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Tamás BÁRÁNY (H)

Editor-in-chief

Topics: Elastomers, Thermoplastic composites

Tamás Bárány is an associate professor and the head of the Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary). He earned his PhD in 2004. He was awarded the Junior Prima Prize (2007), Bolyai-Plakett of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2013) in 2020 and received two times the HAS János Bolyai Research Scholarship (2005, 2009).

László MÉSZÁROS (H)

Vice editor-in-chief

Topics: Functional polymers, Thermoplastics & blends

László Mészáros is an associate professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary) and ), and a research fellow at the MTA-BME Research Group for Composite Science and Technology. He earned his PhD in 2010 on the topic of thermoplastic nanocomposites. In addition, his research interests include hybrid composites, analysis of the effects of ionizing radiation on polymers, development of shape memory polymers, tire recycling. He received two times the HAS János Bolyai Research Scholarship (2015, 2021).

Kolos MOLNÁR (H)

Topic editor

Topics: Fibrous materials, Smart polymers

Kolos Molnár is an associate professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary), and a research fellow at the MTA-BME Research Group for Composite Science and Technology. He was appointed as professor extraordinaire at the Tshwane University of Technology (Pretoria, South Africa) in 2019. He was awarded the Youth Academy Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2020 and the János Bolyai Scholarship in 2019.

Ferenc RONKAY (H)

Topic editor

Topics: Polymer foams, Recycling of polymers

Ferenc Ronkay is a Hungarian mechanical engineer with over 15 years of experience in academia and the industrial area. He earned his Ph.D. in 2007 on the topic of polymer recycling. After spending ten years at Budapest University of Technology and Economics as an assistant lecturer, senior lecturer, and associate professor he works as an R&D group leader for one of the biggest Hungarian plastic processing companies (over 3000 employees). In addition, he became the head of an independent accredited Material Testing Laboratory at Imsys Ltd.

Gábor SZEBÉNYI (H)

Topic editor

Topics: Medical polymers, Thermoset composites

Gábor Szebényi is an associate professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary), a member of the MTA-BME Lendület Lightweight Polymer Composites Research Group (Hungary), the head of mechanical testing at the Research Centre of Biomechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary) and board member of The Association of the Manufacturers of Reinforced Plastic Materials (Hungary). He was awarded the János Bolyai Research Scholarship in 2014.

Tamás TÁBI (H)

Topic editor

Topics: Biopolymers

Tamás Tábi is an associate professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary), and a research fellow at the MTA–BME Research Group for Composite Science and Technology. He earned his PhD in 2011 for research and development of starch filled Poly(Lactic Acid) based biopolymer compounds and still performs research on biopolymers (bio-based and inherently biodegradable). He received two times the HAS János Bolyai Research Scholarship (2013, 2020).

Andrea TOLDY (H)

Topic editor

Topics: Polymer chemistry, Thermoset polymers & coatings

Andrea Toldy is an associate professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary). Member of Hungarian Young Academy. She was awarded the L’ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Prize in 2009, the Bolyai Plaque of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2020 and received two times the HAS János Bolyai Research Scholarship (2009, 2015).

József KARGER-KOCSIS

Budapest University of Technology and Economics (H)

Tibor CZIGÁNY

Budapest University of Technology and Economics (H)

Alexander BISMARCK

Imperial College London (UK)

Witold BROSTOW

University of North Texas (USA)

Stoyko FAKIROV

The University of Auckland (NZ)

Patricia María FRONTINI

University of Mar del Plata (ARG)

Markus GAHLEITNER

Borealis Polyolefine Ltd., Linz (A)

Eva KUŽELOVÁ KOŠŤÁKOVÁ

Technical University of Liberec (CZ)

Patricia KRAWCZAK

Institut Mines-Télécom, IMT Nord Europe, Douai (F)

György MAROSI

Budapest University of Technology and Economics (H)

Zainal Arifin MOHD ISHAK

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang (MAL)

Alessandro PEGORETTI

University of Trento (IT)

Kalappa PRASHANTHA

Adichunchanagiri University (IN)

Georgios C. PSARRAS

University of Patras (GR)

Jordi PUIGGALÍ

Technical University of Catalonia (ES)

Jukka Veli SEPPÄLÄ

Helsinki University of Technology (FIN)

Suchart SIENGCHIN

King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (THA)

Liqun ZHANG

Beijing University of Chemical Technology (CHN)

Ming Qiu ZHANG

Zhongshan University, Guangzhou (CHN)

Levente MACSKÁSI

Bálint MORLIN

Gábor ROMHÁNY

Júlia VÖLGYI

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Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Polymer Engineering