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Jan Kohout

physicist , researcher

Jan Kohout, Czech physicist, researcher. Achievements include patent for composite for polymer details of rolling bearings. Defense Research grantee Ministry of Defense, 1996-1999.

Background

Kohout, Jan was born on April 7, 1952 in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic. Son of Leopold and Frantiska Kohout.

Education

Degree in Physics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 1975. Postgraduate, Institute Physics Materials, Brno, 1978.

Career

Research worker Research Institute for Rolling Bearings, Brno, Czech Republic, 1978-1979. Research specialist in mechanical engineering Brno University of Technology, 1979-1985. Research worker Research Institute for Rolling Bearings, 1986-1991.

Senior research specialist Faculty Sciences Masaryk University, Brno, 1991-1995. University teacher Mils. Academy Brno, since 1995.

Visiting researcher Vienna University, 1993-1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for composite for polymer details of rolling bearings.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals including Journal Materials Science, Journal Fatigue, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, Materials Science & Engineering, others.

Membership

Lieutenant Czech Republican Military, 1975-1976. Member Czech Foundry society, Czech Society for New Materials and Technologies, Slovak Society Metals Science, Union Czech Mathematicians and Physicists, European Structural Integrity Society, German Society for Materials Science.

Connections

Married Ludmila Dobrovolna. Children: Ludmila, January.

father:
Leopold Kohout

mother:
Frantiska Kohout

spouse:
Ludmila Dobrovolna

children:
Ludmila Kohout

January Kohout