Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Informatics

Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Research and development of mechatronic systems and components

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Mechatronics

Leader of RC/RW: Dr. Szabó Tamás

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: developing new construction design and methodological tools. Modeling of mechatronic systems; Modeling and simulation of mechatronical systems
Automation of mechatronical systems
Research and development of starter motors
Kinematical and dynamical modeling of robots
Researching digital image processing techniques for robots

Keywords: mechatronical systems modeling of robots

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: http://www.bosch.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Efficiency improvement of logistics systems and processes

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Logistics

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Illés Béla

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: controlling and planning methods for modular materials handling systems,computer integrated logistics, production and service logistics
warehousing, 
stock management,
recycling logistics, 
quality assurance logistics, 
maintenance logistics,
global logistics,
supply and distribution systems, 
logistics management

Keywords: production and service logistics

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: www.alt.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Audiovisual speech processing

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Automation and Infocommunication

Leader of RC/RW: Dr. Czap László

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: visual speech synthesis, audiovisual speech recognition, audiovisual transcoding, speech enhancement of hearing impaired children

Keywords: speech synthesis, speech recognition, acoustic-phonetic feature extraction

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: mazsola.iit.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Innovative materials technology, computer-aided process planning and process modeling

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Materials Science and Technology

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Tisza Miklós

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: materials science including metallic and nonmetallic materials, applied materials science, Computer Aided Materials Selection, materials testing, materials processing technologies including metal forming, welding, heat treatment; Computer Aided technological process planning and die design, Finite Element Analysis and Simulation of materials processing technologies

Keywords: material science, material testing, metal forming, welding, heat treatment and surface engineering, Computer Aided Engineering

International projects & results since 2000: 4 patents, more than 30 books, more than 1000 publications, regular industrial contract works, domestic and international projects

Webpage: www.met.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Structural integrity

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Materials Science and Technology

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Lukács János

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Conventional materials testing and fracture mechanical investigations under static, cyclic and dynamic loading conditions; Surface investigations; Full scale investigation of engineering structures and structural elements; Engineering failure analysis; Physical simulation; Lifetime management

Keywords: materials science, fracture mechanics, full scale tests, failure analysis, physical simulation, lifetime

International projects & results since 2000: 3 books (in Hungarian), numerous publications, regular industrial contract works, different research projects

Webpage: www.met.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Theory and techniques of machining procedures

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Manufacturing Science

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Kundrák János

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Theory and techniques of machining procedures, Production processes and systems, Assembly procedures, equipments and their systems

Keywords: production processes, rapid prototyping production

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: www.uni-miskolc.hu/~wwwggyt


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Selected topics in Fluid and Heat Engineering and Energetics

RC/RW availability (host): Deptartment of Fluid and Heat Engineering

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Szabó Szilárd

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Numerical simulation and laser tests of flow past and heat transfer from a heated and/or oscillating circular cylinder;
Research on new elements of internal combustion engines;
Energy and environmental analysis of alternative fuels, fuel additives and consumption reduction substances in internal combustion engines;
Theoretical and experimental investigation of fluid and heat engineering and energetic processes in the structural elements of internal combustion engines; 
Theoretical and experimental research for reducing the energy consumption of cooling devices and vacuum cleaners;
Numerical analysis of flow in the bladed space of turbomachines;
Investigation and development of turbulence generators.

Keywords: HVAC systems, flow and heat transfer,
turbomachines,
internal combustion engines,
processes of power engineering,
CFD,
PIV, LDV, CTA

International projects & results since 2000: R&D reports for industrial firms, projects for fundamental research and international research collaborations, 2 successful habilitation processes, 4 defended PhD theses, pubications in Hungary and abroad

Webpage: www.aht.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Innovative engineering production development

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Machine and Product Design

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Vadászné Dr. Bognár Gabriella

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Dimensioning, analysing, and selection of gear drives and planetary-gears
Researches on the field of gear geometry, construction of harmonic drives and dimensioning its elements
Fluid film bearings, tribological research of frictional surfaces, tribology
Computer Aided Design, design theory, design methodology
Vibration diagnostics, acoustics in machine design, environmental protection, maintenance
Design of machine supports, investigating the starting and breaking phenomena of machine-systems
Finite element analysis and multidisciplinary optimum design of machine elements, structures and assemblies
Machine tools, Machine elements, Machine parts, Mechatronics, Pneumatics, Design methodology
Acoustics, Diagnostics

Keywords: design of machines and structures; Machine tools
Machine elements
Machine parts
Design methodology
Diagnostics

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: www.uni-miskolc.hu/gepelemek


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Computational and Applied Mechanics

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Applied Mechanics

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Dr. Bertóti Edgár

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Continuum mechanics, Variational principles in mechanics
Mechanics of contact problems, Mechanics of friction and wear, Mechanical models for composite materials 
rubber-like materials
Finite element methods and finite element analysis
hp-version finite element method
multi-field finite elements models

Keywords: Continuum mechanics, Finite element method

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: http://www.mech.uni-miskolc.hu/index_huf.html


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Optimal modeling of metal structures

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Logistics

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Jármai Károly

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Design and optimization of metal structures 
cost calculation and design of economic steel structures

Keywords: metal structures

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: www.alt.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Energy efficiency in the chemical industry and innovative environmental technologies

