Director of Research
Unipetrol Vyzkumne Vzdelavaci Centrum
Josef Šimek has been in the position of the Director of Research of Unipetrol Centre for Research and Education January 2018. During his career he worked for the Unipetrol as a Scientist and a Head of Analytical Laboratories. At the Centre he also took part in working on research projects for Unipetrol in the field of production of aromatics and PYROTOL unit modelling. He also worked in the KOZOROP Project and the CYCLOP International Pulse Reactor Project. From 2005 to 2009 he worked for Euro Support Manufacturing Czechia, s.r.o. as a research manager. In this position he was responsible for special laboratories build up, managing of pilot plants, laboratories of quality and production technologies. He also worked in Unipetrol as a leader of the APC (Advanced Process Control) implementation. He graduated at the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague - organic technology.