Dr. Péter Dombi
MTA "Lendület" Ultrafast Nanooptics Group
Wigner Research Centre for Physics
of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
H-1121 Budapest, Konkoly-Thege M. út 29-33.
Phone: +36-1392-2209
Lab phone: +36-1392-2222/3609 or 3719
E-Mail: see femtolab.hu
Office: Room 39 (Building 1)
 

education
2005 Ph. D., Vienna University of Technology (supervisor: Ferenc Krausz)
2001 University of Szeged, Physics (M. Sc.)
2001 College of Theology, Szeged (~B. A.)

employment
2014-         "Lendület" group leader at Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest
2015-         head of division at ELI-ALPS, Hungary (part-time)
2012-2014 individual Marie Curie fellow at Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
2005-2012 postdoc, then senior research fellow at Research Inst. for Solid-State Physics & Optics, Budapest
2001-2005 research assistant, Photonics Institute, Vienna University of Technology
1998-2000 research assistant, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Central Laser Facility, UK

grants as principal investigator
2014- "Lendület" Grant of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2014- Partner Group Grant, Max Planck Society
2015 instrumentation grant, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2008-2011 Spanish-Hungarian Bilateral Research Grant (TeT)
2006- multiple Hungarian Scientific Research Fund Grants

awards/fellowships
2012-2014 Marie Curie Fellowship (IEF) of the EU
2013 Selényi Award of the Eötvös Physical Society
2011, 2007 Bolyai Fellowship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2011, 2005 Hungarian State Eötvös Fellowship
2011 Applied Research Prize, Research Inst. for Solid-State Physics & Optics
2010 Publication Prize, Research Inst. for Solid-State Physics & Optics
2009 International Dennis Gábor Award (Novofer Foundation)
2008 Young Researcher Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

research interests: ultrafast physics, femto- and attosecond light-matter interactions,
ultrafast plasmonic phenomena, femtosecond laser pulse generation, nonlinear fibre optics

publications: 58 papers in peer-reviewed journals (h-index: 19, independent citations >750)
>20 invited conference talks, ~50 invited seminars, ~120 proceedings, abstracts and popular science papers

thesis supervision 5 Ph. D. students (1 completed, 4 in progress), 6 M. Sc., 4 B. Sc. theses

other activities teaching at the Budapest University of Technology and University of Szeged, courses on ultrafast optics and physics (2005-present)
peer reviewing for Nature Nanotech., PRL, Opt. Lett., APS&ACS journals etc. as well as funding agencies
in Hungary, USA, Belgium, Croatia and Slovakia

languages: Hungarian (native), English, German (fluent)

memberships
Loránd Eötvös Physical Society
Optical Society of America (senior member)
SPIE Photonics Society (senior member)
Hungarian Pax Romana