Faculty of Mathematics, Physics
and Informatics

Research

In Slovakia, our faculty is consistently ranked as the top research faculty among institutions with the focus on natural sciences. The faculty main research themes are as follows: 

Mathematics 

  1. Applications of qualitative and quantitative methods of mathematics and statistics in natural, technical, and economic sciences
  2. Algebraic and geometric structures and discrete mathematics
  3. Methods of mathematical analysis and their applications to dynamical systems 

Physics  

  1. Physical mechanisms in living systems and their use in biomedicine and biotechnology
  2. Nanotechnologies, materials, and new technologies
  3. Field physics, subatomic and atomic particles and their applications
  4. Physical mechanisms of processes in the environmental system and their use to predict its variations 

Computer Science

  1. Information processing laws and their applications to new information and communication technologies
  2. Methods and tools of computer science to support the knowledge society

Research Results, Seminars, Publications

Maximization of memory capacity in echo state neural...12. 12. 2016

The method consists in reservoir orthogonalization of the neural network that brings it to the regime at the edge of stability, allowing the network to get...

Creating new layered structures at high pressures: SiS205. 12. 2016

Scientific Reports, 25th November, 2016. Authors: Dušan Plašienka, Roman Martoňák from Department of Experimental Physics (Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and...

Evolution of killer whales is compelled by cultural impact04. 06. 2016

That is the outcome of a study published on May 31st, 2016 in the Nature Communications magazine, which was initiated by Dr. Andrew Foote of the Bern...

Poincaré-Andronov-Melnikov Analysis for Non-Smooth Systems...24. 05. 2016

Poincaré-Andronov-Melnikov Analysis for Non-Smooth Systems is devoted to the study of bifurcations of periodic solutions for general n-dimensional...

Two awards Scientist of the Year for FMPI15. 05. 2016

Two of five Scientist of the Year awards went to the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics in the 19th Science of the Year Contest 2015. The ceremony...

Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Physics Classes in...11. 04. 2016

Critical thinking, being a general competency, is usable in different professions and areas of human life. In most professions, the crucial ability is to be...

A baby´s DNA is hidden in the mother´s blood. What does it...14. 01. 2016

Informatics PhD students at the FMPI, MSc Budiš and MSc Ďuriš, participate in the development of a unique medical test.

The Spanish king inaugurated the AMOS UK system28. 06. 2015

Bratislava/Teide, Tenerife June 28th, 2015. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of astronomical observatories in the Canary Islands the Spanish king Felipe...

Seven top teams of FMPI24. 06. 2015

In May 2015 the Accreditation committee assessed the pilot project in identification of top teams at Slovak universities. Seven teams of FMPI won the title,...

A unique hydrogen sensor from FMPI21. 05. 2015

The team of the Department of the Experimental Physics led by Prof. Plecenik designed a unique hydrogen sensor applicable not only in the automobile industry....

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