People

Bára Kozlíková is the head of visitlab. She obtained her Ph.D. in Computer Graphics in 2011 and she works as an Associate Professor at FI MU since 2017.

Her main research interest is in visualization and visual analysis of biomolecules, as this was her very first research topic. But she is keen on diverse visualization topics and its application areas.

She is a slight workaholic, happy to work with people. She loves traveling, hiking, reading, playing piano, and photography.

Jirka Chmelík

Jan Byška is an Assistant professor at Masaryk University and a part-time Associate professor at the University of Bergen. His work focuses on various challenges in the field of visualization of biomolecular and time-dependent data.

He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Graphics in 2016. After that, he spent 3 years as a postdoc at the University of Bergen.

Jan enjoys sci-fi movies, puzzles, and software development. Much to the dislike of his colleagues, he can spend endless hours by refactoring (and breaking) pieces of code that worked flawlessly before.

Vojtěch Brůža is a Ph.D. candidate. He has been a member of visitlab since its beginnings in 2018. He started his Ph.D. in 2019 and specializes in interactive visualizations in virtual reality for educational purposes.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics, he started to dive into computer graphics and visualizations. He then received his master’s degree in Applied Informatics from the Masaryk University.

Apart from his doctorate, he is also a keen musician and loves to do sports. He also enjoys creative activities such as generative design and music composition.

David Kuťák is human. Most of the time. Sometimes, he transforms into a car. Besides that, he is also a Ph.D. student since 2019. His main research area is biochemical visualization combined with virtual reality. Moreover, he likes DNA and DNA likes him.

Except for the visualization, he is also interested in game development. For this reason, he also plays games from time to time. Just for research purposes, of course.

Disclaimer: he takes no responsibility for any side effects caused by this description.

Matěj Lang is a Ph.D. candidate, who joined in 2019. He works on visualization of data from Antarctica.

He holds an MSE degree in Cybernetics, automation, and measurement from Brno University of Technology, where he specialized in computer vision and machine learning.

Apart from his doctorate, he participates in The Theatre of Physics, shows somewhere between physics lecture and stand-up comedy.

Filip Opálený is a Ph.D. student since 2020. He is working on visualizations and visual analysis of chromatin fibers in collaboration with the Faculty of Science. He is also a private tutor. He likes biology, drawing, 3D modeling, and pigeons.

Tom Pšorn

Palko Ulbrich is an aspiring Ph.D. student with a topic in biomolecular visualization. He also teaches seminars in the Visualisation course. Despite the common belief, he enjoys cheap german beer standing to his knees in the Danube river only partially.

Kiki Zákopčanová Kiki je kiki.

Lev Nikolajevič Tolstoy no description needed. By far the most hugged member of the lab.

The whole gang in 2019. Kiki, Bára, Honza, David, Palko, Matěj, Vojta, Jirka a Tom.

Alumni:  Katarína Furmanová, Miroslava Jarešová, David Kouřil, Adam Jurčík, Zolko Orémuš