MEMBERS of the Momentum Research Group

Janos Abonyi is a full professor at the Department of Process Engineering at the University of Pannonia in computer science and chemical engineering. He received MEng and PhD degrees in chemical engineering in 1997 and 2000 from the University of Veszprem, Hungary. In 2008, he earned his Habilitation in the field of Process Engineering, and the DSc degree from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2011. In the period of 1999-2000 he was employed at the Control Laboratory of the Delft University of Technology (in the Netherlands). Dr. Abonyi has co-authored more than 240 journal papers and chapters in books and has published five research monographs and one Hungarian textbook about data mining. His research interests include complexity, process engineering, quality engineering, data mining and business process redesign.

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Researchers and PhD students

Gergely Honti graduated with bachelor's (2016) and master's (2017) degree in computer engineering from University of Pannonia. He has been working as a Computer Engineer for 5 years and has been involved in cutting edge technology projects, like Siemens Syngo. His research area is Big Data and Data Analysis.

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Gyula Dorgo graduated with bachelor's (2016) and master's (2017) degree in chemical engineering with a specialization in process engineering from the University of Pannonia. His research interest covers the areas of goal-oriented optimization, event analysis and data science applications in process mining. His current research focuses on the applications of process mining tools in alarm management for the improvement of process safety.

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Daniel Leitold - graduated with bachelor's (2013) and master's (2015) degree in Computer Science Engineering at the University of Pannonia. His research interest covers the areas of analysis of complex networks and dynamical systems and data science applications on complex systems. His current research focuses on handling uncertainty in complex systems.

Tamas Ruppert - graduated with bachelor's (2015) degree in Mechanical Engineering and (2015) in Engineering Information Technology and master's (2016) degree Mechatronical Engineering. His research interested covers the areas of Process Mining algorithms, Discrete-event simulators and supply chain management. His current research focuses on Industry 4.0 (Discrete Event simulators, Connected Factory, Supply Chain manamegent) and Big Data.

BSc and MSc students at the Momentum Research Group

  • Tamas Torgyik - multi and many objective optimization
  • Piegler Peter -deep learning
  • Kristóf Varga - process mining

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External members - Cooperations

Department of Computer Science and Systems Technology, University of Pannonia, Hungary

  • Agnes Vathy Fogarassy - Data mining
  • János Baumgartner - Survival analysis
  • Zoltan Süle - Optimisation, stochastic processes

HAS - UP - Budapest Ranking Reseach Group

Research Group on Process Network Engineering, Kaposvar University

to be extended, "our mind is open" ..

Industrial partners

Balluff - Zoltan Kantor - Smart sensors

Foxconn - Mark Hermann - Industry 4.0 and big data

iQor - Kornel Nemeth - Services 4.0

Lear - Tamas Ruppert - Industry 4.0 and process development

MOL - Soft sensors, alarm management

to be extended ..


Robert Manchin - is the President of Europa Nova, a think tank and consulting organisation. Previously, Manchin was the Senior Vice President of Gallup Organisation, Princeton and the Chairman and Managing Director of Gallup Europe.

Graduated PhD students (former members of Abonyilab)

Tibor Kulcsár, 2017, Data mining specialist and system architect, I-New Unified Mobile Solutions AG,

Laszló Dobos, 2016, Support Engineer, SAP Hungary

Zoltán Bankó, 2016, Development lead, Bosch

Tamas Kenesei, 2015, Modelling and Support Advisor at MOL Group

Tamas Csiszer, 2014, Assistant Professor at EDUTUS College

Andras Kiraly, 2013, Software engineer

Tamas Varga, 2010, Assistant Professor at University of Pannonia

Balazs Balasko, 2009, Application Manager at SABIC Europe, Geleen The Netherlands

Nora Moldovanyi, 2008, Senior APC Engineer, Honeywell

Ferenc Peter Pach, 2008, Lead Data Scientist at Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research

Balazs Feil, 2006, Controrg, Senior Engineer

Janos Madar, 2005, Controrg, Senior Engineer