prof. Ing. Stanislav Kmeť, CSc.
Prof. Ing. Stanislav Kmeť, CSc.
March 6, 195 7, Přerov
Theory and design of steel structures, focusing on the following issues: large-span bearing structures, tensegrity systems, creating transformation models, shape and material optimization, reliability, reology, elastic-plastic transformation, creating and modelling intelligent bearing systems, application of methods of artificial intelligence and the development of probability approaches to analysis and reliability verification of bearing systems
Education and qualifications:
1982 – graduated with honours from the Faculty of Civil
Engineering, Košice Technical College,
1989 – dissertation defence,
1992 – habilitation - Assoc. Prof. degree,
2000 – inaugurated the Professor degree in the field of
Theory and Construction of Engineering Structures.
During his career at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, prof. Kmeť has held the following positions: Deputy Head of the Department of Steel and Timber Structures, Vice-Dean for International Relations and Scientific Education, Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Vice-Rector for Development at TUKE (1994-1997)
Science, research and publications:
- author and co-author of 4 books, 65 scientific and professional papers in domestic and international journals, more than 140 articles in scientific and professional conference proceedings,
- author and co-author of 36 projects that have been carried out, (among the most significant is the design and project of the statics of the unique bearing structure of Steel Arena stadium in Košice), and 50 expertise works and reports for industry,
- over 35 lectures as an invited speaker at foreign universities, conferences, symposiums and seminars.
Workgroup of the international organization for monocoque and space structures, Vice-president and statutory representative of European Scientific Society for Roof Structures Research, Chairman and member of Board of Examiners of the Slovak Chamber of Civil Engineers for authorization and verification of professional abilities of Civil Engineers, Member of the Council of Slovak Society for Steel Structures and other domestic and international committees, societies and organizations.
- member of editorial boards of several domestic and international journals, e.g. . Building Research Journal, Pollack Periodica - An International Journal for Engineering and Information Sciences.