Curriculum Vitae

Person Identification
  • Pavel Čeleda
  • Faculty of Informatics
    Masaryk University
    Botanicka 554/68a
    602 00 Brno
Current Position
  • Associate professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2014: Associate Professor in Informatics, Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics, Brno, Czech Republic. Habilitation thesis: “Network Traffic Analysis for Cyber Security”.
  • 2007: Ph.D., University of Defence, Faculty of Military Technology, Brno, Czech Republic. Ph.D. thesis: “Increasing Reliability and Diagnostic of Real-Time Operating Systems”.
  • 2002: Ing., Military Academy in Brno, Faculty of Air Force and Air Defence, Brno, Czech Republic. Diploma thesis: “Embedded Ethernet - Data Convertor RS232 - Ethernet II”, graduated with honours.
  • 1997: Matura, Technical college (HTL) Hollabrunn, Austria. Specialization: control engineering (Steuerungs- und Regelungstechnik).
Professional Experience
  • 2018 - now: Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics, associate professor.
  • 2021 - 2023: Masaryk University, Institute of Computer Science, researcher.
  • 2016 - 2020: Masaryk University, Institute of Computer Science, head of CSIRT-MU.
  • 2007 - 2018: Flowmon Networks a.s. (INVEA-TECH a.s., startup of Masaryk University), co-founder, senior researcher.
  • 2006 - 2015: Masaryk University, Institute of Computer Science, system analyst.
  • 2005 - 2010: CESNET, z.s.p.o., Liberouter project (, software group leader, researcher.
  • 2005 - 2006: University of Defence, Department of Communication and Information Systems, assistant professor.
Teaching Activities
  • 2014 - now: Cybersecurity, analysis of network traffic (PV210, PA211, PV276).
  • 2007 - 2014: Design of embedded control systems (PV198, IA162, PV172).
Research Activities
  • Operationally relevant cybersecurity research in an evolving threat landscape. Current research topics: (i) network situational awareness - network monitoring, information sharing, (ii) network data analytics - intrusion and anomaly detection, advanced threat analytics, and (iii) cybersecurity testbeds - cyber ranges, cyber defence exercises. ORCID | Google Scholar
Professional Stays Abroad
  • 2004 - 2005: eight-months research stay at DTN laboratory (Laboratoire de Développement Technologies Nouvelles), ENSIETA (École Nationale Supérieure des Ingénieurs des Études et Techniques d'Armement), Brest, France.
Major Research Projects and Grants
  • 2023 - 2026: CHESS - Cyber-security Excellence Hub in Estonia and South Moravia, Horizon Europe, Grant Agreement No: 101087529.
  • 2023 - 2026: INJECT - Intelligent Tools for Planning, Executing, and Evaluating Tabletop Exercises, Ministry of Interior, project ID: VK01030007.
  • 2022 - 2025: AI-Dojo: Multiagent Testbed for Research and Testing of AI-driven Cybersecurity Technologies, Ministry of Interior, project ID: VJ02010020.
  • 2020 - 2022: KYPOLAB - Research of New Technologies to Increase the Capabilities of Cybersecurity Experts, Ministry of Interior, project ID: VI20202022158.
  • 2019 - 2023: CONCORDIA - Cyber security cOmpeteNce fOr Research anD Innovation, EU H2020, Grant Agreement No: 830927.
  • 2019 - 2022: NC3 - National Centre of Competence in Cybersecurity, Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, project ID: TN01000077.
  • 2018 - 2023: C4e - CyberSecurity, CyberCrime and Critical Information Infrastructures Center of Excellence, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, project ID: CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000822.
  • 2016 - 2019: Simulation, Detection, and Mitigation of Cyber Threats Endangering Critical Infrastructure, Ministry of Interior, project ID: VI20162019014.
  • 2013 - 2015: KYPO - Cybernetic Proving Ground, Ministry of Interior, project ID: VG20132015103.
  • 2013 - 2015: C4E - Czech Cyber Crime Centre of Excellence, EU - Prevention and fight against crime (ISEC), project ID: HOME/2012/ISEC/AG/INT/4000003882.
  • 2008 - 2012: CYBER - Security of Czech Army Information and Communication Systems - On-line monitoring, Visualization and Packet Filtration. Computer Incident Response Capability Development in the Cyber Defence Environment, Ministry of Defence, project ID: OVMASUN200801.
  • 2008 - 2009: Reflective-Cognitive Adaptation for Network Intrusion Detection Systems, U.S. Army RDECOM Acquisition Center, project ID: W911NF-08-1-0250.
  • 2007 - 2007: CAMNEP - Cooperative Adaptive Mechanism for Network Protection, CERDEC/CECOM (R&D 1128-CE-01), U.S. Army, project ID: N62558-07-C-0001.
