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Jelínek Pavel

Doc., Ing., Ph.D.
Born November 17, 1972 in Prague

  • Condensed matter physics, Physical chemistry
  • Member of Learned Society since 2019

Educational and professional preparation

  • 2008 Fulbright Scholar  Arizona State University, USA
  • 2001–2005 PostDoc position Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
  • 2001 PhD. at the Czech Technical University, Material and Physical Engineering
  • 1997 Ing. at the Czech Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering

Employment and academic positions

  • 1999 Institute of Physics of the AS CR
  • 2014–2015 Visiting Professor Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
  • 2015 RCPTM, UPOL Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2017 Associated Professor in Physical Chemistry, UPOL Olomouc, Czech Republic

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies

  • ERC Advanced Grant Panel
  • International Advisory Board J. Phys.: Cond. Mat., IoP publishing

Notable awards

  • Otto Wichterle award for young outstanding researchers, Czech Academy of Science (2007)
  • The ASCR Prize for outstanding achievements of great scientific importance, Czech Academy of Sciences (2012)
  • Praemium Academiae, Czech Academy of Sciences (2016)

Selected publications

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Luboš Perek is celebrating his 100th year

Founding fellow of the Learned Society and its doyen, astronomer doc. RNDr. Luboš Perek, DrSc, is celebrating his 100th birthday on 26 July 2019. He is an indelible part of history as the person who helped define cosmic space, he was the first to point out the issue of cosmic waste and was also a teacher to the most important Czechoslovak astronomers. Let us express our respect and admiration of the extraordinary scientific career of a person who worked tirelessly and continues to work. The Learned Society wishes Mr Perek health, optimism and joy in the oncoming years.


The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic has appealed to the Hungarian President to support academic freedom

On Friday 19 July the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Learned Society of the Czech Republic sent a letter to Hungarian President János Ánder, in which they state their concerns regarding the situation in respect to management and funding of scientific activities in Hungary. An act, according to which not the Academy of Sciences, but a thirteen-member political committee, will decide on research, funding of scientific activities and establishment or closure of scientific workplaces, will come into force on 1 September.


The loss of Learned Society Fellow prof. Josef Koutecký

We regret to inform that prof. Josef Koutecký, a fellow of the Learned Society, a renowned physician and the founder of paediatric oncology in this country, passed away on 5 July 2019 at the age of 88. He founded paediatric oncology here in 1964 and a separate paediatric oncology department was then established at the Faculty Hospital in Motol, Prague in 1978.