Date and place of birth:  December 25, 1959, Budapest 
Marital status:  married, 2 children 
Nationality:  Hungarian 
2007  Habilitation at Eötvös Loránd University Thesis: The KneserPoulsen Conjecture (in Hungarian). 

1988  Candidate of Mathematical Sciences (slightly higher than PhD) Thesis: Frobenius Lie Algebras and their Representations (Moscow 1988), supervisor: Prof. A.A. Kirillov. 

1984 1987  Postgraduate studies at Moscow State University Research topic: Orbit method in the representation theory of Lie groups and Lie algebras, symplectic geometry, supervisor: Prof. A. A. Kirillov. Scholarship from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 

1984  Mathematician and specialized English translator diploma (equivalent to MSc degree) Thesis: Exotic spheres (Budapest 1984), supervisor: Prof. A. Szűcs. 

1979  1984  Studies in Mathematics at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest 19801984 Specialized English Translator supplementary studies. Graduate level specialization: differential topology and combinatorics, advisors: Prof. A. Szűcs and Prof. M. Simonovits. Honors & Prizes


1974  1978  Fazekas Mihály Secondary School, Budapest (with mathematics II specialization)
Prizes won in mathematical competitions

1988   Dept. of Geometry, Inst. of Mathematics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Teaching duties: Courses and Practices for PhD, graduate and undergraduate students:
Instruction of PhD students and graduate students' MSc Thesis in math and math education. 

1989   Budapest Semesters in Mathematics, lecturer Teaching duties: Topics in geometry, Differential geometry, Algebraic topology, Differential topology and Algebraic geometry courses and reading courses for undergraduate students from the US. 

2004   Dept. of Mathematics and its Applications, Central European University,
Budapest, adjunct faculty member. Teaching duties: Coordination of PhD level courses on Geometry, Differential Geometry and Lie Goups and Lie Algebras, instruction of PhD students in the field of differential geometry. 

2004   Center of Computational & Discrete Geometry, University of Calgary, exterior member. 

1992 Fall  State University of Ghent, (Belgium), guest lecturer. Teaching duties: Graduate level one semester courses on Differential geometry and Algebraic Topology. 
Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Conference on Differential Geometry and Physics, Budapest, August 29Sept 2, 2005.  
Member of the Organizing Committee of the Calgary Workshop in Discrete Geometry, a conference in honor of Károly Bezdek on his 50th year, May 1314, 2005, University of Calgary.  
Member of the Mathematics Program Committee at Eötvös University.  
Member of the Applied Mathematics Program Committee at Eötvös University.  
Coordinator of the courses of the Differential Geometry track for math majors at Eötvös University.  
Refereeing papers submitted to Hungarian mathematical journals.  
Participation in several scientific qualifying committees. 
Széchenyi Professorial Scholarship (20002003), granted by the Hungarian Ministry of Education.  
Bolyai János Scholarship (1999), granted by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.  
Bolyai Farkas Scholarship (1999), granted by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. 
OTKA (National Research and Science Foundation)  
20042007 OTKA T047102 Research in Differential geometry, project leader.  
20022005 OTKA T037752 Discrete geometry, team member.  
20002003 OTKA T032478 Differential geometry and its applications, project leader.  
19972000 OTKA T025337 Real and hypercomplex representations of kinematical systems, team member.  
19951998 OTKA T017314 Geometry and its applications, team member.  
19911994 OTKA 2505 Geometry, team member.  
FKFP (Grant for Research Development in Higher Education)  
FKFP0152/1997 Geometry, team member. 
Differential geometry and its applications. Riemannian geometry. Volume variation formulae and the KneserPoulsen conjecture. Lie groups, Lie algebras, and their representation. Symplectic geometry and the orbit method.  
Discrete geometry. 
Bolyai János Mathematical Society. 
Fluent reading, writing and speaking in English and Russian. 