Members

This page contains contact information for all the members of the Comenius Academic Society. From here you can send e-mail to members, or visit their personal home pages.

Regular members

(alphabetical listing, by last name):

Slavoj Czesaný
Zdeněk David
Jiří Drahoš
Libor Grubhoffer
Juraj Ivanyi
David Lukáš
Igor Lukes
Julius Lukes
Jiŕí Málek
Eugene Martin
Jiří Městecký
Václav Pačes
Jaroslav Pánek
Markéta Pȧnková
Mojmír Petráň
Ivan Raška
Karel Raška,Jr.
Jana Rašková
Karel Rydl
Vlado Šimko
Jan Skrbek
Ján Vilček
Petr Vorel
Tomáš Zima

 

Honorary (Emeritus) members

(alphabetical listing, by last name):

Jiří Čížek
Tomáš Grulich
Jiří Grygar
Slavomír Michálek
Ladislav Mravec
Josef Paldus
Iva Ritschelová
Vladimír Válek

Deceased members

(alphabetical listing, by last name):

Jan Svoboda

Regular members

 
Czesany, Slavoj Ing. Slavoj Czesaný, Dr.Sc. Economics

slczesany@seznam.cz

Associate Professor, Department of Economic and Social Policy of the University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic Former member of the OECD and EUROSTAT; as well as the Czech Governmental Council for Sustainable Development.

David, Zdenek

Zdeněk David, Ph.D. History 

zdenek.david@wilsoncenter.org
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/staff/zdenek-david

Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., USA Past faculty member at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Member of numerous scientific organizations and recipient of numerous honors.

Drahos, Jiri Ing. Jiří Drahoš, Dr.Sc., Dr. h.c. Chemical Engineering

drahos@icpf.cas.cz

Professor of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague President of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, past Director of the Institute of Chemical Processes of the Academy of Sciences. Member of numerous scientific organizations and recipient of multiple honors. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Grubhoffer, Libor

RNDr. Libor Grubhoffer, C.Sc. Virology and Parasitology

liborex@paru.cas.cz

Professor of Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic President of the University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice; past Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of South Bohemia. Member of several scientific societies and recipient of numerous honors.

Ivanyi, Juraj Juraj Ivanyi, M.D., Ph.D. Immunology

juraj.ivanyi@kcl.ac.uk
http://rg.kcl.ac.uk/staffprofiles/staffprofile.php?pid=340

Honorary Professor of Immunology of Infectious Diseases, Kings College, London, UK; Former Director, MRC Tuberculosis and Related Infections Unit, London. Member of several scientific societies and recipient of numerous recognitions and honors. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech republic.     

 

David Lukáš, Ph. D. Textile Technology

david.lukas@tul.cz

Professor, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. Chairman, Department of Nonwovens, Faculty of Textile Engineering, Technical Faculty of Liberec. Past President, Technical University of Liberec, member of multiple advisory boards.

 

PhDr. Igor Lukeš, Ph. D. History and International Affairs

lukes@bu.edu

Professor, The Frederick Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University.

Honorary Consul General of the Czech Republic, Boston, President of the Society of Arts and Sciences, Washington, D.C.

 

RNDr. Julius Lukeš, Ph.D. Parasitology

jula@paru.cas.cz

Director of the Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Professor of the Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic, member of numerous scientific organizations and recipient of multiple awards and recognitions.

Malek, Jiri

Prof. Ing. Jiŕí Málek, Dr.Sc. Physical Chemistry

Jiri.malek@upce.cz

Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Pardubice, former President of the University of Pardubice, Fellow of Engineering Academy of the Czech Republic, Member of the Research and Development Council of the Czech Government, member of multiple national and international societies.

Martin, Eugene

Eugene Martin, Ph.D. Laboratory Medicine

martineu@rwjms.rutgers.edu
http://www.svu2000.org/biosketches/gene-martin/

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ; Former Vice-Chairman, Department of Pathology. Director, New Jersey Rapid HIV Testing Support. Member, multiple CDC HIV Taskforces; Member of numerous scientific societies.

