Prof. Dr. Zdeněk Pertold passed away

30 October, 2020

With profound regret, CERGE-EI announces that Zdeněk Pertold, Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Faculty of Science, Charles University, passed away on October 26, 2020, aged nearly 87 years.

Professor Pertold’s teaching and research focused on ore deposits in the Bohemian massif and the alkali-silica reaction potential of aggregates in concrete structures. He was also an external collaborator at the Faculty of Chemistry of Brno University of Technology and a member of the Society of Economic Geologists.

Professor Pertold served as Vice-Rector for Education of Charles University between 1994-1997 and was a supporter of CERGE-EI in its early years.

CERGE-EI expresses its deepest sympathy to Professor Pertold’s family and friends.