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Personal data.

Ladislav Kocbach, born 28.12.1946 in Prague, Czechoslovakia

Degrees:
Dr. philos., 1977, University of Bergen
Diploma in Physics, 1968, Charles University, Prague
Pedagogical Seminar (Teacher-training 1 semester course) University of Bergen, 1978

Positions held:


 Aug. 1968 - Oct. 1969	  Research Assistant,  Rez by Prague 
 Oct. 1969 - Jun. 1972	  Research Assistant, Bergen  
 Jun. 1972 - Aug. 1975	  Scient. Assistant, Bergen  
 Sep. 1975 - Aug. 1976	  Lecturer (temporary),  Bergen  
 Sep. 1976 - Aug. 1977	  Lecturer (temprary),   Aarhus, Denmark  
 Sep. 1977 - Sep. 1979	  Scient. Assistant, Bergen  
 Sep. 1979 - Aug. 1982	  Research Associate, Freiburg, Germany 
 Sep. 1982 - Nov. 1983 	  NORDITA guest ass. professor,   Aarhus, Denmark  
 Dec. 1983		  	Lecturer (temp.), Aarhus, Denmark  
 Jan. 1984 - Dec. 1984	  NAVF Research fellow, Bergen  
 Jan. 1985 - Jun. 1985	  NAVF Research fellow, Bergen  
 Jul. 1985 - Aug. 1988	  NAVF senior research fellow, Bergen  
 Aug 1988 -  May. 1993	  Associate Professor (forsteamanuensis) Bergen  						
 May. 1993 -	          Professor, Bergen

Other data: Married, 2 children, Jan (1972), Anette (1975)

Norwegian Citizen since 1976

Memberships:

Norwegian Physical Society since 1972
European Physical Society since 1974
Union of CS Mathematicians and Physicists, Section Physics, since 1990

Research Fields and Other Interests:

Theoretical Nuclear Physics ( -1973), Nuclear Models, Shell Model, Collective vibrations and rotations, reaction theory
Theoretical Atomic Physics (1972-) Collision theory, Ionization, Electron Transfer, Relativistic Effects, computation
Interplay of Nuclear and Atomic Phenomena (in collisions and decays)
Interpretations of quantum mechanics ( Problems of measurement, coherence, macroscopic manifestations)
Computational Physics: Use of computer algebra for developement of numerical models, use of computer graphics for visualisation
General Nonlinear Systems (e.g. Neural networks)
Applications of computers in teaching and visualization

Teaching: Courses and Lectures

1. Various lectures on Group theory in Physics, Scattering Theory, Collective Nuclear Models etc. 1970-71 ( seminars on nuclear Physics) 2. Various courses as scientific assistent (vitenskapelig assistent) 1972-79 ( Exercises in Introductury Modern Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Introductory Laboratory Course in Optics etc) 3. Quantum Mechanics (Fk 21) 1975-76 4. Introduction to Theoretical Physics ( Theoretische Physik I, II), Freiburg, Quantenmechanik, Freiburg, 1979-82 ( Exercises ) 5. Quantum mechanics ( F-201) Bergen 1987 (spring) Quantum mechanics ( F-201) Bergen 1992 (spring) 6. Introduction to Solid State Physics (F-288 / F-208) 1989-1995 (spring) 7. Introduction to Atomic Physics and Quantum Optics (F-287/F-281) (1987-1995) autumn, 508. Selected topics in Theoretical Atomic Physics (F-381, cand.scient course) (1984-1992, as needed for cand.scient. students) 9. Microprocessors (F-291/FI-203) 1988-1994 (Laboratory Course)

Excursions/Video Productions

Several times per semester (schools, schoolteachers, etc). Videotapes on visualization of atomic collisions and Basic concepts on neural networks

NORDPLUS Courses:

1991 (December) Computational Atomic Physics

1993 (March) : Computational Atomic Physics

Other teaching experience

Teaching in School ( 8th and 9th grade, "Ungdomsskole"): during the Teacher-training Course, practical part (6 weeks, 1978, University of Bergen)

Administration

Group leader of Atomic Physics Group 1988-1994
EC - SCIENCE program 1989-92, Bergen part
NORDPLUS collaboration 1991-93
NAVF projects ( Theory of Atomic Collisions, Geometrical Aspects of Atomic Collisions, post-doctor fellowship of J.P. Hansen, 1986-93)
Supervision of IASTE trainees ( T. Hejl, 1991; G. Lipi, 1992)
Supervision of M.F. Kiziltan's projects; Project coordinator (1993-95): Joint project with Bryggen Museum: Developement of Computer Graphics Based Tools for Treatment of Archeological Data
Head of the Theory Section, Depertment of Physics, Bergen (1996-1998)

Conferences

Organization of Conferences:

Local Committee: Nordic Spring Symposium on Atomic Inner Shell Processes, Geilo, Norway April 17-21, 1978

Organization Committee: Semiclassical Descriptions of Atomic and Nuclear Collisions, Niels Bohr Centennial Conferences 1985, Copenhagen, Denmark, March25-28, 1985

Local Committee: Nordic Symposium on Physics of Atomic Collisions Finse, Norway May 8-11, 1989

Nordplus Student Conference, Voss, Norway 1992 ( with J.P. Hansen and L. Csernai)

Participation in Conferences:

X-rays, Helsinki 1974 (1)

Inner Shell, Freiburg 1976 (1) ICPEAC (1977 Paris (3), 1979 Kyoto, 1981 Tennessee(3), 1983 Berlin (2), 1987 Brighton (1), 1989 New York (1), 1993 Aarhus(1)) Linz Workshops ( invited talks ) Debrecen Workshops

Group Meetings Energireiche Atomare Stösse, Oberstdorf, Germany

Group Meetings, SCIENCE (Sandbjerg, Paris)

Group Meetings, NorFA (Uppsala, Stockholm)

NORDPLUS Courses:

1991 (December) Computational Atomic Physics

1993 (March) : Computational Atomic Physics



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