [...]

Metrology in Chemical Laboratory / expert workshop on ISO/IEC 17025:2017

February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Metrology in Chemical Laboratory / expert workshop on ISO/IEC 17025:2017

Metrology in Chemical Laboratory under the ISO standard ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Expert workshop on new ISO standard ISO/IEC 17025:2017 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories Explanation [...]

IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY with Prof. Petr Viscor

February 14th, 2018|Comments Off on IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY with Prof. Petr Viscor

IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY with Prof. Petr Viscor These days we have at FunGlass Centre a visiting professor, dr. Peter Viscor, recognised expert in the field of impedance spectroscopy. He will give several [...]

Crystal Wing Award Nomination for Prof. Galusek

January 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Crystal Wing Award Nomination for Prof. Galusek

Crystal Wing Award Nomination for Prof. Galusek A total of 27 people have been nominated for the 2017 Crystal Wing awards. These awards recognize exceptional people working in nine areas: [...]

New Researcher from Spain at FunGlass

January 25th, 2018|Comments Off on New Researcher from Spain at FunGlass

New Researcher from Spain at FunGlass José Joaquín Velázquez García received his PhD in Applied Physics at Universidad de La Laguna (ULL). The topic of his PhD thesis was Lanthanides [...]

Hesham El-Maghraby from Egypt – new member of FunGlass

January 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Hesham El-Maghraby from Egypt – new member of FunGlass

FunGlass Has a New Member Hesham El-Maghraby earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry and Technology of Inorganic Materials from the University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT), Prague, Czech Republic in 2008. [...]

Mgr. Peter Otrubcak – new Project manager joining FunGlass

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Mgr. Peter Otrubcak – new Project manager joining FunGlass

It is our pleasure to announce that FunGlass welcomed a new staff member, Mgr. Peter Otrubčák, who joined the EU Office within the Administration department as Project manager (Grant Proposal Services [...]

New Organization Entity of FunGlass

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on New Organization Entity of FunGlass

New Organization Entity of FunGlass On January 1, 2018 the Centre for Functional Surface Functionalized Glass came into life as a new organization entity in the framework of the Alexander [...]

Dr. Arish Dasan from India – New FunGlass Researcher

January 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Dr. Arish Dasan from India – New FunGlass Researcher

Dr. Arish Dasan- New FunGlass Researcher Dr. Arish Dasan, after completing his Ph.D in inorganic chemistry from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tamilnadu, India, he served as a faculty member in the [...]

The New Year with New Colleagues

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on The New Year with New Colleagues

The New Year with New Colleagues It is pleasure to announce that the Funglass has expanded by new colleagues Martin Michalek and Monika Michalek. Martin Michálek received his PhD degree [...]

Dr. Ali Talimian from Iran – New Researcher at FunGlass

December 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Dr. Ali Talimian from Iran – New Researcher at FunGlass

Ali Talimian – New Researcher at Funglass On December 12, 2017, the Funglass team has been enriched by new researcher Dr. Ali Talimian. Ali Talimian received a PhD in Materials Science [...]

New Member of FunGlass Team

December 15th, 2017|Comments Off on New Member of FunGlass Team

New Member of Funglass Team Jozef Prachar received his MSc. degree in 2012 in Faculty of Natural Sciences at Comenius University in Bratislava for the topic of computational design and [...]

National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU in Poland

December 11th, 2017|Comments Off on National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU in Poland

National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU in Poland On invitation of the National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU in Poland Prof. Galusek, the teaming project coordinator [...]

Our researcher at the Gent University (Belgium)

November 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Our researcher at the Gent University (Belgium)

Our researcher in Ghent University laboratories On the basis of bilateral agreement between Slovak Academy of Sciences and Research Foundation Flanders FWO /Belgium/, Dr. Anna Prnová (Joint Glass Centre Department) [...]

PhD student from University of Bologna at FunGlass

November 27th, 2017|Comments Off on PhD student from University of Bologna at FunGlass

PhD student from University of Bologna at FunGlass Sara Fiorentino stayed at FunGlass from the 13th to 24th of November based on mutual collaboration of Dr. Dagmar Galuskova with Prof. Mariangela [...]

Kick-off meeting of International Advisory Board

November 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Kick-off meeting of International Advisory Board

Kick-off meeting of International Advisory Board On 20th November International Advisory Board of FunGlass Center organized its first meeting. International Advisory Board consists of representatives from relevant research field of [...]

