Institute of Thermomechanics Seminar Programme

2024

Thursday, July 11, 2024, at 10:30, new large lecture room:
Piezoelectric Solid-Liquid Coupled Vibrations in Theoretical Analysis, Numerical Calculation, and Experimental Measurements
Prof. Dr. Yu-Hsi Huang, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at 10:00, new large lecture room:
Power of Pulsating Liquid Jets
Dr. Josef Foldyna, Department of fluid jets, Institute of Geonics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Ostrava

2023

Friday, November 24, 2023, at 13:00, new large lecture room – two lectures:
How to unlock quality consistency and repeatability to enable large-scale industrialization in Additive Manufacturing
Dr. Edson Costa Santos, Senior Application Development Manager ZEISS AM Technology, ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions, Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, Oberkochen, Germany

AI applications in industry and research
Martin Kovanda, PhD student, Faculty of Nuclear Engineering and Physical Engineering, CTU in Prague/Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS, Prague

Pdf invitation with short information about both lecturers is available here.

Monday October 2, 2023 at 10:00, new large lecture room
How to build a "bridge"? Nature's strategy for connecting hard and soft materials
Prof. Benny Bar-On, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 10:30, new large lecture room
Theoretical and computational study on inelastic mechanics of cellular materials
Assistant Prof. Li-Wei Liu, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 10:30, new large lecture room
Dual Boundary Element Method in Taiwan since 1986
Prof. Jeng-Tzong Chen, Distinguished Chair Professor, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 10:30, new large lecture room
Phenomenological modelling of ductile fracture in metals using the element deletion technique
Associate Prof. František Šebek, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 10:00, new large lecture room
Nucleation Rates of Carbon Dioxide Gas-Hydrates
Dr. Bernd Rathke, Technische Thermodynamik, Universität Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany

2022

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 14:00, new large lecture room
Towards development of new equation of state for squalane
Dr. Aleš Blahut, Instute of Thermomechanics of the CAS

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 10:00, new large lecture room
Modelling of Complex Signals in Nerves
Prof. Jüri Engelbrecht in cooperation with Dr. Kert Tamm and Dr.Tanel Peets
Estonian Academy of Sciences and Department of Cybernetics, School of Science, Tallinn University of Technology

Wednesday, October 26, at 14:00, "club"
Velká věda v malém Tibetu (Big science in small Tibet – in Czech)
Dr. Radka Kellnerová
Institute of Thermomechanics, Czech Academy of Sciences

Tuesday, October 4, at 14:00, new large lecture room
Robocasting: an additive manufacturing technique for fabricating micro-architectured ceramic scaffolds
Dr. Martin Koller
Institute of Thermomechanics, Czech Academy of Sciences

Wednesday, July 27, at 14:00, new large lecture room
Novel Design of a Device for Human Skin Viscoelastic Properties Measurement
Flavie Delouye and Perrine Bégon, students of the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées Centre-Val de Loire, Blois, France,
Supervised by: Zdeněk Převorovský, Daniel Tokar, IT CAS

Wednesday, July 13 at 10:30, new large lecture room
Experimental mechanics and modeling to solve the challenges of manufacturing processes and materials performance
Associate Prof. Víctor Tuninetti, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile

Wednesday, February 9 at 10:30, new large lecture room
From Point-to-Point Connections to Industrial CO2-Transport Networks – Contributions from Thermodynamics
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roland Span, Chair of Thermodynamics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

Tuesday, January 18, at 13:00, online
Low cycle fatigue behaviour of auxetic cellular structures using the inelastic energy approach
Dr. Branko Nečemer, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Link to the lecture

2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 13:00, new large lecture room
On spatio-temporal analysis of turbulent wake behind a circular cylinder
Prof. Václav Uruba, Institute of Thermomechanics, CAS, v.v.i.
and Faculty of mechanical engineering, University of West Bohemia

Thursday, November 11, at 13:00, new large lecture room
Technical challenges in the LISA project
and the contribution from the Czech Republic
Prof. Niels Lund, National Space Institute Astrophysics and Atmospheric Physics,
DTU, Copenhagen, Denmark and Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Wednesday, October 20, at 11:00, new large lecture room
Slow dynamics effects in hysteretic elastic media: physical origin and potentiality for damage detection
Prof. Marco Scalerandi, DISAT, Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Wednesday, September 29, at 11:00, new large lecture room
Heat conduction in microstructured solids
Dr. Dr. Arkadi Berezovski, Department of Cybernetics, School of Science, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia / Institute of Thermomechanics, v.v.i., CAS, Prague

