Professor of Computer Science, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republik

Recent books:

Research Interests

Quantum information processing, Foundations of Informatics, Parallel automata, Descriptional complexity

Publication activities:

Over 100 papers, books, lecture notes and proceedings.

Courses taught (currently):

Quantum computing, Randomized algorithms, Cryptography and cryptographic protoocols, Computation complexity, Communication networks, Kolmogorov complexity.

International Science Positions:

Member of program committees over 45 international conferences, EATCS Concil member (1985-91), Founding chair of IFIP Specialist Group on Foundations of Computer Science.

Visiting Positions

3 years --- University of Hamburg; 2 years --- University of Minnessota (Minneapolis); 8 months --- University of Nice (Sophia Antipolis); 6 months --- Fridrich Schiller University (Jena), University of Waterloo; 4 months --- University of Hamburg (2x), University of Salerno, University of Viena, Technical University of Vienna; 3 months --- University of Paris 6, Ecole Normale Superieure Lyon, University of Karlsruhe,....

Science Positions (recent)

Member of the scientific boards of Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics of Masaryk University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Commenius University (Bratislava); Member of the Commitee for mathematics and informatics of Czech granting agency.

Awards (recent):

1995 --- IFIP Silver Core; 1996 --- IEEE Computer Pioneer Award; 1997 --- Golden Medal of Masaryk University; 1999 --- Award of the Rektor of Masaryk University for special achievemnets; 1999 --- Medal of first degree of Czech Ministry of Education.