Pavel Izák

Vice-chairman

Education

  • 2014 – DSc in Chemical Science, Czech Academy of Science
  • 2002 – Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague
  • 1996 – M.Sc. in Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague

Career Development and International Experience

  • 2015-present – Head of E. Hala Laboratory of Separation Processes, Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 2007-present – Senior researcher, Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 2005-2007 – Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow, University of Rostock, Germany; 24 months
  • 2002-2004 – Post Doctoral Fellow, New University of Lisbon, Portugal; 27 months
  • 1998-2000 – Post Graduate Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA; 24 months
  • 1998 – Research Assistant, University of Newcastle, Great Britain; 2 months
  • 1997 – Research Assistant, Technion University, Haifa, Israel; 2 months
  • 1996 – Research Assistant, The research centre at the steel factory, Finland; 3 months
  • 1994 – Research Assistant, University of Heidelberg, Germany; 7 months

Present Research Interests

  • Pervaporation, Gas and Vapour Permeation, Nanofiltration, Liquid Membranes, Ionic Liquids, Separation of Enantiomers

Present position

Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
More details about group under my supervision: http://www.icpf.cas.cz/Membrane-Group/

Awards

  • 2014 – Winner of E.ON Global Energy Award, category: Company
  • 2014 – Award of ERSTE Corporate banking
  • 2014 – Award of Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic
  • 2014 – Price of Kapsch, Invention – Technical Science – Czech Head 2014
  • 2007-2011 – Reintegration Fellow, Czech Academy of Science
  • 2005 – Selected abstract in Research Trends, An International Newsletter, Membrane Technology, September 2005, p. 11.
  • 2000 – Outstanding Performance Award, US Pacific Northwest National Laboratory