Assoc.Prof(Czech Tech.Univ.Prague 2003),PhD (CTU Prague 1983), Dipl.Ing.(CTU Prague 1966).
Specialized in research of properties and structure of non-ferrous metals and alloys. Autor or co autor of 101 research reports, 128 experts reports, 10monograph, 105 papers in journals and proceedings, 5 patents.
1990-96 general direktor of the research institut of nonferrous metals, president AIP ČR-association for innovative entrepreneurschip of the czech republic (1996-), vicepresident of the confederation of industry and transport )1994-2010),member of the research and development council of the government )1992-2008), high level representative in EUREKA, member of the program commitee NANOMATPRO -7FP., president of the confederation of nonferrous industy, president of the czech soc. for. new materiále and technologies, TMS,SAMPE-member.ASM-member,