Oldřich Ševeček


FME, ISMMB DFMMM – Assistant professor

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Ing. Oldřich Ševeček, Ph.D.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 2004, Ing, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUT, Applied Mechanics (Engineering mechanics)
  • 2009, Ph.D., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUT, Engineering Mechanics

Career overview

  • 2008-02-01 - 2010-09-30

    Škoda-Auto, a.s., Mladá Boleslav
    FEM Specialist - Crash simulations

  • 2010-10-01 - 2012-04-30

    Materials Center Leoben, Forschung GmbH, Austria
    Research worker - FEM simulations

  • 2012-05-01 - ...

    Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
    assistant professor, researcher

Pedagogic activities

  • Statika (3ST)
  • Pružnost a Pevnost II (5PP)
  • Aplikovaná mechanika (WAM)

Scientific activities

  • FEM based simulations of the material failure.
  • Analytical-numerical description of the brittle fracture (ceramic materials).
  • Modelling of the laminated materials – with isotropic or anisotropic layers, and calculation of their behaviour under the residual stresses and mechanical loading; modelling of the crack propagation within these laminates.
  • Modelling of multilayer systems – ceramic-metal used in the LTCC components and study of their behaviour under the operating conditions.
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Academic internships abroad

  • 2007-01-03 - 2007-02-03

    Lund - Sweden
    Technical Univerity of Lund - Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • 2013-02-01 - 2013-04-30

    Leoben - Austria
    Institute für Struktur- und Funktionskeramik, Montanuniversität Leoben

  • 2014-03-30 - 2014-04-12

    Paris - France
    Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Sorbonne Universités, Université Pierre et Marie Curie

  • 2015-05-31 - 2015-06-13

    Paris - France
    Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Sorbonne Universités, Université Pierre et Marie Curie


Fracture mechanics, Crack propagation, FEM simulations, Ceramic laminates


  • A multilevel design of advanced materials, Doctoral project GACR 106/05/H008
  • A solution of the general stress concentrators in anisotropic heterogenous media using combination of FEM and technique of continuously distributed dislocation , Project GACR 101/05/0320 2005-2007
  • Micro-structurally induced shielding effects in toughening of ceramic matrix composites, Project GACR 106/06/0724 2006-2008.
  • Computational models of linear elastic fracture mechanic of heterogenous materials, Project FRVS 2421/2007/G1
  • GAČR 101/09/1821 Mechanical and fracture properties of multilayered ceramic/ceramic and ceramic/metal materials with graded layers, 2009-2012.
  • Project CZ.1.07/2.3.00/30.0005 (SPP: ES9020200200) - Support of Interdisciplinary Excellence Research Teams Establishment at BUT, 2012-2015
  • GAČR 14-11234S, Experimental evaluation and computational modelling of response of ceramic foams on mechanical load, 2014-2016.
  • GAČR 17-08153S, Novel material architectures for SMART piezoceramic electromechanical converters, Member of the research team, 2017 - 2019.
  • GAČR 17-08447Y, Computational modelling of failure in highly porous ceramic materials with real intrinsic defects, Principal investigator, 2017 - 2019.

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