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Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Dr. Adél Len PhD habil.
Dr. Adél Len PhD habil.
Associate Professor
Professional CV


Márton Áron High School, Csíkszereda, Romania

1992 - 1996

Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Kolozsvár, Romania

1996 - 2000

PhD studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

2002 - 2005

PhD degree in nuclear chemistry (ELTE)


 Habilitation (PTE)                                                                                            2023

               Working places

Wigner Research Centre for Physics, research fellow

2001 - 2018

Centre for Energy Research, research fellow

2018 -

University of Pécs, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, Assistant professor

2015 -


Hungarian, English, Spanish, Romanian


               Scientific Activity


• Léon Brillouin Institute, Saclay, France, 2 months fellowship

• Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) measurements at LLB-Saclay, HMI-Berlin, FZJ-Julich, ILL –  Grenoble, France

• Participation in the development of the SANS (Small Angle Neutron Scattering) measuring facility in Budapest Neutron Center (installation work of neutron guides, collimation system, sample environment, calibration measurements)

• Organizing the Central European Training School (Budapest - 2003, 2005, 2007, 2013), and publishing: Contributed Papers Presented by Participants of the 2nd Central European Training School on Neutron Scattering, edited by MTA-RISP, Budapest, KFKI-2005-01, editor A. Len

• Jülich School on Neutron Scattering, Jülich, Germany


• PhD in Nuclear Chemistry. Thesis title: Study of tungsten wires by SANS

from 2012

• SANS and FSANS measurements as local; instrument developement, research on nanostructure of materials by SANS (metalic composite materials, sintered and drawn metals, study on archeologycal and geologycal rocks, textiles, food chemistry materials); developement on 2D data treatment of SANS and FSANS data

• Participation in EU FP7 NMI3 ACCESS as local contact for user measurements

• Leading of university students practice at the SANS instrument

• From 2015 april - leader of the Nanostructural research with neutrons research group in Wigner RCP

• Participation on the IPERION CH Cultural Heritage project – non-invasive measurements by neutrons

• SANS measurements as local contact for users of the international scientific community

• from 2016 - member of the Materials and Structural Analysis - Smart Diagnostic Procedures Research Group (University of Pécs, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology)


               Educational Activity

• Practical courses for visitors and university students in topics related to neutron scattering (ELTE, BME)

• CETS, organizing the spring Central European Training School on Neutron techniques (Budapest from 2003) -

• from 2015 courses at the University of Pécs, Faculty of Engineering and Informational Technology, Pécs: Mechanics II, Materials Science, Physics, Seismic design

• 2017, 2019 editing the Research Instruments at the Budapest Neutron Centre, CETS handbook

• Supervising PhD works: University of Pécs – 3 graduated students (one full and two half supervisions

• Breuer Marcell Doktoral School – Historical and Modern Construction Materials/Materials Science

• Budapest University of Technology and Economics, chemical engineering MSc, materials science specialization: Interaction of radiation with matter/Small Angle Neutron Scattering


               Main Research Fields

• SANS observation of the structural evolution during hydration process, induced in Portland cement paste from chemical substances used to treat nuclear waste

• Porosity measurements of arqueological samples (marbles, pottery)

• SANS investigation on different carbon materials based on graphite intercalation compounds

• Structure-factor effect in non-polar organic ferrofluids by SANS

 Structural study of organic and inorganic aerogels used in building isolation by small angle neutron scatteringby small angle neutron scattering

• Structure changes of casein micelle by microbial transglutaminase observed with small-angle neutron     scattering by fermentation process, low-fat yoghurt, cottage cheese and semi-hard cheese

• Investigation of construction materials by SANS and SEM

• Investigation of polymer-CNT nanocomposites

• Structural study of organic and inorganic aerogels used in bone replacement by small angle neutron scattering


                          Publications summary

• Total scientific articles: 102

• Independent citacion: 402

• Journal rank indicator: Q1 – 35, D1 – 10 articles

MTMT identifier: 10018083



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