László Kollár

László Kollár

Secretary-General of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

    László Péter Kollár civil engineer, academician, Secretary General of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and professor of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Structural Engineering.
    He received his diploma from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics in Civil Engineering in 1982, and joined the faculty of his alma mater where he was Vice President from 2015 to 2017. He has also served as Visiting Professor at Stanford University.

    He became a corresponding member at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) in 2001 and was elected a full member of the HAS in 2007, and is member of the Academia Europaea since 2012.
    He has performed leading roles at several bodies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and of other international scientific bodies and journals. He served as President of the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA) for five years until 2014.
    In 2008 he won the Ipolyi Arnold Award for his contribution to scientific research management and was awarded the Széchenyi Prize in 2015 for his scientific career.
    His main areas of research are composites, earthquake engineering and structures.

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