Prof Dr-Hab Jiří Jaromír KLEMEŠ, DSc, Dr h c (mult) and George Pólya Professor.
Head of a Centre of Excellence “Sustainable Process Integration Laboratory – SPIL”, NETME Centre, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology - VUT Brno, Czech Republic.
Previously the Project Director, Senior Project Officer and Hon Reader at Department of Process Integration at UMIST, The University of Manchester and the University of Edinburgh, UK Founder and a long-term Head of the Centre for Process Integration and Intensification – CPI2, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary. Awarded by the EC with Marie Curie Chair of Excellence (EXC). Track record of managing and coordinating 97 major EC, NATO, bilateral and UK Know-How projects. Research funding attracted over 46 M€.
Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cleaner Production (IF 2020 = 9.297) and Chemical Engineering Transactions, Editor in Chief Cleaner Technologies and Engineering and Cleaner Chemical Engineering (Elsevier); Subject Editor of Energy (IF 2020 = 7.147) Managing Guest Editor of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (IF 2020 = 14.982). The founder and President of 25 y of PRES (Process Integration for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction) conferences. Seven years Chairperson of CAPE Working Party of European Federation of Chemical Engineering, a member of WP on Process Intensification. A Member of the IChemE, UK, Sargent Medal International Committee on CAPE. Awarded by the Web of Science and Publons as a Highly Cited Researcher, Top Peer Reviewer and Top Handling Editor. He authored and co-authored 792 papers (WoS) in 106 scientific journals, h-index in Google Scholar 78, Scopus 67, PUBLONS (WoS) 61. His Publons profile (Web of Science) has 2,552 reviews for 186 scientific journals and 17,020 Editor Merits for 24 Editorial boards.
Invited lecturer at 68 universities, 14 Distinguished Visiting Professor, 6 Doctor Honoris causa, 36 PhD students, 44 Expert Evaluator.
Invited lecturer at 52 universities world-wide including Cornell, Ithaca, and North-West University Chicago, USA; Fudan University and SINOPEC Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology, Shanghai; Tsinghua and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China; Hong-Kong Polytechnic University; National Chengchi University and National Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan; Hanyang University, and Korea Universities, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, Imperial College, London, UK; Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Trondheim, Norway; Tomsk Technological University, Tomsk, Russian Federation; S. Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State University, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan; University of Paderborn and Bayer Technology Services GmbH, Leverkusen and BASF Board of Directors Forum on Process Technology, Ludwigshafen, Germany; VTT Energy, Finland; VITO MOL, Belgium: MOL Hungarian Oil Company, DUSLO Šala, Slovakia, TNO Leiden, Groningen, Zeist and Eindhoven; Utrecht and Delft University, the Netherlands; University Politechnica Leonardo da Vinci, Milano, Università degli studi di Genova and Sapienza, Rome, Italy; Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia; King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Oporto, Portugal, CEA Grenoble, France; Charmers and Stockholm University, Sweden.
Several times Distinguished Visiting Professor incl Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and University Technology Petronas, Malaysia; Xi’an Jiaotong University; the South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Suzhou, JiangSu, and Tianjin University in China; University of Maribor, Slovenia; the Brno University of Technology, the Russian Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology, Moscow and Cracow University of Technology, Poland.
Doctor Honoris Causa of Kharkiv National University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, Ukraine, the University of Maribor, Slovenia, University POLITEHNICA Bucharest, Romania, Széchenyi István University Györ, Hungary and “Honorary Doctor of Engineering” Universiti Teknologi Malaysia”.
Awarded with “Honorary Membership of Czech Society of Chemical Engineering”, “European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) Life-Time Achievements Award” and “Pro Universitaire Pannonica” Gold Medal.
Affiliations and Expertise
Head of Sustainable Process Integration Laboratory (SPIL)
NETME CENTRE, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
BRNO UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY - VUT Brno