Ing. Jan Kučera, Ph.D.

Position

Assistant professor

Phone number

+420-2-2435-2060

Room

T2:C4-s152b

E-mail

kuceraj3 [at] fel.cvut.cz
Jan Kučera

Curiculum Vitae

  • since 2015 head of Department of primary metrology of electrical resistance at CMI
  • since 2011 metrologist at Czech Metrology Institute
  • since 2007  Assistant professor at Dep. of Measurements, FEE, CTU in Prague
  • 2005-2012  Ph.D. student. Field of interest: Calibration of Electrical Impedance up to frequency 1 MHz. Laboratory of Precison Electrical Measurements (METLAB) at  Dep. of Measurements, FEE, CTU in Prague.
  • 2005  Ing. (M.Sc.),  thesis theme: System for automatized  veryfying videometric method of dimension and position measurement. Dep. of Measurements, FEE, CTU in Prague
  • 2003  Bc. (B.Sc.), thesis theme: Methodology of verifying  optical camera system calculation. Dep. of Measurements, FEE, CTU in Prague

Say what you mean and mean what you say

 

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Research interests

  • Primary electrical impedance and dc resistance traceability
  • Calibration of electrical impedance up to 1 MHz - design and realisation of standards and coaxial impedance bridges
  • Development of electronic auxiliary devices, programming for measurement automation
  • Tutoring of MSc. and Bc. students

 

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Stays abroad 

  • 2016 – one month research at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany
  • 2014 – one month research at the INRIM, Italy
  • 2008-2011 – scientist collaborator at Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Germany
  • 2007 – three months research at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany (Leonardo programme) 
  • 2004 – WAT USA program

 

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Teaching activities

Laboratory exercises in Electrical Measurements, Theory of Measurement, Transfer of information, Diagnostics, Athens Programme "Metrology of Electrical Quantities."

Theses Topics

► Characterization of programmable voltage generators with several methods (amplitude stability, phase error, distortion, ...) by automated software.

► Modeling electrical impedance structures in a software based on finite element methods (drawing 3D models, application of boundary conditions, meshing and converting results).