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Karlický Marian

prof. RNDr., DrSc.
Born October 20, 1949 in Frýdek Místek

  • Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Solar Radioastronomy, Solar Flares
  • Member of Learned Society since 2018

Educational and professional preparation

  • 1968–1973 student, UJEP Brno
  • 1977 RNDr., Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
  • 1981 CSc., Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences 
  • 1992 DrSc., Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic
  • 2008 Associate Professor, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
  • 2017 Full Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Charles University

Employment and academic positions

  • 1990–1996 Head of Solar  Department of Astronomical Institute AS CR
  • 1996–2004 Deputy Director of Astronomical Institute AS CR
  • 1996–2004 Head of  Ondřejov Observatory
  • 2004–2014 Head of Working group: Physics of solar flares and prominences                                          
  • 2010–2014 Founder and head of ESO-CZECH ALMA center
  • 2015– Emeritus scientist  of AS CR

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies

  • 2001–2009 Member of Council of Sciences of AS CR
  • 2002– Member of Commission for DSc Promotion in Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • 2004–2006 Member of Czech Astronomical Commitee
  • 2014–2018 Member of Commision for the Scientific Integrity AS CR
  • 2017– Member of Commitee for Plasma physics and ionized media, Charles University

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies

  • 1991– Member of IAU
  • 1997 Czech representative of CRAF (Committee on Radio Astronomy Frequencies)
  • 1999–2002 Member of the board of the Solar Physics Section of the European Physical  Society 
  • 1998–2004 Member of the board of the CESRA (Community of European Solar Radio  Astronomers)
  • 2003–2004 Member of Executive Committee of WISER (World Institute for Space Environment Research, Adelaide, Australia)
  • 2005–2010 Member of Commission for DSc Promotion in Astrononomy and Astrophysics, SAV, Slovak Republic
  • 2010–2014 Head of ESO-CZECH ALMA centre
  • 2005– Member of Editorial Board of Solar Physics Journal
  • 1998– Member of Editorial Board of Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnaté Pleso
  • 2001 Visiting professor INPE, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazíl
  • 2003 Visiting professor ISAS, Tokyo, Japan

Notable awards

  • 2004 Prize of Ministry of education, youth and sport based on the work „X-ray spectrometer launched on the American satellite MTI“
  • 2008 Prize of Academy of Science of Czech Republic for excellent results „Discovery of new types of  radio emissions in solar flares and their theoretical explanations“.
  • 2013 Prize of Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic for excellent  results „Model of  the fragmented magnetic field reconnection in solar flares".
  • 2013 Nušl prize  for lifetime scientific work in astronomy and astrophysics.
  • 2017 Ernst Mach Award, Academy of Sciences for lifetime scientific work in astronomy and astrophysics

Selected publications

  • Karlický M., Brown J. C., Conway A. J., Penny, G. 2000, A&A 353, 729-740: Flare hard X-rays from neutral beams
  • Kliem B., Karlický M., Benz A.O. 2000, A&A 360, 715-728: Solar flare radio pulsations as a signature of dynamic magnetic reconnection
  • Karlický M., Kosugi T. 2004, A&A 419, 1159-1168: Acceleration and heating processes in a collapsing magnetic trap
  • Karlický M., Bárta J. 2011, Astrophys. J. 733, A107 (9pp): Successive merging of plasmoids and fragmentation in a flare current sheet and their X-ray and radio signatures 
  • Karlický M. 2015, Astrophys. J. 814, A153 (7pp): Thermal fronts in solar flares
  • Karlický M., Jelínek, P. 2016, A&A 590, A4 (9 pp): Quasi-periodic processes in the flare loop generated by sudden temperature enhancements at loop footpoints
  • Karlický M., Rybák, J. 2017, Solar Phys. 292, 1 (17 pp): Oscillation maps in the broadband radio spectrum of the 1 August 2010 event
  • Karlický M. 2017, A&A 602, A122 (7pp): Chains of type-I radio bursts and drifting pulsation structures
  • Karlický, M.,  Zemanová A., Dudík J., Radziszewski K. 2018,  Astrophys. J. 854, L29 (6 pp): Solar radio burst associated with the falling bright EUV blob
  • Karlický M., Rybák J., Bárta, M. 2018, Solar Phys. 293, 62 (13 pp): Oscillations and waves in radio source of drifting pulsation structures