Dependability of electronic systems

Address and contacts

Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University
Botanicka 68a
602 00 Brno
e-mail: prenosil@fi.muni.cz
phone: +420 549496236
fax: +420 549491820

Main contact person(s)

prof. Ing. Vaclav Prenosil, CSc.

Thematic focus of the research unit / research team

  • Computer networks hardware accelerated algorithms,
  • ON-LINE monitoring computer networks and backbone networks,
  • Fast Digital Pulse-Shape Analyzer for Spectrometry of Neutrons and Gamma Rays,
  • Avionics of Unmanned Air Vehicles,
  • Hybrid Propulsion (electro-petrol).

Brief characteristics of the research unit

  • Project of the defense research, Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic - license number MO 307920 1409, code ZAZNAM II,
  • Project of the defense research, Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic - code VIRTUAL,
  • Project of the defense research, Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic - code DISTANCE,
  • Science project, Ministry of Transportation of the Czech Republic - code MESPIN,
  • Science project, Ministry of Defense of the USA - code CAMNEP.

Members of research team

prof. RNDr. Frantisek Cvachovec, CSc. (ext), prof. Ing. Karel Hájek, CSc. (ext), prof. Ing. Jaroslav Čechák, Ph.D. (ext), doc. Mgr. Radek Pelánek, Ph.D., doc. Ing. Vladimír Vrab, CSc. (ext), doc. Ing. Jan Hodicky, Ph.D. (ext), doc. RNDr. Jiří Jevický, CSc., (ext), Ing. Petr Frantis, Ph.D. (ext), Ing. Zbynek Bureš, Ph.D. (ext), Ing. Jiří Novotný, Ing. Pavel Čeleda, Ph.D., RNDr. Vojtech Krmíček, Mgr. Šimon Řeřucha, RNDr. Zdeněk Matěj, Mgr. Jaromír Mališ, Mgr. Martin Elich, Mgr. Radek Krejčí, Mgr. Moslem Amiri

Number of senior research staff - 2

Number of junior research positions - 7

Number of PhD graduates over the past 5 years (since 2006) - 3

Key research equipment

Design and development equipments (oscilloscopes, analyzers, programmers and development kits) and software (programming language and design systems) for FPGA configuration, control microprocessors programming and design of embedded systems.

Unique know-how of the given research unit

  • ON-LINE monitoring computer networks and backbone networks - ready for application, in cooperation with UNIS (Czech), INVEA (Czech) and Ministry of Defense of the USA.
  • Control and Command system based on Virtual Reality - potential product, in cooperation with Ministry of defense of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Military Technology - University of Defense in Brno, NATO Modelling and Simulation Group of the Research and Technology Organization.
  • Fast Digital Pulse-Shape Analyzer for Spectrometry of Neutrons and Gamma Rays - potential product, in cooperation with Institute of Nuclear research Řež and Faculty of Military Technology - University of Defense in Brno.
  • Hybrid propulsion for Unmanned Air Vehicles - potential product, Faculty of Military Technology - University of Defense in Brno, MSR Engine s r.o., Honeywell.

Main collaborating industrial partners / application partners in the Czech Republic and abroad

  • Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic - 10 mil. CZK (Constructive simulations, Distance E-learning and Videoconferencing, Command and Control systems, Network Enable Capability)
  • Ministry of Transportation of the Czech Republic - 3 mil. CZK (Neuroinformatics)
  • Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic - 3 mil. CZK (Prediction of Microsleeps)
  • CESNET - 1 mil. CZK (High Speed Routers - Liberouter)
  • ZPA, Novy Bor - 100 th. CZK (Universal Data Recorder)
  • VRG, Prague - 1 mil. CZK (Distributed Simulation, Network Enable Capability)
  • INNA, Prague - 100 th. CZK (Command and Control System of the Czech Army Military Air-force)
  • Ministry of Defence of the USA - 50 th. USD (Safety of backbone computer networks)
  • NATO Research and Technology Organization - 20 th. EUR (Modelling and Simulation of the Combat Activities, Counter against Terrorism
  • Honeywell - 200 th. CZK (Embedded Systems)

Main collaborating academic partners in the Czech Republic and abroad partners

  • Faculty of Transportation, Czech Technical University Prague - Forecasting of the Microsleeps, Man-Machine Interface.
  • Faculty of Electronics, West Bohemia University Pilsen - Forecasting of the Microsleeps.
  • Faculty of Military Technology, University of Defence, Brno - Distance E-learning and Videoconferencing, Fast Digital Pulse-Shape Analyzer for Spectrometry of Neutrons and Gamma Rays.