

07/29/2014: The Hungarian internet portal Index
reports
on the bioinformatics research of the team led by Vince Grolmusz (Department of Computer Science) and Beáta Vértessy.

07/04/2014: Ferenc Izsák, the associate professor of the Department of Applied Analysis and
Computational Mathematics and Tamás Király, the associate professor of the Department of Operations Researc
won the János Bolyai Research Fellowship Award for 2 years.

05/14/2014: László Lovász received the diploma about being elected as external
member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences at Stockholm.

05/10/2014: Székelyhidi László az MTA kiváló külföldi vendégprofesszorok
meghívására kiirt pályázata segítségével hét hónapig az
Alkalmazott Analízis és Számításmatematikai Tanszék vendége.

05/09/2014: On the Pázmányday festivities László Lóvász, professor of the Department of Computer Science gave the Pázmány Lecture, then the title "Doctor et Professor Honoris Causa" was conferred to Vera T. Sós, formerly professor at the Department of Analysis, then honorary professor at the Department of Computer Science.

05/06/2014: László Lovász, professor of the Computer Science Department was elected the
new president
of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

04/16/2014:
Az OTKA Bizottság alelnöke lett
Faragó István egyetemi tanár, dékánhelyettes (Alkalmazott Analízis
és Számításmatematikai Tanszék).

04/05/2014: József Pelikán, retired associate professor of the
Department of Algebra and Number Theory, in recognition
of his work in the International Mathematical Olimpiad
of several decades,
received
the Paul Erdős Award of the World Federation of
National Mathematics Competitions.

03/14/2014: Miklós Simonovits, formerly professor of the Analysis
and Computer Science departments, currently external associate, received the Széchenyi Price.

03/04/2014: Our PhD student, Sándor KisfaludiBak won IBM's 1year
Ph.D. Fellowship Award, which was distributed among 70 students (13 in Europe).

12/18/2013: A Bolyai Társulat Szele Tiboremlékérmét kapta Szőnyi Tamás,
a Számítógéptudományi Tanszék professzora.

11/22/2013: P. Kovács Katalin,
associate professor of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, passed away.

09/22/2013: Institute
excursion
to NagyKopasz hill.

08/22/2013: A Magyar Érdemrend középkeresztje
kitüntetést
kapta korábbi oktatónk, Hajnal András.

08/05/2013: Ervin Fried, professor emeritus of the Department of Algebra and
Number Theory, passed away.

06/10/13: Balázs Szegedy, a former student of our Institute
won a fellowship of the of the Momentum Program of the Hungarian
Academy of Sciences, aiming to put a halt to the emigration
of talented young researchers.

05/08/2013: Éva Tardos, former member of the Department of Computer Science, has been elected both a
member of the
National Academy of Sciences and
external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

2013.05.02: Szőnyi Tamás és kutatótársai elnyerték a Magyar Tudományos
Akademia által támogatott, egyetemi kutatócsoportok létrehozására kiírt
pályázatot.

2013.04.26: A Társadalmi Megújulás Operatív Program részeként
megvalósuló
NemzetiKiválóság Program keretébe Apáczai Csere János Doktoranduszi
Ösztöndíjban részesült Csörgő Gábor, (TTK, Matematika Doktori
Iskola,
MTAELTE NumNet Kutatócsoport) tagja.
A díj célja a kiemelkedő tudományos eredményeket felmutató
doktoranduszok
további kutatási tevékenységének és szakmai fejlődésének
támogatása.

04/21/2013: Our students finished OTDK at:
Extra praise: Balázs Szalkai, Imre Fekete(MSc).
1st: Tibor András Backhausz, Dániel Nagy, Gergő Nemes(MSc).
2nd: Csaba Nagy(MSc). 3rd: László Varga.
Praise: Ákos Matszangosz.

04/16/2013: Balázs Szegedy, our former student and doctoral student received
CoxeterJames Prize
of the Canadian Mathematical Society to be given to young mathematicians
who have made outstanding contributions in mathematical research.

04/05/2013: Az OTDK Tanulás és TanításmódszertaniTudástechnológiai Szekció
Matematikapedagógia alszekciójában Palotay Dorka BSc és Pozsonyi
Enikő BSc (közös dolgozat), illetve Tóth Bettina MSCs hallgatók második díjat kaptak,
Lorászkó Balázs különdíjat kapott.

