University of Primorska Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 Prof. Tamás Szőnyi recipient of the Széchenyi Prize

It is our great pleasure to inform you that Prof. Tamás Szőnyi, doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, professor of Computer Science at the Eötvös Loránd University and at UP FAMNIT, is one of the recipients of the Széchenyi Prize in recognition of his extensive professional role in public life. 

The Széchenyi Prize is a prize given in Hungary by the state in recognition of those who have made an outstanding contribution to academic life in Hungary.

Dr. Tamás Szőnyi is a internationally recognized Hungarian mathematician, doing research in discrete mathematics, particularly finite geometry, block designs, coding theory, combinatorics. In 2001, he received the Doctor of Science title from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and is the creator of a successful school in finite geometry. At UP FAMNIT, Prof. Szőnyi is currently delivering lectures on Coding Theory.

We congratulate Prof. Tamás Szőnyi, PhD for this excellent achievement and important award!

(Prof. Szőnyi at the 2016 PhD Summer School in Discrete Mathematics, Rogla - Slovenia)