Research centre strikes to make roads safer in winter
One of research teams from Research Centre of the University of Žilina developed automatic antifreezing spraying system in order to prevent black ice from forming on road surface. System is already beeing installed on the road II/534 from Poprad to the town of Vysoké Tatry and is going to be on the test run until the end of year 2020. The first phase of the project aims to prevent formation of black ice before maintenance vehicles can come while the second phase aims to completely omit the necessity of maintenance vehicles presence. This unique system will be used for the first time in Slovakia.
Research Star 2015 - RESULTS
Innovative ideas competition Research Star knows winner of the second year. In tough competition of 17 registered ideas, 10 were presented in front of representatives from Research Centre of the University of Žilina and praxis. Various areas were covered, from environmental issues through healthcare, technology and civil engineering all the way to the theatre and sport. This year was held in international tone as scientist from Czech Republic entered the race. Also younger minds of high school students were involved.
The absolute winner was Andrej Fogelton with EyeBlink – solution to dry eye syndrome for computer users. Second place won interior greenhouse small enough to fit into kitchen – Harvie – from Adam Ratulovský. Third place belongs to Connected Home OS – system for connecting all of the smart devices at home.
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Public presentation of Research Centre
After more than year and half of existence, Research Centre organized public presentation of its research teams and outcomes. Event took place on February 6th, 2015 and lasted 3 hours. All three divisions as well as Regional centre and Incubator participated in presentations. Audience was presented with teams’ ongoing tasks and plans for foreseeable future.
RNDr. Peter Fabo, PhD.: PSE application (public lecture)
Invitation to a lecture: “Modelling and simulation in science, technology and industry” presented by RNDr. Peter Fabo, PhD. on the 28 th of January 2015 at University of Zilina (hall A1) at 9:00-12:00 am.
The lecture will cover usage of PSE application in interactive control of laboratory experiments involving data collection & processing, prototyping control systems with focus on robotics and its applications in technology and industry. The lecture is intended for a wide professional and general public.
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