prof. Ing.

Jiří Burša

Ph.D.

FME, ISMMB DTBNMM – Head of sub-department

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bursa@fme.vutbr.cz

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prof. Ing. Jiří Burša, Ph.D.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 1978, Ing., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUT in Brno
  • 1999, PhD., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUT in Brno, branch Engineering Mechanics
  • 2006, Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUT in Brno, branch Applied Mechanics
  • 2012, Prof., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUT in Brno, branch Applied Mechanics 

Career overview

  • 1978-1984, research worker, Research Institute of Medical Instruments Chirana in Brno.
  • 1984-1990, research worker, Research Institute of Power Plants in Brno.
  • 1990-2006, assistent professor, Institute of Solid Mechanics FME BUT in Brno.
  • 2006-2012, associate professor, Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics FME BUT in Brno.
  • 2012-till now, professor, Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics FME BUT in Brno.

Pedagogic activities

  • Strength of materials - lectures and seminars
  • Biomechanics of cardio-vascular system - lectures and seminars
  • Introduction and teaching of new course in Mechanics of biological tissues in Phd degree
  • Introduction of a new course in Constitutive models of materials in MSc degree
  • Introduction of new course in Biomechanics of cardio-vascular system in MSc degree 
  • Supervisor of more than 45 diploma theses and 6 suscesful PhD-theses
  • Co-author of six teaching texts in Czech and author of translation of two of them into English

Scientific activities

  • Problems of anisotropic, viscoelastic and hyperelastic behaviour of gradient materials and failure modes of bodies of these materials.
  • Stress-strain analysis of living tissues and implants, stress-strain analysis of bodies of advanced materials (plastics, elastomers, fibre composites).
  • Publications of more than 140 scientific papers; about 35 of them in peer-review journals, 13 of them with relevant IF.

University activities

  • 2001-2005, member of council of the Brno University of Technology for Biomedical engineering and Bionics
  • 2006-2008, member of academic senate of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of Brno University of Technology
  • 2006-till now, member of the council of the doctoral study branch Engineering Mechanics, head of this council since 2010
  • 2013-2014, vice-dean for science, research and doctoral studies
  • 2014-till now, member of academic senate of the  Brno University of Technology

Non-University activities

  • 2006, chairman of the commitee of the international conference Human Biomechanics 2006
  • 2008-2014, member of Board of Directors of ESEM (European Society for Engineering and Medicine).
  • 2008-2009, member of the council of GAČR for technical sciences.
  • 2009-2013, 2017 - till now, member of the GAČR panel No. 108 ("Material sciences and engineering").

Prizing by scientific community

  • No

Projects

  • GA CR 103/94/0419 - Numerical analysis of processes of interaction in human body (1994-1996)
  • GA CR 101/96/0319 - Fatigue strength of multilayer laminate composites of GLARE type (1996-1998)
  • GAČR 106/96/0652 - Computer supports in biomedical engineering and biomechanics (1996-1998)
  • Research project of Ministery of Education and Youth of CR No. 262100001 - Computational and physical modelling of problems of engineering thermofluid mechanics, solid mechanics and phase changes (1998-2004)
  • GA CR 101/01/0974 - Specific biomechanical problems of hip joint endoprosthesis and their solving by modelling (2001-2003)
  • GA CR 101/05/0136 - Problems of big joints of human body (2005-2007)
  • GACR 106/09/1732 - Multilevel modelling of behaviour of hyperelastic anisotropic materials (2009-2011)  - principal investigator
  • OPVK CZ.1.07/2.2.00/07.0406 (2009-2012)
  • OPVK CZ.1.07/2.3.00/09.0228 (2010-2012)
  • GACR 13-16304S - Prediction of  rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm on the basis of computational modelling (2013-2015) - principal investigator

Sum of citations (without self-citations) indexed within SCOPUS

212

Sum of citations (without self-citations) indexed within ISI Web of Knowledge

185

Sum of other citations (without self-citations)

160