VEGA agency projects


VEGA (Vedecká grantová agentúra) - Scientific Grant Agency of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and Slovak Academy of Sciences is an internal grant system for the Ministry of Education and Slovak Academy of Sciences, which provides a common, coordinated approach in selection and evaluation of basic research projects addressed to universities and research institutes of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Current projects
Fabrication and study of composite materials manufactured by casting of aluminium and ceramic powder blends, 2018 - 2020
Chemical compatibility between components in magnesium-carbon composites, 2017 - 2019
The study of physical and mechanical properties, machinability and surface treatment of Ti and Ti composites prepared by powder metallurgy, 2017 - 2019
Investigation of advanced materials suitable for highly effective heat storage, 2017 - 2019
Finished projects
Development of the methodology for preparation of ultrafine and fine grain materials based on Al and AlTi for microstructural characterization via EBSD method, 2016 - 2018
Research on the relationship between longitudinal road unevenness and ride comfort in vehicle, 2016 - 2018
On the bonding between native Al2O3 layers and the effect of intentionally entrapped gasses in forged Al powders., 2016 - 2018
Study of thermophysical properties of composites based on TiB2 and ZrB2 with copper matrix for high temperature applications, 2016 - 2018
In-situ TiAl-based composites for high temperature structural applications, 2016 - 2018
Deformation behavior of short-fiber reinforced Mg-Li-Zn matrix composites, 2014 - 2016
On the study of the novel Al based composites prepared in situ via powder metallurgy approach, 2014 - 2016
Evaluation and attenuation of vibrations in the system road–vehicle–driver, 2013 - 2015
TiAl based intermetallic alloys for applications in the automotive industry and energetics, 2013 - 2015
Investigation of Ti and Ti alloys compacts prepared by powder metallurgy methods., 2013 - 2015
Erosion study of copper matrix composites by LIBS method, 2013 - 2015
Development of the aluminium matrix comosite reinforced by Al2O3 particles, 2013 - 2015
Sonotrode tool materials, 2012 - 2014
Development of the methodology of continuous monitoring of the fatigue damage in operation with random nature of the load , 2012 - 2014
Deformation behavior of submicrocrystalline magnesium alloys, 2011 - 2013
In-situ preparation and research of ultra-fine-grained Al-AlN composites, 2011 - 2013
Gradient aluminium foams, 2010 - 2012
Vibration mitigation of the vehicle driver/operator in two directions (axis) by passive, active or semi-active vibration control systems while accounting for properties of real excitation from road, terrain and driving unit, 2010 - 2012
The effect of multiaxial stress state on microstructure degradation of nickel based single crystal superalloys during creep, 2010 - 2012
Development of new metal matrix composites based on high modulus short carbon fibres with high dimensional stability at elevated temperatures, 2010 - 2012
Preparation and study of gradient materials and coatings for applications in conditions of extreme degradation processes, 2010 - 2011
Interfacial chemistry of metal matrix composites, 2008 - 2010
Study of utility properties of materials after multiple plastic deformation, 2008 - 2010
Energy representation of vibrating mechanical systems and power flow paths, 2009 - 2010
Investigation of the stability of liquid aluminium foam prepared by melt routhe usig aluminium alloys that are stabilised by submicron sized particles of alumina, determination of foam structure and measurement of its properties at solid state, 2007 - 2009
Evolution and degradation of microstructure of nickel based alloys during directional solidification, heat treatments and creep, 2007 - 2009
The development of metal matrix composite materials reinforced with continuous carbon fibres with extremely high thermal conductivity and low thermal expansion, 2007 - 2009
Development of assessment methodology of fatigue-life and reliability of structures operating under complicated load conditions, 2007 - 2009
Study of properties of metallic structural materials by applying of electrochemical and acoustic methods, 2006 - 2008
Physical - metallurgical relations in lead - free solders structure and their interfaces in joints, 2006 - 2008
Vibrating mechanical systems modeling for the purpose multidimensional power flow analysis from energy point of view utilizing of power flow paths theory, 2006 - 2008
Vibration mitigation of driver-operator in fore-and-aft direction by passive, active or semi-active vibration control systems, 2006 - 2008