Ing. Anna Prnová, PhD.

Scientific background:

  • Preparation/characterization of glass, ceramic, glass ceramic materials
  • Study of thermal behavior and crystallization kinetics
  • Study of PL properties  

International projects:

  • Transparent oxide ceramics with additional optical functionalities

Program: JRP

Project leader: Prof. Dušan Galusek

Duration: 1.1.2016 – 31.12.2018

  • New rare earth-free inorganic phosphors for energy-saving lighting applications

Program: Inter-governmental agreement

Project leader: Prof. Dušan Galusek

Duration: 1.1.2013 – 31.12.2015

National projets:

  • Novel glass and glass-ceramic rare-earth aluminates-based phosphors for energy-savin solid state lighting sources emitting while light (pc-WLEDs)

Program: SRDA

Project leader: Prof. Dušan Galusek

Duration: 1.8.2018 – 31.7.2022

  • Structure abd properties of oxide glasses – thermodynamic models, entalpic and structural relaxation

Program: VEGA

Project leader: Assoc. Prof. Mária Chromčíková

Duration: 1.1.2016 – 31.12.2020

  • Transparent polycrystalline ceramics materials with submicrone microstructure and with

luminiscent properties

Program: VEGA

Project leader: Prof. Dušan Galusek

Duration: 1.1.2017 – 31.12.2020

  • Advanced composite coatings for high temperature corrosion protection of metals

Program: SRDA

Project leader: Prof. Dušan Galusek

Duration: 1.1.2014 – 31.12.2016

Duration: 1.7.2016- 30.62020

  • Ceramic coatings with glass fillers for high temperature corrosion protection of metals

Program: VEGA

Project leader: Prof. Dušan Galusek

Duration: 1.1.2014 – 31.12.2016

  • Glasses and glass ceramics based on rare earth aluminates

Program: SRDA

Project leader: Prof. Dušan Galusek

Duration: 1.9.2009 – 31.8.2012

Publication activity:  

  • Publications in scientific journals 18
  • Contributed lectures at conferences 15
  • Invited lectures 8
  • Citations 50
  • Other types of publications 56

The most significant publications :

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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,
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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


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 and Work Experience

2009 – present         Researcher

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of Slovak Academy of Sciences

Roles: preparation/characterization of glass, ceramic, glassceramic materials

2008 – 2010                       Researcher

Institute of Measurement Science of Slovak Academy of Science

Roles: preparation of semi-conductive materials

2008 – 2009                       Researcher

Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin

Roles: preparation of glass, ceramics and glassceramic materials

2002 – 2005                       Chemistry Teacher

St. John Bosco Grammar School in Nova Dubnica, Slovakia

Roles: teaching of college chemistry course

1998 -1999                         Project manager in biotechnologies

Levagri Trencin

Roles: research in biotechnology

1997 – 1998                       Assistant Manager (division of laboratory equipment)

TRIAK Company in Dubnica nad Vahom, Slovakia

                                               Roles: sales of laboratory equipment

1996 -1997                         Chemistry Teacher

St. Andrej and Svorad Primary School in Trencin, Slovakia

                                               Roles: teaching chemistry course


Ing. Anna Prnová, PhD.
Ing. Anna Prnová, PhD.

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