Agrichemical group


Head of the group: doc. Ing. Ladislav Svoboda, CSc. People - Intranet UPa
Staff: 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.
prof. Ing. Miroslav Trojan, DrSc

Ph.D. students:


Ing. Aneta Burkovičová
Ing. Blanka Hablovičová              
Ing. Petra Luňáková
Ing. Lenka Stránská
Ing. Jakub Trojan
Ing. Jan Večeřa
Ing. Markéta Vontorčíková
Ing. Marcela Zvonková
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: 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