prof. Ing.

Jan Jedelský


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prof. Ing. Jan Jedelský, Ph.D.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 1994, Master of Science, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, specialization: Transport Engineering
  • 2002, Ph.D., Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, specialization: Design and Process Engineering
  • 2013, associate professor, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering: Design and Process Engineering
  • 2019, professor, Brno University of Technology: Design and Process Engineering

Career overview

  • 19941997, PhD studies, Department of Internal Combustion Engines and Vehicles, BUT Brno 
  • 19972001, assistant, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Dept. of Internal Combustion Engines, BUT Brno 
  • 1997–2012, assistant, further assistant to professor, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2013–2019, associate professor, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2019present, professor, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Pedagogic activities

  • Co-author of three hypertext textbooks
  • 19971998, tutorial of Combustion engine testing (5th year)
  • 1998present, guidance of 25 Diploma Thesis, guidance of 20 Bachalor Thesis
  • 19992001, tutorial of Year-class project (5th year)
  • 20002002, tutorial of Year-class project (4th year)
  • 20012002, tutorial of Combustion engine theory (4th year)
  • 20012003, lectures & tutorial of Propulsions and Engines (3rd year)
  • 2004present, tutorial of Thermomechanics
  • 2005present, supervisor/specialist in Ph.D. study (4x successful Ph.D, 2x presentl student)
  • 2014present, lectures Noise and vibration (Master's, 2nd cycle)
  • 2017present, tutorial of Experimental methods 2 (Master's, 2nd cycle)

Scientific activities

  • 19941998, Stirling engine (design, usibility, utilization for solar energy conversion, low-temperature SE)
  • 19952001, SI combustion engines (noise and vibration sources, improvement of combustion efficiency and total efficiency, pressure indication, exhaust gases emission, crankshaft bend vibration research, crankcase thermal deformations, long-term and durability engine test, problems of wedge belt flickering)
  • 1998present, experimental fluid dynamics of single- and multi-phase flows, namely atomization nozzles (R&D of pressure and twin-fluid atomizers); experimental study of internal two-phase gas-liquid flows; gas-flow research; application of laser diagnostic methods PDA, PIV, PLIF
  • 2007present, generation and characterisation of liquid and solid aerosols; transport and deposition of particles in human airways
  • Head of the Spray research laboratory and the Laboratory of fluid flow
  • Cooperation within 20 grant projects, especially under GAČR, EUREKA, COST, FRVŠ, KONTAKT, TAČR, INTER-EXCELENCE
  • Author/coo-author of 40 IF papers, 12 peer rev. papers, >74 contributions at international and >86 at national conferences, H-index 13
  • Five Czech national patents, four utility models

Academic internships abroad

  • 2002, PERDAC Spray science & technology course in UMIST, Manchester, UK
  • 2002, in frame of Socrates/Erasmus exchange programme for teachers, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010 in frame of Socrates/Erasmus exchange programme for teachers, Loughborough University, UK
  • 2005, 2007, 2009 Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • 2006, Forschungzentrum Rossendorf, Germany
  • 2007, 2009 Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY USA
  • 2009, Alstom People Quest Building in Europe, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2013, 2014 École Centrale Marseille/IRPHE CNRS Marseille, France

University activities

  • 19992005, Member of the Faculty academic senate FME BUT Brno

Non-University activities

  • 2002–present, Member of ILASS Europe,
  • 2009–present, Member of Czech Aerosol Society
  • Committee member of ILASS Europe
  • 2007present, Regular journal reviewer for 55+ impacted journals:
  • 2011–2017, 2019–present, member of the board of ILASS Europe
  • 2013–2017, Member of evaluation panel P101 – Mechanical engineering, Czech Science agency
  • 2014present, Project rating for The scientific grant agency of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (VEGA)
  • 2015–2019, Member of SimInhale COST Action MP1404, WG4
  • 2015–2017, Member of Departmental Committee of Technical Sciences, Czech Science agency
  • 2019 reviewer, member of the review board of projects in program lNTER-EXCELLENCE
  • 2019present, Member of ERCOFTAC SIG48 (Respiratory Aerosols: Therapeutic Interventions and Environmental Exposure)
  • 2020present, Member of Society of Environmental Engineering
  • 2020present, Member of IBPSA-CZ (International Building Performance Simulation Association - Czech Republic)

