Postal address:

Department of Building Equipment and Technology Safety
Faculty of Engineering
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Tr. A. Hlinku 2
949 76 Nitra
Slovak Republic

 

Head of department:

prof. Ing. Štefan Mihina, PhD.
Professor

 

Research

  • Study of interaction between machines, biological processes (human being and animal) and the environment
  • Analysis of properties of combustion materials and production of gaseous emissions by direct combustion of biomass during heat generation
  • Analysis, assessment and design of the indoor environment of buildings for livestock, pigs and poultry (technological and building elements, microclimate)
  • Machines and technology for conversion of biomass, including waste management for energy and other non-food use
  • Occupational safety in agricultural sector and risk analysis in the working environment

 

Staff

Name

Graduation

Position

Email

Štefan Mihina

Prof.

Head of department, Professor

Animal husbandry technology

stefan.mihina@uniag.sk

Roman Gálik

Prof.

Professor

Animal husbandry technology

roman.galik@uniag.sk

Ingrid Karandušovská

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Monitoring of air pollution and BAT

ingrid.karandusovska@uniag.sk

Viera Kažimírová

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Renewable energy and food processing technology

viera.kazimirova@uniag.sk

Jana Lendelová

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Quality of the animal housing environment

jana.lendelova@uniag.sk

Štefan Pogran

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Energy performance of buildings

stefan.pogran@uniag.sk

Miroslav Žitňák

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Technology safety

miroslav.zitnak@uniag.sk

Milada Balková

PhD

Assistant Professor

Lighting in buildings

milada.balkova@uniag.sk

Štefan Boďo

PhD

Assistant Professor

Animal husbandry technology

stefan.bodo@uniag.sk

Tomáš Holota

PhD

Assistant Professor

Food processing and renewable energy technology

tomas.holota@uniag.sk

Tímea Szabóová

PhD

Assistant Professor

Energy performance of buildings

timea.szaboova@uniag.sk

 

Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Measuring and Evaluation Equipment (Assoc. Prof. Ingrid Karandušovská)
  • Laboratory of Food Engineering (Assoc. Prof. Viera Kažimírová)
  • Laboratory of Beverage Equipment (Dr Tomáš Holota)
  • Laboratory of Machines for Releasing of Solid Substances (Dr Tomáš Holota)
  • Laboratory of Machines for Animal Production (Dr Štefan Boďo)
  • Laboratory of Milking Equipment (Dr Štefan Boďo)
  • Laboratory of Transport Equipment (Dr Štefan Boďo)
  • Laboratory of Base Degradation and Testing of Unconventional Mixtures, Materials and Products (Assoc. Prof. Jana Lendelová)
  • Laboratory of Building Materials (Dr Milada Balková)
  • Laboratory of Occupational Safety and Health (Assoc. Prof. Miroslav Žitňák)
  • Laboratory of Information and Communication Technologies (Dr Tímea Szabóová, Dr Tomáš Holota)

 

Projects

 

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

Project type: COST

Project title: Ammonia and Greenhouse Gases Emissions from Animal Production Buildings
Acronym: LivAGE
Project ID: OC-2016-1-20654 
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Štefan Mihina, PhD.
Project period: 17.3.2017 – 16.3. 2021

 

Project type: Framework Programme 7

Project title: Animal Welfare Research in an Enlarged Europe
Acronym: AWARE
Project ID: 265686
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Štefan Mihina, PhD.
Project period: 21.3.2011 – 28.2.2014

 

NATIONAL PROJECTS

Project type: VEGA

Project title: Research of Technologies in Farm Animal Breeding Reducing the Emission of Environmentally Harmful Gases

Project ID: 1/3476/06
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Štefan Kováč, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Quality and Extraction of Wheat Milling Products in their Production Depending on Crushing Effect of Rolling Grinding Equipment with Minimising the Energy Consumption for Grinding

Project ID: 1/3479/06
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Rudolf Opáth, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Ammonia Production in Livestock Housing

Project ID: 1/4425/07
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Štefan Pogran, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2007 – 31.12.2009

 

Project title: Research of Packaging Materials and their Effect on Increasing the Food Quality and Safety

Project ID: 1/4437/07
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Stanislav Zeman, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2007 – 31.12.2009

 

Project title: Effect of Materials and Equipment on Health Condition of Dairy Cattle and Healthy Product

Project ID: 1/0422/08
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Ivan Karas, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2008 – 31.12.2010

 

Project title: Design, Thermal, Ecological and Sanitary Solution to Alternative Floor Structures in Livestock Housing

Project ID: 1/0771/09
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Jana Lendelová, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Ecological and Energy Aspects of Using Biomass

Project ID: 1/0033/09
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Rudolf Opáth, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Research of Environmental Aspects in Farm Animal Breeding in Terms of Greenhouse Gases, Odour, Dust and Noise, Supporting the Animal Welfare and Best Available Technologies (BAT)

Project ID: 1/0044/09
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Štefan Mihina, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Effect of Building Envelope on the Quality of Indoor Environment in Livestock Housing

Project ID: 1/0769/10
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Štefan Pogran, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2010 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Analysis of Harmful Gases Production in Rural Areas and Proposal of Scientifically Reasonable Measures for its Minimisation

Project ID: 1/0609/12
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Štefan Mihina, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2012 – 31.12.2015

 

Project title: Minimisation of Environmental Risk Factors in Animal Production Buildings

Project ID: 1/0575/14
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Ingrid Karandušovská, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2014 – 31.12.2016

 

Project type: KEGA

Project title: Creating the Content Structure of the Second and Third Level of Study in the Study Programme Food Safety and Inspection and Preparing of Modern Didactic Means

Project ID: 3/6229/08
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Rudolf Opáth, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2008 – 31.12.2010

 

Project title: Transfer of Innovative Technologies to Educational Process in Current Agriculture through a University Textbook

Project ID: 011SPU-4/2014
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Roman Gálik, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2014 – 31.12.2015

 

Project type: Resort project of research & development of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic

Project title: Optimisation of Nutrition and Technological Systems for Efficient and Ecological Animal Breeding 

Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Jana Lendelová, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2013 – 31.12.2015
 

Project type: APVV

Project title: Machines and Technologies for Harvest of Energy Crops

Project ID: SK-CZ- 0110-07
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Miroslav Žitňák, PhD.
Project period: 1.2.2008 – 31.12.2009