Education history: (all at the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice):
Research interests: vegetation ecology, ecological processes maintaining different aspects of diversity, numerical analysis of community ecology data, the ecology of subtropical forest, vegetation classification.
Editorial board: Journal of Vegetation Science (member of Editorial Board since 2015, Associate Editor since 2018), Phytocoenologia (member of Editorial Board, 2015-2018), Taiwania (English editor since 2016), Monographiae Botanicae (member of Editorial Council since 2017).
Served as a reviewer for the following journals: Applied Vegetation Science (6 reviewed manuscripts), Biotropica (1), Botanical Studies (2), Central European Journal of Biology (2), Community Ecology (1), Data in Brief (1), Ecography (4), Ecological Indicators (1), Ecology and Evolution (1), Folia Geobotanica (13), Global Change Biology (1), Global Ecology and Biogeography (2), Journal of Biogeography (4), Journal of Linnean Society (1), Journal of Mountain Science (2), Journal of Plant Ecology (2), Journal of Vegetation Science (21), Methods in Ecology and Evolution (1), Oikos (2), PeerJ (1), Phytocoenologia (4), Plant Ecology & Diversity (2), PLoS ONE (1), Preslia (5), Restoration Ecology (1), ScienceAsia (1), Taiwania (3).
Membership in professional societies: Czech Botanical Society, International Association for Vegetation Science (2007-present, Council member since 2015, Secretary since 2019), Ecological Society of America (2010-2018), International Biogeography Society (2013-2017), The Ecological Society of Japan (2018).
Past working experience:
Field experience: Central Europe, Crete, Japan, Taiwan, New Zealand.
Travel experience: Europe, northern Russia, Turkey, Morocco, USA, China, Tenerife.