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Astrophysicist

Kristóf Petrovay, Hungarian astrophysicist. Recipient Special award for scholars Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1989, National 1st prize Hungarian Scientific Student Circles, 1988. Member Oxford Society, 1991, Hungarian Oxford Society, Budapest, 1996. Member International Astronomical Union, Eötrös Physical Society, Public Body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Background

Petrovay, Kristóf was born on July 31, 1963 in Budapest. Son of Istvan and Judit (Szerb) Petrovay.

Education

Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, Eötvös University, Budapest, 1992. Dr.habil., Eötvös University, 1998. Postgraduate, University Oxford, 1992.

Career

Assistant professor Eötvös University, Budapest, 1991-1995. Postdoctoral fellow Institute de Astrofisica de Canarias, La Laguna, since 1995.

Membership

Member Oxford Society, 1991, Hungarian Oxford Society, Budapest, 1996. Member International Astronomical Union, Eötrös Physical Society, Public Body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, sailing.

Connections

father:
Istvan Petrovay

mother:
Judit (Szerb) Petrovay