Ödön Farkas - Odon Farkas - Farkas Ödön
Date of Birth:
March 13, 1966. Place of Birth: Zalaszentgrót,
Education: M.Sc.: Eötvös
Loránd University (ELTE) (1989); Ph.D. (C.Sc.): ELTE and
Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)
(1996). Academic Positions: ELTE, Department
of Organic Chemistry, Assistant Professor (1989-1990), Graduate
fellowships (ELTE, 1990-1995), Research Assistant (ELTE, 1995-1996),
Research Associate with Prof.
H. B. Schlegel at Wayne State
University, Detroit, MI (1996-1998), Research Associate with
Kucsman at ELTE (1998-2001). Honours: Eötvös
Fellowship (1995, 1996), János Bolyai Research Scholarship
and OTKA Postdoctoral
Symmetry of Molecules (1990-1991),
lecturer (taking over the course of the late Prof. M. Kajtár),
Molecular Modeling Practice (1991-1993), supervisor; Analysis of
Dynamic Molecular Shape with Topological Methods (1991), tutor in the
course of Prof. P.
Mezey; Modeling of Reaction Mechanisms (1992), tutor in the
course of Prof. P. Mezey; Quantum Mechanics of Organic Molecules
(1993), tutor in the course of Prof.
I. G. Csizmadia
chemical molecular modeling in practice.
Research Activities and Interest:
and optimization methods for modeling large molecules
methods and program development in the field of geometry optimization
Conformational analysis by computational methods
analysis by chiroptical methods
Distance geometry problems in
chemical structure determination
Application of theoretical
methods for solving problems of chemical interests
List of publications
Five Selected Publications:
A. Csámpai and Ö.
"The effect of conformational equilibrium on rate
of reactions involving neighbouring group particpation"
Tetrahedron 48, 1507 (1992)
I. Pallagi, A. Toró and Ö.
"The mechanism of the Gibbs reaction. Part 2:
Indophenol formation via Radical Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
(SREAr) on phenols" J. Org.
Chem. 59, 6543 (1994)
Ö. Farkas and H. B. Schlegel:
"Methods for optimizing large molecules. I. An O(N2)
algorithm for solving systems of linear equations for coordinate
transformations in quantum chemical geometry optimization" J.
Chem. Phys. 109, 1700-1704 (1998)
Andrew D. Daniels, Gustavo E.
Scuseria, Ö. Farkas and H. B. Schlegel:
optimization of kringle 1 of plasminogen using the PM3 semiempirical
method" J. Chem. Phys. accepted (1999)
and H. B. Schlegel:
"Methods for optimizing large
molecules. II. Quadratic search" J. Chem. Phys. 111,
last modified: Sat Feb 8 15:57:02 CET 2003