prof. Ing. Jiří Málek, DrSc.
phone + 420 466 036 553, 555
Professor Jiří Málek received his Ph.D. degree from Inst. Chem. Technology, 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 University of Seville, Spain and one year at the Polytechnic University of Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Currently he is head of Physical Chemistry Department at 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 180 papers published.
Professor Málek served as vice-rector (2000-2006) and and later as rector of University of Pardubice (2006-2010) and member of Czech R&D Council (2008-2015). Currently he is a fellow of Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic, member of the scientific boards of the Czech Science Foundation and several Czech universities and national ICTAC Councillor.
Since February 2018, He has been appointed as rector of University of Pardubice.