doc. Ing. Pavel Pačes, Ph.D.

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Position: Docent
Room: T2:B3-359
E-mail: pacesp()fel.cvut.cz
Phone: (+420)-22435-2847
Fax: (+420)-233 339 929
Mail address: Technická 2, 166 27 Prague 6, Czech Republic

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  Curriculum Vitae

 

 

  Pavel Pačes (SSU profile, G+, Facebook, LinkedIN)

  Teacher/Assistant/Scientist

  Degree: Ing. (similar to MSc.) and Ph.D. and "doc".

  Personal email: paces dot pavel at gmail dot com

  H-Index according to Google Scholar = 6

  Number of patents = 2

 

  Visible projects - check:

 
  Education and Stays Abroad

 

July 12-20, 2011

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Beijing – China
International Graduate Summer School in Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Invited stay.

February 2005
February 2011

Czech Technical University in Prague, Praha 6 – Dejvice – Czech Republic
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Measurement.
Doctoral study programme: Air Traffic Control and Services, dissertation topic: Improvement of Flight Safety of Small Aircrafts by the Avionic System Support.
State Doctoral Examination – Summer 2007, passed with mark: “excellent”, finished Ph.D. in 2011.
2009 awarded by Honeywell by Honeywell Innovator Award

June 19th – October 8th, 2009 NASA Ames Research Center, Silicon Valley – USA
Space Studies Program - International Space University
Engineering classes, Business and Management department, Energy Needs Team. Followed by hands-on project: Development of a Small Satellite Test Bed.
March 10th – 14th, 2008 Cranfield University, Cranfield – UK
Summer School –Fundamentals of Aircraft Engine Control
Lecturers: Cranfield University Staff, Goodrich Corporation
June 18th – 22nd, 2007 CTU in Prague, Dept. of Control, Praha – Karlovo náměstí – Czech Republic
Summer School – Embedded RTLinux Intro 2007 (in English)
Lecturer: Prof. Nicholas McGuire, University of Lanzhou, maintainer of the RT Linux
06/26 – 07/07 2006 University of Sannio, Italy, Benevento – Italy
6th Summer School on “ADC & DAC Metrology”
Course code: 58916-IC-1-1-IT-ERASMUS-EUC-1
1999 – 2005 Czech Technical University in Prague, Praha 6 – Dejvice – Czech Republic
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Measurement
Degree: Master of Engineering (Czech abbreviation Ing.). Major field: Cybernetics and Measurements, Airborne Instrumentation, Diploma Thesis Award by the dean of FEE.
Diploma thesis topic: Engine Indications and Crew Alerting System for Ultra-Light Aircrafts.
1993 – 1998 Electro-technical training college, Praha 10 – Hostivař – Czech Republic
Vocational certificate, school-leaving certificate.
Certificates:
Directive PART21: In general, Certification and Airworthiness, European Air Law, Production in Civil Aviation under EASA.

 
  Work Experience

 

09/2008 – Present

Czech Technical University in Prague, Praha 6 – Dejvice – Czech Republic
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Measurement.
Technician/Teacher/Assistant (Airborne Instrumentation group)
.
November 2011 Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. Guildford – England
Short working experience – Sun sensor improvements.
2010 –
present
National Point of Contact, Czech Republic
Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the United Nations Programme
on Space Applications
06-09/2010 Honeywell International, Brno – Czech Republic
Honeywell Innovator Award, Short Internship, referee: Peter Gratz, PhD.
09/07 – 12/08 DevCom Ltd., Praha 3 – Žižkov – Czech Republic
Programmer/developer, C/C++ for Avionic Systems, Certification, half-time job.
11/07 – 04/08 LOM Praha, VTÚLaPVO, Praha 9 – Czech Republic
HW and SW development, Servomechanism for Mamok Manta project, part-time job.
05/07 – 08/07 MESIT Instruments LTD, Uherské Hradiště – Czech Republic
Consultant, case study/report: Engine Maintenance Module. Project CESAR.
02/2005 – 04/2007 DevCom LTD. Praha 3 – Žižkov – Czech Republic
Programmer/developer, C/C++ for Automotive, half-time job.
08/2006 – 01/2007 IST DEEC, Lab. Medidas Electricas, Lisboa – 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 course Sensors In Medicine, also participated on an exercise book for this course.

