Assoc. Prof. Ing. Pavla MACUROVA, CSc.

VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU

25. 10. 1953

She is an associated professor in business economics and management at the Faculty of Economics at the VŠB-TU Ostrava, at the Department of Business Administration. She studied industrial economics at the Faculty of Economics of the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava. She is an expert in logistics management, quality management and process management.

In thefield of scientificresearch,she was engaged inthe methodologyof modelling andoptimization ofmanufacturing anddistributionlogistics systems, logistics managementconceptsanddiagnosticsinthe area of logisticsand quality.At present,she is focused on research anddevelopmentof risk managementproblemsin logistics.She participated in thesolution of twoGAČR projects, in anumber of developmenteducationalprojects andin theEU OperationalProgrammeprojectaimed atintroducing a systemof logistics educationfor practical use. She has been cooperating with theLogisticAcademyas aguarantor ofeducationalmodules anda project evaluator.She is theco-author oftwomonographs, the author ofnumerous articlesin scientificjournals, contributions to conferencesand universitytextbooks.