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prof. Ing. Dušan Kocur, CSc.

Phone: +421(55) 602 4233
E-mail: Dusan.Kocur@tuke.sk
Address: Němcovej 32
Room number: 517

Research areas

Signal processing; UWB sensors (radars); UWB sensor (radar) system architectures; UWB sensor (radar) network; signal processing for UWB sensor (radar) systems; person monitoring by UWB sensors (radars); detection, localization and tracking of moving and static objects, biometric UWB sensors (radars), UWB sensor (radar) applications, UWB radars with synthetic aperture.


UWB_SS – 26000714 – UWB sensor networks
– 26001082 – Communication Systems
E2 – 26000917 – Electronics 2

Education and degrees

Professor – Technical university of Košice, Slovak Republic, 2005
Associate Professor – Technical university of Košice, Slovak Republic, 1996
Philosophiae Doctor. – Technical university of Košice, Slovak Republic, 1990
Master Degree – Technical university of Košice,Cechoslovakia, 1985

Principal investigator of the projects

ReConLoc –Person Monitoring by UWB Sensor Systems Operating in Real Conditions, VEGA 1/0584/20, 01/2020-12/2023, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
RUMS – Robust UWB Sensor System for Persons Monitoring, APVV, APVV-18-0373, 07/2019-06/2022 Slovak republic, principal investigator.
DeViFu – Multiple Person Localization Based on Detection of Their Vital Signs Using Short-Range UWB Sensors,  VEGA1/0772/17, 01/2016-12/2019, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
WSN-AQUA – Wireless Sensor Network for Water Quality Monitoring, HUSK/1101/1.2.1/0091, Hungary-Slovakia Cross-border Co-operation, Programme 2007-2015, 2013-2015, principal investigator (Slovak team).
Persons Localization in 3D Under Emergency Event based on UWB Radar System, APVV, APVV-0404-12, 2013-2016, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
UWB-SeNet – Short-Range UWB Sensor Networks for Detection, Localization and Tracking of Moving Persons, VEGA 1/0563/13, 01/2013-12/2015, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
Through-Wall Localisation of People by Means of Portable Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Sensors, DAAD, 01/2012-12/2013, Slovak republic, Germany, principal investigator (Slovak team).
UWB-RSS – Development of experimental measurement apparatuses and multimedial e-learning textbook for the purpose of the education process support in the field of UWB radar system, KEGA 010TUKE-4/2012, 01/2012-12/2013, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
CE-FEI-I – Center of Information and Communication Technologies for Knowledge Systems, ITMS project code: 26220120020, 2009 – 2012, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
CE-FEI-II – Development of the Center of Information and Communication Technologies for Knowledge Systems, ITMS project code: 26220120030, 2010-2013, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
TW-MTT-UWB – Through wall tracking of multiple targets by UWB radar systems, APVV, LPP-0080-09, 2009-2012, SK, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
UWB-BSS -Development of experimental measurement apparatuses and multimedial e-learning textbook for the purpose of the education process support in the field of wireless UWB sensor networks, KEGA 3/7523/09, 2009-2011, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
COST Action IC0803 – RF/Microwave Communication Subsystems for Emerging Wireless Technologies, projekt COST IC0803, 2008-2012, EU, principal investigator (Slovak team)
RADIOTECT – Ultra Wideband Radio Application for Localisation of Hidden People and Detection of Unauthorised Objects, projekt 6RP EÚ, COOP-CT-2006, Contract Number: 032744, 2007 – 2009, EU, principal investigator (Slovak team)
DSP-UWB-RAD – Digital signal processing for target detection and tracking in UWB radars, APVV LPP-0287-06, 2006 – 2009, Slovak republic, principal investigator.
COST Action 289 – Spectrum and Power Efficient Broadband Communications, 2003-2007, EU, principal investigator (Slovak team)
COST Action 262 – Spread Spectrum Systems and Techniques in Wireless and Wired Communications, 1999-2002, EU, principal investigator (Slovak team)
Innovative Methods of Noise and Vibration Analysis on Reciprocating Machinery for the Purpose of Quality Control and Diagnostics, COPERNICUS, 1994-1998, EU, principal investigator (Slovak team)


Honorary Professor of Budapest Tech – (Budapest, Hungary) – awarded in 2005.

