Outline of the CV:

Degrees and titles

Research positions and experiences

Lecturing experiences

Scientific scholarships

    • 2-times: Janos Bolyai Research Fellowship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2015-2018 (2nd term, proposal ranked 1st out of 11) and 2010-2013 (1st term)

    • French Postdoctoral Grant for 12 months, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, with the Ariana Project-team 2008-2009

    • Young Researchers' Academic Grant, Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2007-2008

    • Hungarian state scholarship for Ph.D. studies 2004-2007

Scientific awards


See the full publication list here (with the papers, demos), or in the MTA KPA database (including citation statistics). You may also check my Google Scholar and Scopus profiles.

Invited Seminars

    • TUDelft, Intelligent Vehicles Group, Delft, the Netherlands, December 2022, seminar title: "Urban scene perception and environment model synthesis from multisensorial spatial data"

    • INRIA Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée, France, multiple times since 2006:

      • in June 2022, title: " Multi-sensorial Urban Environment Perception" (Ayana project team)
      • in Jan. 2014/b, with title: "An Integrated 4D Vision and Visualization System" (Titane project team)
      • in Jan. 2014/a, with title: "An Embedded Marked Point Process Framework for Multilevel Object Population Analysis" (Ayin project team)
      • in Nov. 2007, with title: "Novel Markovian Change Detection Models in Computer Vision" (Orion/STARS project team)
      • in Jan. 2007, with title: "Multi-Layer MRFs in Change detection" (Ariana project team)
      • in 2006, with title:"Markovian Approach on Foreground-Background-Shadow Segmentation of Video Images"
    • University of Sydney, Australian Centre for Field Robotics, Sydney, Australia, September 2012, seminar title: "Integrated 4D - Creating reality based virtual worlds"

    • CSIRO Sydney (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), Sydney, Australia, September 2012, seminar title: "Object detection with Marked Point Processes"

    • University of Szeged, Hungary (invited by Zoltan Kato),

      • in 2013, with title: "A Lidar-based 4D scene reconstruction system",
      • in 2012, with title: "Object Modeling with Marked Point Processes in 2D and 3D",
      • in 2010 with title "Joint Stochastic Approach of Building Extraction and Change Detection"
    • University of the German Armed Forces Munich, Germany, title: "Automatic analysis of urban environments based on aerial and terrestrial LIDAR measurements", Munkich, Germany, October 2011

    • DLR Germany (German Aerospace Center), title:"Building Development Monitoring in Multitemporal Remotely Sensed Image Pairs", Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, October 2011

    • Florida State University, Department of Statistics, Tallahassee, Florida, USA, title: "Change Detection in Optical Aerial Images by a Multi-Layer Conditional Mixed Markov Model", at the, 16 December 2008 (invited by Prof. Anuj Srivastava)

    • Ramon Llull University, Barcelona,"Markovian Approaches on Different Change Detection Problems", (invited by Xavier Vilasis-Cardona)

Selected academic and industrial collaborations

Selected Research Projects

    • zMed project - Developing innovative medical solution which is an augmented reality based visualization technology of 3D medical scans and reality that also strengthens the doctor-patient relationship and improves the medical education - Development and Innovation Operational Programme (GINOP) Call 3.2.2, duration: 2017-2020 (36 months), technical and scientific coordinator @ SZTAKI

    • Change detection and event recognition with fusion of images and Lidar measurements, National Research, Development and Innovation Fund (NKFIA), Call for Research Groups with Significant International Impact (KH-17 call), duration: 2017-2019 (24 months), principal investigator

    • Knorr-Bremse Hungary - industrial R&D collaboration WP leader

    • EMG - Building insulation planning (2017-2018), industrial project working for EMG Group plc technical project coordinator

    • Instant environment perception from a mobile platform with a new generation geospatial database background, National Research, Development and Innovation Fund (NKFIA), Call for researcher initiated projects 2016, duration: 2016-2020 (48 months), principal investigator

    • Internal projects of MTA SZTAKI (call 2016): (1) Autonomous Vehicle Control Laboratory (2) Surveillance technology and activity monitoring system, (3) Integrated 4D film production system, WP leader of Lidar focused work packages 2016-2017

    • KARESZ Project of BKK-Közút Zrt: Work Package (WP) for automatic roadsign detection based on laser scanning and multiview photos, 2014-2015, technical coordinator of WP

    • zLense project: algorithm development, consultancy, 2014-2015, participant as researcher, advisor

    • DUSRIREF project funded by the European Space Agency under the PECS-HU framework, 2013-2016 project manager

    • PROACTIVE (PRedictive reasOning and multi-source fusion empowering AntiCipation of attacks and Terrorist actions In Urban EnVironmEnts), FP7-SECURITY Project, 2012-2015 , participant

    • i4D (intergated4D) project funded by the internal R&D grant of MTA SZTAKI, 2012-2014 project manager

    • Comprehensive Remote Sensing Data Analysis, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA). Postdoctoral project, 2012-2014 (36 months), principal investigator

    • HUNOROB (Hungarian-Norwegian research based innovation for development of new, environmental friendly, competitive robot technology for selected target groups), Jan-April 2011 , participant

    • APIS (Array Passive ISAR adaptive processing), European Defence Agency (EDA) project, "Innovative concepts & emerging technologies" - C3/1 Radar technologies- Processing, 2010-2012 national project manager at MTA SZTAKI

    • THIS Transport Hub Intelligent Video System, "Programme Prevention, Preparedness and Consequence Management of Terrorism and other Security Related Risk", JLS/2009/CFP/CIPS ACTION GRANTS 2009-2011

    • MEDUSA Multi Sensor Data fusion grid for Urban Situational Awareness, Call Data Analysis, including Data Fusion from various Sources, European Defence Agency (EDA) 2009-2011

    • French-American Associated Team "SHAPES" 2008-2009

    • JUMAS (Judicial Management by Digital Libraries Semantics) ICT FP7, 2008-2009

    • Autonomous Aerial Reconnaissance and Navigation (ALFA) Hungarian R&D Project, 2005-2007

    • Network of Excellence MUSCLE (Multimedia Understanding through Semantics, Computation and Learning), FP6-567752, 2004-2007

    • Sensing Computers and Telepresence, Hungarian R&D Project, Section Autonomous Multi-camera System, 2003-04


Further professional activities


    • Languages: Hungarian (native), English (fluent), German (intermediate), French (basic)

    • Computer Skills: C, C++, Visual C++, Matlab, Java, LaTeX, HTML, LabView, Beamer

    • Research keywords: mathematical modeling, Bayesian models, hierarchical scene analysis, stochastic optimization, change detection, object recognition, 3D/4D reconstruction

    • Special libraries used in scientific programming: OpenCV, PCL, OpenGL, GSL, etc.

    • Others: driving license, playing violin, hiking, swimming, ultimate freesbee