 
  Research Interests

 

  Avionic systems safety, certification
  Smart sensors, standards and redundancy
  Aerometrical measurement systems
  HMI, user interfaces

  Research Group: Airborne Control & Information Instruments, more information available here.
  Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, more information available here.

 
   Teaching Activities

 

X38PRS Board Information and Control Systems, more information available here.
I am lecturing and training students together with Assoc. prof. K. Draxler and external industrial lecturers.
X38PMI Individual project
I do mainly management, but I also guide my topics.
  • Laboratory exercises trainer in: Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation (X38EMx), Aircraft Information Instruments (X38PSL), Sensors and Transducers (X38SZP), Signal and Image Processing (X38SZ).
  • I lead individual (X38PMI) and team (X38PMT) projects, bachelor (X38BP) and diploma (X38DIP) thesis.

- Guided 18 students with their diploma works.
- 4 students awarded by the dean of the CTU in Prague for their diploma theses
- 1 student awarded by the “IT diploma work of the year 2010” first price supported by 100 000 Kč (≈5 000 USD) reward for student.

  • Lecturing in course Introduction into Operating Systems.
  • Leading 3x internal grant of CVUT, leading European Space Agency ESMO AIM project (electronics for a Moon probe), Technological Agency of the Czech Republic TA01030651 project, Ministry of Education development project F1a 922.

 
  Skills, Hobbies and Other Interests

 

Languages: Czech – Fluent, English – Intermediate, Spanish – Poor
Driving licence: A, B
Computer skills:
 - Microsoft Windows environment (excellent), Linux (good), MS Office (excellent), Open Office (good),
 - MS Visual C++ (excellent), Matlab and Simulink (good)
 - Computer graphics (good)
Electronic area skills:
 - OrCAD (excellent),
 - x51 family (excellent), Motorola HCS12 (very good), Motorola PowerPC (good), ARM (good).
Programming:
 - C/C++ (excellent), LabView (good).
Other: technology, sport, music, sci-fi literature.

 
  Publications

 

 

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Papers in WoS Journals
2012

Popelka, J. - Pačes, P.: Performance of Smart Sensors Standards for Aerospace Applications In: Przeglad Elektrotechniczny. 2012, vol. 88, no. 01a, p. 229-232. ISSN 0033-2097.

Šipoš, M. - Pačes, P. - Roháč, J. - Nováček, P.: Analyses of Triaxial Accelerometer Calibration Algorithms In: IEEE Sensors Journal. 2012, vol. 12, no. 5, p. 1157-1165. ISSN 1530-437X.

2010

Pačes, P. - Reinštein, M. - Draxler, K.: Fusion of Smart Sensor Standards and Sensors with Self-Validating Abilities In: Journal of Aircraft. 2010, vol. 47, no. 3, p. 1041-1046. ISSN 0021-8669.


Patents
2011

Pačes, P.: Systém pro korekci nepřesností systémů inerciální navigace Patent Úřad průmyslového vlastnictví, 302336. 2011-02-02.

Pačes, P.: Systém pro měření náklonů tělesa v atmosféře, zejména letadel Patent Úřad průmyslového vlastnictví, 302731. 2011-08-24.


Papers in Other and Online Journals
2015

Blasch, E. - Pačes, P. - Kostek, P. - Kramer, K.: Summary of Avionics Technologies In: IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine. 2015, vol. 30, no. 9, p. 6-11. ISSN 0885-8985.

2008

Pačes, P.: Signal Validation Techniques for Signals with Known Time Behaviour In: Acta Avionica. 2008, vol. X, no. 16, p. 114-119. ISSN 1335-9479.


Books, Book Chapter and Lecture Notes
2007

Bouřa, A. - Vítek, T. - Suchánek, P. - Teplý, T. - Pačes, P. - et al.: Senzory v lékařství. Návody k laboratorním cvičením 1. vyd. Praha: Česká technika - nakladatelství ČVUT, 2007. 163 s. ISBN 978-80-01-03611-2.


