Ing. Michal Švantner, Ph.D.

Focus

  • Active thermography and infrared non-destructive testing
  • Contact and non-contact temperature measurement
  • Residual stresses determination by hole drilling method and strain-gauge measurement
  • Simulation of thermo-mechanical processes
  • Projects leading, data evaluation and publication of results

Education

Ph.D. study
2005 - University of West Bohemia, Dept. of Physics, Plasma physics and physics of thin films (Residual stress determination in multi-layer structures)
Master study (Ing.)
2000 - 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

1999
Technische Universität Chemnitz, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Germany (2 months)

Professional activities

Publications
H-index - 5, times cited - 83, journal articles - 22, proceedings papers - 47
Development
patents and utility models - 7, applied research results (function sample, protype, software) - 26, research reports and local proceedings - 120
2001 → till now
Applied research at New Technologies Research Centre, University of West Bohemia.
2015 → 2019
project of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Czech Republic "CENTEM+" no. LO1402 (team member)
2012 → 2019
Centre of research and experimental development of reliable energy production, projekt TE01020068, poskytovatel: Technologická agentura České Republiky (team member)
2011 → 2014
project of structural funds of the Operating program Research and Development for Innovation: Centre of New Materials and Technologies CENTEM no. CZ. 1.05/2.1.00/030088 (team member)
2009 → 2013
project leader - project MPO FR-TI1/421 (the program MPO VaV 2009 - TIP) "Integrated system for optimalization control of consumption and quality of production process of energetic demanding thermic equipment sets with application of artificial inteligence"
2009 → 2013
project leader - project MPO FR-TI1/514 (the program MPO VaV 2009 - TIP) "Design optimizing of middle and high capacity industrial furnaces"
2009 → 2013
project MPO FR-TI1/255 (the program MPO VaV 2009 - TIP) "Research and development for system of solar panels production quality control" (team member)
2007 → 2012
project MPO 2A-1TP1/080 "Trvalá prosperita" New experimental systems for research thermomechanical instabilities of tribological processes in machines (team member)
2001 → 2004
researcher at Dept. Thermomechanics of Technological Processes, New Technologies Research Center, University of West Bohemia - Research and development project No. LN00B084 supported by the subvention of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Czech Republic
2000
grant project MPO č. FA-EV 014/98 Optimal heating control system for continuous furnaces (cooperation)
2000
applied research on industrial thermomechanics for ŠKODA Výzkum s.r.o., Plzeň
1999
applied research on computer evaluation of experimental data for Technische Universität Chemnitz

Teaching

2001 → 2012
University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences,
2005 → dosud
University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences,
  • Supervisor, opponent and consultant of Diploma Thesis