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educator , Mechanical engineer

Pal Michelberger, Hungarian mechanical engineer, educator. Recipient Pattantyus prize Hungarian Society Mechanical Engineering, 1973, Eotvos L prize Minister Industry, 1994, Szechenyi prize President Hungarian Republic, 1995. Member International Federation Automotive Engineers Society, Hungarian Society Mechanical Engineering, Verein Deutsch England, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (vice president since 1993).

Background

Michelberger, Pal was born on February 4, 1930 in Vecses, Hungary. Son of Pal and Maria (Komaromy) Michelberger.

Education

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Technology University, Budapest, Hungary, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University, Budapest, Hungary, 1960. Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1970.

Career

Assistant Technology University, 1952-1956, professor, since 1968, dean, 1985-1990, president, 1990-1994. Design engineer, chief designer Ikarus Bus Factory, Budapest, 1956-1963. Department leader, technical director Trust Automobile Industry, 1963-1968.

Chairman board Hungarocamion Ltd., Budapest, 1992-1994. Chair supervisory committee Bakonymüvek Ltd., Veszprem, 1992-1995. Board directors Ikarus Bus Factory Ltd.

Captain Hungarian Air Force, 1950-1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Vehicle System Dynamics, since 1984.

Membership

Member International Federation Automotive Engineers Society, Hungarian Society Mechanical Engineering, Verein Deutsch England, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (vice president since 1993).

Connections

Married Ilona Torma, September 21, 1957. Children: Agnes, Pal.

father:
Pal Michelberger

mother:
Maria (Komaromy) Michelberger

spouse:
Ilona Torma

children:
Agnes Michelberger

Pal Michelberger