Biography

Dr. Jaroslav Jerz has completed his PhD from Vienna University of Technology with dissertation dedicated to the development of aluminum foam by powder metallurgy. He is head of SmartGrid laboratory at the Institute of Materials and Machine Mechanics. His laboratory is involved in the investigation of efficient management of production and consumption of energy from renewable sources and performs also development, testing and industrial commercialization of novel ceiling aluminum foam heating/cooling panels. His scientific work is devoted to advanced metallic materials, development of technologies for their industrial production and transfer of knowledge gained by material research into industrial practice.