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István Kovács

Assistant Professor

PhD, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary, 2013

Professor Kovács is working on bridging the gap between structure and function in complex systems. His group is developing novel methodologies to predict the emerging structural and functional patterns in a broad spectrum of problems ranging from systems biology to quantum physics, in close collaboration with experimental groups.

Honors & Awards:

  • Nation's Young Talents Scholarship, Ministry of Human Resources, Hungary (2017)  
  • Junior Prize, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2015)
  • Young Researcher award, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2014)
  • Magyary postdoctoral fellowship, National Excellence Program, supported by the European Union and Hungary (2013 - 2014)
  • Excellent student of the ELTE Faculty of Sciences award (2008)
  • For the ELTE Bolyai College award (2008)
  • Scholarship of the Republic of Hungary, Ministry of Education, Hungary (2004 - 2008)  
  • 1st place, award of the president of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Research Student Conference (2007)
  • Students of Gyöngyös city for the Knowledge award (2003)

Selected Publications