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Dr. Gabriel Török

Positions at Silesian University in Opava:

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Information

  • First and family name: Gabriel Török
  • Date and place of birth: April 3, 1978, Vizovice
  • Nationality: Czech
  • E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: +420 737 928 755
  • Personal website: http://astrocomp.physics.cz/index.php/team?id=38

Education and Qualification

  • 2016 Habilitation
  • 2003 – 2008: Doctoral study (Ph.D.) of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
  • 1996 – 2003: Master study (Mgr.) of Theoretical Physics, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic

Positions

  • 2015 – present: Vice Rector for Development, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
  • 2013 – present: Chair of Research Centre for Computational Physics and Data Processing, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
  • 2010 – present: Vice Chair of Research, Institute of Physics, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
  • 2016 - present: Associate Professor
  • 2005 – 2010: Researcher and Assistant Professor, Institute of Physics, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic

Memberships, Conference Boards

  • 2011 – 2014: Member of Czech Science Foundation Board for Astronomy and Astrophysics (P209)
  • 2012 – present: Active Member of IAU Division D (High Energy Phenomena and Fundamental Physics) and Division D Commission 44 (Space & High Energy Astrophysics)
  • 2014: Member of LOC and SOC of the Olomouc Synergy Conference
  • 2013: Member of LOC and SOC of the Prague Synergy Conference
  • 2012 – 2014: Member of LOC and SOC of several local workshops organized by the Silesian University in Opava and the Astronomocal Institute of Prague
  • 2007 – 2014: Member of LOC and SOC of the annual RAGtime workshops

Grants

  • 2012 – 2013: Principal Investigator of team postdoctoral grant „High Frequency Quasi-periodic Oscillations and Compact Object Properties“ (CGA, total budget of 300 000 Euro), project results were evaluated by CGA as excellent
  • 2012 – 2013: Project and Scientific Manager of the Project CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0071 SYNERGY (supporting international collaboration in astrophysics, total budget of 1 200 000 Euro)
  • 2012 – 2014: Principal Investigator of the Project CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0271 INAP (innovations of study programmes of Silesian University in Opava, total budget of 2 000 000 Euro)

Awards

  • 2014: Neuron Award for young researchers in Physics
  • 2008: Bronze Medal of the Silesian University in Opava
  • 2005: Award of Ministery of Education of the Czech Republic

Fields of Professional Interests

Relativistic Astrophysics, Physics of Black holes and Neutron Stars, Observational Data Analysis, Theory of Quasi-Periodic Oscillations

Conferences and Scientific Stays

  • 2003 – 2014: Active participation at conferences and workshops in the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Italy, France, Spane, Canada, Japan, China (co-author of approx. 100 conference oral and poster presentations and 40 proceeding papers)
  • 2005 – 2014: Multiple scientific visits at following institutions: CESR in Toulouse (Francie); NORDITA in Copenhagen (Denmark); Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre in Warsaw (Poland); University of Gothenburg (Sweden), SISSA in Trieste (Italy); INAF in Rome (Italy)
  • 2005: 5-month Study Stay within Erasmus programme at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburgh, Sweden
  • 2004: 1-month Study Stay at University of Leicester, UK

Publication Activity (Web of Science/NASA ADS)

  • Publications: 44/98
  • Citations: 780/1029
  • H-index: 18/21
  • Co-author of more than 100 conference presentations

 

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