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Prof. dr. Molnár Sándor


Current positions

 

Research areas

  • control and systems theory, operational research, environmental modelling, environmental impact of energy systems, climate change mitigation options

 

Teaching (SZIE Department of Informatics)

Informatics
Applied Informatics
Mathematical Models in Environmental Protection Problems
Methods of Operational Research
Mathematical Systems Theory

 

Contact

  • Systemexpert Consulting Ltd
    Vadon u. 19
    1112 Budapest, Hungary

    e-mail: smol@sysexpert.com
    phone: 36 1 250 50 78

  • Szent István University Gödöllő (SZIE)
    Páter Károly u. 1
    Gödöllő, Hungary
    e-mail: molnar.sandor@gek.szie.hu
    phone: 36 28 522 051

 

Curriculum vitae

 

Current Projects:

2005-2006
6th National Communication to the UNFCCC "NC6" (comprehensive national report on GHG emissions and climate change abatement strategies)

 

 

Selected previous projects:

1994-1998
The US Country Studies Program on Climate Change
1995-1999
Research in the framework of IAEA's CRP "Comparative Assessment of Energy Sources in Hungary with regard to the UNFCCC"
1997-2001
Research in the framework of IAEA's CRP "Role of nuclear energy and other energy options in meeting international goals on GHG emission reduction"
1999-2001
EU 5th Framework research project "JOINT"
2001-2002
EU 5th Framework research project "BASE"
2002-2003
EU 5th Framework research project "ASCErT"

 


Professional experience/ expertise:

1980-1985
Joint research with the COIG, Katowice, Poland, modelling in production processes and energy policy (principal investigator)
1987
Joint research with the Barcelona Technical University, Spain, geostatistical methods (principal investigator)
1987
Joint research with the Department of Economics, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, decision making in natural resources management (principal investigator)
1988-1993
Joint research with the Tellus Institute, Boston, USA, decision making in energy policy (principal investigator)
1993-1998
Principal Investigator of a cooperative research project on Stability and Price Dynamics in Economic Network Systems between Central Mining Development Institute and University of Arizona (NSF supported research)
1993-1997
Joint research with Computer and Automation Research Institute Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, linear multivariable control systems (principal investigator)
1994-1998
The US Country Studies Program on Climate Change (Country coordinator)
1995
Visiting professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering Department, University of Arizona, Tucson (USA), teaching systems theory
1995-1999
Research in the framework of IAEA’s CRP "Comparative Assessment of Energy Sources in Hungary with regard to the UNFCCC"
1995-1998
Member of the UNFCCC Expert Group
1997-2001
Research in the framework of IAEA’s CRP "Role of nuclear energy and other energy options in meeting international goals on GHG emission reduction"
1998-1999
Capacity tender evaluator together with Argonne National Labs
1999-2001
EU 5th Framework research project "JOINT" country coordinator
2001-2002
EU 5th Framework research project "BASE" country coordinator
2002
Hungarian 3rd National Communication leading expert and coordinator
2002-2003
EU 5th Framework research project "ASCErT" country coordinator
2005
Hungarian 4th National Communication leading expert and coordinator
2005-2006
EU 6th Framework research project "4EM-MCP" country coordinator

 


Selected publications:

1. Adaptation of models supporting environmental strategies in the energy sector (Társszerző: Tajthy T. Központi Bányászati Fejlesztési Intézet, 1992, Budapest)

2. A környezetvédelm szempontjait is figyelembe vevő energetikai modellek használata I-II (Utilisation of energy models considering environmental impacts) (Systemexpert Tanácsadó Kft. 1994, Budapest)

3. Az Magyar Villamos Művek Rt legújabb energia stratégiájának vizsgálata az EFOM_ENV modellel (Analysis of the Hungarian Power Companies energy strategy with EFOM_ENV) (Systemexpert Tanácsadó Kft. 1994, Budapest)

4. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Response Policies in Central and Eastern Europe: Workshop Overvies Summary (Társszerzők: G. Marland, A. Sankovski, J. Wisniewski) (Proceedings of the Eastern European Regional Workshop on "Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Response Policies in Central and Eastern Europe", Időjárás, Quarterly Journal of the Hungarian Meteorological Service, Vol. 99. No. 3-4, July-December, pp. 147-157, 1995)

