On 16 May 2023, the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava hosted the 26th edition of the event Scientist of the Year of the Slovak Republic 2022. Its aim is to professionally and socially highlight the most prominent personalities of scientific life as well as the best achievements in science and research in Slovakia. The event is under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.
The announcers of the award are the Centre for Scientific and Technical Information of the Slovak Republic, the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Association of Slovak Scientific and Technical Societies. The evaluation committee, which consisted of representatives of the promoters of the event, selected the laureates from among 62 nominated scientific personalities. The awards for significant achievements in science and research in Slovakia were presented in five categories in the personal presence of Minister Daniel Bútor.
It is our honour and pleasure to announce that Marek Vrabeľ, a representative of the Prototype and Innovation Centre SJF TUKE, has won the award in the category of Technologist of the Year 2022. He received the award for providing complex technological preparation of production and the actual production of unique parts for the aerospace and nuclear industries.
We warmly congratulate our colleague, wish him plenty of motivation for his work and many more successes.
Link to the event in the media: https://www.cvtisr.sk/aktuality-pre-siroku-verejnost/pozname-laureatov-ocenenia-osobnosti-slovenskej-vedy-za-rok-2022.html?page_id=53875&fbclid=IwAR33QHpuMUQEMtdlZ581IcTcoro6UF22HTiXQz4vuby9nIJ2p-Ey851F4wg#