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Curriculum Vitae


1992 - 1998 Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Sciences, undergraduate student geophysics, astronomy
1999 MSc in Astronomy
Thesis: Modification of the Equation of State in Case of Supernovae Type II
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Judit Németh
1999 - 2002 Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Sciences: PhD student, Particle Physics and Astronomy Program
supervisor: Prof. Dr. Judit Németh (great go: cum laude).
2012 PhD in physics (particle physics/astronomy), "Summa cum laude"
Thesis: High-resolution spectroscopic view of planet formation sites
Supervisor: C. P. Dullemond, Zs. Sándor


1998 - 2000 software development at Protomix Ltd.
2002 - 2006 measurement automation, data acquisition, software development, server and network management, 10Charge Inc.
2006 - 2011 system administrator at Konkoly Observatory of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2011 - 2014 researcher at Konkoly Observatory of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
member of Lendület Research Group lead by Dr. L. L Kiss
member of Infrared Research Group lead by Dr. Péter Ábrahám
2014 - 2016 PI of Computational Astrphysics Group (CAG) at Konkoly Observatory of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2016 - PI of 3D Numerical Astrophysics Lab at Konkoly Observatory

Research activities

infrared spectroscopy development of a semi-analytical radiative transfer code for modelling molecular spectra emerging in protoplanetary discs
numerical hydrodynamics numerical modelling of planet-disc interactions, gravitational perturbations in protoplanetary discs, flux-corrected transport code for hydrodynamical shocks
N-body modelling planet-planetesimal-dust gravitational interactions in debris disks by direct N-body codes
astronomical imaging development of fast imaging CCD data acquisition for speckle interferometry and lucky imaging, exoplanet transit observations and high-precison photometry
supernova explosions,
neutron starts
numerical study on infaling of politropic 1D and 2D spherically symmetric systems, proto-neutron stars and shock formation
multiple stellar systems modelling of gravitational perturbation caused by tidal forces appeared in hierarchical triple stellar system
cosmology determination of cosmological parameters by supernova type Ia redshift-magnitude Hubble-diagram

Spoken languages

  • english - intermediate level, specialized in physics
  • deutsch - basic level, specialized in physics

Observing skills

  • experience on high-resolution near-infrared spectroscopy with CRIRES, ESO-VLT at Paranal
  • experience on speckle interferometry and lucky imaging with 1m class telescope at Konkoly Observatory

Computer skills

  • system management: LiNUX, Sun Solaris, Mac OS
  • programming languages: ANSI C, ANSI C++, IDL, Mathematica, Bash, Perl, SQL, NVIDIA CUDA
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