Péter Gáspár elected as a full member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), Tamás Szirányi elected as a corresponding member of HAS

Péter Gáspár, Head of SZTAKI Systems and Control Lab (SCL), was elected Full Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS). Tamás Szirányi, Head of the SZTAKI Machine Perception Research Laboratory, was elected Corresponding Member of the HAS at its 195th General Assembly.

Two Heads of SZTAKI Labs were  elected as Members at the 195th General Assembly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS). The General Assembly was held on 3 May, 2022. On this occasion, new Full, Corresponding, External and Honorary Members of the HAS -- among them Péter Gáspár and Tamás Szirányi -- were elected from the 110 researchers shortlisted for these honors.

"Since his election as a Corresponding Member, he has carried out research of outstanding importance to engineering in the fields of integrated and coordinated control design, and the coordination of model-based and data-based methods. The application of his results in the domestic automotive industry is crucial for our high level of participation in the industrial sector," says the HAS festive booklet about Péter Gáspár.

"His scientific work in computer image processing, video analysis and shape recognition is recognized at home and abroad. He has achieved outstanding research results in the fields of high-level image and video interpretation, image sequence-based remote sensing data fusion and change tracking Markov processes, stochastic and diffusion iteration methods, sparse resolution shape recognition, and satellite and aerial imagery earth observation," the publication says about Tamás Szirányi.