Hana Kaňková, PhD.

Scientific background: 

Analytical chemistry -ICP OES, ICP-MS, XRF, laser ablation

Corrosion testing –study of corrosion behavior of glass and ceramic material

 International projects:

HORIZON 2020, WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017-TeamingPhase2, Centre for functional and surface-functionalized glasses, 2017 – 2024

National projects:

VEGA 1-0064-18 Corrosion and weathering of tableware glass

VEGA 2/0026/17 Transparentné polyškrystalické keramické materiály so submikrónovou mikroštrukturou a luminiscenčnými vlastnosťami

VEGA 1/0191/20 Bioresponse and degradation properties of novel bioactive materials with additional functionalities

APVV22-0062  Reference glasses for analysis of strategic raw materials

Publication activity: 

  • Publications in scientific journals: 15
  • Contributed lectures at conferences: 2
  • Citations: 232

The most significant publications:


  • Nurshen Mutlu, Fatih Kurtuldu, Irem Unalan, Zuzana Neščáková, Hana Kaňková, Dagmar Galusková, Martin Michálek, Liliana Liverani, Dušan Galusek, Aldo R. Boccaccini: Effect of Zn and Ga doping on bioactivity, degradation, and antibacterial properties of borate 1393-B3 bioactive glass, Ceramics International, 48,  11, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2022.02.192
  • Galusková, D, Kaňková, H, Švančárková, A, Buňová, L, Galusek, D. Direct monitoring of immediate release of Zn from zinc-doped bioactive glass. Int J Appl Glass Sci. 2022; 13: 476–483. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijag.16568
  • Anand A, Sengupta S, Kaňková H, Švančárková A, Beltrán AM, Galusek D, Boccaccini AR, Galusková D. Influence of Copper-Strontium Co-Doping on Bioactivity, Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Activity of Mesoporous Bioactive Glass. Gels. 2022; 8(11):743. https://doi.org/10.3390/gels8110743
  • Mahmoud M, Kraxner J, Kaňková H, Hujová M, Chen S, Galusek D, Bernardo E. Porous Glass Microspheres from Alkali-Activated Fiber Glass Waste. Materials. 2022; 15(3):1043. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15031043


  • Neščáková, Z, Kaňková, H, Galusková, D, Galusek, D, Boccaccini, AR, Liverani, L. Polymer (PCL) fibers with Zn-doped mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for tissue regeneration. Int J Appl Glass Sci. 2021; 12: 588–600. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijag.16292
  • Talimian, A., Nowicka, A., Kaňková, H., Sani, G., Galusková, D., Wondraczek, L. and Galusek, D. (2021), Two-step ion-exchanged soda lime silicate glass: Effect of surface compression on silver ion release. Int J Appl Glass Sci., 12: 601-612. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijag.15919
  • F. Kurtuldu, H. Kaňková, A.M. Beltrán, L. Liverani, D. Galusek, A.R. Boccaccini, Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial activities of cerium-containing mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for drug-free biomedical applications, Materials Today Bio, 12, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtbio.2021.100150.
  • Galusková D, Kaňková H, Švančárková A, Galusek D. Early-Stage Dissolution Kinetics of Silicate-Based Bioactive Glass under Dynamic Conditions: Critical Evaluation. Materials. 2021; 14(12):3384. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14123384
  • Parchovianská I, Parchovianský M, Kaňková H, Nowicka A, Galusek D. Hydrothermal Corrosion of Double Layer Glass/Ceramic Coatings Obtained from Preceramic Polymers. Materials. 2021; 14(24):7777. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14247777


  • Chen S, Galusková D, Kaňková H, Zheng K, Michálek M, Liverani L, Galusek D, Boccaccini AR. Electrospun PCL Fiber Mats Incorporating Multi-Targeted B and Co Co-Doped Bioactive Glass Nanoparticles for Angiogenesis. Materials. 2020; 13(18):4010. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13184010
  • Si Chen, Martin Michálek, Dagmar Galusková, Monika Michálková, Peter Švančárek, Ali Talimian, Hana Kaňková, Jozef Kraxner, Kai Zheng, Liliana Liverani, Dušan Galusek, Aldo R. Boccaccini, Multi-targeted B and Co co-doped 45S5 bioactive glasses with angiogenic potential for bone regeneration, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 112, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2020.110909.


  • Zuzana Neščáková, Kai Zheng, Liliana Liverani, Qaisar Nawaz, Dagmar Galusková, Hana Kaňková, Martin Michálek, Dušan Galusek, Aldo R. Boccaccini, Multifunctional zinc ion doped sol – gel derived mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for biomedical applications, Bioactive Materials, 4, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioactmat.2019.10.002.


  • Vandini, M., Chinni, T., Fiorentino, S. et al. Glass production in the Middle Ages from Italy to Central Europe: the contribution of archaeometry to the history of technology. Chem. Pap. 72, 2159–2169 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11696-018-0441-7

Doctoral studies:

Study part: Profile subjects:

Inorganic technologies and materials II


Introduction to analytical methods, Methods of chemical analysis: ICP OES, Methods of chemical analysis: X-ray flourescence,


2013: PhD – University of Chemistry and Technology Faculty of Environmental Technology, Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering –Biodegradability of cationic surfactant

2006: MSc. – University of Chemistry and Technology Faculty of Environmental Technology, Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering

Other activities:

Organization of Junior FunGlass school


Ing. Hana Kaňková, PhD.
Ing. Hana Kaňková, PhD.
Central Laboratories Department

E-mail: hana.kankova@tnuni.sk
Tel.: +421 32 7400 517
Office: n. 208