The Scientific Council 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 Council

The Scientific Council 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 Council of VSB - Technical University of Ostrava.

The Chairman of the Scientific Council 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 Council 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 Council,
  • 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 Council 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 Council of VSB-TUO

Internal members of the VSB-TUO Scientific Council

Person Function
prof. RNDr. Václav Snášel, CSc. Rector
Ing. Zdeňka Chmelíková, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Study
doc. Ing. Igor Ivan, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Commercialization and Cooperation with Industry
prof. Mgr. Jana Kukutschová, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Science and Research
doc. Ing. et Ing. František Kuda, CSc. Vice-Rector for Development and Investment Construction
doc. Ing. Jiří Pokorný, Ph.D., MPA Dean of the Faculty of Safety Engineering
prof. Dr. Ing. Zdeněk Zmeškal Dean of the Faculty of Economics
prof. Ing. Radim Čajka, CSc. Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering
prof. Ing. Ivo Hlavatý, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. Ing. Pavel Brandštetter, CSc. Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Ing. Jana Dobrovská, CSc. Dean of the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Vladimír Slivka, CSc., dr.h.c. Dean of the Faculty of Mining and Geology
prof. Dr. Ing. Aleš Bernatík 040 – Department of Occupational and Process Safety (Vice-Dean)
prof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová 154 – Department of Finance (Vice-Dean)
doc. Ing. Jiří Brožovský, Ph.D. 228 – Department of Structural Mechanics (Vice-Dean)
prof. Dr. Ing. Petr Novák 354 – Department of Robotics
doc. Ing. Michal Krátký, Ph.D. 460 – Department of Computer Science (Vice-Dean)
prof. Ing. Ivo Vondrák, CSc. 460 – Department of Computer Science
prof. Ing. Jan Kostelecký, DrSc. 544 – Department of Geodesy and Mine Surveying
prof. Ing. Bohumír Strnadel, DrSc. 636 –Department of Material Engineering, 9330 - CPIT Director
doc. Mgr. Vít Vondrák, Ph.D. 9600 – Director of IT4Innovations
prof. Ing. Tomáš Kozubek, Ph.D. 96230 – Parallel Algorithms Research Lab, IT4I
prof. Ing. Lucie Obalová, Ph.D. 9350 – Director of IET
prof. Ing. Stanislav Mišák, Ph.D. 9370 – Director of CENET
prof. Ing. Jaromír Pištora, CSc. 9360 – Director of the CNT
doc. Ing. Karel Frydrýšek, Ph.D. Chairperson of the Academic Senate VSB-TUO

External members of the VSB-TUO Scientific Council

Person Function
genmjr. Ing. Drahoslav Ryba Chief Executive Officer of HZS ČR
Ing. Martin Štemberka, Ph.D. The President of the Czech Mining Office
prof. RNDr. Miroslav Mašláň, CSc. Faculty of Science, UP Olomouc
prof. Ing. Stanislav Vejvoda, CSc. VÍTKOVICE ÚAM a.s.
prof. RNDr. Pavol Šajgalík, DrSc., Dr.h.c. Chairman of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava
prof. Dr. Ing. Pavel Zemčík Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology, VUT in Brno
prof. Ing. Václav Hlaváč, CSc. Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics, ČVUT in Prague
prof. Ing. Alena Kohoutková, CSc. Vice-Rector for Construction, ČVUT in Prague
Ing. Tomáš Rychtařík The Director of the state enterprise DIAMO
prof. Dr. Ing. Milan Sága Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Žilina University in Žilina
Ing. Eduard Palíšek, Ph.D., MBA CEO of Siemens Czech Republica
doc. Ing. Martin Svoboda, Ph.D. Faculty of Economics and Administration, MU Brno
prof. Ing. Ľudovít Fillo, PhD. Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
prof. MUDr. Jan Lata, CSc. Rector of the University of Ostrava

Tajemnice Vědecké rady VŠB-TUO

Person Function
Mgr. Lucie Průšová VSB-TUO