Curriculum vitae

Personal data

Name: Rastislav Vojtko

Male, age 34, born on August 16, 1976, Slovak nationality


Office address: Department of Geology and Palaeontology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Mlynská dolina pav. G, SK-84215 Bratislava, the Slovak Republic

Office phone: ++421-2-60296-212 (direct line), ++421-2-60296-214 (secretariat)

Office fax: ++421-2-60296-214

E-mail: vojtko{at}fns{dot}uniba{dot}sk


Secondary school: 1990-1994 - Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

University studies: 1994-1999 Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Diploma work: Geology and tectonics of the Tisovec Karst.

Scientific degrees: 1999 Degree of Magister in structural geology (equivalent to MSc)

PhD. thesis: Fault-slip analysis and geodynamical evolution of the central part of Slovenské rudohorie Mts.

PhD. study: 1999-2003 at Comenius University, Bratislava under supervisor Prof. Dušan Plašienka

Scientific degrees: 2004 Philosophie doctor

Special professional trainings

2000 Course ”Tectonic evolution of the ALCAPA area” Prof. Stefan M. Schmid. University of Basel, organized by ELTE Budapest, Hungary.

2001 Summer School “Length and time scales of mechanical events in the lithosphere”, organized by Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

2002 Special course at Department of Civil Engineering “Environmental geology of Denmark”, organized by the Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen.

Language knowledge

Slovak - mother tongue; Czech - very good; English – intermediate; Russian - good, very few also German

Employment record

1999 to present – Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Geology and Paleontology, Bratislava, Slovakia

Research Activity

Comenius University Grant No. 68/2000/UK “Structural analysis and lithostratigraphy of the cover sequences of Southern Veporic Unit (Rastislav Vojtko)

Comenius University Grant No. 33/2001/UK “Stratigraphy and tectonics of the Mesozoic cover sequences in the Muránska Planina Mts. (Rastislav Vojtko)

Comenius University Grant No. 122/2002/UK “Cenozoic geodynamic evolution of the Muránska Planina Mts. (Rastislav Vojtko)

Comenius University Grant No. 128/2003/UK “Neotectonics of the Muránska Planina and south-eastern part of the Malé Karpaty Mts. (Rastislav Vojtko)

Project VEGA (Scientific grant agency of Slovakia) No. 2/1137/21 “Tectonic evolution of Mesozoic suture zones of the Western Carpathians (Prof. Dušan Plašienka)

Project VEGA No. 2/7030/20 “Alpine metamorphosis in the Central Western Carpathians (Prof. Marián Janák)

AAPG Grant (American Association of Petroleum Geologist Grant) Geodynamic evolution of the Brezno Paleogene basin in central part of the Slovenské rudohorie Mts. (Brezno depression, Western Carpathians, Slovakia)

Dionýz Štúr's State geological institute project “Tectonogenesis of sedimentary basin of the Western Carpathians (Dr. Peter Kováč), part “Southern Veporic Unit” (Rastislav Vojtko)

Ministry of Building and Regional Development Project “Neotectonics of the Horná Nitra Depression”

UNDP Project“Platinum group and rare-earth element mineralizations of Western Mongolia: a regional resource assessment” (Dr. Jaroslav Lexa)

Project APVV-0465-06 2007-2009 Tectogenesis of zones with extensive shortening along the External/Central Carpathian boundary (TECTOGEN); Leader: Prof. RNDr. Dušan Plašienka, DrSc.

Project APVV-0158-06 2007-2009 Neotectonic activity of the Western Carpathians (NEOTACT); Leader: Doc. RNDr. František Marko, CSc.

Memberships of professional societies

Member of the Committee of Slovak Geological Society

Member of the Association of Slovak Geologists

International professional experience

Poland 2000 – 2004 Structural research of the Podhale Basin, and paleostress reconstruction during the Tertiary Period

Mongolia 2004 – 2006 Platinum group and rare-earth element mineralizations of Western Mongolia: a regional resource assessment.

Afghanistan 2006 – 2007 Institutional strengthening of Afghanistan Geological Survey.

Special topics

Executive editor of the Acta Geologica Slovaca geological magazine

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