Petr KaderaPetr Kadera | Head of ISI Group
petr.kadera [at] ciirc.cvut.cz 

Petr Kadera, Ph.D. received his MSc. in 2008 in cybernetics and control engineering and Ph.D. in 2015 in artificial intelligence and biocybernetics, both from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2007 he joined Rockwell Automation Research Center in Prague, Czech Republic, where he worked at the Distributed Intelligent Control lab by September 2012. He is currently a researcher at Intelligent Systems for Industry Group, Czech Technical University in Prague. 

Among his research interests belong multi-agent systems for distributed control, multi-agent simulation, design and implementation of multi-agent system tools, and planning and scheduling for manufacturing. He is particularly focused on verification and sensitivity analysis of multi-agent systems.

He is author or co-author of more than 10 conference papers and 3 journal papers. He chaired session 
Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems at IECON 2012.

Vladimir Marik  Vladimír Mařík | Director of CIIRC at CTU
 marik [at] ciirc.cvut.cz | +420 224 357 421
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Prof. Mařík is the director of the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics at the Czech Technical University in Prague and managing director and CEO of CertiCon a.s. He was a founder and managing director of the Rockwell Automation Research Center Prague as a part of the Advanced Technology organization of the Rockwell Automation Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1992-2009). Prof. Mařík is theChairman of the Research Council of the Czech Republic Technology Agency (since 2010), Chairman of the Board of the Czech Technical University Media Laboratory (since 2006), member of the Council of the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic (since 2005), honorary member of the Austrian Society for Artificial Intelligence (2003), and foreign member of the Russian Engineering Academy (2009). He was awarded with Czechoslovak State Prize in 1989, Rockwell’s Chairman Team Award in 1997, Austrian "Honorary Cross for Science and Art" (by the President of the Austrian Republic) in 2003, and Czech Mind award in 2010. Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Trans. System, Man and Cybernetics, part C since 2005, member of the Editorial Board of the Czech mutation of the Scientific American magazine.

The main professional interests of Prof. Mařík include artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems, knowledge-based systems, soft-computing, and production planning and scheduling applications. He is author or co-author of more than 130 journal and conference papers, co-author or editor of 13 books (Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic), he is a co-author of 5 US patents as well as 3 US patent applications. Since 1999, he has been leading and participating in more than 15 projects funded by the U.S. Air Force Research Lab (USA), CERDEC – U.S. Army Research Center (USA), NASA (USA), Missile Defense Agency MDA (USA) and ONR - U.S. Navy (USA). The key solutions of this defense research co-lead by him were licensed among others to SAAB (Sweden) and BAE Systems (UK).

Vaclav JirkovskyVáclav Jirkovský | Ph.D. student
vaclav.jirkovsky [at] ciirc.cvut.cz | +420-224 357 231

Vaclav Jirkovsky received his Ms.C. in 2010 in Engineering Informatics from Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague. Currently he is a Ph.D. student at Intelligent Systems for Industry group, Czech Technical University in Prague.

He worked as a application developer for PF, Czech Republic (2007-2008), and for Siemens IT solutions and services (2008-2010). In 2010 he joined Rockwell Automation Research Center in Prague, where he worked at the Distributed Intelligent Control lab

Petr Novak

Petr Novák | Ph.D. student
novakp46 [at] fel.cvut.cz | +420 224 357 593

Ph.D. student in Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics at the Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE, CTU in Prague. 

Member of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Software Engineering Integration for Flexible Automation Systems at the Vienna University of Technology. 

Petr Novak received Ing. degree (M.Sc. equiv.) in cybernetics and measurement from the Czech Technical University in Prague in 2010. His research interests are focused on modeling and simulation, engineering of automation systems,semantic integration of industrial software tools, ontologies and reasoning, techniques for control and prediction, CAD in manufacturing, modeling and control of passive and smart houses.

Ondrej HarcubaOndřej Harcuba | Ph.D. student
harcuond [at] gmail.com

Ondrej Harcuba received his Ing. degree (M.Sc. equiv.) in 2014 in Open Informatics from the Czech Technical University in Prague. He is currently Ph.D. student at Artificial Intelligence and Biocybernetics at the Dept. of Cybernetics, FEE, CTU in Prague and member of the CTU research group participating on the Europian project ARUM. His main interests in ARUM project are system architecture designs, user interface development and system integration. Amongst other research interests belong multi-agent systems, ontologies and big data.