03/15/2013: György Michaletzky, professor of the Department of Probability
Theory and Statistics, former dean, and Zoltán Sebestyén, professor of the Department of Applied Analysis and
Computational Mathematics, received the Officer's Cross of the
Order of Merit of Hungary (civil division).

03/05/2013: The team mELTEd consisting of the students Tamás Róbert Mezei, Balázs Szalkai,
and Márton Véges working toward a degree in mathematics
won the BeeSmarter 24 hour long
Mobile Programming Team Contest.

02/27/2013: Kristóf Bérczi, Ph.D. student, member of the
Egerváry Group, received the
Youth prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

12/21/2012: Péter
Csikvári, assistant professor of the
Department of Computer Science, received the Géza Grünwald
Medal of the Bolyai Society.

11/28/2012: Junior Prima Prize was given to Gábor Kun, researchers assistant of
the Department of Computer Science, in
Hungarian Sciences Category.

11/23/2012: András Prékopa is selected as winner of the 2012
Khachiyan Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society.

11/06/2012: László Lovász was elected a
fellow of
the American Mathematical Society.

09/01/2012: The President of Hungary appointed Piroska
Csörgő university professor of the Eszterházy Károly College
and Gyula Károlyi at the ELTE, formerly both asoociate professors
at the Department of Algebra and Number Theory.

08/21/2012: László Lovász and Balázs Szegedy received the
Fulkerson Prize
of the Mathematical Programming Society
and the American Mathematical Society for their paper
Limits of dense graph sequences.

08/20/2012: Péter Pál Pálfy
and Tamás Szőnyi, professors of the Departments of Algebra and Number Theory and Computer Science,
repsectively, received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary.

5/7/2012: András Máthé,
who was undergraduate (20002005) and graduate (20052008) student
at our Institute received the prestigious
Banach Prize
for his Ph. D. thesis
written under the supervision of Miklós Laczkovich.

6/21/2012: A reception was given in honor of Endre Szemerédi,
laureate of the 2012 Abel prize, alumnus of ELTE.
Welcome speeches were given by Barna Mezey, president of ELTE,
György Michaletzky, dean of faculty of natural sciences, László Lovász,
András Hajnal, András Sárközy, Miklós Simonovits, and András Frank.

5/25/2012: A project of our Institute entitled of "Differential equations in numerical analysis and in the theory
of big networs" won a competition of MTA. More details...

5/1/2012: László Lovász, professor of the department of Computer Science,
is elected a member
of the National Academy of Sciences.

3/21/2012: Our former student (1960–1965), Endre Szemerédi received the Abel Prize!

1/19/2012: Róbert Freud, associate professor of the Department
of Algebra and Number Theory, received the
János Apáczai Csere Prize,
on the occasion of Day of Hungarian Culture.

12/16/2011: Ádám Besenyei,
assistant professor of the Department
of Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics,
received the Géza Grünwald Medal of the Bolyai Society;
Marianna Nagy,
assistant of the Department of Operations Research,
received the Gyula Farkas Prize of the Bolyai Society.

12/02/2011: Junior Prima Prize was given to
Katalin Gyarmati, assistant professor of
the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, in
Hungarian Sciences Category, and Gergely Tassy, in
Teaching Category.

10/27/2011:
The Commemorative Placket of the 30th National Science
Circle Conference was given to Katalin Munkácsy, associate professor
of the Mathematics Teaching and Education Centre,
by the Presidium of the National Science Circle Council.

09/07/2011: The Hungarian Academy of Sciences launched a call for fundings
of research groups for the next 5 years. Of the 164 groups which applied,
42 received support.
Among the three research groups that are supported in mathematics, is the
Egerváry Research Group on
Combinatorial Optimization of our Institute.

