Curriculum vitae
Gábor Simonyi

Born: Budapest, 1963


Presently: Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, since 1989;

Part time: Department of Information Theory and Computer Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (1995--2009 associate professor, 2009-- professor); I was teaching there on contracts since the fall of 1991;

1986-1989: Doctoral student at the Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences;

Academic year 1992-93: Postdoctoral fellow at DIMACS Center, New Jersey, USA.


DSc. (Mathematics), Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2009;

Ph.D. (CSc.) in mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1991;

Diploma in electrical engineering, Technical University of Budapest, 1986.


Alfréd Rényi Prize of the Mathematical Institute of HAS, 1995;

Academy Prize for Junior Researchers of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1995;

Géza Grünwald Prize of the János Bolyai Mathematical Society, 1990

Higher Educational Prize of the Ministry of Education, 1987;

Short term leaves:

ENST, Paris, France, two months in 1987 and six months in 1987-88;

I have been visiting for shorter periods (one to three months) the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa in Israel, University of Bielefeld in Germany, CNR IASI and Universitá La Sapienza in Rome, Italy, Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, Canada.

Research interest:

My research interest includes graph theory, information theory, extremal combinatorics, and in particular, the behaviour of information theoretic functionals on graphs.