Dr. Miroslava Mikušová joined ERAdiate in November 2017 as a Researcher to provide support in the organisation of ERAdiate events and to strengthen the university structures for international research and cooperation.
Miroslava completed her Master’s degree (Dipl. Ing.) in the field of Information and Management Systems at the Faculty of Management Sciences and Informatics, University of Žilina. She holds a PhD. in Branch and Cross-Section Economics, specialisation Transport services. She attended several courses related to Spanish language and culture and received various diplomas (within them the “DSE – Diploma superior of Spanish language – expert of level A” with wordwide validity and recognition).
In 1997, she worked as a trainee in Ghesa, s.a. at the Department of Transport Engineering (Seville, Spain). From 2004 to 2006, she made a scholarship at the University of Valencia and the Polytechnic University of Valencia. During this period she also worked as a researcher in Valencia Port, at the section of Research of Market Intelligence. She has been involved in different projects of IEI – International Institute of Economy (Valencia, Spain) and CENIT – Center for Innovation in Transport (Barcelona, Spain).
As a senior expert she took an active part in the development of public transport system in Barranquilla (Colombia) and worked as a specialist for international projects and cooperation with Latin American countries. She is author of transport related research papers published in Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Brazil and Cuba.
She has participated in many international and national research projects collaborating with private sector companies and institutions, such as the Industrial Liaison Office, Science technology Park in Žilina, Central European Institute of Technology, and the Slovak Productivity Center.
Her research activities are based on cooperation with the main international transport research institutions, including CDV – Center for transport research (Brno, Czech Republic), KTI – Institute for Transport Sciences (Budapest, Hungary), ITS – Motor Transport Institute – Road Traffic Safety Centre (Warsaw, Poland), CENIT – Centre for Innovation in Transport (Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain), DATS Research group – Development and Advising in Traffic Safety (University of Valencia, Spain), ANPET Research group – Transportation Demand Management (University of Brazil, Brazil).
Currently she is working on regional development programmes and projects within the City of Žilina and the Žilina self-government region, managing international projects related to transport topics (SOL, TRANSPORTLEARNING, ISEMOA, SusTrans, CERSC, JOINITS, INTRAS) and lecturing undergraduate courses at the Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications (University of Žilina). She is representing the University of Žilina in ECTRI, Safety Thematic Group (Brussels, Belgium).