Prof. Pavel Hobza, Dr.Sc.

Email: pavel.hobza@uochb.cas.cz
Location:
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,  166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Phone:
(+420 )220 410 311

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Professional
Born October 21, 1946 in Prerov, Czech Republic
Professor in Physical Chemistry, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Professor in Physical Chemistry, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
World Class University Professor, Postech University, Pohang, Korea

Career
Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology
1979,1982       Postdoctoral Fellow at the Universite de Montreal, Canada
1984,1986       Visiting Professor at the Universite de Montreal, Canada
1990                Research Associate at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany and Technische Universität München, Germany
1990-1991       DFG-visiting professor, Technische Universität München, Germany
1991-2003       J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
2000-2004      Research Center for Complex  Molecular Systems and Biomolecules, head
2002-now        Professor of Physical Chemistry, Charles University, Prague
2005-now        Research Center for Biomolecules and Complex Molecular Systems, head
2003-now        Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Department of Molecular Modelling, head
2005-now        Professor of Physical Chemistry, Palacký University, Olomouc

Field of Scholary Interest
Quantum chemistry and computational chemistry, non-covalent interactions, structure and dynamics of molecular and biomolecular clusters and biomolecules, hydrogen-bonding and improper, blue-shifting hydrogen-bonding, halogen bonding, drug design

Education and Training
Faculty of Technical and Nuclear Physics,  Czech Technical   University, Prague, chemistry (M.Sc.)
Institute of Physical Chemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, C.Sc. (Ph.D.)

Awards and Honors
D.Sc. from Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague (1988)
Prize of Czech Literary Fond (1981, 1989)
Deutsche Forschung Gemeinschaft Gastprofessor, Technische Universität München (1992)
Czech Learned Society (1996), member
European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (2000),  member
Prize of Ministry of Education  of the Czech Republic (2000)
Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (2003)
The Royal Society of Chemistry (2005), fellow
The Photon Science Institute, University of Manchester (2006) , fellow
Distinguish Chair, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (2007)
Praemium Academiae, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (2007)
Ceska hlava, Goverment of the Czech Republic(2008)
World Class University Professor, Postech University, Pohang, Korea (2009)

Publication activities:
396 papers in referred journals and 3 books.

Citation index
The total number of citations (ICI) until February, 2011 is more than 17000; value of Hirsch index amounts to 70

Thesis adviser
PH directed altogether 22 PhD students, 10 Diploma students and 4 postdoctoral fellows. At present he supervises 6 PhD students, 1 Diploma students and 7  postdoctoral fellows.

Oral presentations, invited talks at world symposia and international conferences:
more than 50 pleneary and invited lectures at international conferences and leading universities in Europe, USA and Asia in the last 5 years

Funding
-Praemium Academiae, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (2007-12; 25 000 000 Cz crowns),PI
-Research Center for Complex Molecular Systems and Biomolecules, Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic (2000 – 4; 85 000 000 Cz crowns), head
-Research Center for Biomolecules and Complex Molecular Systems, Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic (2005 –  11; 98 000 000 Cz crowns), head
-NSF grants   (2002-4 ; 2010-12 together with M.de Vries, University of California) PH is co-PI
-1995-present : 10 grants from Grant Agency of the Czech Republic and Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, PH is PI

Membership in Editorial  Boards
Chemistry – A European Journal (2005-now)
Chemical Reviews (1994-2004)
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2004-now)
Chem. Phys. Chem. (2006-now)
Chem. Phys. (2006-now)
Collection of Czechoslov. Chem. Commun.(2006-now, Chairman)

Membership in Scientific and Govermental Commitees
Scientific Council of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Research and Development Council of the Czech Republic
Scientific Council of the Faculty of Science, Palacky University