Invitation – Lecture and Workshop Held on 28 March 2013
A lecture on Misconceptions in Chemistry by Ms. Ruhan Benlikaya, Ph.D. and a workshop on Structures Based on Carbon Nanotubes as Sensors of Deformation and VOC Vapor Detectors held by doc. Ing. Petr Slobodian, Ph.D. will take place on 28 March 2013.
The lecture will start in the U11 building (Room 419) at 9am, it will be followed by lunch (banquet), theoretical preparation for the workshop, transfer to U1 and practical training in the laboratory (U1/340).
Please send your applications to firstname.lastname@example.org before 26 March 2013.
In the period from October to December 2012 Dr. Evelina Frontera (Chemistry Department, National University of Rio Cuarto, Argentina) worked in the Polymer Centre as a visiting researcher.
Ms. Bani Chatterjee, Ph.D., Professor in the field of economics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, visited the Polymer Centre in the period from 22 October to 10 November 2012.
During her visit she collaborated with the employees of the Technology Transfer Centre and of the Faculty of Management and Economics in the form of discussions and lectures.
These were the lecture topics:
i) Adaptive Innovation Paradigm: Global Issues and Challenges (U11, Technology Park, TBU in Zlín, 6 November 2012)
ii) Business in India (U2, Faculty of Management and Economics, TBU in Zlín, 8 November 2012)
Lecture on collaboration with institutions abroad
we would like to invite you to attend the lecture by Ing. Václav Suchý, CSc. – TC AS Prague about international cooperation in R&D. The lecture will be given in English and is entitled: “Supporting international collaboration in research and development: an overview of the programmes available to Czech companies and academia”.
Venue, date and time: Room 419, U11, 10:00, Thursday, 7 June 2012.
The entry is free, refreshments will be available!
we would like to remind you of the invitation to the lecture and workshop to be held on Friday, with both of them focusing on measuring of diffusion reflectance spectra of various materials, in particular of powder materials.
Shimadzu Awards 2012 – the company Shimadzu has announced the 15th edition of the contest for young students of chemistry.
Student scientific contest held at TBU in Zlín
On 4 November 2011, the student scientific contest entitled "Materials Based on Synthetic and Natural Polymers" took place in the University Institute at TBU in Zlín.
Out of the total number of 21 participating students, 10 students take part in the implementation of the project “Centre of Polymer Systems” (CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0111). The winner was Mr. Wannes Sambaer, M.Sc. with his paper "3D Air Filtration Modelling for Nanofiber Based Filters in the Ultrafine Particle Size Range", who focuses on the presented issue within the “Centre of Polymer Systems” project. Ing. Lenka Gřundělová was the runner-up; she delivered a presentation on the topic of "Influence of Surfactant on the Size of Hyaluronan Polymer Coil". The third place went to Ing. Martin Bednařík for his presentation entitled "Does the Irradiation of Polymers Influence the Durability of Glued Joints?".
Dear PhD students,
I would like to inform you about the student scientific conference on the subject of "Materials Based on Synthetic and Natural Polymers", to be held in the room No. 419, U11 building, at 09:00 on 4 November 2011.
On this occasion, there will be a contest for the best presentation on the above-mentioned topic:
1st place – CZK 20,000
2nd place – 15,000
3rd place – 10,000
Each student is expected to give a presentation of approx. 8-10 minutes, in Czech, Slovak or English. Please send the name of your presentation to Doc. M. Lehocky by e-mail ( email@example.com ) no later than Wednesday, 2 November 2011.
With best regards,
Prof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc.
The internal dissertation defence of Mr. Marcin Kostrzewa MSc., a PhD student, will take place in the room No. 419, U11 building (UNI) at 8:30 on Wednesday, 14 September.
In September 2010 new Ph.D. students arrived at the Polymer Centre: Ing. Zdenka Kuceková, Ing. Pavel Kucharczyk, Ing. Lenka Kutějová, Ing. Daniel Matejík, Ing. Jakub Sedlák and Ing. Pavel (full-time students); Ing. Roman Bořuta, Ing. Aleš Hlavička, Ing. Jaroslav Měchura, Ing. Thomas Haenel and Ing. Gabriela Vondrová (part-time students). We wish them every success during their studies!
Niladri Roy, M.Tech., M.Sc., received the Best Poster Award at the PPS-26 conference (Polymer Processing Society 26th Annual Meeting, 4.-8. July, Banff, Canada). Poster here.
