Zbyšek Pavlík

prof. Ing. Zbyšek Pavlík, Ph.D.

prof. Ing. Zbyšek Pavlík, Ph.D.




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Academic qualifications

2000 Master degree (Ing.), Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU Prague, Field of study: Building Structures,
2003 Doctoral degree (Ph.D.), Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU Prague, Field of study: Physical and Materials Engineering, Ph.D. thesis: Development of a Semi-Scale Technique for the Assessment of Hygrothermal Performance of Multi-Layered Systems of Building Materials
2010 Associate professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU Prague, Field of study: Theory of Building Structures and Materials, Ph.D. thesis: Identification of Parameters Describing the Coupled Moisture and Salt Transport in Porous Building Materials
2014 Professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, CTU Prague, Field of study: Theory of Building Structures and Materials
Employment and practice

2014 - Professor, Department of Materials Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague
2007 - 2014 Associate professor, Department of Materials Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague

2003 - 2007 Assistant professor, Department of Structural Mechanics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague

2000 - 2003 Ph.D. studies, Department of Structural Mechanics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague
1999 - 2000 Jiran Kohout architekti s.r.o - design practice
Research activity

Measurement of temperature and moisture fields in building structures, salt transport monitoring, experimental assessment of thermal and hygric material properties, inverse modelling of moisture and salt transport, design and development of new measuring techniques and apparatuses for determination of hygric and thermal material properties, design and testing of new building materials for interior thermal insulation systems, application of industrial by-products in production of building materials, the usage of natural zeolite materials as supplementary binders in cement based composites, application of ceramic waste powders in concrete production, improvement of thermal stability of buildings using phase change materials – DSC analysis of temperature changes induced by phase change, transport and durability properties of different kinds of building stones, investigation of the hydration kinetics of the binder system cement/pozzolana, investigation of the processes at the formation of solid structure in the silicon oxide-Portland cement system in a relation to the binder properties, HPFRC (High Performance Fibre Reinforced Composites) at elevated temperatures, application of hydrophobic agents for improvement durability and service life of building materials, application of waste plastics in the development of thermal insulation composites, mortars with lightweight aggregate, biomass ash as an active mineral admixture for cement-based composites, cooperation with practice in the frame of reconstruction of moist buildings and structures, analysis of materials durability, materials testing, corrosion resistance and service life.

Professional experience

Principal investigator of 18 scientific projects from the Czech Science Foundation and Ministry of Education Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, cooperation in the frame of solution of 3 European and 17 Czech scientific projects. Co-editor of 8 proceedings from scientific conferences, member of a scientific committee of the international conferences Thermophysics 2009 - 2018, member of scientific committees of 2nd and 3rd International Conference on Building Materials and Components ICBMC 2017, ICBMC 2018, keynote speaker at 4th International conference on Civil and Urban Engineering ICCUE 2017, chair of 8 national conferences, head of accredited laboratory for building materials testing, member of the technical committee for accreditation of material testing laboratories.


1 monograph, 3 books, 2 lecture notes, 150 papers in WoS database, 404 papers in international reviewed journals and proceedings  of international and Czech conferences,  735 citations in WoS database, h-index 19 (WoS)


Pavlíková, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Matiašovský, P.
Water Vapour Storage Capacity of Masonry Renovation Plasters Contaminated with Chlorides
Materials Science (Medžiagotyra). 2018, 24(4), 437-442. ISSN 2029-7289.

Fořt, J.; Trník, A.; Pavlíková, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Fabrication of Dodecanol/Diatomite Shape-Stabilized PCM and Its Utilization in Interior Plaster
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2018, 39 ISSN 1572-9567.

Pavlíková, M.; Pokorný, J.; Jankovský, O.; Záleská, M.; Martin, V.; Souček, K.; Pavlík, Z.
The Effect of the Sodium Sulphate Solution Exposure on Properties and Mechanical Resistanc of Different Kinds of Renders
Ceramics-Silikáty. 2018, 62(4), 311-324. ISSN 0862-5468.

Kočí, V.; Kočí, J.; Maděra, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Gu, X.; Zhang, W.; Černý, R.
Thermal and hygric assessment of an inside-insulated brick wall: 2D critical experiment and computational analysis 
Journal of Building Physics. 2018, 41(6), 497-520. ISSN 1744-2591.

Pavlíková, M.; Zemanová, L.; Pokorný, J.; Záleská, M.; Jankovský, O.; Lojka, M.; Sedmidubský, D.; Pavlík, Z.
Valorization of wood chips ash as an eco-friendly mineral admixture in mortar mix design
Waste Management. 2018, 80 89-100. ISSN 0956-053X.

