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CTO, IDEA RS, Czech Republic
Jaroslav Navrátil is specialized in concrete structures, prestressed concrete structures, steel structures
Jaroslav Navrátil received his Masters in 1986 and PhD degree in 1992 both at Brno University of Technology, where he acquired his experience as a lecturer teaching more than 25 years. He is Chartered Engineer in Statics and Dynamics of Structures and Forensic Expert in Civil Engineering. He published more than 100 research articles, over 50 research reports and expert opinions, and the textbook Prestressed Concrete Structures. Professional focus of Jaroslav Navrátil is the development of computational methods for the design and analysis of structures and their implementation in a form of algorithms and computer programs. His probably best known program, used for Time Dependent Analysis of structures was incorporated into the software system Esa Prima Win in 1999 and has been used for the analysis of bridges in many European countries.
Consecutively, as development manager, he was taking part in the development of software SCIA Engineer. In 2009 he and his former colleague Lubos Sabatka founded new company IDEA RS Ltd, which develops structural engineering software. Jaroslav Navrátil participated in 11 research and development projects at Brno University of Technology and IDEA RS. He participated in the projects that were awarded in the international professional contests.
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