Istvan Sajtos

 

Sajtos IstvánIstvan Sajtos

civil engineer, Msc, PhD.

 
Budapest 1521 Műegyetem rkp.1-3. K.III.24 / 4.
sajtos_at_szt.bme.hu

 

Date of birth: Székesfehérvár, 9 July 1961

Marital status: Married, three children 

 List of publications


Education

  • 1975-79 Secondary technical school for road construction and road maintenance
  • 1980-85 Civil Engineering Department of the Technical University of Budapest
  • 1986-87 Postgraduate course on applied mathematics at the Technical University of Budapest
  • 1989-90 Postgraduate Structural Designer Master School of the Scientific Society of Building
  • 8 April-13 May 2000 Postgraduate course on teaching methods, Ausbildungszentrum des Schweizerischen Baumeisterverbandes

 

Qualification

  • June 1985      MSc degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineer), Technical University of Budapest
  • July. 1997.    Dr. (Ph.D.) degree in Civil Engineering, Technical University of Budapest

 

Languages

  • 1994    English (intermediate)
  • 1997    Russian (passive)

 

Positions held

  • 1985-90         Structural designer at the Institute of Design Development and Technology, Budapest
  • 1986-87         Part-time assistant lecturer at Ybl Miklos Polytechnic, Budapest
  • 1990-92         Assistant lecturer at Ybl Miklos Polytechnic, Budapest
  • 1992-96         Lecturer at Ybl Miklos Polytechnic, Budapest
  • 1993-94         Part-time researcher at Department of Strength of Materials, Technical University of Budapest
  • 1996-99         Assistant professor at Department of Strength of Materials and Structures, Technical University of Budapest
  • 1999-date      Associate professor at Department of Strength of Materials and Structures (new name: Department of Mechanics, Materials and Structures), Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • 2008-date      head of the Department of Mechanics, Materials and Structures, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

 

Prizes, acknowledgement, scholarships

  • 1992 Jul. 23-1993 May. 26.            Imre Korányi Scolarship, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. Granted by: The Thomas Cholnoky Foundation, Inc.
  • 2001 Sept.- 2004 Aug.        István Széchenyi Scholarship. Granted by: Hungarian Ministry of Education.
  • 2009                                     TDK teacher sholarship. Granted by: Pro Progressio Foundation.
  • 2011                                     Plaquette for „TDK MUNKÁÉRT”. Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • 2014                                     Plaquette for „TDK MUNKÁÉRT”. BME. Budapest University of Technology and Economics

 

Statistics of publications

  • 1 book, 6 book chapters, 9 technical reports and 42 papers (17 in foreign language), 5 electronic publications (1 in foreign language)
  • Number of independent citations: 40

 

Tutorial activity

  • Two completed PhD
  • Four running PhD

 

Research fields

  • Application of shotcrete technology in building industry.
  • Design of reinforcement of membrane shells.
  • Internal forces of membrane shells.
  • Buckling of spherical shells.
  • Civil engineering applications of fractal geometry.
  • The effect of internal structure on the behavior concrete and reinforced concrete structures.
  • Behavior of masonry walls and domes.
  • Sher stresses of variable cross-section beams.
  • Design of composite RC joints.
  • Design of cantilevered staircases.

 

Memberships

  • 1993-2004; 2008-date          American Concrete Institute
  • 1996-                                     Hungarian Chamber of Engineers
  • 1998-2000                             Board member of the Menyhard Istvan Foundation
  • 1999-                                    Hungarian Group of International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib)
  • 2010-2012                            Member of the jury of award of Section of Civil and Architectural Engineering of Hungarian Scientific Research Fund
  • 2014-date                             Member of Section of Engineering Sciences of Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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