Ing.Tomáš Peňáz, Ph.D.


tomas.penaz@vsb.cz

(+420) 597 325 458

office J351

Institute of geoinformatics
VŠB – TU Ostrava
17. listopadu 15
Ostrava – Poruba
70800

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Education

  • Ph.D. – Geoinformatics, cartography and remote sensing – Masaryk University (Brno)
  • Ing. – Mining engineering – VSB – Technical University of Ostrava

Research Topics

  • geographical information systems (especially methods of data processing and modelling)
  • spatial data visualization and processing
  • remote sensing and remotely sensed data processing
  • geoinformation support for geology application
  • accessibility of public transport

Professional Experience Record

  • Since 2002: VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Institute of Geoinformatics, assistant professor
  • 1998 – 2002: VSB- Technical University of Ostrava, assistant professor
  • 1993 – 1997: City Authority of Ostrava, GIS programmer
  • 1991 – 1992: INORGA Ekograph, Ltd., programmer
  • 1990 – 1991: INORGA, Institute for automation in industry, researcher
  • 1986  –  1989: Rudne doly Pribram, technologist

Professional Stays

  • 4/2014 two weeks at University of Iceland, Reykjavík and National Land Survey of Iceland, Akranes Iceland
  • 5/2012 two weeks at The International Center for Land Policy Studies and Training (ICLPST), Taoyuan City, Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • 6/1999 one week EU Joint Research Centre, Yspra, Italy

Research and Educational Projects

  • Participation in contract research for PKU “A Study of Lake Most” (2017-2018)
  • Participation in contract research for Kamen Zbraslav, Inc. “Causes of landslide on the southeast slope of Kubacka hill analysis, Litomerice county” (2016-2017).
  • The coordinator of the project “Electronic Atlas of the Czech Republic Fire Protection” for General Directorate of FRS CR (since 2005).
  • Participation project “Implementation of tools for spatial analysis of labour market in labour office activities” for Ministry of Social Affairs (since 2001).
  • Czech Grant Agency [205/09/1159] “Intelligent system for thematic maps interactive design support” (2009-2011), principal coinvestigater.
  • Participation in the Czech Grant Agency research project [105/09/1631] “Methodological innovations of geofactor analysis of engineering geological conditions in the Ostrava-Karvina district” (2009-2011).
  • Participation in the Czech Grant Agency research project [205/07/1313] “Analysis of new possibilities of evaluation of engineering geological conditions using geographic information systems” (2007-2009).
  • Participation in Czech Grant Agency research project [402/02/0855] “Labour market modelling using geoinformation technologies” (2002-2004).
  • Participation in Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic research project [SE/640/1/01] “Initiation of natural ecosystems of the undermined landscape for the process of restoring the Karvina territory.”(2001-2003).
  • Contract research for KOEXPRO, Inc. “Application of MGIT Tools in the use of technical means and technologies for the protection of the territory from floods” (2002), principal investigator
  • Participation in Czech Grant Agency research project 402/99/0022 “Spatial Analysis of Unemployment” (1999-2000).
  • Participation in Ostrava City Authority and State Land Office project “Implementation of Estimated Pedologic-ecological Unit in Real Estate Cadastre” (1996-1997).
  • Participation in Ostrava City Authority project “Digitizing of Ostrava city land use plan” (1994-1995).
  • Contract research for Nova hut, Inc. “Database construction element database implementation for computer aided design – 2nd phase” INORGA, Institute for automation in industry (1991), principal investigater.
  • Contract research for Nova hut, Inc. “Database construction element database implementation for computer aided design – 1st phase” INORGA, Institute for automation in industry (1990-1991), principal investigater.