Carbon, iron and silver based nanomaterials for environmental and biomedical technologies
Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Olomouc
Tuesday December 5, 2017 from 2 pm
in the Turquoise lecture room of the Institute of Experimental Medicine, CAS
Vídeňská 1083, 142 20 Prague 4
Prof. Radek Zbořil (*1973) is the general director of the Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, RCPTM (www.rcptm.com) at Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. After Ph.D. study (2000), he underwent several short-term stays e.g. at University of Delaware and University of Tokyo. From 2010, he is a full professor at Palacký University. His research is focused on nanomaterials for antimicrobial technologies, energy applications, biomedicine, magnetic devices, catalysis and water treatment. He has co-authored several books and book chapters, and more than 420 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His publications have received over 14 000 citations (h-index = 55; Scopus, October, 2017). He is also a co-author of several European and US patents and technologies implemented on the market of water treatment (EP2164656), biomedicine (US 9505027) and food processing (EP 2873329 ).
He is a member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic, of the board of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, and of the editorial boards of various journals published by Elsevier, Nature family or Wiley. He was awarded by the Prize of Minister of Education of the Czech Republic (2011 and 1996). Prof. Zbořil is also a general chairman and co-organizer of the international conferences Nanocon and Euromat, and a member of the scientific board for chemistry in the Neuron endowment fund.