The chemical-engineering conference CHISA was hold from 6. to 9. November 2023 at The Conference center of Academy of Science CZ in Třešť chateau. The 3. place for the best student contribution was awarded to Laura Bábanová. Her work, Functionalized polymer membranes for pesticide degradation, was elaborated based on the cooperation with Istituto per la Tecnologia delle Membrane (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) Italy. She is a student at the Department of Chemical Engineering and her master thesis is supervised by Assoc. Prof. Jitka Čejkova and prof. Karel Friess.