Faculty of Security Engineering

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UNIVERSITY OF ZILINA
Faculty of Security Engineering
http://fbi.uniza.sk/
University of Zilina
Univerzitná1
010 26 Žilina
Slovak Republic
www.uniza.sk
+421 41 513 5151
UNIVERSITY OF ZILINA
ŽILINSKÁ UNIVERZITA
BASIC INFORMATION
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The origin of the today’s University of Zilina goes back to 1 October
1953 in Prague.
It was established under the name of University of Railway
Engineering in Prague.
In 1959 the institution changed its name to the University of
Transport and moved to Zilina.
As a result of the increasing role of communications, the academic
institutions amended its name to the University of Transport and
Communications.
Since 1989 the University has experienced various organizational,
transformational and structural changes.
BASIC INFORMATION
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These became the deciding
factors that enabled to lead this
higher education institution
towards a modern institution,
featuring a character of a full
university, named the
University of Zilina since
November 1996.
Up to 2008 more than 42 000
students have graduated from
the University (MSc.) (+ 6 600
Bc.) .
Scientific degrees PhD. have
been awarded to 1 350
graduates.
BASIC INFORMATION
10 700 students:
1st & 2nd cycle: 10 000
3rd cycle:
700
Academic staff:
658, incl.
88 professors
136 associate professors
FACULTIES
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Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and
Communications (FOETC)
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FME)
Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FEE)
Faculty of Civil Engineering (FCE)
Faculty of Management Science and Informatics (FMSI)
Faculty of Science (FS)
Faculty of Security Engineering (FSE)
Institute of High Mountain Biology (IHMV)
STUDY
Three levels of degree study programmes are offered:
 Bachelor study programme (3 to 4 years)
 Master study programme (2 years)
 PhD. study programme (3 to 5 years)
Study:
- full time (9 500 students)
- part time (3 500 students)
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
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Numerous international projects have been carried out
successfully within the frame of various EU programs,
such as TEMPUS, LEONARDO and SOCRATES,
CEEPUS, COPERNICUS, COST, 5th, 6th & 7th
FRAMEWORK PROGRAM, etc.
Broad cooperation based on bilateral agreements (more
than 140). The University has a lively collaboration with
universities and/or institutions in Austria, Belgium,
China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany,
Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Poland,
Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Spain, UK, USA, and
many other countries
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
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The focus of the University research capacity lies mainly in
participation in research projects (national and international)
and direct collaboration with industry.
Research is concentrated in departments of the faculties and
in the institutes; some research teams are involved in interfaculty or multi-departmental cooperation.
Virtual units of
research are also
being created.
INSTITUTES FOR TECHNOLOGY
AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER
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University is the foundation member of the:
Slovak Productivity Centre (At the beginning association of
University of Zilina, Ministry of Economy and Association of
employees,
IPA Slovakia (Association of University of Zilina and Frauenhofer
geselschaft),
Science and Technology park,
Institute for competitiveness and innovation,
CASA ZINA as member of international network CASA NOVA
with headquarters in Sophia Antipolis
and other associations established for this purpose
INSTITUTES OF UNIZA
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Institute of Lifelong Education
Centre for Teacher Training
Institute of Forensic Engineering
Institute of Information and Communication Technologies
Institute of Competitiveness and Innovations
Institute of High Mountain Biology
Aviation Training and Educational Centre
CETRA (Centre for Transportation Research)
University Library
Institute of Physical Education
“Prepare university educated managers and experts
for solution of crises situations in all spheres of human life”
About the Faculty
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The studies at the Faculty of
Security Engineering are
managerially and technologically
oriented.
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The study programs and research
are oriented to the problems of
Crisis Management,
Security Management,
Emergency Management,
Risk Management and
Disaster Management.
Departments
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Department of Crisis Management
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Department of Fire Engineering
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Department of Security Management
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Department of Technical Sciences
and Informatics
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Department of Crisis Management
Research
Faculty in numbers (2012)
Faculty of Security Engineering
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44 academic staff,
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3 research workers,
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41 doctoral students,
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345 master students,
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558 bachelor students,
(in all 3 levels: Bc., MSc., Ph.D.)
