Prof. Ing. Jan Franc, DrSc.

  • Affiliation: Fyzikální ústav UK, Ke Karlovu 5
  • Room: F271, 2nd floor, sekretary
  • Phone: +420 221 911 335
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  • Affiliation: Fyzikální ústav UK, Ke Karlovu 5
  • Room: L023, Magnetooptic laboratory
  • Phone: +420 221 912 854
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Curiculum vitae:

Prof. Ing. Jan Franc, DrSc. Prague, 22.7.2019


Personal data:

Born: 4.9.1964 in Prague

Citizenship: Czech

Education and Academic career:

Faculty of Nuclear Science, Czech Technical University, Prague, 1987

Branch : Solid State Physics

PhD. – Physiscs of Condensed Matter, Charles University, Prague 1994

Assoc. Prof.. – Physiscs of Condensed Matter, Charles University, Prague 2002

DrSc.- Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia 2005

Director of Institute of Physics, Charles University since 2012

professor since 2012

Scientific societies:

Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists since 1988

International Society for Optics and Photonics, SPIE since 2001

International Microelectronics and Packaging Society CS (IMAPS) since 2004 member of presidium 2006-2012

President of Humboldt club of Czech Republic since 2011

Associate editor of IEEE Trans.Nucl.Sci. since 2008

IEEE, Nuclear Science and Plasma Society since 2013

Organization of conferences and schools:

Symposium "Czech - U.S. Workshop", Praha 1997

EMRS 2008-2011 Fall meetings - European Materials Research Society (member of organizing commitee).

NSS-MIC RTSD, Dresden 2008, Knoxville 2010, Valencia 2011, Anaheim 2012, Soul 2013, Seattle 2014, San Diego 2015, Strasbourg 2016, Sydney 2018, Manchester 2019, RTSD Assistant Program Chair

SPIE Optical Engineering and Applications, XII Hard X-ray, Gamma Ray, and Neutron Physics symposium, San Diego, 2010-2019 (member of program commitee).

Other activities:

Chairman of panel of Grant Agency of Czech Republic (GAČR) since 2013

Member of Technological agency of Czech Republic (TAČR) Steering Commitee (Program alpha, subprogram A) 2012-2018

Faculty advisor of SPIE Student Chapter of Charles University since 2011

Faculty advisor of Optical Society of America (OSA) Charles University Student Chapter since 2013


140 original papers in international journals with impact factor, 1100 citations, H-index 21

Research focus: Hard X-ray and gamma-ray detectors, defects in semiconductors, photoconductivity, photoluminescence, electro-optic effects, Hall effect, Seebeck effect

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