Dr. Norbert GRASSELLI

CEO
Curriculum vitae

Current and previous workplaces, positions

1999 – 2005   University of Debrecen, Faculty of Applied Economics and Rural Development, university professor, researcher
2005 – 2010  North Great Plain Regional Development Agency, deputy director
2010 – 2014  Innova North Great Plain Innovation Agency, director
2014 – 2015  Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Institute for Logistics and Production Engineering (BAY-LOGI), director
2015 –           Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, CEO

Membership of professional associations

2000-  Economists Club of Debrecen, founding member

Membership of international organisations

2011-    European Regions Research and Innovation Network, vice-president
2013 –   European Commission expert – PCP field
2009 – 2014      Europe2020 Monitoring Platform, member

Research activities, participation in projects

Measurement of regional GDP (PhD subject)

Higher-education degree(s)

M.Sc: Economics
Ph.D: Business and Management Sciences

Languages

English, German, Russian

Contact:

E-mail: norbert.grasselli@bayzoltan.hu

Dr. Gyöngyvér BIRÓ

Thematic Area Director
Curriculum vitae

Current and previous workplaces, positions

1982 – 2005      University of Miskolc, Faculty of Mechanical Technology, assistant lecturer, senior lecturer, associate professor
1997 – 2008      Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Research, Institute for Logistics and Production Engineering, leading scientist, head of department, scientific deputy   director
2008 – 2010      Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Research, Institute for Logistics and Production Engineering, director
2011 – 2013      Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Institute for Logistics and Production Engineering, head of department, director
2014 – 2015     Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, deputy executive director, strategic director
2015 – 2021     Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, BAY-ENG Engineering Division, division director
2021 –              Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, thematic area director

 

Higher-education degree

MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering (honor’s degree) University of Miskolc, Facuty of Mechanical Engineering
Degree in Materials-Science and Physics (honor’s degree), Kossuth Lajos University of Arts and Sciences, Branch of Engineer-Physicist for Material Sciences, postgraduate degree

 

Academic degrees

1989     Dr. univ. – University of Miskolc
Title of dissertation: The impact of increased wire length projection on the defrosting capacity of Ar-CO2 mixed gas-shielded welding

1995     Candidate of Technical Sciences
Title of dissertation: Measurement of dynamic fracture mechanics characteristics with instrumented impact testing

2011     Dr. Habil – University of Miskolc, Mechanical Engineering Sciences

 

Main research areas

  • strength and damages of structural materials
  • fracture and damage processes and their modeling
  • practical application of fracture mechanics
  • analysis and evaluation of the integrity of structures and equipment
  • dynamic fracture mechanics tests, instrumented impact testing and its application
  • developmnet of risk-based inspection and maintenance methods and systems and its industrial application

 

Other professional skills:

Certified nuclear expert – at the fields of pressurised equipment, material sciences and material testing (NSZ 6 – 05-1673 / 05-51981; NSZ 5.1- 05-1673 / 05-51981).

 

Hungarian and foreign projects:

1986-1989    Performance improvement of fusion welding
1989-1991   Development of instrumented impact testing and measurement system (project supported by OMFB) together with KFKI.
1992-1994    Development of a data collecting measurement and evaluation system for dynamic fracture mechanical tests (OTKA project) – project leader
1994-1996    Investigation of Critical Events During Loading and Fracturing of Samples and Structures Utilising Magnetic and Electric Emission (CIPA project)
1995-1998 The impacts of load speed on fracture mechanical characteristic of materials (OTKA project) – project leader
1996-1999 Education of Structural Integrity in Hungary, TEMPUS project – project secretary
1997-2000 Lifetime Management of Transit Oil and Gas Pipelines in CCE/NIS Countries – Development of Knowledge Based Multimedia Software for Lifetime Management (COPERNICUS project)

  • Fracture Resistance of Steels for Containers of Spent Nuclear Fuels, (project supported by NATO SfP and OMFB – Hungarian vice-president of the project)