Fořt, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.; Beran, P.
Complex assessment of reconstruction works on an institutional building: A case study
Journal of Cleaner Production. 2018, 202 871-882. ISSN 1879-1786.

Záleská, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Pokorný, J.; Jankovský, O.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Structural, mechanical and hygrothermal properties of lightweight concrete based on the application of waste plastics
Construction and Building Materials. 2018, 180 1-11. ISSN 0950-0618.

Záleská, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Jankovský, O.; Lojka, M.; Pivák, A.; Pavlík, Z.
Experimental Analysis of MOC Composite with a Waste-Expanded Polypropylene-Based Aggregate
Materials. 2018, 11(6), ISSN 1996-1944.

Záleská, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Jankovský, O.; Pokorný, J.; Pavlík, Z.
Lightweight concrete made with waste expanded polypropylene-based aggregate and synthetic coagulated amorphous silica
Ceramics-Silikáty. 2018, 66(3), 221-232. ISSN 0862-5468.

Záleská, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Scheinherrová, L.; Pokorný, J.; Trník, A.; Svora, P.; Fořt, J.; Jankovský, O. et al.
Biomass ash‑based mineral admixture prepared from municipal sewage sludge and its application in cement composites
Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 2018, 20(1), 159-171. ISSN 1618-9558.

Záleská, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Jankovský, O.; Pokorný, J.; Tydlitát, V.; Svora, P.; Černý, R.
Physical and chemical characterization of technogenic pozzolans for the application in blended cements
Construction and Building Materials. 2018, 160 106-116. ISSN 0950-0618.

Fořt, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Trník, A.; Pavlíková, M.; Černý, R.
Effect of the Mode and Dynamics of Thermal Procesess on DSC-Acquired Phase-Chnage Temperature and Latent Heat of Different Kinds of PCM
Materials and Technology. 2017, 51(6), 919-924. ISSN 1580-2949.

Jankovský, O.; Pavlíková, M.; Sedmidubský, D.; Bouša, D.; Lojka, M.; Pokorný, J.; Záleská, M.; Pavlík, Z.
Study on pozzolana activity of wheat straw ash as potential admixture for blended cements
Ceramics - Silikaty. 2017, 61(4), 327-339. ISSN 0862-5468.

Fořt, J.; Černý, R.; Konvalinka, P.; Pavlík, Z.; Beran, P.
Acta Polytechnica. 2017, 57(3), 159-166. ISSN 1210-2709.

Rahhal, V.F.; Pavlík, Z.; Tironi, A; Castellano, C.C.; Trezza, M.A.; Černý, R.; Irassar, E.F.
Effect of cement composition on the early hydration of blended cements with natural zeolite
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 2017, 128(2), 721-733. ISSN 1388-6150.

Keppert, M.; Fořt, J.; Trník, A.; Koňáková, D.; Vejmelková, E.; Pokorný, J.; Svora, P.; Pavlík, Z. et al.
Behavior of Sandstones Under Heat Treatment
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2017, 38(4), ISSN 0195-928X.

Fořt, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Pavlíková, M.; Záleská, M.; Trník, A.; Jankovský, O.
Preparation of Puzzolana Active Two Component Composite for Latent Heat Storage
Ceramics - Silikaty. 2016, 60(4), 291-298. ISSN 0862-5468.

Keppert, M.; Žumár, J.; Čáchová, M.; Koňáková, D.; Svora, P.; Pavlík, Z.; Vejmelková, E.; Černý, R.
Water Vapor Diffusion and Adsorption of Sandstones: Influence of Rock Texture and Composition
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 2016, 2016 ISSN 1687-8434.

Pavlík, Z.; Fořt, J.; Pavlíková, M.; Pokorný, J.; Trník, A.; Černý, R.
Modified lime-cement plasters with enhanced thermal and hygric storage capacity for moderation of interior climate
Energy and Buildings. 2016, 126 113-127. ISSN 0378-7788.

Pavlík, Z.; Trník, A.; Kulovaná, T.; Scheinherrová, L.; Rahhal, V.; Irassar, E.; Černý, R.
DSC and TG Analysis of a Blended Binder Based on Waste Ceramic Powder and Portland Cement
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2016, 37(3), ISSN 0195-928X.

Antepara, I.; Pavlík, Z.; Žumár, J.; Pavlíková, M.; Černý, R.
Properties of Hydrophilic Mineral Wool for Desalination of Historical Masonry
Materials Science. 2016, 22(1), 88-93. ISSN 1392-1320.

Fořt, J.; Trník, A.; Scheinherrová, L.; Pavlík, Z.; Pavlíková, M.; Černý, R.
Thermal Properties of Cement Based Composites with Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Fly Ash Accessed by Two Different Transient Methods
Materials Science. 2016, 22(1), 132-137. ISSN 1392-1320.

