Gabor Toth

Gabor Toth

Research Professor


1424C Climate & Space Research Building
2455 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143

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  • M.S. in Physics and Translation of Technical English, Eotvos Uninversity, Hungary, 1989.
  • Ph.D. in Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 1993

Research Interests

Algorithm and code development for space and plasma physics simulations.

  • Leading role in the development of Space Weather Modeling Framework that can couple and execute about a dozen different space physics models modeling domains from the surface of the Sun to the upper atmosphere of the Earth.
  • Developer of the BATS-R-US code, a multi-physics and multi-application MHD code using block-adaptive grids.
  • Software architect for the Center for Radiative Shock Hydrodynamics. The center’s work involves modeling radiative shocks created by high energy lasers.
  • Design and implementation of the Versatile Advection Code, a general purpose publically available hydrodynamics and MHD code.


  • Research Faculty Achievement Award, University of Michigan, 2008
  • Bolyai Fellowship of the the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1997-1999
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Hungarian Science Foundation, 1997-1999
  • Undergraduate Fellowship of the Hungarian Republic, 1987