prof. Ing. Václav Bouda, CSc.



  • 1963: Graduate diploma Engineer (MSc-Eng) at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University (FME-CTU) in Prague, Specialization Materials Science and Technology. Diploma topic: Recrystallization of Austenite of Carbon Steels.
  • 1972: Postgraduate diploma Candidate of Technical Sciences (PhD) at FME-CTU in branch Physical Metalurgy and Limit States of Materials. Thesis topic: Study of a Long-Time Cyclic Loading Effect on the Initial Structural Changes of Polymers.
  • 1986: Associate Professor for Physical Metalurgy and Limit States of Materials.
  • 1994: Associate Professor for Materials for Electrotechnology.
  • 1997: Professor for Materials for Electrotechnology.


  • 1967-69: PhD Student in Department of Materials Science of FME-CTU by supervisor Professor V.Zilvar. Project: Fatigue of Polymers by Cyclic Loading.
  • 1969-70: Research Worker in Department of Physical Chemistry by supervisor Prof.A.J.Staverman, Rijks Universiteit in Leiden, Netherlands. Project: Research of Effect of Cycling Loading on Properties of Polymers in Glassy State (in co-operation with Research Institute TNO in Delft).
  • 1974-75: Expert at The Department of Machine Design at Military Technical College in Cairo (Egypt).
  • 1984-85: Research worker in State Research Institute of Materials Science in Prague. Research projects: Properties of Polymers and Composite Plastics.
  • 1967-85: Assistant Professor in Department of Machine Design of Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague.
  • 1986-1997: Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanics and Materials Science of FEE-CTU. Research projects ‘The Influence of Special Treatment on the Morphology, Glass Transition and Electrical Conductivity of Polymeric Materials’ Research, Development and Applications of Carbon-Black Filled Polymeric Composite Materials.
  • 1990-1997: Head of the Materials Science Section at Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Czech Technical Univerity in Prague.
  • 1991: Academic visitor at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London (Prof.G.J.Williams) followed by academic visitor at Tech.Universität Berlin (Prof.G. Hinrichsen) grant Commission of European Communities TEMPUS IMG-CZT – 0062 – 90.
  • 1994-1995: Technische Universität München, grant COST of CEC for project # 2209. Experimental study of transport mechanisms of electrical charge in disordered system carbon-polymer at Institute of Physics of Semiconductors (Prof. F.Koch PhD).
  • 1997- 2008: Head of The Department of Mechanics and Materials Science of Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague.
  • 2008-2015 Professor at Department of Electrotechnology of Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague.
  • 2016- : Professor emeritus, Czech Technical University in Prague


  • Member of MRS Materials Research Society (ID # 61537), 506 Keystone Drive, Warrendale, PA 15086-7537 USA
  • Member of The Institution of Materials (ID # 0171-976-1342), 1 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y5DB, Great Britain.

