Calendar

09.04.2019

Public lecture

Arranged by: Section III, Biological and Medical Sciences  Lecture: Doc. Jan Pokorný: The Neglected Role of Vegetation in Distributing Solar Energy and Shaping Climate

23.04.2019

Meeting

2nd segment: arranged by Section I, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Lecture: Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

20. – 21.05.2019

XXV AGM

20. 5 Karolinum – all day, evening: Vila Lanna21. 5. CAS building, all day

Jech Thomas

Prof., RNDr.
Born January 29, 1944 in Prague

  • Mathematics
  • Member of the Learned Society since 2017

Educational and professional preparation

  • Charles University Prague, 1961-1966

Employment and academic positions

  • Professor Emeritus, The Pennsylvania State University

Notable awards

  • Inaugural Shoenfield Prize (2007) from the Association for Symbolic Logic

Selected publications

  • Non-provability of Souslin’s hypothesis, Commentationes Mathematicae Universitatis Carolinae 8 (1967), 291–305
  • “The Axiom of Choice”, Studies in Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics vol. 75, North-Holland Publ. Co., Amsterdam, 1973
  • Some combinatorial problems concerning uncountable cardinals, Annals Math. Logic 5 (1973), 165–198
  • “Set Theory”, Academic Press, New York, 1978
  • The Third Millennium Edition, Springer-VerLag, Heidelberg, 2002
  • Stationary subsets of inaccessible cardinals, Axiomatic Set Theory, Contemporary Mathematics, vol. 31 (J. Baumgartner, ed.), American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1984, pp. 115–142
  • “Multiple Forcing”, Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1986
  •  (with R. Dougherty), Finite left-distributive algebras and embedding algebras, Advances in Mathematics 130 (1997), 201–241
  • (with B. Balcar and T. Paz ́ak), Complete ccc Boolean algebras, the order sequential topology, and a problem of von Neumann, Bulletin of the London Math. Society 37 (2005)
  • Algebraic characterizations of measure algebras, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 136 (2008)
  • Measures on Boolean algebras, to appear, Fundamenta Math.

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14.03.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”
The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

10.03.19

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)

04.02.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by PharmDr. Jitka Palich Fučíková (2nd Faculty of Medicine and Motol University Hospital): “Immunotherapy: the Present and Future”. The lecture is to be held on 19 February 2019 from 4.00 pm in Rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.