Curriculum Vitae
[CV in DOC]


Personal data
Surname: Hantz
First names: Péter Béla
Date and place of birth: 1 February 1974, Cluj (Kolozsvár), Romania
Citizenship: Hungarian and Romanian
Nationality: Hungarian
Mobile phone: +41-79-9552687 CH, +49-176-28644098 DE, +36-30-3872116 HU, +40-722-824515 RO
E-mail: hantz@general.elte.hu
peter.hantz@protonmail.com

Job
2016- Postdoctoral Fellow, EPFL, LPMC
2011-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, FMI Basel
2007-2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, EMBL Heidelberg
2007. Research Scientist, Sapientia University, Romania
2002-2006 Lecturer, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj (Kolozsvár)


Publications
  1. P. Hantz, Pattern formation in the NaOH+CuCl2 reaction, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 104, pp. 4266-4272 (2000)
  1. P. Hantz, Regular Microscopic Patterns in Simple Reaction-Diffusion Systems, Phys. Chem.-Chem. Phys. vol. 4, pp. 1262-1267 (2002)
  1. P. Hantz, Germing Surfaces in Reaction-Diffusion Systems? - Experiments and a Hypothesis, J. Chem. Phys.     vol. 117, pp. 6646-6655 (2002)
  1. B. De Lacy Costello, P. Hantz, N. Ratcliffe, Voronoi Diagrams Generated by Regressing Edges of Precipitation Fronts, J. Chem. Phys. vol. 120, pp. 2413-2416 (2004)
  1. P. Hantz, Gy. Láng, J. Partridge, Sz. Horvát and M. Ujvári, Ionselective membranes involved in pattern forming processes, J. Phys. Chem vol. 108, pp. 18135-18139 (2004)
  1. Sz. Horvát and P. Hantz, Pattern Formation Mediated by Ion-Selective Membranes: Models and Simulations, J. Chem. Phys. vol. 123, 034707 (2005)
  1. P. Hantz and I. Biró, Phase Separation in the Wake of Moving Fronts: Experiments and Simulations, Phys. Rev. Letters, vol. 96, 088305 (2006)
  1. A. Rusz, Z. Kocsis, S. Bokor and P. Hantz, Measuring the elastic parameters of samples without anchoring, Mechatronics, vol. 17, pp. 357-360 (2007)
  1. Michele Fiscella, Karl Farrow, Ian L. Jones, David Jäckel, Jan Müller, Urs Frey, Douglas J. Bakkum, Peter Hantz, Botond Roska and Andreas Hierlemann, Recording from Defined Populations of Retinal Ganglion Cells Using a High-Density CMOS-Integrated Microelectrode Array with Real-Time Switchable Electrode Selection, Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 211, pp. 103-113 (2011)
  1. Therese Cronin, Luk H. Vandenberghe, Peter Hantz, Josephine Juttner, Andreas Reimann, Agota-Eniko Kacso, Rachel M. Huckfeldt, Volker Busskamp, Hubertus Kohler, Pamela S. Lagali, Botond Roska, Jean Bennett, Efficient transduction and optogenetic stimulation of retinal bipolar cells by a synthetic adeno-associated virus capsid and promoter, EMBO Molecular Medicine - (2014)

Studies
2006 PhD in Physics at the University of Geneva
Supervisor: Prof. Michel Droz
Thesis: Pattern Formation in a New Class of Precipitation Reactions
1998-2001 PhD student at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest
1998 M.Sc. in Physics, Summa cum Laude, at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest
1993-1998 Physics student at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Thesis: Pattern Formation in Reaction-Diffusion Systems
(in order to obtain M.Sc. degree in Statistical Physics and Biophysics)
1998 visiting research student at University of Oxford, Department of Theoretical Physics
(supervisor: Dr. Zoltán Rácz)
1996 visiting research student at Max Planck Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Tübingen
(supervisor: Dr.Hans Meinhardt)
1994-2002 Member of the Bolyai College of Eötvös Loránd University
1992-1993 Physics student, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj (Kolozsvár), Faculty of Physics
1988-1992 Theoretical High-School Nr. 2, Cluj (Kolozsvár) (presently: Báthory István Theoretical High-School), Mathematics-Physics class
1980-1988 Primary School Nr. 19, Cluj (Kolozsvár) (presently: Apáczay Csere János Theoretical High-School)

Participation on Teaching Workshops and Courses
Labview Core I-II and DAQ, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland 2016
Neural Systems and Behavior, Woods Hole, MA, USA, 2009
Image processing, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany, 2009
Microelectrode Techniques for Cell Physiology, Plymouth, UK, 2008
Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology, Freiburg, Germany, 2008
Optical microscopy, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany, 2008
First aid, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany, 2008
Multiple Sequence Alignment and Phylogenies, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany, 2008
Postgraduate training for Psychology in Education, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest/ Babes-Bolyai University, Kolozsvár, 2002-2004

Spoken languages
Mother tongue: Hungarian
Fluent in Romanian, English, German; basic knowledge in French and Russian.


