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Ondrej Certik

Ondrej Certik

Phone (505) 665-2447


Computational Physics


Applied Mathematics


  • B.S. in Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Czech Republic, 2006
  • M.S. in Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Czech Republic, 2008
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, University of Nevada, Reno, 2012

LANL Positions

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Physics and Chemistry of Materials Group T-1, 2013-2014
  • Scientist, Computational Physics and Methods Group CCS-2, 2014 to present


  1. O. Čertík, J. E. Pask, J. Vackář: dftatom: A robust and general Schrödinger and Dirac solver for atomic structure calculations, Computer Physics Communications, Volume 184, Issue 7, Pages 1777-1791 (2013)
  2. R. Cimrman, M. Tůma, M. Novák, O. Čertík, J. Plešek, J. Vackář: Python-based finite element code used as a universal and modular tool for electronic structure calculation, AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1558, Pages 1532 (2013)
  3. O. Čertík, P. Winkler: Computation of screened two-electron matrix elements, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, Volume 113, Issue 16, Pages 2012-2018 (2013)
  4. D. Joyner, O. Čertík, A. Meurer, B. E. Granger: Open source computer algebra systems: SymPy, ACM Communications in Computer Algebra, Volume 45, Issue 3/4, Pages 225-234 (2012)
  5. J. Vackář, O. Čertík, R. Cimrman, M. Novák, O. Šipr, J. Plešek: Finite Element Method in Density Functional Theory Electronic Structure Calculations, Advances in the Theory of Quantum Systems in Chemistry and Physics, Springer Netherlands, Pages 199-217 (2012)
  6. A. Fejfar, A. Vetushka, V. Kalusová, O. Čertík, M. Ledinský, B. Rezek, J. Stuchlík, J. Kočka: Relation of nanoscale and macroscopic properties of mixed-phase silicon thin films, physica status solidi (a), Volume 207, Issue 3, Pages 582-586 (2010)