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Name: 
Jan Vrba
Room: 
B2-531
Phone: 
+420 22435 2298
E-mail: 
vrba@fel.cvut.cz
Degrees: 
  • 1972    Degree in Electrical Engineering from Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague;
  • 1976    CSc. (PhD.) in Communication Technique from Czech Technical University in Prague;
  • 1977    Assistant Professor at CTU
  • 1991    Associated profesor (habilitation:"Microwave Applicators for Cancer Treatment)
  • 1993    Full Professor for Radioelectronics – Medical Applications of Microwaves.
Research interests: 

Since 1981 activities in technical development microwave hyperthermia systems and treatment applicators – used in clinics a University Hospital Bulovka, Inst. of radiation Oncology. Cooperation in the field of biological research of general interactions between EM fields and biological systems.

Membership in professional organizations: 

Membership in Academic and Scientific Bodies of CTU:

  • 2004 – 2005  Consultant of the Rector for a project of Technological Park of CTU
  • 2000 – 2002  Chancellor of the CTU (Responsible for organization of the CTU management)
  • 1994 – 1997  Appointed as a Vice-Rector of CTU
  • 1994 - 1997   Scientific Board of the CTU
  • 1990 - 2000   Scientific Board of Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Membership in Selected Professional Societies:

  • 2006 - Chairman of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society - new Chapter of CS Section IEEE, 
  • 2000 - Member of the Czech National Committee of International Union of radio Science (URSI),
  • 2000 - Chairman of Czech Commission K of URSI  – Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine
  • 2004 - 2007 Chairman and ViceChairman of Czechoslovakia Section of IEEE

Membership in Editorial and Conference Boards during last 5 years:

  • 2008 – Chairman of the Czech and Slovak Microwave Week, Prague, April 2008
  • 2007 – Chairman of Progress in EM Research Symposium (PIERS), Prague, August 2007
  • 2007 – Chairman of „Annual Meeting of ESHO“, Prague, June 2007
  • 2005 – Member of editorial bord of journal „Microwave Horizon“
Research projects: 
  • GAČR: Výzkum a měření signálů generovaných nanostrukturami. Období: 2011 - 2013; Ext. číslo: GAP102/11/0649
  • EU–FP7: REBIOFOAM - Development of a flexible and energy-efficient pressurised microwave heating process to produce 3D-shaped renewable bio-polymer foams for a novel generation of transportation packaging. Období: 2009 - 2013; Ext. číslo: REBIOFOAM FP7-NMP-2007-SM
  • TAČR: Vývoj vysokovýkonových širokospektrálních zdrojů světla pro využití v medicíně
  • MŠMT: Vývoj flexibilního a energeticky efektivního přetlakového mikrovlnného ohřevu pro výrobu 3D tvarovatelných obnovitelných polymerových pěn pro novou generaci přepravních balících technologií. Období: 2009 - 2013; Ext. číslo: 7E09105;
Publications: 
  • Vrba,J: „DYNAMIC PERMITTIVITY OF MICROSTRIP RING RESONATOR“, ELECTRONICS LETTERS, Vol.15, No. 16, pp. 504-505, 1979, (IF 1,14, cit.: 14)
  • DInzeo,G, Vrba,J. et al: „MICROWAVE PLANAR NETWORKS-ANNULAR STRUCTURE“, ELECTRONICS LETTERS Vol.14 No.16, pp. 526-528, 1978, (IF 1,14, cit.: 9)
  • Giannini,F.,Sorrentino,R.,Vrba,J.: „PLANAR CIRCUIT ANALYSIS OF MICROSTRIP RADIAL STUB“. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MICROWAVE THEORY AND TECHNIQUES Vol.32, No.12 pp. 1652-1655, 1984 (IF 1,9, cit.: 35)
  • Franconi,C., Vrba,J.: „27 MHZ HYBRID EVANESCENT-MODE APPLIC. (HEMA) WITH FLEXIBLE HEATING FIELD  FOR DEEP AND SAFE SUBCUTANEOUS HYPERTHERMIA“. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYPERTHERMIA, Vol.9 No.5 pp. 655-673, 1993, (IF 2,6, cit.: 8)
  • Vrba.J, Franconi.C.: „EVANESCENT MODE APPLICATORS (EMA) FOR SUPERFICIAL AND SUBCUTANEOUS HYPERTHERMIA“. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, Vol.40 No.5 pp.397-407, 1993, (IF 3,3, cit.: 7)
  • Vrba,J. Franconi,C.: „THEORETICAL LIMITS FOR PENETRATION DEPTH OF INTRACAVITARY APPLICATORS“. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYPERTHERMIA, Vol.12 No.6 pp.737-739, 1996, (IF 2,6, cit.: 10)
  • Vrba,J., Oppl,L.: „TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF MICROWAVE THERMOTHERAPY“, BIOELECTROCHEMISTRY, Vol.48 No.2 pp.305-309, 1999, (IF 2,6, cit.: 14)
  • Zajíček,R., Oppl,L., Vrba,J.: „Broadband Measurement of Complex Permittivity Using Reflection Method and Coaxial Probes",Radioengineering, Vol.17 No.1, pp. 14-19, 2008. ISSN 1210-2512, (IF 0,503, cit.: 3)
  • Dobšíček Trefná, H. - Vrba, J. - Persson, M.: Evaluation of a Patch Antenna Applicator for Time Reversal Hyperthermia.International Journal of Hyperthermia. 2010, vol. 26, no. 2, p. 185-197. ISSN 0265-6736.
  • Dobšíček Trefná, H. - Vrba, J. - Persson, M.: Time -reversal Focusing in Microwave Hyperthermia for Deep-seated Tumors.Physics in Medicine and Biology. 2010, vol. 55, no. 8, p. 2167-2185. ISSN 0031-9155.
  • Dřížďal, T. - Togni, P. - Víšek, L. - Vrba, J.: Comparison of Constant and Temperature Dependent Blood Perfusion.Radioengineering. 2010, vol. 19, no. 2, p. 281-289. ISSN 1210-2512.
  • Havelka, D. - Cifra, M. - Kučera, O. - Pokorný, J. - vrba, J.: High-frequency electric field and radiation characteristics of cellular microtubule network Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2010, vol. 286, no. 1, p. 31-40. ISSN 0022 - 5193