Štefan Tkáč, Ph.D.

Dr. Štefan Tkáč is the Chair of Architecture and an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Architecture. His most significant accomplishments as a professional include:

  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar to the University of Arizona – College of Engineering
  • CEO of an international architectural company STUDIO Ltd.
  • The Technical University of Kosice´s representative in South and the Far East Asia and advisor to the rector’s office for International relationships.
  • Founder of the first Slovak academic International Branch Campus
  • Head of the Slovak~Taiwan hydro energy research lab
  • Author of the first complex mapping of Taiwanese hydropower plants
  • The only Slovak member of the Asian Network of Industrial Heritage.

He would describe fairness by keeping the so called clean shield as a value of the contribution to his career path. Probably the best definition of him and his life could be covered by the quote of Ms. Loreena McKennitt who wrote: “Every journey brings its own surprises a challenge a sudden detour a new set of friends along the way, perhaps even a destination different from the one you indeed…”

  • Dual Ph.D. – Technical University of Košice, the Slovak Republic and Chung Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan R.O.C.
  • Ph.D. Theory of Designing Buildings and Environment and Civil Engineering