Outline of the CV:


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

    • 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)

    • INRIA Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée, France

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

Selected academic and industrial collaborations

Participation in Research Projects

    • Joint project of National Instruments and DEVA SZTAKI (see demo) , 2007

    • Eyetracker Project (PPKE ITK & C3 Foundation, see demo), 2006-2007

    • GVOP (3.1.1-2004-05-0388/3.0) Hungarian R&D Project on Video Indexing

      research goal: semantinc interpretation, categorizing and indexing the video frames automatically

    • 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

    • President (since 2019) and member of the steering comittee (since 2013) of the Hungarian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (KÉPAF), (member of the society since 2004).

    • Associate Editor of Elsevier Digital Signal Processing (since 2019), former associate editor of the IEEE Inside Signal Processing eNewsletter (2014-2019).

    • Reviewer for scientific journals and conferences: IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, ISPRS Journal of Photometry and Remote Sensing, Elsevier Digital Signal Processing, International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Pattern Recognition Letters, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing etc.

    • Hungarian national representative in the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), since 2015

    • Various Public Relation (PR) activities regarding the research work conducted in SZTAKI (visit our Press page)

    • Participant in writing national and international project proposals, and patents, organizing collaborations: since 2006

    • Senior Member of IEEE (2004-2007 Student Member, 2010- Member, 2018- Senior Member)


    • 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