Dr. László Monostori

University Professor

Contact

Iroda: T bldg 4nd floor 45.
Telefon: +36 1 463 2514
Fax: +36 1 463 3176
Calling hours: by appointment via e-mail
E-mail: monostori
Honlap: http://www.emi.sztaki.hu/monostori

 

 

 


Education / Work

2007-            university professor, BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Manufacturing Science and Technology
2005-            head of the Research Laboratory on Engineering and Management Intelligence, Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA SZTAKI)
2002-2007    head of department, BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Production Informatics, Management and Control
2002-            university professor, BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
2002-            co-founder and co-head, Virtual Institute for Production and Business Management, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA, Stuttgart, Germany) and SZTAKI
1998-2002    head of external university department of BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, on Integrated Production Information systems
1996-            MBA, Budapest University of Economics – London Business School, Budapest, 1996
1995-            honorary professor, BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
1995-            deputy director research, MTA SZTAKI
1992-            honorary associate professor, BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
1992-2005    head of research group, Intelligent Manufacturing and Business Processes, MTA SZTAKI
1975-1977    Engineering Diploma in R&D, BME, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
1971-1976    BME, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
1967-1971    Fazekas Mihály Gymnasium

Scientific degrees

2000             D.Sc., Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1995             Habilitation, BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
1994             Ph.D., ont he base of the former C.Sc. degree, BME, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
1986             C.Sc. in Technical Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1979             University doctoral degree, BME, Faculty of Electrical Engineering,

Prizes, acknowledgements and scholarships

2009             Professor Honoris Causae Facultatis Mechanicae Universitatis Miskolcinensis
2007             Otto Benedikt Prize
2004             Dennis Gabor Prize
1998-2001    Széchenyi Professor Scholarship
1980-2003    SZTAKI Award for outstanding research results, eleven times
1998, 2000, 2004       SZTAKI Award for the best Ph.D. supervisor
1990-1992    Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Paderborn, Germany
1990-1992    DAAD scholarship, Aachen Germany

Research interest and activities

Management of complexity, changes and disturbances in complex production structures, intelligent manufacturing processes and systems, holonic manufacturing, distributed production systems, digital factories, virtual enterprises, production networks, quality management, modelling and optimisation of production processes and process chains, production planning and control, machine learning techniques, ANNs, hybrid AI techniques and their technical and business applications

Tutorial activities

Completed PhD: 9 (in two cases as co-supervisor)
his students won the Ph.D. Award of the SZTAKI: 9 times
Junior Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Csaba Egresits (1997), Zsolt Viharos (2000), Botond Kádár (2003), Balázs Csáji (2009)
Running PhD:3

