Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský, Dr.Sc.

Contact:

Email: miroslav.hrabovsky@upol.cz 
Address: 17.listopadu 50a, 772 07 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Phone: (+420) 585 631 501
Fax: (+420) 631 531




Education:

  • 1965-1970 Palacky University, Faculty of Science, physics – optics and mechanics
  • 1971-1972 Institute of Education SIGMA and Technical University Brno, water machines
  • 1972 RNDr., Palacky University, Faculty of Science, physics
  • 1876-1979 CSc., Palacky University, Faculty of Science, applied physics
  • 1981-1982 Technical University Brno, economics and management
  • 1984 IIa. Scientific classification, Czechoslovak Academy of Science, Praha
  • 1988 I. Scientific classification, Czechoslovak Academy of Science, Praha
  • 1993 DrSc., Czech Technical University, Praha, energy machines
  • 1993 habilitation (doc.), Palacky University, Faculty of Science, applied physics
  • 2003 professor, Technical University Ostrava, power machinery and equipment.

Employment:

  • 1970-1990 research worker, scientific worker, Sigma Research Institute, Olomouc, Czech Republic

  • From 1990 scientific worker, prof., Joint Laboratory of Optics of Palacky University and Institute of Physics of Academy of Science of the Czech Republic.

Scientific activities:

Physics – optical measurement methods in optics and in mechanics; statistical and wave optics, holography, optical interferometry, laser technology, non-standard optical equipment for science and engineering.

Pedagogical activities:

  • From 1986, regularly from 1990; Experimental methods, Photonics, Laser anemometry, Wave optics.
  • More then 15 Ph.D. students.

Publication activities:

  • Author or co-author more then 130 scientific publications in journals.
  • Author or co-author more then 230 scientific publications in proceedings from conf.
  • 1 monograph.
  • Editor or co-editor of proceedings from scientific conf.
  • Author or co-author more then 50 researches report.
  • 15 patent applications, or granted patents and industrial designs.

Major projects for the last three years

  • MŠMT ČR 1M06002 – Optical Structures, Detection Systems, and Relevant Technologies for Low Photon Number Applications, 2006-2011.
  • MŠMT ČR LA08032 – International Experiment ATLAS-CERN, 2008-2012.
  • EU – CLET, No. 222279 – Closed Loop Control of the Laser Welding Process through the Measurement of Plasma, 2008-2010.
  • MŠMT ČR–INGO LA08016 – The Pierre Auger Observatory, 2008-2012, from 2001.
  • MŠMT ČR – COST č. OC168 – Biotribology: Evaluation of Prosthetic Wear Using the Optical 3D Methods, 2007-2009.

Significant results for the last three years

1. Optical parts of fluorescence detectors of int. observatory „The Pierre Auger Observatory“, Argentina, 15 optical telescopes 3,6 x 3,6 m, 2002-2009.

