Karel Durkota placed second in Joseph Fourier's Prize with his PhD. dissertation. In his work Karel combines advanced game-theoretic algorithms with practical network security applications built on real world data. During the doctoral studies Karel wrote or co-authored 12 papers and gained 195 citations for all of his publications and thesis. He is the first author of journal paper with impact factor 2.374 and during the PhD Karel achieved H-index 9 (according to Google’s Scholar). Congratulations Karel, you deserve this!
The Joseph Fourier Prize is an annual competition for scientists across the globe, applying individually or in teams to their local competitions. It aims at rewarding the work of researchers, academics and industrial scientists in three strategic areas: High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Edge Computing. In order to stay at the forefront of innovation and remain competitive, public organizations and enterprises will have to understand how to effectively harness these emerging technologies. Through this competition, the organizers are supporting innovation in computer simulation and analysis that will lead to tangible industrial applications within our lifetime.