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Michael Volný, PhD

Scientist and Marie Curie Fellow
E-mail: v o l n y @ b i o m e d . c a s . c z
E-mail: v o l n y @ u . w a s h i n g t o n . e d u

Michael Volný, PhD


Degrees and Professional Qualifications

2006: Ph.D. (Chemistry, University of Washington in Seattle) Supervisor: Frank Tureček (the degree was validated by the Masaryk University in Brno to be legally recognized in the Czech Republic)

2006/2007: First postdoctoral (University of Washington in Seattle) Supervisor: W. Tim Elam and Frank Tureček

2007/2008 Second postdoctoral (Purdue University in West Lafayette) Supervisor: R. Graham Cooks


2005: Gudiksen Fellowship, University of Washington

2006: Journal of Mass Spectrometry Award

2008: Award of the Czech Spectroscopic Society for the best spectroscopic paper (authors under the 35y of age)

2009: Marie Curie Fellowship

2009: Otto Wichterle Premium Award

Research and other activities

Research interests

  • Mass spectrometry
  • Surface science
  • Instrumental chemistry

Professional membership

Czech Chemical Society (ČCHS)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)

American Vacuum Society (AVS)

Pacific Northwest Mass Spectrometry Group (PACMASS)


More than 15 papers and 20 conference contributions

Some of the papers on PubMed


Josef Cvacka, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Prague

Frank Turecek, University of Washington, Seattle

Andre Venter, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo