Born: Budapest, Hungary, 1950
Doctor of Chemical Science (DSc), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), 1996
Dr. Habil., Technical University of Budapest (BME), 1994
Candidate of Chemical Science (equivalent to PhD), HAS, 1987
Dr. Tech., Technical University of Budapest, 1977
Chemical Engineer (equivalent to MSc) Technical University of Budapest (now: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, BME), 1973
Research Centre for Natural Sciences (RCNS), from 2016 – present, General Director
Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Professor of Chemistry, 1994 – present, (full time to 2015, part time from 2016)
BME, Dean of the Faculty of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2003 – 2013
BME, Head of the Department of General and Analytical Chemistry, 1996 – 2005
BME, Department of General and Analytical Chemistry, assoc. prof., 1988-1994
BME, Department of General and Analytical Chemistry, engineer and assist. prof. 1973-1988
Thermal reactions and phase transitions of solids. Kinetics of the reaction of solids.
Application of thermal analysis and structural studies in materials science.
Thermal and structural studies related to thin film technologies.
Structural and thermal characterisation of pharmaceutical compounds, polymorphism.
Thermal behaviour of supramolecular compounds. Design and optimation of chiral resolutions.
Technology of particulate solids.
Scientific publications (scientific journal articles, books, book chapters, conference papers): 208
Independent citations: 1709
Hirsch index: 25
Textbooks for higher education: 4
University teaching activity
Lectures and laboratory practices in Analytical Chemistry (BSc, MSc and PhD level)
Lectures in Solid State Chemistry (MSc and PhD level)
Supervision of thesis works (BSc, MSc, PhD level)
Activity in scientific organisations
Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Scientific Committee of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, Co-Chair, 2011 – 2018
Hungarian Chemical Society, Analytical Section, Chairman, 2009 – 2018
International Confederation of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (ICTAC): Awards Committee, member, 2004 – 2008
European Symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (ESTAC), Scientific Committee, Chairman: 1998-2002; Secretary: 2002-2006
Research and teaching abroad
Visiting Professor, Helsinki University of Technology (now: Aalto University, Espoo, Finland) 2004
Visting Scientist, GSF Research Center of Environment and Health, Unterschleissheim bei München, Germany, 1995
Visiting Scientist, Helsinki University of Technology, 1992, 1993
Research Fellow, University of Akron, Akron, OH, U.S.A, 1977 – 1978
Hungarian Order of Merit, Officer Cross (Civil Section) 2019
Náray-Szabó István Scientific Award of the Hungarian Chemical Society, 2010
Apáczai Csere János Award (Hungarian national recognition for outstanding activity in higher education), 2003
Corresponding Member of the Finnish Chemical Society, 1999
Széchenyi Professors’ Fellowship, 1997 – 2001
List of publications
February 7, 2020