In response to the TUKE Rector's call on submission of applications for a research grant to young researchers and full‑time doctoral students at TUKE under 30 years of age for the year 2024, a total of 42 applications for the grant were submitted to the Division of Science, Research and Doctoral Study Department by the deadline. The Commission for Science and Research at TUKE has carefully assessed all applications for the TUKE research grant and selected the following eleven projects to be funded within this call for the project period from January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2024.
01/TUKE/2024: Implementation of modern methods of experimental measurement and processing of vibroacoustic signal in geotechnics and engineering seismics, responsible researcher: Ing. Rebecca Frančáková, Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies at TUKE
02/TUKE/2024: Research on non‑destructive testing of additively manufactured aluminium alloys by ET method, responsible researcher: Ing. Matúš Geľatko, PhD., Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies at TUKE, based in Prešov
03/TUKE/2024: Study of biodegradable nanocomposites and polymer blends based on thermoplastic starch, responsible researcher: Ing. Simona Saparová, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics at TUKE
04/TUKE/2024: Differences in the perception of subjective well‑being between majority and the Roma in Slovakia, responsible researcher: Ing. Daniela Surmiková, Faculty of Economics at TUKE
05/TUKE/2024: Analysis and evaluation of the impact of wastewater treatment plants on water quality, responsible researcher: Ing. Adriána Čikotová, Faculty of Materials, Metallurgy and Recycling at TUKE
06/TUKE/2024: Interaction of concrete and FRP‑based interlocking strips with roughened surface, responsible researcher: Ing. Bc. Michala Weissová, Faculty of Civil Engineering at TUKE
07/TUKE/2024: Motion Planning for Robotic Sequential Manipulation, responsible researcher: Ing. Tomáš Merva, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at TUKE
08/TUKE/2024: Research of systems for semi‑autonomous control depending on transient effects in the power system using WAMPAC systems, responsible researcher: Ing. Marek Bobček, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics at TUKE
09/TUKE/2024: Green facades as part of the sponge city, responsible researcher: Ing. Mária Kocúrková, Faculty of Civil Engineering at TUKE
10/TUKE/2024: Online monitoring of selected parameters of recycled polyvinyl butyral (PVB) in the context of additive manufacturing, responsible researcher: Ing. Rebeka Tauberová, Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies at TUKE, based in Prešov
11/TUKE/2024: Design and construction of equipment for flow testing and cell cultivation using OOC technology, responsible researcher: Ing. Petra Kolembusová, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at TUKE
Congratulations to the responsible researchers of the successful projects.