Other academic activities

CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology, Elsevier: Chairman of the Editorial Committee (2005-), Member (2003-)
CIRP Journal on Manufacturing Science and Technology, Elsevier: Founding Editor-in-Chief (2007-)
CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Systems: Associate Editor (2004-2008)
Computers in Industry, Elsevier: Associate Editor (2003-), Member of the Editorial Board (1998-)
IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), IEEE: Associate Editor (2003-2007)
Measurement, Elsevier, Associate Editor (2007-)
Int. Journal for Manufacturing Science & Production, Freund Publishing House Ltd., Member of the EB (2003-)
Journal of Machine Manufacturing, Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest, Hungary, Honorary Chairman of the Editorial Board (2008-)
Production Engineering and Computer, Belgrade: Member of the Editorial Board (1996-)
Metrology and Measurement Systems, Polish Academy of Sciences, Member of the Editorial Board (2008-)
Int. Journal of Simulation Modelling (IJSM), DAAAM International Vienna, Member of the Editorial Board (2002-)
Academic Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Editura Politehnica, “Politehnica” University of Timisoara, Romania, Member of the Editorial Board (2008-)
Applied Intelligence: The International Journal of Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, and Complex Problem-Solving Technologies, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Member of the Review Board (2006-)
International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP): Member of the Council (2008-)
International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP): Fellow (1998-), Corresponding Member (1994-)
International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP), Scientific Technical Committee (STC) on Optimisation of Manufacturing Systems (from 2007: Production Systems and Organisations): Chairman (2004-2007), Vice-Chairman (2001-2004), Secretary (1998-2001)
International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC ), Coordination Committee (CC) on Manufacturing and Logistics Systems: Chairman (2008-)
International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Technical Committee (TC) on Manufacturing Modelling, Management & Control: Chairman (2002-2008), Member (1994-)
International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), TC on Manufacturing Plant Control: (1994-)
European Academy on Industrial Management (AIM): Member (2004-)
International Society of Applied Intelligence (ISAI): former Vice President, Member (1998-)
International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO). Technical Committee on Technical Diagnostics (TC10): Chairman (2005-), Member (1989-)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Computer Society, Member (1998-2000)
European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM): Executive Committee, Member (1996-)
Virtual Research Laboratory on Knowledge Community in Production (VRL KCiP): Directory Board, Member (2005-2008))
European Manufacturing and Innovation Research Association (EMIRAcle): Directory Board, Member (2007-)
Hungarian Academy of Engineering, full member (2009-)
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Council of Research Institutions: Member (1998-2004)
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, General Assembly: Elected D.Sc. Member (2004-)
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Computer and Automation Committee: Member (1999-)
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Informatics Committee: Member (1999-2002, 2005-)
National Science Foundation, Hungary (OTKA), Committee of Mechanical Engineering: (1995-1998; 2005-)
National Science Foundation, Hungary (OTKA), Committee of Electronics: (1998-2001)
Budapest Univ. of Technology and Economics (BME), Council of the Fac. of Mech. Eng.: Member (1998-2007)
Budapest Univ. of Techn. and Econom. (BME), Fac. of Mech. Eng., Habilitation & Ph.D. Comm.: Member (1997-)
Budapest Univ. of Techn. and Econom. (BME), Fac. of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Division of Electrical Engineering, Habilitation & Ph.D. Comm.: Member (2006-)
Budapest Univ. of Techn. and Econom. (BME), Fac. of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Division of Informatics, Habilitation & Ph.D. Comm.: Member (2006-)
Budapest Univ. of Techn. and Econom. (BME), Fac. of Mech. Eng., Doctoral School on Mechanical Sciences: Founding Member (2000-)
University of Miskolc, Hungary, József Hatvany Doctoral School on Inf. Sciences, Council Member (2000-2004)
University Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary, Doctoral School on Information Sciences: Invited Member (2000-)

Member of the organising committees of more than 200 international conferences, Chairman of 15 international conferences, in 5 cases Honorary Chairman.

The list of projects led by Dr. Monostori in the past ten years can be found under: http://www.emi.sztaki.hu/monostori.

Publication activity

Author or co-author of more than 350 publications mostly in refereed journals, books or conference proceedings. Known, independent citations: over 1600, ca. 85% of them from foreign authors. Seminars held at foreign universities and research centres (among other places): University of California Berkeley, MIT, University Minnesota, TH Aachen, University of Paderborn, Inria, CSIRO Melbourne, Hitachi Production Engineering Research Laboratory, Japan, University of Windsor, Canada.

Cumulative impact factor: 26.269 (according to the Central Publication Database of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KPA))
Hirsch-index (counting the independent citations only): 18 (MTA KPA).
g-index (counting the independent citations only): 33 (MTA KPA).
The whole list of publications and citations can be found under:
http://www.mtakpa.hu/kpa/search/slist.php?lang=0&AuthorID=2149153

Main subjects taught

Artificial neural networks and hybrid AI systems
Computer-integrated manufacturing
Production planning and control

Language skills

Mother tongue: Hungarian; high-level English, German, medium level Russian, low level Italian.

Personal

Married, 3 children

Proposed topics

Intelligent manufacturing processes and systems
Agent-based (holonic) manufacturing
Efficient control of production structures exposed to changes and disturbances
Planning and control of manufacturing systems by digital enterprise technologies
Management of distributed production structures incorporating active identifiers
AI-based monitoring and control of wind turbines

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