János Sarka
MTA-ELTE Research Group on Complex Chemical Systems,
Laboratory of Molecular Structure and Dynamics
Institute of Chemistry
Eötvös Loránd University
Pazmany Peter setany 1/A
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary
Office: 544 (Chemistry Building)
Phone: +36 1 372 2500 / 1630
Email: sarkajanos at gmail.com
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Education and employment
2017- Research Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)
Complex Chemical Systems Research Group
2013-2016 PhD in Theoretical Chemistry, Eötvös Loránd University
Groups of Prof. Attila G. Csaszar
PhD Thesis: Study of exotic molecular phenomena via variational nuclear-motion computations
2011-2013 MSc in Chemistry (excellent), Eötvös Loránd University
Supervisor: Prof. Attila G. Csaszar
MSc Thesis: Quantum chemical study of high resolution spectroscopy of the H5+ its isotopologues (in hungarian)
03/2012-07/2012 Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Exchange semester (summer term)
2008-2011 BSc in Chemistry (with honours), Eötvös Loránd University
Supervisor: Prof. Attila G. Csaszar
BSc Thesis: Tunneling in carbenes (in hungarian)
Short research projects
04/2012-07/2012 Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany (4 month)
Group of Prof. Horst Köppel
Research topic: Vibronic coupling in 2-Pyridone
07/2011-10/2011 Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Giessen, Germany (3 month)
Group of Prof. Peter R. Schreiner
Research topic: Tunneling in alpha-ketocarboxylic acids
Research articles Posters
  • Higher-lying vibrational states of the H(5-n)Dn+ (n = 0-5) molecular ions
      Anharmonicity in medium-sized molecules and clusters (AMOC2015), Madrid, Spain, April 2015
  • How rigid is a quasimolecule? A case study of the molecular ions H5+ and its isotopologues
      23th High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy 2013 (HRMS, Dijon conference series), Budapest, Hungary, August 2013
Conference talks
  • Rovibrational quantum dynamics of the methane-water dimer
      72th Internal Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy (ISMS), Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States, June 2017
  • Rovibrational quantum dynamics of the methane-water dimer
      Quantum Atomic & Molecular Tunneling in Solids and Other Condensed Phases (QAMTS), Madison, Wisconsin, United States, May 2017
  • The rovibrational spectroscopy of H5+
      French-German Summer school SPECMO 2014, Marana Center, Corsica, France, September 2014
  • The rovibrational spectroscopy of H5+
      23th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy (HRMS, Praha conference series), Bologna, Italy, September 2014
  • Rigidity of the molecular ion H5+
      C. Fábri, J. Sarka, and A. G. Császár
      69th Internal Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy (ISMS), Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States, June 2014
Meeting talks
  • The rovibrational spectroscopy of H5+
      MTA Material and Molecular Structure Working Committee Meeting, Mártrafüred, Hungary, October 2013
  • ZPVE-corrected IRC computations with different packages
      Tunneling in Organic Chemistry, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, August 2012
  • Tunneling in carbenes
      MTA Material and Molecular Structure Working Committee Meeting, Demjén, Hungary, March 2011
Seminar talks
  • The no-store Lánczos-algorithm
      Group Seminar, Laboratory of Molecular Structure and Dynamics, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, December 2014
  • The rovibrational spectroscopy of H5+
      PhD Report Day, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, November 2014
  • Simple models for the motions of H5+
      Group Seminar, Laboratory of Molecular Structure and Dynamics, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, April 2014
  • Astructural Molecules
      Group Seminar, Laboratory of Molecular Structure and Dynamics, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, November 2013
  • The rovibrational spectroscopy of H5+
      Group Seminar, Laboratory of Molecular Structure and Dynamics, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, April 2013

Awards, prizes, fellowships
  • New National Excellence Program (UNKP) Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic 2016-2017
  • Award of the American Chemical Society and the Journal of Physical Chemistry, Anharmonicity in medium-sized molecules and clusters (AMOC2015), April 2015
  • Young Researcher Grant of the French-German Summer school SPECMO 2014, September 2014
  • Eötvös Loránd fellowship of the National Excellence Program (NKP) of the Hungarian Republic 2013

  • Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic 2011/2012
  • ''Excellent student of the Faculty'' (Faculty of Sciences, Eotvos University, 2012)
  • ''Excellent student of the Faculty'' (Faculty of Sciences, Eotvos University, 2011)
  • National Competition of Research Students: 3rd place (2011)
  • Eötvös Competition of Research Students: 1st place (2010)
  • Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic 2009/2010
  • Eötvös University Organic Chemistry Competition: 3rd place (2010)
  • Scholarship of the Prime Minister of Hungary (2009)
  • Gold medal (International Chemistry Olympiad 2008)
  • Commendation of Organizers (International Chemistry Olympiad 2008)