Csabai István

Csabai István

full professor

PhD (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 1992)

Habilitation (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 2003)

Doctor of HAS (2008)

Department of Physics of Complex Systems

Room(s): Lágymányos Campus, Northern Building 5.102
Phone(s): +36-1-372-2826
Extension(s): +36-1-372-2500 / 6576
Mobile(s): n.a.
Homepage: csabai.web.elte.hu
Email: uh.etle@iabasc


- 2009 Professor of Physics, Eotvos University
- 2008 Doctor of Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
- 2003. Habilitation, Eötvös University
- 1992. PhD degree with grade "summa cum laude" (excellent) in physics, at Eötvös University, Budapest. The title of the thesis is "Investigation and application of neural network models".
- 1989. Physics and biophysics diploma in the Eötvös University (1984-1989).
- Language: Hungarian (native), English (executive level)

- 2000-2003 Szechenyi Professor Award
- 2006 Detre Award of Eotvos Physical Society
- 2015 Hungarian Academy of Sciences Award

- 2016- : External Advisory Committee member, HAS, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences
- 2015- : Head of Committee of Professors, Institute of Physics, Eötvös Loránd University
- 2015: Otto Monsted Professorship, Copenhagen
- 2015- : Vice president, Doctoral Committee, HAS Physical Sciences
- 2010-2011: visiting professor, The Johns Hopkins University
- 1998- Associate professor at the Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems, Eötvös University
- 1997 Organization of the first International Workshop on Econophysics, Budapest.
- 1992-1998 Assistant lecturer at Department of Atomic Physics of the Eötvös University and since - 1993-2001 senior staff member of Bolyai College.
- 1989-1992 PhD student, with duties of exercises in statistical physics, quantum mechanics, probability theory. Research of theory and application of neural network models

- Datamining, statistical analysis of massive amount of data
- Machine learning
- Estimation of photometric redshift from broadband galaxy colors, large scale structure of the Universe
- Developing large complex scientific database systems using methods of modern computer science, Virtual Observatories
- Study of complex systems and complex networks
- Computer network traffic measurement and modeling
- Bioinformatics, genomics

- 11 PhD students,
- 12 Master students

- ISI highly cited, H-index: 75
- 140 papers in international refereed journals
- over 32000 independent citations
- cumulative impact factor: over 770

Links to associated scientific database profiles:

Selected publications of recent years:

  1. D Ribli, B.A Pataki, I Csabai : An improved cosmological parameter inference scheme motivated by deep learning, Nature Astronomy DOI
  2. D Ribli, A Horváth, Z Unger, P Pollner, I Csabai: Detecting and classifying lesions in mammograms with Deep Learning, Scientific reports 8 (1), 4165 (2018) CrossLink
  3. G Rácz, L Dobos, R Beck, I Szapudi, I Csabai: Concordance cosmology without dark energy, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters 469 (1), L1-L5 (2017) CrossLink
  4. D Takeda et al.: A somatically acquired enhancer of the androgen receptor is a noncoding driver in advanced prostate cancer, Cell 174 2 422-432.e13 (2018)
  5. R Beck, L Dobos, T Budavári, AS Szalay, I Csabai: Photometric redshifts for the SDSS Data Release 12, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 460 (2), 1371-1381 (2016) CrossLink
  6. S. Spisak et al.: CAUSEL: an epigenome-and genome-editing pipeline for establishing function of noncoding GWAS variants, Nature medicine 21 (11), 1357 (2015)
  7. D Kondor, M Pósfai, I Csabai, G Vattay: Do the rich get richer? An empirical analysis of the Bitcoin transaction network, PloS one 9 (2), e86197 (2014) CrossLink
  8. G Vattay, D Salahub, I Csabai, A Nassimi, SA Kaufmann: Quantum criticality at the origin of life, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 626 (1), 012023 (2015) CrossLink
  9. Z Bagoly, D Szécsi, LG Balázs, I Csabai, I Horváth, L Dobos, J Lichtenberger, L.V Tóth: Searching for electromagnetic counterpart of LIGO gravitational waves in the Fermi GBM data with ADWO, Astronomy & Astrophysics 593, L10 (2016) CrossLink
  10. G Rácz, I Szapudi, I Csabai, L Dobos: Compactified cosmological simulations of the infinite universe, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 477 (2), 1949-1957 (2018) CrossLink