2. Non-standards optical telescope for lidar technique, 2007-8 (industrial design No. 17255, 2006).

3. Optical parts for visualization sensors AMST of flame, 2007-12 .

4. Diagnostic sensors for control color marking car wound springs in real time, 2008-12.

5. Publications (15 selected publications):

  1. THE PIERRE AUGER COLLABORATION. The lateral trigger probability function for the ultra-high energy cosmic ray showers detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory. Astroparticle Physics, 2011, vol. 35, pp. 266-276. ISSN 0927-6505. IF 4.136.
  2. THE PIERRE AUGER COLLABORATION. The exposure of the hybrid detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory. Astroparticle Physics, 2011, vol. 34, pp. 368-381. ISSN 0927-6505. IF 4.136.
  3. LAPŠANSKÁ, H.; CHMELÍČKOVÁ, H.; HRABOVSKÝ, M. Effect of beam energy on weld geometric characteristics in Nd:YAG laser overlapping spot welding of thin AISI 304 stainless steel sheets. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 2010, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 1108-1115, ISSN 1073-5615, IF 0.932.
  4. THE PIERRE AUGER COLLABORATION. Upper limit on the diffuse flux of ultrahigh energy tau neutrino from the Pierre Auger Observatory. Physical Review Letters, 2008, vol. 100, pp. 211101(1) – 211101(7). ISSN 0031-9007. IF 6.944.
  5. THE PIERRE AUGER COLLABORATION. Correlation of the highest-energy cosmic rays with the positions of nearby active galactic nuclei. Astroparticle Physic, 2008, vol. 29, pp. 188-204, ISSN 0927-6505. IF 3.483.
  6. AIRFLY COLLABORATION. Spectrally resolved pressure dependence measurements of air fluorescence emission with AIRFLY. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 2008, 597, pp. 41-45. ISSN 0168-9002. IF 1.114.
  7. AVE, M.; BOHAČOVÁ, M.; DOUBRAVA, M.; HRABOVSKÝ, M.; NOŽKA, L.; PALATKA, M.; ŘÍDKÝ, J.; SCHOVÁNEK, P.; VACEK, P.; at all. Measurement of the pressure dependence of air fluorescence emission induced by electrons. Astroparticle Physics, 2007, vol. 28, p. 41-57, IF 3.865.
  8. THE PIERRE AUGER COLLABORATION. Correlation of the highest-energy cosmic rays with nearby Extragalactic objects. Science, 2007, vol. 318, no. 5852, pp. 938-943, IF 30.028.
  9. DE DONATO, C; PROUZA, M.; SANCHEZ, F.; SANTANDER, N.; CAMIN, D.; GARCIA, B.; GRASSI, V.; GRYGAR, J.; HRABOVSKY, M.; RIDKY, J.; SCHOVÁNEK , P. and TRAVNICEK, P. for the Pierre Auger Collaboration. Using stars to determine the absolute pointing of the fluorescence detector telescopes of the Pierre Auger Observatory, Astroparticle Physics, 2007, vol. 28, 216, IF 3.865.
  10. RIDKY, J. et al. for the Pierre Auger Collaboration. The surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory, Proc. Cosmic Ray Int. Sem., CRIS 2006: Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays: Status and Perspectives, May 29-June 2, 2006, Catania, Italy, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.), 2007, 165, 45-49.
  11. JELÍNEK M., PROUZA M., KUBÁNEK P., HUDEC R., NEKOLA M., ŘÍDKÝ J., GRYGAR J., BOHÁČOVÁ M., CASTRO-TIRADO A. J., GOROSABEL J., HRABOVSKÝ M., MANDÁT D., NOSEK D., NOŽKA L., PALATKA M., PANDEY S. B., PECH M., SCHOVÁNEK P., ŠMÍDA R., TRÁVNÍČEK, de UGARE POSTIGO A., VÍTEK S.: The bright optical flash from GRB 060117*. Astronomy & Astrophysics manuscript No. AA-2006-5092-5, ISSN 0004-6361, IF 4.223.
  12. ŠMÍD P., HORVÁTH P., HRABOVSKÝ M.: Speckle correlation method used to detect an object’s surface slope. Applied Optics Vol. 45, No. 27 (2006) pp. 6932-6939, ISSN 0003-6935, IF 1.637.
  13. BADALYAN A. G., TREPAKOV V. A., AZZONI C. B., GALINETTO P., MOZZATI M. C., JASTRABÍK L., ROSA J., HRABOVSKÝ M. Thermal treatment and light illumination effects in EPR spectra of KTaO3:Cu. Ferroelectrics 320 (2005) 79-82, ISSN 0015-0193, IF 0.517.
  14. ŠMÍD P., HORVÁTH P., HRABOVSKÝ, M. Způsob detekce pohybu pole koherenční zrnitosti a zařízení k provádění tohoto způsobu. Patent č. 302803 ze dne 6. 10. 2011.
  15. HORVÁTH, P.; HRABOVSKÝ, M.; ŠMÍD, P. Zařízení pro bezkontaktní snímání a kvantitativní vyhodnocování pohybu lidského oka či obecných fyzických objektů. Patent č. 302107 ze dne 10. 9. 2010.

Awards

K. Spala´s Medal (Czech Tech. Univ.), Medal of Tech. Univ. of Brno, Komensky´s Medal (Czech Ministry of Education), Palacky Univ. Medal – 1988, 2007.

International societies

The International Society for Optical Engineering, USA, president (from 2002) of SPIE/CS – Czech & Slovak Chapter, from 2008 Optical Society – Czech & Slovak;

ICO – ČKO Int. Soc. for Optics – Czech Soc. for Optics (secretary from 1997).