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Prof Tatiana Kováčiková

Tatiana Kovacikova, University of Zilina, Head of the Department of International Research Projects - ERAdiate+,  Slovakia

An investment in education is what no one will ever take away from you.

Investícia do vzdelanie je to, čo Vám nikdy nikto nezoberie.

Prof Tatiana Kováčiková, PhD, has been Head of ERAdiate+ at the University of Zilina, Slovakia, since July 2019. Between October 2017 and June 2019, she was the ERAchair Holder for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) at the University of Zilina. She has been active in ICT&ITS standardisation for over 15 years.

Currently she represents Slovakia in CEN TC 278 on ITS and is a member of ECTRI Task Group on Traffic Management. From June 2013 to October 2015, she was Head of Science Operations at the COST Association in Brussels and from 2009 to 2013, she was the Head of the Department of InfoCom Networks at the University of Zilina.

Her research interests include Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), in particular network architectures, services and applications. From 2002 to 2013, she was involved in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) as a leader or member of Specialist Task Forces for CLOUD, TISPAN and ITS Technical Committees. In 2003, she got the SIEMENS AWARD for leading the research group in the field of IP telephony.

In 2013, she was promoted a Full Professor in Applied Informatics. She received her PhD in telecommunication systems from the University of Transport and Telecommunications in Zilina in 1996.

She was nominated as National delegate for H2020 PC on Smart, Green and Integrated Transport in 2016. She has been involved in a number of national and international research projects including COPERNICUS, INCO-COPERNICUS, EURESCOM and EC funded FP projects.