Curriculum Vitae of Ferenc Friedler

PERSONAL DATA

NAME: Ferenc FRIEDLER
TITLE: Professor and Head
ADDRESS: Institute for Process Systems Engineering and Sustainability
Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Szentkirályi str. 28.
Budapest
H-1088
Hungary
E-MAIL: ferenc.friedler@ppke.hu

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC DEGREES

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

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

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

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director, Institute for Process Systems Engineering and Sustainability, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, 2016 - present

Vice-President for Innovation and General Affairs, Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office, 2015-2016

Rector, University of Pannonia, Hungary, 2011-2015

Visiting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, 2010-2012

Visiting Professor, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2005

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

Visiting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK, 2002-2008

Full Professor 1999-present (University of Pannonia, 1999-2015, Pázmány Péter Catholic University 2015-present)

Head, Department of Computer Science and Systems Technology, University of Pannonia, Hungary, 1995-2015

Part-time Researcher, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA, 1990-1999

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

Senior Research Fellow (1990-1997), Research Fellow (1982-1990), Assistant Research Fellow (1979-1982), Chemical Engineering Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1990-1997

FIELDS OF RESEARCH

Process Systems Engineering

Mathematical Modelling

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Developer of P-graph framework for chemical process synthesis

Supervisor of international and national projects on energy savings and sustainability

Founder of academic organisations (faculty, department, institute, doctoral school)

Founder of professional awards

Co-founder of Pál Erdős Talent School in Mathematics for high-school students, 2001

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member of the Board of Trustees, European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE), 2018-2019

President, Supervisory Board of the Bionics Innovation Center, 2017-present

Member of the Presidium, Hungarian Association for Innovation, 2015-2019

President, John von Neumann Computer Society, Hungary, 2013-2019

Co-Editor, Applied Thermal Engineering, 30(1), 1-76 (January 2010), Special Issue

Editor, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2011-2014

Co-Editor, Journal of Cleaner Production, 17(10), 889-970 (July 2009), Special issue

Member, Bolyai Prize Awarding Committee, 2009

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

Member, Hungarian Academy of Engineering, 2008-present

Co-Editor, Energy, 33(6), 837-988 (June 2008), Special issue

Member of Editorial Board, Computational Management Science, 2007-2013

Co-Editor, Energy, 31(13), 2257-2512 (October 2006), Special Issue

Chair, Information Technology Committee, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2005-2011

Co-Editor, Applied Thermal Engineering, 25(7), 953-1096 (May 2005), Special Issue

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

Chair, Organizing Committee, Veszprém Optimization Conference: Advanced Algorithms (VOCAL), Veszprém, Hungary, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018

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

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

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

Member of the Scientific Board, University of Miskolc, Hungary, 2001-2013

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

Member of Editorial Board, Hungarian Journal of Industrial Chemistry, 1997-2004

Supervisor of international and national R&D and innovation projects (1982-present)

HONORS AND AWARDS

Széchenyi Professorship, 1997-2001

Knight's Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, 2003

László Kalmár Prize, 2003

Memorial Plaquette of the Coat of Arms of the City of Nagykanizsa, 2004

Prima Primissima Prize, Veszprém County, 2006

Polinszky Prize, 2006

Neumann Prize, 2007

Leó Szilárd Professorship, 2008

Dennis Gabor Prize, 2008

Plaquette of the Regional Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2009

Széchenyi Prize, 2010

Bolyai Memorial Award, 2010

Egerváry Jenő Memorial Award, 2010

Honorary doctorate, National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, 2012.

PUBLICATIONS

Author of more than two Hundred international scientific journal publications cited more than four Thousand times. Author of 2 patents.

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