Faculty of Management Sciences and Informatics, University of Žilina, informs that admission procedure for PhD. study for academic year 2019/20 was started.
You can apply for PhD. study in following study programs with thesis offered in English:
- Applied Informatics,
- Intelligent Information Systems.
Effective discovery of accurate and interpretable fuzzy rules in data - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Selection of data from large databases for machine learning algorithms - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Transformation of medical data for fuzzy data mining - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Detection of phishing web pages - tutor: Jan Bohacik
Topics offered in the frame of Collaborative Doctoral Partnership with Joint Research Centre (JRC - European Comission):
Assessment of innovative solutions for the European electricity market - tutor: Lubos Buzna
Application deadline: 31 May 2019
The date of the admission procedure: 24-25 June 2019
The electronic application form can be found at: https://vzdelavanie.uniza.sk/prijimacky
For more information about offered theses and application process contact Mrs. Dana Krsakova - Dana.Krsakova (a) fri.uniza.sk
On March 4, 2019, the University of Žilina signed a major partnership agreement between UNIZA and the European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC) in the field of joint doctoral studies in modeling in transport and energy. As part of this partnership, PhD students will be jointly led by UNIZA and JRC tutors and will have the opportunity to take part or all of their doctoral studies at the JRC.
At the Faculty of Management Science and Informatics UNIZA, in the framework of this partnership, we are offering the first PhD study topic in the 2019/2020 academic year: Evaluating Innovative Solutions for the European Electricity Market. The tutor of this topic is Assoc. Prof. Lubos Buzna or more information on the call and the topic, see the information leaflet and the faculty website.
Deadline for applications submission is 31 May 2019.
We are starting new round of contest of pictures made by our Erasmus+ outgoing students. Vote for your favorite picture. Give a like on Facebook - till April 26th 2019 @FRIuniza.
We warmly congratulate our colleague Dr. Marek Moravčík from Department of Info-Comm Networks. He was awarded by Cisco Networking Academy in year 2018 as in category Instructor Excellence Award Advanced. In this category, there are the best of 25% instructors of Cisco Networking Academy from all the world.
We are glad that we have two invited teachers at our faculty. Colleagues are from TU Dresden, "Friedrich List" Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences. We would like to invite you for their lectures on Thursday 04.04.2019. See more information in attached posters.
We opened the fourth volume of favorite IT camp for high school pupils. "Spring school of programming" has 130 participants from high school located in different places in Slovakia. This IT camp is oriented to IoT, A.I. and solar energy application in automotive. Clever participants are from 45 high schools from 30 Slovak towns and 26 districts.
Show us the best moment of your Erasmus Life in Žilina and maybe win a prize! Just by sending a picture via Mail, read on!
How to take part:
You've spent at least two months in Žilina. Time enough to already have made some great experiences that you hopefully caught on picture.
Now, send us your nicest, funniest or simply best picture of your Erasmus stay in Žilina until the 15th of March via mail (Peter.Marton@fri.uniza.sk; by sending us your photos you give us the rights to publish them!).
- Everybody can only send 1 picture
- Maximum 5 people are allowed to be on that photo.
- Write at least one sentence as a description and don't forget to mention your name and nationality.
On the 18th of April, we'll post the pictures in a photo album on our FB page and everybody can vote by "liking". After twelve days (on the 30th), winners will be declared (most likes wins).
1. Prize: 30€ Amazon Gift Card
2. Prize: 20€ Amazon Gift Card
3. Prize: 15€ Amazon Gift Card
Note: To make the photos into posters the quality should be good enough of course.
We are glad that we can again offer to our students interesting lectures of Mr. Jorma Imppola from Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Mr. Imppola is traditional hosting teacher. Cooperation between the University of Žilina and the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences has long tradition, near 20 years. Mr. Imppola will teach at the Faculty of Management Science and Informatics (FRI UNIZA) and the Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications.
Program of his lectures and exercises at FRI UNIZA:
26.02.2019 - RC009 - 12:00 h - lecture in frame of the Innovation Management course
27.02.2019 - RC009 - 13:00 h - lecture in frame of the Sociology course
04.03.2019 - RA009 - 09:00 h - RA320 - 16:00 h - exercises in frame of the Innovation management course
06.03.2019 - RC009 - 13:00 h - lecture in frame of the Sociology course
We are glad to inform you about invited lectures of two foreign colleagues.
Dr. Joanna Kołodziejczyk arrived in frame of Erasmus+ teaching mobility. She is from Department of Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Informatics, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland. She will teach our students on Wednesday, 20.02.2019 at 3 PM in frame of Metaheuristics course (room RB054). For Thursday 21.02.2019, she prepared lecture about SYSABA project - Support system for centers of behavioral therapy working with people affected by developmental disorders. This lecture will be in room RA222, at 2.30 PM.
On Friday, 22.02.2019, professor Vyacheslav Kharchenko from Department of Computer Systems, Networks and Cybersecurity, National Aerospace University„Kharkiv Aviation Institute“ KhAI, Ukraine, will hold his lecture about "Big Data, Internet of Things and Dependable Computing: Pro and Contra". This lecture will be in room RB053, at 11 AM. Prof. Kharchenko is at our faculty in frame of National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic.
At February 11th 2019, an interesting training in IT was started at our faculty. The Women Data Academy (WDA) is organized by "Aj Ty v IT" civic association. Participants will study two months and after successful study they will be able work in field of data analytics.
Content of training:
- mathematical and statistical terminology
- the basics of the Python programming language
- data wrangling (Pandas)
- basic analyst with MS Excel
- Pivot tables
- exploratory analysis
- SQL - linking to databases, queries, joins
- data visualization
- machine learning - Introduction to DataScience, Supervised learning, Unsupervised learning