Nursen Mutlu from Turkey – student under Erasmus Programme

November 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Nursen Mutlu from Turkey – student under Erasmus Programme

Nursen Mutlu –  student under  Erasmus Programme Nursen Mutlu has graduated bachelor degree from Kocaeli University in 2014 and M.Sc. degree in Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Sakarya University, [...]

New PhD. student from Turkey at FunGlass

November 20th, 2017|Comments Off on New PhD. student from Turkey at FunGlass

Fatih Kurtuldu - new PhD. student at Funglass Fatih Kurtuldu completed his undergraduate education in Metallurgical and Material Engineering at Kocaeli University and he received his M.Sc. degree in Material [...]

Prof. Dr. Petr Viscor from Denmark at FunGlass

November 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Prof. Dr. Petr Viscor from Denmark at FunGlass

It is our pleasure to announce that Prof. Petr Viscor from Denmark, an expert on impedance spectroscopy of solids, has visited  FunGlass from November 20th to 22nd in order to meet with [...]

Processing and Properties of Advanced Ceramics and Glass – Workshop in Belá

November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Processing and Properties of Advanced Ceramics and Glass – Workshop in Belá

Processing and Properties of Advanced Ceramics and Glass - Workshop in Belá Under the auspices of FunGlass, Vitrum Laugaricio and Slovak Silicate Scientific-Technological Society was organized the „Processing and Properties [...]

FunGlass at Vitrum 2017 in Milano (Italy)

November 16th, 2017|Comments Off on FunGlass at Vitrum 2017 in Milano (Italy)

FunGlass at Vitrum 2017 – Italy’s international trade fair for the glass processing industry From October 3rd until October 6th FunGlass representatives participated in the eagerly-anticipated event, Vitrum 2017, ranking [...]

Big Day for FunGlass Team!

November 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Big Day for FunGlass Team!

Big Day for FunGlass Team! November 1st  is ‘the’ day when first two researchers are leaving their home base in Trencin in order to join training programs at the international [...]

PhD students from Bayreuth University (Germany) at FunGlass

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on PhD students from Bayreuth University (Germany) at FunGlass

PhD students from Bayreuth University at FunGlass Foreign Ph.D. students Mateus Lenze Leite and Alexander Horcher from Department of Ceramic Materials Engineering in Bayreuth are visiting the Alexander Dubcek University [...]

Helpful Teambuilding

October 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Helpful Teambuilding

Helpful Teambuilding On 17th October FunGlass employees went out from interier (offices and laboratories) and spent their time together  on fresh air by physical activity in public place Cherry Tree [...]

FunGlass presented at STU Bratislava Alumni meeting

October 13th, 2017|Comments Off on FunGlass presented at STU Bratislava Alumni meeting

FunGlass presented at STU Alumni meeting   Professor Dušan Galusek received an invitation from the Alumni Club of the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava to take part in a popular [...]

Industrial Board´s kick-off meeting

September 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Industrial Board´s kick-off meeting

Industrial Board´s kick-off meeting On 25th September Industrial Board of FunGlass Center organized its first meeting. Industrial Board comprises the representatives of both Slovak-regional (AGC Trenčín, s. r. o., Johns [...]

Visit from Russian Academy of Sciences

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Visit from Russian Academy of Sciences   At the beginning of July 2017 VILA Centre was visited by the researchers of the Institute of Mineralogy of the Russian Academy of [...]

FunGlass research center in Slovakia

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on FunGlass research center in Slovakia

FunGLASS research center in Slovakia established with €25M, including €15M from EU’s Horizon 2020 Kick-off meeting at TNUAD in Trencin on 7th March 2017 The global glass community received excellent [...]

15 miliónov eur pre FunGlass

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on 15 miliónov eur pre FunGlass

15 miliónov eur pre FunGlass Dňa 16. februára 2017 sa uskutočnilo v Bruseli stretnutie koordinátorov a partnerov desiatich úspešných Teamingových projektov európskeho programu Horizont 2020 spojené s oficiálnym podpísaním grantovej zmluvy. Za konzorcium [...]

Spreading of Slovak Science abroad

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Spreading of Slovak Science abroad

Spreading of Slovak Science abroad Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín (Slovakia) is one of the succesfull applicants of the call H2020-WIDESPREAD-2014-1 - „Spreading excellence and widening participation“ of the European [...]