He obtained his M. Sc. from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the CTU in Prague in 2007 and his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the CTU in Prague in 2011. Since 2011 he is an assistant professor at the Department of Telecommunication Engineering, CTU in Prague. . Od roku 2011 působí jako odborný asistent na Katedře telekomunikační techniky, Fakulty elektrotechnické, ČVUT v Praze. His specialization includes fixed access networks and technologies, VDSL2/G.fast, transmission systems modeling, topology modeling, transmission media and topologies modeling, passive optical networks (PON), PON topology optimization, FTTx, VHDL and FPGA. Since 2011 he has been a supervisor of more than 20 bachelor and diploma thesis and student projects, since 2014 he has been a supervisor of 3 Ph.D. students. Since 2011 he has been a teacher and lecturer of various courses, especially in the field of telecommunication networks and systems, optical systems, digital systems, fixed access networks, etc. He is an author or co-author of numerous scientific papers published in reviewed international journals or conferences, he is also a member of several scientific comittees of international conferences and editorial boards of international journals, he also acts as a fellow reviewer for numerous impact journals.
2011- assistant professor at the Department of Telecommunication Engineering, CTU in Prague
2001-2007 Master (Ing.) study at Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
2007-2011 Doctor (Ph.D.) study at Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Telecommunication Engineering
Since 2014 supervisor of Ph.D. students, currently supervising 3 Ph.D. students
Since 2011 he has been a supervisor of more than 20 bachelor and diploma thesis
Since 2011 he has been a teacher and lecturer of various courses at the Department of Telecommunication Engineering, CTU in Prague
Selected recent projects
2010-2015 GUARDSENSE for Czech Ministry of Interior
2012-2014 Development of adaptable and data processing systems for Czech Ministry of Interior
2010-2016 4 Research projects from the CTU in Prague
Lafata, P.: Realistic Modeling of Far-End Crosstalk in Metallic Cables. IEEE Communications Letters. 2013, vol. 17, no. 3, p. 435-438. ISSN 1089-7798.
Lafata, P. - Vodrážka, J.: Application of Passive Optical Network with Optimized Bus Topology for Local Backbone Data Network. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters. 2011, vol. 53, no. 10, p. 2351-2355. ISSN 0895-2477.
Lafata, P. - Jareš, P.: Increasing the transmission capacity of digital subscriber lines with phantom circuit and crosstalk cancelation. Telecommunication Systems. 2015, vol. 59, no. 4, p. 429-436. ISSN 1018-4864.
Lafata, P.: Investigation of Phantom Circuit Benefits for Next Generation xDSL Systems. International Journal of Communication Systems. 2016, vol. 29, no. 1, p. 5-15. ISSN 1099-1131.
Lafata, P.: Novel Protection Strategies for Passive Optical Networks Based on Ring and Bus Topologies. Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. 2015, vol. 26, no. 9, p. 1131-1153. ISSN 2161-3915.
Co-author of 2 Czech books
34 scientific papers published in SCI journals and conferences
More than 40 scientific papers published in reviewed international journals or conferences
H-index according to WoS = 2 (without autocitations), 3 (with autocitations)
H-index according to Scopus = 2 (without autocitations), 3 (with autocitations)
H-index according to Google Scholar = 7 (with autocitations)
Member of committees, editorial boards, fellow reviewer
Member of Editorial Board of the Access server, International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computational and Applied Sciences, Guest editor of ACM/Springer Mobile Networks & Applications (MONET)
Member of Committees of Electronics 2015, Electronics 2016, Electronics 2017, Telecommunication and Signal Processing (TSP) 2014, Poster 2015, Poster 2016, Poster 2017, International Conference on Research in Telecommunication Technologies
Reviewer of SCI impacted journals: IEEE Communication Letters, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, International Journal of Communication Systems, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Telecommunication Systems, Wireless Personal Communications, Elektronika ir Elektrotechnika, Recent Patents on Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Computers & Electrical Engineering aj.
Czech – Native
English – Fluent (C1)