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The Scientific Board is an academic body of the University which discusses important documents predominantly on scientific, research, and other creative activities. Its operation and scope are set out in § 11 and 12 of the Higher Education Act, and its operation is regulated by the Rules of Procedure of the Scientific Board of VSB - Technical University Ostrava. The Chairman of the Scientific Board is the Rector, who also appoints and dismisses its members. These members are the foremost representatives of the fields in which VSB-TUO undertakes education, scientific research, development, and innovation, artistic or other creative activities.       

The Scientific Board shall, amongst other things:

  • discuss the draft strategic plan for the education, and scientific research, development and innovation, artistic or other creative activities of VSB-TUO, and annually the Implementation of the Strategic Plan of VSB-TUO,
  • approve, on the Rector’s proposal, the intention to apply for institutional accreditation for an area of education and for the extension of institutional accreditation for other areas of education,
  • approve, on the Rector's proposal, the intention to relinquish institutional accreditation, the intention to cancel a study programme and the intention to rescind accreditation of associate professorship or professorship appointments,
  • discuss, on the Rector's proposal, the draft rules of the system of quality assurance of educational, creative and related activities and the internal evaluation of the quality of educational, creative and related activities before submitting the proposal to the Academic Senate of VSB-TUO,
  • discuss the Rector's intention to appoint (and dismiss) members of the Internal Evaluation Board,
  • discuss the draft report on the internal evaluation of the quality of the educational, creative, and related activities of VSB-TUO presented by the Chairman of the Internal Evaluation Board before submitting the proposal to the Academic Senate of VSB-TUO,
  • discuss the draft Annual Report on the activities of VSB-TUO before presenting it to the Academic Senate of VSB-TUO,
  • exercise competence in the professorship appointment procedure,
  • on the Rector's proposal, award the honorary academic title of doctor honoris causa for merit in the development of science to eminent figures not related to VSB-Technical University of Ostrava,
  • propose awarding the Medal of Georgius Agricola for significant contributions to teaching and scientific activities.

Members of the Scientific Board of VSB-TUO

Internal Members of the Scientific Board of VSB-TUO

Person Function
prof. RNDr. Václav Snášel, CSc. Rector
prof. Ing. Radim Čajka, CSc. Vice-Rector for Quality and Investment Construction
Ing. Zdeňka Chmelíková, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Study Affairs
prof. Ing. Igor Ivan, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Strategy and Cooperation with Industry
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. Martin Macháček, Ph.D. et Ph.D. Head of Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics
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. Ing. Ivo Vondrák, CSc. Governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region
prof. RNDr. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D. Centre for Energy and Environmental Technologies

External members of the Scientific Board of VSB-TUO

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. Ing. Ľudovít Fillo, PhD. Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
prof. RNDr. Miroslav Mašláň, CSc. Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc

VSB-TUO Scientific Board Secretary

Person Function
Mgr. Lucie Průšová Scientific Board Secretary

Meetings of the Scientific Board of VSB-TUO

  • 4. 3. 2022
  • 13. 5. 2022
  • 14. 10. 2022
  • 9. 12. 2022

Ceremonial meetings of the Scientific Board of VSB-TUO

  • 24. 3. 2022
  • 10. 11. 2022

Appointed Professors

On the proposal of the Scientific Board of VSB - Technical University of Ostrava the following were appointed:

2021

Person Expertise Faculty/Centre
prof. Ing. Jiří HORÁK, Dr. Geoinformatics Faculty of Mining and Geology
prof. Ing. Petr BILÍK, Ph.D. Cybernetics Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Ing. David ŘEHÁK, Ph.D. Safety and Fire Protection Faculty of Safety Engineering
prof. Ing. Markéta TKADLEČKOVÁ, Ph.D. Metallurgical Technology Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Ondřej ŽIVOTSKÝ, Ph.D. Applied Physics Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. RNDr. Marek LAMPART, Ph.D. Computational and Applied Mathematics Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Dr. Ing. Jan LIBICH Economics Faculty of Economics
prof. Ing. Radek MARTINEK, Ph.D. Cybernetics Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Ing. Jan PLATOŠ, Ph.D. Computer Science Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Ing. Hana STAŇKOVÁ, Ph.D. Mine Surveying and Geodesy Faculty of Mining and Geology
prof. Ing. Jozef VLČEK, Ph.D. Thermal Engineering in Industry Faculty of Materials Science and Technology

2020

Person Expertise Faculty/Centre
prof. Ing. Jiří BROŽOVSKÝ, Ph.D. Theory and Construction of Buildings Faculty of Civil Engineering
prof. RNDr. Richard DVORSKÝ, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Karel FRYDRÝŠEK, Ph.D. Applied Mechanics Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. Ing. Radim HALAMA, Ph.D. Applied Mechanics Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. Ing. Jiří KOZIOREK, Ph.D. Cybernetics Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Ing. Michal KRÁTKÝ, Ph.D. Computer Science Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Dr. Ing. Martin MELECKÝ, Ph.D. Economics Faculty of Economics
prof. Ing. et Ing. Mgr. Jana PETRŮ, Ph.D. Engineering Technology Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. Ing. Daniela PLACHÁ, Ph.D. Environmental Protection Nanotechnology Centre
prof. Mgr. Marzena PÓŁKA, Ph.D. Safety and Fire Protection Faculty of Safety Engineering
prof. Ing. Marek SADÍLEK, Ph.D. Engineering technology Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
prof. Ing. Bedřich SMETANA, Ph.D. Chemical Metallurgy Faculty of Materials Science and Technology

2019

Person Expertise Faculty/Centre
prof. Ing. Petr BESTA, Ph.D. Management of Industrial Systems Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Radomír GOŇO, Ph.D. Electrical Power Engineering Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
prof. Ing. Martin KREJSA, Ph.D. Theory and Construction of Buildings Faculty of Civil Engineering
prof. Ing. Kamila JANOVSKÁ, Ph.D. Management of Industrial Systems Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Antonín LOKAJ, Ph.D. Theory and Construction of Buildings Faculty of Civil Engineering
prof. Ing. Aleš SLÍVA, Ph.D. Design and Process Engineering Faculty of Mechanical Engineering