Selected publications

  1. ŠVECOVÁ, Mária – KOCUR, Dušan – DEMČÁK, Jakub – BUŠA, Ján – GAMCOVÁ, Mária – SLOVÁK, Stanislav: Through-the-floor localization of a static person by a multistatic UWB radar. Microwave and optical technology letters. Vol. 61, No. 3, 2019, p. 825-831.
  2. KOCUR, Dušan – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária – ZETIK, Rudolf: Basic Signal Processing Principles for Monitoring of Persons Using UWB Sensors – An Overview. Acta Electrotechnica et Informatica. – Košice (Slovensko): Fakulta elektrotechniky a informatiky, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2019, p. 9-15.
  3. KOCUR, Dušan – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária: Signal Processing for Monitoring of Static Persons Using UWB Sensors: A Survey. IEEE MTT-S 2019 International Microwave Biomedical Conference. – Nanjing (China): Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019, p. 1-3.
  4. KOCUR, Dušan – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária – DEMČÁK, Jakub: Estimation of Breathing Frequency and Heart Rate by Biometric UWB Radar. SMC 2018 : 2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. – Pistacaway (USA) : IEEE Computer Society, 2018, p. 2570-2576.
  5. KOCUR, Dušan – FORTES, Jana – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária: Multiple moving person tracking by UWB sensors: the effect of mutual shielding persons and methods reducing its impacts. Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking. Vol. 2017, No. 1, 2017, p. 1-15.
  6. Kocur, Dušan – Novák, Daniel – Švecová, Mária: Multiple Person Localization Based on Their Vital Sign Detection Using UWB Sensor. In: Microwave Systems and Applications. – Rijeka : InTech d.o.o., 2017, p. 399-422.
  7. DRUTAROVSKÝ, Miloš – KOCUR, Dušan – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária – GARCIA, Nuno M.: Real-time wireless UWB sensor network for person monitoring. ConTEL 2017. – Zagreb : University of Zagreb, 2017, p. 19-26.
  8. KOCUR, Dušan – NOVÁK, Daniel – DEMČÁK, Jakub: A joint localization and breathing rate estimation of static persons using UWB radar. SMC 2017. – Danvers : IEEE, 2017, p. 1728-1733.
  9. DRUTAROVSKÝ, Miloš – KOCUR, Dušan – PETURA, Oto – FORTES, Jana – SLOVÁK, Stanislav – LABAN, Marek – GALAJDA, Pavol – PIETRIKOVÁ, Alena – KAŽIMÍR, Peter – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária: Embedded Sensor Node for UWB Radar Network based Short-Range Tracking of Moving Persons. International Scientific Herald. Vol. 12, No. 1, 2016, p. 240-250.
  10. KOCUR, Dušan – NOVÁK, Daniel – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária: UWB radar signal processing for localization of persons with the changing nature of their movement. Sensors and Transducers: Sensors and Electronic Instrumentation. Vol. 207, No. 12, 2016, p. 50-57.
  11. KAŽIMÍR, Peter – KOCUR, Dušan – FORTES, Jana – ZETIK, R.: Localisation of Motionless Persons in 3D Space by UWB Radar. PIERS Draft Guangzhou : Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium: August 25-28, 2014, Guangzhou, China. – Cambridge : The Electromagnetics Academy, 2014, p. 521-525.
  12. KOCUR, Dušan – KAŽIMÍR, Peter – FORTES, Jana – NOVÁK, Daniel – DRUTAROVSKÝ, Miloš – GALAJDA, Pavol – ZETIK, Rudolf: Short-Range UWB Radar: Surveillance Robot Equipment of the Future. SMC 2014 : 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics : October 5-8, 2014, San Diego, CA, USA. – Danvers : IEEE, 2014, p. 3801-3806.
  13. FORTES, Jana – KOCUR, Dušan: UWB Radar Signal Processing for Positioning of Persons Changing Their Motion Activity. Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. Vol. 10, No. 3, 2013, p. 165-184.