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Crisis Management,
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Rescue Services,
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Security Management.
Curses
Faculty of Security Engineering
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In the frame of continuing education
the Faculty implements series of
specialized courses that relate to the
study programs of 2nd level of the
university education and they react to
the needs of social practice. These
Faculty programs have been
accredited:
Curses
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Security of Information Systems in Public Administration and
in Entrepreneurial Subjects,
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Security Manager in Public Administration and
in Entrepreneurial Subjects,
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Further Special Preparation of Technicians of Fire Prevention,
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Further Special Preparation of Specialists in Fire Prevention,
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Special Preparation of those who are in charge of Fire
Prevention of Municipalities,
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Basic Special Preparation of Specialists in Fire Prevention,
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Basic Special Preparation of Technicians of Fire Prevention.
“Science and Research are the Engines of Innovations!”
Research and Scientific Activities
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The Faculty is part of scientificresearch and developmental
base of the University.
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It develops creative scientific
activities oriented in areas of civil
protection, security,
environmental problems
including the solutions of natural
and industrial disasters and
catastrophes, safety at work,
physical protection, crime
prevention, fire protection and
prevention, critical infrastructure,
etc.
Laboratories
Faculty of Security Engineering
Fire-Chemical Laboratory enables:
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to test the reactions of products against
fire,
to simulate possible leakage of dangerous
substances (e.g. oil products) and
possible liquidation (e.g. by sorbents),
the determination of selected physicalchemical properties of respective firetechnical parameters of flammable
substances in liquid and solid statuses,
to study heat effects of inorganic and
organic substances, light effects of
processes of burning of selected inorganic
and organic substances, processes of self
ignition of chemical substances.
Laboratories
Faculty of Security Engineering
Center for Simulating of Crises Events
enables:
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to use modern IT technologies, hardware and
software, for education, research and scientific
purposes,
to do modeling and simulations of severe
crises events and situations,
to do predictions of possible effects of those
events and situations,
to use the possibility of conference calls.
Laboratories
Faculty of Security Engineering
Laboratory of Security Management :
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The laboratory of security management is
used to guarantee the training of the special
subjects (e.g. Perimeter Protection Systems,
Security System Designing, Inside Protection
Systems, Mechanical Barriers, etc.) where
students get acquainted in a practical way with
the elements of security systems, information,
signal and controlling systems (e.g. Alarm
Receiving Centre, Alarm Transmission
System, Intruder Alarm System, CCTV
Surveillance System, Access Control System,
etc.).
Research and Scientific Activities
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name of project:
SALIANT - Selective Antibodies Limited
Immuno Assay Novel Technology
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Donor:
7th Framework Programme
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Main objective of the project is to develop a
handheld device that will be analyzing in real
time the level of traces: explosive, drugs and
hazardous materials. A key innovation is a
positive detection test for small molecules
(nano and pico), which is highly sensitive and
easy to use first responders (paramedics) for
intervention
as
well
as
crime
and
terrorist attacks.
Research and Scientific Activities
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name of project:
COBACORE - The Community Based
Comprehensive Recovery
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Donor:
7th Framework Programme – Security
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Main objective of the project is to support
common needs assessment and recovery
planning efforts in complex multi-sectorial,
multi-stakeholder crisis environments by
building upon the community as an important
source of information and capabilities.
Research and Scientific Activities
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name of project:
PACITA - Methodology for physical
protection assessment of critical
infrastructure elements against terrorist
and other types of attacks
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Donor:
EC, DG for Home Affairs
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Main objective of the project is to develop tools
for the assessment of physical protection
(resistance) of critical infrastructure objects
against terrorist and other forms of attacks,
including modeling of parameters and testing of
the effectiveness of protection.
