Richard Lednický

Vice-Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research


Richard Lednický, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics.

Date and place of birth:

14 October 1945, Vitkovice (Ostrava), Czechoslovakia


  • 1968 Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Charles University, Prague
  • 1973 Candidate of Science (Phys. and Math.) («Pair Resonance Production in π+ p Interactions»)
  • 1990 Doctor of Science (Phys. and Math.) («Multiple Particle and Resonance Production, Spin Correlations»)

Professional career:

  • 1969–1990 Junior Scientist, Scientist, Researcher, Senior and Leading Scientist (Laboratory of High Energies (LHE), JINR)
  • Since 1975 Researcher, Senior Scientist (Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • 1987–1988 Research at CERN
  • 1990–1992 Leading Scientist (Laboratory of Particle Physics (LPP), JINR)
  • 2001–2005 Deputy Director, LPP, JINR
  • 2005 Acting Director, LPP, JINR
  • Since 2006 JINR Vice-Director
  • 2007–2008 Acting Director, LPP, JINR

Scientific-organizational activities:

  • 1988–1992, 2007 Member of the Scientific-Technical Council, LHE, JINR
  • 1989–1992 Member of the Scientific-Coordinating Council on high energy physics, JINR
  • 1991–1992 Member of the Scientific Council of Czech staff members at JINR
  • Since 1996 Member of the Executive Committee, DIRAC collaboration
  • 2001–2008 Member of the Scientific-Technical Council, LPP, JINR
  • Since 2003 Member of the Scientific-Technical Council, JINR
  • Since 2006 Member of the Executive Committee of the STAR project (BNL, USA) and co-leader of the STAR group at JINR
  • Since 2007 Member of the Executive Committee of the NICA/MPD project at JINR
  • Since 2008 Member of the Scientific-Coordinating Council of VBLHEP, JINR

Educational activities:

Supervision of graduation and other theses.

Research interests:

  • Experimental and theoretical particle physics,
  • Chiral symmetry,
  • Gauge theories,
  • QCD analysis of structure functions,
  • Studies of spin effects,
  • Particle interferometry,
  • Polarization effects,
  • Measuring life-time of pionium.

Scientific publications:

Author of more than 400 papers and reviews on high energy physics, including multiple production and correlation femtoscopy






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