5. Energy-economic modelling in Hungary (Társszerző: Takács T.) (Proceedings of the Eastern European Regional Workshop on "Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Response Policies in Central and Eastern Europe", Időjárás, Quarterly Journal of the Hungarian Meteorological Service, Vol. 99. No. 3-4, July-December, pp. 419-428, 1995)

6. Estimating emissions from energy: Hungarian experience (Társszerzők: Takács T., Tajthy T.) (Proceedings of the Eastern European Regional Workshop on "Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Response Policies in Central and Eastern Europe", Időjárás, Quarterly Journal of the Hungarian Meteorological Service, Vol. 99. No. 3-4, July-December, pp. 365-374, 1995)

7. Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Analysis Using ENPEP, Hungarian Case, Argonne, Illinois, USA, 1995

8. Az Magyar Villamos Művek Rt energia és környezetstratégiája, (Hungarian Power Companies energetical and environmental strategy) Systemexpert Tanácsadó Kft. 1995, Budapest

9. Mitigation Options in Hungary (Társszerzők: Bacskó M., Takács T.), Proceedings of the Workshop for Strengthening International Partnerships in Baden near Vienna. Federal Ministry for the Environment , Austria, September, 18 th-20th, (1995) pp. 66-74.

10. Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States (in Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories - Interim Results from the U.S. Country Studies Program) Kluwer Academic Publishers (1996) pp. 223-235.

11. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Removals in Hungary (in Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories - Interim Results from the U.S. Country Studies Program) Kluwer Academic Publishers (1996) (Társszerzők: Takács T., Pálvölgyi T., Faragó T., Tajthy T.) pp. 275-287.

12. Magyarországi üveg-ház gáz adatkataszter 1991-1995-re, (Hungarian greenhouse-gas inventory 1991-1995) Systemexpert Tanácsadó Kft. 1996, Budapest

13. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Technologies and measures, Beijing, The People's Republic of China, November 12-15, 1996

14. Hungarian Climate Change Country Study. U.S. Country Studies Program, Systemexpert Consulting Ltd. (Társszerzők: Takács T., Bacskó M., Faragó T., Harnos Zs., Pálvölgyi T., Somogyi Z, Staub K., Tajthy T., 1997)

15. EFOM_ENV futtatások 1996-es adatokra (Hungary’s emission data for 1996 with EFOM_ENV) (Systemexpert Tanácsadó Kft. 1997, Budapest)

16. Assessment of Mitigation Measures and Programs In Hungary Applied Energy, Vol 56. pp. 325-332, 1997

17. Global Climate Change Mitigation Assessment: Results for 14 Transitioning and Developing Countries (U.S. Country Study Program) August 1997

18. Modellfuttatások 1997-es adatokra, (Hungary’s emission data for 1997 with EFOM_ENV) Systemexpert Tanácsadó Kft. 1998, Budapest

19. Hungary-Climate Change Action Plan. (In: National Climate Change Action Plans: Interim Report Change Action Plans: Interim Report For Developing and Transition Countries) (Társszerzők: Bacskó M., Harnos Zs., Mészáros G., Somogyi Z., Tajthy T., Takács T., Enviro-Management & Research, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, USA, 1997, pp. 84-92.)

20. Comparative cost effect analysis of emission taxation strategies (Jelentés a Nenmzetközi Atomenergia Ügynökség számára) No. 302-I1-HUN-9628 B5-HUN-25584. Témavezető: Dr. Molnár S., 1998

21. Projections and action plan for Hungary to mitigate the greenhouse gas emissions (Társszerzők: Takács T., Tajthy T., Proceedings of Clean Energy Symposium, Project Development and Finance for Economies in Transition, Szentendre, Hungary September 23-26, 1997)

22. Comprehensive Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Hungary, International Journal of Sustainable Development, (2001), Vol 5, 1-2 Electricity and Sustainability: Issues in Debate. Special Issue of International Journal for Sustainable Development (S. Molnár, T. Takács, M. Molnár)