Aleš Zadražil

Senior researcher
ext:+420 220 443 048
VŠCHT Praha – building B B307

Work Experience

  • 2008 – present
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Robotics Laboratory, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
  • 2006 – 2008
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

Education

  • 2002 – 2006
    PhD study in chemical engineering, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
  • 1997 – 2002
    MSc study in chemical engineering, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

Research Interests

  • Chemical Robotics
  • Stimuli-responsive hydrogels
  • Controlled release

Publications

  • Zadražil A., Štěpánek F., “Remote control of desorption by radiofrequency heating: Single pellet experiments”, Chem. Eng. Sci. 101, 382-389 (2013)
  • Zadražil A., Tokárová V., Štěpánek F., “Remotely triggered release from composite hydrogel sponges”, Soft Matter 8, 1811-1816 (2012)
  • Haufová P., Knejzlík Z., Hanuš J., Zadražil A., Štěpánek F., “Reversible buckling and diffusion properties of silica-coated hydrogel particles”, J. Coll. Interf. Sci. 357, 109-115 (2011)
  • Zadražil A., Štěpánek F., “Investigation of thermo-responsive optical properties of a composite hydrogel”, Coll. Surf. A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 372, 115-119 (2010)
  • Zadražil A.,Stepanek, F., Matar, O.K. (2006) Droplet spreading, imbibition and solidification on porous media. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS Volume: 562 Pages: 1-33.
  • Zadražil A., Sevcikova, H. (2005) Influence of an electric field on the buoyancy-driven instabilities. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS Volume: 123 Issue: 17 Article Number: 174509.
  • Zadražil A., Kiss, I.Z., D’Hernoncourt, J., et al. (2005) Effects of constant electric fields on the buoyant stability of reaction fronts. PHYSICAL REVIEW E Volume: 71 Issue: 2 Article Number: 026224.
  • Zadražil A., Chmelikova R., Hasal P. (2003) Continuous penicillin G hydrolysis in an electro-membrane reactor with immobilized penicillin G acylase. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS Volume: 25 Issue: 6 Pages: 485-490.