Brno University of Technology, Institute of Radioelectronics
Purkynova 118, 61200 Brno, Czech Republic
tel: +420-5-41.149.145, fax: +420-5-41.149.244
Education and Academic Qualifications
1995 - 98: Joint Czech-French doctoral fellowship at the Institute of Radioelectronics, VUT Brno, and Department of Signals and
Telecommunications, ESIEE Paris, France. Directors: Vladimir Sebesta (VUT Brno), Gerard Chollet (ENST Paris). Thesis: "Speech
Processing Using Automatically Derived Segmental Units: Applications to Very Low Rate Coding and Speaker Verification" defended at
Orsay University (France) on December 18, 1998, with honors and congratulations of jury.
1994 - 95: DEA (Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies) at the University Paris XI, Faculty of Sciences, Orsay, France. Specialty "Signal
processing and Sensors". DEA finished in September 95 with "very good" evaluation, ranking 2nd in the specialty.
1993 - 94: Post-graduate studies at the Institute of Radioelectronics, VUT Brno.
1988 - 93: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics (FEI) of VUT Brno. Studies finished with a "red diploma" (award for
excellent results throughout the 5 years) and the Electrical engineer (Ing.) degree.
Oct. 1997 - now: Assistant professor at the Institute of Radioelectronics VUT Brno.
Sept. 1994 - Sept. 1997: Technical staff at the Institute of Radioelectronics VUT Brno.
June - July 1993: Part-time research and development engineer, SECMAT N.T., La Verriere, France.
Analysis and Synthesis of Speech Signals (VUT Brno)
Systems, Processes and Signals (VUT Brno)
Speech signal processing P124 (FI MU)
Scientific and Research Activities
SPEECHDAT-E: Creation of East-European Speech Databases for Voice Driven Teleservices. Inco-Copernicus Project. Coordinator for the
Signal processing laboratory: Creation of speech and signal processing lab at the Inst. of Radioelectronics, financed by the
Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic. Project leader prof. Vladimir Sebesta.
3/1993-7/1993, France, ESIEE Paris, diploma work
9/1994-7/1998, France, Univ. Paris-Sud/ESIEE, DEA, and 3 times 6 months within the Czech-French
PhD "en co-tutelle".
2/2001-9/2001, USA, Oregon Graduate Inst., post-doc research internship
Anthropic Speech Processing Group
Erasmus-Socrates, coordination of students and staff exchange between VUT Brno and ESIEE Paris