Péter Dombi, PhD, DSc
research professor
HUN-REN Wigner Research Centre for Physics
address // 1121 Budapest, Konkoly-Thege út 29-33
phone // +36 1392 2209
e-mail // dombi peter|wigner hu

research group homepage // femtolab.hu

research interests // ultrafast science, nanooptics, surface plasmons, laser physics

publications // full list

publications summary // 81 papers in peer-reviewed journals (h-index: 29, cited >3100 times)
41 invited conference talks, >60 invited seminars, ~200 proceedings/abstracts, popular science papers etc

2017 DSc (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
2005 PhD (Vienna University of Technology)
2001 MSc (University of Szeged, Hungary)

research experience
2023-         research professor, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest
2015-         founding head of Ultrafast Science Division at ELI-ALPS, Hungary
2014-         "Lendület" group leader at Wigner Research Centre for Physics
2019-2022 deputy director, Inst. for Solid State Physics & Optics, Wigner Research Centre
2012-2014 Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
2005-2012 Research Institute for Solid-State Physics & Optics, Budapest
2001-2005 Photonics Institute, Vienna University of Technology
1998-2000 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Central Laser Facility, UK

supervisor for // 11 PhD students (6 completed, 5 in progress), 13 MSc/BSc theses

grants as principal investigator (selection)
2021-         "Élvonal" grant (National Office for R&D, Hungary)
2019-         FET Open grant of the EU ("PetaCOM")
2017-         multiple grants of the National Office for R&D, Hungary
2014-2019 Partner Group Grant, Max Planck Society
2014-2019 "Lendület" Grant of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2006-         multiple Hungarian Scientific Research Fund grants

recognitions (selection)
2019 Physics Prize, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2015 senior membership, Optical Society of America
2012-2014 individual Marie Curie Fellowship (IEF) of the EU
2011, 2007 Bolyai Fellowship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2009 International Dennis Gábor Award (Novofer Foundation)

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