Profile

Research interest

Quantum and computetional chemistry, structure and dynamics of molecular and biomolecular systems, hydrogen bond and improper hydrogen bond, relativistic effects in organic molecules, excited states.

Awards
2015
Czech Senate Silver medal.
2014
Vice-chairman of The Learned Society of the Czech Republic.
2013
De scientia et humanitate optime meritis, AS CR.
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Education
1976 - 1979
Ph.D. (CSc.) in physical chemistry, under R. Zahradník at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague.
1969 - 1975
RNDr. degree in physical chemistry, under supervision of P. Hobza at the Charles University, Prague.
Appointments
since 2017
Vice President, Academy Council of Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague.
cince 2012
Honorary Chair, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, Prague.
2011-2019
Member of Government Office for Science, Research and Innovations, Czech Republic, Prague.
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Latest publications

Electronic States of 2,3-Diamino-1,4-naphthoquinone and Its N-Alkylated Derivatives
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (1): 60-69 (2020)
Optimal Arrangements of Tetracene Molecule Pairs for Fast Singlet Fission
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan 92 (12): 1960-1971 (2019)
Singlet Fission Rate: Optimized Packing of a Molecular Pair. Ethylene as a Model
Journal of the American Chemical Society 141 (44): 17729-17743 (2019)