prof. Ing. Michal Přibyl, Ph.D.

Contact informationMichal Přibyl

Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Technická 5
166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic

tel. +420 220 443 165
fax +420 220 444 320

e-mail michal.pribyl@vscht.cz

Academic degrees

1997: M.Sc., UCT Prague

2001: Ph.D., UCT Prague

Professional career

1992-1997  University studies at UCT Prague (Specialization - Processes and equipment in chemical and food industry)

1997-2001  PhD studies at the UCT Prague

1998-2000  Scientific work was awarded the Votoček scholarship

2003-2009  Assistant professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, UCT Prague

2009-2015  Associate professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, UCT Prague

2014-  The head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, UCT Prague

2015-  Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, UCT Prague

Foreign stay

2002:  Postdoc stay at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, USA (one year)

Teaching

  • Chemical engineering – lectures, exercises
  • Multifunctional chemical and biochemical microsystems – lectures
  • Heat transfer – lectures, exercises
  • Separation processes in biotechnology – lectures, exercises
  • Study and analysis of biological phenomena by chemical-engineering techniques
  • Supervisor or co-supervisor – currently 2 PhD students, 5 MSc and Bc. students

Research fields

  • Microfluidics
  • Fluid mechanics driven by electric fields
  • Applied immunoassay
  • Enzyme reactors
  • Mathematical modeling of reaction-transport processes

International collaboration

  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, USA, prof. S.Y. Shvartsman,
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western, Canada, prof. K. Adamiak.
  • Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Netherlands, prof. V. Hessel

Other activities

  • Membership in the Czech and Slovak Societies of Chemical Engineering
  • Membership IEEE IAS Society
  • AICHE Membership
  • Editor – Chemical Papers
  • Chemical engineering board - UCT Prague, University of Pardubice

