Curriculum Vitae

Education


  • 1998: Master Degree in Physics, L. Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary;
  • 1998: Equivalence of DEA, Université Aix-Marseille III, Marseille, France

Scientific degrees


  • 2002: PhD in Materials Science (University Aix-Marseille III, France)
  • 2002: PhD in Physics (University of Debrecen, Hungary)
  • 2010: Habilitation (University of Debrecen, Hungary)
  • 2017: Doctor of Science (DSc) (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)

Positions


  • 2002-2003 Research Assistant (University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary)
  • 2003-2004 2nd class Assistant Professor (University of Debrecen, Hungary)
  • 2004-2011 1st class Assistant Professor (University of Debrecen, Hungary)
  • 2011-    2nd class Professor /Associate Professor/ (University of Debrecen, Hungary)
  • 2006 Invited professor (Université Paul Cézanne, Marseille, France)
  • 2009 Invited professor (University of Münster, Germany)
  • 2010 Invited researcher (University of Kumamoto, Japan)
  • 2011 Invited professor (University of Münster, Germany)
  • 2013 Guest researcher (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Research activities


  • Materials science, Nanostructures, Surfaces and interfaces: solid state reaction, diffusion; surface and grain-boundary segregation; interface motion of buried/internal interfaces; interfaces morphology, stress effects;
  • Computer simulation/theory: kinetic mean filed, kinetic Monte Carlo and continuum models; calculation of Auger spectra and x-ray/neutron diffraction patterns, x-ray standing wave field; etc.,
  • Experimental techniques: AES, XPS, XRD, synchrotron and neutron facilities: (e.g. diffraction, absorption spectroscopy, standing wave technique, time of flight modes); radiotracer technique; magnetron sputtering; atomic layer deposition (ALD)

Teaching activities


  • 1998-: University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • 2006: Université Paul Cézanne, Marseille, France (Invited professor)
  • 2009: University of Münster, Germany (Invited professor)

Publications


  • close to 100 papers in international journals
  • author/coauthor of numerous chapters in books
  • about 50 talks at conferences/workshops (numerous invited)

Memberships


  • editorial board member: The Open Surface Science Journal; ISRN Nanotechnology
  • referee of papers: Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review E, Surface Science, Europhysics Letters, Vacuum, Defect and Diffusion Data, Langmuir, Philosophical Magazine, Journal of Physics

Functions


  • secretary of Committee on Solid-state Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2011-2014
  • secretary of Committee on Solid-state Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2008-2011
  • member of Committee on Solid-state Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2011-
  • member of Hungarian Synchrotron Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2010-
  • member of Committee on Physics of the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA): 2008-2011
  • member of Hungarian Synchrotron Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2007-2010
  • member of Committee on Solid-state Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2005-2008
  • member of public body of Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 2002-
  • member of R. Eötvös Physical Society, Hungary: 1993-

Awards


  • 1990: National Secondary School Academic Competition in Physics, qualified for the finals (the best 20)
  • 1991: National Secondary School Academic Competition in Physics, 1st Prize
  • 2004-2007: "Bolyai Janos" Research Scholarship – Awarded to young researchers by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for research excellence.
  • 2009-2012: "Bolyai Janos" Research Scholarship – Awarded to young researchers by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for research excellence.
  • 2014: "Selényi Pál" Award – Awarded to researchers by the Hungarian Physical Society for experimental research excellence.

Visits


  • 1998-2001 - PhD scholarship at the University of Aix-Marseille III, Marseille, France
  • Numerous visits at universities and institutes:
    • France: University Aix-Marseille III; University Aix-Marseille I; University Paul Cézanne, ESRF (Grenoble), ILL (Grenoble)
    • Germany: University of Ulm (Ulm); Bessy (Berlin), Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH (Berlin), University of Münster (Münster)
    • Austria: University of Vienna
    • Japan: University of Kumamoto (Kumamoto); Saga synchrotron light source (Saga)