Mgr. Aleš Urban, Ph.D.

Department:  Department of Climatology
Position:
Position: Research Scientist
E-mail:
Phone: +420 272 016 069
Room: 209
 

Education:

International experience:

  • August 2018 – Urban Climate Summer School, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • January–July 2017 – visiting postdoctoral scholar at the School of Geographical Science & Urban Planning, Arizona State Univeristy, Tempe, Arizona, USA (via the Czech Academy of Sciences Programme for Research and Mobility Support of Starting Researchers)
  • summer semester 2014/2015 – visiting Ph.D. researcher at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany (ERASMUS+)
  • June 2014 – summer school Climate change and health – research methods, Ume? Centre for Global Health Research, Sweden
  • April 2014 – a short-term visit at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
  • winter semester 2011/2012 – exchange student at the Institute of Geographical Sciences, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany (ERASMUS+)

Other international activities:

Employment and academic experience:

Professional interest:

  • biometeorology
  • environmental modelling

Projects:

  • Principal investigator of a cooperation project MSM 100421604 (by the Czech Academy of Science): Development of time-series approach for assessment of weather-health relationships, 2016–2018
  • Principal investigator of a student project GA UK (3300-243-227249): Comparison of synoptic and epidemiological approaches to evaluating relationships between heat stress and mortality, 2015–2017
  • Member of research team of a GA CR project (20-28560S): Driving mechanisms of extremes in reanalysis and climate models, 2020–2022. Principal investigator: J. Kyselý. Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Member of research team of a GA CR project (GJ19-24425Y): High impact winter weather in climate models, 2019–2021. Principal investigator: E. Plavcová. Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Member of research team of a GA CR project (18-22125S): Modelling weather-to-human health links, 2018–2020. Principal investigator: J. Kyselý. Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Member of research team of a GA CR project (GAP209/11/1985): Temporal and spatial characteristics of the links between weather and cardiovascular morbidity, 2011–2015. Principal investigator: J. Kyselý. Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Other info:

Researcher ID: H-6476-2014

Personal webpage

Awards:

  • the Otto Wichterle Prize (2020) – the prize is given by the Council of the Czech Academy of Sciences 'to outstanding young scientists under 35 years in the Academy of Sciences'

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