Position in CUEC: Director of the Centre
Zoology, soil science, sanitary biology,ecosystem restoration after mining and other disturbances with particular attention on restoration of soil part of ecosystem recovery soil processes and functions. Role of soil organisms in modification of their environment, nutrient cycling and soil formation. Invertebrate microbial interactions. Carbon storage in soil and SOM transformation in soil. Soil and soil biota in heavy disturbed ecosystems such as arable filed, post mining sites, etc. Above belowground interactions and their role for ecosystem development. Ecology of Diptera larvae paricularly chironomids, both terrestrial and aquatic. Population biology temporal changes of population and communities with special attention to succession changes. Ecology of ants. Soil as part of human environment. Soil affect on human health. Soil sanitary and pollution.
During his training and academic carrier he gain broad expertise in many fields of ecology, pedology and environmental sciences. In ecology he have expertise with terrestrial and aquatic system, doing research on autecology as well as on ecosystem ecology. Recently he is engaged in exploring complex interaction between human society and environment. He have excellent expertise in presentation research for scientific community (by publication as well as by conference presentation) but also for industry and general public. He have extensive skills and knowledge in management of scientific work being leader of many research team as well as director of institute.
Involvement in running projects:
Progres - Environmental Research - coordinator in the Centre