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Curriculum Vitae

Department of Software Engineering
Faculty of Mathematics And Physics
Charles University in Prague

Room 209, 2nd floor
Malostranské nám. 25
118 00 Prague
Czech Republic


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  • Ph.D. in Software Systems (2013), 
    Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Ing. in Computer Science (2009), 
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Computational Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics
  • Metric and Non-metric Access Methods
  • Database Indexing Techniques
  • Similarity Search

25.6.2012 - 24.9.2012 - Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, WSI/ZBIT, Applied Bioinformatics Group, Sand 14, 72076 Tübingen

17.6.2012 - 22.6.2012 - The 4th MaxQuant Summer School in "Computational Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics"

  • Member of SIRET Research Group
  • Member of CSBMB (Czech Society For Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
  • Member of FOBIA (Czech Free & Open BioInformatic Association)


Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague, Czech Republic
Lecturer (October 2009 – present)

  • 2010 - teaching course "Database Systems"
  • 2009 - teaching course "Internet"
Lecturer (September 2011 – present)
  • since 2012 - teaching course "Searching Web and Multimedia Databases"
  • since 2011 - teaching course "Retrieval of Multimedia Content on the Web"
  • September 2010 - The paper "Improving the Similarity Search of Tandem Mass Spectra using Metric Access Methods" was among four best papers and it was invited for publication in a special issue of the "Journal of Discrete Algorithms", published by Elsevier
  • September 2009 - 2nd place in competition "Master Thesis of the Year", organised by ABRA Software a.s.
  • March 2009 - Dean's Prize for Excellent Master Thesis, Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering