Successful Professorial Appointment Procedure16. November 2023
On Tuesday, 14 November, professorial appointment procedure was held at the meeting of the Scientific Board of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, with a successful outcome.
Assoc. Prof. Ing. Tomáš Sedláček, Ph.D. was born in Prostějov on 4 August 1977. He obtained his Master’s degree and his Ph.D. degree at the Faculty of Technology of Tomas Bata University in Zlín in 2001 and 2004 respectively. In 2001, he took up employment with the Faculty of Technology of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, where, since the very beginning, he has been actively involved both in teaching and in the development of cooperation between the academic and industrial sphere. Since 2011, as the Head of the Polymer Processing research team, he has been actively involved in research activities of the Centre of Polymer Systems of the University Institute. In 2014, he obtained the degree of Associate Professor in the field of Technology of Macromolecular Compounds. From 2016 to 2020, as the Head of the Department of Polymer Engineering of the Faculty of Technology, he was strongly supporting the development of teaching in courses related to the plastics industry and offered at the Faculty of Technology. As regards his professional activities, he has been focusing on modification of plastics, processing and characterization of polymer materials in the long term. During the professorial appointment procedure held in front of the TBU Scientific Board, he delivered the summary of his qualifying lectures for professorial appointment on the subject of “Preparation, Characterization and Processing of Plastics for Applications of the Future” and responded to the questions asked and comments made.