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The Scientific Board is an academic body of the University, which discusses important documents and operates mainly in the area of scientific, research and other creative activities.

About the Scientific Board

The Scientific Board is an academic body of the University. Its operation and scope is set by § 11 and 12 of the Higher University Act, its operation is laid down by the Rules of Procedure for the Scientific Boardof VSB - Technical University of Ostrava.

The Chairman of the Scientific Board is the rector who also appoints and revokes its members. These members are foremost representatives of the branches, in which the VSB-TUO pursues educational, scientific and research work, development and innovation work, or other creative activities.

The Scientific Board shall, inter alia:

  • discuss the drafts of the strategic intents for educational and scientific and research, development and innovation, artistic or other creative activities at VSB-TUO, and annually the Implementation Plan of Strategic Intent at VSB-TUO,
  • on the proposal of the rector approves the intention to submit an application for institutional accreditation in a field of education and the extension of the institutional accreditation to another area or areas of education,
  • on the proposal of the rector approves the intention to give up institutional accreditation, the intention to abolish a study program, and the intention to give up the accreditation of associate professorship or professorship appointments,
  • on the proposal of the rector discusses the draft rules to ensure the quality of education, creative and related activities and the internal evaluation of the quality of education, creative and related activities before submitting this proposal to the AS of VSB-TUO,
  • discusses the rector´s intention to appoint (and remove) members of the Internal Evaluation Board,
  • discusses the draft report on the internal quality evaluation for education, creative and related activities of VSB-TUO, which is presented by the Chairman of the Internal Evaluation Board before submitting this proposal to the AS of VSB-TUO,
  • discusses the draft of the Annual Report on the activities of VSB-TUO before presenting it to the AS of VSB-TUO,
  • exercises competence in the professorship appointment procedure,
  • on the proposal of the rector it awards the academic title doctor honoris causa for the contributions in science development to significant figures outside VSB - Technical University of Ostrava,
  • proposes awarding the medal of Georg Agricola for significant contributions to pedagogical and scientific activities.

Scientific Board of VSB-TUO

Internal members of the VSB-TUO Scientific Board

Person Function
prof. RNDr. Václav Snášel, CSc. Rector
Ing. Zdeňka Chmelíková, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Study Affairs
prof. Ing. Igor Ivan, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Strategy and Cooperation with Industry
doc. Ing. et Ing. František Kuda, CSc.
prof. Mgr. Jana Kukutschová, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Science and Research
Ing. Kateřina Kashi, Ph.D. Chairperson of the Academic Senate VSB-TUO
prof. Ing. Robert Čep, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. Ing. Kamila Janovská, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering
prof. Ing. Jan Platoš, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
doc. Ing. Jiří Pokorný, Ph.D., MPA Dean of the Faculty of Safety Engineering
doc. Ing. Vojtěch Spáčil, CSc. Dean of the Faculty of Economics
prof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Mining and Geology
prof. Ing. Stanislav Mišák, Ph.D. Director of the CEET
doc. Mgr. Vít Vondrák, Ph.D. Director of IT4Innovations
prof. Ing. Bohumír Strnadel, DrSc. Director of CPIT
prof. Dr. Ing. Aleš Bernatík Vice-Dean for External Affairs, Faculty of Safety Engineering
prof. Ing. Jana Hančlová, CSc. Vice-Dean for Science, Research and Doctoral Studies, Faculty of Economics
prof. Ing. Ivo Hlavatý, Ph.D. Vice-Dean for External Affairs and Cooperation with Industry, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. Ing. Radek Martinek, Ph.D. Vice-Dean for Science and Research, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Ing. Naďa Rapantová, CSc. Vice-Dean for Science and Research, Faculty of Civil Engineering
prof. Ing. Tomáš Kozubek, Ph.D. Scientific Director of IT4Innovations
prof. Ing. Lucie Obalová, Ph.D. Director of IET
prof. Ing. Petr Praus, Ph.D. Head of Chemistry Department, Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Vladimír Slivka, CSc., dr.h.c. Department of Geological Engineering, Faculty of Mining and Geology
prof. RNDr. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D. Centre for Energy and Environmental Technologies
prof. Ing. Ivo Vondrák, CSc. Governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region

External members of the VSB-TUO Scientific Board

Person Function
prof. Ing. Libor Čapek, Ph.D. Rector of the University of Pardubice
doc. Ing. Petr Dvořák, Ph.D. Rector of the Prague University of Economics and Business
doc. Ing. Ladislav Janíček, Ph.D., MBA, LL.M. Rector of the Brno University of Technology
dr. h. c. prof. h. c. prof. Ing. Stanislav Kmeť, DrSc. Rector of the Technical University of Košice
prof. MUDr. Jan Lata, CSc. Rector of the University of Ostrava
prof. Ing. Vladimír Sedlařík, Ph.D. Rector of the Tomas Bata University in Zlín
doc. Ing. Pavel Tuleja, Ph.D. Rector of the Silesian University in Opava
Ing. Martin Štemberka, Ph.D. The President of the Czech Mining Office
Mgr. Pavel Tomančák, PhD. Director of the CEITEC Consortium, senior research leader Max-Planck inst. Dresden
genmjr. Ing. Vladimír Vlček, Ph.D., MBA. Director General of Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic
prof. Ing. Alena Kohoutková, CSc., FEng. Vice-Rector for Construction, Czech Technical University in Prague
prof. Dr. Ing. Milan Sága Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Žilina University in Žilina
prof. Ing. Daniel Stavárek, Ph.D. Dean of the School of Business Administration in Karviná, Silesian University of Opava
prof. Ing. Josef Štětina, Ph.D. Director of Department Institute of Automotive Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology
prof. Ing. Václav Hlaváč, CSc. Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics, Czech Technical University in Prague
prof. Ing. Lukáš Sekanina, Ph.D. Head of Department Computer Systems, Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology
doc. Ing. Karel Kouřil, Ph.D., MBA, FEng. Member of the Research, Development and Innovation Council; Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. RNDr. Miroslav Mašláň, CSc. Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc

VSB-TUO Scientific Board Secretary 

Person Function
Mgr. Lucie Průšová VSB-TUO