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

Kratochvíl Pavel

Prof., Ing., DrSc., Dr.h.c.
Born February 6, 1930 in Prague

  • Physical chemistry of polymers
  • Member of Learned Society since 1994 (Founding Member)
  • Member, Foundation for Support of Science of LS
  • Vice-Chairman, 1996-2001
  • Chairman, 2001-2003
  • Vice-Chairman of Foundation, 2003

Educational and professional preparation

  • 1953, Ing., Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague (ICT)
  • 1960, CSc., Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry (IMC), CSAS
  • 1968, DrSc., IMC
  • 1991, Associate Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry, ICT
  • 1992, Full Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry, ICT

Employment and academic positions

  • 1953, technologist, Východočeské chemické závody (East Bohemia Chemical Works), Pardubice-Rybitví
  • 1953-1957, assistant lecturer and lecturer, ICT, Pardubice
  • 1957-1960, post-graduate student, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry CSAS
  • 1960-present, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry AS CR, scientist (1964, senior scientist; 1968, head scientist; 1990-1998, Director of the Institute)

Membership in selected national scientific bodies

  • 2001-2005, Scientific Council (SC), AS CR, 1990-2003, ICT
  • 1990-2010, SC University of Pardubice
  • 1992-present, SC Faculty of Technology, Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín
  • 1992-2003, SC Faculty of Chemistry, Brno University of Technology
  • 2002-present, Commission for Scientific Integrity, AS CR
  • 1990-present, Czech Commission for UNESCO
  • 1990-2005, Accreditation Commission, Working Group for Chemistry
  • 1995-2003, Commission for Awards, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports
  • 1999-2005, Council of the Research Centers Programme
  • 1983-2006, Czech National Committee for Chemistry (1990-2001, Chairman)

Membership in international organizations and societies

  • 1990-present, Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, London
  • 1978-present, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (member of a number of committees and commissions; 1985-1991, Chairman of commission)
  • 1986-present, International Symposia on Polymer Analysis and Characterization, USA, Governing Board Member
  • 1990-present, American Chemical Society
  • 1999-present, Society of Chemical Industry, UK
  • member, editorial boards of six international journals

Notable awards

  • 1970, National Prize for Science
  • 1977, Prize of CSAS
  • 1983, Silver Medal, Faculty of Natural Science, Charles University
  • 1997, Gold Medal, Brno University of Technology
  • 2000, J. Heyrovský Honorary Medal (for merit in the chemical sciences, AS CR)
  • 2000, Doctor honoris causa, University of Pardubice
  • 2002, Gold Memorial Medal, Faculty of Chemistry, Brno University of Technology
  • 2005, IUPAC-Samsung Education Prize
  • 2006, Emil Votoček Medal for merit in development of science and technology, ICT Prague
  • 2007, Medal of Honour "De scientia et humanitate optime meritis", AS CR

Selected publications

  • M. Netopilík, P. Kratochvíl: Polystyrene-equivalent molecular weight versus true molecular weight in size-exclusion chromatography. Polymer 44, 3431 (2003)
  • P. Kratochvíl, J. Stejskal: Chemical heterogeneity of copolymers and its characterization. Polimery 46, 761 (2001)
  • Z. Tuzar, P. Kratochvíl: Micelles of block and graft copolymers in solutions. Surface and Colloid Science 15, 1 (1993)
  • P. Kratochvíl: Classical light scattering from polymer solutions. Polymer Science Library, Vol.5, Amsterdam, Elsevier 1987
  • Z. Tuzar, P. Kratochvíl: Block and graft copolymer micelles in solution. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 6, 201 (1976)
  • P. Kratochvíl: Particle scattering functions. In Light Scattering from Polymer Solutions. London, Academic Press 1972, pp 333-384
  • Z. Tuzar, P. Kratochvíl: Light scattering. XVIII. The behaviour of polymers in mixed solvents. Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 32, 3358 (1967)

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News

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.