Lenka Zajickova received her Ph.D. in plasma physics from the Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic) in 1999. She stayed as a post-doc at Ruhr University Bochum, and University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She currently works at Central European Institute of Technology and Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, as an associate professor. Osaka University appointed her as a visiting professor. She published 133 papers in plasma processing of materials, bioapplications, and carbon nanomaterials. She chairs Technology Advisory Committees for Plasma Processing and Atomic Layer Processing at Society of Vacuum Coaters and the Czech representative to IUPAP Commission for Plasma Physics.