Prof. Karel Schmeidler

Prof. Karel Schmeidler  is a professor and researcher in the Institute of Forensic Engineering at the University of Technology (VUT) in Brno, and in the Transport Department at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University in Ostrava (TU-VSB). He directs the REDECO - Urban Space and Transport Analysis Laboratory. He is developing spatial analysis methods and simulation models, modelling built movement and studying the formation of sustainable urban areas.  He has worked on several national and international research projects involving urban sociology, architectural design, urban planning, integrated land use and transport planning research, including the EC projects SIZE, ASI, CONSENSUS, TRAINER, ADVISORS, many European Science Foundation COST Action projects, Central European University Fellowships (Soros Foundation Projects) and EU HUMANIST Centre of Excellence.