Lecture title: Structural disorder phenomena in nanostructured oxides.
Vladimír Šepelák received his Diploma in Solid State Physics from P. J. Šafárik University in Košice (Slovakia) and Ph.D. degree in Solid State Chemistry from Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk (Russia), He receive dhis Habilitation in Materials Science from Technical University of Košice.
He was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Braunschweig University of Technology (Germany) and acted as a Mercator Professor of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at Leibniz University Hannover (Germany). Presently, he is a leading scientist at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia) as well as Professor of Physics at the Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic).
He serves as a President of International Mechanochemical Association under the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).
His research interests include solid state chemistry, mechanochemistry, solid state physics, nanomagnetism, correlations between the local structure and functional behavior of nanocrystalline solids, and spectroscopy of nonequilibrium phases.