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Research fields: Structure, dynamics and evolution of galaxies; Seyfert galaxies and quasars; N-body modelling; spectroscopy
Master in Physics and Astronomy (1993, Faculty\r\nof Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague),
D.E.A. (Diplome d\'Etudes Approfondies)\r\nin Astrophysics & Space Techniques (1995, University Paris 7 / Meudon Observatory),
RNDr. and PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics (1999, Charles University), PhD in Astrophysics & Space Techniques (1999, University Paris 7 / Paris Observatory).
Astronomical Institute - Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (since 1994);
Centre de Recherche Astronomique\r\nde Lyon (CRAL)(2003-2005, post-doc within the EU Research Training Network \"Euro3D - Promoting 3D spectroscopy in Europe\");
Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles (2005, research fellow - program \"Grand Challenge Problems in Computational Astrophysics\");
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California at Riverside (2006, post-doc).
External lecturer at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague: Lectures on Selected Chapters in Astrophysics (2001: Bars, rings and starbursts in dynamics and evolution of disk galaxies; 2002: Spiral galaxies: Theory of spiral density waves; 2003: Chemical evolution of galaxies; 2005: Coevolution of galaxies and supermassive black-holes) and Exercises in Galactic Dynamics (2001, 2002, 2005, 2006).
External lecturer at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Riverside (2006/2007: graduate course on Dynamics and evolution of galaxies).