Frantisek Kvasnicka was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1954. He received a Food Chemistry and Technology degree (corresponding to the M.S. degree) and the Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) in Prague in 1978 and 1984, respectively. From 1984 till 1995, Dr. Kvasnicka worked as an Assistant Professor at ICT. He spent the next two years (1996-1997) as a Quality Manager at the pharmaceutical company Spofa. In 1998, he returned to ICT as a Senior Researcher. Between 1999 and 2011, he has been serving as an Associate Professor at the Department of Food Preservation and Meat Technology. Since 2012, he has been working as a Professor at the Department of Food Preservation (it has been renamed in 2011). In 2013, he was designated as the Head of department. He is mainly interested in application of separation techniques (HPLC and capillary electrophoresis) in food analysis. He also serves as a Member of International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis (ICUMSA), subject 8/9 chromatographic techniques.
Biography Updated on 8 February 2014