Václav Kučera
Charles University Prague, Czech Republic


Curriculum vitae



Education, academic positions

2017 -  Associate Professor, Department of Numerical Mathematics, Charles University, Czech Republic.
2011 - 2017: Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Numerical Mathematics, Charles University, Czech Republic.
2015 - 2016: Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Brown University, Providence, USA.
2012 - 2015: Junior Researcher, University Center for Mathematical Modeling, Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.
2008 - 2010: Junior Researcher, Nečas Centre for Mathematical Modelling, Prague, Czech Republic.
2004 - 2007: Ph.D. study, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague.
1999 - 2004: Master's, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague.

Grants

  Principle investigator:

2017: Neuron Impuls, "Construction of multi-dimensional Mandelbrot and Julia sets", Neuron Fund for Support of Science.
2011 - 2013: P201/11/P414 "Reconstruction based higher order methods for the solution of compressible flows", Czech Science Foundation postdoctoral grant.

  Team member:

2017-2019: GA17-01747S, "Theory and numerical analysis of coupled problems in fluid dynamics", Czech Science Foundation.
2012-2017: UNCE 204014/304014/2012, "University Centre for Mathematical Modelling, Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics". Charles University.
2013-2016: GA13-00522S, "Qualitative analysis and numerical solution of flow problems", Czech Science Foundation.
2014-2016: GAUK 758214, "Numerical solution of fractional differential equations", Grant Agency of the Charles University.
2008-2012: GA201/08/0012, "Qualitative analysis and numerical solution of flow problems", Czech Science Foundation.
2006-2007: AST5-CT-2006-030719, "ADIGMA (A European project on the development of adaptive higher order variational methods for aerospace applications)", 6th European Framework Programme.
2005-2006: GAUK 6/2005/R, "Nonlinear models in continuum mechanics", Grant Agency of the Charles University.
2001-2003: UK 275/2001/B-MATH/MFF, "Computer simulation of three dimensional compressible flow using adaptive methods", Grant Agency of the Charles University.


Awards

2017 Neuron Impuls, Neuron Fund for Support of Science.
2015 Fulbright sholarship, J.W. Fulbright Commission, Czech Republic, 10 months at Brown University, USA.
2015 Cisco Outstanding Thesis Award, best master's thesis awarded to Zuzana Bílková "Segmentation of microscopic images using level set methods” supervised together with Jindřich Soukup.
2008 Babuška Prize, Czech Society for Mechanics.
2004 SVOČ, Czech-Slovak competition for undergraduate students, 2nd place for the master's thesis work ”Solution of compressible flows with low Mach numbers”.
2003 SVOČ, Czech-Slovak competition for undergraduate students, 1st place for the work ”Numerical solution of compressible three dimensional flow”, with coauthors M. Mádlík and J.Koutný.