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Personal data
Gábor Horváth
name Gábor Horváth
year of birth 1963
name of institution
doctoral school
ELTE Doctoral School of Physics (Core member)
ELTE Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences (Supervisor)
(discipline) Habilitation Comittee
SzIE Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences (Academic staff member)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. ELTE Doctoral School of Physics 55%
ELTE Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences 5%
SzIE Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences 35%
ELTE DSES2-ELTE (discipline) Habilitation Comittee 5%
accreditation statement submitted to: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2014. XII. 12.)
Contact details
E-mail address gharago.elte.hu
phone number +36 27 345-329
mobile phone number +36 30 646-4371
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1994
discipline to which degree belongs physics
institution granting the degree MTA Központi Fizikai Kutatóintézet (to be translated)
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2002
discipline to which degree belongs physics
institution granting the degree Eötvös University
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2006
discipline to which degree belongs physics
institution granting the degree HAS
Employment
1993 - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 12
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 8
students who obtained their degrees:
Ádám Egri PhD 2014  DSP2-ELTE
Ramón Hegedüs PhD 2009  DSP2-ELTE
András Pál Barta PhD 2008  DSP2-ELTE
Balázs Bernáth PhD 2006  
István Pomozi PhD 2002  
József Gál PhD 2002  

students with degree granting in process:
Miklós Blahó PhD (2016/08)  DSP2-ELTE
present PhD students:
(50%) Ádám Pereszlényi (PhD) (2018/08)  
(50%) Alexandra Kálmánczhelyi-Farkas (PhD) (2017/08)  DSES2-ELTE
hiányos adatú hallgatói:
Dénes Száz PhD (2016/08)  DSP2-ELTE
Miklós Blahó PhD (2015/08)  DSP2-ELTE
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area Environmental optics. Optics of the eye and visual environment of animals and humans. Polarization patterns in nature. Polarization vision. Polarimetry. Sensory biophysics. Polarized light pollution
research field in which current research is conducted physics
environmental sciences
Publications
2012

Ádám Egri, Miklós Blahó, György Kriska, Róbert Farkas, Mónika Gyurkovszky, Susanne Åkesson, Gábor Horváth: Polarotactic tabanids find striped patterns with brightness and/or polarization modulation least attractive: an advantage of zebra stripes, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY 215:
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 19
language: English
DOI 
2012

BLAHÓ Miklós, EGRI Ádám, HEGEDÜS Ramón, JÓSVAI Júlia, TÓTH Miklós, KERTÉSZ Krisztián, BIRÓ László Péter, KRISKA György, HORVÁTH Gábor: No evidence for behavioral responses to circularly polarized light in four scarab beetle species with circularly polarizing exocuticle, PHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR 105:
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 14
language: English
DOI 
2012

Egri A, Blahó M, Sándor A, Kriska G, Gyurkovszky M, Farkas R, Horváth G: New kind of polarotaxis governed by degree of polarization: attraction of tabanid flies to differently polarizing host animals and water surfaces, NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN 99: (5)
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 7
language: English
DOI 
2011

Horvath G, Barta A, Pomozi I, Suhai B, Hegedus R, Akesson S, Meyer-Rochow B, Wehner R: On the trail of Vikings with polarized skylight: experimental study of the atmospheric optical prerequisites allowing polarimetric navigation by Viking seafarers, PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 366: (1565)
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 18
language: English
DOI 
2011

Horváth Gábor, Móra Arnold, Bernáth Balázs, Kriska György: Polarotaxis in non-biting midges: Female chironomids are attracted to horizontally polarized light, PHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR 104: (5)
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 8
language: English
DOI 
2004

Horváth Gábor, Varjú Dezső : Polarized light in animal vision : polarization patterns in nature, Berlin; New York: Springer, 447 p.
type of document: Book/Monography
number of independent citations: 286
language: English
Full text 
2001

Pomozi I, Horvath G, Wehner R: How the clear-sky angle of polarization pattern continues underneath clouds: full-sky measurements and implications for animal orientation, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY 204: (17)
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 109
language: English
Full text 
1998

Kriska G, Horvath G, Andrikovics S: Why do mayflies lay their eggs En masse on dry asphalt roads? Water-imitating polarized light reflected from asphalt attracts Ephemeroptera, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY 201: (15)
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 131
language: English
Full text 
1996

Horvath G, Zeil J: Kuwait oil lakes as insect traps, NATURE 379: (6563)
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 58
language: English
DOI 
1995

HORVATH G, VARJU D: UNDERWATER REFRACTION-POLARIZATION PATTERNS OF SKYLIGHT PERCEIVED BY AQUATIC ANIMALS THROUGH SNELLS WINDOW OF THE FLAT WATER-SURFACE, VISION RESEARCH 35: (12)
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 62
language: English
DOI 
Number of independent citations to these publications:712 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
250
number of scientific publications:
317
monographs and professional books:
6
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
9 
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
145
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
19
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
2438
further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
TEXT-BOOKS Horváth G. (2009) Biomechanika. Egyetemi tankönyv, 3. kiadás, ELTE Eötvös Kiadó Horváth G. (2004) Biooptika. Egyetemi tankönyv, ELTE Eötvös Kiadó Tasnádi P., Juhász A., Horváth G. (1994) Fizika körülöttünk.Múzsák Kiadó HUNGARIAN PATENTS Napelemes bögölycsapda (7626R/wg) 2011 TABANOID áruvédjegy (M-11-03952 / 3) 2011 Polarizációs felhődetektor (P1100482) 2011 Poláros fényszennyezés csökkentése (P-6750R) 2010 Polarizációs bögölycsapda (P-07-00104) 2009

 
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