Short Curriculum Vitae

Name: Tamás Börzsönyi, PhD


     Secondary school: Bocskai István Gimnázium, Szerencs; (1988)
     Military Service (1988-1989)
     University: Eötvös Loránd Univ.; Budapest;  M. Sc. in Physics (Excellent) (1994);
     PhD School:  Eötvös Loránd Univ.; Budapest; PhD Degree in Physics (Summa Cum Laude) (1999);

     Diploma Thesis (Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics - Supervisor: Prof. Á.Buka):
     Pattern formation in liquid crystals during the nematic-smectic B phase transition

     PhD Dissertation (Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics - Supervisor: Prof. Á. Buka):
     Instabilities in liquid crystals induced by mechanical and temperature fields

Professional/research experience:

     Field of Interest: Granular materials, Hydrodynamics of Complex Fluids, Pattern Forming Instabilities, Diffusion Limited Growth
     Place of work:  Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1994 -)
     Position:  Senior Research Fellow
     Post-doctoral fellow:  Groupe de Physique des Solides at the Université Paris VI et VII, Individual Marie-Curie Fellowship (1999 - 2002)
     Post-doctoral fellow:  Condensed Matter & Thermal Physics Group, Los Alamos National Lab, USA, Director Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship (2002 - 2005)