Papers in Conference Proceedings (last 5 years)
2015

Mazůrek, P. - Pačes, P. - Filla, J.: HIGH-FIDELITY TERRAIN LANDSCAPE EFIS VISUALIZATION IN COMPARATIVE NAVIGATION TO SOLVE DISORIENTATION In: DASC - 34th Digital Avionics Systems Conference "Impact of Global Mandates on Avionics Research and Development". Reston, VA: AIAA, 2015, vol. 1, art. no. 1, ISBN 978-1-4799-8939-3.

Pačes, P. - Jalovecky, R. - Blasch, E. - Staněk, J.: PILOT CONTROLLER DESIGN USING THE CTU FLIGHT SIMULATOR FOR SHARED SITUATION AWARENESS In: DASC - 34th Digital Avionics Systems Conference "Impact of Global Mandates on Avionics Research and Development". Reston, VA: AIAA, 2015, vol. 1, art. no. 1, ISBN 978-1-4799-8939-3.

2014

Blasch, E. - Pačes, P. - Leuchter, J.: PILOT TIMELINESS OF SAFETY DECISIONS USING INFORMATION SITUATION AWARENESS In: 33rd DASC - Digital Avionics Systems Conference. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4799-5002-7.

Busato, A. - Pačes, P. - Popelka, J.: Magnetometer Data Fusion Algorithms Performance in Indoor Navigation: Comparison, calibration and testing In: Metrology for Aerospace - 2014 IEEE International Workshop - Proceedings. Piscataway: IEEE, 2014, p. 388-393. ISBN 978-1-4799-2069-3.

Levora, T. - Bruna, O. - Pačes, P.: Path Planning for Ultralights under Emergency Conditions In: ICAS Proceedings. St. Petersburg: ICAS, 2014, ISBN 3-932182-80-4.

Levora, T. - Bruna, O. - Pačes, P.: Emergency Landing Site Location Using Aerial Image Segmentation In: ICAS Proceedings. St. Petersburg: ICAS, 2014, ISBN 3-932182-80-4.

Pačes, P. - Kopenec, J. - Popelka, J.: MAGNETOMETER WITH AN AUTOMATIC DISTORTION COMPENSATION AND ITS USAGE FOR INS AIDING In: 33rd DASC - Digital Avionics Systems Conference. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4799-5002-7.

Pačes, P. - Suchý, J.: STATISTICAL EVALUATION OF MULTIPLE LOW-COST MEMS SENSORS FOR ALTITUDE MEASUREMENT In: 33rd DASC - Digital Avionics Systems Conference. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4799-5002-7.

Suchý, J. - Pačes, P.: BMW IDRIVE AUTOMOTIVE HID DEVICE IN EFIS CONTROL In: 33rd DASC - Digital Avionics Systems Conference. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4799-5002-7.

2013

Bruna, O. - Holub, J. - Pačes, P.: Experimental Stress Assessment in Biomedical Measurement Class In: IDAACS 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 7th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems. Berlin: IEEE, 2013, p. 99-102. ISBN 978-1-4799-1426-5.

Bruna, O. - Levora, T. - Pačes, P.: Subjective stress rating in use of efis systems on board of ultra light aircraft In: ICMT'13 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Military Technologies. Brno: Univerzita obrany, 2013, p. 979-984. ISBN 978-80-7231-917-6.

Pačes, P. - Bruna, O.: Methods to measure pilot's ability to determine dangerous situations In: ICMT'13 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Military Technologies. Brno: Univerzita obrany, 2013, p. 993-1000. ISBN 978-80-7231-917-6.

Pačes, P. - Cabrera, J. - Fellowes, S.: A Complete Performance Tests of an Analogue Sun Sensor with Improved Linearity, Variable Slit and Shutter Distance In: 64th International Astronautical Congress - IAC2013. Graz: International Astronautical Federation, 2013, art. no. 13.D1.6.5., p. 1-17. ISSN 1995-6258.

