Prof. RNDr. Jiří Zlatuška, CSc.

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Person Identification
  • Prof. Dr Jiří Zlatuška, CSc., born September 15, 1957, in Brno, Czechoslovakia, 3 children.
Workplace
  • Faculty of Informatics
    Masaryk University
    Botanická 68a
    602 00 Brno
    Czech Republic
Employment Position
  • Professor, Head of the Center for Education, Research, and Innovations in Informatics
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 1994: Professor of Computer Science (Faculty of Science of Masaryk University);
  • 1990: Associate Professor of Computer Science (Faculty of Science of Masaryk University);
  • 1987: PhD in Theoretical Computer Science; Czechoslovak Academy of Science; theses: ``Functional data modelling'', developing a typed-lambda-calculus-based data model for data modelling encompassing formal tools for data description and data manipulation on several levels of abstraction.
  • 1981: graduated with honors from Computer Science studies at faculty of Science, Masaryk University, awarded RNDr degree upon graduation (theses: ``Program schemata and their applications''; advisor: J. Horejs).
Employment Summary
  • 2004 - 2011: Dean, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University;
  • 1998 - 2004: Rector of Masaryk University;
  • 1995 - : Full Professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University;
  • 1994 - 1998: Dean of the Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University;
  • 1994 - 1995: Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University;
  • 1990 - 1994: Associate Professor of Computer Science and research director of the Institute of Computer Science of Masaryk University;
  • 1988 - 1989: Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA;
  • 1987 - 1994: research director of the Institute of Computer Science of Masaryk University;
  • 1981 - 1986: research assistant at the Institute of Computer science of Masaryk University.
Teaching Activities
  • Information Society, Semantics of Programming Languages, Types and Proofs, Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science, Lambda-Calculus, Functional Data Bases, Logic Programming, Theory of Compilers, Database and Knowledge-Based Systems, Logic and Programming, Introduction to Computer Science.
Scientific and Research Activities
  • Information society, general impact of Informatics, Computer Science and mathematical logic, lambda-calculus-based systems, information systems, logic programming and specification-based programming methods, electronic typesetting.
Academic Stays
  • 1996: Eisenhower Exchange Fellow (USA);
  • 1993: three-month research stay at the Department of Computer Science, School of Informatics, City University of London;
  • 1993: teaching one-week intensive course within TEMPUS at the University of Coimbra, Portugal: ``Lambda-calculus, Functional data bases''
  • 1989: teaching one-month PhD course at School of doctoral studies in Pisa, Italy;
  • 1988 - 1989: 18 months as Visiting Associate Professor Computer Science at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA.
University Activities
  • 2011 - : Head of the Center for Education, Research, and Innovations in Informatics (CERIT);
  • 2004 - 2011: Dean, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University;
  • 1998 - 2004: Rector of Masaryk University;
  • 1994 - 1998: founding Dean of the Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University;
  • 1990 -: member of the Scientific Council of Masaryk University;
  • 1990 - 1994: member of Vice-Rector's research advisory board;
  • 1990: Vice-rector of Masaryk University;
  • 1987 - 1994: research director of the Institute of Computer Science.
Extra-University Activities
  • 2013 - : member CONNECT Advisory Forum (CAF) of the European commission;
  • 2010 - : member of the Board of Directors of the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM);
  • 2010 - : member of Academy Assembly of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic;
  • 2009 - : member of the Scientific Council of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic;
  • 2002 - : Senator of the Czech Parliament, Committee for Education, Science, Culture, Human Rights and Petitions, 2004-6 Vice-Chairman, 2006- Vice-Chairman of the Committee for Legal and Constitutional Affairs;
  • 2006 - : member of the Brno City Council, head of the Council Committee for Information Technology;
  • 2006 - : European Movement of the Czech Republic, 2006-7 President, now Vice-President
  • 2002 - 2006: member of Academy Assembly of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic;
  • 1999 - 2004: Salzburg Seminar Universities Project participant, speaker, and meber of university evaluation tems
  • 1998 - 2004: member of Council for Research and Development of the Government of the Czech Republic.
Science Community Activities
  • 2006 - : board member, American Fund for Czech and Slovak Leadership Studies (formerly Czechoslovak Fund for American Relief) Vice-President since 2007;
  • 2005 - 2009: steering group member, Project on Democratic Transitions, FPRI (Philadelphia, USA);
  • 1998: General Conference Chair for Federated MFCS/CSL'98 Conferences, Satellite Workshops and Tutorials in Brno;
  • 1998 - 2006: Executive Chairman of the Czech Nominating Commitee for Eisenhower Exchange Fellow Multi-Nation Program;
  • 1997 - 1999: member of the economic committee of the Council of Universities of Czech Republic;
  • 1997 - 1999: member of the ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics) Executive Board and Executive Director of CRCIM (Czech Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics);
  • 1995 - 1998: member of TUG (TeX Users Group) Board of Directors;
  • 1994 - 1998: member of board of HESP (Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Fund) for Czech Republic; chairman of the board 1996--1998;
  • 1994: vice-chairman of the ``Informatics'' sub-committee of the Higher Education Development Fund of the Ministry of Education;
  • 1994 - 1997: member of the Czech IFIP Committee; IFIP TC-2 representative for Czechoslovakia;
  • 1994 - 1998: member of the program Committee of the MFCS conference, General Conference Chairman of the CSL/MFCS'98 Federated Conferences in 1998;
  • 1993 - 1997: member of the ministerial board for the university development projects in Informatics of the Ministry of Education of Czech Republic;
  • 1992 - 1998: member of the Scientific council of the European Association for Computer Science Logic;
  • 1992: program committee chairman for the EuroTeX'92 conference, conference proceedings editor.
  • 1991 - 1996: member of the advisory board for Informatics of the Ministry of Education;
  • 1991 - 1993: vice-chairman of the Czechoslovak IFIP Committee; IFIP TC-2 representative for Czechoslovakia;
  • 1991 - 1997: member of program committees of international conferences Extending Database Technology, International Conference on Database Theory;
  • 1991 - 1993: member of the Advisory board of the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship;
  • 1990 - 1992: member of the the Coordination Board of the IBM Academic Initiative CSFR at the federal government, from Fall 1991 to Fall 1992 chairman of the scientific part of the Program;
  • 1990 - 1994: executive committee member of the Czechoslovak Society for Computer Science;
  • 1989 - 2001: member of committees for theses defending for DrSc and CSc in Informatics at the Academy of Sciences and several universities in Czech Republic and Slovakia;
  • 1988 - 1992: program committee chairman of the Logic programming Winter School LOP;
  • 1987 - 1996: program committee member of SOFSEM conference series;

Last update: 2013/09/05