Anna Prnová, PhD.

Scientific background:

analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, glass, ceramics and glass-ceramics material preparation and characterization, thermal analysis, study of thermal behavior and kinetics of crystallization of glasses

International projects:

  • SAS-MOST: Transforing bioinert to bioactive through surface engineering, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1.2023-31.12.2026
  • OPEN MOBILITY: The technologically undemanding of aluminate glasses with interesting optical properties, principal investigator of IIC SAS research team, 1.1.2023-31.12.2024
  • Fulbright schollar program-FSP-P008174:Study of the structure and morphology of glasses, responsible person of host organisation, 1.2023-31.8.2023

 National projects: 

  • APVV 19-0010: Advanced materials with eutectic microstructure for high temperature and functional applications, principal investigator of research team IIC SAS, 1.7.2020 – 30.6.2024
  • 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), member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1. 2018-31.12. 2022
  • VEGA 2-0028-21: Ion exchange strengthened aluminosilicate glass/glass-ceramics with additional functionalities, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1. 2021-31.12. 2024
  • VEGA-1-0456-20:Development and characterisation of spherical microparticles for preparation of advanced 3D glass and glass-ceramic structures, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.2020 – 31.12.2023
  • VEGA – 1-0476-22: Luminophores with zero temperature quenching of luminescence for applications in pc-WLED with NUV excitation, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1.2022-31.12.2024
  • VEGA – 2-0028-21: Alumino-silicate glass and glass-ceramic materials strengthened by ion exchange and additional functionalities, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1.2021-31.12.2024

Publication activity:  

  • Publications in scientific journals 34
  • Contributed lectures at conferences 23
  • Invited lectures 11
  • Citations 97
  • Other types of publications 106

The most significant publications :


  • Prnová A, Valúchová J, Michálková M, Pecušová B, Parchovianský M, Švančárek P, Hanzel O, Pouchlý V, Galusek D, Pressure assisted sintering of Al2O3–Y2O3 glass microspheres: sintering conditions, grain size, and mechanical properties of sintered ceramics. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2022, vol. 94, no. 2, p. 157-167. ISSN 0033-4545.


  • Prnová A, Plško A, Valúchová J, Klement R, Chromčíková M, Mutlu N, Majerová M, Bruneel E. Galusek D, Crystallization kinetics of binary Yb2O3-Al2O3 glass. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2020, vol. 142, no. 5, p. 2141–2148, ISSN 1388-6150
  • Prnová A, Valúchová J, Parchovianský Wisniewski W, Švančárek P, Klement R,  Hric Ľ,  Bruneel E, Galusek D, Y3Al5O12-alpha-Al2O3 composites with fine-grained microstructure by hot pressing of Al2O3-Y2O3 glass microspheres. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2020, vol. 40, no. 3, p. 852-860. ISSN 0955-2219.
  • Prnová A, Valúchová J, Mutlu N, Parchovianský M, Klement R, Plško A, Galusek D, Thermal behaviour and photoluminescence properties of Er- and Nd-doped yttrium aluminate glasses. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2020, vol. 142, no. 1, p. 129-138, ISSN 1388-6150.


  • Prnová, A. Plško, J. Valúchová, P. Švančárek, R. Klement, , D. Galusek Crystalization kinetics of yttrium-aluminate glasses, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim., 2018, vol.133, no.1, p.227-236. (2.209-IF2017). ISSN 1388-6150.
  • Prnová, A. Plško, R. Klement, J. Valúchová, K. Haladejová, P. Švančárek, M. Majerová, D. Galusek, Crystallization kinetics of binary La2O3-Al2O3 glass, J. Non. Cryst. Solids, 2018, vol.501, p.55-61, DOI:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2018.03.001


  • Prnová A, Plško A, Valúchová, J; Klement, R; Haladejová K; Galusek D, Crystallization kinetics of glass microspheres with YAG (ytrium-aluminium garnet ) composition, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim., DOI 10:1007/s10973-017-6690-9, 2017,
  • Prnová A; Klement, R; Bodišová, K; Valúchová, J; Galusek, D; Bruneel, E; Driessche, I.V.; Thermal behaviour of yttrium aluminate glasses studied by DSC, high-temperature X-ray diffraction, SEM and SEM EDS, J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 2017, 128, 1407-1415


  • Haladejová, K; Prnová, A; Klement, R; Tuan, W.H.;  Shih, S.J.; Galusek, D; Aluminate glass based phosphors for LED applications, Journal of the European Ceramics Society, 36, 2969-2973, (2016), DOI:10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.11.027, ISSN:0955-2219, IP: 2.933


  • Prnová, A.; Bodišová, K.; Klement, R.; Migát, M.; Veteška, P.; Škrátek, M.; Bruneel, E.;
    Van Driessche, I.; Galusek, D.;  Preparation and characterization of Yb2O3 – Al2O3 glasses by the Pechini sol-gel method combined with flame synthesis, Ceramics International,40, 6179-6184, (2014),, ISSN: 0272-8842, IP:2.605


  • Haliaková, A. Prnová, R. Klement, D. Galusek, W.-H. Tuan: Flame-spraying synthesis of aluminate glasses in the system Al2O3-La2O3, Ceramics International 38 5543–5549 (2012),, ISSN: 0272-8842, IP:1.789


  • Prnová, D. Galusek, M. Hnatko, J. Kozánková, I. Vávra, Composites with eutectic microstructure by hot pressing of Al2O3-Y2O3 glass microspheres, Ceramics-Silikáty, 55, Issue 3, 208-213, (2011), ISSN: 0862-5468, IP:0.382

Doctoral studies:

Study part: Profile subjects:

Inorganic technologies and materials I and Inorganic technologies and materials II


Atom structure and chemical bond theory, Chemistry, thermochemistry and chemical kinetics, Types  of chemical reactions and chemistry of  selected chemical compounds, Thermal analysis I, Thermal analysis II,

Scientific part:

Supervisor of PhD. students

Experimental work I-IX, Publication activity I and II, Active participation in a conference I and II


2008      PhD.  Inorganic technology and materials science

                Alexander Dubček University of Trenčin

                Faculty of Industrial Technologies Púchov

Transparent ceramics and glass ceramics materials on the Al203 base

1995      Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry (Ing.)                  

                Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

                Faculty of Technical and Food technology

                Department of Analytical Chemistry

Crystal and molecular structure of 2-amino-4-nitro benzotiazol

Research stays:

  • Czech Republic, Exatherm s.r.o., Zelezny Brod (June- September 2008)
  • Belgium, University of Ghent, Ghent
  • Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA, (November 2015-March 2016)


  • Member of the „Scientific Team of the Year“- president of SR 2008
  • Fulbrights schollarschip – US government 2015


  • Slovak Glass Society
  • Slovak Sillicate Society
  • Fulbright Alumni Association
Ing. Anna Prnová, PhD.
Ing. Anna Prnová, PhD.
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