Stochastic computational mechanics, reliability of structures, risk engineering.
Simulation methods of Monte Carlo type, stochastic finite element method, random fields in continuum mechanics, probabilistic optimization of structures, identification.
Nonlinear fracture mechanics, failure of quasibrittle materials, modelling of concrete structures, size effect.
Lectures: Elasticity and plasticity, Reliability theory of building structures, Selected lectures form structural mechanics, Nonlinear mechanics, Structural mechanics.
Lectures in English: Elasticity and Plasticity I, Fundaments of Structural Mechanics, Elasticity and Plasticity II, Reliability of Buildings, Structural Analysis.
Lectures in PhD courses: Theory of elasticity, plasticity and failure, Structural mechanics.
Lecturing abroad: Basic Course on Structural Safety, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand (short-term lecturing for MSc. students, 1996, 1998 a 2003; Lecturing within the framework of Socrates-Erasmus program at Bauhaus – Weimar University, Germany, 1999. Lectures at BOKU Wien, Austria 2002-2003.
Member of int. organization for fracture mecahnics FraMCos
Member of technical committee for standardization TNK 38 Reliability of Structures
Member of Czech society for mechanics - secretary of Brno branch
Member of convocation of faculty of civil engineering, VUT Brno
Member of commitee for final defense of PhD theses
Member of commitee for final defense of diploma theses