Prof. Balázs Benyó, PhD

Benyó Balázs
Professor at the Department of Control Engineering and Information Technology
Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Prof. Benyó received his Ph.D. degree from BME in 1998 and Dr. habil in 2013. He received Candidate of Science degree from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1998. Between 1998 and 2008 Prof. Benyó was working at the Department of Informatics, Széchenyi István University, Győr where he was the Vice Dean of International and Scientific Affairs and Secretary of the Multidisciplinary Doctoral School of Faculty of Engineering Sciences between 2005 and 2006. Prof Benyó's Selected Major Honours, Awards, Invited Positions and Fellowships: Adjunct Professor/Adjunct Associate Professor (Reader) University of Canterbury, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Christchurch, NZ (2020 / 2013);  Eötvös Fellow (by State of Hungary, 2007);  “Outstanding creator of the year” (For Technical Development of the Industry Found, 2002); Békésy György Post-doctoral Fellow (by Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2001); Bolyai János Research Fellow (by Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1998); Soros Short Fellow (Soros Foundation, 1993); Invited Guest Editor of three Special Issues of biomedical engineering journals (Journal of Biological Signal Processing and Control, Control Engineering Practice); Co-Chair of International Federation on Automatic Control (IFAC) Technical Committee 8.2 Biological and Medical Systems. His research interest includes, among others, the modelling and control of physiological systems, model based medical diagnostic and treatment solutions, metabolic control; Nuclear medical imaging, image reconstruction algorithms, parallel implementation of SPECT reconstruction in GPGPU platform; Medical image processing, fuzzy methods, image based medical diagnostics, medical informatics; Mobile and contactless technologies (including Near Field Communication Technology) to create novel technological solutions and services, system security, safety critical solutions. Prof Benyó is the leader of the Biomedical Engineering Laboratory at the Department of Control Engineering and Information Technology working in theoretical and applied research in biomedical engineering and medical informatics for 15+ years. The Laboratory provides the basic infrastructure for Biomedical Engineering training at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics. Prof Benyo is the leader and/or participant of several successful OTKA (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund), EU financed national (GVOP) and international (Copernicus, FP6, FP7, H2020) projects, and is coordinator of the DCPM: Digital Clone for Personalized Medicine (EU H2020-MSCA-RISE-2018 call, Grant ID: 872488). Prof. Balázs Benyó has published more than 350 scientific publications, received more than 1800 references, his h-index is 21.