Name:Ondrej Certik


PhD in Chemical Physics at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Master degree in Theoretical Physics at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Czech Republic
Bachelor degree in Physics at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Czech Republic
High School of Christian Doppler, Czech Republic

Internships, academic stays

Six-month internship at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, USA
Computational Chemistry and Materials Science Summer Institute at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, USA
Summer internship at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA
Summer internship at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Summer internship at Portland State University, Oregon, USA
Scientific assistant at Center for Machine Perception (CMP), Department of Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University


Conferences, summer schools and other meetings

Other accomplishments in mathematics and physics


cross-country skiing for the University Sporting Club of Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University
rowing for the Czech Rowing Club Prague.
chess for the club Dum armady Praha.


English - fluent

Czech - native

Publications in impacted journals

  1. A. Fejfar, T. Mates, O. Certik, B. Rezek, J. Stuchlik, I. Pelant, J. Kocka: Model of electronic transport in microcrystalline silicon and its use for prediction of device performance, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 338-340 (2004) 303
  2. K. Vyborny, O. Certik, D. Pfannkuche, D. Wodzinski, A. Wojs, and J.J. Quinn: Ising ferromagnetism of composite fermions, Acta Phys. Pol. A, 110, 409 (2006)
  3. A. F. Dethlefsen, R. J. Haug, K. Vyborny, O. Certik and A. Wojs: Transport gap in a nu=1/3 quantum Hall system: A probe for skyrmions, Phys. Rev. B 74, 195324 (2006)
  4. K. Vyborny, O. Certik, D. Pfannkuche, D. Wodzinski, A. Wojs and J. J. Quinn: Integral and fractional quantum Hall Ising ferromagnets, Phys. Rev. B 75, 045434 (2007)
  5. Ondrej Certik, Jiri Vackar, Jiri Plesek: Density functional theory calculations using the finite element method, Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, 2008, 57, 3, 155-178, doi: 10.3176/proc.2008.3.06
  6. A. Fejfar, A. Vetushka, V. Kalusova, O. Certik, M. Ledinsky, B. Rezek, J. Stuchlik, J. Kocka: Relation of nanoscale and macroscopic properties of mixed-phase silicon thin films, Phys. Status Solidi A, 1-5 (2010) doi:10.1002/pssa.200982907
  7. P. Solin, O. Certik, L. Korous: Three Anisotropic Benchmarks for Adaptive Finite Element Methods, Appl. Math. Comput., doi:10.1016/j.amc.2010.12.080
  8. O. Čertík, J. Vackář, John E. Pask: dftatom: A robust and general Schrödinger and Dirac solver for atomic structure calculations, submitted to Computer Physics Communications (August 28, 2012)
  9. O. Čertík, P. Winkler: Hartree-Fock Slater Type Orbitals Results For Screened Debye Interaction, in preparation

Other publications

  1. O. Certik, A. Havranek: Elastic pendulum, Mathematics - Physics - Informatics Journal, Vol. 12, 2002/2003, No. 10, pages 607-611 (2003)
  2. P. Moeck, O. Certik, B. Seipel, R. Grobner, L. Noice, G. Upreti, P. Fraundorf, R. Erni, N. D. Browning, A. Kiesow, J. P. Jolivet, Identifying unknown nanocrystals by fringe fingerprinting in two dimensions and free-access crystallographic databases, Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6000, pp. 206-217 (2005), DOI: 10.1117/12.629818
  3. A. Havranek, O. Certik: Elastic pendulum, Advances in Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Vol. 51, p. 198 (2006)
  4. P. Moeck, B. Seipel, G. Upreti, R. Bjorge, L. Noice, O. Certik, E. Mandell, and P. Fraundorf, Crystallographic nanometrology in two and three dimensions with on-line database support, Proc. Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference, Vancouver, Washington, July 24-26, p. 44 (2006)
  5. P. Moeck, O. Certik, G. Upreti, B. Seipel, M. Harvey, W. Garrick, and P. Fraundorf: Crystal structure visualizations in three dimensions with support from the open access Nano- Crystallography Database, J. Mater. Educ. 28(1), 87 (2006)
  6. P. Solin, O. Certik, S. Regmi: The FEMhub Project and Classroom Teaching of Numerical Methods, Proc. of the 8th Python in Science Conference (SciPy 2009), Pasadena, Aug. 2009 (
  7. J. Vackář, O. Čertík, R. Cimrman, Ma. Novák, O. Šipr, J. Plešek Finite Element Method in Density Functional Theory Electronic Structure Calculations, Chapter 12 in Advances in the Theory of Quantum Systems in Chemistry and Physics, eds. P.E.Hoggan, E.J.Brändas, J.Maruani, P.Piecuch, G.Delgado-Barrio, in series: Progress in Theoretical Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 22, Springer 2011, pp.199-217, ISBN 978-94-007-2075-6