VŠB-TU Ostrava

Assoc. Prof. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.

Personal data

Place of birth: Vsetín, Czech Republic
E-mail:ondrej.zivotsky@vsb.cz
Phone:+420 59 732 3361

Academic and scientific qualification

2003 – master degree at VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, specialization in optoelectronics
2006 – PhD degree at VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (Ph.D. Thesis: Polarimetry of optical and magneto-optical systems)
2014 – habilitation at Palacky University in Olomouc, Faculty of Science (habilitation work: Investigation of surface magnetic properties of amorphous and nanocrystalline ribbons using the magneto-optical methods)

Employment

2005 – 2013fellow, Institute of Physics, HGF, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2014 – 2015associate professor, Institute of Physics, HGF, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2013 – 2014vice-head at Institute of Physics, HGF, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2016 – 2017associate professor, Department of Physics, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2016 – 2017vice-head for science and research, Department of Physics, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2018 – present associate professor, Department of Physics, FEI, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2018 – present vice-head for science and research, Department of Physics, FEI, VŠB - TU Ostrava

Publication activities

Number of publications (WoS):90
H-index (WoS):11
Number of citations (without self-citations):305
Number of citations (including self-citations):395

Research area

Optical and magnetic properties of solid and powder materials, magneto-optical Kerr and Faraday effects, light propagation in thin and thick anisotropic films.

Stays abroad

2002 – Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Physics, Warsaw, Poland. Supervisor: Dr. A. W. Domański. 10-days stay.
2006 – 2007University Rouen, Groupe of Physics of Materials, Rouen, France. Supervisor: prof. J. Teillet. 9 months.
2014 – Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Supervisor: prof. V. S. Tsepelev. 2 months.

Research projects

Principal investigator

2010 – Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP/2010150 – „Development of advanced spectroscopic and ellipsometric methods for nanostructure investigations“.
2011 – Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP2011/26 – „Bulk magnetic measurements of solid and powder materials using the vibrating magnetometer VSM“.
2012 – Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP2012/78 – „Infrared magneto-optical vector magnetometry“.
2018 – Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP2018/43 – „Study of surface and bulk magnetic properties of austenitic steels and Fe-based Heusler alloys. Measurements of mixing quality during the origin of abrasive water jet (AWJ)“.
2019 – Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP2019/26– „Characterization of materials from viewpoint of their optical, magnetic, and mechanical properties and their interaction with radiation“.
2020 – Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP2020/45 – „Diagnostics, characterization and modeling of selected materials and their physical properties“.
2021 – 2023 Project Czech Science Foundation 21-05339S „Structural and physical aspects of inverse Heusler alloys Mn2FeZ, Z = Si, Al, Sn”.

Team member

2006 – 2010Project GAAV KAN 400100653 „Self-organized magnetic nanostructures“ (solver: Dr. Ján Lančok).
2008 – 2012European project CZ.1.05/2.1.00/01.0040 „RMSTC – Regional Material Science and Technological Centre“ (solver: prof. Miroslav Kursa).
2011 – 2013Project Czech Science Foundation P205/11/2137 „Magneto-photonic interactions in real nanostructures“ (solver: prof. Jaromír Pištora).
2011 – 2014European project CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0074 „Nanotechnology – basis for international cooperation“ (solver: prof. Jaromír Pištora).
2013 – 2015Project Czech Science Foundation 13-13709S „Magnetic composite materials for pollutant removal“ (solver: prof. Ivo Šafařík).
2013 – 2018Project LO1203 – „– Regional Material Science and Technological Centre – feasibility program“ (solver: prof. Miroslav Kursa).
2016 – Project of Visegrad fund „Silesian cross-border Workshop of Applied Physics“ (solver: prof. Jiří Luňáček).
2017 – Centralised developing project CRP2017/C18 „Improvement of teaching quality of PhD students using the modernised instrumentation equipment“ (solver: prof. Jiří Luňáček).
2018 – European project CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/17_048/0007399 „New composite materials for environmental applications“ (solver: prof. Jiří Luňáček).
2018 – Bilateral project LTARF18031 „Development of physico-chemical and engineering foundations for the initiation of innovative resources-economy technology of high-power and high-coercivity (Nd,R)-Fe-B (R = Pr, Tb, Dy, Ho) low-REM permanent magnets “ (solver: assoc. prof. Kateřina Skotnicová).
2019 – Project Czech Science Foundation 19-07460S „Preparation and characterization of cerium dioxide for advanced applications“ (solver: prof. Pavel Janoš).

Membership

Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists, since 2014.

Organization of international conferences

Member of technical program committee 9th European Conference on Magnetic Sensors and Actuators (Prague, 1.- 4.7. 2012, www.emsa2012.org).

Publication outputs
Outputs of applied research and cooperation with industry