08/25/2011: On the International Mathematics
Competition for University Students 2011, held in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria,
László Miklós Lovász reached the second best score and received Grand First
Prize. Of the other members of our team, Dániel Korándi, Dániel Nagy,
and István Tomon also received First Prize, while Csaba Nagy Second Prize.
Our team reached the third place after the Jagiellonian University,
Krakow and the Taras Shevcehnko National University, Kyiv. The team was
led by Péter Pál Pach. Selection and coaching of team members was done
by Tamás Keleti and Géza Kós.
Older News

06/29/2011: Bálint Farkas (Dept. of Applied Analysis),
Katalin Gyarmati (Dept. of Algebra and Number Theory),
and Péter Sziklai (Dept. Computer Science) were
awarded the János Bolyai fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

05/11/2011:Katalin Gyarmati, assistant researcher at the
Department of Algebra and Number theory received
the Paul Erdős Prize of the Mathematical Class
of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

05.12.2011:
The Mathematical Institute, in cooperation with
the Uratim Ltd., announced the public availability of the Erdős
WebGraph Server at the web address
webgraph.org. The
cooperative project makes large, constantly updated graphs accessible,
describing the hyperlink structure of the World Wide Web.

04/30/2011:
A XXX. OTDK matematika szekcióján a Matematikai
Intézetet 12 hallgató képviselte 13 dolgozattal és az alábbi dijakat kapták:
I. dij: Nagy Csaba (témavezető: Szűcs András), Soukup Dániel
(tv: Szentmiklóssy Zoltán), II. dij: Csörgő Gábor (tv: Simon Péter),
Szabó Botond (tv: Jordán Tibor), III. dij: Kaszanitzky Viktória (tv:
Jordán Tibor), Nemes Gergő (tv: Hegedűs Csaba), a Sostói
Múzeumfalu különdija: Sziráki Dorottya (tv: Sági Gábor).

03/23/2011:
Peter Komjath was initiated as corresponding member to the
Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He gave a lecture with the
title "Coloring problems of infinite graphs".
Slides.

03/15/2011:
Lajos Pósa, former member of the Department of Analysis between 1971 and 1984
and the Department of Computer Science between 1984 and 2002, received the Széchenyi Prize.

17/03/2011:
A TDK verseny eredménye:
I. díj: Lovász László Miklós és Korándi Dániel (III. éves Mat BSc),
II. díj: Nagy Dániel (II. Mat. BSc),
III. díj: Hujter Bálint (I. Mat. MSc), Nagy Csaba (I. Mat. MSc), Tomon István (II. Mat. BSc);
1. dicséret: Borda Bence (III. Mat. BSc),
2. dicséret: Mészáros András és Bodor Bertalan (I. Mat. BSc), Kiss Viktor (III. Mat. BSc), Wolosz János
(II. Mat. BSc), Tóthmérész Lilla (I. Mat. MSc).
További részletek itt.

23/02/2011:
Lecture of the Fields Medalist Cédric Villani.

14/12/2010:
On the occasion of being awarded by the Kyoto prize, a formal reception
was given to László Lovász by the leaders of ELTE. Students of the
university and some highschools gave a
performance
on the occasion.

2010/11/17:
Rátz Tanár Úr Életműdíj
was awarded to Zsuzsa Somfai, who is a fellow of Mathematics Teaching
and Education Centre.

2010/11/10: On the prize presentation ceremony László Lovász received
the Kyoto Prize from the Inamori Foundation
(video,
press
conference). Congratulations, Laci!

23/10/2010:
László Simon, professor emeritus of the
Department of Applied Analysis, received the Gold Grade
of the Cross of Merit of the Hungarian Republic.

The Mathematical and the Physical Institutes were the only
Institutes chosen from Hungary at the CHE (Centre for Higher
Education Development)
ranking
of European Universities
in the fields of biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics,
political science, psychology, and economics.

30/07/2010:
The ELTE team finished as 7th at the 2010
International Mathematics Competition
for University Students, which taken place at Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
First prize winners are László Lovász jr, Csaba Nagy, and István Tomon.
Dániel Korándi, Dániel Nagy, and Bence Borda won second prizes. In the final
list of participants Lovász was the 16th, Csaba Nagy the 17th.

510/07/2010:
The team of ELTE (Dániel Korándi , Gergely Gábor Nagy,
Balázs Szalkai, secondyear students at mathematics BSc.,
Zsolt Borsi, leader, Faculty of Inormatics, ELTE) won the KPIOpen
international programming contest among 83 participating teams of seven
countries in Kiev, 510 July, 2010. The ELTE team was the only one to
solve all problems.

18/06/2010:
László Lovász received the 2010
Kyoto Prize in the category Basic Science.

Symposium
in Honour of Laszlo Simon

03/05/2010:
General Assembly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences elected
Péter Pál Pálfy, professor of Department of Algebra and Number Theory,
as a full member, and elected
Péter Komjáth, head and professor of Department of Computer Science,
as a corresponding member.

