Ing. Kateřina KREISLOVÁ, Ph.D.

SVÚOM Ltd., Prague, Czech Republic, EU

Position: Head of SVÚOM Ltd., Prague, Czech Republic, EU


At the METAL 2014 conference Ing. Kateřina Kreislová, Ph.D. will deliver the invited lecture
at the symposium D: New Development in Technical Standards for Corrosion and Corrosion Protection.


1985            - graduated as Diploma of Engineer (M.Sc.), University of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic, EU
2008            - graduated Ph.D. study on Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Repulic, EU


professional experience:
1985 -1999         - research worker at National Research Institute for Protection of Materials, Dept. of Atmospheric Corrosion (Czech Republic, EU)
1999 at present   - research worker at SVUOM Ltd., Czech Republic, EU


Main activities:

  • research activity in field of temporary corrosion protection, atmospheric corrosion of metals and their protective systems
  • monitoring of effects of environment on materials, atmospheric testing methods,
  • member of national and international WG for standardization – convenor of ISO/TC 156/WG 4 (since 2011)
  • member of WTG of BREF for category 2.6 Surface treatment of metals and plastics
  • participation in international and national research projects concerning onto materials of cultural heritage objects (UN ECE ICP Effects on Materials, 4th UN FP REACH, 5th EU FP Multi-Assess, Eureka E 316 Copal, Eureka E! 2210 Bronzart, G5RT-CT2001-5036 ISACOAT, FP6-2002-INCO-MPC-1 PROMET, etc.)


Publication activity:
Ing. Kreislová is author and co-author of a number of papers published in national and international journals and publications, as well as in proceedings of scientific conferences:

  • 3 professional books (2 in Czech language, one in English)
  • 6 chapters in the book (in English)
  • 4 papers in international journals,
  • 10 papers in national journals,
  • 20 papers in international conferences,
  • 35 articles in proceedings of international conferences


Selected publications:

  • Knotkova D.,  Sochor V., Kreislova K., Model assessment of stock at risk for typical districts of the City of Prague and Ostrava,Workshop on Mapping Air Pollution Effects on Materials including Stock at Risk, Stockholm, 14-16 June 2000, Sweden

  • Knotkova D., Tichy M., Kreislova K., Case studies – contribution to the REACH project - Reconstruction and restoration of the Municipal House of Prague,  Proceedings, 4th European Commission Conference on Research for Protection, Conservation and Enhancement of Cultural Heritage, Strasbourg,  22-24 November 2000, France

  • Tidblad J., Kucera V., Mikhailov A.A., Henriksen J., Kreislova K., Yates T., Singer B., Field Exposure Results on Trends in Atmospheric Corrosion and Pollution, Outdoor and Indoor Atmospheric Corrosion, ASTM STP 1421, H. E. Townsend, Ed., American Society for Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA, 2002

  • K.Volenik, K.Neufuss, M.Prazak, E.Kalabisova, K.Kreislova, Corrosion properties of plasma depodsited high-alloy steel, Acta Technica CSAV 47, 243-254 (2002)

  • D. Knotkova, K. Kreislova et al., Methodology of accelerated corrosion testing of multipollutant effects – impact of particulates, MULTI-ASSESS meeting, Wiena, November 2003

  • K.Volenik, M.Prazak, E.Kalabisova, K.Kreislova, J.Had, K.Neufuss, Corrosion properties of plasma deposited nickel and nickel-based alloys, Acta Technica CSAV 48, 215-226 (2003)

  • Knotkova D., Kreislova K., Damage on materials and buildings caused by air pollution, Proceeding from the International Roundtable Seminar Approaches to Assessing the Environment, Methods on quantification of the economic impacts and externalities within the environmental aera, October 2-3, 2003, Prague, ISBN 80-239-3841-X

  • Kreislova K., Solc. J., Changes in air quality in Prague between 1989-2003, proceedings from the 13th World Clean Air and Environmental protection Conference, 22-27 August 2004, London, UK

  • J. Tidblad, K. Kreislova, D.Knotkova, and V. Kucera,Exposure of weathering steel in theUN/ECE ICP materials programme, proceedings from workshop „Atmospheric corrosion and weathering steels“ Cartagenade Indias, Columbia, 27.9.-1.10.2004

