Ing. Jiří Martan, Ph.D.

Focus

  • Laser material processing technologies development
  • Optical and thermal properties of materials - development of measurement methods
  • Laser welding of plastics
  • International cooperations
  • Project management, data processing, publication of results

Education

Ph.D. study
2005 - University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Czech Republic and Ecole Polytechnique of University of Orleans, France - Physics of plasma and thin films, Laser material interaction (Thermo-kinetic model of laser-material interaction in the form of criteria equations)
Master study (Ing.)
2001 - University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Physics of technological processes and physical technology (Plasma physics and its applications, Physics and engineering of solid materials, Physical technologies of thin surface films deposition)

Employment history

2010 → present
New Technologies Research Centre, University of West Bohemia, researcher
2005 → 2011
Departement of Physics, University of West Bohemia, researcher
2000 → 2004
New Technologies Research Centre, University of West Bohemia, research assistant

Stays abroad

2002 → 2004
Groupe de Recherches sur l'Energétique des Milieux Ionisés (GREMI), University of Orleans, France (6 + 9 months)

Awards

2008
3rd place in competition of Czech joung physicists for prize of Milan Odehnal in year 2008. The prize is given by Czech Physical Society, section of Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists

Professional activities

Publications
H-index - 7, times cited - 133, impacted journal articles - 17, contributions to proceedings - 15
Development
international patent - 1, function samples - 6, verified technologies - 7, prototypes - 9, contractual research reports - 4, software - 2
2016 → 2019
co-investigator of Czech-Bavarian project 103 TheCoS - Thermoplastic Composite Structures
2015 → 2019
member of the research team of project MŠMT-42495/2014 LO1402 CENTEM+
2015 → 2016
member of the research team of project TG02010011 Laser textured surfaces for tribological applications
2014 → 2016
co-investigator of project GA14-18938S Morphology evolution of nano- and micro-cellular polymeric foams
2014 → 2015
principal investigator of project SPIE 00547924 Grant to organize a teacher training with Photonics Explorer kits2
2009 → 2015
member of the research team of project MPO FR-TI 4/701 Vision of the Future - Helical Water Beam
2013 → 2014
principal investigator of project SPIE 00349998 Photonics Explorer kit – teacher training and kits distribution for engagement of students in optics and photonics
2011 → 2014
member of the research team of project CENTEM New Technology and Materials Centre - research programme C3 - Laser Technology for Material Processing and Analysis
2009 → 2012
member of the research team of project MPO FR-TI 1/273 Research and development of high-emissivity composite coatings for high-temperature applications
2007 → 2011
member of the research team of project FRVŠ 389-2007 Infrared spectrometry laboratory
2005 → 2011
member of the research team of institutional research plan MSM4977751302 Processes in discharge plasmas and new thin film materials with unique properties
2007 → 2009
principal investigator of grant project GAČR 202/07/P027 Measurement of thin films thermal properties and their temperature dependences

Teaching

2001 → present
University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Faculty of Applied Sciences
University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
  • superviser of MSc project
  • member of board for state doctoral exam
  • member of board for doctoral study program
2006, 2007, 2009, 2011
University of Orleans, France
  • 1 week teaching stay of Erasmus project - Quantitative Thermography