Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Prof. Ing., Dipl.-Ing.

Martin Drahanský

Ph.D.

Professor

+420 54114-1276
drahan@fit.vut.cz
Office 212 A212

Curriculum

Education

  • Prof. Branch Computer Science and Informatics, FIT - Brno University of Technology, 2017
  • Doc. Branch Computer Science and Informatics, FIT - Brno University of Technology, 2009
  • Ph.D. Branch Information Technology, FIT - Brno University of Technology, 2005
  • Ing. Branch Informatics and Computer Science, FEECS - Brno University of Technology, 2001
  • Dipl.-Ing. Faculty of Electrotechnics, FernUniversität Hagen, Germany, 2001

Professional career

  • 2014: Scientific research fellow stay at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo (Japan), financial support by the Matsumae International Foundation (04-09/2014)
  • 2013: Pedagogic fellow stay at the Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Winterthur (Switzerland), financial support by LLP Erasmus (07-08/2013)
  • 2017 - now: Professor, BUT, Faculty of Information Technology, Brno (CZ)
  • 2010 - 2017: Associate professor, BUT, Faculty of Information Technology, Brno (CZ)
  • 2005 - 2009: Assistant professor, BUT, Faculty of Information Technology, Brno (CZ)
  • 2002 - 2005: External fellow at the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, IGD, Darmstadt (DE)
  • 2002 - 2005: Research worker at the University Siegen, Institute of measurement, Siegen (DE)
  • 1996 - 2005: Technical assistant of the Computer Science and Informatics at the Secondary school, tr. Kpt. Jarose 14, Brno (CZ)

Functions

  • 2016 - now: Professor position Siemens at BUT
  • 2016 - now: Member of the Board for commercialization at BUT
  • 2016 - now: Dean's adviser for technology transfer at FIT BUT
  • 2010 - now: Head of the research group STRaDe (Security Technology Research and Development)
  • 2005 - 2015: Coordinator of foreign mobility at FIT BUT

Research interests

  • Biometric systems
  • Image and video processing
  • Security and cryptography
  • Sensoric systems

Memberships

Awards

  • 2018 - Medal III. degree from the director of the Regional Directorate of the Police of the South Moravian Region for long-term superior and excellent collaboration with the Criminal Police and Investigation Service
  • 2017 - Best Poster Award at the conference BIOSIG 2017 for the poster Fingerprint Damage Localizer and Detector of Skin Diseases from Fingerprint Images
  • 2015 - Silver Medal by the dean of Faculty of Information Technology Brno University of Technology
  • 2015 - Silver Medal by the rector of Brno University of Technology for deserves in founding specialized laboratories at FIT BUT and project RUDA
  • 2015 - Gold Medal in the category automation, measurement and control equipment, sensor technology and robotics on the International Engineering Fair (MSV 2015) in Brno for a team product of the research group STRaDe - Robot for search of people in incrushes and avalanches
  • 2012 - Bronze Medal by the dean of Faculty of Information Technology Brno University of Technology
  • 2007 - Honorable Mentions (Best Paper Award) INI-GraphicsNet for the article "Liveness Detection based on Fine Movements of the Fingertip Surface"
  • 2005 - Siemens Prize - Werner von Siemens Excellence Award 2005 for the PhD thesis 
  • 2005 - Fraunhofer Patent Award for the patent Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Erfassen biometrischer Merkmale
  • 2002 - Honourable mention AFCEA for the MSc thesis
  • 2001 - 2nd place at the student conference STUDENT FEI 2001
  • 2001 - Siemens Prize for the MSc thesis
  • 2000 - 1st place at the student conference STUDENT FEI 2000

Languages

  • German (C2) - fluent (exam Zentrale Oberstufenpruefung by Goethe Institute), orientation on technical translations 
  • English (C1/C2) - upper-intermediate
  • Japanese (A1) - basic knowledge
  • Russian (A1) - basic knowledge

Other interests

  • Judo (Kodokan 3. kyu), mountain bike, via ferratas, badminton, fitness
  • Mineralogy, entomology

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