  • D.Knotkova, I.Skorepova, K. Kreislova, Modelling of Air Pollution Effects In Czech Republic, proceeding from 3rd European Nürnberg Conference for Environmental Testing and Engineering, Methods and Benefits ofEnvironmental Testing & Engineering, Nuremberg,  2005

  • K. Kreislova, D. Knotkova, J. Tidblad, J. Henriksen, Trends In Corrosivity Of Atmosphere And Material Deterioration In Europe Region In Period 1987 - 2001, proceeding from AcidRain 2005, Prague, 12-17. June 2005

  • K. Kreislova, D. Knotkova, M. G. Burcher, Corrosion Rate and Wash-off Rate of Zinc from Exposed Galvanized Steel – An Update, Lead&Zinc´05, Kyoto

  • Knotkova, D., Kreislova, K., Trends in corrosion rates and corrosion route mapping, EGGA Assembly, 5-9 June 2005, Prague

  • D. Knotkova, K. Kreislova, I. Skorepova, Regional assessment of the environmental impact on built cultural heritage objects in the Czech Republic, Sborník abstrakt 7th European Conference “Sauveur” Safeguarded Cultural Heritage, 31.5.-3.6.2006, Prague

  • K.Kreislova, D.Knotkova, B.Kreibichova, I.Kudlacek, P.Korbel, Bronze archaeological objects in National Museum of Prague – environmental monitoring, Sborník abstrakt 7th European Conference “Sauveur” Safeguarded Cultural Heritage, 31.5.-3.6.2006, Prague

  • D. Knotkova, K. Kreislova, Corrosivity of atmospheres – derivation and use of information, in Environmental degradation of materials, A. Moncmanová (Ed), WIT Press Publ. Advances in Architecture, UK, ISBN-13:978-1-84564-032-3, ISSN: 1368-1435, 2007. Pp. 73-106

  • D. Knotkova, K. Kreislova, Atmospheric corrosion and conservation of copper and bronze, in Environmental degradation of materials, A. Moncmanová (Ed), WIT Press Publ. Advances in Architecture, UK, ISBN-13:978-1-84564-032-3, ISSN: 1368-1435, 2007, pp. 107-142

  • D. Knotkova, K. Kreislova, B.Kreibichova, I.Kudlacek, Indoor corrosivity in the National Museum Depositary, Prague, the Czech Republic, proceedings from International Conference on Conservation Strategies for Saving Indoor Metallic Collection, 25 Febrary – 1 March 2007, Cairo

  • Kucera V., Tidblad J., Kreislova K., Knotkova D., Faller M., Reiss D., Snethlage R., Yates T., Henriksen J., Schreiner M, Melcher M, Ferm M, Lefèvre R.A., Kobus J. UN/ECE ICP Materials Dose-response Functions for the Multi-pollutant Situation, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus, Vol. 7, No. 1-3, March 2007, ISSN 1567-7230, pp. 249-258

  • D.Knotkova, K.Kreislova, Changes in corrosion rates in atmospheres with changing corrosivity, sborník 1. mezinárodní konference Corrosion and material protection, ISBN 978-80-903933-0-1, 1.-4.10.2007, Prague

  • K.Kreislova, B.Eremias, L.Kopecky, M. Smetana, The specific corrosion behaviour of zinc-nickel alloy coating used for vehicle components, Sborník  přednášek konference EUROCORR 2008, 7-11.9.2008, Edinburg, UK

  • K.Kreislova, M.Halama, D.Knotkova, J.Van Lesebettens, Atmospheric corrosion of structural metals – methods of prediction of corrosion attack, Sborník  přednášek konference EUROCORR 2008, 7-11.9.2008, Edinburg, UK

  • M. Melcher, M. Schreiner,K. Kreislova, Artificial weathering of model glasses with medieval compositions – an empirical study on the influence of particulates, Phys. Chem. Glasses: Eur. J. Glass Sci. Technol. B, December 2008, 49(6), 346–356

  • more than 50 publications in Czech language