Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pavel JELINEK

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pavel JELINEK

Institute of Physics of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic, EU

Specialization: Mechanical and transport properties of nanostructures.


Position: Head of NANOSURF Lab, vice-director of the department of Thin Films and Nanostructures, Institute of Physics of theAcademy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, EU.


Pavel Jelínek (* 1972) received M.Sc. degree at the Czech Technical University (1997) and the Ph.D. degree at the Czech Technical University (2001), the field of study: Physical and Material Engineering, Thesis: "Modeling Influence of the Turbulent Flows in the Crystal Growth of II-VI Semiconductors." From 1999 he works at the Institute of Physics of the AS CR. In the period 2001-2005 he worked at the PostDoc position in the group of prof. F. Flores Sintas UAM in Spain. From 2009 he is a group leader of NANOSURF Laboratory ( From 2014 he is a visiting professor at the Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan.


Research interests:


Selected international collaborations:

  1. UAM, Madrid, Spain. Prof. F. Flores, theory of STM & charge transport, DFT & beyond
  2. CSIC ICMM, Madrid, Spain. Dr. J.A. Martin Gago, on-surface chemistry, novel 2D materials
  3. Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. Prof. S. Morita, atomic and chemical imaging using nc-AFM method
  4. Queen’s University, Canada. Prof. A. Mc Lean, AFM/STM studies of molecules on surfaces 
  5. University of Regensburg. Prof. F.J. Giessibl and Dr J. Repp, advanced AFM/STM & KPFM techniques


Prizes, Awards and Scholarships:

  1. Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, „Ayudas para la movilidad de profesores e investigadores espanoles y extranjeros“, Spain, EU (2005).
  2. Otto Wichterle award for young outstanding researchers, Czech Academy of Science (2007).
  3. Fulbright Scholarship (2008).
  4. The ASCR Prize for outstanding achievements of great scientific importance, Czech Academy of Sciences (2012).



Pavel Jelínek published in total 46 publications with >1200 citations (~850 excluding self-citation); Science (1), Nature (1), Nature Comm. (1), Phys. Rev. Lett. (9), ACS Nano (3), h-index18.