Péter Petreczky received his Ph.D. in 1999 from Eötvös University in Budapest. From 1999 to 2002 he was a postdoc at the University of Bielefeld in Germany. He joined Brookhaven National Laboratory in 2002 as a Distinguished Goldhaber Fellow. He became a tenured scientist at BNL in 2010. Between 2003 and 2005 he was also a RIKEN-BNL Fellow. His research interests include thermal field theory, lattice QCD, and heavy ion phenomenology.