Curriculum Vitae


2010 PhD
Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Name of PhD Supervisor: Judit Mádl-Szőnyi
2001 Master
Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary


2019  – to date  Senior Researcher
Eötvös Loránd University
2016 – 2019 Postdoc researcher (PI of postdoc research project OTKA PD Nr. 116227 “Complex hydraulic and geochemical evaluation of the Villány thermal karst area”)
Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
2018 – to date Work Package Leader in “ENeRAG” European H2020 project
Eötvös Loránd University
Leader of WP “Dissemination” in the ENeRAG – Excellency Network Building for Comprehensive Research and Assessment of Geofluids – twinning project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, which aims at institutional networking


2012 – 2016 Research associate (participant in research project OTKA NK Nr. 101356 “Evaluation of hypogenic karstification focusing on the microbially mediated processes”)
Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
2010 – 2012 Research associate (participant in research project “Submicron-scale research in materials- and life science”), Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
2007 – 2010 Research associate (participant in research collaboration between Eötvös L. University and Shell E&P “The effects of mixed hydrothermal and meteoric fluids on karst reservoir development”)
2005 – 2007 Assistant lecturer,
Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary


22/9/2007 – 26/9/2007 PhreeqC 2 course
Dr. C.A.J. Appelo (vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Lisbon, Portugal
hydrogeochemical modelling with PhreeqC
12/9/2007 – 16/9/2007 Feflow 5.3 course
WASY, Lisbon, Portugal
Feflow basics and salt water intrusion modelling
24/5/2004 – 28/5/2004 „Hydrogeology and Management of Karst Groundwater Resources” (MANKARST) course
University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
karst hydrogeology, and karst specific methods
9/2/2004 – 13/2/2004 Tracers in Hydrogeology course
University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
tracer techniques in hydrogeology, methodology, evaluation of results
1/4/2002 – 30/7/2002  Quantitative geochemistry of groundwater course, PhreeqC-Training
Technical University of Clausthal, Clausthal, Germany
geochemistry of groundwaters, modelling basics using PhreeqC
1/1/2002 – 30/9/2002 Intensive German language course
Technical University of Clausthal, Clausthal, Germany
German language course


2017 – 2018 Scholarship of New National Excellence Program,
Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
executing of postdoc research project “Origin of the radioactivity of groundwater in groundwater flow system context” funded by ÚNKP-17-4 New National Excellence Program of The Ministry of Human Capacities  (4 900 000 HUF ~ 15 800 EUR)
2015 Promising researcher of Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
2013 – 2014 “Magyary Zoltán” scholarship of National Excellence Program,
Faculty of Earth Science Engineering, University of Miskolc, Hungary
executing of postdoc research project “Application of radionuclides for the characterization of mixing of cold and thermal karst waters in the Bükk region, Hungary”  supported by the European Union and the State of Hungary, co-financed by the European Social Fund in the framework of TÁMOP-4.2.4.A/ 2-11/1-2012-0001 ‘National Excellence Program’ (4 200 000 HUF ~ 13 550 EUR)
2011 – 2012 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship (3 months)
Institute of Applied Geosciences, Division of Hydrogeology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
2011 Young Karst Researcher Prize awarded by the International Association of Hydrogeologists Karst Commission in Bowling Green (KY, USA) on the „International Conference on Karst Hydrogeology and Ecosystems”
2006 – 2007 Traineeship (3 months), Shell International E&P Rijswijk, The Netherlands
2004 Traineeship (Hiwi, 3 months), University of Göttingen, Germany
2003 – 2004 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship, University of Göttingen, Germany
2002 Traineeship (Hiwi, 2 months), Technical University of Clausthal, Germany
2000 IAESTE (The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience) scholarship (2 months), Technical University of Clausthal, Germany


2012 – Seminar leader – Earth Sciences, Bolyai College of Eötvös Loránd Univesity, Hungary
2011 – Member of PhD Committee for 5 PhD theses
2005 – Teaching courses related to Karst hydrogeology – Karst Hydrogeology, Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary


2016 – 2 PhD Student (Katalin Csondor, Petra Baják), Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
2010 – 2018 14 Master Students and 15 BSc students, Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
2010 – 2018 14 Student Research Works’ supervision, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary


2019 Invited presentation for the Workshop for the participants in the Radioactivity Environmental Monitoring (REM) 2018 Radon-in-water proficiency test, EU Joint Research Centre
2014 Vulnerabilität des Mineralwassersystems in Budapest. 3. Transnational Science and Policy Panel MAGPlan (LIFE08 ENV/D/000021) 20-21. February 2014, Stuttgart, Germany
2013 Hydrogeology of the Buda Thermal Karst (Hungary) – new models for the discharge zone. 21th International Karstological School “Classical Karst”: Hypogene Speleogenesis (between theory and reality…) 10-14. June 2013. Postojna, Slovenia
2011 Das Thermal-Karstsystem von Budapest – Geologie, Thermalwasser, Höhlen, Radioaktivität, Mikrobiologie, Karlsruhe Karst Lectures 21. December 2011., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2010 Hypogenic karst development in flow system context – case study from the Buda Thermal Karst (Hungary). 4th Hydrogeological Colloquium organized by the Department of Geology, Faculty for Natural Sciences and Engineering of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, in cooperation with the Slovenian Committee of International Association of Hydrogeologists, 25. November, 2010

Presentations on international conferences


2016 – Secretary of the Student Research Council of the Faculty, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
2010 – Leader of the Geology Student Research Council, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary


2016 Program and field trip guide editor, DeepKarst-2016: Origins, Resources, and Management of Hypogene Karst. USA
2013 Head of the organizing committee, International Symposium on Hierarchical Flow Systems in Karst Regions: In honour of Professor József Tóth in celebration of his 80th birthday.  150 participants. Hungary


1996 – Member, Research Network, Hungarian Geological Society
2004 – Member, Research Network, International Associations of Hydrogeologists
2004 – Member, Research Network, Hungarian Karst and Cave Research Society
2005 – Member, Research Network, Hungarian Hydrological Society
2012, 2018 – Member, Research Network, European Geosciences Union


2018-2021 Associate Editor for Grundwasser
2012- Reviewer of national and international scientific journals (17 reviews for Journal of
Hydrology, Geothermics, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Acta Carsologica, Hydrogeology Journal, Applied Water Science, Karsztfejlődés)
2012- Grant reviewer for the European Science Foundation, Hungarian Research Fund (OTKA)


2012 – 6 presentations and organisation of interactive exhibitions on several popular science events (e.g. Researchers’ Night, Capital city of Sciences, Explorers’ Day, Earth Science days)
2012 – 2 short movie in television, 1 radio interview, 1 article in Hungarian Life and Science magazine


01/06/2014- 31/08/2015 Maternity leave