Logo of the Laboratory of Terahertz in Prague Hynek Nėmec
member of a Laboratory of Terahertz Spectroscopy, Department of Dielectrics at Institute of Physics, v.v.i.
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Curriculum Vitae

Positions

since 2016Senior scientist at Institute of Physics, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
2008-2015Research scientist at Institute of Physics, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
9/2011Invited professor at Bordeaux University (development of technologies for fabrication of terahertz metamaterials)
2006-2007Postdoctoral fellow at Chemical Center at Lund University, Sweden
2003-2006Research scientist at Institute of Physics, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
2000-2002Student position at Institute of Physics, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Academic education

2002-2006PhD in Physics of condensed matter and material research, and Optics and optoelectronics at Charles University in Prague, and Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, respectively.
Thesis title: Time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy applied to the investigation of magnetic materials and photonic structures.
Supervisors: Petr Kužel, and Lionel Duvillaret (co-tutelle)
1997-2002Masters Degree in Condensed matter physics at Charles University in Prague
Thesis title: Application of methods in THz time domain spectroscopy for studying the ultrafast dynamics in condensed matter.

Grants and scholarships

2017-2019Principal investigator of Grant by Czech Science Foundation (project 17-04412S: Charge transport and phase transitions in cobalt oxides investigated by terahertz spectroscopy); 250 k€.
2012-2015Principal investigator of Grant supporting international collaboration by Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (project M100101218: Localization and transport of charge carriers in functional semiconductor nanostructures and applications for terahertz technologies); 70 k€, 7 researchers.
2009-2011Principal investigator of Grant by Czech Science Foundation (project 202-09-P099: Ultrafast electron dynamics in disordered organic and inorganic semiconductors studied by time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy); 30 k€.
2006-2007Guest Scholarship Programme (Swedish Institute); 9 month
2006-2007Various travel grants in Sweden (3 k€ in total)

Miscellaneous

since 2017Member of advisory board of Czech Science Foundation (panel P204)
Referee for journals such as Phys. Rev., Opt. Exp., outstanding referee of J. Phys. D (2017).