19/03/10: Mathematical Science Circle Competition
results

15/03/10: András Sárközy, professor of the Department of Algebra and Number
Theory, was awarded by the
Széchenyi Prize.

Report on the results of the Modellcreating Competition of Institute of Mathematics, ELTE.

22/01/2010:
Fried Ervin professor emeritus of Department Algebra and Number Theory was awarded the
Albert SzentGyörgyi Prize.

13/11/2009: Our former student,
Gyula Pap,
who also obtained his PhD degree from the Mathematics Doctoral School
of our Institute (under the supervision of András Frank), and
is still a member of
EGRES Group, received the
Junior Prima prize of the Hungarian Development Bank.

29/10/09: András Gács, associate professor of the Department of Computer
Science, passed away. He was 41.

10/10/2009: József Pelikán and Katalin Vesztergombi,
along with Ákos Egyed, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences,
and Marianne Rozsondai, fellow of the Library of the HAS,
received
the Bolyai Prize of the János Bolyai Fund, to be given to heads of public
collections and creators of special publications, since 2001.

The
16th International Mathematics Competition
was held in our university. Concerning the final results the Eötvös University's
team reached the illustrious 4th place among the 65 participant teams.
Among the First Prize winners were Roland Paulin, László Lovász, Csaba Nagy,
Balázs Strenner and Bence Borda.

László Lovász was elected an honorary member of the London Mathematical
Society in appreciation of his influence on the development of graph
theory, combinatorics, and theoretical computer science, on July, 3, 2009.
The praise also mentions Lovász's public activities, including his work as
president of the IMU (International Mathematical Union).

Workshop on the occasion of the Sixtieth Birthday of András Frank,
56 June, 2009, ELTE, Mathematical Institute

ELTE won HYGO Competition

04/05/2009:
Ákos Császár, professor emeritus, was awarded
by the Golden Medal of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

2009/03/18:
Tamás Király was awarded
Academic Junior Prize for his work of the title of
"Directing and Increasing Graphs and Hypergraphs"

22/01/2009:
Frank András was
awarded
the Albert SzentGyörgyi Prize, acknowledging
his research of international reputation in higher education.

07/01/2009: A recent JobsRated.com
report
gave mathematician, actuary, and statistician as the three top rated jobs in
the U.S. Luckily, our Institute's M.Sc. program beginning in September 2009
gives qualifications to exactly these jobs!

19/12/08: Gabriella Pluhar received the Renyi Kato Memorial Prize.

19/12/08: Our Ph. D. student, András Máthé received the László Patai Memorial Prize of the Bolyai Society.

19/12/08: Ferenc Izsák and Eszter Sikolya received the Gyula Farkas Prize of the Bolyai Society.

19/12/08: Péter Frenkel, András Juhász, and Gábor Kun, our former students were awarded the Géza Grünwald Prize.

08/11/08: László Lovász was first awarded by the Bolyai Grand Prize of the János Bolyai Foundation.

03/10/08: Our former Ph. D. student, András Máté received one of the Junior Prima Hungarian Science prices.

29/09/08: Gyorgy Elekes, professor of the Department of Computer Science,
passed away. He was 59.
Obituary

02/09/08: Zoltán Király received the "Best Paper Award" on the 16th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA 2008).

2008.08.31: László Lovász was awarded the Advanced Investigators Grant of the European Council (ERC).

08/20/2008: Gábor Halász received the Order of Merit, Commander Cross medal of Hungarian Republic.

July 2008:
15th International Mathematics Competition won

15 March 2008:
László Lovász gets Széchenyi Grand Prize of Hungary

(2007) Professor András Szűcs received the Tibor Szele
Memorial Medal of the János Bolyai Society as an
appreciation of his creation of a scientific school.

László Lovász received the 2007 János Bolyai Research Prize, the most
prestigious civil award for scientific research in Hungary. The previous
recipients are: Tamás Freund, biologist (2000), Tamás Roska, informatician
(2002), Zsolt Bor, physicist (2004).

2007.09.07:
14th IMC (Blagoevgrad 2007)

2000:
Magyar győzelem
a 7. Nemzetközi Matematikai Versenyen.

1999: Lovász László Wolfdíjat kapott.
Cikk a Természet Világában

1996. szeptember: Erdős Pál elhunyt.
