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Karel LEMR, PhD

E-mail: l e m r @ p r f n w . u p o l . c z
ResearcherID: C-6755-2008

Karel LEMR, PhD


Degrees and Professional Qualifications

1986: MSc in analytical chemistry

1996: PhD in analytical chemistry

1998: Assoc. Prof. in analytical chemistry, Palacký University Olomouc

2003: Professor in analytical chemistry, Palacký University Olomouc

Research and other activities


Analytical chemistry, mass spectrometry (ionization, ion source development, ion fragmentation), separation methods (ion mobility spectrometry, liquid chromatography, supercritical fluid chromatography) and their hyphenation with mass spectrometry, analysis of abused drugs, discrimination of isomers, analysis of dyes.

Teaching experience:

Lectures (Analytical chemistry, Separation methods, Mass spectrometry). Supervisor of diploma thesis, tutor for PhD study.

Foreign stays:

1993 May/Nov University of Venice, Italy, Prof. A. Marcomini, analysis of surfactants in environment (6 months)

2002 Jul/Oct Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA, Prof. R. G. Cooks, application of the kinetic method in analysis of isomers by mass spectrometry (3 months)

Shorter stays: University of Texas at Arlington, USA, University of Vienna, Austria, University of Washington, Seattle, USA


Hanuš Medal of the Czech Chemical Society

Other selected activities:

2003 – 2006: head of the Scientific and Pedagogical Board of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Palacký University

2006 – 2008: member of the Scientific Board of Faculty of Science, Palacký University

2009 – 2010, 2015 – today: member of the Panel of Czech Science Foundation;

2016 – today: member of the Discipline Committee of Czech Science Foundation;

2010 – 2014: member of the Expert Commission of The Research and Development Council the Government of the Czech Republic

2012 – 2017: member of the Institute Council, Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the CAS, Brno


1992 – today: Czech Chemical Society (2005 – 2009 member of the Board of Directors)

1999 – today: The American Chemical Society

2001 – today: The American Society for Mass Spectrometry

2009 – today: European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA)

2010 – today: Czech Society for Mass Spectrometry (2010 – 2014 vice-chairman)


  • over 130 scientific papers, 1 patent, 1 verified technology, over 100 conference contributions
  • 3 teaching texts