Anyagfizikai Tanszék

Tamás Ungár

full professor

PhD (Budapest, 1980)
Doctor of HAS (1988)

Anyagfizikai Tanszék


Office: 4.66


Direct phone: +36-1-372-2801

Phone: +36-1-372-2500 / 6401

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Professor Dr. Tamás Ungár

Permanent address: Department of Materials Physics, Eötvös University Budapest,
H-1518, POB 32, Hungary
Tel/Fax: (+361) 372 2801/(+361) 372 2811, email:

Private address: Felsőzöldmáli ut 3/B, H-1025 Budapest, Hungary
Birth: March 30. 1943, in Simla (India)
Schools: in Budapest

Studies: at the Eötvös University Budapest, Hungary, at the Faculty of Sciences,
in Physics, from 1961 to 1966
Degree: Master of Science in Physics, Solid State Physics
PhD: Eötvös University Budapest, 1974
Habilitation: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1980
Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 1988

Occupation: From 1990- full professor at the same Department of Materials Physics of the EUB

Teaching: Since 1966 teaching students for research in physics, and teachers in physics, PhD courses

Research: EXAFS, X-Ray small angle sacattering on Al-base alloys,
High resolution X-ray diffractometry, especially peak-profile-analysis,
the real structure of metals and alloys, dislocation structure and densities, microdiffraction, particle size determination from X-ray diffraction, stored energy from dislocation density, microstructure, crystallite size and size-distribution

Current research
X-ray line profile analysis for the characterization of microstructures.

International acknowledgement:
Hanawalt award 2007, issued by the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD)
Alexander von Humboldt Prize, 2008/2009

International contacts:
1. Humboldt fellowship at Max-Planck-Institute fuer Metallforschung, Germany, in the group of Prof. Seeger and Dr Wilkens, 1980/82
2. Visiting professor at the ETH in Zuerich, Switzerland at the Institute of Prof. Kostorz, 1989/92
3. Visiting scientist at the Technical University Erlangen at the Department of Materials Science, Professor H. Mughrabi, between 1990 and 1994
4. Visiting scientist at the Université Paris-Nord, Laboratoire des Propriétés Mécaniques et Thermodynamiques des Matériaux, Professor Dr. C. Teodosiu, and Dr B. Bacrois, Villetaneuse, France
5. Visiting scientist at the Institut für Materialphysik, Universitaet Wien, Dr. Doz. M. Zehetbauer
6. Visiting professor at the Institut of Materials Science at the University of Metz, France, with Professor L. Toth
7. Several different cooperating contacts in the USA, e.g. Texas Cristian University, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NorthwesternUniversity, University of Tennessee and Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne IL USA.
8. Mercator Professorship at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg/Sachsen, with Professor H. Biermann, 2006/2007
9. Visiting scientist at the Institut für Werkstoffe at the Ruhr Universitaet Bochum (RUB) with Professor G. Eggeler, at the occasion of Humboldt Research Prize holder, 2008

20 December, 2010.
Budapest, Hungary

Professor Dr. Tamás Ungár