About Me ...
Assoc. prof. Pavel Paces, Ph.D. (1978, male)
lives and works in Prague, the Czech Republic, Europe. He is the head
of Center for Advanced Simulation and Technologies associated to Department
of Measurement, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University
in Prague. He received his MSc. (2005) and Ph.D. (2010) degree in Aerospace
Engineering from Czech Technical University in Prague. In 2014 he defended
habilitation thesis and become associate professor. During his career,
he earned Honeywell Innovator award and owns two national patents related
to new system for airplanes position angles measurement.
Pavel was a National Point of Contact for Space
Generation Advisory Council in support of United Nation Programme on
Space Applications and he gained international experience by multiple
internships around the world including NASA Ames Research Center, USA,
California. He led multiple projects including a project developing
sensor system for spacecraft stabilization with ESA, improving characteristics
of sensor calibration test bench for Continental, developing a simulation
platform for human machine interface testing with AFRL, etc.
Dr. Paces is active member of AIAA Digital Avionics
Technical Committee (DATC) and regularly organizes the Digital Avionic
Systems Conference (in 2015 it was in Prague - the first time the conference
was held outside of USA).
- doc. (habilitaion 2014 = associate professor)
- Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy 2011 - with Preciosa scholarship
and Honeywell Innovators award)
- Ing. (engineer 2005 ~ MSc - with deans award fot exceptional
My students. - bachelor and diploma works, summer and winter projects, czech and foreign students.
- My projects - the topics for which I was lucky to find funding (and some are just done for free).
- My projects for students - the topics where I am looking for student participation.
My publications - articles which are includend in Google scholar.
- My interests - what I do for relaxation.
2016: British Interplanetary Society Award for Best Technical Paper. International Astronautical Congress, Mexico.
For my students: Jan Lukacevic, Pavel Paces, Zuzana Tumova, Ondrej Trojan, Michal Gabriele, Milos Hampl.
2012: Best of Session at DASC conference presented to Jan Popelka, Jan Auersval and Pavel Paces.
2011: Honeywell Innovator award presented to Pavel Paces (with 6000 USD scholarship)
2009: Mr. Jiri Mlejnek, Pavel Paces's student, got " IT diploma work of the year 2009" award which was connected with 5000 USD cash for the student and 1000 USD for the mentor.
Awards of my students - see the sheet "Awards".
Working experience and stays abroad:
- Safe and Safety Elements in Aerospace and Space Technology II,
Internal grant, 2015-2017, 161 - 1611555C000, (leader).
- Inovace předmětu A3M38PRS Palubní informační a řídicí systémy
(Kybernetika a robotika) a podpora studentského projektu v programu
BEXUS Evropské Kosmické Agentury, Internal grant, 2016, 13138/105/1051603C014/1NP,
- Safe and Safety Elements in Aerospace and Space Technology,
Internal grant, 2012-2014, 161 - 1611293C000, (leader).
- European Student Moon Orbiter - Attitude Integration Module,
European Space Agency (ESA) and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
(SSTL), 2011-2014,TA 86 110701-ZPX, (leader).
- Inovace laboratorní výuky - letecký simulátor jako prvek kolaborativního
prostredí, projekt FRVŠ, A a, 2012, 1741/2012, (author of the proposal,
- Inovace predmetu Palubní informacní a rídicí systémy, FRVŠ,
2011, F1 a, 922/2011, 33/110047/13138, (leader).
- Inovace vybavení laboratorí leteckých systému, projekt FRVŠ,
A a, 2011, 1050/2011, (author of the proposal, sub-leader).
- Safety Improvement of Flight, Crew and Other Participants of
Flight Transport in Normal and Emergency Situations by Assistive
Technologies, Technological Agency of the CR, 2010-2013, TA01030651,
July 12 – 20, 2011: Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics: China: International Graduate Summer School in Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Nov. 2011: Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.: Guildford – England: Short internship – Sun sensor improvements
2010 – 2015: Space Generation Advisory Council: Czech Republic (Austria): National Point of Contact of Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications
02/2005 – 03/2011: Czech Technical University in Prague: Czech Republic: Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Measurement. Degree: Ph.D, program: Air Traffic Control and Services, topic: Improvement of Flight Safety of Small Aircrafts by the Avionic System Support. Finished with 2 patents and H-Index 3 (Google Scholar).State Doctoral Examination – summer 2007, passed with mark: “excellent”.
06/19 – 10/08/2009: Space Studies Program, International Space University: Silicon Valley – USA: NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California, Followed by hands-on project: Development of a Small Satellite Test Bed.
06-09/2010: Honeywell International: Brno – Czech Republic: Inertial Navigation System integration, Honeywell Innovator Award, short Internship.
02/2005 – 2016: Czech Technical University in Prague: Czech Republic: Habilitation (2011) - Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Measurement. Teacher/Assistant (Airborne Instrumentation group).
02/2005 – 12/2008: DevCom Ltd.: Czech Republic: Programmer/developer, C/C++ for Avionic Systems, Certification, half-time job.
06/23-07/04 2008: University of Gävle Gävle – Sweden: Summer School 2008 on “Distributed Measurement Systems”
11/2007 – 04/2008: LOM Praha, VTÚLaPVO: Czech Republic: HW and SW development, Servo for Mamok Manta project, part-time job.
10/03 – 15/03/ 2008: Cranfield University: Cranfield – UK: Summer School –Fundamentals of Aircraft Engine Control: Lecturers: Cranfield University Staff, Goodrich Corporation
05/2007 – 08/2007: MESIT Instruments Ltd.: Czech Republic: Consultant, case study/report: Engine Maintenance Module. Project CESAR.
08/2006 – 01/2007: IST DEEC, Lab. Medidas Electricas: Portugal: Developer working on the project: Development of an IEEE 1451 Standard Compliant Smart Transducer Network with Time Synchronization Protocol.
03/2005 – 06/2005: CTU, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering: Kladno – Czech Republic: Teacher in Sensors In Medicine, also participating on an exercise book for this course.
1999 – 2005: Czech Technical University in Prague: Czech Republic: Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Measurement. Degree: Ing. (MSc), program: Cybernetics and Measurements, Airborne Instrumentation. Diploma thesis topic: Engine Indications and Crew Alerting System for Ultra-Light Aircrafts.
1993 – 1998: Electro-technical training college: Czech Republic: Vocational certificate, school-leaving certificate.
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