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Organizational Structure

History and Mission

Systematic education in computer science was launched within the Mathematical Institute at the end of the 1950's by László Kalmár. The Institute of Informatics was founded as an independent unit in 1990.

The head of the Institute: Prof. Tibor Csendes

Deputies: Dr. Balázs Bánhelyi (economic affairs), Dr. Tamás Németh (student affairs) and Dr. Kálmán Palágyi (general)

The Institute consists of six departments and a research group:

  Department of Computational Optimization, head: Prof. Tibor Csendes

  Department of Computer Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence, head: Dr. Márk Jelasity

  Department of Foundations of Computer Science, head: Prof. Zoltán Fülöp

  Department of Image Processing and Computer Graphics, head: Dr. László Nyúl

  Department of Software Engineering, head: Prof. Tibor Gyimóthy

  Department of Technical Informatics,  head: Dr. Zoltán Gingl

  Research Group on Artificial Intelligence of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, head: Prof. János Csirik