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Ing. Jiří Zděnek, CSc.

Jiří Zděnek
A3 - 516b
+420 22435 2215
Deputy Head of Department
Consultation hours: 

Thu 10:00 - 11:00


Microprocessors for Power Systems (AE1B14MIS), Digital Control of Electric Drives (BE1M14DEP)

Work experience:
1976 - 1987
Assistant professor in Department of Radio-electronics, CTU Prague, FEE.
1988 – 1993
Ústav pro využití výpočetní techniky (VVTŘ) Praha – researcher
1988 – so far
Assistant professor in Department of Electric Drives and Traction, CTU Prague, FEE.
1987 - CSc.: Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Specialization: Radio-electronic systems.
1974 - Ing.: Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Specialization: Radio-electronic systems.
Professional focus:
Design and programming of computer and microcomputer technology targeted for process control, control application system design, real-time systems programming, real-time operating system design and programming, control computer hardware design (e.g. for traction application, for scientific experimental facilities for space research etc.)

Overview of scientific research activities
 Member of the grant team:
Lettl, J.: Výzkum a vývoj progresivních technologií pro elektrické pohony 2011-2014, TA01011408
Lettl, J.: Center for Intelligent Drives and Advanced Machine Control 2014-2019, TE02000103
Project manager:
Within the projects of the Czech-Chinese joint research laboratory JRC CNR. 2013 – so far
Collaboration with industry
ÚVVTŘ Praha, ČKD Elektrotechnika, ČKD Trakce, Siemens k.v., Škoda Plzeň, Škoda Auto, DLR (German Space Research Centre) Germany, ESA EU, RKA, BBT Material Processing Praha a další.

Publications in scientific journals (with IF):
P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Locomotive Wheel Slip Control Method Based on an Unscented Kalman Filter", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2018.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Train Velocity Estimation Method Based on an Adaptive Filter with Fuzzy Logic", Journal of Electrical Engineering. 2017, 2(68), 125-131.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Adhesion Force Detection Method Based on the Kalman Filter for Slip Control Purpose", Automatika, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 405–415, 2016.


Publications Excerpted in Web of Science Index:

P. Pichlík, J. Zděnek, “Dependence of locomotive adhesion force estimation by a Kalman filter on the filter settings” In: TRANSCOM 2017, 12th International Scientific Conference Of Young Scientists On Sustainable, Modern and Safe Transport. Linz: Elsevier BV, 2017. pp. 695-700.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Train velocity estimation by extended Kalman filter," 2016 8th International Conference on Electronics, Computers and Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), Ploiesti, 2016, pp. 1-4.

P. Pichlík, O. Zoubek and J. Zděnek, "Measuring device for measurement of train dynamic motion during wheel slip," 2014 International Conference on Applied Electronics, Pilsen, 2014, pp. 247-250.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Locomotive velocity estimation for a slip control purpose by an unscented Kalman filter," 2017 18th International Scientific Conference on Electric Power Engineering (EPE), Kouty nad Desnou, 2017, pp. 34-38.

Zoubek, O.; Zdenek, J. Induction motor oriented control using soft processor implemented in field programmable gate array. Electronic Devices and Systems: IMAPS CS International Conference 2011,
pp. 153 - 158, 2011. ISBN 978-80-214-4303-7.

Other selected publications:
P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, "Extended Kalman filter utilization for a railway traction vehicle slip control," 2017 International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM) & 2017 Intl Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines and Power Electronics (ACEMP), Brasov, 2017, pp. 869-874.

P. Pichlík Zoubek, O.; Zděnek, J.; Lettl, J. "Railway Traction Vehicle Longitudinal Velocity Estimation by Kalman Filter", Proceedings of PIERS 2015 in Prague. Cambridge: Electromagnetics Academy, 2015, pp. 2518-2521.

P. Pichlík and J. Zděnek, “Overview of slip control methods used in locomotives”, Transaction on Electrical
Engineering, Vol.3, No.2, 2014.

Zděnek, J. Distributed Control Computer Backbone Communication Channel of Electric Locomotive with effective DMA supportIn: Proceedings of the 14th EPE-PEMC Conference 2010. Skopje: International Council on Large Electric Systems Macedonian National Commitee, 2010, pp. T6-27-T6-34. ISBN 978-1-4244-7854-5.