Log In

Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi Edit Profile

astronomer , researcher

Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi, Hungarian astronomer, researcher. Recipient prize for best poster European Physical Society, Debrecen, 1990. Member International Astronomical Union (member organizing committee commission 10 since 1997), International Astronomical Society, European Geophysical Society, Committee on Space Research, Dutch Astronomer's Society.

Background

Driel-Gesztelyi, Lidia van was born on May 28, 1951 in Satoraljaujhely, Hungary. Daughter of Tibor and Magdolna (Forhencz) Gesztelyi.

Education

Master of Science, Lorand Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 1990.

Career

Science fellow Heliophys. Observatory Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Debrecen, 1974-1992. Guest researcher University Utrecht (The Netherlands) Astronomical Institute, 1988-1992, Kiso (Japan) Observatory, University Tokyo, 1992-1994, Observatory Paris, Meudon, France, since 1994, University College, London, since 1999, senior lecturer, since 2000.

Senior research fellow Catholic University Louvain, Belgium.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member International Astronomical Union (member organizing committee commission 10 since 1997), International Astronomical Society, European Geophysical Society, Committee on Space Research, Dutch Astronomer's Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading.

Connections

Married Wim van Driel, May 27, 1988. 1 child, Luca.

father:
Tibor Gesztelyi

mother:
Magdolna (Forhencz) Gesztelyi

spouse:
Wim van Driel

child:
Luca Driel-Gesztelyi