Mestecky, Jiri Jiří Městecký, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. h.c. Immunology

mestecky@uab.edu

Professor of Microbiology and Medicine, University Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama; Professor of Immunology and Microbiology, First Faculty, Charles University, Prague. Member of numerous scientific organizations and recipient of multiple honors and recognitions. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Paces, Vaclav RNDr. Václav Pačes, Dr.Sc., Dr. h.c. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
vaclav.paces@img.cas.cz

Professor of Biochemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague; past President of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; past President of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic; former Director, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Member of numerous scientific societies and recipient of various honors and recognitions. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Panek, Jaroslav

PhDr. Jaroslav Pánek, Dr.Sc., Dr. h.c. Early Modern History; History of Historiography
jar.panek@centrum.cz

Professor of history, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague; past Vice President of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague; past Vice President for International Relations, Charles University, Prague; former Director, Institute of History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Member of multiple scientific organizations in the Czech Republic and abroad; recipient of numerous recognitions and awards. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Pankova, Marketa

PhDr. Markéta Pánková History, Education

Pankova@npmk.cz

Director of the National Pedological Museum and Library of J.A. Comenius. Delegate of the Czech Republic in multiple international organizations, such as the Council of Europe, OECD and the Committee for Integration of the Czech Republic into the European Union. 

 

 

Petran, Mojmir

 

MUDr Mojmír Petráň, C.Sc. Physiology and Biophysics

petranova@fnplzen.cz

Professor of Biophysics of Charles University School of Medicine, Pilsen, Czech Republic; former Chairman, Department of Medical Physics and Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Pilsen. Member of several scientific societies and recipient of numerous recognitions and awards. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Raska, Ivan

 

RNDr. Ivan Raška, Dr.Sc. Cell Biology
iraska@lf1.cuni.cz

Professor of Medical Biology, Charles University; Chairman Institute of Cell Biology and Pathology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague; former head Laboratory of Gene Expression, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University; former head of Cell Biology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech. Republic. Member of multiple scientific societies and recipient of numerous recognitions and awards. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Raska, Karel Karel Raška, Jr., M.D., Ph. D., F.C.A.P. Molecular Virology, Immunology, Immunopathology
kraska@saintpetersuh.comhttp://www.svu2000.org/biosketches/karel-raska/

Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Professor of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Chairman, Department Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Saint Peters University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ; Director, Institute of Molecular Diagnostics and Pathology; former Chairman of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ. Member of multiple scientific and professional organizations and recipient of numerous recognitions and awards. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Raskova, Jana

Jana Rašková, M.D. Clinical Immunology and Medical Education, jrask@seznam.cz

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; former head of the Division of Clinical Immunology; head of the Division of Educational Programs, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ. Member of international scientific and organizational organizations and recipient of multiple awards for innovation in medical education and life-time achievements.

 

PhDr. Karel Rýdl, Ph.D. History of Education

karel.rydl@upce.cz

Professor of Educational Sciences, University of Pardubice. Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Pardubice. Past Vice-President University of Pardubice, member of many advisory bodies and organizations.

Simko, Vlado Vlado Šimko, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.G., A.G.A.F. Gastroenterology
simko.vlado9@gmail.comhttp://www.svu2000.org/biosketches/vlado-simko/

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, NY; former Chief of Gastroenterology at Brooklyn VA Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. Member of several professional societies and recipient of numerous awards and recognitions. Very active in leadership positions of multiple Czechoslovak ethnic organizations in North America.

Srbek, Jan

Ing. Jan Skrbek, Ph.D. Computer Science, jan.skrbek@tul.cz

Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Technical University, Liberec, Czech Republic; Head, Department of Informatics at the Economics Faculty, Technical University, Liberec; former head of the Computer Science Department, University of Liberec. Headed and participated in a number of Czech and international projects dealing with computer networking and data communications in emergency situations.

