About the institute
Doppler Institute is an independent research and
pedagogical centre associated with the
Faculty of Nuclear
Science and Physical Engineering of the
Technical University, which acts in a close collaboration
with research groups of the
Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, other universities
and with institutes of a similar profile abroad.
DI serves to education of graduate and postgraduate students of
mathematics and physics, with a particular emphasis on modern
developments in quantum theory and interdisciplinary research.
The purpose is to help gifted young people to start their active
scientific life by providing them access to currently interesting
research topics and contacts with leading experts in the field.
In accordance with this program, DI organizes and supports
- a regular seminar
- postgradual courses
- lectures and courses by invited experts
- conferences and workshops
- student exchanges
Excerpts from the DI statutes:
DI is headed by the director
elected by the members and appointed for a three-year term
which may be served repeatedly. The director is responsible
for the financial and organizational management of the institute;
together with the members, he or she determines the
program of DI.
New members are elected by a secret ballot based on a proposal
of one of the existing members.
DI has an advisory board
consisting of prominent mathematicians and physicists with
whom the scientific policy of the institute is consulted.
Last update: May 20, 1998