prof. Ing. Jiří Málek, DrSc.
phone + 420 466 036 553, 555
Professor Jiří Málek received his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Pardubice in 1986. In 2000, he was awarded D.Sc. degree from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague. He spent two years as a visiting researcher at the NIMS in Tsukuba, Japan, two years at the University of Seville, Spain, and one year at the Polytechnic University of Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Currently, he works at the Physical Chemistry Department of the Faculty of Chemical technology of the University of Pardubice. His research interests cover many topics in Materials Science and Chemical Physics, being mainly specialized in kinetics of nucleation-growth processes, structural relaxation and visco-elastic behavior of non-crystalline materials and highly supercooled glass-forming liquids, with more than 190 papers published.
Professor Málek served as a Vice-Rector for Research (2000-2006) and later as the Rector of University of Pardubice (2006-2010), and a member of the Czech R&D Council (2008-2015). Currently, he is a fellow of the Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic, a member of the scientific boards of the Czech Science Foundation and several Czech universities, and a national ICTAC Councillor.
Since February 2018, he has been appointed the Rector of University of Pardubice, for the period of following 4 years.