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engineering studies educator

István Farkas, Hungarian engineering studies educator. Member of EFCE Drying WP (chairman 1996—2000), ISES Europe (president 2001-2003), The International Federation of Automatic Control Agricultural TC (chairman 1996—2002).

Background

Farkas, István was born on June 28, 1951 in Sormás, Hungary. Son of István and Ilona (Németh) Farkas.

Education

Master of Science, Technology University, Budapest, Hungary, 1975. Special engineering degree, Technology University, Budapest, Hungary, 1976. Dr.techn., Technology University, Budapest, Hungary, 1977.

Doctor of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1985. Doctor of Science, Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1993. Habil technology, University Agriculture, Gödölló, Hungary, 1994.

Career

Research fellow University Agriculture, Gödölló, 1975-1980, Doctor of Philosophy fellow, 1980-1983, assistant professor, 1983-1986, associate professor, 1986-1994, professor, head department, since 1994. Visiting researcher Technology University, Helsinki, Finland, 1990. Visiting professor University Agriculture, Vienna, Austria, 1990-1991.

Coordinator Joule project European Union, Gödölló, 1994-1997, director Tempus project, 1995-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor ISES World Congress Proceedings, 1993. Guest editor special issue Drying Technology Journal, 1996, MATCOM, 1998, 2001, COMPAG, 2000, 03. Patentee complex solar drying system.

Membership

Member of EFCE Drying WP (chairman 1996—2000), ISES Europe (president 2001-2003), The International Federation of Automatic Control Agricultural TC (chairman 1996—2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Excursions, swimming, reading.

Connections

Married Mária Fekete, September 7, 1974. Children: Zsuzsa, Kata.

father:
István Farkas

mother:
Ilona (Németh) Farkas

spouse:
Mária Fekete

children:
Zsuzsa Farkas

Kata Farkas