Szabolcs Berezvai received Excellent Teacher Prize of BME

Assistant professor Szabolcs Berezvai received the Excellent Teacher Prize of BME. This prize is awarded based on the recommendation of University Students' Representation to professors who are in the first five places in the Student Opinion Survey (OHV). Congratulations!


Hanna Zsófia Horváth won the MT180 competition

Our colleague Hanna Zsófia Horváth won first prize at the national round of "MT180 - My dissertation in 180 seconds" competition organised by the French Institute of Budapest and ESSCA-Budapest. With this result she made it to the competition of Central European universities. The title of her presentation was "Vibrations of anholonomic systems". Hanna's supervisor is Dénes Takács, and Margit Bende helped her to prepare to the competition.


Gábor Stépán is Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Gábor Stépán was elected as a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) at the CAS General Assembly held on November 16th, 2023. With this prof. Stepan is the first ever Hungarian member of CAS. Details...


Three of our colleagues won NKFI (OTKA) grants

Dr. András Szekrényes received funding for OTKA research project with title "Fracture, stability and nonlinear dynamics of laminated structures with material defect", Dr. Dénes Takács received funding for OTKA young research project titled "Identifying driver behavior to predict the motion of micromobility vehicles", Dr. Henrik Sykora received funding for postdoc project titled "Physics-based data-driven modelling of stochastic nonsmooth systems". Congratulations!


Margit Bende received the Educational Service Memorial Medal

The Ministry of Human Resources awarded Margit Bende the Educational Service Memorial Medal for 40 years of high-quality teaching of applied mechanics in several languages, and for her outstanding role in building and developing BME's international relations.


András Szekrényes is appointed university professor

On the proposal of János Csák, Minister of Culture and Innovation, President of Hungary Katalin Novák appointed our colleague Dr. András Szekrényes as a university professor as of September 1, 2023. Congratulations!


Gábor Stépán won the Lyapunov Award

The ASME Design Engineering Division has awarded the Lyapunov Award every two years to mechanical engineers who have contributed to the field of nonlinear dynamics with outstanding research results. This year, the prize was awarded to Professor Gábor Stépán, who received the award at the ASME IDETC/CIE 2023 Congress in Boston. The title of his plenary lecture was From the Delayed Mathieu Equation to the Stability of High-Speed Milling Processes.
The list of previous awardees can be seen here.


Gábor Stépán received the Bolyai Prize

Professor Gábor Stépán received the 2023 Bolyai Prize, the most prestigious scientific award in Hungary. The prize is awarded biannually to one person: "who achieved internationally outstanding results in the field of scientific research, development, youth education, and the utilization of the results in socio-economic life." The award was given by the President of the Hungarian Republic, Katalin Novák.
More details at (in Hungarian).


Szabolcs Berezvai received Bolyai János Research Scholarship

Our colleague, Dr. Szabolcs Berezvai has been awarded the MTA Bolyai János Research Scholarship. Congratulations on this prestigious award, and we wish him good luck for the next 3 years of research!


Dóra Patkó received MT180 award

Our PhD student, Dora Patkó was awarded at the national round of the "MT180 - My dissertation in 180 seconds" competition organised by the French Institute of Budapest and ESSCA-Budapest with her presentation on the nonlinear dynamics of human gaiting, running and hopping. Dora's supervisor is Ambrus Zelei, and Margit Bende helped her to prepare to the competition. Congratulations!


Gábor Stépán received the Jedlik Ányos-award

Prof. Gábor Stépán recieved the Ányos Jedlik award, which is the most prestigous national award to acknowledge outstanding inventory work and efficient patenting activity.
The short video about prof. Stépán's work and the colleagues who are co-authors in various patents can be seen here.


András Szekrényes awarded the Hungarian Order of Merit Knight's Cross

Our colleague, Dr. András Szekrényes has been awarded the Hungarian Order of Merit Knight's Cross in recognition of his novel scientific results in the development of the mechanical models of delaminated plates and shells with material faults and his outstanding educational and teaching activities. Congratulations!


Gábor Stépán's webinar talk

Prof. Gábor Stépán has given a a webinar talk at the Seminar series of the D1 journal Nonlinear Dynamics on 15th of March.


Richárd Wohlfart recieved Academic Patent Award

Our colleage, Richárd Wohlfart received Academic Patent Award form the the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Patent Office for his excellent work in combining research and industrial application for several decades. Congratulations!
The ceremony can be viewed here.


András Bártfai received student conference award

András Bártfai (supervisor Dr. Zoltán Dombóvári) received student award at the ASME Multibody Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics Conference for his paper titled "Stability of a one-degree-of-freedom robot model with sampled digital acceleration feedback controller in turning". Congratulations!