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Radoslav Sovják, Ph.D.

position: Assistant Professor
department: Experimental Centre
room: D-1014
e-mail: sovjak (at)
phone: (+420) 224 354 941
fax: (+420) 224 353 843

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2007-2010 - Experimental Centre, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Ph.D. study in Structural and Transportation Engineering, Ph.D. thesis: “Non-metallic reinforcement for concrete structures”
  • 2003-2004 - Year in Europe, Erasmus student, TU Delft, Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Netherlands
  • 2001-2007 - Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Branch of study: Structural and Transportation Engineering, M.Sc. thesis: “Composites in exchange for steel reinforcement”

Research Interests

  • Experimental development of ultra-high-performance fibre-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC)
  • Resistance of UHPFRC targets to projectile impact
  • Resistance against impact loading
  • Mechanical properties of UHPFRC under elevated strain rates
  • Moisture induced expansion
  • Internal composite reinforcement (FRP) for concrete structures

Project Involvement

  • 2014-2018 COST Action TU 1404 Towards the next generation of standards for service live of cement-based materials and structures
  • 2014-2015 Security and Defence for InovaSEED
  • 2013-2017 COST Action TU 1301 NORM for Building material
  • 2013-2015 Reducing material and energy costs of conventionally excavated tunnels using the interaction of primary and secondary linings to increase the efficiency of load-bearing elements of the structure of tunnels
  • 2012-2018 Cumulative time dependent processes in building materials and structures
  • 2012-2016 Fiber-Reinforced Cement Composites for High-Temperature Applications
  • 2012-2015 Methodology of determination of variable environment influence on degradation of historical masonry
  • 2012-2015 Behaviour of Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Cementitious Composites under Different Loading Conditions
  • 2010-2014 Experimental development of high-performance concrete with improved resistance against shock loading and high explosion energy absorption and dissipation capacity
  • 2008 Relaxation of the Pre-Stressed GFRP (Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymers) Bars

Selected Publications



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