1960, Budapest, Hungary
Centre for Energy Research MTA-EK-MFA of the Hung. Acad. of Sciences
H-1525 Budapest, POB 49, Hungary
Studied electrical engineering and graduated from Technical University of Budapest
(1984) (diploma thesis : Band structure calculation of non-metallic complex materials)
Doctor of Eotvos Univ. 1989 (thesis : Renormalization group studies in real and
University of Illinois at Chicago (1991-1993) MSc. in Physics.
PhD. in Statistical Physics at Eotvos Univ. 1996.
Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2004.
(thesis : Universality classes in nonequilibrium systems )
2-nd prize at Annual Scientific Conference of Technical University 1983.
Schmid Rezso prize of the Hungarian Physical Society 2002.
Bolyai plaquette of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2003.
NVIDIA Professor Partner award 2010.
Outstanding Referee award of the American Physical Society 2013.
NATO Collaborative Research Grant (With the U. of Porto) 1997-99.
Hungarian research fund OTKA 1998-2003, 2004-2007, 2009-2012.
Collaborative Research Grant of the Saxonian governmet (with FZD Dresden) 2006.
FP7-ICT-2009-4 OSIRIS project 2010-2011
FuturICT TAMOP project 2013-2014
1988 Soros visiting scholarship at the Dep. of Appl. Math. and Thy. Physics.
Univ. of Liverpool
1990-91 CERN Research Associate
1991-93 Teaching and research fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago,
1999-2002 Bolyai scientific scholarship
2000-2001 CERN Research Associate
DAAD-MOB Collaborative Research Grant with FZD Dresden 2008-2009.
DAAD-MOB Collaborative Research Grant with FZD Dresden 2010-2011.
HPC-Europa2 collaborative visits in Barcelona 2009,2011,2012
1984- Central Research Institute for Physics (KFKI), Budapest, researcher.
Scientific research fellow 1989-1996.
Senior scientific research fellow in the Theoretical Physics Group 1996-2004.
Scientific Advisor in the Complex Systems Group since 2004.
Council of Researchers of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 1997 -
Member of the Statistical Phys. Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2012 -
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Theory of phase transitions
Non-equilibrium critical systems
Surface growth phenomena
TA at the Physics Department of the U. of Illinois at Chicago 1991-1993.
Special Course on Nonequilibrium Universality at
the Dep. of Complex System of the Eotvos Lorand U. 2008-.
Fluent in English
Reading, writing in Russian