prof. Ing. Václav Hejnák, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae and Professional Focus

Doc. Ing. Václav Hejnák, Ph.D. 

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS), Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources (FAFNR), Department of Botany and Plant Physiology.

Personal date:

Born: 13th March 1964, Brandys nad Labem, Czech Republic

Address: K Horomericum 1184/41, 165 00 Prague 6 – Suchdol, Czech Republic


Phone: +420 220921903 home +420 224382514 office

Mobile phone: +420 734360884

E-mail: hejnak@af.czu.cz

Scientific and academic degree:

1987 – Ing.: FAFNR CULS Prague, in the subject field Plant Science

1993 – Ph.D.: Sankt Peterburg State University of Agriculture (The Russian Federation), in the subject field Agricultural Chemistry

2003 – Doc.: FAFNR CULS Prague, habilitation procedure in a scientific field General Crop Science

Language skills: russian, english


1987 – 1993: agronomist of Farmers´ Cooperation Kostelni Hlavno.

1993 – 2003: assistant professor of Department of Botany and Plant Physiology, FAFNR CULS Prague

2000 – as yet: head of Department of Botany and Plant Physiology, , FAFNR CULS Prague

2003 – as yet: associate professor of Department of Botany and Plant Physiology, FAFNR CULS Prague

2010 – as yet: vice-dean for teaching and learning, FAFNR CULS Prague

The area of scientific interest:

plant stress physiology, crops physiology (mainly the physiology of photosynthesis and water regime and stress physiology of crops); the physiological responses and adaptations of crops to the environmental stress factors.

Publication activities:

the author or co-author of 50 scientific and professional articles (from this 28 scientific papers published in journals indexed in databases like Web of Science, Scopus, EBSCO), 1 chapter published in a scientific book and more than 100 papers presented at scientific and professional conferences.

Grant activities:

the supervisor of 11 projects supported by University Development Agency of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Czech Republic (FRVS); the departmental coordinator of 2 research projects supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (MSM), the member of the research team of 2 projects of Grant Agency of Ministry of Agriculture of Czech Republic (NAZV) and 1 project of Grant Agency of Czech Republic (GA CR).

International collaboration:

ENSAT – INP Toulouse, France, contact person: Prof. Philippe Grieu (agreement LLP Erasmus); Ege University Izmir, Turkey, contact person: Prof. Esen Celen (agreement LLP Erasmus); National University of San Luis, Argentina, contact person: Assoc. Prof. Hilda E. Pedranzani.

Memberships in international scientific organizations:

Federation of European Societies of Plant Physiology (FESPP) since 1994; European Society for Agronomy (ESA) since 2006; Crop Science Society of Japan (CSSJ) since 2007; Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) since 2007; American Society of Agronomy (ASA) since 2007; Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) since 2007

Memberships in editorial boards of scientific journals:

Turkish Journal of Field Crops editorial board since 2012, Research on Crops editorial board since 2014