Prof. Ing. Andréa Kalendová, Dr., b. Pardubice 1962, graduated in 1988 from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Pardubice, specialisation: chemico-technical protection of the environment. She earned her Doctor's degree in inorganic technology at the University of Pardubice in 1997. She defended her dissertation thesis and became Associate Professor at the TU in 2001. In 2009 she was appointed full Professor. She worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Technology of Macromolecular Materials from 1997, currently she is Head of the Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecular Materials. According to WOS, Professor Kalendová has authored or co-authored 66 original papers published in impact factor journals and over 40 contributions presented at international conferences. She has authored or co-authored 5 chapters in monographs. The results of her applied research have found use in 2 validated technologies. During the period of her teaching at the ÚCHTML, she supervised 6 successfully defended theses in the Technology of Macromolecular Materials doctoral study programme and 7 successfully defended theses in the Materials Surface Engineering doctoral study programme. She has supervised 53 students working on their MSc thesis and 30 students working on their BSc thesis. She is a member of the editorial boards of Pigment & Resin Technology, Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials, and Ochrona przed korozja. She has participated in projects funded by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, she was or is a project team member or leader for a number of projects of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and projects of the Czech Republic Technology Agency. Her scientific research is focussed on the preparation and application of conductive polymers in polymeric coatings, preparation of chemically and thermally stable pigments and organic coatings, inhibition of specific forms of corrosion in polymeric coatings and development of the method for testing the properties of polymeric films and their components by scanning electron microscopy and by electrochemical methods.