1999-2003    Analysis of fracture processes by magnetic and elecron-emission measuring technology (OTKA project) – project leader
2002-2004    Assessment of Aged Piping Dissimilar Metal Weld Integrity – ADIMEW (NAS-FIKS-CT-2000-00047)
2002-2004  Extending Plant Life through Improved Fabrication and Advanced Repair Methodology – ELIXIR (G1RD-CT-2002-09004)
2003- 2007  Implmentation of condition monitoring systems for static equipment at Danube Refinery, project leader, MOL Nyrt. TKD refinement
2004-2008    PERFECT EU project (Prediction of Irradiation Effect)
2005-2007    Development of new magnetic noise measurement technics for material testing applications, OM NFP project, 2005-2007.
2002-2005    Lifetime determination of structural materials for power plants, OM NFP project
2005-2010    NULIFE EU network project (Nuclear Lifetime Prediction)
2006-2007   Strength calculation and fatigue analysis of systems and constituents of Safety Class 1 and 2 (safety division classification of nuclear power plants), heat stratification tests. Strength and fatigue analysis of II/6 pumps, Mandator: Olajterv Zrt. (project leader)

2008-2009   Lifetime limit analysis of changes in the material properties of structures within the reactor pressure vessel, at the Paks Nuclear Power Plant 1-4 block Mandator: Paks Nuclear Power Plant Ltd. (project leader)
2008-2009   Lifetime limit analysis of ABOS 1-2 constituents due to thermal embrittlement of components, Mandator: Paks Nuclear Power Plant Ltd. (project leader)
2008-2009   Development and foundation of a research and inspection program for supporting research tasks related to the most significant deterioration processes of priority equipment. Mandator: Paks Nuclear Power Plant Ltd., 2008. (project leader)

2008-2013    Integ-Risk EU project (Integrated Risk Management), 2008-2013.- subproject leader
2010-2012    Development proposal for the implementation of a risk-based asset management system for FGSZ Zrt (project leader)
2012             Development of a unified corrosion monitoring system for MOL Duna Refinery (project leader)
2012-2015    Material development for automotive industry: targeted basic research on formability, heat treatment and weldability (TÁMOP project) – head of the Technological Remaining Tensions Scientific Research Team, project leader

2013-2015     Intelligent, functional materials: mechanical, thermal, electromagnetic, optical characteristics and ist applications – (TÁMOP project), project leader
2013-2015    Market-oriented R&D for supporting sustainable energy supply and use, in the framework of Inno Energy KIC (project leader)
2016-            Formation and operation of an innovative network – containing Hungarian Suzuki Zrt., its suppliers and research sites – for the development of a competitive, safe and eco-friendly car prototype and its economical mass production technology, GINOP 2.1.1. application (project leader)

 

Publications:

International journal articles (foreign language): 24
Hungarian journal articles: 18
Publications in international conference papers: 54
Publications in Hungarian conference papers: 54
Teaching materials, textbook chapters: 11
Oral presentations: 55
Number of WoS citations: 54
Impact factor: 20,4

Languages

English (fluent), Russian (basic)

Contact:

E-mail: gyongyver.biro@bayzoltan.hu

Dr. István KISS

Director of Division for Biotechnology

BAY-BIO Division for Biotechnology

Curriculum vitae

Current and previous workplaces, positions

1998  – 1999      Scholarship at Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Sede Boqer, Israel
1999  – 2002      Student scholarship, Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Research
2002  –               Scientist, Bay Zoltan Foundation for Applied Research
2007  – 2011      Biotechnology Division Director, Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Research, Division for Biotechnology
2011  –               Director of the division, Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Division for Biotechnology

 

Membership of professional associations

2010 –               Hungarian Academy of Sciences, member of the Environmental-geochemical Subcommittee

Research activities, participation in projects

Numerous domestic and international R&D tenders and business projects

Higher-education degrees

M.Sc: Biology
Ph.D: Environmental Sciences
Honorary associate professor at the University of Szeged

Languages

English

Contact:

E-mail: istvan.kiss@bayzoltan.hu

Zsuzsanna SZABÓ

CFO
Curriculum vitae

Current and previous workplaces, positions

1991 – 1994 Magyar Posta, Newspaper Trading Directorate of Budapest, internal auditor
1994 – 1999 Magyar Posta, Newspaper Trading Directorate of Budapest, accountant
1999 – 2003 HÍRKER – Budapesti Hírlapkereskedelmi Rt, finance and accounting manager
2003 – 2005 Magyar Lapterjesztő Rt. Group, finance and accounting manager
2006 – 2008 Magyar Közút Zrt., deputy chief executive
2008 – 2009 Magyar Közút Zrt, business development manager
2009 – 2010 Imagement group, international financial director
2011 – 2012 IGN (Montivo) group, asset management director (business manager)
2012 –   Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, CFO

