Prof. Ing. Jozef ZRNIK, CSc.

COMTES FHT a.s., Dobrany, Czech Republic, EU

 

Position: research advisor at COMTES FHT a.s., Pilsen, Czech Republic, EU

Education: 
M.Sc. 1970 Technical University of  Kosice, Faculty of  Metallurgy, Kosice, Slovakia, EU
Ph.D. 1976 Technical University of  Kosice, Faculty of  Metallurgy, Kosice, Slovakia, EU

 

Academic and Professional Experience:
1971        Part-time Postgraduate Student, Department of  Metals Science, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, EU
1973        Research Fellow, Department of Metals Science, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, EU
1975        Senior Lecturer, Department of Metals Science, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, EU
1981        Principal Lecturer,  School of  Metallurgy, Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Nigeria
1986        Assistant Professor, Department of Metals Science, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, EU
1991        Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, EU
1994        Professor, Department of Materials Science, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, EU
2003        HR fellow and research advisor at COMTES FHT a.s., Pilsen, Czech Republic, EU

 

Research Activities: 

  • Research work dealing with structural characteristics of metals and non-metals and their influence on mechanical properties:
  • High strength microalloyed steels
  • Phase transformations in TRIP steels 
  • Metallic materials for high temperatures and their creep and cyclic deformation behaviour
  • Superalloys and advanced materials for high temperature and their deformation behaviour
  • Ultrafine grain materials prepared in condition of severe plastic deformation and their thermal Stability evaluation
  • Coordinator and contact person for research projects including VEGA, GAČR, COST, EUREKA, ERASMUS, CEEPUS and other international bilateral research projects.

 

Membership  of Scientific Societies
Slovak Society for Metals Science, Slovak Metallurgical Society (Slovakia, EU), Croatian Academic Metallurgical Society (Croatia, EU), Member of Slovak Society for New Materials and Technologies (Slovakia, EU), Member of Management Committee of COST Action 522 (Belgium, EU), Member of Editorial Board of Metals Alloys Technologies Journal (Slovenia, EU) and Journal for Theory and Application in Foundry (Croatia, EU), Member of Editorial Board of Metallic Materials and Acta Metallurgica Slovaca (Slovakia, EU). 

 

Publication activity:
The first author or co-author of:      

  • more than 100 papers in international journals
  • 61 papers in domestic journals
  • more than 200 presentations at international conferences
  • 48 presentations at domestic conferences

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