Pačes, P. - Hruška, M. - Bruna, O.: A Tool for Objective Evaluation of Pilots’s Ability to Determine Dangerous Flight Situations In: DASC 2013 - 32nd Digital Avionics Systems Conference 2013. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2013, vol. 32, art. no. 1, p. 1-11. ISBN 978-1-4799-1536-1.

Pačes, P. - Levora, T. - Bruna, O.: Tunnel in the Sky with Audio Commands Extension In: ICMT'13 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Military Technologies. Brno: Univerzita obrany, 2013, ISBN 978-80-7231-917-6.

Pačes, P. - Popelka, J.: Performance Evaluation Of Two Altimeters Intended For Euler Angles Measurement In: DASC 2013 - 32nd Digital Avionics Systems Conference 2013. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2013, art. no. 8C5, p. 8C5-1-8C5-11. ISBN 978-1-4799-1536-1.

Popelka, J. - Pačes, P.: Pressure Based Reference System For Aircraft Attitude Measurement In: DASC 2013 - 32nd Digital Avionics Systems Conference 2013. Reston, VA: AIAA, 2013, art. no. 4C5, p. 4C5-1-4C5-12. ISBN 978-1-4799-1536-1.

Popelka, J. - Pačes, P.: Data Fusion of Inertial Measurement Unit and New Positional Angles Measurement System In: ICMT'13 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Military Technologies. Brno: Univerzita obrany, 2013, p. 893-900. ISBN 978-80-7231-917-6.

2012

Bruna, O. - Holub, J. - Pačes, P. - Levora, T.: Small Aircraft Emergency Landing Decision Support System - Pilots' Performance Assessment In: XX IMEKO World Congress 2012 - Proceedings. Busan: IMEKO, 2012, art. no. TC18-O-1, p. 1-6. ISBN 978-89-950000-5-2.

Laifr, J. - Papaj, J. - Houštecký, L. - Pačes, P. - Plaček, V.: The CzechTechSat Project - Experimental University 2U-Format Picosatellite In: THE 2012 4S SYMPOSIUM - Small Satellite Systems and Services. Noordwijk: ESA Publications Division, 2012, p. C17-1-C17-11.

Levora, T. - Bruna, O. - Pačes, P.: Small Aircraft Flight Safety Increasing Using Integrated Modular Avionics In: DASC 2012 - 31th Digital Avionics System Conference - Proceedings. Piscataway: IEEE Operations Center, 2012, p. 1-9. ISSN 2155-7195. ISBN 978-1-4673-1698-9.

Levora, T. - Bruna, O. - Pačes, P.: Surface Recognition for Emergency Landing Purposes In: 63rd International Astronautical Congress - IAC2012. Naples: International Astronautical Federation (IAF), 2012, art. no. B1.4.12, ISSN 1995-6258.

Pačes, P. - Popelka, J.: IMU Aiding Using Two AHRS Units In: DASC 2012 - 31th Digital Avionics System Conference - Proceedings. Piscataway: IEEE Operations Center, 2012, vol. 1, art. no. 1, p. 1-12. ISSN 2155-7195. ISBN 978-1-4673-1698-9.

Pačes, P. - Popelka, J. - Levora, T.: Advanced Display and Position Angles Measurement Systems In: ICAS 2012 - 28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences - Proceedings. Brisbane: ICAS - the International Council of the Aeronautical Science, 2012, art. no. 1, p. P6.3.1-P6.3.14. ISBN 978-0-9565333-1-9.

Pačes, P. - Popelka, J. - Marchitto, Emidio - Levora, T.: Smart Sensor Data Processing for Aerospace Applications in Education Illustrated by a Small Satellite Platform Demonstrator In: DASC 2012 - 31th Digital Avionics System Conference - Proceedings. Piscataway: IEEE Operations Center, 2012, art. no. 1, p. 1-8. ISSN 2155-7195. ISBN 978-1-4673-1698-9.

Popelka, J. - Pačes, P.: Miniaturization and Sensor Fusion of a Measurement Unit for a Trailing Bomb In: DASC 2012 - 31th Digital Avionics System Conference - Proceedings. Piscataway: IEEE Operations Center, 2012, art. no. 193, p. 1-9. ISSN 2155-7195. ISBN 978-1-4673-1698-9.