 

Higher-education degree

Industrial engineer (B.Sc)
Professional economist (M.Sc)
Auditor

Languages

English

Contact

E-mail: zsuzsanna.szabo@bayzoltan.hu

Ferenc SZŰCS

Engineering Division Director

BAY-ENG Engineering Division

Curriculum vitae

Current and previous workplaces, positions

1992-1997       Antenna Hungária Rt. Service engineer
1997-1999       Antenna Hungária Rt. Head of Investment Department
1999-2001       Antenna Hungária Rt. Head of Broadcasting Development Department
2001–2002       VIVENDI Telekom Hungary Kft. Head of Investment Department
2002-2004       Radiant ZRt. Development Director 2004-2005 Chief Executive Officer of Radiant Távközlési ZRt
2006-2009       T-Kábel Kft. Head of Digital TV Development Department
2009-2012       Magyar Telekom Head of Digital TV Development Department
2012-2016       Head of Magyar Telekom Digital TV Development Center
2016-2019       Magyar Telekom International TVSSC Content Workflow Development Manager
2019-2020       Magyar Telekom TV Tribe, Senior TV technology consultant 2020-2021 Innovation Director of Miskolc Holding Zrt
2021-               Bay Zoltán Applied Research Public Benefit Nonprofit Ltd. Engineering Division Director

Hungarian and foreign projects:

1997-1998                  Development of new national terrestrial commercial TV and radio networks. (m1, TV2, RTL, Petőfi, Kossuth, Bartók, Danubius, Sláger)
1998                           Construction of TV2, Duna TV satellite broadcasting station
1998                           Launch of the first Central European multimedia satellite platform with Eutelsat
1998                           First DVB-T and DAB pilot in Hungary
1998                           First TETRA pilot in Hungary
1998-1999                 Construction of the National SDH Microwave Backbone Network (OTH)
2000                          Introduction of encrypted AM micro service
2005                          Launch of the first DVB-C service in Hungary
2008                          Development of the T-Home satellite TV service
2008                          Introduction of HDTV in Hungary
2010                          Magio Sat TV (Slovak Telecom) project
2010                          Introduction of IPTV over ED3 technology for the first time in the world
2011                          Hybrid Interactive Sat TV Project
2013                          Introduction of CI + technology in the DVB-C service
2016                         Next Generation Headend project Deutsche Telekom Europe program
2018-2020                MediaKind Next Generation IPTV-OTT platform project

 

Membership of professional associations

Founding member of TETRA Forum Hungary
Hungarian Cable Communications Association

 

Higher-education degree(s)

Electric engineer
engineer economist

 

Languages

English, Spanish

 

Contact:

E-mail: ferenc.szucs@bayzoltan.hu

Dávid VARGA

Knowledge Management Centre Director
Curriculum vitae

Current and previous workplaces, positions

2006-2008          Alfa Wind Ltd., trainee
2008-2010          IT Services Hungary Ltd. project manager, quality assurance and environmental management agent
2010 –2013        IT Services Hungary Ltd., head of unit
2014-2015         Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Directorate of Strategy, portfolio manager
2015-2016         Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Knowledge Management Centre, Department of Portfolio Management, head of department
2016-                 Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Knowledge Management Centre, director

 

Research activities, participation in projects

Environmental impacts of wind power plants

 

Higher-education degree

Degree in Agricultural Environmental Management Engineering

Languages

English, German

Dr. Ádám VIDA

Production Division Director

BAY-PROD Production Division

Curriculum vitae

Current and previous workplaces, positions

2016 – 2018    Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Researcher
2018 – 2019    Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Group leader
2019 – 2020    Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Head of Department
2020 –             Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Division Director

 

Membership of professional associations

2016-   Roland Eötvös Physical Society, secretary
2020-   Magyar Anyagvizsgálók Egyesülete (MAE), member of the board

 

Research activities

Modern electron microscope techniques
Preparation and usage of high entropy alloys
Recycling technologies

 

High education degree

Applied physicist (BSc)
Materials Scientist (MSc)
PhD in Physics (Materials physics)

 

Languages

English (fluent)
Slovak (fluent)

 

Contact:

E-mail: adam.vida@bayzoltan.hu