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ERDŐSI Ferenc

Erdősi Ferenc
Transdanubian Research Institute

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Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

Name : Erdősi Ferenc

Place and date of birth : Pécs, April 19th,1934

Marital status : married, two children

Contact

landline Work +36 (72) 523-844
fax Centre +36 (72) 523-803
landline Centre +36 (72) 523-800
E-mail erdosi(at)rkk.hu

Education and training

1956 — university degree Teacher of Geography
1961 — university degree Secondary School Teacher of History
1977Hungarian Academy of Sciences — CSc in Geography
1989Hungarian Academy of Sciences — DSc in Geography

Language skills

German (writes, reads, lectures)
Russian (writes, reads, lectures)

Places of work and employment

1956—1959Marcali Secondary Grammar and Business School — teacher
1959—1961Primary Schools in Pécs — teacher
1961—1964Cséti Ottó Mining School — teacher
1964—1967Teachers' Training College in Pécs Department of Geography — assistant lecturer
1967—1977Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences — research fellow
1978—1990Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences — senior research fellow
1978—Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences — head of department
1990—2011Centre for Regional Studies Hungarian Academy of Sciences — scientific advisor
2011—MTA Regionális Kutatások Központja, Pécs — kutató professor emeritus

Teaching activities

1964—1967assistant lecturer, Teachers' Training College in Pécs Department of Geography
1987—part-time college associate professor, Teachers' Training College in Pécs Department of Geography
1990—part-time professor, Teachers' Training College in Pécs Department of Geography
1996—professor, Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Business and Economics Doctoral School of Regional Policy and Economics
1997—part-time professor, Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Business and Economics Department of Agriculture, Environment and Regional Economicsand Economics
2002—lecturer, Univ. of Pécs Doctoral School of Geosciences
2003—part-time professor, Univ. of Pécs

Scientific activity

1980—1996Hungarian Geographical Association, committee member
1985—1992Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Pécs Committee of Regional Development and Environmental Issues, President
1988—Scientific Accreditation Board, member
1993—1995gional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Pécs Committee of Regional Development and Environmental Issues, member
1993—Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Pécs Committee of Regional Development and Environmental Issues, member
1995—Doctoral Committee, member
1996—Hungarian Academy of Sciences Geographical Committee, member
1997—Hungarian Geographical Association, member
2000—Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Pécs Working Committee for Transport, member
2009—Hungarian Engineers' Chamber, honorary member

Awards

1998Honourable Award of the President of the Local Government General Meeting
2000—2003Holder of Széchenyi Scholarship
2002Scientific Award of Baranya County
2003Literary Award of the Hungarian Scientific Association for Transport
2004Knight's Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary
2004Baross Gábor Award
2010Literary Award of the Hungarian Scientific Association for Transport
2014Officer's Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary

Subjects taught

Regional Transport Geography (Univ. of Pécs, Faculty of Natural Sciences Geographical Institute)
Transport in Europe and Regional Development (Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Natural Sciences Doctoral School of Geosciences)
Transport and Regional Development (Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Business and Economics Department of Agriculture, Environment and Regional Economics)
Trans-European Networks (Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Business and Economics Doctoral School of Regional Policy and Ecoonomics)
Gegraphy of General Communication (Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Natural Sciences Geographical Institute)
Anthropogenetic Environmental Impacts (Univ. of Pécs Faculty of Natural Sciences Doctoral School of Geosciences)

Research fields

urban climate, micro-climate, anthropogenetic geomorphology, the complex research of environmental changes
urban geography (the physical geographical aspects of the urban develoent of Pécs; the functions and urban structure of Pécs in the period of capitalism,; the urban geography of Mohács 1970–80s)
The geography of transport and telecommunication - regional aspects. (Transport and telecommunication in South-Transdanubia and Northern-Transdanubia; Communication and spatial structure; Telematics; The geography of inland waterway and sea navigation; The geography of air transport; The georaphy of general communication; The role of regional and sectoral interests in the formation and spatial structure of the Hungarian transport network; (since the 1980s); Transport and telecommunication in Hungary; Transport in Eastern Europe; Telecommunication in China and the countries of the Third World
Industrial geography (The regional aspects of Hungarian brewing industry; The regional problems of Hungary's building material industry; The complex industrial geography of the mining zone in North-Mecsek (1970s)

Publications