Prof. Dr. habil. Levente Kovács

Professor, Rector of the University, Director

Prof. Dr. habil. Levente Kovács graduated in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Timisoara in 2000 and received his MSc in public health engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) in 2011. He received his PhD in 2008, also from BME. His research interests are mainly in the areas of modern control theory and physiological regulation, where he has published more than 450 international journal articles and refereed international conference papers. His cumulative impact factor is above 100, his h-index is 24. Currently, since 2019, he is the Rector of Óbuda University, formerly Deputy Rector for Education, and Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science of Neumann János. He habilitated in 2013 with excellent results. He is a regular member of the Doctoral School of Applied Informatics and Applied Mathematics and of the University Doctoral and Habilitation Council, and head of the Knowledge Centre for Life Science Controls. He is also a member of the Biomedical Panel (TC 8.2) and the Control Engineering Education Panel (TC 9.4) of the International Federation for Automation (IFAC) and since 2010 of the Hungarian Diabetes Society. In 2015 he was the winner of the ERC StG, the most competitive research grant in the EU.


  • Msc Electrical Engineering


    "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania

  • PhD degree


    Budapest University of Technology and Economics

  • Biomedical Engineer MSc


    Budapest University of Technology and Economics

  • Habilitation with merit


    University of Óbuda