Research Projects

Projects in Progress

  • CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/15_019/0004828, Full LED technology for Škoda Auto and VW, duration 3/2017- 9/2018, supported by the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • FCH/FSI-J-17-4606, Filtration membranes based on alkali-activated materials: preparation, characterization and properties, duration 1-12/2017, research granted by the Brno University of Technology
  • FSI-S-17-4336, Parameters of two- phase flow influencing the cooling of solid surface, 1/2017 – 12/2019, supported by the Brno University of Technology
  • TRIO - FV10253, Research and development of progressive micro-alloyed materials for temperature controlled rolling and cooling with subsequent treatment of seamless tubes for use in area OCTG and machinery industry granted by the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade, duration 10/2016 -12/2018
  • FLEXIHEAT Flexible Capillary Heat Exchangers, Eurostars Project E!10531 /7D16008, duration 1/1/2017 – 31/12/2019, granted by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports under the programme Eurostars-2 – 7D.
  • HIJETROD Resource-Efficient Hydromechanical Descaling System for Wire Coils, pilot project RFSR 709435,duration 01/07/2016 -31/12/2019, granted by the Research Fund for Steel and Coal
  • MANCOOL Effective Management of Coolant in Cold Rolling, RFSR-CT-2015-00006, duration 01/07/2015 - 31/12/2018, granted by the Research Fund for Coal and Steel
  • TAČR-EPSILON TH01020139 Heat exchangers with polymeric hollow fibres for energetic systems of buildings; duration 01/2015-12/2018
  • TAČR-EPSILON TH01030820 Complex reduction of gaseous pollutants emission from the small scale units, duration 01/2015-12/2018;  
  • HIPERSCALE High Performance Hot Rolling Process Through Steel Grade_Dependent Influencing of the Scale Formation and Flexible Descaling Control, RFSR-CT-2014-00010, duration 01/07/2014 - 31/12/2017, granted by the Research Fund for Coal and Steel
  • NETME CENTRE PLUS, follow-up sustainability stage, supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports under the „National Sustainability Programme I", LO1202, 2014-2018

Projects Completed

  • FSI-S-14-2437 Oxide Influence on Heat Transfer, Material Properties and Micro Structure, duration 1/1/2014 – 31/12/2016
  • HEATEAM - Multidisciplinary Team for Research and Development of Heat Processes, CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0188, co-financed by EU, 6/2012-5/2015
  • CZ.1.07/2.3.00/30.0005, Podpora tvorby excelentních týmů mezioborového výzkumu na VUT
  • TAČR-ALFA TA02011184, Vysoce účinné a energeticky úsporné chladící systémy profilových válců, 2012-2014
  • NETME CENTRENew Technologies for Mechanical Engineering, CZ.1.05/2.1.00/01.0002, 5/2009-12/2013
  • NETME WORKINGInnovation and Technology Transfer in Mechanical Engineering, CZ.1.07/2.4.00/31.0046, co-financed by EU, 2/2012 - 1/2014

Innovation Vouchers:

  • REVOS Ltd., Innovation Voucher 2017 – CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/16_045/0007424, Determination of thermal conditions of hopper heating system
  • MVB Opava CZ Ltd., Innovation Voucher 2017 – CZ.01.1.02/0.0/0.0/16_045/0007404, Separation of gaseous pollutants using tubular heat exchangers at low temperature condition
  • ALUCAST Ltd., Structure and Quality of Casting for Various Methods of Mould Cooling
  • CUTISIN Ltd., Determination of Heat Transfer Coefficient for Air Nozzles
  • Bernard Brewery Inc., Optimizing of Drying and Dust Elimination of Stored Barley for Brewery Application
  • CONSYMEA Ltd., Solution of temperature conditions within the outside switchboard boxes with electronic components

EU Projects supported by Research Programme of the Research Fund for Coal and Steel:

  • EWRCOOL, Effective Work Roll Cooling, RFCS-CR-0415, duration 01/07/2004 31/12/2007
  • OPTCOOLUB, New Cooling Techniques for Enhanced Roll Bite Lubrication during Cold Rolling of High Strength Steels and Thin Packaging Steels, RFSR-CT-2006-00014, duration 01/07/2008-31/12/2009
  • CHILLUB, Advanced Method to Improve Work Roll Life Time and Surface Quality of Hot Rolled Strip by New Coupled Oil Free Lubrication and Chilling RFSR-CT-2008-00012, duration 01/07/2006-31/12/2011
  • ROLLGAP SENSORS, Advanced Roll Gap Sensors for Enhanced Hot and Cold Rolling Processes, RFSR-CT-2009-00008, duration 01/07/2008 – 31/12/2011

Research projects supported by the Czech Ministry of Industry :

  • FI-IM/224, Research and Development of a New Electro Magnetic Gauge for Fluid Metal, 2004 -2006
  • FI-IM/036, Development of Shelf System 25, 2005 – 2007
  • FT-TA3/023, Optimization of Hydraulic Systems in Rolling Process, 2006 – 2009

Other research projects granted:

  • US-CS Science and Technology Program, Advanced methods in experimental and inverse heat conduction, cooperation with the Drexel University in Philadelphia , 1994 -1996
  • ERB CIPA-CT94-0117, Copernicus Programme, Computer aided process simulation of iron mushy state forging , 1995-1998
  • Kontakt/Czech – Slovenian project ME266, Modelling and optimization for competitive continuous casting, 1998-1999
  • Kontakt/ Czech – Slovenian project 2001/023, Modelling and optimisation in continuous casting, 2001-2003
  • OC.P3.60, COST, Modelling and experimental study of phase changes within binary systems , 1998-2001
  • OC 526.20 , COST APOMAT, Optimization of forcing characteristics of metal in mushy state, 2002-2004

Research projects supported by the Czech Science Foundation – GAČR:

  • GA106/97/0328 – Experimental study of transport phenomena on moving surfaces at very high temperatures, 1997 – 1999
  • GA106/01/0188 - Experimental study of material characteristics of steel forming in mushy state, 2001-2003
  • GA106/01/0124 - Experimental study of Leidenfrost effect at the impact of water droplets on heat surface for application in metallurgy, 2002-2005
  • GA106/06/0709 - Theory and experimental research of oxide layer removal by high pressure water jet, 2006-2008
  • FCH/FSI-J-17-4606, Filtration membranes based on alkali-activated materials: preparation, characterization and properties, duration 1-12/2017, research granted by the Brno University of Technology