Kulovaná, T.; Pokorný, J.; Keppert, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Strength Development and Physical Properties of Cement Paste with Incorporated Ceramic Powder
Materials Science. 2016, 22(1), 82-87. ISSN 1392-1320.

Pavlík, Z.; Fořt, J.; Záleská, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Trník, A.; Medveď, I.; Keppert, M.; Koutsoukos, P.G et al.
Energy-efficient thermal treatment of sewage sludge for its application in blended cements
Journal of Cleaner Production. 2016, 2016(112), 409-419. ISSN 0959-6526.

Fořt, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Ďurana, K.; Černý, R.
Effect of Sandstone Anisotropy on its Heat and Moisture Transport Properties
Materials Science. 2015, 21(3), 455-459. ISSN 1392-1320.

Antepara, I.; Fiala, L.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Moisture Dependent Thermal Properties of Hydrophilic Mineral Wool: Application of the Effective Media Theory
Materials Science. 2015, 21(3), 449-454. ISSN 1392-1320.

Keppert, M.; Siddique, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Wet-Treated MSWI Fly Ash Used as Supplementary Cementitious Material
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 2015, 2015 ISSN 1687-8434.

Pavlík, Z.; Jerman, M.; Fořt, J.; Černý, R.
Monitoring Thermal Performance of Hollow Bricks with Different Cavity Fillers in Difference Climate Conditions
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2015, 36(2-3), 557-568. ISSN 0195-928X.

Suchorab, Z.; Barnat-Hunek, D.; Smarzewski, P.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Free of volatile organic compounds protection against moisture in building materials

Pavlík, Z.; Fiala, L.; Jerman, M.; Vejmelková, E.; Pavlíková, M.; Keppert, M.; Černý, R.
Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Moisture-Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Lightweight Ceramic Bricks
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2014, 35(12), 1912-1921. ISSN 0195-928X.

Fořt, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Žumár, J.; Pavlíková, M.; Černý, R.
Effect of temperature on water vapor transport properties
Journal of Building Physics. 2014, 38(2), 156-169. ISSN 1744-2591.

Pavlík, Z.; Trník, A.; Keppert, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Žumár, J.; Černý, R.
Experimental Investigation of the Properties of Lime-Based Plaster-Containing PCM for Enhancing the Heat-Storage Capacity of Building Envelopes
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2014, 35(3-4), 767-782. ISSN 0195-928X.

Kočí, V.; Maděra, J.; Fořt, J.; Žumár, J.; Pavlíková, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Service Life Assessment of Historical Building Envelopes Constructed Using Different Types of Sandstone: A Computational Analysis Based on Experimental Input Data
The Scientific World Journal. 2014, 2014(1), ISSN 1537-744X.

Pavlík, Z.; Keppert, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Žumár, J.; Fořt, J.; Černý, R.
Mechanical, hygric, and durability properties of cement mortar with MSWI bottom ash as partial silica sand replacement
Cement Wapno Beton. 2014, 19(2), 67-+. ISSN 1425-8129.

Pavlík, Z.; Jerman, M.; Trník, A.; Kočí, V.; Černý, R.
Effective thermal conductivity of hollow bricks with cavities filled by air and expanded polystyrene
Journal of Building Physics. 2014, 37(4), 436-448. ISSN 1744-2591.

Pavlík, Z.; Fiala, L.; Černý, R.
Experimental Assessment of Thermal Conductivity of a Brick Block with Internal Cavities Using a Semi-scale Experiment
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2013, 34(5), 909-915. ISSN 0195-928X.

Pavlík, Z.; Fiala, L.; Vejmelková, E.; Černý, R.
Application of Effective Media Theory for Determination of Thermal Properties of Hollow Bricks as a Function of Moisture Content
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2013, 34(5), 894-908. ISSN 0195-928X.

Pavlík, Z.; Trník, A.; Ondruška, J.; Keppert, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Volfová, P.; Kaulich, V.; Černý, R.
Apparent Thermal Properties of Phase-Change Materials: An Analysis Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Impulse Method
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2013, 34(5), 851-864. ISSN 0195-928X.

Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Determination of Moisture Diffusivity as a Function of Both Moisture and Temperature
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2012, 33(8), 1704-1714. ISSN 0195-928X.

Pavlík, Z.; Mihulka, J.; Fiala, L.; Černý, R.
Application of Time-Domain Reflectometry for Measurement of Moisture Profiles in a Drying Experiment
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2012, 33(8), 1661-1673. ISSN 0195-928X.

Keppert, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Tydlitát, V.; Volfová, P.; Švarcová, s.; Šyc, M.; Černý, R.
Properties of municipal solid waste incineration ashes with respect to their separation temperature
Waste Management & Research. 2012, 30(10), 1041-1048. ISSN 0734-242X.

