Ing. Zdeněk Veselý, Ph.D.

Focus

  • Optical material properties at room and high temperatures
  • Development of new measurement methods and facilities
  • Active thermography and infrared non-destructive testing
  • Contact and non-contact temperature measurement
  • LabVIEW programming of controlling applications
  • Testing the effect of extreme thermal conditions on appliance operation
  • Computational modelling of thermal processes
  • Thermal barrier coatings and thin films
  • Computational modelling of fluid dynamics
  • Project management, data evaluation, publication of results

Education

Ph.D. study
2002 - University of West Bohemia, Dept. of Physics, Plasma physics and physics of thin films (Thermomechanical processes in heterogeneous layered structure of thermal barrier coatings during thermal shock)
Master study (Ing.)
1997 - 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

2008 → present
New Technologies Research Centre, University of West Bohemia, researcher
2005 → present
Department of Physics, University of West Bohemia, researcher
2000 → 2004
New Technologies Research Centre, University of West Bohemia, researcher
1997 → 2001
ŠKODA Výzkum s.r.o., Plzeň, researcher assistant

Professional activities

Publications
H-index - 3, times cited - 35, journal articles - 13, proceedings papers - 24
Development
patents - 1, applied research results (protype, function sample, software) - 17, research reports and local proceedings - 60
2017 → present
co-researcher of the MPO project Development and research of fireplace stoves, reg. no. CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/15_019/0004671
2016 → present
Czech-Bavarian project No. 103, TheCoS – Thermoplastic composite structures (team member)
2015 → present
project of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Czech Republic CENTEM+" No. LO1402 (team member)
2012 → present
Centre of research and experimental development of reliable energy production, project TE01020068, provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (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 MPO FR-TI1/255 (the program MPO VaV 2009 - TIP) "Research and development for system of solar panels production quality control" (team member)
2009 → 2012
project MPO FR-TI1/273 (the program MPO VaV 2009 - TIP) "Research and development of high-emissivity composite coatings for high-temperature applications" (team member)
2008 → 2014
applied research of heat processes at Dept. Thermomechanics of Technological Processes, New Technologies Research Center, University of West Bohemia
2005 → 2010
applied research of thermomechanical processes at Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia
2000 → 2004
applied research of heat processes 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 (team member) (computational modelling of thermal processes, temperature measurement, industrial applications, computational modelling of thermal barrier coatings behaviour during thermal shock, plasma spraying and properties of thermal barrier coatings, testing of thermal isolation efficiency of thermal barrier coatings)
1998 → 2000
grant project MPO No. FA-EV 014/98 Optimal heating control system for continuous furnaces (cooperation) (optimalization of heat processes and industrial furnace operation, temperature measurement of furnace and charge in continuous furnaces)
1997 → 2001
applied research on industrial thermomechanics for ŠKODA Výzkum s.r.o., Plzeň (methods of temperature measurement and computational modelling of thermomechanical processes, intensification of quenching processes of forged pieces, optimalization of heating processes in industrial furnaces, cooling of large castings, heat treatment of large rotors)

Teaching

2004 → present
University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences,
2005 → present
University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences,
  • Supervisor, opponent and consultant of Diploma and Bachelor Theses