  14. KOCUR, Dušan – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária – FORTES, Jana: Through-the-wall localization of a moving target by two independent ultra wideband (UWB) radar systems. Sensors, Vol. 13, No. 9, 2013, p. 11969-11997.
  15. FORTES, Jana – KOCUR, Dušan – KAŽIMÍR, Peter: Investigation of localization accuracy for UWB radar operating in complex environment. Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, Vol. 10, No. 5, 2013, p. 203-219.
  16. KOCUR, Dušan – FORTES, Jana: Short-Range Tracking of Moving Targets by Handheld UWB Radar System. In: Microwave and Milimeter Wave Circuits and Systems : Emerging Design, Technologies and Applications. – Chichester : JohnWiley & Sons, Ltd, 2013, p. 209-225.
  17. FORTES, Jana – KOCUR, Dušan: Solutions of Mutual Shadowing Effect between People Tracked by UWB Radar. COMCAS 2013 : The International IEEE Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronic Systems : Tel Aviv, Izrael, October 21-23, 2013. – Tel-Aviv : Ortra, 2013, p. 1-5.
  18. URDZÍK, Daniel – ZETÍK, Rudolf – KOCUR, Dušan – FORTES, Jana: Shadowing effect investigation for the purposes of person detection and tracking by UWB radars. German Microwave Conference : Conference Proceedings : 12-14 March 2012. – Ilmenau : Ilmenau University of Technology, 2012, p. 1-4.
  19. URDZÍK, Daniel – ZETÍK, Rudolf – KOCUR, Dušan – FORTES, Jana: Shadowing Effect Analysis at Multiple Moving Persons Tracking by UWB Radar. PIERS 2012 Kuala Lumpur : Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium : Proceedings : March 27 – 30, 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. – Cambridge : The Electromagnetics Academy, 2012, p. 834-837.
  20. FORTES, Jana – KOCUR, Dušan: Short Range Tracking of Moving Persons by UWB Sensor Network. European Microwave Week 2011 : “Wave to the Future” : Conference Proceedings : 9-14 October 2011, Manchester, UK. – London: EuMA, 2011, p. 321-324.
  21. FORTES, Jana – KOCUR, Dušan: TOA estimation and data association for through-wall tracking of moving targets. Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2010, p. 1-11.
  22. AFTANAS, Michal – SACHS, Jürgen – DRUTAROVSKÝ, Miloš – KOCUR, Dušan: Efficient and fast method of wall parameter estimation by using UWB radar system. Frequenz. Vol. 63, No. 11-12, 2009, p. 231-235.
  23. FORTES, Jana – KOCUR, Dušan: Compensation of wall effect for through wall tracking of moving targets.. Radioengineering. Part 2, Special Issue on Workshop of the COST Action IC0803: RF/Microwave Communication Subsystems for Emerging Wireless Technologies (RFCSET). Vol. 18, No. 2, 2009, p. 189-195.
  24. KOCUR, Dušan – FORTES, Jana – ŠVECOVÁ, Mária: Through wall tracking of moving targets by M-sequence UWB radar. In: Studies in Computational Intelligence vol. 243 : Towards Intelligent Engineering and Information Technology. – Heidelberg: Springer, 2009, p. 349-364.
  25. KOCUR, Dušan – FORTES, Jana – URDZÍK, Daniel: Multiple Moving Target Tracking by UWB Radar Sensor Network. In: Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Aplications. – Weinheim : Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2012, p. 762-772.
  26. SACHS, Jurgen – AFTANAS, Michal – CRABBE, Stephen – DRUTAROVSKÝ, Miloš – KLUKAS, Ralf – KOCUR, Dušan – NGUYEN, Trung Thanh – PEYERL, Peter – FORTES, Jana – ZAIKOV, Egor: Detection and tracking of moving or trapped people hidden by obstacles using ultra-wideband pseudo-noise radar. EuRAD 2008 : 5. 29.-31.10.2008, Amsterdam. – Amsterdam : EuMA, 2008, p. 408-411.


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