Research and Scientific Activities
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name of project:
Critical Infrastructure Protection In
Sector Transportation
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Donor:
Slovak Research and Development
Agency
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The main goal of the project is creation and
development of broad basis of theoretical
knowledge necessary for making optimal
decisions in the process of creating strategic
and conceptual documents in the field of the
SR critical infrastructure protection with
emphasis
on
critical
infrastructure
in
transportation sector.
Research and Scientific Activities
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name of project:
Complex Model for Risk Assessment in
Industrial Processes
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Donor:
Slovak Research and Development
Agency
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Main objective of the project is to increase
industrial
security
in
the
„Seveso
establishments“ according EU standards in
Slovak Republic.
Research and Scientific Activities
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name of project:
Personal Motor Car Fires, Fires Computer
Simulation and Their Experimental
Verification
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Donor:
Slovak Research and Development
Agency, Institut of Informatics
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Main objective of the project is examination of
the course and expansion of individual phases
of burning of the selected motor car fire types
and measurements necessary input data for
computer simulation system to model
behaviour of specific types of car fires.
Innovation of Education Activities
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name of project:
Competency Based e-Portal of Security
And Safety Engineering
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Donor:
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture
Executive Agency of the European
Commission
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Main objective of the project is to increase the
quality of education in the field of security, by
building an electronic portal enables to create
individual study plan supported by the
possibility to achieve part of the chosen
competences.
Univerzity Sience Park
Faculty of Security Engineering
Research laboratories at the University of
Žilina in URP entitled:
•„Laboratory
mmodeling and simulation of
crisis phenomena“,
•„Laboratory
of research systems to protect
critical infrastructure facilities“.,
University Science Park of the University of Zilina is supported by the
project (ITMS: 26220220184) within Operational Program funded by
the European Regional Development Fund.
Univerzity Sience Park
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name
Laboratory mmodeling and simulation
of crisis phenomena
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The objective of the laboratory is to create a virtual
environment enabling improve the quality of
training and efficiency of decision-making in crisis
management, increase mental endurance of
emergency managers working under constant
stress, model and simulate crisis phenomena in
social, technical, technological and natural
environment, collection, processing and evaluation
(analysis, synthesis) gathered data, and increase
the efficiency and reliability of the decision-making
of the human factor of the focus for crisis
phenomena in transport.
Univerzity Sience Park
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Name
Laboratory of research systems to
protect critical infrastructure facilities
Estimated intention of the research systems of
protection of objects of critical infrastructure in the
transport sector are research methods and tools to
assess the technical efficiency and system reliability
property protection of critical infrastructure in transport
sector. The polygon creation and research of safety
systems to simulate real operating conditions of
technical elements of the control and safety features of
intelligent transport facilities systems of protection.
Conferences
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Crises Situations Solutions in Specific
Environment (since 1995)
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LOGVD – Transport Logistics and
Crisis Situations (since 1997)
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Young Science and Crisis Situations
(since 2003)
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Protection Against Fires and Rescue
Services (since 2004)
Publications
Faculty of Security Engineering
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Risk Management in Railway Transport
(monograph, 2010)
Protection Against Terrorism
(monograph, 2010)
Social Aspects of City Public Transport
Infrastructure (monograph, 2009)
Actual Questions of Crisis Management
(monograph, 2009)
Safety of Dangerous Substances Transport
(monograph, 2008)
Economic Impacts of Disasters
(monograph, 2008)
Crisis Management
(scientific journal, since 2002)
International Cooperation
Faculty of Security Engineering
Broad cooperation based on bilateral
agreements with universities and
institutions in countries: Austria,
Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland,
Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland,
Portugal, Russia, Spain, Turkey, UK
and the USA, mainly:
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Technical University of Ostrava,
Czech Republic.
Universita’ Degli Studi di Messina,
Italy.
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria,
Portugal.
University of Pittsburgh, Graduate
School of Public and International
Affairs, USA.
UNIVERSITY OF ZILINA
Faculty of Security Engineering
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