Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 12 Sep - Sun 16 Sep, 2001

no photo available Jiri Zlatuska (Faculty)

Country/Region: Czech Republic

Masaryk University

Most Recently Attended: (2000)
Alternate Systems and Structures for Higher Education: Public Needs and Institutional Response for the 21st Century
(Session 379)

Biography:
Jiri Zlatuska is rector of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, where he is also founding dean of the Faculty of Informatics and professor of computer science. He has been a visiting associate professor at the University of Delaware, Newark, USA, and has held various teaching and administrative posts at Mrsaryk University. His research interests include computer science and mathematical logic, the general impact of informatics, and information society. Professor Zlatuska holds a Ph.D. in theoretical computer science from the Czechoslovak Academy of Science, Prague. He was a Fellow at Salzburg Seminar Session 361, Higher Education: Leadership and Institutional Reform in 1998; Session 368, Scientific Development and the Democratic Process in 1999; and Session 379, Alternate Systems and Structures of Higher Education: Public Needs and Institutional Response for the 21st Century in 2000. He was a participant of the Universities Project third plenary symposium in 1999.