Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Slovak University of Technology



Who we are

The Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Slovak University of Technology is one of the leading Slovak facilities devoted to building research and development. Founded 1938, it assists in the research, students, the building industry, the regulatory community and others interested in building and construction practice. The Faculty has at its disposal large and well equipped laboratory facilities that are used for own research tasks as well as for advances in construction industry.

Annually, the members of Faculty of Civil Engineering publish numerous publications ranging from research reports and electronic communications through professional journal articles, training materials to the academic literature.

Within Slovakia the Faculty cooperates or has cooperated with nearly every major industrial company and academic institution with competence in the field of construction. From among foreign institutions and enterprises especially collaboration with major universities in all neighboring countries must be picked up and then with KU Leuven, the University of Manchester and the University of Strathclyde and also with enterprises such as BASF, NV Scheldebouw, Hueck and Physibel.

Our role in the project

A significant part of the Faculty’s scientific and research activity is aimed at problems of thermal comfort, heat and humidity transfer through the walls and roofs of buildings and their joints, sound transmission in buildings, room and urban acoustics, the theory of day lighting and the solar energy of buildings, air infiltration and the effect of driven rain on walls and roofs of buildings and their joints, the total energy effectiveness of buildings, the durability of building materials, diagnoses, and building reconstruction. The expertise and know-how from the above mentioned areas, all tightly related to sustainable construction, and pedagogical skills of the Faculty staff as well have been put at the disposal of the successful implementation of the ingREeS project.

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