doc. Ing. Otakar Jiří Mika, CSc.
Associate Professor

doc. Ing. Otakar Jiří Mika, CSc.

Department of Population Protection
E-mail: mika@utb.cz TEL: +420 576 032 093 Office:

Academic staff with more than 23 years of university teacher experience at several universities in the Czech Republic (Moravia). From 2006 to 2014 he worked as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Brno University of Technology. From September 2014, he works as an associate professor at the Institute of Population Protection, Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management in Uherské Hradiště (Tomas Bata University in Zlín) with a working time of 1.0. Here he is a guarantor of the follow-up Master’s degree program, the study program “Society Security”, a member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty and a member of the Board of Study Programs of the Faculty. Professional focus: on industrial chemical safety, dangerous substances, new threats to terrorism – chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terrorism, population protection, population preparedness for emergencies and crisis situations.


Consulting hours

Monday from 10am to 12am

Curriculum vitae


  • 1972 - 1977: Antonín Zápotocký Military Academy in Brno, branch: chemical engineering, title: Ing. (1977),
  • 1986 - 1989: Antonín Zápotocký Military Academy in Brno, field: protection against weapons of mass destruction, title: CSc. (1990),
  • 2011 - 2013: Police Academy of the Czech Republic in Prague, branch: Crisis Management and Criminology, title: doc. (2013).

Internships and study stays

  • NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany - May 1996 (2 weeks) - Environmental Protection Course
  • Cambridge University, United Kingdom - July 1996 (1 month) - scholarship study stay - security studies,
  • Oxford University, United Kingdom - June 1998 (1 month) - scholarship study stay - security studies,
  • Ministry of the Environment Belgrade (Serbia) May 2004 (1 week) as UN environmental expert focusing on industrial chemical safety,
  • English Language Course at Twin English Center in Greenwich, London, January 2016 (2 weeks) Great Britain,
  • ERASMUS, Zilina University in Žilina, Faculty of Security Engineering, May 2017 (1 week), Slovakia,
  • Professional conferences abroad: Finland, Georgia, Croatia, Japan, Kenya, Hungary, Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom.

Process of employment

  • 1977  - 1980: 57th Mochanized Regiment in Stříbro, Chemical Chief,
  • 1980 - 1986: 19th Motorized Division in Pilsen, Deputy Chief of Chemical Service,
  • 1986 - 1989: Military Academy in Brno, internal scientific aspirant,
  • 1989-1997: Military Academy in Brno, senior teacher, departure in 1997 (LTC.)
  • 1997 - 1998: HQH system Praha, specialist,
  • 1998 - 2001: TLP, s.r.o. Prague, Head of the Regional Center in Brno,
  • 2001 - 2006: ISA Tech, s.r.o. Pardubice, Executive Director,
  • 2006 - 2014: Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Assistant Professor, since 2013 associate professor,
  • 2016 - 2017: VŠKE, a.s., Brno, associate professor,
  • 2014 - to date: TBU in Zlín, Faculty of Logistics and Crisis Management in Uherské Hradiště, Institute of Population Protection, Associate Professor, Timeline 1.0

Membership of expert organizations

  • Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (since 1996),
  • The Czech Chemical Society (since 1998),
  • The Union of Civil Protection of the Czech Republic - Club Brno (since 2011),
  • The Czech Environmental Protection Association (since 2014),
  • The Czech National Committee for Disaster Reduction (from 2015),
  • The United Force (from 2015).

Membership of bodies

  • Scientific Board of the Faculty
  • Board of Study Programmes of the Faculty

Faculties and departments