Scientific News

It has been a tradition for the past decades that numerous members of our staff have been contributing successfully in various topics to the management and work committees of the most relevant international scientific organisations. Now two of our researchers have been awarded by a significant forum.

ERCIM offers fellowships for PhD holders from all over the world. The next round is open!

Deadline for applications: 30 September 2016.
Topics cover most disciplines in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Applied Mathematics.
Fellowships are of 12-month duration spent in one ERCIM member institute.
Detailed description of the programme and the application form is  here .

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The most prestigious state award in the field of sciences was handed over by János Áde r, President of Hungary in the presence of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on 15 March 2016, in the Cupola Hall of the Parliament Building.

Started in January 2016, the  EXCELL project ( Actions for Excellence in Smart Cyber-Physical Systems applications through exploitation of Big Data in the context of Production Control and Logistics ) foresees the collaboration of researchers from four European countries (Hungary, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium) in the field of Cyber-Physical Systems and Big Data applications serving production and logistics networks.

Invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade , the Laboratory on Engineering and Management Intelligence of MTA SZTAKI participated as an exhibitor at Science Agora , Tokyo, Japan.

The General Assembly of acatech (Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften, National Academy of Science and Engineering) elected Prof. László Monostori , Director of SZTAKI to member of the Academy.

The International Association for Pattern Recognition 's current newsletter (Volume 37, Number 3, July 2015.) contains an interview with Tamás Szirányi , Head of Distributed Events Analysis Research Laboratory about his IAPR fellowship , research results and scientific role in the field of vide

The CloudBroker platform, as the output of the SCI-BUS project has been ranked as no.

The Institute, with its „Centre of Excellence in Production Informatics and Control (EPIC)” application submitted with two faculties of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), i.e., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering ; with three outstanding institutes of the Fraunhofer Society (FhG) in the field of production (IPA-Stuttgar

From January 2015, László Monostori has been appointed to director of MTA SZTAKI by László Lovász, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

We have the pleasure to congratulate him on his new appointment and wishing him a successful mission.

The President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences welcomed the Technical Lead from the US Office of Naval Research and Deputy from Office of Defense Cooperation to discuss extending the research collaboration between Hungary and the United States of America. Charles J. Holland and Nilesh J. Christian visited László Lovász in his office at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

The Research Laboratory on Engineering & Management Intelligence as the coordinator of the project hosted the kick-off meeting of the RobustPlaNet project.

On the occasion of the 60th birthday of Professor László Monostori , an international scientific workshop was held on 11th October, 2013, at Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). Distinguished speakers put the topic of cyber-physical production systems (CPPS) into a historical context and presented their view on challenges, prospects and evolution trends of CPPS.

Congratulation to Professor László Monostori , Deputy Director Research of the  Computer and Automation Research Institute , Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA SZTAKI), for his selection as member of the Engineering and Technological Sciences (ENGITECH) Scientific Committee of  Science Europe .

On December 5 and 6, 2012, a high level delegation of Hitachi’s Yokohama Research Laboratory (YRL) visited MTA SZTAKI. YRL and the Engineering and Management Intelligence (EMI) Research Laboratory of MTA SZTAKI run an extremely fruitful cooperation for the benefit of both parties.

Through mobilising the knowledge base of Hungarian research and education institutes, the innovation of automotive transport and industrial developments will be promoted through the consortium agreement signed by the Academy in MTA main building by MTA Computer and Automation Research Institute, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (TUC), the Szent István University of Gödöllő (SZIE), Robert Bosch Elektronika Ltd. in Hatvan, and Robert Bosch Ltd.

We are happy to announce that the 3rd IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (IEEE CogInfoCom2012) will be held in Kosice, Slovakia at the premises of the Technical University of Kosice, on 2-5 December, 2012.

Last Friday night in September is dedicated again to curiosity for the sciences: Researchers’ Night – supported by the EU – is a popular pan-European event giving the opportunity to meet science and have a glimpse behind the scenes through “fun” activities. It also aims at showing the public, and mainly young people the advantages of pursuing a research career. As more and more organizations have joined this event since it started in 2005, this September nearly sixty institutes, laboratories and museums welcome visitors in Hungary.

Prof. József Bokor, Director in Science of the Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA SZTAKI) visited the headquarters of one of the most prestigious research institutes of Japan, the National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT) where he was warmly welcomed by Dr. Hiroshi Kumagai (Vice President), Dr. Yasuhiro Koyama (Director) and Mr. Masahiko Fujimoto (Executive Director).