doc. Mgr. Jiří Pittner, Dr. rer. nat., DSc.

Jiri Pittner graduated in physical chemistry at the Faculty of Science of the Charles University. He received Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the Humboldt University Berlin in 1996. Since 1997 he has been working at the J. Heyrovsky Institute of physical chemistry of the Academy of Sciences. In 2013 he was awarded the Doctor of Science (DSc.) title and in 2015 he has habilitated at the  Faculty of Science of the Charles University. He has superwised several students (8 successfull PhD absolvents and presently having 3 Ph.D. students). In 2021 he has become a member of the Committee for the Research Professor Degree of the CZECH Academy of Sciences.

The research group of Doc. Pittner aims at development, computer implementation and application of theoretical chemistry methods, in particular methods for study of the electronic structure of strongly correlated molecular systems and methods of non-adiabatic molecular dynamics. J. Pittner published over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals, which have been >3000× cited (self-free) and his h-index achieved the value 36.

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