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Prof Róbert von Fáy-Siebenbürgen

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details

Also known and publishing under the name Erdélyi.

FULL NAME: Róbert (Erdélyi) von Fáy-Siebenbürgen
DATE OF BIRTH: 13 May 19xx
DEPARTMENT: Applied Mathematics
TEL / FAX: (0)114-2223832 / (0)114-2223739
EMAIL: Robertus@sheffield.ac.uk

Education/Qualification After School

  • 1997 CSc(Physics) (Candidatus of Science) with Summa cum laude, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. The Candidatus of Science degree is one higher than the PhD
  • 1996 PhD (Applied Maths. with Summa cum laude, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
  • 1991 M.A. in History, Eötvös U., Budapest, Hungary
  • 1988 M.Sc. both in Physics and Astronomy, Eötvös U., Budapest, Hungary

Membership of Learned Societies/Professional Bodies

  • AAS: American Astronomical Society (USA)
  • IAU: International Astronomical Union
  • MTA: Assembly Member of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • MTA-OTT: Society of Antiquity History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • RAS: Royal Astronomical Society (UK)
  • UKSP: Secretary to UK Solar Physics till 12/2001
  • UKSP: Chair to UK Solar Physics from 2002

Current Appointment

  • 09/2003 Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Sheffield
  • 11/2001 Reader, Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Sheffield
  • 09/1998-10/2001 Lecturer, Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Sheffield

Previous Appointment

  • 03/1997-08/1998 Research Fellow School of Mathematics, U. of St. Andrews, Scotland
  • 03/1996-02/1997 Research Fellow Armagh Observatory, N. Ireland
  • 09/1991-02/1996 Research Assistant Dept. of Mathematics, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
  • 09/1988-08/1995 Lecturer Dept. of Astronomy, Eötvös U., Budapest, Hungary
  • 09/1986-08/1988 Temporary Lecturer Dept. of Astronomy, Eötvös U., Budapest, Hungary

Non-Professional Interests

  • Prepared a 'Collection of Hungarian-Sanskrit Terminus Technicus in Astronomy' for historical studies (1988).
  • History of the ancient Far-East and Greece: 'Save of Mohenjo-daro' ( 1st prize with Highest Distinction at bi-annual Conf. for Hungarian Research Students (History), 1987, Pécs, Hungary)
  • 'The Beginning of Greek Astronomy' (2nd prize at bi-annual CHRS, 1987, Eger, Hungary)
  • Prepared a 'Handbook for Teachers in Astronomy', 1987, (approx. 200 pages)

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