Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Physical Engineering

The research targets manufacturing and testing of, for example ultrathin films, 2D materials (graphene, transition metal dichalcogenised) semiconductor nanowires, nanodots, etc.

Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Physical Engineering

We are targeting to study the functional properties of nanostructures in the following areas: Nanophotonics and Plasmonics, Spintronics, Micromagnetism, etc.

Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Physical Engineering

Development of equipment and methods for preparation and characterization of nanostructures: Electron Microscopy, Ion Beam Techniques, Optical Holographic Microscopy, etc.

Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Materials Research Centre – Laboratory of biocolloids

Task: COMSOL-based theme. Creation of hydrogel structure in COMSOL environment, modeling diffusion of particles, simulating the movement of either drugs or pollutants, study the effect of the structure on the transport properties. Writing final report.

Requirements: Basic knowledge of equations in mathematical physics, capability of using computer software to solve these equations and basic capability of programming.

Recommended: Students willing to work on computer. Suitable also for student of (applied) mathematics or mathematical modeling. Experience with COMSOL advantageous but not necessary.

Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Power Engineering

Task: Present nuclear power utilization is based on uranium fuel cycle. Uranium incineration is joined with plutonium and minor actinides generation, what influences environmental impact and PR through problematic spent fuel management. Uranium ore supplies are limited and very locally distributed. These issues might be solved using thorium as a nuclear fuel and introducing Accelerator Driven nuclear Technologies to nuclear power sector. Student´s project goals are to get familiarized with ADS technology and thorium fuel cycle in general. Student may choose either theoretical or experimental flavour of the project. In theoretical case student will calculate various scenarios of thorium fuel reactors or transmutors; in experimental case student will perform measurement in gamma-spectroscopy laboratory and will process measured data from thorium samples irradiation experiments.

Requirements: Basics of data processing or scripting; Basic knowledge of nuclear methods

Dedicated for: students of the Electrical, Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering

Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Power Engineering

Task: Present nuclear power utilization is based on uranium fuel cycle. Uranium incineration is joined with plutonium and minor actinides generation, what influences environmental impact and PR through problematic spent fuel management. Uranium ore supplies are limited and very locally distributed. These issues might be solved using thorium as a nuclear fuel and introducing Accelerator Driven nuclear Technologies to nuclear power sector. Student´s project goals are to get familiarized with ADS technology and thorium fuel cycle in general. Student may choose either theoretical or experimental flavour of the project. In theoretical case student will calculate various scenarios of thorium fuel reactors or transmutors; in experimental case student will perform measurement in gamma-spectroscopy laboratory and will process measured data from thorium samples irradiation experiments.

Requirements: Basics of data processing or scripting; Basic knowledge of nuclear methods

Dedicated for: students of the Electrical, Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering

Task: Creation of maximum-likelihood based model for EEG evoked response potentials analysis

Requirements: basic knowledge in statistics, capability of using Matlab

The project aims to create a new method to analyze EEG visual evoked response potentials. The student will join the ongoing research. The main features of the method have been proposed. It is necessary to finalize the mathematical model and implement it in the Matlab environment. The method will be tested on real and simulated EEG data.

Task: Study of resonances, spectral properties or damped wave equations on quantum graphs

Requirements: Knowledge of functional analysis (spectral theory)

The project aims to continue the research in the field of mathematical physics, in particular quantum graphs and their generalizations, e.g. Hedgehog manifolds. In particular, resonance asymptotics of such systems will be studied. The student will first familiarize with the current state of art in the topic then some partial task will be solved.