Petr Musilek

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Director of Computer Engineering Program
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Alberta




Dr. Musilek received his Ing. degree (Electrical Engineering, with great distinction) in 1991, and Ph.D. (Cybernetics) in 1995 from the Military Academy in Brno, Czech Republic. Between 1997 and 1999, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Intelligent Systems Research Lab, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. In 1999 he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada, where he is currently a Full Professor and Director of Computer Engineering program.

In 2005, he was a Visiting Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Carlos III of Madrid, Spain, and a Visiting Scientist at the Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and in 2012 a Visiting Scientist at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VSB – Technical University Ostrava, Czech Republic. He is a professional engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). In 2014, he was named a Professor of Informatics in the Czech Republic.

Research Interests

Dr. Musilek’s interests include computational intelligence, energy systems, and environmental modelling. He developed a number of innovative solutions in the areas of renewable energy systems, smart grids, wireless sensor networks, and environmental monitoring and modelling.