CV of Prof. Péter G. Szalay

Name: Péter G. Szalay
Phone: (+36-1) 372-2931
Fax: (+36-1) 372-2909
e-mail: szalay@chem.elte.hu
Born: 06.17.1962 Szentes, Hungary
Nationality: Hungarian

Marital status:
Married (Mariann)
four children: Réka (1990), Ákos (1994), Kinga (1998), Botond (2005)
Academic positions and career:
2015- Vice-rector for Science, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
2012-2015 Director of Bolyai College, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
2009- Head of Laboratory of Theoretical Chemistry, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
2008- 2010 Head of Department for Inorganic Chemistry, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
2005-2008 Director of the Institute of Chemistry at ELTE, Budapest, Hungary
2003- Professor of chemistry at the Department of Theoretical Chemistry at ELTE
1994-2003 Associate professor ("dozent") at the Department of Theoretical Chemistry at ELTE
1986-1994 Assistant professor at the Department of Theoretical Chemistry at ELTE
Temporary leaves from Budapest:
2010-2011 Visiting professor, University of Florida, Quantum Theory Project
2009 Visiting professor, University of Reims, Reims, France
2008 Visiting professor, University of Reims, Reims, France
2003-2004 Fulbright Fellow, University of Texas at Austin, USA with Prof. J.F.Stanton
1996-1997 Scientific research associate, Universität Mainz, Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Mainz, Germany with Prof. J. Gauss
1991-1993 Postdoctoral associate, Quantum Theory Project at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL with Prof. R. J. Bartlett
Degrees:
2001: Doctor Habil degree in chemistry, Eötvös University, Budapest
1999: D.Sc. (doctor of sciences) degree in chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1991: C.Sc. (Candidate of Sciences) degree in chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1989: Ph.D. degree in chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria with Prof. H Lischka
1986: M.Sc. degree in chemistry, Eötvös University, Budapest with Prof. G. Fogarasi
Awards:
2015 Polányi prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2010-2011 HAESF Fellow
2010 "For the Hungarian Higher Education" Prize by the Department of Education
2003-2004 Fulbright Fellow
1999-2002 Széchenyi Professor
Main research interest:
Quantum chemistry:
Methods of electronic structure theory, electron correlation, development of quantum chemical methods and programs, Coupled-Cluster Methods, Multireference CI methods, gradient theory, molecular properties
Molecular spectroscopy, vibrational spectroscopy, excited states of closed molecules and radicals, potential energy surfaces, dynamics of photo-dissociation
Publications:
Over 100 papers in international journals with more than 4000 independent citations and two book chapters. Hirsch index: 37 (according to WoS).
Board Membership:
International Journal of Quantum Chemistry (2001- )
Borad of the Hungarian Research Foundation (OTKA) (2013-2014 )

Budapest, November 2015

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