Assoc. Prof. Ivan Hudec, PhD.
Institute of Natural and Synthetic Polymers,
Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology,
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava,
Radlinského 9, 812 37 Bratislava
tel.: +421 (2) 52 926 053, +421 (2) 59 325 446
fax: +421 (2) 52 493 198
The Institute of Natural and Synthetic Polymers consists of four departments: Department of Plastics and Rubber, Department of Wood, Pulp and Paper, Department of Fibres and Textile Chemistry and Department of Graphic Arts Technology and Applied Photochemistry.
The history of the institute dates back to 1943, when the Department of Wood Technology and the Department of Technology of Organic Substances were established and first lectures on polymer chemistry and polymer technology started. The Institute occupies a specific position within the Slovak
Republic and relates to the wide spectrum of chemical, wood, paper, textile, rubber, plastics and graphic arts industries.