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Curriculum Vitae

Short PDF version of my CV is available here.

  • Doc. (2007, habilitation - associate professor) in Software engineering from Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
  • Ph.D. (2004)  in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • RNDr. (2004) in Computer Science from Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
  • M.S. (2001) in Computer Science from Palacký University in Olomouc, Faculty of Science
  • B.S. (1999) in Computer Science from Palacký University in Olomouc, Faculty of Science
  • sice Nov 2012 - head of Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague
  • Jul 2011-Oct 2012 - deputy head of Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague
  • since 2010 - part-time associate professor at Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Information Technology
  • since 2008 - associate professor at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Software Engineering
  • 2005 - 2007 - assistant professor at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Software Engineering
  • Sep-Dec 2004 - researcher at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Software Engineering
  • 2001 - 2004 - internal Ph.D. student at VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Computer Science
  • 1998 - 2002 - external software developer/analyst/consultant at ESPACE Morava s.r.o.
  • 2016-2017 - 6-months visiting professor/researcher at University of Konstanz, Germany
  • 2011 - 3-months research stay at DCC, University of Chile, Santiago
  • 2009 - 2-week research stay at DCC, University of Chile, Santiago
  • Jul 15, 2013, invited lecture, Axiom exploration for indexing similarity - beyond the metric space model, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • Apr 11-16, 2011, tutorial, Nonmetric Similarity Search Problems in Very Large Collections, Int. Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE), Hannover, Germany
  • Mar 18th, 23rd, 2011, invited lecture, Introduction to Similarity Search in Multimedia Databases, University of San Luis, Argentina & DCC, University of Chile
  • Sep 18th, 2010, keynote talk, "Where are you heading, metric access methods? A provocative survey.", SISAP 2010, Istanbul, Turkey
  • head of SIRET research group
  • editorial board of Information Systems journal (Elsevier)
  • IEEE member, ACM member
  • member of scientific council at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava
  • 2013-2017 - member of committee Technical sciences (and panel P103, Cybernetics and information processing) of the Czech Science Foundation (GACR)
  • PC member of ICDE 2014, 2007, SISAP 2008-2013, ADBIS 2011, ICML 2010, SERA 2008, ENC 2007, ECIR 2006, SYRCoDIS 2005-2009, external reviewer at EDBT 2009, ER 2008, SOFSEM 2005-2007, ADBIS 2005
  • reviews for VLDB Journal, Multimedia Tools and Applications (journal - Springer), Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (journal - Springer), Journal of Real-Time Image Processing (Springer), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, ACM Transactions on Database Systems, Computer Science Review (journal - Elsevier), Data & Knowledge Engineering (journal - Elsevier), ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics, European Journal of Combinatorics (Elsevier), Computer (journal - IEEE), Information Sciences (journal - Elsevier), Computing and Informatics (journal - Slovak Academy of Sciences), The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Science Foundation (GAČR), Chilean National Science and Technology Research Fund (FONDECYT), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • 2011 - paper "Ptolemaic Indexing of the Signature Quadratic Form Distance" presented at SISAP 2011 has been invited to Information Systems Journal (Elsevier)
  • 2010 - paper "Improving the Similarity Search of Tandem Mass Spectra using Metric Access Methods" presented at SISAP 2010 has been invited to the Journal of Discrete Algorithms (Elsevier)
  • 2008 - paper "On Reinsertions in M-tree" presented at SISAP 2008 has been invited to the Journal of Discrete Algorithms (Elsevier)
  • 2006 - awarded by Bernard Bolzano Foundation in Computer science (contest paper: "On Fast Non-metric Search By Metric Access Methods", EDBT 2006)
  • 2006 - paper "On Fast Non-metric Search By Metric Access Methods" presented at EDBT 2006 has been invited to ACM TODS (Transactions on Database Systems)
  • 2003 - awarded by VLDB East Europe support program, VLDB 2003, Berlin, Germany
  • 2003 - awarded for excellent PhD study by the dean of Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava