He is an associate professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), and the head of the Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics (TMIT) of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics (VIK).
He graduated at BME as an electrical engineer.
He is a member of the VIK's Engineering Informatics Commission and is responsible for the specializations “Media Informatics and Security” (BSc) and “Media Informatics” (MSc). Until his election as head of the department, he was the head of the TMIT Media Lab teaching and research laboratory. From 2004 to 2008 he was the strategic director of BME, and from 1999 to 2002 he was the deputy director of research and development of the BME Informatics Center.
László Kalmár, Pollák-Virág and László Kozma prize holder; In 2009, he received an IBM Faculty Award from the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. In 2002 he won the István Széchenyi Scholarship.
His assignments outside the university:
He has been the President of the Association of Telecommunications and Informatics since 2014 (member since 1985, chairman of the Economic Committee since 2008, chairman of the Media Informatics Department, vice-chairman since 2010).
Since 2014, he has been the President of the Interuniversity Center for Telecommunications and Informatics (ETIK).
Since 2010 he has been the president of the Hungarian Oracle Users Association (HOUG).
Since 2007, he has been a board member and vice-president of the Mobility and Multimedia Cluster.
He is a member of the Smart City Advisory Board of the Lechner Knowledge Center.
He has been a member of the János Neumann Computer Science Society since 1992.
In 2016, he was a consultant for the Digital Welfare Program.
From 2000 to 2010, he was a member of the National Communications and Informatics Council.
From 2008 to 2010, he was the Government Coordinator for the implementation of the European Institute of Technology and Innovation (EIT) in Budapest, as Ministerial Agent.
From 2002 to 2004, he was the chairman of the 2nd Program Council of the National Research and Development Program (NKFP) and a member of the NKFP Governing Board.
He is a member of several R&D juries: chairman of the IKTA jury, participated in the work of EU FP7 and US NSF professional juries.
Main research areas:
research on syntactic and semantic analysis of text and multimedia files,
development of technological skills for content processing and analysis (media database management, knowledge representation solutions, IPTV media systems technologies),
management and analysis of Internet content, service and data asset use issues of social networking applications: banking data modeling methodologies, scientific processing of terrestrial system data, research on immersive media technologies in a virtual space neurocognitive research workshop, etc.