Born: November 9, 1953 in
Budapest, Hungary

1973-1978 mathematics at Loránd
Eötvös University, Budapest, specialization in probability theory and
mathematical statistics.

1978 M.Sc. with thesis *"Central limit
theorems for martingales",* Loránd Eötvös University,
Budapest

1981 Dr.Univ. with thesis *"Optimal
strategies in favourable stochastic games",* Loránd
Eötvös University, Budapest

1994 CSc. with thesis *"Cover
times",* Hungarian Academy of Sciences

*Department of
Probability Theory and Statistics, **Loránd
Eötvös*
*University, Budapest*

1978-1980 Research Assistant

1980-1982 Assistant Lecturer

1982-1994 Assistant Professor

1994-2019 Associate Professor

*Alfréd
Rényi Institute of Mathematics*

2019-2020 Research Professor

*Other institutions*

1985-1990 Research worker, Mathematical Institute
of HAS (part time)

1990-1991 Visiting research fellow, Mathematical
Institute of HAS (on leave from Loránd Eötvös University)

1992 University of Sheffield (UK), Department
of Probability and Statistics (one month visit, TEMPUS Individual Mobility
Grant)

Combinatorial probability, runs and patterns, asymptotic methods, limit theorems, reliability theory, random graphs and networks (05C80, 60C05, 60F.., 62N05). Applications in biology, stochastic modeling, evolutionary game theory.

42 years at Eötvös L. University. Various courses in probability theory, mathematical statistics and related particular topics, on undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.

*Pure mathematics*

*Topics: *Martingale
theory with applications, optimal stopping, combinatorial probability, limit
theorems.

*Scientific research
projects:*

1985-1987 TPB KKFA Grant: *"Stochastic
processes and applications"*

1986-1990 OTKA Grant: *"Limit theorems in
probability theory; stochastic processes"*

1986-1990 OTKA Grant: *"Martingale theory
and applications"*

1991-1994 OTKA Grant: *"Asymptotic,
combinatorial and algebraic methods in probability and the theory of stochastic
processes"*

1991-1994 OTKA Grant: *"Reliability
theory"*

1995-1998 OTKA Grant: *"Asymptotic methods
in probability theory and statistics"*

1995-1998 OTKA Grant: *"Probability
measures"*

1995-1998 OTKA Grant: *"Asymptotic behaviour
of large stochastic systems"*

1999-2003 OTKA Grant: *"Asymptotic methods
in stochastics"*

2003-2006 OTKA Grant: *"Asymptotic methods
in stochastics"*

2007-2011 OTKA Grant: *"Asymptotic methods
in stochastics"*

2010-2012 TÁMOP 4.2.1. B-09/1/KMR-2010-0003

2013-2017 OTKA Grant: *"Asymptotic methods
in stochastics"*

2017-2021 NKFI Grant: *"Weak and strong
dependence in probability theory, analysis and combinatorics"*

Citations in Google Scholar (not precise)

*Applied mathematics,
computer programming*

1979-1981 Computerized record system of fixed
assets for the Hungarian Electricity Supply Trust

1987-1990 Teaching programs in mathematics (complex
function theory) on IBM compatible PCs

1989 Program package for survival data
analysis.

1979- János Bolyai Mathematical
Society, Budapest

1979-2011 ISI Bernoulli Society for Mathematical
Statistics and Probability, particularly:

2000-2004 Member of the European Regional
Committee

1988-1992 Regional editor at ISI *Statistical
Theory and Method Abstracts*

1979 Award of the Ministry of Education

1981 Géza Grünwald Prize of the
J. Bolyai Mathematical Society

1983 Award *"Promotio Sub Auspiciis
Rei Publicae Popularis"* of the Presidium of the Hungarian People's
Republic.

1998-2001 Széchenyi Professorial Fellowship

2015 Szent-Györgyi Albert prize (Ministry of Human Capacities)