Activities Outside University
  • Technical program committee member of international conferences and workshops: IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium - NOMS (2020, Experience Session - 2022, 2023, 2024), IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management - IM (2019, 2021), Cyber Range Technologies and Applications - CACOE (2019-2020), IFIP Autonomous Infrastructure, Management and Security - AIMS (2012-2018), Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference - TMA (2017-2019), IEEE Workshop on Network Measurements (2013-2016), MEMICS (2015), International Workshop on Emerging Cyberthreats and Countermeasures (2013-2014).
Most Significant Professional Accomplishments
  • 2022: Best paper in the Experience Reports and Tools track at ACM SIGCSE 2022. Paper title: Preventing Cheating in Hands-on Lab Assignments. info
  • 2021: European Commission's Innovation Radar Prize 2021 for KYPO Cyber Range Platform, winner in the Disruptive Technologies category. info
  • 2020: 3rd Best paper in the Computing Education Research track at ACM SIGCSE 2020. Paper title: What Are Cybersecurity Education Papers About? A Systematic Literature Review of SIGCSE and ITiCSE Conferences. info
  • 2016: The award for exceptional results in the field of security research, experimental development, and innovation. Received from Ministry of Interior for KYPO cyber range project. info
  • 2002: Rector's prize for excellent results during undergraduate studies and final state exam. Military Academy in Brno.
Major Publications
  • VYKOPAL, Jan, Pavel ŠEDA, Valdemar ŠVÁBENSKÝ a Pavel ČELEDA. Smart Environment for Adaptive Learning of Cybersecurity Skills. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. 2023, roč. 16, č. 3, s. 443-456. ISSN 1939-1382. doi:10.1109/TLT.2022.3216345. URL info
  • BEURAN, Razvan, Jan VYKOPAL, Daniela BELAJOVÁ, Pavel ČELEDA, Yasuo TAN a Yoichi SHINODA. Capability Assessment Methodology and Comparative Analysis of Cybersecurity Training Platforms. Computers & Security. Elsevier, 2023, roč. 128, č. 103120, s. 1-14. ISSN 0167-4048. doi:10.1016/j.cose.2023.103120. Published version on Elsevier ScienceDirect info
  • LAŠTOVIČKA, Martin, Martin HUSÁK, Petr VELAN, Tomáš JIRSÍK a Pavel ČELEDA. Passive Operating System Fingerprinting Revisited: Evaluation and Current Challenges. Computer Networks. Netherlands: Elsevier, 2023, roč. 229, č. 109782, s. 1-12. ISSN 1389-1286. doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2023.109782. Published version on Elsevier ScienceDirect info
  • VYKOPAL, Jan, Valdemar ŠVÁBENSKÝ, Pavel ŠEDA a Pavel ČELEDA. Preventing Cheating in Hands-on Lab Assignments. In Proceedings of the 53rd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '22). New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2022. s. 78-84. ISBN 978-1-4503-9070-5. doi:10.1145/3478431.3499420. Preprint on info
  • ŠVÁBENSKÝ, Valdemar, Jan VYKOPAL, Pavel ČELEDA, Kristián TKÁČIK a Daniel POPOVIČ. Student Assessment in Cybersecurity Training Automated by Pattern Mining and Clustering. Education and Information Technologies. Springer, 2022, roč. 27, č. 7, s. 9231-9262. ISSN 1360-2357. doi:10.1007/s10639-022-10954-4. Published article in Springer database info
  • ŠVÁBENSKÝ, Valdemar, Pavel ČELEDA, Jan VYKOPAL a Silvia BRIŠÁKOVÁ. Cybersecurity Knowledge and Skills Taught in Capture the Flag Challenges. Computers & Security. Elsevier, 2021, roč. 102, č. 102154, s. 1-14. ISSN 0167-4048. doi:10.1016/j.cose.2020.102154. Published version on Elsevier ScienceDirect Preprint on ArXiv info
  • ČELEDA, Pavel, Jan VYKOPAL, Valdemar ŠVÁBENSKÝ a Karel SLAVÍČEK. KYPO4INDUSTRY: A Testbed for Teaching Cybersecurity of Industrial Control Systems. In Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '20). New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2020. s. 1026-1032. ISBN 978-1-4503-6793-6. doi:10.1145/3328778.3366908. Preprint on Published version in the conference proceedings info
  • ŠVÁBENSKÝ, Valdemar, Jan VYKOPAL a Pavel ČELEDA. What Are Cybersecurity Education Papers About? A Systematic Literature Review of SIGCSE and ITiCSE Conferences. In Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '20). New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2020. s. 2-8. ISBN 978-1-4503-6793-6. doi:10.1145/3328778.3366816. Published version in the conference proceedings Video presentation on YouTube Preprint on info