Vilcek, Jan Image courtesy: en.wikipedia.org

Prof. Ján Vilček, M.D., Ph.D. Virology, Immunology 

jan.vilcek@nyumc.org

Professor of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine; President, Vilček Foundation, NY, NY, member of multiple scientific organizations and recipient of multiple awards including the US National Medal of Technology and Innovation; member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Vorel, Petr

Ph.Dr. Petr Vorel, C.Sc. History and Numismatics

petr.vorel@upce.cz
http://uhv.upce.cz/cs/petr-vorel

Professor of History, University of Pardubice; Dean, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Pardubice. Member of several scientific societies and recipient of multiple distinctions and awards. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Zima, Tomas Image courtesy: media.nejvetsiudalost.cz

Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima, Dr. Sc. Clinical Biochemistry

zimatom@cesnet.cz

Professor Charles University School of Medicine, Head of the Institute of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, President , Charles University, Prague, former Dean of the First Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague. Member of many national and international societies, member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

 


 

Honorary (Emeritus) members

Čížek, Jiří

RNDr. Jiří Čížek, Dr.Sc., Dr. h.c., F.R.S.C. Quantum Chemistry jkocizek@gmail.com

Professor of Applied Mathematics and Chemistry

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Member of numerous international scientific societies and recipient of many scientific honors and recognitions. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

 
Grulich, Tomas

PhDr.Tomáš Grulich History

grulicht@senat.cz

Senator of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic; Chairman of the Permanent Committee for Czechs living abroad.

Grygar, Jiri RNDr. Jiří Grygar, C.Sc. Astronomy, Astrophysics

grygar@fzu.cz

Scientist Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic; member Steering Committee Council, Czech Scientific Societies; honorary chairman, Czech Astronomical Society; past President of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic. Member of several scientific societies and recipient of numerous domestic and international recognitions and awards. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

 

Michalek, Slavomir

 

PhDr.Slavomír Michálek History
mich2412@gmail.com

Historian, Director of Institute of History, Slovak Academy of Science. Born 1961, Myjava Slovakia. Visiting scholar: Oxford George Washington , Stanford , University of Toronto and NY Public Library. Member of Slovak Historical Society and participates at the Cold War History Interim Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Fulbright Award 1955, American Council of Learned Society Award 1998, Egon Erwin Kisch Award 2000 and 2003. Former senior researcher of the Institute of History in Bratislava.

Mravec, Ladislav

Ing. Ladislav Mravec Diplomacy

mrala@seznam.cz http://www.jedinak.cz

Past director, Division of Foreign Affairs, Office of the President of the Czech Republic, Prague

Paldus, Josef RNDr. Josef Paldus, Dr.Sc., Dr.h.c., F.R.S.C. Quantum Chemistry
paldus@uwaterloo.ca

 

Distinguished Professor emeritus, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario; former Dean for Post Graduate Studies, Waterloo. Member of multiple scientific societies and recipient of numerous scientific honors and recognitions. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.

Ritschelova, Iva

Prof. Ing. Iva Ritschelová C.Sc. Environmental Economy and Politics predsedkyne@czso.cz

 

Professor, Technical University of Liberec; President of the Czech Statistical Office, former Rector of the University of Jan Evangelista Purkynĕ in Ústí nad Labem, member of advisory boards of multiple scientific organizations in the Czech Republic and expert in a variety of international projects.

Válek, Vladimir

 

Vladimír Válek Music

hana.valkova@quick.cz
http://www.papiruszportal.hu/site/?lang=1&f=&p=9&n=1572

Honorary conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of the Czech radio; former conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Válek is a regular guest at various symphony orchestras throughout the world; regularly invited to perform with international music festivals. Válek’s discographic contains over 1,000 titles. Recipient of numerous recognitions and awards.

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Deceased members

Svoboda, Jan RNDr. Jan Svoboda, Dr.Sc. General and Molecular Biology, RetroBiology svoboda@img.cas.cz

 

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Charles University, Prague; former director Institute of Molecular Genetics, Academy of Sciences, Prague; visiting professor at several US universities. Member of numerous scientific organizations and recipient of multiple scientific recognitions and awards. Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic. Foreign associate member - US National Academy of Sciences elected 2015.