Wednesday, September 22, at 10:00, new large lecture room
Development of a Solver for Fully Coupled Particle-Laden Flows and Challenges for Model Order Reduction
Dr. Martin Isoz, Institute of Thermomechanics, Czech Acad. Sci.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 13:00, new large lecture room
Surface accretion of a pre-stretched half-plane: Biot’s problem revisited
Prof. Giuseppe Tomassetti, Roma Tre University

Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 11:00, online
Fast Fourier Transformation and Finite Element Method
Prof. Miroslav Okrouhlík, Institute of Thermomechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
Link to the lecture

Friday, June 18, 2021 at 11:00, online
Thermomechanics of the Stefan's solid-liquid phase transformation
Prof. Tomáš Roubíček, Institute of Thermomechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
Recorded lecture (passcode: 1*Bnl!V.)

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 10:00, online
Laser Shock Peening (LSP) Laser Explosion and Shear Wave propagation
Prof. František Maršík, Institute of Thermomechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
Link to the lecture record

Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 11:00, online
Slow Dynamics as a Multi-Relaxation Phenomenon
Dr. Jan Kober, Department Impact and Waves in Solids, Institute of Thermomechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
Download the lecture

Monday, March 8, 2021 at 13:30, online
Laser shock peening, principal, use and related phenomena
Dr. Jan Brajer, HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics, Czech Acad. Sci., Dolní Břežany
Online meeting links

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 13:30, online
Numerical simulations of flexible multibody systems described by absolute nodal coordinate formulation
Ing. Radek Bulín, Ph.D., Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia
Online meeting links

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 13:00, online
Dynamics of large rotating systems – methods and applications
doc. Ing. Michal Hajžman, Ph.D., Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia
Online meeting links

2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 13:00, online
Experimentally Validated Enhanced Constitutive Model of NiTi-based Shape Memory Polycrystals
RNDr. Miroslav Frost, Ph.D., Institute of Thermomechanics, Czech Acad. Sci.
Online meeting links

Monday, November 2, 2020 at 13:00, online
Design and analysis of membrane structures
Dr. Rostislav Lang, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology and FEM consulting, s.r.o.
Online meeting links

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 10:00 CET, lecture room B
Corrosion study in subcritical and supercritical water: An electrochemical approach
Prof. Jan Macák, Department of Power Engineering, Faculty of enviromental technology, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague

Tuesday, May 13, 2020, 1pm CET, online lecture
High-order methods in simulations of fluid dynamics problems
Dr. Jan Pech, Institute of Thermomechanics, Czech Academy of Sciences
Online meeting links

Tuesday, May 6, 2020, 1pm CET, online lecture
Advanced Titanium Alloys for Medical Applications
Dr. Josef Stráský, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
Online meeting links

Tuesday, April 29, 2020, 1pm CET, online lecture
Achievements, agreements and quarrels of forefathers of mechanics
Prof. Miloslav Okrouhlík, Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS
Online meeting links

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 1pm CET, online lecture
Application of boundary element type methods in computational aerodynamics
Dr. Chandra Shekhar Prasad, Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 13:00, online
Models of „semi-compressible“ fluids as a compromise between incompressible fluids and compressible gasses
Prof. Tomáš Roubíček, Institute of Thermomechanics of the CAS

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 10:00, Lecture Room B
Thermomechanics in optical fibre drawing, splicing, and everyday use
Prof. Pavel Honzátko, Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 14:00, Lecture Room B
Structural Design and Analysis at OHB System AG
Dr. Markus Geiß, Structural and Thermal Development Engineer, OHB System AG, Weßling, Germany

Monday, February 17, 2020 at 10:00, Lecture Room B
Experimental and Numerical Procedures for Calibration of Advanced Phenomenological Models of Metal Plasticity
Dr. Slavomír Parma, Institute of Thermomechanics, Czech Academy of Sciences

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 10:00, Lecture Room B
First-principles calculations of elastic constants for complex systems
Ing. Martin Zelený, Ph.D., Brno University of Technology