Geodetic and Geophysical Institute, RCAES, HAS

Dr. Gábor FACSKÓ, PhD

Research Fellow

Contact

Address:

Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences
Geodetic and Geophysical Institute
H-9400 Sopron, Csatkai Endre utca 6-8, Hungary

Phone:

+36 99 508 341

Fax:

+36 99 508 355

Personal
homepages:

Linkedin, ADS, MTMT, ORCID, SCOPUS,
Research Gate, Google Scholar

Research interests

  • Transient dayside magnetospheric events
  • Global magnetohydrodynamic simulations
  • Discontinuities in heliosphere

Appointments

2016-

Visiting Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

2014-

Research Fellow, HAS Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Sopron

2010-2013

Research Scientist, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Earth Observational Unit, Helsinki

2008-2010

Research Associate, Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie de l’Environnement et de l’Espace/CNRS, Orleans

2005-2008

Research Fellow, KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Budapest

2002-2005

Research Assistant, KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Budapest

Education

  • PhD in Space Physics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 2008
  • BSc in Computer Science, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 2004
  • MSc in Astronomy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 2000
  • MSc in Theoretical Physics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 2000

Teaching

  • Supervision of BSc thesis, Name: F. Ferdinánd Weisz, University of Sopron, Sopron, Hungary, topic: homepage development, WordPress, 2017
  • Supervision of BSc thesis, Name: F. Ferdinánd Weisz, University of Western Hungary, Sopron, Hungary, topic: homepage development, PhP and SQL programming, 2016
  • Supervision of BSc thesis, Name: Tamás B. Balogh, University of Western Hungary, Sopron, Hungary, topic: bow shock identification, Java programming, 2016
  • Supervision of summer BSc student, Name: Tamás B. Balogh, University of Western Hungary, Sopron, Hungary, topic: bow shock identification, Java programming, 2016
  • Supervision of summer MSc student, Name: Ray Fitzgerald, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, Supervisor: Prof. Susan McKenna-Lawlor, topic: IDL programming, 2007
  • Laboratory exercise (Cluster data analysis), Nuclear-, Particle- and Astrophysics Advanced Laboratory, Eotvos Lorand University, Faculty of Science (Fall Semester), 2007

Professional Activities

  • Co-Convener, Section ST2.4, Magnetospheric Response to Transient Solar Wind Phenomena, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 23-28, 2017
  • Co-Convener and Chair, Section ST4.1, Geomagnetic Physics, Model Validation, and European Commission Funded Projects for Space Sciences, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 23-28, 2017
  • Chair and Organizer, ECLAT Scientific Workshop, Helsinki, Finland, 2012
  • Editorial Member, SCIREA Journal of Geosciences, 2017
  • Editorial Member, International Journal of Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology, 2017
  • Editorial Member, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics & Thermal Sciences, 2016
  • Reviewer for various journals and funding agencies (NSF, NKFIH, Science, JGR, GRL, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, Central European Journal of Physics), 2010

Awards

  • 2014, Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Postdoctoral Research Programme of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, as supervisor of Dr. Chandrasekhar Reddy Anekallu
  • 2008, OTKA Grant K75640 of the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund, Co-Investigator
  • 2002, Young Researcher Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Selected invited talks

