Bálint Tóth - Curriculum Vitae#

Up-to-date detailed CV and complete list of publications available at http://www.math.bme.hu/~balint

Education and degrees:
  • 1980: Diploma in Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • 1988: PhD in Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
  • 1999: DSc Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Research interests:

Probability theory; stochastic processes; statistical physics (classical and quantum); random walks, interacting particle systems; fluctuations, scaling limits; randomness in space and time

Employment history:
  • 2013 - present: Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (external member, part time)
  • 2012 - present: University of Bristol, School of Mathematics; Professor - Chair of Probability
  • 1998 - present: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Institute of Mathematics; Professor
  • 1981 - 1998: Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Researcher (from 1991 senior researcher)

Major administrative duties:
  • 1998-2012: Head of Department of Stochastics, TU Budapest
  • 2005-2009: Director of Institute of Mathematics, TU Budapest
  • 2009-2012: Head of Garduate School of Mathematics and Computer Science, TU Budapest

  • 2014: Plenary speaker at the SPA Conference of the Bernoulli Society (Buenos Aires)
  • 2010: Szele Tibor Memorial Medal [awarded by the János Bolyai Mathematical Society (= Hungarian Math. Soc.)]
  • 2009: Knight’s Cross of the Hungarian Republic [awarded by the President of the Hungarian Republic]
  • 2005: Plenary speaker at the SPA Conference of the Bernoulli Society (Santa Barbara CA)
  • 2003: Academy Prize [awarded by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences]
  • 1994: Paul Erdős Prize [awarded by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences]
  • 1987: Young Researcher’s Prize [awarded by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences]

Editorial work for international journals:
  • Chief Editor: Annals of Applied Probability 2016-2018
  • Chief Editor: Electronic Journal of Probability 2009-2011
  • Chief Editor: Periodica Mathematica Hungarica 1997-2000
  • Associate Editor: Annals of Probability 2001-05
  • Associate Editor: Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré 2003-2015
  • Associate Editor: Electronic Journal of Probability 2012-2014

Functions in international committees:

See http://www.math.bme.hu/~balint.

Conferences organized:

See http://www.math.bme.hu/~balint.

Scientific publications and impact:
  • 50+ papers in peer reviewed journals
  • 750+ independent citations, h-index: 17+

Invited lectures, since 1996:
  • Cca 100 invited conference lectures
  • Cca 100 invited colloquium and seminar lectures
  • Twice invited plenary speaker at Stochastic Processes and Applications conference of the Bernoulli Society

Long term academic visits (one month, or longer):
  • Professeur Invité at ENS Paris (1997, 2007, 2010)
  • Professeur Invité at IHP Paris (2001, 2003)
  • Professeur Invité at Université de Provence (1999)
  • Landau Institute and MGU (1985)
  • Universität Bielefeld (1986)
  • CWI Amsterdam (1995)
  • IMPA Rio de Janeiro (2002)
  • Insitut Mittag-Leffler, Stockholm (2009)


Seven PhD students, some of them well-established researchers by now.
Created and maintained new school of modern probability and stochastic processes at TU Budapest.
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