Kočí, J.; Žumár, J.; Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Application of Genetic Algorithm for Determination of Water Vapor Diffusion Parameters of Building Materials
Journal of Building Physics. 2012, 35(3), 238-250. ISSN 1744-2591.

Pavlík, Z.; Žumár, J.; Pavlíková, M.; Černý, R.
A Boltzmann Transformation Method for Investigation of Water Vapor Transport in Building Materials
Journal of Building Physics. 2012, 35(3), 213-223. ISSN 1744-2591.

Pavlík, Z.; Žumár, J.; Medveď, I.; Černý, R.
Water vapor adsorption in porous building materials: experimental measurement and theoretical analysis
Transport in Porous Media. 2012, 91(3), 939-954. ISSN 0169-3913.

Pavlík, Z.; Keppert, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Volfová, P.; Černý, R.
Application of MSWI Bottom Ash as Alternative Aggregate in Cement Mortar
WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment. 2011, III(148), 335-342. ISSN 1743-3541.

Pavlík, Z.; Keppert, M.; Pavlíková, M.; Volfová, P.; Černý, R.
Environmental Friendly Concrete Production Using Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Materials
WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment. 2011, III(148), 325-334. ISSN 1743-3541.

Pavlík, Z.; Vejmelková, E.; Pavlíková, M.; Keppert, M.; Černý, R.
Characterization of Building Stones Involved in Historical Masonry
Advanced Materials Research. 2011, 324(1), 388-391. ISSN 1022-6680.

Pavlík, Z.; Pavlíková, M.; Maděra, J.; Černý, R.
New type of lime plaster with pozzolana admixture for renewal of historical buildings
Advanced Materials Research. 2011, 324(1), 336-339. ISSN 1022-6680.

Pavlík, Z.; Fiala, L.; Maděra, J.; Pavlíková, M.; Černý, R.
Computational modelling of coupled water and salt transport in porous materials using diffusion-advection model
Journal of the Franklin Institute. 2011, 348(7), 1547-1587. ISSN 0016-0032.

Pavlíková, M.; Pavlík, Z.; Keppert, M.; Černý, R.
Salt transport and storage parameters of renovation plasters and their possible effects on restored buildings' walls
Construction and Building Materials. 2011, 25(3), 1205-1212. ISSN 0950-0618.

Keppert, M.; Reiterman, P.; Pavlík, Z.; Pavlíková, M.; Jerman, M.; Černý, R.
Municipal solid waste incineration ashes and their potential for partial replacement of Portland cement and fine aggregates in concrete
Cement Wapno Beton. 2010, 15/77(4), 187-193. ISSN 1425-8129.

Pavlík, Z.; Vejmelková, E.; Fiala, L.; Černý, R.
Effect of Moisture on Thermal Conductivity of Lime-Based Composites
International Journal of Thermophysics. 2009, 30(6), 1999-2014. ISSN 0195-928X.

Suchorab, Z.; Sobczuk, H.; Černý, R.; Pavlík, Z.; De Miguel, R.S.
Sensitivity Range Determination of Surface TDR Probes
Environment Protection Engineering. 2009, 35(3), 179-189. ISSN 0324-8828.

Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Hygrothermal Performance Study of an Innovative Interior Thermal Insulation System
Applied Thermal Engineering. 2009, 29(10), 1941-1946. ISSN 1359-4311.

Pavlík, Z.; Michálek, P.; Pavlíková, M.; Kopecká, I.; Maxová, I.; Černý, R.
Water and Salt Transport and Storage Properties of Mšené Sandstone
Construction and Building Materials. 2008, 22(8), 1736-1748. ISSN 0950-0618.

Pavlík, Z.; Černý, R.
Experimental Assessment of Hygrothermal Performance of an Interior Thermal Insulation System Using a Laboratory Technique Simulating On-Site Conditions
Energy and Buildings. 2008, 40(5), 673-678. ISSN 0378-7788.

Pavlík, Z.; Jiřičková, M.; Černý, R.; Sobczuk, H.; Suchorab, Z.
Determination of Moisture Diffusivity Using the Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) Method
Journal of Building Physics. 2006, 30(1), 59-70. ISSN 1744-2591.

Pavlík, Z.; Jiřičková, M.; Pavlík, J.; Černý, R.
Interior Thermal Insulation System Based on Hydrophilic Mineral Wool
Journal of Building Physics. 2005, 29(1), 21-35. ISSN 1744-2591.

Černý, R.; Pavlík, Z.; Rovnaníková, P.
Experimental Analysis of Coupled Water and Chloride Transport in Cement Mortar
Cement and Concrete Composites. 2004, 26(6), 705-715. ISSN 0958-9465.