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Gyula Záray

Gyula Záray is a professor of the Institute of Chemistry at the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest. He obtained his PhD degree in Chemistry in 1980 and the DSc title of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1995. He was the head of Department of Environmental Chemistry and Chemical Technology between 1996-2004, and the head of Department of Analytical Chemistry between 2004-2010. In 2005 he founded the Cooperative Research Centre of Environmental Sciences at the Eötvös University financially supported by the Hungarian Government and the European Union.

In 1994, he was one of the founders of the Hungarian Spectrochemical Society and since 1999 he has been its president. His other commitments include the followings: Chairman of the Committee of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry as well as member of the Spectrochemical Working Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. European Editor of Applied Spectroscopy Reviews, member of the Editorial Board of Microchemical Journal, and Journal of Science (Turkey), and member of International Advisory Board of Transactions of the Universities of Košice. Director of the Hungarian Satellite Centre of Trace Element Institute of UNESCO.

His research interests focused on the development of solid sampling spectrometric methods, the investigation of heavy metal uptake accumulation and translocation processes in plans, the speciation of heavy metals in urban aerosols, soils and sediments, biomonitoring of surface waters applying biofilms and mussels, development of wastewater treatment technologies, and microanalysis by X-ray techniques.

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