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Slavíček Petr

Prof. RNDr. Bc. Ph.D.
Born May 19, 1976 in Olomouc

  • Physical and theoretical chemistry
  • Member of Learned Society since 2017

Educational and professional preparation

  • 2011-2015 Charles University, Catholic Theological Faculty, B.Sc.
  • 1999–2003 Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Ph.D. in Molecular Physics
  • 1994–1999 Charles University, Faculty of Science, Chemistry, M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry

Employment and academic positions

  • 2015–now Professor, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2006–now Research Associate, J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, AS CR
  • 2015 Visiting Professor at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (short stay)
  • 2010 Visiting Professor at Université Lille, Lille (short stay)
  • 2009–2015 Associate Professor, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague
  • 2009 Visiting Professor at Université-Marne-La-Vallee, Paris (short stay)
  • 2006–2009 Assistant Professor, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague
  • 2003–2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Prof. Todd Martínez

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies

  • Scientific board of FCHI, UCT Prague
  • Board of the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  • Academic Senate, UCT Prague
  • Editorial Board, Vesmír journal
  • Executive board, Resonance foundation

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies

  • American Chemical Society (member)
  • International Max Planck Research School Dynamical processes in atoms, molecules and solids
  • COST Action 1404 - member of management comittee  and working group leader

Notable awards

  • Neuron prize for young scientists (2016)
  • Learned Society Prize, Younger Scientist Award for innovative study of photochemical reactions by quantum chemical methods (2015)
  • Award of the Chairman of Czech Science Foundation (GA CR) (as co-PI of a project lead by M. Fárník) for grant project Dynamics of solvated electrons in molecular clusters: Experimental and theoretical approach (2014)
  • Award of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic for pedagogical activities (2012)
  • DAAD fellowship
  • NATO Fellowship

Selected publications

  • Observation of electron-transfer-mediated decay in aqueous solution. I. Unger, R. Seidel, S. Thurmer, M. N. Pohl, E. F. Aziz, L. S. Cederbaum, E. Muchová, P. Slavíček, B. Winter, N. V Kryzhevoi, Nature Chemistry, 9 (2017) 708.
  • Relaxation Processes in Aqueous Systems upon X-ray Ionization: Entanglement of Electronic and Nuclear Dynamics. P. Slavíček, N. V. Kryzhevoi, E. F. Aziz, B. Winter, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7 (2016) 234.
  • Proton-Transfer Mediated Enhancement of Nonlocal Electronic Relaxation Processes in X-ray Irradiated Liquid Water. P. Slavíček, B. Winter, L. S. Cederbaum, N. Kryzhevoi, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136 (2014) 18170.
  • On the Nature and Origin of a Reactive Molecular Species Formed in Liquid Water upon X-ray Irradiation S. Thürmer, M. Ončák, N. Ottosson, R. Seidel, U. Hergenhahn, S. E. Bradforth, P. Slavíček, B. Winter, Nature Chemistry 5 (2013) 590.
  • A Fully Size-Resolved Perspective on the Crystallization of Water Clusters. C. Pradzynski, R. Forck, T. Zeuch, P. Slavíček, U. Buck, Science 337 (2012) 1529.

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Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

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Declaration of support for the student climate strikes

Declaration by the below signed members of the Learned Society and other scientists giving their support for the 15 March 2019 student climate strikes
Declaration (PDF, 36 kB)