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Ing. Michal Švantner, Ph.D.

Expert - Thermographic testing

 msvantne@ntc.zcu.cz +420 377 634 721 +420 737 914 978

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  • Active thermography and infrared non-destructive testing
  • Contact and non-contact temperature measurement
  • Projects leading, data evaluation and publication of results
  • Ph.D. (2005)
    University of West Bohemia, Department of Physics, Plasma physics and physics of thin films (Residual stress determination in multi-layer structures)
  • Ing. (2000)
    University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Physics of technological processes and physical technology (Plasma physics and its applications, Physics and engineering of solid materials, Physical technologies of thin surface films deposition)
  • 2001 → present
    New Technologies Research Centre, University of West Bohemia,
    senior researcher – team leader
  • 2001 → 2012
    New Technologies Research Centre, University of West Bohemia,
    researcher
  • 2005
    Departement of Physics, University of West Bohemia,
    researcher
  • 2000
    ŠKODA VÝZKUM s.r.o., Plzeň
    researcher
  • 1999
    Technische Universität Chemnitz, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Germany (2 months)
  • Publications
    WOS H-index – 8, times cited – 190, journal articles – 34, proceedings papers – 80
  • Applied Research
    patents and utility models – 7, applied research results (function sample, protype, software) – 39, research reports and local proceedings – 150

 

  • R&D projects 
    • 2021→ present
      Project BETERKA: Security research for efficient use of thermal cameras in case of epidemic threats and crises, Funding provider Ministry of the Interior, Czech Republic (team member)
    • 2018 → present
      Project LABIR-PAV: Pre-application research of infrared technologies, Funding provider: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (team member)
    • 2020 → 2021
      Non-Contact NDI for Polymer Composite Structures, AO/1-9843/19/NL/GLC, Funding provider: ESA/ESAC – European Space Agency (Project solver)
    • 2016 → 2017
      INTERREG, TheCoS – “Thermoplastic composite structures”, CZ-Bayer, Process Chain for Manufacturing Composite Structures with Thermoplastic Matrix, Consisting of Composite Material Manufacturing Process and Laser Welding as a Joining Technology (team member)
    • 2015 → 2019
      Project of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Czech Republic “CENTEM+” no. LO1402 (team member)
    • 2015
      Pre-seed, internal project of the UWB, obtained a subsidy for the patent application HEWP (High-emissive washable paint for thermographic applications)
    • 2012 → 2019
      Centre of research and experimental development of reliable energy production, TE01020068, Funding provider: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) (team member)
    • 2011 → 2014
      Project of structural funds of the Operating program Research and Development for Innovation: Centre of New Materials and Technologies CENTEM no. CZ. 1.05/2.1.00/030088 (team member) 1.05/2.1.00/030088
    • 2009 → 2013
      Project leader – project MPO FR-TI1/421 (the program MPO VaV 2009 – TIP) “Integrated system for optimalization control of consumption and quality of production process of energetic demanding thermic equipment sets with application of artificial inteligence”
    • 2009 → 2013
      Project leader – project MPO FR-TI1/514 (the program MPO VaV 2009 – TIP) “Design optimizing of middle and high capacity industrial furnaces”
    • 2009 → 2013
      Project MPO FR-TI1/255 (the program MPO VaV 2009 – TIP) “Research and development for system of solar panels production quality control” (team member)
    • 2007 → 2012
      Project MPO 2A-1TP1/080 “Trvalá prosperita” New experimental systems for research thermomechanical instabilities of tribological processes in machines (team member)
    • 2001 → 2004
      Development project No. LN00B084 supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic
    • 2000
      applied research on industrial thermomechanics for ŠKODA Výzkum s.r.o., Plzeň
    • 2000
      Grant project MPO č. FA-EV 014/98, Optimal heating control system for continuous furnaces (cooperation)
  • 2005 → present 
    University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences,

    • Supervisor, opponent and consultant of Diploma Thesis
  • 2001 → 2012
    University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences,
    Selected seminars on:

    • Measurement in physical technologies
    • Modelling of thermal processes in physical technologies