Dr. Ferenc Szelecsényi currently is a senior scientist at the Cyclotron Application Department of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (ATOMKI), Debrecen. He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of nuclear data measurements and evaluation, and SPECT and PET radioisotope production with low and middle energy charged particle accelerators. Dr. Szelecsényi obtained his ‘University doctor of physics degree’ and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Debrecen, Hungary in 1988 and 1997, respectively. Since 1982 he has been working for ATOMKI except a six month and a 2 year long periods when he had fellowships in KFA Jülich, Germany, and a radio-chemist position at the Cyclotron Laboratory of Mount Sinai Medical Centre, Miami, Florida. His current research activities focus on the development of practical production routes of emerging PET radioisotopes including targetry and separation. He has published more than 150 research and review articles, conference proceedings papers and book chapters.
Biography Updated on 12 November 2012