Dr. Václav Snášel

Prof. Dr. Václav Snášel

Professor and Vice-Dean for Research & Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, CZECH REPUBLIC and Editorial Board Member, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology

Prof. Dr. Václav Snášel, CSc. received the Ph.D. degree in Algebra from the Masaryk University Brno in 1991. Currently he is a full professor of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava. From 2001 he is a visiting scientist in the Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. From 2003 he is vice-dean for Research and Science at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

V. Snášel has published more than 350 papers and books on data modelling, Ontology, Knowledge Management, Databases, Multimedia, Information Retrieval, Neural Networks, Data Compression and File Organization. His research interests include also information retrieval, semistructured data, evolutionary computing and indexing methods. He supervised many Ph.D. students, and Ph.D. students outside Czech Republic (Jordan, Yemen, Slovakia, Ukraine and Vietnam). According to the Erdös Number Project, his Erdös number is 3. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, SIAM and AMS.

He participated in the project MS-2000 Mossbauer spectrometer for Russian space mission "MARS-96" see http://www.mossp2000.com/index.html

V. Snášel is Editor in Chief of the following journals:

  • International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC)
  • International Journal of Autonomic Computing (IJAC)

He has recently served as a Chair, International Chair and member of program committees of a number of international conferences, e.g. Sofsem, (Springer), ADBIS (Springer), ICDIM (IEEE), ECIR (Springer), ISDA (IEEE), CISIM (IEEE), NAFIPS (IEEE), Co-Chair,Intelligent Web Interaction Workshop 2007, Silicon Valley, USA, (IEEE/ACM), CIS (IEEE), Chair, DEXA - ETID 2007, 2008, (IEEE), ICCIT 2008, (IEEE), ICCSA 2008, (Springer), General Chair, CISIM 2008, (IEEE), SMCia 2008, (IEEE), IAS 2008, (IEEE), AWIC 2008, (Springer), Chair, DEXA - ETID 2008, (IEEE), International Chair, ISDA 2008, (IEEE), HIS 2008, (IEEE), ADBIS 2008 (Springer), etc.

He is a member of scientific board of Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic and Faculty of Informatics and Statistics, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic.