Work Experience

2016 (January-February): Visiting Researcher at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics, Intelligent Sensor-Actuator-Systems Lab)

2013 - present time: Researcher at University of West Bohemia (Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Cybernetics)

2013 - present time: Scientist R&D at Honeywell International (Aerospace Advanced Technology Europe, part-time)

2010 - 2013: Scientist R&D at Honeywell International (Aerospace Advanced Technology Europe)

2005 - 2010: Researcher at University of West Bohemia (Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Cybernetics)

Education and Trainings

2003 - 2008: Ph.D. Study at University of West Bohemia (branch: Cybernetics; dissertation thesis title: Design of Nonlinear Estimation System for Filtering, Prediction and Smoothing)

2008 - 2003: Graduate Study at University of West Bohemia (specialization: Automatic Control)

1994 - 1998: Study at Secondary School of Electrical Engineering in Pilsen (specialization: Automation)

2011: Training on GPS/INS-Integration and Multisensor-Navigation (CCG e.V., Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany)

2017: Multisensor Navigation (GSA, Prague, Czech Republic)

Awards, Talks, and Tutorials

Tutorial on Noise Covariance Matrices in State Space Models: Overview, Algorithms, and Comparison of Estimation Methods, 20th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION, 2017)

Invited Talk on Nonlinear Sigma-Point-Based State Estimation, Airforce Reasearch Laboratory, Rome, NY (Window On Science, 2016)

Honeywell Technology Achievement Award - GPS-aided Attitude and Heading Reference System (2016)

Honeywell Bronze Bravo Award - Navigation System Design and Validation (2015)

Werner von Siemens Excellence Award for Basic Research - Novel Approaches and Methods of Nonlinear State Estimation and Optimal Decision under Uncertainty (2014)

Honeywell Silver Bravo Award - Navigation System Design (2013)

Others

Associate Editor of (2017 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems)

Guest Area Editor of Journal of Advances in Information Fusion (JAIF) for the special issue 'Nonlinear Derivative-Free Filters: Theory and Applications'

Reviewer of several international journals (e.g., IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing,Journal of Aerospace Engineering, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Asian Journal of Control) and conferences (IFAC, IEEE, ISIF)

International Programme Committee Co-Chair of the 12th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis (ACD2015)

Co-author of the toolbox for nonlinear state estimation in the Matlab environment (Nonlinear Estimation Framework) having more than 150 users worldwide