9 invited talks at national and international conferences

  1. Facsko, G., E. Gordeev, K. Agren, Z. Voros, I. Honkonen, P. Janhunen, M. Palmroth, V. Sergeev, H. Opgenoorth, S. Milan, GUMICS-4 verification and footprint determination using static and dynamic MHD simulations of the ECLAT project, GEM 2013 Summer Workshop, Snowmass, CO, USA, June 16-21, 2013
  2. Facsko, G., Z. Voros, M. Khodachenko, I. Honkonen, P. Janhunen, H. Opgenoorth, M. Palmroth, S. Milan, Solar wind disturbances induced forced reconnection in the Earth's magnetosphere, GEM 2013 Summer Workshop, Snowmass, CO, USA, June 16-21, 2013
  3. Facsko, G., P. Kovacs, I. Dandouras, H. Opgenoorth, M. Palmroth, S. Milan, Turbulent dynamics inside the cavity of hot flow anomalies, GEM 2013 Summer Workshop, Snowmass, CO, USA, June 16-21, 2013
  4. Facsko, G., Z. Voros, M. Khodachenko, I. Honkonen, P. Janhunen, E. Kallio, M. Palmroth, Multiscale motions of distant magnetotail: multi-point observations and simulations, THEMIS/ARTEMIS SWG Meeting Spring 2013, Fairbanks, Alaska, March 25-28, 2013
  5. Facsko, G., E. Gordeev, V. Sergeev, I. Honkonen, P. Janhunen, E. Kallio, M. Palmroth, S. Milan, Static and dynamic MHD simulations of the ECLAT project, THEMIS/ARTEMIS SWG Meeting Spring 2013, Fairbanks, Alaska, March 25-28, 2013
  6. Facsko, G., Z. Nemeth, G. Erd}os, M. Tatrallyay, I. Dandouras, Study of hot flow anomalies using Cluster multi-spacecraft measurements, 37th COSPAR Scienti c Assembly, Montreal, Canada, 13-20 July, 2008

Selected publications

25 refereed journal articles 7 first-authored

  1. Facskó, G., I. Honkonen, T. Zivkovic, L. Palin, E. Kallio, K. Agren, H. Opgenoorth, E. I. Tanskanen, S. Milan, One year in the Earth's magnetosphere: A global MHD simulation and spacecraft measurements, Space Weather, Volume 14, Issue 5, pp. 351-367, doi:10.1002/2015SW001355, 2016
  2. Facskó, G., A. Opitz, B. Lavraud, J. G. Luhmann, C. T. Russell, J-A. Sauvaud, A. Fedorov, A. Kis, V. Wesztergom, Hot flow anomaly remnant in the far geotail?, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Volume 124, p. 39-43, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2015.01.011, 2015
  3. Kallio, E., G. Facskó, Properties of plasma near the Moon in the magnetotail, Planetary and Space Science, Volume 115, Pages 69–76, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2014.11.007, 2015
  4. Juusola, L., G. Facskó, I. Honkonen, P. Janhunen, H. Vanhamäki, K. Kauristie, T. V. Laitinen, S. E. Milan, M. Palmroth, E. I. Tanskanen, A. Viljanen, Statistical comparison of seasonal variations in the GUMICS-4 global MHD model ionosphere and measurements, Space Weather, Vol. 12, Issue 10, pp. 582-600, doi:10.1002/2014SW001082, 2014
  5. Vörös, Z., G. Facskó, M. Khodachenko, I. Honkonen, P. Janhunen, M. Palmroth, Windsock memory COnditioned RAM (CO-RAM) pressure effect: forced reconnection in the Earth's magnetotail, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119:(8) pp. 6273-6293, doi:10.1002/2014JA019857, 2014
  6. Kovács, P., G. Facskó, I. Dandouras, Turbulent dynamics inside the cavity of hot flow anomalies, Planetary and Space Science, Volume 92, p. 24-33., doi:10.1016/j.pss.2014.01.001, 2014
  7. Gordeev E., Facskó G., Sergeev V., Honkonen I., Palmroth M., Janhunen P., Milan S., Verification of the GUMICS-4 global MHD code using empirical relationships, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118: pp. 3138-3146, doi:10.1002/jgra.50359 , 2013
  8. Németh Z., Facskó G., Lucek E. A., Correlation Functions of Small-Scale Fluctuations of the Interplanetary Magnetic Field, Solar Physics, 266:(1) pp. 149-158., doi:10.1007/s11207-010-9610-8, 2010
  9. Facskó, G., Z. Németh, G. Erdős, A. Kis, I. Dandouras, A global study of hot flow anomalies using Cluster multi-spacecraft measurements, Annales Geophysicae, Vol. 27, p. 2057-2076, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-2057-2009, 2009
  10. Facskó, G., K. Kecskeméty, G. Erdős, M. Tátrallyay, P. Daly, I. Dandouras, A statistical study of hot flow anomalies using Cluster data, Advances in Space Research, Vol. 41, Issue 8, p. 1286-1291, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2008.02.005, 2008

  Full list of publications can be found here.