  • HUSÁK, Martin, Jana KOMÁRKOVÁ, Elias BOU-HARB a Pavel ČELEDA. Survey of Attack Projection, Prediction, and Forecasting in Cyber Security. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. IEEE, 2019, roč. 21, č. 1, s. 640-660. ISSN 1553-877X. doi:10.1109/COMST.2018.2871866. URL info
  • JIRSÍK, Tomáš, Milan ČERMÁK, Daniel TOVARŇÁK a Pavel ČELEDA. Toward Stream-Based IP Flow Analysis. IEEE Communications Magazine. IEEE, 2017, roč. 55, č. 7, s. 70-76. ISSN 0163-6804. doi:10.1109/MCOM.2017.1600972. URL info
  • VYKOPAL, Jan, Radek OŠLEJŠEK, Pavel ČELEDA, Martin VIZVÁRY a Daniel TOVARŇÁK. KYPO Cyber Range: Design and Use Cases. In Cardoso J.,Cardoso J.,Maciaszek L.,Maciaszek L.,van Sinderen M.,Cabello E. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Software Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT. Madrid, Spain: SciTePress, 2017. s. 310-321. ISBN 978-989-758-262-2. doi:10.5220/0006428203100321. URL info
  • VYKOPAL, Jan, Martin VIZVÁRY, Radek OŠLEJŠEK, Pavel ČELEDA a Daniel TOVARŇÁK. Lessons Learned From Complex Hands-on Defence Exercises in a Cyber Range. In 2017 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. Indianapolis, IN, USA: IEEE, 2017. s. 1-8. ISBN 978-1-5090-5919-5. doi:10.1109/FIE.2017.8190713. URL info
  • HUSÁK, Martin, Milan ČERMÁK, Tomáš JIRSÍK a Pavel ČELEDA. HTTPS Traffic Analysis and Client Identification Using Passive SSL/TLS Fingerprinting. EURASIP Journal on Information Security. 2016, roč. 2016, č. 1, s. 1-14. ISSN 2510-523X. doi:10.1186/s13635-016-0030-7. URL info
  • ČERMÁK, Milan, Daniel TOVARŇÁK, Martin LAŠTOVIČKA a Pavel ČELEDA. A Performance Benchmark of NetFlow Data Analysis on Distributed Stream Processing Systems. In Sema Oktug, Mehmet Ulema, Cicek Cavdar, Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, Carlos Raniery P. dos Santos. NOMS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium. Istanbul, Turkey: IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2016. s. 919-924. ISBN 978-1-5090-0223-8. doi:10.1109/NOMS.2016.7502926. URL info
  • VELAN, Petr, Milan ČERMÁK, Pavel ČELEDA a Martin DRAŠAR. A Survey of Methods for Encrypted Traffic Classification and Analysis. International Journal of Network Management. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015, roč. 25, č. 5, s. 355-374. ISSN 1055-7148. doi:10.1002/nem.1901. URL URL info
  • HOFSTEDE, Rick, Pavel ČELEDA, Brian TRAMMELL, Idilio DRAGO, Ramin SADRE, Anna SPEROTTO a Aiko PRAS. Flow Monitoring Explained: From Packet Capture to Data Analysis With NetFlow and IPFIX. IEEE COMMUNICATIONS SURVEYS AND TUTORIALS. PISCATAWAY: IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2014, roč. 16, č. 4, s. 2037-2064. ISSN 1553-877X. doi:10.1109/COMST.2014.2321898. URL info
  • KREJČÍ, Radek, Pavel ČELEDA a Jakub DOBROVOLNÝ. Traffic Measurement and Analysis of Building Automation and Control Networks. In Ramin Sadre, Jiří Novotný, Pavel Čeleda, Martin Waldburger, Burkhard Stiller. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7279. Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2012. s. 62-73. ISBN 978-3-642-30632-7. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30633-4_9. info
  • ČELEDA, Pavel, Radek KREJČÍ a Vojtěch KRMÍČEK. Flow-Based Security Issue Detection in Building Automation and Control Networks. In Róbert Szabó, Attila Vidács. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7479. Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2012. s. 64-75. ISBN 978-3-642-32807-7. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32808-4_7. info
  • ČELEDA, Pavel, Radek KREJČÍ, Jan VYKOPAL a Martin DRAŠAR. Embedded Malware - An Analysis of the Chuck Norris Botnet. In European Conference on Computer Network Defense. 1. vyd. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society, 2010. s. 3-10. ISBN 978-1-4244-9377-7. doi:10.1109/EC2ND.2010.15. European Conference on Computer Network Defense info
  • REHÁK, Martin, Michal PĚCHOUČEK, Martin GRILL, Jan STIBOREK, Karel BARTOŠ a Pavel ČELEDA. Adaptive Multiagent System for Network Traffic Monitoring. IEEE Intelligent Systems. Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society, 2009, roč. 24, č. 3, s. 16-25. ISSN 1541-1672. URL info
  • ČELEDA, Pavel, Milan KOVÁČIK, Tomáš KONÍŘ, Vojtěch KRMÍČEK, Petr ŠPRINGL a Martin ŽÁDNÍK. FlowMon Probe. Příbram: PB tisk, s.r.o., 2007. Network Studies: Selected Technical Reports. ISBN 978-80-239-9285-4. URL info


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