Activity in Education
2006/07, first sem. Lecture in Biophysics for second-year students in Biology
Lecture and Seminar in Statistical Physics for third-year students in Physics
2005/06, second sem. Lecture and Seminar in Introductory Theoretical Physics (Mechanics) for first-year students in Physics
2005/06, first sem. Lecture in Biophysics for second-year students in Biology
Lecture and Seminar in Statistical Physics for third-year students in Physics
2004/05, second sem. Lecture and Seminar in Electrodynamics for second-year students in Physics teacher training (in German language)
2004/05, first sem. Lecture and Seminar in Statistical Physics for third-year students in Physics
2004/05, first sem. Lecture and Seminar in Introductory Theoretical Physics (Mechanics) for second-year students in Physics
2003/04, second sem. Lecture and Seminar in Pattern Formation for fourth-year students in Physics
2003/04, second sem. Lecture and Seminar in Electrodynamics and Theory of Relativity for second-year students in Physics teacher training
2003/04, first sem. Lecture and Seminar in Statistical Physics for third-year students in Physics
2002/03, second sem. Lecture and Seminar in Electrodynamics for second-year students in Physics teacher training (in German language)
2002/03, first sem. Seminar in Statistical Mechanics for third-year students in Physics teacher training
2001/02, first sem. Seminar in Quantum Mechanics for third-year students in Physics
2000/01, second sem. Seminar in Classical Mechanics II. for second-year students in Physics teacher training
2000/01, first semester Seminar in Electrodynamics and Theory of Relativity for third-year students in Physics teacher training
1999/00, second sem. Seminar in Statistical Physics for third-year students in Physics
1999/00, first semester Seminar in Classical Mechanics I. for second-year students in Physics teacher training
1998/99, second sem. Seminar in Quantum Mechanics for third-year students in Physics teacher training
1998/99 first semester Seminar in Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics for fourth-year students in Physics teacher training
1998/99, first semester Pattern Formation in Reaction-Diffusion Systems Lectures for students in Physics and Chemistry, held together with Prof. Z. Rácz


Functions in NGO-s
2005- Bolyai Initiative Committee, Vice-President and Spokesman
2005-2009 Hungarian National Council of Transylvania, Vice-President
1993 Association of Physics Students in Kolozsvár, President
1993 Hungarian Student Union of Kolozsvár (KMDSZ), President
1991-1992 Union of Hungarian High-School Students in Rumania, President

Inventions
  1. P. Hantz and A. Rusz, Palpation Sensor (Hungarian Patent Announcement, P040196, 2004)
    Gold Medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions, Geneva, 2005
  2. P. Hantz, Method and Apparatus for Enhancing the Effectiveness of an Oral Presentation,
    (Hungarian Patent P0900665, 2010)

Participation at Workshops and Conferences
  1. 10th International Meeting on Substrate-integrated Microelectrode Arrays (2016), Reutlingen, Germany (Poster)
  2. Young Researcher Vision Camp (2015), Castle Wildenstein, Germany
  3. Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences, Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, Evaluation Meeting (2007), Heidelberg, Germany (Poster)
  4. Evo-Devo meets Marine Genomics (2007), Naples, Italy (Presentation)
  5. Stochastic Effects on Liesegang Ring Formation (2006), Sils-Maria, Switzerland (Presentation)
  6. Methods in Cell Biology: From Single Molecule to Complex System Analysis (2005), Heidelberg (EMBL), Germany (Poster)
  7. Dynamics Days 2004, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (Presentation)
  8. PhysBio 2004 (Non-equilibrium in Physics and in Biology, From Pattern Formation to Granular Physics and Soft Condensed Matter), St. Etienne de Tinee, France (Presentation)
  9. Dynamics Days 2003, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (Presentation)
  10. Physbio 2003 (Non-equilibrium in Physics and in Biology, From Pattern Formation to Granular Physics and Soft Condensed Matter), Benasque, Spain (Presentation)
  11. The VIIIth Hungarian Conference on Chemistry 2002, Kolozsvár, Romania (Presentation)
  12. Gordon Research Conference on Oscillations and Dynamic Instabilities in Chemical Systems, 2002, Oxford, GB (Poster)
  13. Faraday Discusion 120 on Nonlinear Chemical Kinetics, 2001, Manchester, UMIST, GB (Poster)
  14. ESF Reactor Programme Workshop, 2001, Leeds, GB (Presentation)
  15. Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Science, 2001, Mt. Holyoke College, USA (Poster)
  16. Session of the Workgroup for Reaction Kinetics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2001, Balatonalmádi, Hungary (Presentation)
  17. Eötvös School and Workshop on Phase Separation in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, 2000, Budapest, Hungary (Presentation)
  18. Structure and Dynamics of Polymer and Colloidal Systems, 1999, NATO - Advanced Study Institute, Les Houches, France, (Poster)
  19. Session of the Workgroup for Reaction Kinetics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1999, Gyöngyöstarján, Hungary (Presentation)
  20. Patterns, Non-Linear Dynamics and Stochastic Behaviour in Spatially Extended, Complex Systems, 1997, Budapest, Hungary (Poster)
  21. History of Science in Teaching Physics, 1995, Szombathely, Hungary (Poster)


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