Institute of Physics of the CAS, Czech Republic, EU
Position: Head of Group "Materials with Controlled Microstructure - MCM" at the Institute of Physics of the CAS, Czech Republic, EU
At the METAL´22 conference, Prof. Pavel Lejček will present the lecture at the Session E Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys.
Prof. Pavel Lejček has received his M.S. degree (1973) in Physical chemistry at the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (CZE) and PhD. (1983) in Physical metallurgy from the Institute of Physical Metallurgy of the CAS, Brno (CZE). In 1996 he has received a DSc degree from the Czech Academy of Sciences (Brno, CZE) in the field of Technical Sciences. He became an Assoc. Prof. in the field of Materials Chemistry and a professor of Metallurgy in 2005 (both at Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic).
His professional career started at the Institute of Solid State Physics, CSAS, Prague, (now Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences) in 1973, where he was a researcher (from 1982) and from 1987 he led the Laboratory of Crystal Growth, department of Metal Physics. In the period 2000 - 2016, he was a head of the Division of Condensed Matter Physics. From 2016 to the present he is a visiting Professor at Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.
Activity in the last five years:
Prof. Lejček was a visiting scientist at ESME, St. Etienne, France in 2001 and 2002; at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan in 2000 and 2005; at Univ. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA in 1997 and 1999; at NRI, Tsukuba, Japan in 1997. He was the Max-Planck-Society visiting scientist at MPI for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany in 1992 and from 1994 to 1999. He was also at Max-Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany (Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship) in 1989 and 1991).
Membership in Research Societies and Councils
Prof. Lejček was awarded the Ernest Mach Medal of Merit of the Czech Academy of Sciences in 2020, the Memorial Medal of the Fac. Metallurgy, TUKE, Košice, Slovakia in 2002. He received the Research Award of JSPS, Japan in 2000, the Japanese Government Research Award for Foreign Specialists in 1997, the Research Award of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation in 1988 and the Prize of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences in 1988.