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Education

PhD in Economics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (2001)
Doctorate degree in Vehicle Dynamics, Technical University of Budapest (1981)
MSc in Industrial Economics, Technical University of Budapest (1978)
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Budapest (1972)
Dr. habil in Engineering Management, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (2006)


About

Dr Farkas has previously served on the faculties of Technical University of Budapest, of IMC Graduate School of Business at the Central European University (Budapest). In addition, he has held visiting professorships, short-term appointments and research fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, at the Case Western Reserve University, USA, and at the Imperial College, UK.

He has taught courses in probability and statistics, decision theory and analysis, production and operations management, and operations research. His research includes 70 papers on the theory and applications of multi-criteria decision making (jointly with professor Pál Rózsa), multivariate statistical methods and flexible manufacturing systems, and many have appeared in leading academic journals including Linear Algebra and its Applications, Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, Computers and Mathematics, and Annals of Operations Research. In particular, he has published extensively in the areas of multi-criteria scaling methods and linear and non-linear optimization.

He has received a number of teaching and research awards. Dr Farkas has consulted for a number of local and international companies.


Courses taught

Statistical Methods
Quantitative Research Methods


For any information on any of these topics, please contact

 Professor Farkas.