Born 1946, graduated (Mgr.) from Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague (1968). RNDr. and PhD. (1974) from the same university. DSc. (equivalent to research professor; 1990) from Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague. Senior scientist (since 1985) of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague. In 1984-1990 the head of the Laboratory of spectroscopic methods of this institute. In 1990-1997 the head of the Department of vibrational and NMR spectroscopy. In 1987-2002 the head of the Central laboratory of solid state NMR. In 1979-1980 spent 1 year at the Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, as a postdoctoral research associate and in 1994 spent 4 months at Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France as a visiting scientist. As visiting professor spent three times (1996, 1997 and 2004) 1 month at Université de Mons-Hainaut, Mons, Belgium and at Université de Bretagne-Sud, Lorient, France (1 month in 2006). In scientific work engaged in studies of the structure and dynamics of polymers by NMR spectroscopy, also in combination with infrared spectroscopy and other physical methods. The author of 144 papers in scientific journals and 3 patents; h-index 26. Since 1986 a member of the AMPERE Committee (Groupement AMPERE is the international society of scientists dealing with radiofrequency spectroscopy) and since 2008 the Editor-in-Chief of The Open Macromolecules Journal. In 1991 awarded a Prize of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.
Biography Updated on 29 November 2011