Finalist of the category: Outstanding individual contributor to Slovak science

Zdenko Machala

Reseach of cold plasma

He is focused at the use of cold plasma in biomedical applications. When addressing scientific problems, he attempts to understand things in an interdisciplinary context. He puts all his efforts towards doing science to the maximum of his abilities, so that it can serve for the good of people. In enacting goodness and appealing for environmental responsibility, he is inspired by Pope Francis. Nowadays it is important that people strive to change their way of thinking and their lifestyles to preserve a habitable planet with all its forms of life for future generations.