In March, Ahmad Asadinezhad, M.Sc. completed the Ph.D. programme. Congratulations!
Dr. Adriana Gregorova from the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna visited the Polymer Centre.
Professor Martin Zatloukal was awarded the Best Paper Award at the SPE ANTEC 2010 (Society of Plastic Engineers - Annual Technical Conference) conference in Orlando, Florida. Link here.
In March we had the honour to welcome a British scientist Professor Sir Nicholas Wald, a preventative medicine specialist and epidemiologist, one of the founders of antenatal screening.
Two Mongolian students completed the Ph.D. programme: Onon Otgonzul, M.Sc. and Solongo Ganbold, M.Sc. Congratulations!
Musa Sowe, M.Sc. succesfully completed the Ph.D. programme. Congratulations!
November 12.-13., 2009
Dr. Hua Bao and Prof. Yingnan Chen from the East China University of Science and Technology visited the Polymer Centre.
Between 6 and 9 July 2009 Prof. Giuseppe Titomanlio (University of Salerno, Italy), Member of the Executive Committee of the Polymer Processing Society, USA, paid visit to the Polymer Centre and the University Institute at TBU in Zlin.
In July two researchers from Iran arrived at TBU for a short-term stay - Dr. Hossein Ali Khonakdar Sangdehi (Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, Tehran) and Ms. Gity Mir Mohamad Sadeghi (Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran).
On 2 June 2009 Mr. Qilin Cheng, M. Sc., Ph.D. was awarded the title of Outstanding Overseas Chinese Student by the Chinese Government during the awarding ceremony at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Prague.
Prof. Kira Nikolaevna Makovetskaya from the Russian Research Centre for Radiology and Surgical Technologies, Federal Agency of High Medical Care Technology in Russia visited the Polymer Centre.
Between 12-18 April 2009 Dr. Felice de Santis and Dr. Renata Adami from the University of Salerno, Italy, visited the Polymer Centre.
Galina Kubyshkina from the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia visited the Polymer Centre.
Doc. Dr. Ing. Vladimír Pavlínek received the prestigious Morand Lambla Award given by the Polymer Processing Society, USA, to honour outstanding young researchers (maximum age limit of 45 years),in the field of polymer processing.
On 20th January 2009, the Polymer Centre staff had the honour to welcome a distinguished guest - H.E. Mamour A. Jagne, Ambassador of the Republic of the Gambia to the European Union.
On 16th January 2009, Mr. Pongprapat Piyamanocha from Thailand - a new Ph.D. student at the Polymer Centre - arrived in Zlin. We wish him every success during his studies!
In December 2008 Prof. G.B. Nando from ITT Kharagpur (India) visited the Polymer Centre.
New Ph.D. students have arrived at the Polymer Centre: Ing. Pavel Bažant, Ing. Jarmila Černochová, Ing. Roman Kolařík, Ing. Marcin Kostrzewa, M.Sc., Ing. Lucie Marcaníková, Ing. Jan Musil, Ing. Robert Olejník, Wannes Sambaer, M.Sc., Ing. Michal Sedlačík, Ing. Josef Švach, Ing. František Bílek and Dietmar Böttner, M.Sc. We wish them successful studies!
In the month of September the Polymer Centre had the honour to welcome visitors from China – researchers from the Sichuan University (Polymer Research Institute, State Key Laboratory of Polymer Material Engineering) – Prof. Wen Xu and her colleagues: Dr. Huawei Zou, Dr. Mei Liang and Mr. Sun Shaomin.
In December the last 2 Ph.D. students arrived at the Polymer Centre - Saarai Amarjargal from Mongolia and Jorge Andres Lopez from Colombia. We wish them every success during their studies!
27 – 28 November 2007
Prof. Takeshi Kikutani, President-Elect of the Polymer Processing Society, and Mr. S. Takada, representatives of the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, visited the Polymer Centre.
5-6 November 2007
Dr. Hossein Ali Khonakdar from the Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute in Tehran visited the Polymer Centre.
In October new Ph.D. students from abroad arrived at the Polymer centre - Dulamsuren Jambaldorj from Mongolia, Andres Bernal Ballen from Colombia and Niladri Roy from India. Good luck!
August 14-15, 2007
International conference "Novel Trends in Rheology II"
Polymer Centre, Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlin in cooperation with Czech Group of Rheology, which belongs to the Czech Chemical Society, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will organize an international conference focused on novel trends in rheology of complex fluids and polymer processing. More information available here.