Dr. Ľubomír Švorc is a young researcher and group leader at the Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia, with the research activity focusing on development and utilization of novel and advanced electrode materials (especially boron-doped diamond) for application in electroanalysis.
He is an author and co-author of numerous scientific papers (> 100 registered in CC, citations > 1000 (excluding self-citing), H-index: 20, March 2019) mostly published in high impact journals. He also obtained outstanding prizes for his research, specifically Metrohm Prize 2013 for the Best Publication of Young Electroanalytical Chemist, Laureate of Young Scientist Award 2014 in Slovakia, Sereď Town Prize 2015 for the scientific representation of the town, Prize for the Best Publication of the Slovak University of Technology in 2016 and Prize for a Three-Year Scientific Rating (2015-2017) awarded by the Literary Fund of the Slovakia.
As for funding received so far, Švorc has been a principal investigator of two projects of the Scientific Grant Agency of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovakia, principal investigator of the Project for young researchers of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava as well as scientific co-workers of several projects of the Slovak Research and Development Agency.
Concerning the memberships and other activities, the applicant is a Head of the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the Slovak Chemical Society (since 2014), Member of the Presidium of the Slovak Chemical Society (2017-2020), Delegate of the Slovak Chemical Society at the Division of Analytical Chemistry of European Chemical Society, EuChemS, Member of International Society of Electrochemistry as well as referee for various journals and member of the Editorial Boards of the international journals.
Recently, his working group very actively cooperates with the universities abroad (Austria, Germany, Serbia, Czech Republic, Brasil, Thailand) and various domestic institutions and workplaces (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava; Faculty of Pharmacy, Comenius University in Bratislava etc.).