Agrichemical group


Head of the group: doc. Ing. Ladislav Svoboda, CSc. People - Intranet UPa


Ing. Petr Bělina, Ph.D.

Ph.D. students:

Ing. Petr Hermann
Ing. Stanislav Šustek
Technical staff:
Olga Erbenová
  • Research of fertilizers with controlled release of nutrients 
  • biodegradable hydro gels as carriers for nutrients and soil moisture regulators 
  • agrichemical analyzes 
  • study of the behaviour of different forms of nutrients in the soil environment 
  • quality control of inorganic products 
  • development of methods for inorganic analysis 
  • study of the properties of chelating ion exchangers


Group of inorganic pigments


Head of the group: prof. Ing. Petra Šulcová, Ph.D. People - Intranet UPa




Ing. Petr Bělina, Ph.D.
Ing. Žaneta Dohnalová, Ph.D.
Ing. Nataliia Oleksandrivna Gorodylova, Ph.D.
Ing. Jana Luxová, Ph.D.

Ph.D. students:



Ing. Aneta Burkovičová
Ing. Blanka Hablovičová              
Ing. Lucie Karolová
Ing. Kateřina Těšitelová
Technical staff: Lenka Tilgnerová
  • basic research of reactions leading to different types of pigments

  • development of new high-temperature pigments for applications in ceramics, anti-corrosion, special, environmentally friendly pigments

  • study of decomposition reaction of raw materials for the production of pigments

  • evaluation and characterization of pigments and powders in terms of colour properties, their application possibilities (commercial ceramic glazes and organic binder systems) and thermal stability 


Calorimetric group


Head of the group: doc. Ing. Pavla Honcová, Ph.D. People - Intranet UPa



Ing. Petr Košťál, Ph.D.
Ing. Galina Sádovská, Ph.D.
Ph.D. student: Ing. Radim Pilař
  • study of coagulation and crystallization processes using calorimetric methods
  • study of the solubility of inorganic materials
  • determination of thermal capacity of solids and liquids 
  • usage of calorimetric methods in medicine and pharmacy
  • study of the behaviour of amorphous materials
  • rheology of high viscosity materials