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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

doc. RNDr. Jan Kyselý, Ph.D.

Position: senior researcher

Branch: Department of climate services

Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.Bělidla 4aBrno603 00



Research Focus

climate variability and change, extreme value analysis, statistical modelling, human biometeorology, validation of climate models, impacts of climate variability and change


– graduated in physics (specialization: meteorology and climatology), Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, CharlesUniversity, Prague (1997)

– PhD study, Dept. of Meteorology and Environment Protection, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, CharlesUniversity, Prague (1997-2000)

– PhD thesis (‘Changes in the occurrence of extreme temperature events’) defended in February 2001


−     1996-: Institute of Atmospheric Physics CAS (senior researcher since 2005; scientific secretary of IAP 2003-2016, member of Scientific Board 2004-2006, deputy head of Dept. of Climatology since 2007, member of Board of IAP since 2012, head of the Dept. of Climatology since 2016)

−     2011-2014: Technical University of Liberec, Dept. of Applied Mathematics (part-time position)

−     2013-: Global Change Research Institute CAS (former Global Change Research Centre CAS) – part-time position


–      WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Award (2011) “for an outstanding research paper in atmospheric sciences”

–      EMS Young Scientist Award (2006) for a collection of high-quality papers published during previous 3 years – the annual prize of the European Meteorological Society awarded to a scientist under 32 years of age

–      the Tromp Scientific Award (2005) for an excellent paper in biometeorology – the prize is given by the International Society of Biometeorology once in 3 years to a scientist under 35 years of age


European Geosciences Union, American Meteorological Society

Brief scientometrics

70+ papers in WoS

1200+ citations in WoS

H-index: 23 (as of February 2016)