Assoc. Prof. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.
Date and place of birth: 3.9.1979, Vsetín, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 59 732 3361
Academic and scientific qualification
1998 - 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)
2005 – 2013 fellow, Institute of Physics, HGF, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2014 – 2015 associate professor, Institute of Physics, HGF, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2013 – 2014 vice-head at Institute of Physics, HGF, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2016 – present associate professor, Department of Physics, VŠB - TU Ostrava
2016 – present vice-head for science and research, Department of Physics, VŠB - TU Ostrava
Number of publications (WoS): 66
H-index (WoS): 7
Number of citations (without self-citations): 127
Number of citations (including self-citations): 189
Optical and magnetic properties of solid and powder materials, magneto-optical Kerr and Faraday effects, light propagation in thin and thick anisotropic films.
2002 Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Physics, Warsaw, Poland. Supervisor: Dr. A. W. Domański. 10-days stay.
2006 – 2007 University 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.
2010 Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP/2010150 – „Development of advanced spectroscopic and ellipsometric methods for
2011 Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP2011/26 – „Bulk magnetic measurements of solid and powder materials using the vibrating
2012 Project of student grant competition (SGS) SP2012/78 – „Infrared magneto-optical vector magnetometry“.
2006 – 2010 Project GAAV KAN 400100653 „Self-organized magnetic nanostructures“ (solver: Dr. Ján Lančok).
2008 – 2012 European project CZ.1.05/2.1.00/01.0040 „RMSTC – Regional Material Science and Technological Centre“ (solver: prof. Miroslav Kursa).
2011 – 2013 Project Czech Science Foundation P205/11/2137 „Magneto-photonic interactions in real nanostructures“ (solver: prof. Jaromír Pištora).
2011 – 2014 European project CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0074 „Nanotechnology – basis for international cooperation“ (solver: prof. Jaromír Pištora).
2013 – 2015 Project Czech Science Foundation 13-13709S „Magnetic composite materials for pollutant removal“ (solver: prof. Ivo Šafařík).
2013 – 2018 Project 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).
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).