Jan Bohacik, PhD., EUR ING, doc.

Associate Professor in Applied Informatics (Applied Computer Science) : Data Mining, Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Big Data, Fuzzy Logic, Algorithm Development, Medical Data, TeleHealth & Java Programmer

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Curriculum Vitae

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Academic education
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Student work experience
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Language skills
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Work experience

Associate Professor, Department of Informatics (Computer Science), Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, University of Zilina, Slovakia, July 2017 - up to now

Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics (Computer Science), Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, University of Zilina, Slovakia, October 2009 - June 2017

Data Analyst, Data Mining Group, Pokec Team, Ringier Axel Springer Slovakia, a.s., Slovakia, July 2016 - June 2017

(Postdoctoral) Research Assistant in Medical Data Mining (September 2010 - July 2012)/Computational Issues in TeleHealth (August 2012 - July 2014), Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science (now Faculty of Science and Engineering), University of Hull, UK, September 2010 - July 2014

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Professional qualifications

Habilitation, University of Zilina, Slovakia, July 2017
On May 25, 2017, I gave my public lecture and defended my habilitation thesis. On October 26, 2017, I was given the Docent decree during my Habilitation Ceremony and it has been in effect since July 1, 2017. The related Docent degree (abbreviated as doc.) is a scientific-academic degree in Slovakia and at many European universities which is awarded after successful habilitation and is often required for an academic appointment below that of a full professor.

European Engineer, The Association of Slovak Scientific and Technological Societies and European Federation of National Engineering Associations, Belgium, January 2012
On January 31, 2012, my Certificate of Award of the Designation of European Engineer was issued.

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Academic education

PhD Student, Department of Informatics (Computer Science), Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, University of Zilina, Slovakia, October 2006 - September 2009
A full-time student of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) study. I passed the PhD Comprehensive Examination in January 2007. I defended my PhD dissertation on September 23, 2009. On November 6, 2009 I was given the PhD Diploma during my PhD Ceremony. This PhD degree equals a Doctoral degree in Computer Science.

Master Student, Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, University of Zilina, Slovakia, July 2001 - June 2006
A full-time student of joined Bachelor and Master study. In July 2006 I was conferred the certificate of the final state examination and the academic degree of Engineer (Ing.). This Engineer's degree equals a Master's degree in Computer Science.

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Research and study stays

Visiting Research Student, Department of Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, May 2009 - September 2009
A visiting research student supported by the National Scholarship Program of the Slovak Republic (a scholarship of the Slovak Government).

Visiting PhD Student, Department of Informatics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal, February 2009 - April 2009
A visiting PhD student with LLP-ERASMUS scholarship.

International Visiting PhD Student, Department of Computer Sciences, Faculty of Information Sciences (now Faculty of Natural Sciences), University of Tampere, Finland, August 2007 - May 2008
The Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) (now Finnish National Agency for Education), Finland provided me with a scholarship of the Finnish Government.

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Courses and other education

Language Student, State Language School Zilina (now Language School Zilina), Slovakia, September 2003 - June 2007
Intensive and full-time language courses in general English. I passed the General State Language Examination in English in June 2007 (equal to CEFR C1-C2 level of English).

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Student work experience

Cook, Santa's Village, USA, June - September 2005
A cook in Burger Meister Food Court which is a part of Santa's Village - a family and amusement park.

Seller, Hrnkova Maria - a tradeswoman, Slovakia, During summers 2002, 2003, 2004

Assistant Maintenance Man, Damex, s.r.o., Slovakia, Summer 2000

Maintenance Man of Computers and Software, Secondary School of Agriculture (now Secondary School of Agriculture and Rural Services), Slovakia, September 1999 - June 2000

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Memberships, volunteering and achievements

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Language skills

Mother tongue: Slovak.

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Other skills

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