Master of Science, Eötvös University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Eötvös University, 1977.
Assistant Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, 1977-1982, associate professor Hungary, 1985-1993, professor Hungary, since 1993. Visiting scientist University Essen (Germany), 1982-1985, The Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel, 1987, Research Center Jülich (Germany), 1989-1991, University Maryland, College Park, 1992, 2000. Co-chairman Dynamics Days, Budapest, 1994, Nonequilibrium Steady States School and workshop, Budapest, 1995, Chaos and Irreversibility School workshop, Budapest, 1997, Phase Separation School and workshop, Budapest, 2000.
Advisory board Chaos: An International Journal American Institute of Physics, since 1991. Member International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Commission on Statistical Physics, 1996-2002.
Married Ibolya Szilágyi, July 16, 1988. Children: András, Bálint.