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Conference speaker

Pavel Izak


Pavel Izak

Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals of the CAS, Czech Republic

Talk title: Gas and liquid separation taking advantage of ionic liquids

Ing. Pavel Izák, Ph.D., DSc. was born in Prague in 1971. In 1996 he graduated from the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague and at the same university he defended his PhD in 2002. In the same year he joined the Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, where in 2014 he defended the DSc, a Doctor of Chemical Sciences, and in 2015 he became a senior scientist and head of the scientific department.

During his studies he stayed at prestigious universities (University of Rostock, Germany, New University of Lisbon, Portugal, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Newcastle, UK; Haifa Technion, Israel, University of Heidelberg, Germany. P. Izak dealing with separation of gases, vapors and liquids through non-porous membranes for 25 years. He won a number of awards: Outstanding Performance Award, US Department of Energy, Czech Head of Engineering, E.ON Global Energy Award, ERSTE Corporate Banking, He published more than 70 scientific publications with a total number of citations above 1000, H-index = 22. He is a member of a wide range of scientific councils and national and foreign scientific committees.