doc. Ing.

Martin Vrbka

Ph.D.

FME, IMID DT – associate professor

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doc. Ing. Martin Vrbka, Ph.D.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 2000, Ing., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, programme Applied Mechanics, specialization Engineering Mechanics
  • 2004, Ph.D., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, programme Applied Sciences in Engineering, specialization Engineering Mechanics
  • 2012, doc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, programme Machine Design and Process Engineering

Career overview

  • 2001, mechanical engineer, Institute of Solid Mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2004, mechanical engineer, Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2004, structural analyst, L. K. Engineering, s.r.o., Brno
  • 2004-2012, senior lecturer, Institute of Machine and Industrial Design, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2006-now, head of Department of Machine Design, Institute of Machine and Industrial Design, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2010-now, economy-operation manager, Institute of Machine and Industrial Design, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2011-now, technician, NeTME - division of Virtual Modeling, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2012-now, associate professor, Department of Machine Design, Institute of Machine and Industrial Design, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2012-now, researcher, CEITEC - Micro and Nanotribology, Brno University of Technology

Pedagogic activities

  • Machine Design - Machine Elements (5KS)
  • Machine Design - Mechanical Drives (6KT)
  • Machine Design - Mechanisms (6KM)
  • Finite Element Method - Ansys Classic (ZSY-A)
  • Finite Element Method - Ansys Workbench (ZAW)
  • Team Project (ZKP)
  • Engineering Project (ZKR)
  • Mechanical Design Project (ZIP)

Scientific activities

  • Biotribology - lubrication and friction of artificial hip joint
  • Tribology - elastohydrodynamic (EHD) lubrication
  • Structural analyses of machine parts using FEM

Academic internships abroad

  • 2013-06-21 - 2013-07-05

    Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    research in biotribology of artificial hip joints, contact person prof. Yoshinori Sawae, Research Center for Advanced Biomechanics.

Projects

  • Solving projects: FP 330019 (2003) - Stress and strain analysis of physiological and pathological hip joint, BD 1343022 (2004) - Strain and stress analysis of physiologically and pathologically developed hip joints of young and adult patients, GAČR 101/06/P035 (2006-2008) - Study of the influence of friction surfaces deffects on pressure distribution within lubrication films, FRVŠ 416/2007 (2007) - Innovation of course Computational upgrades od CAD 
  • Participation in GAČR projects: GAČR 101/01/0974 (2001-2003) - Specific Biomechanical Problems of Total Hip Joint Endoprostheses and their Solving by Modelling, GAČR 101/03/0525 (2003-2005) - The Study of Fatigue Failure of Elastohydrodynamically Lubricated Contacts due to Debris Denting, GAČR 101/05/0136 (2005-2007) - Clinical biomechanical problems of human big joints
  • Participation in MŠMT projects: MSM262100024 (2002-2004) - Development of the mechatronics systems, MSM0021630508 (2005-2010) - Inorganic materials and nanostructures: creation, analysis, characteristics
  • Participation in ESF projects: CZ.04.1.03/3.2.15.2/0285 (2006-2008) - Innovation of mechanical engineering study programs in the context of information society

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

173