Significant publications since 1997

  • Bouda,V., Intelligent Processing of Carbon-Black Loaded Materials. The 1997 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 16-21, 1997, Dallas, Texas, USA. Proceedings: CAE and Intelligent Processing of Polymeric Materials, p.281-298, New York, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1997
  • Bouda, V.: Spontaneous Creation of Carbon Network. In: International Conference Science and Technology of Carbon. Vol. 1+2. Pessac: Eurocarbon 98. 1998. pp. 115-116.
  • Bouda, V.: Functionally Graded Carbon Black Loaded Polymeric Materials. In: Proceedings of the International Conference Functionally Graded Materials. Vol. 1. Koeln: Trans Tech Publications. 1999. p. 608-613. – ISBN 0-87849-833-8
  • Bouda, V. – Hampl, J. – Lipták, J. – Novák, F. – Pícha, V. – Sedláček,J. – Kábrt, J. – Rajman, J.: Carbon Circuits in Polymers. In: First International Conference on Advanced Engineering Design. Glasgow:University of Glasgow. 1999. p. 168-169.
  • Chládek, J. – Bouda, V.: Colloidal Model of Development of a Conductive Network in Composite LDPE+CB. In: Junior Euromat 2000. Wolfsburg : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde, 2000, vol. 1, p. 314-315.
  • Bouda, V. – Chládek, J. – Mikešová, J.: Colloidal States of Carbon Black Particles in Polymer Melt. In: Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Rheology. Erlangen : Fridrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuernberg, 2002, vol. 1, p. 97-98.
  • Bouda, V.: Evolution of Carbon Self-Assembly in Colloidal Phase Diagram. In: Three-Dimensional Nanoengineered Assemblies. Warrendale, PA :Materials Research Society, 2003, vol. 1, p. 139-144. ISBN 1-55899-676-1.
  • Bouda, V. – Boudová, L. – Haluzíková, D.: Colloidal Phase Transition in Muscles – Analogy to Actuators. Transducing Materials and Devices.Bellingham, WA, USA : The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2003, vol. 1, p. 111-119. ISBN 0-8194-4741-2.
  • Bouda, V. – Boudová, L. – Haluzíková, D.: Biological Muscle as Self-Assembled Actuator. In Architecture and Application of Biomaterials and Biomolecular Materials. Warrendale, PA: Materials Research Society, 2004, vol. 1, p. 253-256. ISBN 1-55899-745-8.
  • Bouda, V.: Workshop Responsible Research of Nanotechnology – The Role of Scientists and Engineers in the Solution of Environmental, Health, and Safety Implications of Nanotechnology. In Proceedings of the International Conference NENAMAT-NANO ’05. Brno: VUT v Brně, Fakulta strojního inženýrství, 2005, s. 428-435. ISBN 80-214-3085-0.
  • Bouda, V. – Boudová, L. – Haluzíková, D.: Biomimetic Actuator. In Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Structures and Materials 2005-Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices. Bellingham, WA: The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2005, s. 340-351. ISBN 0-8194-5740-X.
  • Patent 279551 Technology of Processing of Conductive Polymeric Materials with Carbon Black Content. Publication in UPV of Czech Republic, May 17,1995,
  • International patent PCT /CZ2006/000094 Electromechanical Transducer – Sliding Nanoactuator (SNA), UPV 15.12.2006
  • Mlích, A. – Bouda, V.: Polymeric Composites with Nano-particles. In Proceedings of Junior Euromat 2006 [CD-ROM]. Frankfurt: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V., 2006, vol. 1, p. 40-41.
  • Bouda, V.: Electromechanical Transducer. Patent Application European Patent Office, 2006-12-21.
  • Bouda, V. – Strouhalová, P.: Nanotechnology – why?. [Nepublikovaná přednáška]. Česká televize, Dobré ráno s ČT1, Patricie Strouhalová. 2006-11-09. (in Czech).
  • Mlích, A. – Bouda, V. – Kopecký, L.: Preparation Techniques of Various Conductive Elements from Polymeric Composite LDPE + CB. In Radio-Electronics, Electrical and Power Engineering. Moscow: Moskovskij energeticeskij institut, 2006, vol. 2, p. 32-33. ISBN 5-87789-022-0.
  • Bouda, V.: Education for Nanotechnology. In Nanotechnologies in FP7. Liberec: Technical University, 2006, vol. 1, p. 195-210. ISBN 80-239-7898-5.
