prof. Ing.

Petr Stehlík

CSc., dr. h. c.

FME, IPE – Director of Department

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stehlik@fme.vutbr.cz

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prof. Ing. Petr Stehlík, CSc., dr. h. c.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 1997: Professor of Process Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 1994: Associate Professor of Process Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 1990: CSc. (PhD), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 1978: Ing. (MSc), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology

Career overview

  • 2000 - present: Professor and Director of Institute of Process and Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 2009 - 2013: Scientific Director and Coordinator of a strategic project NETME Centre
  • 1996 - present: Director of Research and Development of engineering and contracting company with a significant innovative potential
  • 1995 – 2000: Head of Process Engineering Department and research centre Therm-CENTRUM at the Institute of Process and Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
  • 1986 – 1995: Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the Department of Process Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology (former Department of Equipment for Chemical and Food Industry)
  • 1979 – 1986: junior and senior researcher at Research Institute of Chemical Equipment in Brno
  • 1979 – 1981: external lecturer at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology

Scientific activities

  • Research activities: heat transfer and its application - thermal processing of waste including energy utilization (waste to energy); process furnaces and heat exchangers; process integration; energy savings and emissions reduction; simulation calculations and optimization in process industry; CFD applications
  • Publication activities in the field of research, development and innovations: author and co-author of approximately 400 papers, number of those published in reputable international journals with high impact factor, and a monograph prepared for a prestigious international publisher; author of four patents and several technologies.
  • H-index: 21

University activities

  • Member of several Scientific Boards - Brno University of Technology (till 2014), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry (till 2014)
  • Member of the Board for DSc defences at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  • Chairman and Member of committees for full professor and associate professor appointment
  • Invited lectures at prestigious universities in numerous countries all round the world
  • Activities at prestigious foreign universities: External examiner and Chairman of committees for MSc and PhD theses defense, University of Manchester, UK; External Examiner for MSc and PhD theses defense, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Main opponent or member of committees for PhD theses defense, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, etc.

Non-University activities

  • Director of Research and Development and co-founder of EVECO Brno, engineering and contracting company which closely cooperates with academia and whose research activities are based on up-to-date research and development results and distinct innovative potential (1996 - present)
  • Consultant for HTRI, worldwide recognized research company (Heat Transfer Research, Inc.), College Station, Texas, USA (1991 - 1996, 2011 - present)
  • Coordinator of energy savings conception for Procter & Gamble, USA (2005 - 2009)
  • Implementation of novel DeDiox technology, W.L.GORE & Assoc., USA, Germany (2002 - present)
  • Technology transfer for new type of heat exchanger,  ABB Lummus Heat Transfer, Voorburg, The Netherlands (1994)

Prizing by scientific community

 

  • Dr.h.c. – awarded by Honorary Doctorate at the National Technical University „Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute“, 2013
  • Vice-President of the Czech Society of Chemical Engineers
  • Member of AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers); Member of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • Executive Editor of reputable international journal Heat Transfer Engineering with high impact factor and Guest Editor of various other international journals
  • Member or Chairman of organizing and scientific committees for numerous international conferences and conference sessions all round the world
  • Invited lectures (plenary and/or key-note speaker) on international conferences all around the world
  • Invited lecture at the most prestigious international conference in the field of heat transfer organized every 4th year: 13th International Heat Transfer Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2006
  • Elected as an important personality outside the USA for assessment of Regents Professor title award which is the most prestigious award at the Oklahoma State University, USA, statement for awarding prestigious Kern’s Award of AIChE etc.

 

Projects

  • Main Coordinator of the Waste-to-Energy Competence Centre, TA ČR, TE02000236
  • OP VaVpI (Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovations): Author of conception, Scientific Director and Coordinator of the "NETME Centre" Project (New Technologies for Mechanical Engineering) which was evaluated as the best prepared project in the whole Czech Republic in the area of regional research and development centres
  • Coordinator of strategic research plan "Waste and Biomass Utilisation focused on Environment Protection and Energy Generation",
    MS 1350003, 2005-2011
  • Coordinator of National Research Programme project (NPV II) "Waste as raw material and energy source" (WARMES), 2B08048, 2008-2011
  • Coordinator/Local Coordinator of several European projects (TEMPUS, COPERNICUS, Framework Programmes, COST, EUREKA, etc.)
  • Coordinator/Local Coordinator of several national projects (GA CR, MPO, MSMT OK)

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

1141

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

1037