List of publications

  • Tucek, J., P. Beranek, L. Vobecka, Z. Slouka, and M. Pribyl. 2016. Electric Field Driven Addressing of Oil-in-Water Droplets in the Presence of Gradients of Ionic and Nonionic Surfactants. Ieee T Ind Appl 52:4337-4344.
  • Cech, J., V. Hessel, and M. Pribyl. 2016. Aldolase catalyzed L-phenylserine synthesis in a slug-flow microfluidic system – Performance and diastereoselectivity studies. Chem Eng Sci:in press.
  • Skybova, T., M. Pribyl, and P. Hasal. 2015. Mathematical model of decolourization in a rotating disc reactor. Biochem Eng J 93:151-165.
  • Pribyl, M., and Z. Slouka. 2015. Electrochemical characteristics of ideal polarizable interfaces with limited number of charge carriers. Phys Rev E 92.
  • Maixnerova, L., A. Horvitz, G. Kuncova, M. Pribyl, M. Sebela, and M. Kostejn. 2015. Enzymatic sensor of putrescine with optical oxygen transducer - mathematical model of responses of sensitive layer. Chem Pap 69:158-166.
  • Pribyl, M., and D. Snita. 2014. Local kinetics and thermodynamics of rapid electrochemical reactions. Phys Rev E 89.
  • Patel, N. S., J. Hrdlicka, P. Beranek, M. Pribyl, D. Snita, B. Hammouti, S. S. Al-Deyab, and R. Salghi. 2014. Extract of Phyllanthus fraternus Leaves as Corrosion Inhibitor for Mild Steel in H2SO4 Solutions. Int J Electrochem Sc 9:2805-2815.
  • Patel, N. S., P. Beranek, M. Nebyla, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2014. Inhibitive Effects by Some Benzothiazole Derivatives on Mild Steel Corrosion in 1 N HCl. Int J Electrochem Sc 9:3951-3960.
  • Janous, J., J. Cech, P. Beranek, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2014. AC electric sensing of slug-flow properties with exposed gold microelectrodes. J Micromech Microeng 24.
  • Beranek, P., R. Flittner, V. Hrobar, P. Ethgen, and M. Pribyl. 2014. Oscillatory motion of water droplets in kerosene above co-planar electrodes in microfluidic chips. Aip Adv 4.
  • Nebyla, M., M. Pribyl, and I. Schreiber. 2013. Oscillatory Flow Accelerates Autocrine Signaling due to Nonlinear Effect of Convection on Receptor-Related Actions. Biophys J 105:818-828.
  • Lamborova, V., J. Fiser, Z. Slouka, J. Lindner, D. Snita, and M. Pribyl. 2013. Development of a dip-stick electrochemical micro-biosensor: Stability of protein layers on gold. Microelectron Eng 111:289-293.
  • Hrdlicka, J., P. Cervenka, T. Jindra, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2013. Mathematical Modeling of Traveling Wave Micropumps: Analysis of Energy Transformation. Ieee T Ind Appl 49:685-690.
  • Hadac, O., I. Schreiber, and M. Pribyl. 2013. On the origin of bistability in the Stage 2 of the Huang-Ferrell model of the MAPK signaling. J Chem Phys 138.
  • Cech, J., M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2013. Three-phase slug flow in microchips can provide beneficial reaction conditions for enzyme liquid-liquid reactions. Biomicrofluidics 7.
  • Skybova, T., M. Pribyl, J. Pocedic, and P. Hasal. 2012. Mathematical modeling of wastewater decolorization in a trickle-bed bioreactor. J Biotechnol 157:512-523.
  • Nebyla, M., M. Pribyl, and I. Schreiber. 2012. Effects of Convective Transport on Chemical Signal Propagation in Epithelia. Biophys J 102:990-1000.
  • Janous, J., P. Beranek, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2012. Development of a conductivity microsensor considering electric double layer capacity. Microelectron Eng 97:387-390.
  • Cervenka, P., W. Schrott, Z. Slouka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2012. Hybrid gold-copper stamp for rapid fabrication of microchips. Microelectron Eng 98:548-551.
  • Cervenka, P., J. Hrdlicka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2012. Kinetic mechanism for modeling of electrochemical reactions. Phys Rev E 85.
  • Cech, J., W. Schrott, Z. Slouka, M. Pribyl, M. Broz, G. Kuncova, and D. Snita. 2012. Enzyme hydrolysis of soybean oil in a slug flow microsystem. Biochem Eng J 67:194-202.
  • Svoboda, M., J. Kratochvila, J. Lindner, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2011. Dynamic behaviour of a diffusion layer around a cation-exchange membrane in an external electric field. Microelectron Eng 88:1789-1791.
  • Schrott, W., M. Nebyla, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2011. Detection of immunoglobulins in a laser induced fluorescence system utilizing polydimethysiloxane microchips with advanced surface and optical properties. Biomicrofluidics 5.
  • Schrott, W., M. Nebyla, L. Meisterova, and M. Pribyl. 2011. Fast ferritin immunoassay on PDMS microchips. Chem Pap 65:246-250.
  • Hrdlicka, J., P. Cervenka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2011. Zig-zag arrangement of four electrodes for ac electro-osmotic micropumps. Phys Rev E 84.
