CURRICULUM VITAE


PERSONAL DATA
 
NAME: Ferenc Friedler
BIRTH DATE: 1953
TITLE: Professor 

 

DEGREES

Diploma (MSc equivalent), University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary (Mathematics), 1977

CSc, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary (Chemical Engineering), 1990

dr. Univ., University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary (Chemical Engineering), 1991

DSc, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Chemical Engineering), 1995

Dr. habil., University of Veszprem (Information Technology), 1999
 
 

FIELDS OF RESEARCH COMPETENCE

Systems Engineering

Operations Research
 
 

AWARDS

Knight's Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (The President of the Republic of Hungary), Budapest, Hungary, 2003

László Kalmár Prize (John von Neumann Computer Science Society), Budapest, Hungary, 2003

Prima Prize, Veszprém County, Hungary, 2006

Polinszky Prize, Veszprém, Hungary, 2006

Neumann Prize (John von Neumann Computer Science Society), Budapest, Hungary, 2007

Leó Szilárd Professorship, Budapest, Hungary, 2008

Dennis Gabor Prize, Budapest, Hungary, 2008

Silver Plaquette, Regional Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Veszprém, Hungary, 2009

Széchenyi Prize, Budapest, Hungary, 2010

Bolyai Memorial Award, Budapest, Hungary, 2010

Egerváry Jenő Memorial Award, Hungarian Operations Research Society, Budapest, Hungary, 2010
 
 

EXPERIENCE (SINCE 1990)

Head, Department of Systems Engineering, Chemical Engineering Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Veszprém, Hungary, 1990-1997

Part-time Researcher, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA, 1990-1999

Associate Professor, University of Veszprém, Hungary, 1993-1999

Head, Department of Computer Science and Systems Technology (former Department of Computer Science), University of Veszprém - University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary, 1995-present

Professor, University of Veszprém - University of Pannonia, 1999-present

Chairman, Information Technology PhD Program, University of Veszprém - University of Pannonia, 2000-present

Visiting Professor, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK, 2002-2008

Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Veszprém - University of Pannonia, 2003-2011

Professor, Budapest Tech Polytechnical Institution, Budapest, 2003-2008

Visiting Professor, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2005

Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, 2010-2012

Rector, University of Pannonia, 2011-2015
 
 
PUBLICATIONS: 150
PRESENTATION AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES: 239
CITATIONS: 777
PATENTS: 2
SUPERVISION OF RESEARCH PROJECTS (SINCE 1995): 57

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, U.S.A.

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Technische Universität Graz, Graz, Austria

Imperial College, London, UK

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Development of P-graph and S-graph frameworks (Co-founder)

Supervision of the development of a quality assuarance system for four pharmaceutical companies, 1990-1994

Founding Head of Department of Computer Science, University of Veszprém, 1995

Establishment of PhD Program on Information Technology, University of Veszprém, 2000

Pál Erdős Student Recruiting Centre, 2001

Founding Dean of Faculty of Information Technology, University of Veszprém, 2003

VOCAL "Veszprém Optimization Conference: Advanced Algorithms", biannual conference series, 2004-present

HONORS

Scientific Secretary, Regional Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Veszprém, 1996-2002

Member, Information Technology Committee, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1996-2005

Széchenyi Professorship, Minister of Education, Hungary, 1997-2001

Vaaler Awards for the industrial implementation of the research results, Chemical Process Industries Exposition (Chem Show), New York, U.S.A., 1997

Chairman, Operations Research Working Party, Regional Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Veszprém, 1997-2006

Co-chair, Working Party on Computer Application in Systems Technology, Hungarian Chemical Society, 1998-present

Science Fellow, British Council, 1999.

Co-chair, PRES (International Conference on Process Integration, Modeling and Optimization for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction), Budapest, Hungary, May 31 - June 2, 1999

Vice-Chair, Scientific Committee, PRES (International Conference on Process Integration, Modeling and Optimization for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction), 2000-present (yearly)

Representative of Hungary, Computer Aided Process Engineering Working Party, European Federation of Chemical Engineering, 2001-present

Member of the Information Technology Committee, Hungarian Accreditation Committee, 2001-2003, 2007-2010

Member of the Scientific Board, University of Miskolc, Hungary, 2001-present

Chairman, Electrical Engineering and Electronics Jury, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund, 2002-2005

Vice-President, Regional Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Veszprém, 2002-2008

Member of the Board of Trustees, Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Reserch, 2002-2005

Member of Editorial Board, Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, 2004-present

External Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2004-present

Member, John von Neumann Computer Society, Hungary, 2004-present

Member, The János Bolyai Mathematical Society, 2004-present

Chair, Organizing Committee, Veszprém Optimization Conference: Advanced Algorithms (VOCAL), Veszprém, Hungary, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010

Chair, Information Technology Committee, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2005-present

Editor, Applied Thermal Engineering, 25(7), 953-1096 (May 2005) (Process integration, modeling and optimization for energy saving and pollution reduction, Edited by J. Klemes and F. Friedler)

Editor, Energy, 31(13), 2257-2512 (October 2006) (Double Special Issue: 2nd Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems / PRES 03 and PRES 2004 Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, Dubrovnik, Croatia / Hamilton, Canada and Prague, Czech Republic, Edited by N. Afgan, Z. Bogdan, N. Duic, Z. Guzovic, J. Klemes, F. Friedler, and N. Lior).

Editor, Energy, 33(6), 837-988 (June 2008) (PRES 2006, 9th Conference of Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, Prague, Czech Republic, 27-31 August 2006, Edited by J. Klemes and F. Friedler)

Member of Editorial Board, Computational Management Science, 2007-present

Member, National Council for Communications and Information Technology, 2008-2010

Member, Hungarian Academy of Engineering, 2008-present

Editor, Journal of Cleaner Production, 17(10), 889-970 (July 2009) (Early-Stage Energy Technologies for Sustainable Future: Assessment, Development, Application, Edited by J. Klemes, V. Dovi, and F. Friedler)

Member of Editorial Board, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2009-present

Editor, Applied Thermal Engineering, 30(1), 1-76 (January 2010) (Selected Papers from the 11th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reducton, Edited by J. J. Klemes and F. Friedler)

President, Committee for Information Sciences, Hungarian Rectors' Conference, 2010-present
 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS


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