Industry cooperation

  • První brněnská strojírna Třebíč, a.s., (Industrial burners with effervescent atomization system for emission reduction) (20022005)
  • ERC GmbH Germany (Twin fluid effervescent atomizer, Combined tri-fluid atomizer for waste liquid combustion, Pressure atomizers with improved atomization characteristics for industrial burners, Influence of additives and the nozzle wear on spray characteristics of Danfoss nozzles) (20032006)
  • TTS eko s.r.o. Trebic (Examination of noise reduction at dispatching centre of ORC cogeneration unit, Character of noise generated by ORC cogeneration unit) (2005)
  • Evektor, spol. s r.o. (flow vizualization, Coanda effect vizualization) (20072009)
  • Skoda auto a.s. (Analysis of streaming and homogenity of air flow from car dashboard blower, Car ventilation – velocity field near the dashboard ventilating inlets (20072011),
  • Skoda auto a.s. (SI combustion engine: combustion efficiency and total efficiency improvement, pressure indication, exhaust gases emission reduction, crankshaft bend vibration research, crankcase thermal deformations, long-term and durability engine tests, problems of wedge belt flickering) (19942001)
  • Busch Vakuum s.r.o. (Analysis of pressure in exhaust pipeline of vacuum pump during cycle at Technistone factory) (20072008)
  • BLOCK a. s. (expert's reports and design of nozzles for healt care applications) (2007, 2010)
  • B & M InterNets, s.r.o. Analysis of heat cycles for low-potencial heat sources, (HS 13100139) inovation voucher 2010.
  • VÍTKOVICE POWER ENGINEERING a.s., Design of injection points for biogas stations (2010, 2011)
  • Honeywell, spol. s r.o., Design of air conditioning system for turbocharger testing, (HS 13100051), (2011)
  • První brněnská strojírna Velká Bíteš, a.s., (fuel atomizers for smallturbine engines) (19992000, 2011-2012, 2014, 2018, 2019)
  • EKOL spol. s r.o. (Design concept of a steam aftercooler) (2014)
  • Philip Morris Products S.A. (Flow field and aerosol deposition in casts of a human respiratory tract) (2014–2015)
  • MVB OPAVA CZ s.r.o.: Vizualization of water splashing in a scrubber (in the frame of project TH01030820 Complex reduction of gaseous pollutants emission from the small scale units) (2015)
  • Provyko s.r.o.: Measurement and analysis of vibration cause in the airduct in heating plant Tepláreň Košice, a. s, SK  (2016)
  • ViskoTeepak s.r.o.: Analysis of working process of machines using high-speed camera (2016)
  • VZLÚ: Design of a test facility for fuel nozzles, (SR13757047) (2017)
  • Honeywell, spol. s r.o.: Mixing of gas with air before a burner, (SR13757110) (2017)
  • Czech University of Life Sciences Prague: Measurement and analysis of flow velocity inside mulch-laying machine (HS13657214) (2016)
  • SÚJCHBO (SR13757211) (2017)
  • Honeywell, Ltd.: Mixing of air stream with gas in front of burner, (SR13757110) (2017)
  • SÚJCHBO: Verification of PortaCount Counter Sensitivity, (SR13757211) (2017)
  • Tenza a.s .: Assessment of spray quality ... (2018)
  • ZVVZ: Design of smoke cooling solution with fly ash (2018)
  • Skala Medica: Assessment of cytostatic spray nozzles, Risk analysis (2020)
  • BALÓNY KUBÍČEK spol. s r.o .: Ignis + balloon burner innovation (2020)
  • SVS FEM: Design of nozzles for flue gas humidification (Ledvice Power Plant, 2020)


