Jan Lauschmann (1901-1991) was a Czech chemist and photographer.
In 1918 he enrolled at the University of Chemical Technology in Prague, where in 1922 he obtained the title of chemical engineer. He continued his doctoral studies and in 1924 graduated with a doctorate in technical sciences. In 1949 he became an associate professor at Brno University of Technology. From 1951 he worked as a teacher at the Military Academy in Brno, where he was appointed professor in 1956. He lectured on the physicochemical basics of photographic processes, photographic technology and scientific photography at the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague and the Institute of Chemical Technology in Pardubice.
Jan Lauschmann began photographing in 1912 with a camera given to him by his uncle. In 1921 he joined the Czech Club of Amateur Photographers in Prague. From 1923 to 1934 he was a member of the editorial board of the magazine Fotografický obzor, where he also published a number of articles and photographs.
Jan Lauschmann is one of the most prominent representatives of Czech amateur photography of the 1920s and 1930s, which was the period of his greatest photographic activity. Jan Lauschmann's photographic work was influenced by Drahomír Josef Růžička.