Tomas Bata University in Zlín

Departmental R&D Activities

The Department of Process Control

Research Areas

The main Research and Development fields of the Department are:

  • Modelling, Identification and Simulation of Technological Processes
  • Adaptive Control of Single- and Multi-variable Control Systems, and Self-tuning Controllers
  • Non-linear Control of Processes associated with Non-linarites
  • Predictive Control of Linear and Non-linear Systems
  • A Multi-model Approach to the Design of Process Control
  • Decentralised Control and Supervised Control
  • Robotics

Projects Undertaken

Overview of projects resolved by Department of Process Control staff in the last 5 years:

  • Research Aim: MSM 7088352101 Multifunctional Composite Systems Based on Natural and Synthetic Polymers, Research Team: Control Systems for Processing Macromolecular Composites, (Main Team-leader: Prof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc., Team-leader responsible for Research Team: Prof. Ing. Petr Dostál, CSc., 2005 – 2011).
  • CAK Research Centre – Centre for Applied Cybernetics (Main Team-leader: Prof. Ing. Vladimír Kučera, DrSc., ČVUT Praha, Team-leader responsible for TBU in Zlín: Prof. Ing. Vladimír Bobál, CSc., 2005 – 2011)
  • GAČR Grant No. 102/07/P148 Direct Methods for Controller Design and Tuning (Researcher: Assoc. Prof. Ing. František Gazdoš, Ph.D., 2007 – 2009).

The overview above only mentions projects whose main researchers or research team leaders were departmental staff, and where other members of the department shared in the resolution of the given research task.

Currently ongoing projects:

Two members of the Department are currently engaged on the project:

  • Polymer Systems Centre, Reg. No. CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0111 (from: 2012)

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