Stirling engine, low-temperature Stirling engine, SI combustion engine, noise and vibration, pressure indication, crankcase thermal deformations, long-term and durability engine test, experimental fluid dynamics, multi-phase flows, atomization and sprays, twin-fluid atomizers, effervescent atomizers, Y-jet atomizers, combined atomizers, spray unsteadiness, internal two-phase gas-liquid flow, laser diagnostic methods, PIVPLIF, PDA, Transport and deposition of particles in human airways


  • 19971999 GAČR 101/97/0143 Modelling of processes of fuel atomization, combustion and NOx formation in combustion chambers of gas turbines with target of emission reduction
  • 1998 FV 380010/98 Design of low-temperature Stirling engine – principal investigator
  • 1998 FP 380022 Verification of mathematical model of Stirling engine
  • 1999-2003 MŠMT MSM 262100001 Numerical and physical modelling of problems of thermofluid mechanics, mechanics of solids and phase changes
  • 20012004 MŠMT OE96 Eureka Burner: Effervescent injectors - a way to low emission of industrial burners
  • 20032005 GAČR 101/03/P020 Experimental Investigation of Effervescent Injector Spray Instability – principal investigator
  • 20062008 GAČR 101/06/0750 Effervescent (Twin-Fluid Internally Mixed) Atomizers
  • 20072009 GAČR 101/07/0862 Experimental study of fluid dynamics, transport and deposition of aerosol particles in successively bifurcating mini-airways – principal investigator
  • 2009–2010 OC09008 Transport and deposition of large porous particles in human airways
  • 20092012 MŠMT ME09030 LungCare – Optimization of therapeutic inhaled aerosols targeted delivery, project of czech-american collaboration program KONTAKT with Clarkson University, Potsdam and University of California at Davis, USA)
  • 20092018, NETME Centre, MŠMT OP VaVpI, a member of research team in Division of Power, Process and Environmental Engineering
  • 20102012 OC10052, COST Action Particles No. MP0806, Experimental research of transport and depozition of particles in oscillating turbulent flow – principal investigator
  • 2010 FRVŠ 2108/2010 G1 Prediction and analysis of Coanda effect
  • 20112014 GAČR 105/11/1339 Porous particle-laden turbulent and laminar oscillating and steady flow in multiple branching
  • 20112014 GAČR 101/11/1264 Atomization characteristics of twin-fluid internally mixed atomizers operated at low pressure with liquids with wide range of viscosity – principal investigator
  • 20122017 TAČR TE01020020 Josef Bozek Competence Centre for Automotive Industry, a member of the research team
  • 20132014 7AMB13FR047, Activity of international collaboration in R & D MOBILITY, Flow and transport of medical aerosols in the human airways (Joint Czech – French research project) – principal investigator at Czech side
  • 20132016 TAČR TA03011285, Development of a combustion system for small aircraft turbine engine with alternative fuels – principal investigator at BUT
  • 2015–2017 GAČR 15-09040S, Dynamics of flow and droplets during spraying process of pressure-swirl atomizers – principal investigator
  • 2015 ESPOSA (Efficient Systems and Propulsion for Small Aircraft), the 7th Framework Programme
  • 2016–2018 GA16-23675S, Multiscale laminar, transitional and turbulent accelerating and decelerating flow in the human airways with transport and deposition of aerosols, a member of research team
  • 2018–2020 GAČR 18-15839S, Characterization of internal flow and spray for new modifications of spill-return pressure-swirl atomizers – principal investigator
  • 2018–2022 project “Computer Simulations for Effective Low-Emission Energy”,  No. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_026/0008392, Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, Priority axis 1, key worker
  • 2020–2022 „Vývoj energeticky úsporného dvoumédiového atomizéru pro účinné odstraňování CO2 a NOx z produktů spalování“ program INTER-EXCELLENCE, subprogram INTER-ACTION. India-Czech Bilateral Scientific and Technological Cooperation, principal investigator
  • 2019–2020 „Research of the fuel atomization from the spraying ring (REFAT), no: TN01000029/12, National Competence Centre for Aeronautics and Space, principal BUT investigator

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