József, Bokor D.Sc.


Studies, Degrees

D.Sc. in Engineering Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1990,
Ph.D., Technical University of Budapest, Electrical Engineering, 1977.
M.Sc., (Dipl. Ing.) Technical University of Budapest, Electrical Engineering, Department of Automation, 1972.



Director for scientific affairs, Computer and Automation Research Institute of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, since 1994.
Head of Systems and Control Laboratory, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, since 1987.
Professor, former Head of Control and Transport Automation Dept., Technical University of Budapest, since 1992.



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Place and Date of Birth

Tiszadob, 22.07.1948.



english, (german, russian reading)



Hungarian Academy of Sciences (since 1987)
Budapest University of Technology and Economics (since 1990)


Research Fields

System theory, linear multivariable systems. Signal processing, optimal filtering. Identification of system and signal models from measured data. Optimal and robust control. Applications: identification of vibrating structures, vision-in-the loop control of vehicles, parametric spectral analysis of signals. Fault detection and isolation. Software design and development for solving control and identification problems.



Design and implementation of advanced computer controlled systems in oil refinery process industry, Szaszhalombatta, Hungary.
Identification of vehicle (bus) models for suspension design. Ikarus Ltd., Hungary. 1987-1989.

Modeling and control design for tube rolling mills, Csepel Works, Hungary, 1977-1978.
Development of electrical energy demand forecast systems for the Hungarian Electrical Energy Board, 1989-1991.
Design and implementation of a vision - in - the - loop control system for avoiding unintended lane departures of heavy road vehicles. Principal investigator, Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Knorr Bremse Ltd., 1996-2000.
Design of fleet management systems for trucks (involving the use of GPS, GPRS systems and onboard navigation and control). Principal investigator, Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Knorr Bremse Ltd. - Technical University Budapest. 2000-2003.
Design and implementation of a Universal Test System for the new computer controlled nuclear reactor protection systems in Nuclear power Plant, Paks, Hungary. 1996-2003. Principal investigator, Hungarian Academy of Sciences - SIEMENS - (FRAMATOM), Paks - Technical University Budapest, 1996-2003.



Award of Hungarian Academy of Sciences for outstanding scientific contributions, 1987.
Prize of Computer and Automation Institute, 1987,1991 and 1997,
Dénes Gábor Medal, 1994,
Otto Benedikt Medal, 1999.
Helios Medal, 2003.
Dr. h. c., Technical University of Timisoara in 2007
Széchenyi Prize in 2007
Bánki Donát Prize in 2009
Dr. h. c., Óbuda University in 2010
Simonyi Károly Prize in 2010
Commander's Cross, Order of Merit of Hungary (civilian division), 2013



Courses include undergraduate courses in control, Ph.D. courses in linear system theory, multivariable feedback systems and system identification, and control of nonlinear systems



Member of Presidency, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, member, Hungarian Academy of Engineering, founding member, IFAC, Hungarian NMO, former vice chair of Technical Board, IFAC TC on Fault Detection Supervision and Safety, TC on System Identification, IEEE Computers and Control Systems Society, senior member, European Union Control Association, Hungarian representative, NATO Research and Technology Board. IEEE Fellow.



About 580 scientific and technical papers written in Hungarian and foreign languages.

Citations: 1626
Impact faktor: 48,2
H index: 21

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