Dr. Edit Mátyus
Institute of Chemistry, Eötvös Loránd University
Pázmány Péter sétány 1/A, 1117 Budapest, Hungary
Office: 548 (Chemistry Building)
Phone: +36 1 372 2500 / 1203
Dr. Mátyus holds a permanent academic position at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), currently at the assistant professor level. Edit Mátyus has been passionate for sciences since her early childhood, she attended the science class of the Apáczai Grammar School - one of the renowned training schools of ELTE - and won silver medals on the International Chemistry Olympiad in 2000 and 2001. Edit Mátyus studied chemistry at ELTE,
carried out doctoral research with Prof. Attila Császár, and
defended her PhD dissertation in November 2009 about the development of ''Universal variational approaches for the quantum nuclear motion problem''. In the same year she was awarded a two-year ETH Fellowship to start her post-doctoral studies at ETH Zürich with Prof. Markus Reiher in 2010. Between 2012 and 2016 she was a research fellow at ELTE, being on intermission between 2014 and 2016 to carry out research in Cambridge with Prof. Stuart Althorpe. In 2016, she won a five-year PROMYS Grant of the Swiss National Science Foundation to start an independent research group in Budapest.
In 2019, Dr. Mátyus was awarded an ERC Starting Grant.
Edit and her husband, Ádám, are happy parents of two children, Dániel and Zsófia.