Research specializations

  • scalable algorithms for solving large and complex problems of mechanics,
  • FETI type domain decomposition methods,
  • quadratic programming algorithms,
  • reliable solution of the nonlinear problems,
  • solution of shape optimization problems,
  • fictitious domain methods and wavelets,
  • software development (MatSol, OOSol).

Significant projects

  1. COMSIO (CEZ MSM6198910027) Scientific leader and coordinator of a part of the project team within the project Computationally intensive simulations and optimization, 2007-2013.
  2. SPOMECH (OP EC CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0070) Main coordinator of the project Creating a multidisciplinary R&D team for reliable solution of mechanical problems, 2011-2014.
  3. FP7 PRACE 1IP (2010-2012), 2IP (2011-2013), 3IP (2012-2014) Local coordinator of the work packages within the international projects Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, 24 European states.
  4. ESF OPTPDE Participant of the ESF project Optimization with PDE Constraints, 2008-2013.


  1. More than 10 years experience in solving longtime research projects and more than 5 years experience in the coordination of the research teams.
  2. Coordination of the research teams, employing of new employees, writing proposals and monitoring reports, organizing SW and HW slection procurments, establishing new academic and industrial cooperations.
  3. Coordination of the bilateral contracts with industry within VP3 IT4Innovations.
  4. Involving master and doctoral students in national and international projects.
  5. Organizing of thematic seminairs, workshops, and conferences for researchers and students.

Department of Applied Mathematics FEECS & CE IT4Innovations
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, 17. listopadu 15, 70833 Ostrava-Poruba Czech Republic
Email: Tel.: +420 597 323 494