F. Szidarovszky

University of Arizona, USA

F. Szidarovszky recieved his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics at the Eotvos Lorand University of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. He also earned a second Ph.D. degree in economics from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. The Hungarian Academy of Sciences has honored him with the degrees of Candidate of Mathematical Sciences and Doctor of Engineering Sciences. After graduating in 1968, he became a Faculty Member at the Eotvos Lorand University of Sciences. He was an Assistant and later an Associate Professor at the Department of Numerical and Computer Mathematics until 1977. Then he became a Professor and Acting Head of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences of the University of Horticulture and Food Industry, Budapest, Hungary, and from 1986 he was a Professor at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Budapest University of Economic Sciences. In 1987 he moved to the USA, where, for one year, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Tex, USA, and in 1988 he was a Full Professor at the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department of the University of Arizona. From 1973, Dr. Szidarovszky was an Investigator in the first joint research project between Hungarian and American scientists sponsored by the NSF. His research interests include computer methods, decision-making, multicriteria optimization, game theory, conflict resolution, systems theory and their applications in economics, and natural resources management. He is the author of 12 books and over 200 papers in leading professional journals. He also gave presentations and short courses all over the world and has joint research projects with Japanese, Australian, and European scientists.

Biography Updated on 10 January 2011

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