  • Bouda, V. – Boudová, L. – Haluzíková, D.: Alternative Model of Muscle Function for Nanotechnology and Medicine. Acta Metallurgica Slovaca Spec.Issue. 2007, vol. 13, no. 6/2007, p. 93-98. ISSN 1335-1532.
  • Bouda, V.: Nanotechnology is here. Svět obchodu. 2007, roč. 2007, č. 3, s. 28-31. ISSN 1213-1709. (in Czech).
  • Mlích, A. – Pilarčíková, I. – Bouda, V.: The Effect of Carbon Black in Polymeric Nanocomposites . In Proceedings of Euromat 2007 [CD-ROM]. Frankfurt: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V., 2007, p. 94-95.
  • Mlích, A. – Bouda, V. – Pilarčíková, I.: Self-Organization Nanostructure of Carbon Black in Low Density Polyethylene . In Proceedings of NANSYS 2007. Kyjev: Institute of Problems of Material Science NAS of Ukraine, 2007, vol. 1, p. 64-65. ISSN 1816-5230.
  • Bouda, V.: Nanotechnology and convergence of technologies. Pražská technika. 2008, roč. 2008, č. 4, s. 20-21. ISSN 1213-5348. (in Czech).
  • Bouda, V. – Boudová, L. – Haluzíková, D.: Electromechanical Transducer – Artificial Muscle for Nanotechnology and Medicine. In X. Internatinal Conference on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms Proceedings. Liberec: Technická univerzita Liberec, 2008, vol. 1, p. 81-86. ISBN 978-80-7372-370-5
  • Bouda, V.: Electromechanical Transducer. Užitný vzor Office of Industrial Ounership, 18459. 2008-04-21. (in Czech).
  • Pilarčíková, I. – Sedláček, J. – Lipták, J. – Bouda, V.: NANOTECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION AT CTU FEE. In Nanocon 2009 Conference Proceedings [CD-ROM]. Ostrava: TANGER, spol.s r.o, 2009, s. 29/1-29/6. ISBN 978-80-87294-13-0. (in Czech)
  • Bouda, V.: Converging Technologies in Nanotechnology Education. In Proceedings of Int. Conference Nanocon 2009 in Roznov, Tanger Ostrava, CZ, p. 15-22, ISBN 977880-87294-13-0
  • Lipták, J. – Bouda, V.: Electric Field and Charge Influence on Carbon Black Particles Arrangement in Polystyrene-Carbon Black Composites. In NANOCON 2009. Ostrava: TANGER, spol.s r.o, 2009, vol. 1, p. 196-201. ISBN 978-80-87294-13-0
  • Lipták, J. – Sedláček, J. – Pilarčíková, I. – Bouda, V.: Electrical Properties of Polymer – Carbon Black Composites Prepared from Solution. In NANOCON 2010 [CD-ROM]. Ostrava: Tanger, 2010, p. 30/1-30/6. ISBN 978-80-87294-18-5
  • Bouda, V.: Self-Assembly of Functional Structures of Nanoparticles. In NANOCON 2010 WoS. Ostrava: TANGER, spol.s r.o, 2010, vol. 1, p. 22-27. ISBN 978-80-87294-19-2.
  • Lipták, J. – Sedláček, J. – Pilarčíková, I. – Bouda, V.: Electrical Properties of Polymer – Carbon Black Composites Prepared from Solution. In NANOCON 2010 WoS. Ostrava: TANGER, spol.s r.o, 2010, vol. 1, p. 357-362. ISBN 978-80-87294-19-2
  • Bouda, V., Boudova, L.: Artificial Biomimetic Muscle for Advanced Nano Tools and Implants. In: 7th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology. Extended Abstracts, Berlin, December 2-3, 2010, p.86-88 .
  • Bouda, V. – ČVUT – FEL: Eurasian Patent No.013443 Electromechanical Transducer. Released April 30, 2010 by Eurasian Patent Attorney, Bolshoy pr.,31, Law Office “Junics”, St.Peterburg 197198 Russia,,
  • Bouda, V. – ČVUT-FEL: United States Patent US 7,994,685 B2 Electromechanical Transducer-Artificial Muscle. Date of patent Aug. 9, 2011.
  • Bouda, V. – Puncman, D.: Fractal Growth in Comparison with Crystal Growth. Proceedings of the 21th Joint Seminar Development of Material Science in Research and Education, 29.8. – 2.9. 2011 in Kežmarské Žlaby, Proceedings p.12-13, ISSBN 978-80-8134-002-4
  • V. Bouda: Grafén a jeho aplikace. Rozhovor do vysílání ČR Radiožurnál s redaktorkou Karolínou Rezkovou, 29.1.2013, 15:40.
  • Bouda, V. – ČVUT-FEL: Japan Patent 5380076 Bio-inspired Biomechanical Transducer. Date of registration October 4, 2013
  • Bouda, V.: Czech patent “Elektromechanický měnič” (“Electromechanical Transducer”) #307391, Appl. #2005-828, Bulletin 30/2018 of the Czech Patents Office in Prague.

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