Ing.

Pavel Švancara

Ph.D.

FME, ISMMB DTBNMM – assistant professor

+420 54114 2869
svancara@fme.vutbr.cz

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Ing. Pavel Švancara, Ph.D.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 2007, Ph.D., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Brno University of Technology, specialization Applied Mechanics
  • 2000, MSc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,Brno University of Technology, specialization Engineering Mechanics

Career overview

  • 2004-present, assistant professor, Institute of Solid Mechanics Mechatronics and Biomechanics Faculty of Mechanical Engineering BUT Brno
  • 2003-present, researcher, Institute of Thermomechanics Academy of Science of the Czech Republic

Pedagogic activities

  • Statics
  • Kinematics
  • Dynamics
  • Sound and Vibration
  • Bioacoustics
  • Dynamics of processing machines

Scientific activities

  • Bioacoustics - computational modelling of acoustics of human vocal tract and vocal folds function - analysis of defects and surgical procedures at vocal tract (effect of tonsillectomy), FE model of interaction between fluid induced oscillating vocal folds and acoustic procesess in the vocal tract.
  • Sound and vibration - computational and experimental modelling of high-frequency sound and vibration - SEA method (Statistical Energy Analysis), analysis of sound and vibration in mid-frequency and lower frequency range - Finite Element Method FEM, Boundary Element Method BEM, combination FEM + SEA.

Prizing by scientific community

  • Gunnar Rugheimer Prize at 7th Pan European Voice Conference PEVOC 7 Groningen 2007
  • Prize for the best paper from young author at conference Engineering mechanics 2010

Projects

  • Participation on grants projects:
  • Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, project No P101/12/1306: Biomechanical modelling of human voice production - way to artificial vocal folds. 2012-2015
  • Pilot project of Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, project No 903077: Biomechanics of human voice - acoustic properties of vocal cavities and creation of 3D FEM phonation model. 2011
  • Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, project No 101/08/1155: Computer and physical modelling of vibroacoustic properties of human vocal tract for optimization of voice quality. 2008-2010
  • Pilot project of Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, project No 07-03065: Acoustic properties of cavities and their optimization with respect to applications at human voice biomechanics. 2007
  • Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, project No 106/04/1025: Modelling of vibroacoustic systems focusing on human vocal tract. 2004-2006
  • Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, project No 101/00/0069: The high-grequency noise analysis of vibroacoustic systems. 2000-2002
  • Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, project No 106/98/K019: Mathematical and physical modeling of vibroacoustic systems in voice and hearing biomechanics. 1998-2003

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

47

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

28

Sum of other citations (without self-citations)

10