Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Dept. of Measurement

Laboratory of Aircraft Instrumentation Systems

Jan Rohac, PhD.
Associate Professor

Address: CTU in Prague, Technicka 2, 166 27 Prague, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 2 24353963
Fax: +420 2 33339929

Main areas of interest:

Measurement Technology, Avionics, Inertial Navigation Systems, Sensors&Modeling, GNSS, Signal&Data Processing/Conditioning, Data Fusion, Kalman Filtering.

Professional activities:

  • Team leader of NavLIS group
  • Lecturer of courses under regulation JAR-66, module 5, 13, 15 (the courses are intended for airman-technicians) - recognized by CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY of the Czech Republic
  • Lecturer of courses specialized on aircraft avionics, sensors, signal processing, adaptive filtering, measurement technology
  • Deputy Head of the Czech Aeronautical Society
  • Representative of the Czech Technical University in Prague in PEGASUS Network,
  • Representative of the CTU in Airbus-PEGASUS internship program

The manager of several projects:

  • project of JPD3 program: CZ.04.3.07/ - Education Advancement of Airborne Information and Control Instrumentation (2006-2008)
  • RP2008: ╚lenstvÝ ╚VUT v Praze, FS, FEL a FD v PEGASUS Network (Czech)
  • RP2010: ╚lenstvÝ ╚VUT v Praze, FS, FEL a FD v PEGASUS Network (Czech)
  • RP2010: Podpora letectvÝ na ╚VUT v Praze (Czech)
  • internal CTU grant SGS10/288/OHK3/3T/13: Modular system for attitude and position estimation, (2010-2012)
  • internal CTU grant SGS13/144/OHK3/2T/13: Modern methods in development of inertial navigation systems, (2013-2014)
  • TA02011092 - Research and development of technologies for radiolocation mapping and navigation systems, the grant of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (2012-2014)
  • VG20122015076 - The survey points range-finding system utilization for perimeter security (screen), the grant of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic (2012-2015)

02/2014 Receiving an Assoc. Prof. degree
10/2005 Receiving a PhD. degree
03/2000 - 08/2004 PhD. study at the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU in Prague)
Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FEE), Dept. of Measurement
Branch: Measurement Techniques
Topic of the PhD. thesis: Precision increasing of the inertial navigation unit
02/2000 Receiving an Ing. (MSc) degree
09/1994 - 02/2000 Master studies at the Czech Technical University in Prague
Branch: Aeronautical information & control instrumentation
Topic of the thesis: A control unit of the engine F-124 start-up procedure

Experience record:
02/2014 - now Associate professor at the CTU in Prague, FEE, Dept. of Measurement
09/2004 - 01/2014 Assistant professor at the CTU in Prague, FEE, Dept. of Measurement
01/2010 - 08/2010 Development engineer at TL elektronic Inc.,
05/2004 - 08/2004 Technician at the CTU in Prague, FEE, Dept. of Measurement

Other experience record:
09/2001 - 04/2003 Research associate at the Shizuoka University, Research Institute of Electronics, Hamamatsu, Japan
Topic: Design of a tracking system using a high-speed image sensor in a non-destructive mode