Matěj Machek

Mgr. Matěj Machek, Ph.D. is a researcher at the department of Tectonics and Geodynamics of the Institute of Geophysics of the Czech Academy of Sciences. He is a structural geologist and in his research work, he focuses on the identification and interpretation of the deformation record in rocks and its relationship to physical rock properties. He has completed his master studies of structural geology and petrology at the Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague and continued there with his Ph.D. studies. In his Ph.D. thesis, he has focused on pore space geometry in low porosity rocks and its relationship to rock microstructure and physical properties.

In 2015 and 2016 he was a member of the Working Group for Dialogue on the Deep Geological Repository as an expert for the representatives of the municipalities. In 2017 he was elected to newly established Scientific Committee of the „Platforma proti hlubinnému úložišti“.

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