Curriculum Vitae

name: Dr. Katalin Ősz
place and date of birth: Eger, Hungary, 26th August, 1975
status: married (with Dr. Gábor Lente)
address: University of Debrecen, Department of Physical Chemistry, H-4010 Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1.
room: Chemistry Building, Room D622
phone: (+36 52) 512-900/22386
e-mail: osz.katalin@science.unideb.hu

Education:

1982-1990: elementary school, Eger, Hungary
1990-1994: Szilágyi Erzsébet Gimnázium, a secondary grammar school, Eger. Special subjects: mathematics, chemistry
1994-1999: chemistry BSc and MSc student, Lajos Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary
1999-2002: PhD student, Lajos Kossuth University (from 2000, University of Debrecen), Hungary
2003-2005: English-Hungarian translator studies in chemistry, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Professional activities and positions held:

1995-1999: Student Researcher Conference work, Lajos Kossuth University, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry. Supervisor: Dr. Katalin Várnagy. Co-author: Lídia Lennert, ELTE, Budapest. Title of presentation: Preparation and transition metal complexation of amino acid derivatives containing chelating side chains (pdf in Hungarian)
1996-1999: teaching assistant, Lajos Kossuth University, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
1997-1999: member of the István Hatvani College of the Lajos Kossuth University
1998: Advanced Radiation Safety Training, a government-recognized course with an examination, which authorizes to do certain jobs requiring an official license
1999: chemistry MSc degree. MSc supervisor: Dr. Katalin Várnagy. Title of diploma work: Solution equilibrium studies of transition metals with amino acid derivatives containing chelating side chains (pdf in Hungarian)
1999-2002: PhD student, Lajos Kossuth University (from 2000, University of Debrecen), Hungary. PhD supervisor: Prof. Imre Sóvágó. Title of PhD thesis abstract: Transition metal complexes of peptide derivatives containing chelating side chains (whole PhD thesis in Hungarian)
2000: 3 months ERASMUS fellowship, Universita Degli Studi di Sassari (Sassari, Italy). Supervisor: Prof. Giovanni Micera. Research area: EPR spectroscopy of copper(II) complexes
2002-2003: visiting scientist, Iowa State University (Ames, IA, USA). Supervisor: Prof. James H. Espenson. Research area: Kinetics of OAT reactions catalysed by rhenium(V) complexes
2003-2004: junior assistant professor, University of Debrecen, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
2004-2007: OTKA postdoctoral fellow, University of Debrecen, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry. Research area: Protonation and complex formation processes of peptides containing coordinaing side chains. Macroscopic and microscopic equilibria
2005 and 2006: 1+1 month fellowships, Universita di Catania (Catania, Italy). Supervisor: Prof. Enrico Rizzarelli. Research area: Solid phase peptide synthesis and Mass spectroscopy of transition metal complexes
2007-2013: assistant professor, University of Debrecen, Department of Physical Chemistry
2010: habilitation. Title of habilitation thesis: Equilibrium and kinetic studies of chemical processes in solutions (pdf in Hungarian)
2011-: faculty member responsible for the activities of the Student Researcher Organization at the Chemistry Institute, University of Debrecen, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Chemistry
2013-: associate professor, University of Debrecen, Department of Physical Chemistry
2014-: elected member of the Faculty Council at the Faculty of Science and Technology
2015-: chairman of the Student Researcher Organization at the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Science and Technology
2015-: faculty coordinator of chemistry teacher training at the University of Debrecen, Chemistry Institute

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Publications:

Publication lists (scientific and popular science articles) are avalilable from MTMT database or in the following pdf documents:

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Theses supervised:

Theses supervised in the Photochemistry Research Group (2009-) are listed and can be downloaded here (in Hungarian). The total lists of theses supervised (2006-) are available in the following pdf documents:

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Scientific reviewing work:

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Membership in professional organizations:

2002-: Hungarian Chemical Society
2002-: Coordination Chemistry Working Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2004-: Public Chamber of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2007-: Reaction Kinetics and Photochemistry Working Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2012-: Coordination Chemistry division of the Hungarian Chemical Society, secretary
2016-: Chemistry Teacher division of the Hungarian Chemical Society, member of the executive board

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Scientific awards:

1998/99: fellowship of the Pro Regione Foundation
1998/99: government fellowship for excellence in university studies
1999: student prize of the Bognár-Schindler-DEFILIT-Alkaloida Foundation
1999: student fellowship of Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungariae Foundation
1999: 1st prize at the 34th Hungarian Conference of Student Researchers
1999: KLTE-TTK medal
1999: Rezső Bognár medal
1999: prize of the Hungarian Chemical Society for outstanding MSc thesis
2000: ERASMUS student fellowship
2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005: conference attendance fellowship of the Hungarian Ministry of Education
2004-2007: OTKA postdoctoral fellowship
2004: Pro Regione award for young professors
2004: Carl Storm International Diversity Fellowship for the Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms Gordon Research Conference
2010: Mihály Polányi Young Investigator Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2014: special prize of the Hungarian Chemical Society for outstanding service
2016: special prize of the Hungarian Chemical Society for outstanding service

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