Czech Technical University in Prague, Civil Engineering Faculty, M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Branch: Concrete Bridges), January 1997.
Czech Technical University in Prague, Civil Engineering Faculty, Ph.D. in Structures and Transportation Engineering, November 2000. PhD advisor: Prof. Z. Bittnar. Dissertation title: "Modeling of Compressive Softening of Concrete".
2010 – Present Associate Professor, Czech Technical University in Prague
2013 – 2014 Visiting Fulbright Scholar, University of Colorado at Boulder
2000 – 2009 Assistant professor, Czech Technical University in Prague
2009 Visiting researcher, University of Glasgow, Scotland, Dr. Chris Pierce (1 month)
1999 Visiting scholar, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A., Prof. Z.P. Bažant
1998 Visiting scholar, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A., Prof. Z.P. Bažant
1999 Structural engineer (concrete bridges), Pontex Prague, Ltd.
1996 Structural engineer (concrete bridges), Sudop Prague.
Material science, structural mechanics, micromechanics, cementitious composites, nanoindentation, AFM, biomaterials, nanotechnology.
Prof. Z. Bittnar, Czech Technical University; Prof. M. Jirásek, Czech Technical University; Dr. O. Jiroušek, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic; Prof. J. Kruis; Dr. Urs Mueller, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin; Prof. L. Pešek, Technical University Košice, Slovakia; Prof. K. Sobolev, University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Prof. M. Šejnoha, Czech Technical University; Dr. V. Šmilauer, Czech Technical University; Dr. J. Zeman, Czech Technical University.
Graduate students and research associates supervised
V. Králík, "Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Aluminium Foams by Nanoindentation and Multi-scale Modeling", Ph.D., current.
I. Jandejsek, "Complex Experimental-Numerical Evaluation of Material Mechanical Behavior", Ph.D., current.
K. Forstová, "Characterization and reconstruction of microstructure of cement based composites", Ph.D. 2008.
W. R. Leal da Silva, " Analysis of the effect of various chemical admixtures on the behavior of Self-Compacting Concrete with regard to the final aesthetical appearance", Ph.D. (co-advisor), 2013
Research projects (PI of co-PI)
CSF: "Determination of Structural and Mechanical Properties of Metal Foams Using Nanoindentation, Computer tomography and Microstructural FEM models", 2012-2014.
CSF: "Integration of experimental nanoindentation with numerical tools for upscaling of nanomechanical properties of heteregeneous materials", 2009-2011.
AS: "Conversion from micro- and nano-indentation instrumented measurements data to mechanical characteristics of viscoelastic materials", 2008-2010.
CSF: "Verification of 3D numerical model for reinforced concrete columns by experimental investigation of effect of lateral reinforcement", 2002-2004.
ME: "Development of Algorithms for Numerical Simulations and Their Application in Engineering", 2005-2011.
(AS= Czech Academy of Science Foundation; CSF= Czech Science Foundation; ME= Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic)
Leal Da Silva, W., Němeček, J. and Štemberk, P.
(2014). "Methodology for nanoindentation-assisted prediction of macroscale
elastic properties of high performance cementitious composites", Cement and
Concrete Composites, 45, 57-68.
Němeček , J., Vondřejc, J., Králík, V. (2013).
"Micromechanical analysis of heterogeneous structural materials", Cement and
Concrete Composites, 36, 85-92.
Šmilauer, V., Hlaváček, P., Škvára, F., Šulc,
R., Kopecký, L., et al. (2011). "Micromechanical multiscale model for alkali
activation of fly ash and metakaolin", Journal of Materials Science,
Němeček, J., Šmilauer, V. and Kopecký, L.
(2011). "Nanoindentation Characteristics of Alkali-activated Aluminosilicate
Materials", Cement and Concrete Composites, 33 (2), 163-170.
Němeček, J. (2009). "Creep Effects in
Nanoindentation of Hydrated Phases of Cement Pastes", Materials
Characterization, 60(9), 1028-1034.
Leal Da Silva, W., Němeček, J. and Štemberk, P.
(2013). "Application of multiscale elastic homogenization based on
nanoindentation for high performance concrete", Advances in Engineering
Software, 62-63, 109-118.
Škvára, F., Němeček, J., Kopecký, L. and
Bittnar, Z. (2006). "Microstructure of Geopolymer Materials Based on Fly Ash".
Ceramics - Silikáty, 50(4), 208-215.
Němeček, J., Padevět, P., Patzák, B. and
Bittnar, Z. (2005). "Effect of Transversal Reinforcement in Normal and High
Strength Concrete Columns", Materials and Structures, 38(281), 665-671.
Menčík, J., He, L .H. and Němeček, J. (2011).
"Characterization of viscoelastic-plastic properties of solid polymers by
instrumented indentation", Polymer Testing, 30(1), 101-109.
Minster, J., Bláhová, O., Hristova, J., Lukeš,
J., Němeček, J., et al. (2012). "Microindentation into an epoxy composition to
assess the influence of aging on mechanical properties", Journal of applied
polymer science, 123(4), 2090-2094.