Curriculum Vitae

Education and relevant positions

  • since 8/2016: Post-doctoral researcher at the Czech Technical University, Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics
  • 8/2015 – 8/2016: Research fellow at Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • 2008 – 2010: master’s degree, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, specialization Condensed Matter physics,
    • diploma thesis: „Study of conditions of crystallization and thermodynamic properties of selected intermetallic compounds of lanthanides“, Mgr.
  • 2005 – 2008: bachelor degree, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, specialization General physics
    • bachelor thesis: „Study of conditions of crystallizations of selected intermetallic compounds of lanthanides“, Bc.
  • 2001 – 2005 high school Písek, A-level graduation

Internships

  • 01-05/2016 – 5 month research stay – implementation of the hierarchical model of language acquisition into the iCub robot (Prof. Angelo Cangelosi, CRNS, Plymouth University, UK)
  • 07/2014 – 14 days research stay – Ripley project, cooperation with Nicolaos Mavridis, participating on Summer school IRSS 2014 – Symbol grounding project (NCSR DEMOKRITOS, Athens)

Assisted in Teaching:

  • Optimization
  • Cognitive systems
  • Neuroinformatics

Grants

  • Principal investigator: 
    • GAČR grant “Multimodal representations of robotic actions and tasks applied in learning by demonstration” (Mirracle), 2021-2024, project webpage.
    • TAČR grant “Imitation learning supported by language for industrial robotics” (ImitRob), 2017-2019, project webpage.
    • Projekt na propagaci a podporu studia FEL  “Korespondenční seminář MoRoUS pro SŠ” (http://morous.felk.cvut.cz), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
    • FRVŠ grant No. G3/2023, „Application for administrating psychological experiments using EEG measurement“, 2012 (http://bio.felk.cvut.cz/psychee)
  • Team member:
    • GAČR grant No.17-15697Y, “Robot self-calibration and safe physical human-robot interaction inspired by body representations in primate brains“, 2017-2019
    • EU FP7 grant No. 60963 “TRADR: Long-Term Human-Robot Teaming for Robot-Assisted Disaster Response“, http://www.tradr-project.eu/
    • SGS grant No. SGS16/231/0HK3/3T/13, sponsored by the CTU in Prague (Support of interactive approaches to biomedical data acquisition and processing)
    • SGS grant No. 10/279/OHK3/3T/13, sponsored by the CTU in Prague
    • FRVS grant „Innovation of Neuroinformatics course“, 2013

Other Activities

  • Member of Organizing Committee of the following conferences:
    • KUZ 2016: Kognice a Umělý život, Telč, Czech Republic, 2016
    • IWCIM 2015
    • ITBAM 2015
    • BioDat 2014: Conference on Advanced Methods of Biological Data and Signal Processing, Prague, 2014
    • BioDat 2012: Conference on Advanced Methods of Biological Data and Signal Processing, Prague, 2012
    • YBERC 2012: 5th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering YBERC 2012, Prague, Czech Republic, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Reviewer: Neurocomputing, ICRA, IROS, RAL, TCDS, CASE, RCIM, Humanoids
  • Founder of MoRoUS seminar (corresponding seminar for high school students, FEE CTU) (morous.felk.cvut.cz)
  • Tutorial classes in Math, Physics and English for children from elementary and high schools; preliminary courses for university entrance exams
  • Supervision of Diploma theses, Bachelor theses and Semestral projects
  • Invited talks: Bulovka Hospital “Utilization of EEG in psychological experiments“ (2013) and “Processing of EEG signal in the cognitive tasks“(2012)

Research areas of Interest

  • Computational cognitive modeling – especially Bayesian parametric models
  • Artificial intelligence and robotics
  • Signal processing (mainly EEG) with focus on differences between gifted and non-gifted children
  • Cognitive science, cognitive psychology and neuroscience

Certificates

  • International certificate: Cambridge Advanced English (CAE, 12/2009)

Languages

  • Czech : Mother Tongue
  • English: Fluent spoken and written – International certificate CAE (12/2009)
  • German: Basic communication