Postal address:

Department of Quality and Engineering Technologies
Faculty of Engineering
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Tr. A. Hlinku 2
949 76 Nitra
Slovak Republic

 

Head of department:

Ing. Rastislav Mikuš, PhD.
 

Research

  • Quality management systems and methods
  • Increasing the reliability and safety of machines and equipment
  • Stabilisation of optimum technical and ecologic parameters of combustion engines
  • Material and technological aspect of creating surface layers in order to increase the quality of functional surfaces of structural elements
  • Examining (by means of tribological tests) and modelling of interaction processes on functional surfaces of structural elements in their exploitation in terms of the intensity of degradation processes and energy impacts

 

Staff

Name

Graduation

Position and main specialisation

Email

Rastislav Mikuš

 

PhD

Head of department,

Assistant Professor,

Materials science

rastislav.mikus@uniag.sk

Jozef Žarnovský

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Diagnostics of machines

jozef.zarnovsky@uniag.sk

Peter Čičo

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Maintenance and repair of machinery, safety of technical equipment

peter.cico@uniag.sk

Maroš Korenko

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Production quality and project management

maros.korenko@uniag.sk

Martin Kotus

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Materials science,

tribology and tribology engineering

martin.kotus@uniag.sk

Ján Žitňanský

Assoc. Prof.

Associate Professor

Metal machining and metrology

jan.zitnansky@uniag.sk

Rastislav Bernát

PhD

Assistant Professor

Diagnostics and vehicle design

rastislav.bernat@uniag.sk

Marián Bujna

PhD

Assistant Professor

Risk management

marian.bujna@uniag.sk

Róbert Drlička

PhD

Assistant Professor

Programming of CNC machines and 3D technology

robert.drlicka@uniag.sk

Ivan Kováč

PhD

Assistant Professor

Welding and wear resistant layers

ivan.kovac@uniag.sk

Pavel Polák

PhD

Assistant Professor

Production quality

pavel.polak@uniag.sk

Miroslav Prístavka

PhD

Assistant Professor

Production quality

miroslav.pristavka@uniag.sk

Zoltán Záležák

PhD

Assistant Professor

Diagnostics and vehicle design

zoltan.zalezak@uniag.sk

 

Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Technical Inspection (Assoc. Prof. Peter Čičo)
  • Laboratory of Metrology (Assoc. Prof. Ján Žitňanský)
  • Laboratory of Metallography (macroscopic analysis) (Dr Rastislav Mikuš)
  • Laboratory of Metallography (microscopic analysis) (Dr Rastislav Mikuš)
  • Laboratory of CNC Machining (Dr Róbert Drlička)
  • Tribology and Tribology Engineering Laboratory (Assoc. Prof. Martin Kotus)
  • Laboratory of Manual Metal Machining (Dr Ivan Kováč)
  • Laboratory of Machining I (Assoc. Prof. Ján Žitňanský)
  • Laboratory of Machining II (Assoc. Prof. Ján Žitňanský)
  • Laboratory Machine Welding (Dr Ivan Kováč)
  • Laboratory of Manual Welding (Dr Ivan Kováč)
  • Laboratory of Technical Diagnostics of Machines I (Dr Rastislav Bernát)
  • Laboratory of Technical Diagnostics of Machines II (Assoc. Prof. Jozef Žarnovský)
  • Laboratory of Mechanical Tests of Thermal Treatment of Materials (Dr Rastislav Mikuš)

 

Projects

NATIONAL PROJECTS

Project type: VEGA

Project title: Quality and Safety of Farm Machines

Project ID: 1/3482/06
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Jozef Hrubec, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Surface Layers for Tribological Applications

Project ID: 1/4151/07
Project coordinator: Ing. Rastislav Mikuš, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2007 – 31.12.2009

 

Project title: Increasing the Quality of Farm Machines and Production Equipment

Project ID: 1/0576/09
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Peter Čičo, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2009 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Degradation of Metallic Materials in Production Processes and in Exploitation of Alternative Fuels

Project ID: 1/0813/10
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Jozef Žarnovský, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2010 – 31.12.2011

 

Project title: Study of the Effect of Technological Parameters of Surface Layers of Agricultural and Forestry Machines on Qualitative Parameters, Safety and Environmental Acceptability

Project ID: 1/0718/17
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Maroš Korenko, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2017 – 31.12.2020

 

Project type: KEGA

Project title: Integrated Management System (University Textbook)

Project ID: 3/4276/06
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Jozef Hrubec, CSc.
Project period: 1.1.2006 – 31.12.2008

 

Project title: Integration of Innovative Trends in Metal Machining, Metrology and Quality Management into University Education  

Project ID: 035SPU-4/2014
Project coordinator:  Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Vladimír Kročko, CSc., prof.h.c.
Project period: 1.1.2014 – 31.12.2016

 

Project title: Innovation of Courses Focused on Quality Management, Metal Machining and Metrology with Respect to Practical Requirements   

Project ID: 1/0718/17
Project coordinator:  doc. Ing. Maroš Korenko, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2017 – 31.12.2020

 

Project title: New Forms and Methods of Education in Safety of Machine Equipment 

Project ID: 008TU Z-4/2016
Project coordinator: doc. Ing. Martin Kotus, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2016 – 31.12.2018

 

Project type: VTP

Project title: Optical Measurement Methods in Quality Management

Project ID: 049_1/12
Project coordinator: Ing. Róbert Drlička, PhD.
Project period: 1.1.2013 – 31.12.2013

 

Project type: Operational Programme Education 

Project title: Increasing the Quality of Education at SUA in Nitra and Achieving its Adaptation to Actual and Prospective Needs of Society

Project ID: ITMS 26110230057
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Jozef Hrubec, CSc.
Project period: 1.5.2012 – 31.12.2013

 

Project title: Human Resources Development and Ensuring the Quality at SUA in Nitra

Project ID: ITMS 26110230020
Project coordinator: prof. Ing. Jozef Hrubec, CSc.
Project period: August 2010 – April 2013

 

Project type: GA SPU

Project title: Safety Improvement and Increasing the Quality of Production Process and Products Manufactured in External Organisation

Project ID: 10-GA SPU-16
Project coordinator: Ing. Marián Bujna, PhD.
Project period: 2016 – 2017