NETME Centre

New Technologies for Mechanical Engineering

Departments at Division of Advanced Metallic Materials (AMM) and services offer


Department of Advanced Metallic Materials

Head of Department: Ivo Dlouhy, Professor, e-mail: dlouhy@fme.vutbr.cz, tel.: +420 541 143 171


Section of Advanced Material Technologies

The section´s activities are focused on electron beam technology, heat treatment, coatings and other related technologies:

Head of Section: Jan Cizek, Assistant Professor, e-mail: cizek@fme.vutbr.cz, tel.: +420 541 143 166

Structure of Phases Section

The section is focused on topics in structure and phase analysis and use of modern approaches and experimental methods. The topics include but are not limited to:

Head of Section: Vit Jan, Associate Professor, e-mail: jan@fme.vutbr.cz, tel.: +420 541 143 187

Design and Mechanics of Materials Section

The section works on mechanical properties of materials with specific focus on static loading, low and high cycle fatigue and brittle fracture at room and elevated temperatures and further on non-destructive loading:

Head of Section: Libor Pantelejev, Associate Professor, e-mail: e-mail: pantelejev@fme.vutbr.cz, tel.: +420 541 143 188

Section of Micromechanics and Materials Modelling

Interdisciplinary oriented section that works primarily on theoretical topics and computational support of design and micromechanics of materials. The activities are on the frontiers of Department of Advanced Metallic Materials, Department of Solid Mechanics and Department of Mathematics.

Head of Section: Ivo Dlouhy, Professor, e-mail: dlouhy@fme.vutbr.cz, tel.: +420 541 143 171


Department of Solid Mechanics

The activity of the department is oriented on the theoretical and computational support of the material design, micromechanics of materials and an interpretation of the material response to the mechanical loading. The following topics are primarily in focus:

Head of Department: Michal Kotoul, Professor, e-mail: kotoul@fme.vutbr.cz, tel.: +420 541 142 889


Department of Mathematics

The scientific research is focused on chosen branches of mathematics with respect to material science, microstructure modelling and study of material properties including their behaviour in the process of deformation. The main interests are focused on:

Head of Department: Josef Slapal, Professor, e-mail: slapal@fme.vutbr.cz, tel.: +420 541 142 729

NETME Centre was built with the financial support from the Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovations within the project NETME Centre
(New Technologies for Mechanical Engineering), Reg. No. CZ.1.05/2.1.00/01.0002 and, in the follow-up sustainability stage, supported through NETME Centre PLUS (LO1202)
by financial means from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports under the „National Sustainability Programme I

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