Resume

Present position, status

Institute of Nuclear Techniques, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
2011-2012 Associate professor
2012- Professor
Faculty of Natural Sciences, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
2013 Vice dean (international and scientific affairs)

Place and date of birth

Budapest, Hungary, 1968 December 29

Education, degrees

1993 Civil engineering MSc, Technical University of Budapest
1995 Physics MSc, Eötvös University
1999 PhD, Technical University of Budapest
2009 Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2010 Habilitation, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
2019 Corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Languages

English, state examination, intermediate level, 1987 (fluency in read, write, speak)
Spanish, state examination, intermediate level, 1998

Grants and awards

1987 National Physics Competition for Secondary Schools, 7th place
1999-2002 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Bolyai János Research Grant
2002-2004 Office of Higher Education Projects, György Békésy Research Grant no. BÖ 40/2002
2003 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Bolyai plaquette
2004-2006 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Bolyai János Research Grant
2007 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Certificate of Merit from the Board of the Bolyai Grant
2011 Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom, Telford Premium Award for outstanding paper
2018 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Academy Award
2018 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Dean’s laudation

Previous employment, status

Research Group for Computational Mechanics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
1995-1997 Research assistant
Department of Structural Mechanics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
1997-1998 Lecturer
1998-2004 Assistant professor
2004-2011 Associate professor

Visiting scientist

1996 Fachgebiet Holzbau, Universitat GH Essen, Essen, Germany (5.5 months)
1997 Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain (6 weeks)
2001-2002 Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA (10 months)
2006-2008 Centre for Applied Dynamics Research, Department of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK (2 years)
2013 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA (3 weeks)
2014 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA (4 weeks)

Scholarships

1997-1998 Soros Foundation, Native Ph. D. Candidate Scholarship no. 230/578: Examination of spatially chaotic equilibrium states of chains
1997 European Science Foundation, Transport Processes in the Atmosphere and the Oceans (TAO), exchange grant no. 97/16: Dynamical systems analysis of buoy dispersion measurements from different sites and at different scales
2001-2002 The Thomas Cholnoky Foundation, Dr Imre Korányi Civil Engineering Scholarship
2006-2007 Medical Research Council of the United Kingdom, Discipline Hopping Award: The dynamics of in-stent restenosis processes

Teaching experience

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Lectures: Dynamics, Physics for civil engineers, Applied mechanics, Chaos theory, Nonlinear dynamics
Tutorials: Statics, Strength of materials, Elasticity, Dynamics, Structural analysis

University of Aberdeen

Electricity and magnetism

Students

2004-2007 Attila Kocsis, PhD in 2009
2008-2010 András Bibó, PhD in 2013
2013-2016 Lili Eszter Laczák, PhD in 2017
2010- Ferenc Fekete
2019- Layth Sayyid Salman Al-Rukaibawi

Professional activity

Memberships

1998 Member of European Geophysical Society
2002-2005 Member of the American Physical Society
2005 Member of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
2006 Member European Geosciences Union
2014- European Cooperation in Science and Technology, Action MP 1305 on Flowing matter, Member of Management Committee
2011, 2013-2019 Outreach Member of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
1999-2001 Managing editor of Acta Technica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
2000- Member of the Section of Technical Sciences at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2005- Secretary of the Engineering, Architecture and Transportation Science Topical Group, Section of Technical Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2008- Member of the Committee of Mechanics of Solid Bodies, Section of Technical Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2013-2021 Member of the Advisory Board of the Bolyai Research Grant, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2005-2006 Member of the Postdoctoral Committee of the National Scientific Research Fund of Hungary
2013-2014 Member of the Mechanical, civil, transportation engineering and architectural jury of the National Scientific Research Fund of Hungary
2015-2016 Member of the Mechanical, civil, transportation engineering and architectural jury of the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund of Hungary
2016-2017 Chairman of the Mechanical, civil, transportation engineering and architectural jury of the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund of Hungary
2018 Member of the Postdoctoral Committee of the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund of Hungary
2017 Member of the Mathematics and Science Jury of the Momentum Programme of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2016-2019 MVM Paks Nuclear Power Plant Ltd, Scientific Advisory Board on Structural Integrity
2011- Core member of the Pál Csonka Doctoral School, Faculty of Architecture, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
2013- Member of the Council of the Pál Csonka Doctoral School, Faculty of Architecture, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
2016- Member of the Habilitation Committee and Doctoral Council of Arcitectural Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
1997-2000 Member of Lecture Note Committee, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Budapest

Referee

Journals: Structural Optimization, Periodica Polytechnica, Ecological Complexity, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Europhysics Letters, Tellus, Ecology, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Physica D, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review E, International Journal of Non-linear Mechanics, European Physical Journal – Special Topics, Chaos, Építés- Építészettudomány, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, New Journal of Physics, Engineering and Computational Mechanics, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Journal of Physics A, An International Journal of Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Physics of Fluids, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, PLOS One, Complexity, ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics.
2003- Referree for the Hungarian National Scientific Research Fund
2007 Referee for Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Dissertations: Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DSc), Budapest University of Technology and Economics (PhD), Eötvös University (PhD)

Conference organisation

1994 Dynamics Days ’94, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
1998 Conference on Numerical Methods and Computational Mechanics ’98, Miskolc, Hungary, co-organiser
2000 Conference on Symmetry and Stability in Nonlinear Mechanics with Interdisciplinary Applications, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2007 Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: Advances and Perspectives, a conference on the occasion of Prof. Celso Grebogi’s 60th birthday, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, co-organiser
2013 Applied Mathematics Day 2013, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2014 Applied Mathematics Day 2014, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2015 Applied Mathematics Day 2015, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2016 Applied Mathematics Day 2016, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2017 Applied Mathematics Day 2017, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2017 9th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2018 Applied Mathematics Day 2018, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser
2019 Applied Mathematics Day 2019, Budapest, Hungary, co-organiser