  • Svoboda, M., Z. Slouka, W. Schrott, P. Cervenka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2010. Fabrication of plastic microchips with gold microelectrodes using techniques of sacrificed substrate and thermally activated solvent bonding. Microelectron Eng 87:1590-1593.
  • Svoboda, M., W. Schrott, Z. Slouka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2010. Plastic microfluidic systems made by imprinting against an epoxy stamp. Microelectron Eng 87:1527-1530.
  • Schrott, W., M. Svoboda, Z. Slouka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2010. PDMS microfluidic chips prepared by a novel casting and pre-polymerization method. Microelectron Eng 87:1600-1602.
  • Sevcikova, H., J. Cejkova, L. Krausova, M. Pribyl, F. Stepanek, and M. Marek. 2010. A new traveling wave phenomenon of Dictyostelium in the presence of cAMP. Physica D 239:879-888.
  • Pribyl, M., and K. Adamiak. 2010. Numerical Models for AC Electroosmotic Micropumps. Ieee T Ind Appl 46:2179-2189.
  • Hrdlicka, J., P. Cervenka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2010. Mathematical modeling of AC electroosmosis in microfluidic and nanofluidic chips using equilibrium and non-equilibrium approaches. J Appl Electrochem 40:967-980.
  • Cervenka, P., J. Hrdlicka, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2010. Toward High Net Velocities in AC Electroosmotic Micropumps Based on Asymmetric Coplanar Electrodes. Ieee T Ind Appl 46:1679-1691.
  • Schrott, W., Z. Slouka, P. Cervenka, J. Ston, M. Nebyla, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2009. Study on surface properties of PDMS microfluidic chips treated with albumin. Biomicrofluidics 3.
  • Cervenka, P., M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2009. Numerical study on AC electroosmosis in microfluidic channels. Microelectron Eng 86:1333-1336.
  • Schrott, W., M. Pribyl, J. Stepanek, and D. Snita. 2008. Electro-osmotic characteristics of Polystyrene microchips - Experiments and modeling. Microelectron Eng 85:1100-1103.
  • Postler, T., Z. Slouka, M. Svoboda, M. Pribyl, and D. Snita. 2008. Parametrical studies of electroosmotic transport characteristics in submicrometer channels. J Colloid Interf Sci 320:321-332.
  • Stepanek, J., M. Pribyl, D. Snita, and M. Marek. 2007. Microfluidic chip for fast bioassays - evaluation of binding parameters. Biomicrofluidics 1.
  • Slouka, Z., M. Pribyl, D. Snita, and T. Postler. 2007. Transient behavior of an electrolytic diode. Phys Chem Chem Phys 9:5374-5381.
  • Slouka, Z., M. Pribyl, J. Lindner, D. Snita, and M. Marek. 2006. Dynamical and stationary analysis of an electrolyte diode and comparison with experiments. Comput-Aided Chem En 21:291-296.
  • Pribyl, M., D. Snita, and M. Kubicek. 2006. Adaptive mesh simulations of ionic systems in microcapillaries based on the estimation of transport times. Comput Chem Eng 30:674-685.
  • Pribyl, M., V. Knapkova, D. Snita, and M. Marek. 2006. Modeling reaction-transport processes in a microcapillary biosensor for detection of human IgG. Microelectron Eng 83:1660-1663.
  • Pribyl, M., D. Snita, and M. Marek. 2005. Nonlinear phenomena and qualitative evaluation of risk of clogging in a capillary microreactor under, imposed electric field. Chem Eng J 105:99-109.
  • Pribyl, M., V. Knapkova, D. Snita, and M. Marek. 2005. Analysis of reaction-transport phenomena in a microfluidic system for the detection of IgG. Chem Pap 59:434-440.
  • Pribyl, M., D. Snita, P. Hasal, and M. Marek. 2004. Modeling of electric-field driven transport processes in microdevices for immunoassay. Chem Eng J 101:303-314.
  • Pribyl, M., C. B. Muratov, and S. Y. Shvartsman. 2003. Transitions in the model of epithelial patterning. Dev Dynam 226:155-159.
  • Pribyl, M., C. B. Muratov, and S. Y. Shvartsman. 2003. Long-range signal transmission in autocrine relays. Biophys J 84:883-896.
  • Pribyl, M., C. B. Muratov, and S. Y. Shvartsman. 2003. Discrete models of autocrine cell communication in epithelial layers. Biophys J 84:3624-3635.
  • Pribyl, M., R. Chmelikova, P. Hasal, and M. Marek. 2003. Penicillin G hydrolysis in an electro-membrane reactor with immobilized penicillin G acylase. Enzyme Microb Tech 33:793-801.
  • Pribyl, M., R. Chmelikova, P. Hasal, and M. Marek. 2002. Dynamics of penicillin G hydrolysis in an electro-membrane reactor. J Chem Technol Biot 77:51-62.
  • Pribyl, M., R. Chmelikova, P. Hasal, and M. Marek. 2001. Modeling of hydrogel immobilized enzyme reactors with mass-transport enhancement by electric field. Chem Eng Sci 56:433-442.
  • Pribyl, M., P. Hasal, and M. Marek. 1998. Coupling of enzymatic penicillin hydrolysis with mass-transport processes. Chem Biochem Eng Q 12:141-149.