prof. Ing. Vladimír Havlena, CSc.

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E-mail: 
havlena@fel.cvut.cz
Phone: 
+420224357238
Room: 
Praha, Resslova 9, E-19

WORK EXPERIENCE
July 2004 – present: Professor, Department of Control Engineering, Faculty of electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague
Sep. 2013 – present: Technology Manager/Senior Fellow, Honeywell HBT Architecture & Innovation, Control Science team, Prague

EDUCATION
1982  Eng. (MSc. equivalent), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Technical Cybernetics
1987 CSc. (PhD. equivalent), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Control Engineering


MAJOR PROJECTS

CZECH SCIENCE FOUNDATION
GACR 102/94/0314 – Effective methods for recursive parameter estimation
GACR 102/97/0466 – Identification of non-stationary systems
GACR 102/01/0021 – Nonlinear estimation and change detection
GACR 102/05/0271 – Model predictive control – algorithms and implementation
GACR 102/05/2075 – Theoretical Background for Integrated Process Control and Optimization
GACR 102/08/0442 – Feasible approximations of dual control strategies
GACR P103/11/1353 – State estimation in dynamic stochastic systems

TECHNOLOGY AGENCY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
2005 – 2008 POKROK 1HPK/22 – Advanced control and optimization for power generation
2011 – 2013 ALFA TA01020871 – Advanced control and optimization for biofuel co-firing
2014 – 2016 ALFA TA03021023 – Advanced control and optimization for heat pump
2015 – 2017 ALFA TA04021244 – Li-ion battery management in hybrid power trains

EU 7TH FRAMEWORK PROGRAM
2008 – 2011 FP7-ICT Grant No. 224168 – WIDE: Decentralized and Wireless Control of Large-Scale Systems
2010 – 2013 FP7-ICT Grant No. 258682 – AESOP: ArchitecturE for Service-Oriented Process Monitoring and Control

TEACHING
2000 – 2014 Modern Control Theory (Graduate course).
2010 – present Estimation, Filtering and Detection (Graduate course).

PATENTS AND PUBLICATIONS
16 patents (US Patent & Trademark Office)
14 patents (European Patent Register)
35 papers, 55 citations, H-index 4 (Web of Science)
159 papers, 750 citations, H-index 12 (Google Scholar)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
1999    European Technology Achievement Award (Honeywell)
2002    Honeywell Technology Achievement Award (Honeywell)
2004    Invited semi plenary talk, IEEE CCA’04 conference, Taipei, Taiwan
2004    Silver Felber medal (Czech Technical University in Prague)
2005    Invited semi plenary talk, IFAC 15th World Congress, Prague, CZ
2008    Most Innovative Power Technology of the Year (Asian Power magazine)
2009    Excellence in Innovation Award (Honeywell)
2013    Industrial semi plenary talk, IEEE CDC’13 conference, Firenze, Italy
2015    Plenary talk, IEEE conference Process Control 2015, Strba, Slovakia
2015    Invited industrial session, IFAC Conference on Nonlinear MPC, Sevilla, Spain
2015    Plenary talk, international conference ACD2015, Pilsen, CZ

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Senior Member, IEEE Control System Society
2000 – 2012    Associate Editor, Automatica journal, Elsevier
2000 – present    Associate Editor, Control Engineering Practice journal, Elsevier
2007 – present    Member, IFAC Technical Committee on Power Plant and Power System Control
2010 – present    Associate Editor, Kybernetika journal, UTIA AV CR
2010 – 2012    Member, Scientific Board, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic
2014 – present    Member, Scientific Board, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague