Tel: 58 563 4473, E-mail:, Room: 3.041 orcid

Research interests

  • Applied colloid and interface science
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Physical properties of food
  • Thermal analysis


  • 1988 – 1993 – Mgr. – Physical Chemistry, Masaryk University Brno.
  • 1994 – 1998 – Ph.D. – Macromolecular Chemistry, Brno University of Technology.
  • 2007 – doc. (associate prof.), Materials Science and Engineering, Brno University of Technology.


  • 1997 – 1999 – Assistant Prof., Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry.
  • 1997 – Assistant Prof., Associated Prof., Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Technology.
  • 2013 – Associated Prof., (part-time), Palacky University, Olomouc, Faculty of Science.


  • prof. D. Hui, University of New Orleans, USA
  • prof. N. Rowson, University of Birmingham, UK
  • prof. P. Warszynski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
  • Dr. R. Greenwood, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Dr. K.E. Waters, McGill University in Montreal, Canada

Grants, projects

  • GACR GA104/98/0763 Study of lignite transformations as a polymer system, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, 1998-2000 (1.9 M CZK)
  • MSM 263100019 – Homogeneous and heterogeneous materials on synthetic polymers and biopolymers bases, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 1999-2004 (27.1 MCZK)
  • MSM 265200015 Progresive polymer systems and technologies, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 1999-2004 (75 M CZK)
  • MPO FD-K3/089 Chemistry of renewable raw materials resources – polysaccharide processing (focused on cellulose derivatives), Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, 2003-2005 (22.7 M CZK)
  • SCRATCH PHASE IV – Support for SMEs collaborative aeronautical technical research (SCRATCH PHASE IV), Ref.: 51098, FP-6 AEROSPACE, 2004-2006 (710 k EUR)
  • MSM 7088352101 Multifunctional composite systems on natural and synthetic polymer bases, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 2005-2011 (243 M CZK)
  • EC-EA-EIE/07/052/S12/695 ENER-Plast „From design to manufacturing: Instruments for reducing the energy consumption and carbon emissions of the polymer industry and its supply chains“ (Intelligent Energy Europe EU), 2007-2010 (1.26 M EUR)
  • SCRATCH – Services for Collaborative Aeronautical Technical research, Ref.: 36267, FP-6 AEROSPACE, 2006-2007 (330 k EUR)
  • AEROPORTAL – Support for European aeronautical SMEs , Ref.: 200426, FP7-Transport, 2007-2010 (1.5 MEUR)
  • ED 3.2.00/14.0302 New technologies at UP in chemistry and biology, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 2014-2015 (17.5 M CZK)
  • ED2.1.00/03.0111 – Centre of polymer systems, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 2011-2015 (713 M CZK)

Supervized Ph.D. students

  • T. Valenta (2014 – 2019)
  • L. Beníčková (2015 -)



  1. Lapčíková B, Lapčík L, Valenta T, Majar P, Ondroušková K: Effect of the rice flour particle size and variety type on water holding capacity and water diffusivity in aqueous dispersions. LWT, 142, 111082, 2021. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Bureček A, Hružík L: Effect of rapeseed oil on the rheological, mechanical and thermal properties of plastic lubricants. Mech Time-Depend Mater, 213 , 2020. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Staněk M, Ovsík M, Murtaja Y: Study of the material engineering properties of high-density poly(ethylene)/perlite nanocomposite materials Nanotechnol. Rev., 9(1), 1491–1499, 2020. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Hui,David , Otyepková E, Greenwood RW, Waters KE, Vlček J : Materials characterization of advanced fillers for composites engineering applications. Nanotechnol. Rev., 8(1), 503-512, 2019. (DOI)
  2. Lapčíková B, Burešová I, Lapčík L, Dabash V, Valenta T: Impact of particle size on wheat dough and bread characteristics. Food Chem., 297, 124938, 2019. (DOI)
  3. Vlček J, Lapčík L, Havrdová M, Poláková K, Lapčíková B, Opletal T, Froning JP, Otyepka M: Flow induced HeLa cell detachment kinetics show that oxygen-containing functional groups in graphene oxide are potent cell adhesion enhancers. Nanoscale, 11, 3222-3228 , 2019. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Maňas D, Lapčíková B, Vašina M, Staněk M, Čépe K, Vlček J, Waters KE, Greenwood RW, Rowson NA: Effect of filler particle shape on plastic-elastic mechanical behavior of high density poly(ethylene)/mica and poly(ethylene)/wollastonite composites. Composites Part B, 141, 92–99, 2018. (DOI)
  2. Valenta T, Lapčíková B, Lapčík L: Determination of kinetic and thermodynamic parameters of food hydrocolloids/water interactions by means of thermal analysis and viscometry. Colloids Surf., A, 55, 270-279, 2018. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Maňas D, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Řezníček M, Zádrapa P: High density poly(ethylene)/CaCO3 hollow spheres composites for technical applications. Composites Part B, 113, 218–224, 2017. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Plšková M, Gál R, Brychtová M: Application of a vibration damping technique in characterizing mechanical properties of chicken meat batters modified with amaranth. J Food Measurements Charact, 11(4), 1987–1994, 2017. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Otyepka M, Otyepková E, Lapčíková B, Gabriel R, Gavenda A, Prudilová B: Surface heterogeneity: Information from inverse gas chromatography and application to model pharmaceutical substances. Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci., 24, 64–71, 2016. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Ruszala MJ, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Vlček J, Rowson NA, Grover LM, Greenwood RW: Hollow spheres as nanocomposite fillers for aerospace and automotive composite materials applications. Composites Part B, 106, 74–80, 2016. (DOI)
  3. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Valenta T: Study of bread staling by means of vibro-acoustic, tensile and thermal analysis techniques. J. Food. Eng., 178, 31–38, 2016. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Lapčíková B, Otyepková E, Otyepka M, Vlček J, Buňka F, Salek RN: Surface energy analysis (SEA) and rheology of powder milk dairy products. Food Chem., 174, 25-30, 2015. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Otyepková E, Waters KE: Investigation of advanced mica powder nanocomposite filler materials: Surface energy analysis, powder rheology and sound absorption performance Composites Part B: Engineering, 77, 304-310, 2015. (DOI)


  1. Krásný I, Lapčík L, Lapčíková B, Greenwood RW, Šafářová K, Rowson NA: The effect of low temperature air plasma treatment on physico-chemical properties of kaolinite/polyethylene composites. Composites Part B, 59, 293-299, 2014. (DOI)
  2. Kupská I, Lapčík L, Lapčíková B, Žáková K, Juříková J: The viscometric behaviour of sodium hyaluronate in aqueous and KCl solutions. Colloids Surf., A, 454, 32-37, 2014. (DOI)
  3. Lapčík LJ, Lapčík L, Kubíček P, Lapčíková B, Zbořil R, Nevěčná T: Study of Penetration Kinetics of Sodium Hydroxide Aqueous Solution into Wood Samples. BioResources, 9(1), 881-893, 2014. (DOI)
  4. Vlček J, Lapčík L, Čech J, Lapčíková B: Impinging jet study of the deposition of colloidal particles on synthetic polymer (Zeonor). Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 78, 416-422, 2014. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Otyepková E, Lapčíková B, Otyepka M: Surface energy analysis (SEA) study of hyaluronan powders. Colloids Surf., A, 436, 1170-1174, 2013. (DOI)