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Chemical Machinery

Leader of RC/RW: Dr. Siménfalvi Zoltán

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Application of innovative environment friendly technologies and green chemistry in the chemical industry
Unit operations: mechanical, heat- and mass-transfer processes 
Increasing energy efficiency
Safety engineering in pressure systems: risk analysis, safety valves, explosion panels and rupture discs, gas and dust explosion protection, analysis of gas and dust explosion parameters
Design and strength analysis of pressure vessels, pipes, and storage tanks
Environmental protection, life-cycle analysis (LCA), environmental-economic assessment of technologies, corporate environmental management
Sustainability in chemical industry

Keywords: unit operation, safety engineering, explosion, pressure vessel, strength analysis, life-cycle analysis, environmental management

International projects & results since 2000: Unique laboratory of dust- gas- and hybrid mixtures explosion, industrial R&D projects, 2 defended PhD theses, international and hungarian publications

Webpage: vgt.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Constructive geometry

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Descriptive Geometry

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Juhász Imre

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Computer aided geometric design 
constructive geometry 
geometry of tools

Keywords: constructive geometry, curve and surface modeling, spline

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: abrpc09.abrg.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Production Information Systems

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Information Engineering

Leader of RC/RW: dr. Dudás László

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Behaviour Based Control
Similarity analysis of source codes
Computer aided scheduling of discrete manufacturing processes
Production information engineering, 
Computer Aided Process Control, 
Modelling and simulation of production processes, 
Intelligent–based model for optimum solution of manufacturing processing on composite materials, 
Development of new gear types

Keywords: Manufacturing Execution Systems, 
Production Planning, 
Scheduling, CNC, 
Multi-Objective Optimization, 
Intelligent technology, 
Composite materials
Gears, Mesh

International projects & results since 2000: More than 20 journal papers, 40 conference presentations, 4 books, 5 Research projects

Webpage: http://ait2.iit.uni-miskolc.hu/


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Applied mathematics

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Applied Mathematics

Leader of RC/RW: dr. Fegyverneki Sándor

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Numerical methods: eigenvalue problems,solution of system of nonlinear equations, approximation of functions
Computer science: paralel algorithms, application of Diophantine equations
Mathematical statistics: random fields, kernel estimators, Cox’s regression, robust estimators
Functional equations, generalized convexity, regularity and stability of convex functions
Measure theory: optimal measure, inequalities

Keywords: mathematical statistics; functional equations

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: http://web.uni-miskolc.hu/~applmath/


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Intelligent information systems

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Information Technology

Leader of RC/RW: dr. Kovács László

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Application oriented Fuzzy rule interpolation systems
Analysis and development of natural language interfaces
Development of modeling and code generation tools for ETL (Extraction, Transformation, Loadin) processes
Development of software modules for the SEE-GRID-2 distributed infrastructure framework
Analysis of statistical learning methods in soft computing
Application Server oriented software engineering methods in Java

Keywords: fuzzy systems, natural language interface, software development

International projects & results since 2000: several development projects, 
More than 20 journal papers, 40 conference presentations, 4 books, 5 Research projects

Webpage: www.iit.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Selected topics in algebra

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Analysis

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Szigeti Jenő

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Ordinary and partial differential equations, numerical analytical methods.
Associative rings and algebras, algebras satisfying polynomial identities, matrix algebras over non-commutative rings.
Ordered algebraic structures, lattices and other lattice related algebras.
Diophantine equations, Euler, Bernoulli and Hermite polynomials.
Mathematical Physics
Vibration and stability, mathematical models.

Keywords: rings and algebras, lattices, diophantie equations

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: www.uni-miskolc.hu/~puremath


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Selected topics in modern physics

RC/RW availability (host): Institute of Physics

Leader of RC/RW: Prof. Paripás Béla

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Low energy electron-atom collisions 
Coincidence electron spectrometry 
Theoretical solid state physics 
Computer aided study of nanoparticles Theory of gravitational waves

Keywords: electron - atom collision, solid state physics, gravitational waves

International projects & results since 2000: Papers in important journals: Physical Review A, Physical Review D, Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physical Research, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, Philosophical Magazine, International Journal of Modern Physics B, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, European Physical Journal

Webpage: http://web.uni-miskolc.hu/~www_fiz/tanszek/kutatas/index.htm


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Theory of machine tools

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Machine Tools

Leader of RC/RW: Dr. Takács György

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Theory of machine tools
Construction activities of machine tools and their units
Computer Aided Design
Mechatronical orientated research of Machine tools
Hydraulics and pneumatics

Keywords: computer aided designs, pneumatics

International projects & results since 2000: --

Webpage: www.szgt.uni-miskolc.hu


Name of Research Centre and Research Workshop: Automotive electric and electronic systems

RC/RW availability (host): Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Leader of RC/RW: Dr. Blága Csaba

Description, objectives and fields of researches of RC/RW: Automotive electric and electronic systems. Modelling and measurement of starters and alternators.
Mathematical modelling and laboratory measurement of noises of electric machines.
Design and simulation of electronic circuits. Manufacturing of printed circuits board.
Electric drives: electric motors, electric drives, power electronics - modelling and simulation, electric vehicles

Keywords: Automotive, electric, electronics
Computer, measurement, noise, electric machines
Electronics, design, PCB
Modelling, simulation, electric drives

International projects & results since 2000: several publications, industrial works

Webpage: http://web.uni-miskolc.hu/~elkblaga/