|Date and place of birth:||December 25, 1959, Budapest|
|Marital status:||married, 2 children|
|2007||Habilitation at Eötvös Loránd University
Thesis: The Kneser-Poulsen 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
1980-1984 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
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,
|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 29-Sept 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 13-14, 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 (2000-2003), 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)|
|2004-2007 OTKA T047102 Research in Differential geometry, project leader.|
|2002-2005 OTKA T037752 Discrete geometry, team member.|
|2000-2003 OTKA T032478 Differential geometry and its applications, project leader.|
|1997-2000 OTKA T025337 Real and hypercomplex representations of kinematical systems, team member.|
|1995-1998 OTKA T017314 Geometry and its applications, team member.|
|1991-1994 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 Kneser-Poulsen conjecture. Lie groups, Lie algebras, and their representation. Symplectic geometry and the orbit method.|
|Bolyai János Mathematical Society.|
|Fluent reading, writing and speaking in English and Russian.|