Political Group: EPP
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Chemical engineering faculty of the Slovak Technical University, department of chemical and food production (Bratislava, 1970-1975). Candidate of Technical Sciences (academic title - CSc. (Ph.D.)), Department of Technical Cybernetics (1983); Associate professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Process Control (1994); Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Process Control (2005).
Institute of Information Engineering, Automation and Mathematics of the Faculty of Chemical Engineering of the Slovak University of Technology; lecturer (Bratislava, 1975-1978); assistant professor (Bratislava, 1978-1994); Head of the Rector's Office (Bratislava, 1990-1991); associate professor (Bratislava, 1994-2004); head of department (Bratislava, 1994-1997); assistant to the Dean for foreign projects (1999-2002); professor (since 2005). Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to Sweden (2006-2007). Director of the Institute for Engineering Studies, Slovak University of Technology (since 2008).
Member of the political movement Spolužitie - Együttélés (Coexistence) (1992-1998). Founder member and Chair of the local organisation of SMK-MKP (Party of the Hungarian Coalition) (Bratislava - Podunajské Biskupice, since 1998); Vice-Chair of the district board of SMK-MKP in Bratislava (1999-2006); member of the presidency of the National Council of SMK-MKP (1999-2006).
Member of Bratislava - Podunajské Biskupice municipal council for SMK-MKP (1990-2006); Deputy Mayor of Bratislava - Podunajské Biskupice (1998-2006).
Member of the regional parliament of Bratislava Autonomous Region (2002-2005).
Slovak delegate to the working group on measurement and control, European Federation of Biotechnology (1996-2006); Slovak delegate to the Working Party on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (since 2008)
Head of section and permanent member of the planning committee of the series of international PRES (Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction) conferences (since 2008).
Scientific research activities in adaptive control, artificial neural networks, and modelling and control of biochemical processes (1976-2009). Total of 212 scientific publications (140 in English): eight books, five sets of lecture notes, 69 journals, 130 in conference collections (90 international); approximately 130 citations (1976-2009). member of the editorial board of AT&P Journal (since 1995); chair of the editorial board (1996-1997).