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!


Illés Vörös received two conference awards

Our PhD student, Illés Vörös received the best paper award with his publication on the topic of self-driving vehicle dynamics at the AVEC'2022 conference. He also received the young author award at the IFAC TDS 2022 conference.


Dr. Attila Kossa won NKFI (OTKA) grant!

Dr. Attila Kossa received funding for OTKA research project with title "Mechanics of Functional Biomaterials for four years. Congratulations!


Dénes Takács received Bolyai János Research Scholarship

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


Giuseppe Habib is a winner of the MTA Lendület!

Dr. Giuseppe Habib will soon start a new research team at our department. The title of his application is "Dynamical integrity assessment of real-life engineering systems". This year 19 new Lendület research group is established, for details see the website of MTA.