Education

2007Ph.D. under joint supervision in computer science at Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France and at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen (UWB), Czech Republic
2003MSc. (Ing.) in computer science at UWB

Professional Experience

2014 - presentassociate professor at UWB
2009 - 2014assistant professor at UWB
2007 - 2009software engineer at Gefasoft AG in Munich, Germany
2006 - 2007assistant professor at Marc Bloch University, Strasbourg, France

Research Grants

2014 - 2015"MODINFORM - Modern Informetric Methods for the Evaluation of Scientific Research", MŠMT MOBILITY 7AMB14SK090 (principal investigator), funded by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic
2011 - 2014"NTIS - New Technologies for Information Society", European Centre of Excellence, CZ.1.05/1.1.00/02.0090 (junior researcher), funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
2006, 2009 - 20102C06009 COT-SEWing (project participant), on the semantic Web and natural language processing methods, funded by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic
2005FRVŠ 1347/2005/G1 (principal investigator), on knowledge extraction from the Web content and topology, funded by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic
2004 - 2005RNTL Paploo (project participant), on electronic re-edition, funded by the French Ministry of Education

Research and Teaching Experience

Publications37 publications in total on data mining, Web mining, information retrieval, information science, and informetrics from which there are 20 journal articles, 12 conference proceedings papers, 3 theses, 1 monograph, and 1 technical report; 18 of the publications are in the Web of Science database
Research interestsdata mining, information retrieval, information science, informetrics, and scientometrics
Courses taughtWeb applications, database models and methods, programming structures, user interfaces

Invited Talks

2017Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto, Novo mesto, Slovenia.
Modern Informetric Methods for the Evaluation of Scientific Research. July 7, 2017.
2016Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Moderne informetrische Methoden zur Bewertung der Wissenschaftler. August 3, 2016.
 University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
New Informetric Methods for the Evaluation of Scientific Research. July 26, 2016.
2015Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nűrnberg, Erlangen, Germany.
Neue informetrische Methoden zur Bewertung der Wissenschaftler. December 21, 2015.
 Technická univerzita v Košiciach, Košice, Slovakia.
Bibliografické databáze a jejich praktické použití. July 7, 2015.
2014University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Google's PageRank as a Tool for Bibliometric Measurements. August 1, 2014.
 Technická univerzita v Košiciach, Košice, Slovakia.
Moderní informetrické metody hodnocení vědeckého výzkumu. July 2, 2014.
2013Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany.
Neue informetrische Methoden zur Bewertung der Wissenschaftler. December 16, 2013.
 Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.
Webtechnologien und Webdienste. December 5, 2013.
 Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
PageRank: from Google to citation analysis. July 10, 2013.
 Technická univerzita v Košiciach, Košice, Slovakia.
PageRank: od Googlu k citační analýze. April 9, 2013.
2012Royal Holloway, University of London, London, United Kingdom.
Web technologies and services. November 22, 2012.
 Hochschule Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.
PageRank: von Google zur Zitationsanalyse. July 4, 2012.

Reviewing Activities

Journal article reviewsComputers and Electrical Engineering (ISSN: 0045-7906)
 Information Development (ISSN: 1741-6469)
 International Journal of Information System Modeling and Design (ISSN: 1947-8186)
 Journal of Informetrics (ISSN: 1751-1577)
 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ISSN: 2330-1635)
 Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (ISSN: 2320-0227)
 Kuwait Journal of Science (ISSN: 2307-4108)
 Physica A (ISSN: 0378-4371)
 Publications (ISSN: 2304-6775)
 Science Innovation (ISSN: 2328-7861)
 Scientometrics (ISSN: 0138-9130)
 Webology (ISSN: 1735-188X)
Conference programme committeesIEEE Eighth International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science, May 28 - 30, 2014, Marrakesh, Morocco.
 Znalosti 2014, September 26 - 28, 2014, Jasná pod Chopkom, Slovakia.
 Data a znalosti 2015, October 1 - 2, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
 Data a znalosti 2016, November 3 - 4, 2016, Smolenice, Slovakia.
Research grant evaluationReviewer of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports of the Czech Republic in the programme VES15 COST CZ (The European Cooperation in Science and Technology)
 External referee of the Romanian National Research Council in the programmes Exploratory Research Projects (PCE2012), Postdoctoral Research Projects (PD2012), and Young Research Teams (RUTE2014)