Pavel Izak

Pavel Izak

Flue Gas Purification by Polymeric Membranes

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