MTA-BME Research Group






Curriculum vitae | Research interests | Publications | Taught subjects | Proposed topics




Education / Work

2012 - 2019 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, dean
2012 - MTA–BME Research Group for Composite Science and Technology (group leader)
2001 - Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Polymer Engineering (beetwen 2001-2014 head of department and from 2006 professor)
1999 - 2001 Technical University of Budapest, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Machine Design, associate professor
1996 - 1999 Technical University of Budapest, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Machine Design, first assistant
1991 - 1997 More times (total: 2 years) guest researcher, Universität Kaiserslautern, Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe
1988 - 1996 Technical University of Budapest, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Machine Design, professor assistant

Scientific degrees

2019 Full member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2013 Corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2005 DSc, Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Basalt fiber reinforced polymer composites
2002 Habilitation, Budapest University of Technology and Economics: Failure mechanism of polymers and polymer composites
1997 PhD Thesis, Technical University of Budapest: The damage zone size and the crack propagation in reinforced polypropylene systems
1994 Dr.-univ Thesis, Technical University of Budapest: Investigation of the failure mode in reinforced polymers

Prizes, acknowledgements, scholarships

2019 The Best Teacher Prize of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
2018 Széchenyi Prize
2016 The Best Teacher Prize of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
2013 Hungarian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Medal for the scientific voluntary work
2013 The Best Teacher Prize of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
2012 Ipolyi Arnold Award (HSRF)
2012 Charles Simonyi Reserach Scholarship
2011 Hungarian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Medal for the scientific voluntary work
2011 Pro Progressio Foundation Teacher Scholarship
2011 Acknowledgement from President of Hungarian Academy and Sciences, further from Minister of Education for the guide of Pro Sciencia Gold Medal students work
2010 Hungarian Academy of Sciences candidate of cerrespondent member
2009 Hungarian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Medal for the Development of Technics
2006 National Research and Innovation Office, Öveges József Scholarship
2005 Acknowledgement from Minister of Education for the guide of students work
2005 Pro Progressio Foundation Teacher Prize
2005 Master Teacher Gold Medal Award
2004 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Scholarship
2003 Ministry of Education, Széchenyi István Scholarship
2003 Student Research Work Medal (BUTE)
2001 Hungarian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineers, Technical Literature Award
2000 Ministry of Education, Széchenyi Professor Scholarship
1998 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Bolyai János Research Scholarship
1998 Honourable mention from Rector of the Technical University of Budapest

Number of the projects lead: 63

Tutorial activity

Completed PhD: 19

Running PhD: 4

Completed Diplom: 69

Running Diplom: 3

Completed Diplom: 36

Running Diplom: 2

Completed SSC: 56

Statistics of publications

Total number of publications: 258

Number of Hungarian publications: 79

Number of publications in foreign language: 179

Number of publications with impact factor: 112

Impact factor: 204.813

Total number of independent citations: 4194

Number of independent citations in SCI: 2753

h-index: 36

Memberships

2019 - Supervisory Board member of Hungarian Accreditation Committee (MAB)
2017 - Scientific Council member of Hungarian Scientific Bibliography (MTMT)
2015 - Presidential Committee member of Publications of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2014 - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Committee of Machine Structure
2014 - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Committee of Material Science and Technology
2014 - Member of Presidency of Hungarian Association of Materials Science
2011 - 2017 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Council of Doctors
2011 - Member of presidency of Hungarian Association of Plastics Industry
2010 - 2013 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Committee of Nomination
2010 - Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Editorial Board
2010 - Deputy-Chairman of the Committee of Habilitation and the Council of Doctors of Pattantyús-Ábrahám Géza Doctoral School of Mechanical Engineering Science
2010 - 2012 Secretary General of the European Society for Composite Materials
2008 - 2014 President of the Scientific Committee of Fiber- and Composite Technology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences,
2008 - 2011 President of the jury of award of Section of Mechanical and Metallurgy Engineering of Hungarian Scientific Research Fund
2008 - 2016 Elected Council Member of the European Society for Composite Materials
2008 - 2019 Elected member of Senate of Budapest University of Technology and Economics
2007 - 2013 Representative of Doctors of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2007 - Editor of Journal of eXPRESS Polymer Letters
2007 - 2012 President of the Hungarian Association of the Manufacturers of Reinforced Plastic Materials
2006 - 2010 Hungarian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineers, Section of Material Testers
2005 - 2008 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Committee of Machine Structure
2005 - Hungarian Academy of Engineers
2005 - Scientific Editorial Board of Journal of Review of Plastic Industry
2005 - 2014 President of the Editorial Board of Journal of Plastics and Rubber
2004 - Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
2002 - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Committee of Fiber- and Composite Technology (2005-2008 secretary)
2002 - 2011 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Complex Committee of Material Science and Technology
1990 - Hungarian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineers, Section of Plastic

Languages

1991 German (passive)
1989 English

Family

  Married, four children


© 2014 BME Department of Polymer Engineering - Created by: Dr. Romhány Gábor