CURRICULUM VITAE


Name:         Dezső MIKLÓS
Born:           October 28th, 1957, Budapest, Hungary
Nationality:  Hungarian
Affiliation:   Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
                      H-1364 Budapest P.O.B. 127, Hungary
                      Street address: H-1053 Budapest, V. Reáltanoda utca 13-15., Hungary
                      Phone: 36-1-483-8321, fax: 36-1-483-8333
                      e-mail: dezso@renyi.hu

Education
1984-1986. Ohio State University
  Major:  Combinatorics
 Degree:  Ph. D.
  Thesis: Some results related to a conjecture of Chvatal
1977-1982 Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest
 Major: Mathematics
 Degree: M. Sc.

Employment
1984-  Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
         1996-recent Scientific Deputy Director (responsible for project planning, applications and
                                                 management, budget and planning, applications of research, infrastructural
                                                 investment)
         1994-1995 Head of Department
         1994- Senior researcher
         1987- Researcher
         1984- Junior researcher

1984-86 Ohio State University, Department of Mathematics
         1984-85          University Fellow
         1985-86          Teaching Assistant

1990- Budapest Semester in Mathematics program (BSM is a  joint study abroad program with St. Olaf College offered for American and Canadian undergraduates in their junior or senior years having mathematics major)
         2001-             Hungarian Director of the program
         1999-2000 Acting Director
         1990-recent   Professor

2001-2002 Interim director of the PhD program in Mathematics at the Central European University (CEU is a Budapest (Hungary) based, USA (New York State) accredited postgraduate university establishing Master and PhD programs in social sciences, humanities and sciences)

Teaching experience
1981-84 Instructor (Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest, taught courses: Combinatorics)
1985-86 Teaching Assistant (Ohio State University, taught courses: undergraduate calculus)
1987-90 Lecturer (Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest, taught courses: Combinatorics and Algebraic Combinatorics)
1990- Professor (Budapest Semesters in Mathematics, taught courses: introductory and advanced Combinatorics)

Research interest
Combinatorics, extremal set theory, coding theory, cryptography and cryptology, data base theory

Other activities:
? Editor of Studia Scientiarum Mathematicarum Hungarica
? Editor of several conference volumes on combinatorics and information theory
? Managing editor of the book series: “Bolyai Society Mathematical Studies” published jointly with Springer-Verlag (Berlin/Heidelberg)

International research centres visited:

1986.  University of Santiago de Chile, Chile
1987. Banach School of Mathematics, Warsaw, Poland
1987. University of Paris VI (Pierre and Marie Curie University), Paris, France
1987.  University of Grenoble, France
1989.  University of Bonn, Germany
1989.  Mathematical Institute of the Cuban Academy of Sci., Havana, Cuba
1990. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,
         Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and Delhi,
         Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, INDIA
1991. Mathematical Institute of the Korean Academy of Sciences, Phenjan, North-Korea
1993, 1994 University of Grenoble, France
2000, 2001 University of Grenoble, France

Project participation:
National research projects:
1. Several Hungarian OTKA (National Scientific Research Fund) and AKP (Academic Research Program – administrated by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences) projects in combinatorics and information theory, participant or co-ordinator (1990-recent)
2. Several bilateral (Hungarian – other countries) research grants financing mobility, participant or co-ordinator (1993-recent)
National research and development projects:
3. Several Hungarian projects for Funding state-of-the-art R&D infrastructure investment, financed by OTKA (National Scientific Research Fund) or OMFB (National Technical Development Council), co-ordinator (total project value is about 200.000 euros) (1987-recent)
4. Applied Research and Development grant of OMFB (National Technical Development Council) 1997-1999  “Mathematical modelling of curtain cutting”, co-ordinator (total value 70.000 euros)
5. National Research and Development Grant by the Research and Development Division of the Ministry of Education, 2001-, “Digital watermarking”, co-ordinator (total value 1.000.000 euros)
International projects:
6. National co-ordinator of  the EUROMATH project (1994-1997)
7. EU  5th Framework Program, «High Level Scientific Conferences», FININF (2001) acting co-ordinator
8. EU  5th Framework Program, «Confirming the  international role of Community research», call: “Support for Centres of Excellence”,  413000 euros,  ICA1-1999-70112, 2001-2003, “Mathematics in Information Society”,  co-ordinator