Universität Hamburg

Meteorologisches Institut

Universität Hamburg

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Dr. Tamas Bodai

Meteorologisches Institut
Universität Hamburg

Grindelberg 5
D-20144 Hamburg
Germany

phone: +49 (0)40 42838 9205
fax: +49 (0)40 42838 5066
e-mail: tamas.bodai(at)uni-hamburg.de

room: 4010

 

Research interests 

  • Global instabilities and tipping points in the climate
  • Thermodynamics of the climate
  • Dynamical systems, transient chaos, noise-induced chaos
  • Climate snapshot attractors and climate variability
  • Signatures and predictability of extreme events in dynamical systems

 

Publications

Bódai, T., Lucarini, V., Lunkeit, F., and Boschi, R. (2014) Global instability in a Sellers-type model. Climate Dynamics, arXiv:1402.3269 [physics.ao-ph]

Bódai, T. and Altmann, E. G. (2013) Stochastic perturbations in open chaotic systems: random versus noisy maps. Phys. Rev. E 87, 042902.

Bódai, T., Károlyi, Gy., and Tél, T. (2013) A conceptual model of the atmosphere driven by different processes: Extreme events and snapshot attractors. Phys. Rev. E 87, 022822.

Bódai, T. and Tél, T. (2011) Annual variability in a conceptual climate model: Snapshot attractors, hysteresis in extreme events, and climate sensitivity. Chaos 22, 023110. (article featured as a published multimedia highlight in the journal's news letter)

Bódai, T., Károlyi, Gy., and Tél, T. (2011) A chaotically driven model climate: Extreme events and snapshot attractors. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 18, 573–580.

Bódai, T., Károlyi, Gy., and Tél, T. (2011) Fractal snapshot components in chaos induced by strong noise. Physical Review E 83, 046201.

Bódai, T. and Wiercigroch, M. (2011) Acoustic ray stability for long range sound speed profile transition scenarios. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 21(1), 177-194.

Bibó, A., Károlyi, Gy., and Bódai, T. (2009) Fly-wheel model exhibits the hither and thither motion of a bouncing ball. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 44(8), 905-912.

Bódai, T., Fenwick, A. J., and Wiercigroch, M. (2009) New graphical techniques for studying acoustic ray stability. Journal of Sound and Vibration 324(3-5), 850-860.

Bódai, T., Fenwick, A. J., and Wiercigroch, M. (2009) Ray stability for background sound speed profiles with transition. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 19(9), 2953-2964.

Bódai, T., Fenwick, A. J., and Wiercigroch, M. (2008) Ray chaos in underwater acoustics and its application. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 18(5), 1579-1587. (figure in colour selected for the front page graphics of the printed journal)

 

CV

Education

2004 – 2009             PhD in Engineering Sciences

                                 School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen

                                 Thesis title: Nonlinear ray dynamics in underwater acoustics

 

1999 – 2004             MSc in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours)

                                 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

                                 Budapest University of Technology and Economics

2002 – 2004             Specialised in Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics 

                                 Thesis title: Nonlinear dynamics of a pneumatic valve

Employment

2011 September –    Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems

2013 January

 

2010 June –              Department of Theoretical Physics, Loránd Eötvös University

2011 August

 

2008 January –         Green Ocean Energy Limited, UK

2010 May