BORN: 1954, Győr,
MARRIED: Emma Jakab, 1977
1978: Graduated in Chemistry, Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary.
1981: Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary.
1998: Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.
1978-: Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. Present position: research adviser.
1983-1999: Post doctoral fellow or visiting scientist, altogether 3 years at the:
University of Rennes, France; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; University of Vienna, Austria; Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland.
Solid state chemistry of molecular crystals and low dimensional materials: conducting polymers; charge density wave materials; high Tc superconductors; fullerenes and nanotubes.
Fullerenes and nanotubes: recent activity since 1991; preparation, structure and topochemistry of fullerene inclusion compounds, polymers, rotor-stator phases; functionalization of carbon nanotubes.
1997-: Macromolecules, for majors in physics, Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary.
Coauthor of 130 international publications. More than 1700 independent citations.
1988: Research Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for Junior Scientists.
1996: Research Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.