Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Doc. Ing.

Josef Schwarz


Associate professor

+420 54114-1210
Office L334



  • MSc. in computer engineering, VUT Brno, 1968 (Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic)
  • PhD. in applied cybernetics, VUT Brno, 1984

Professional career

  • Service division, Tesla Brno company (1966-1968).
  • Research associate at Computer Dept., Technical University of Brno, (1968-1974)
  • Head of technical centre of mainframe computers (1975 -1991)
  • Extra-mural lecturer (1972-1991)
  • Assistant professor (1992-2002) 
  • A 6-weeks stay at the Bristol University,Tempus project 0449/92 (1992)
  • Associate professor in computer science, Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology, 2003

Research interests

  • 1968-1974 Synthesis of logic networks, design of computer blocks
  • 1975-1991 Digital integrated circuit layout, IO CAD, methods and systems of computer design
  • 1991- Applied microcontrollers, embedded system, research of fuzzy development systems and techniques of its applications, applied genetic algorithms and fuzy systems in engineering practice
  • 1998 - Applied evolutionary algorithms, evolutionary algorithms based on probability distribution (EDAs)
  • 2004 - Application of evolutionary algorithms for collective communication scheduling
  • 2009 - Acceleration of parallel evolutionary algorithms based on massive parallel processors



  • Committee for Ph.D. studies in Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University of Zlin, 2007-2011.
  • 1996-2002 memeber of professional society CSSS (Czech-slovak society for system simulation in frame of EUROSIM).
  • IEEE - Neural Network Society, 2004 - 2009.
  • Program committee of the international conference CEC 2006-2009.
  • International conference GECCO 2006, Washington, USA, program committy member, 2006. 
  • Program committee of international conference: International Mendel Conference on Genetic Algorithms, Optimization Problems, Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, Rough Sets, 2004-2011. 
  • Program committee of international conference: Optimization by Building and Using Probabilistic Models, OBUPM 2000, 2001, USA.
  • Organizing and program committee of international conference: The 4-th Japan-Central Europe Joint Workshop on Energy and Information in Non-Linear Systems (JCEEIS), Brno, 2000.

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Other interests

  • Tourism
  • Gardening
  • Viniculture
  • Music, theatre
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