PhD Success Stories - Petr Kanovsky

Ing. Petr Kaňovský, Ph.D.

Project Manager & Scientist in Advanced Technology at Honeywell Aerospace

Branch of study: Air Traffic Control 

Supervised by: doc. Ing. Karel Draxler, CSc.


Where do you currently work and what is the scope of your work?

Actually Working in Advanced Technology department at Honeywell Aerospace. Working on design and development of new generation of avionics for multiple customers. Leading a team of engineers and scientists from three continents.

What has your doctoral studies given you for your current career?

In addition to extension of my technical knowledge, thanks to the Ph.D. study I gather also many interesting contacts and friends. Probably the most important aspect is the collegial contact with people from other universities and research centers. Thanks to that is possible to understand to diverse cultures and approaches.

Where have you been during your doctoral studies?

One term study at University of Glasgow (UK) plus multiple conferences.

What would you recommend to potential doctoral students?

I would recommend to select the topic for the Ph.D. study in tight cooperation with industry partners in order to make results quickly applicable and later on seamlessly transit from school to professional life.