prof. Ing. Oldřich Pytela, DrSc.

born 25.12.1950 in Ústí nad Orlicí, Czech Republic

Last updated 29. 10. 2019, © Filip Bureš


Oldřich Pytela finished his master  studies in organic chemistry at the VŠCHT Pardubice in 1974, where he has also been habilitated in 1990. Since 1996 he is full professor in organic chemistry.


1974, Master studies at the VŠCHT Pardubice
1979, CSc. in organic chemistry, VŠCHT Pardubice
1992, DrSc. in organic chemistry, VŠCHT Pardubice
1990, Habilitation in organic chemistry, VŠCHT Pardubice
1996, Full professor in organic chemistry, University of Pardubice

Work Experience

Currently retired but still active scientist.
1996-2014, Full Prof., Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice
1997-2000, Rector, University of Pardubice
1990-1996, Associate Prof., Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice
1981-1990, Assistant Prof., VŠCHT Pardubice
1979-1981, Assistant, VŠCHT Pardubice

Scientific Activities

His current scientific interest includes organic chemistry, application of mathematic statistics in chemistry,  mechanisms of organic reactions and quantum chemistry.
Author or co-author of 119 articles with 1017 citations (self-citations excluded). (Co)-Author of six university textbooks. H-index 22.
Author of the OPstat program for statistic data processing and OPchem for chemical data treatment and visualization of molecules.
Quantum-chemical calculations of organic molecules using Gaussian.

Other Activities

O. Pytela is currently member of scientific councils at two universities and four scientific boards within organic chemistry. Since 2015, he also acts as a vice-chairman within the structure of the Student's Professional Activities.


According to WoS, 119 contributions.
Emeritus professor of the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Technology.