Curriculum vitae

Name: Krisztián Sárneczky

Date and place of birth: 6 November 1974, Budapest, Hungary

Qualifications: M.Sc. in teacher of geography, ELTE University, M.Sc. thesis work: The Near-Earth Object

Current status: Research leader (MTA CSFK, Konkoly Observatory)

Research field:

- astrometry of small Solar System bodies
- photometry of small Solar System bodies
- photomety of supernovae and other transient objects

Placec of field work:

- Observatory of Szeged (from 1996)
- Observatory of Hungarian Scientific Academy Konkoly-Thege Miklós Astronomical Research Institute at Piszkéstető, Hungary (visiting astronomer from 1997)
- The German-Spanish Astronomical Center at Calar Alto (visiting astronomer, 2000 and 2001)
- Baja Astronomical Observatory (visiting astronomer, 2005)
- Hungarian Astronomical Association's Polaris Observatory, Budapest (from 2006)
- Siding Spring Observatory, NSW, Australia (visiting astronomer, 2007)
- McDonald Observatory, TX, USA (visiting astronomer, 2014, 2018)

Scholarship, awards:

- Young Scientists' Conference at University of Szeged (TDK), first place in Physics Section (1998 and 2000)
- National Young Scientists' Conference (OTDK), second place in Physics Section, Astronomy subsection (1999)
- National Young Scientists' Conference (OTDK), first place in Physics-Earth Sciences-Mathematics Section, Astonomy I. (Solar System) subsection (2001)
- Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungariae DT 2000/43.
- Eötvös Fellowship (2007)


- 45 refereed papers
- 5 conference proceedings
- 2 books (in Hungarian)
- ca. 1750 circulars (IAUC, MPC, MPEC, ATel, GCN)
- Total number of independent citations: 502


- IAU Colloquium 173,"Evolution and Source Regions of Asteroids and Comets", August 24-28, 1998, Tatranska Lomnica
- IAU Colloquium 192, "Supernovae - 10 years of SN 1993J", April 22-26, 2003, Valencia
- GAIA-FUN-SSO-2 Workshop, September 19-21, 2012, Paris
- Supernovae Illuminating the Universe: from Individuals to Populations, September 10-14, 2012, Garching bei München
- International Meteor Conference, September 21-24, 2017, Petnica, Serbia
- International Meteor Conference, August 30–September 2, 2018, Pezinok-Modra, Slovakia

Other activities:

- member of the Hungarian Astronomical Association (HAA)
- member of the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)
- leader of the Comet and Minor Planet Section of the HAA
- contribution in the editorial work of Hungarian Astronomical Almanach
- regular public lectures, telescopical presentations, publications of popularizing papers