Prof. Ondrej Vaculin, Ph.D.

Programme director and Academic advisor "Applied Reserach in Engineering Sciences" (Master)

Room: A112
Subject Area: Passive vehicle safety and mechatronic systems
Faculty: Fakultät E


  • Passive, integral and active vehicle safety
  • Automated driving
  • Vehicle dynamics


  • Since 2018 at THI
  • 2008 - 2018: TÜV SÜD Prague; Vice President Safety and Security Automotive
  • 2005 - 2008: Czech Technical University in Prague; Researcher
  • 2000 - 2005: DLR Oberpfaffenhofen; Researcher
  • 2001: PhD; Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering; Mechanics of Solids, Deformable Bodies and Continua
  • 1986 - 1991: Czech Technical University in Prague; Faculty of Electrical Engineering; Technical Cybernetics


  • Vaculín, O., Gellrich, M., Matawa, R., Witschass, S, (2020), Testing of Automated Driving Systems, Mecca Journal of Middle European Construction and Design of Cars XVII(01), pp. 7-13.
  • Negri, R. Vaculín, O., Oliveira, G. (2020), Automatic Car Reverse Braking System Based on a ToF Camera Sensor, in FISITA Web Congress 2020.
  • de Borba, T., Patel, P. Vaculín, O., (2021), Concept of a Vehicle Platform for Development and Testing of Low-Speed Automated Driving Functions, In: 38th FISITA World Congress, Prague, 13–17 September 2021
  • Afraj, S., Vaculín, O., Böhmländer, D. Hyncik, L., (2021), Quantification Methodology for Crash Behavior Comparison Between Virtual Crash Simulations and Real-Time Crash Tests, In: 38th FISITA World Congress, Prague, 13–17 September 2021
  • Plaschkies, F., Vaculín, O. Schumacher, A., (2021), Assessment of the Influence of Human Body Diversity on Passive Safety Systems: A State-of-the-art Overview, In: 38th FISITA World Congress, Prague, 13–17 September 2021

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Awards and memberships

  • FISITA – Council Delegate, Member of Technical Committee
  • Member and President of CAS