Professor Kornél L. Kovács, graduated from the University of Szeged in 1971. His main affiliation was at the Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences between 1971 and 1996 where he still has a research team. From 1996 he is a full professor at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Szeged. Between 1996 and 2012 he served as department chair. In 2003 he became the Dean of Biosciences at this University and held this job until 2012. Altogether he spent 4.5 years as visiting scientist in the USA (University of California at Berkeley and University of Georgia) and 1.5 years in France (CEA-CENG Grenoble). Between 1994 and 2003 he coordinated 2 COST European collaboration networks in the field of research and development and participated in several EU FP5-FP6-FP7 projects in the field of biogas biotechnology. In 2004 he was elected to be the President of the Hungarian Biogas Association and was reelected in 2010 and 2015. The HBA is a founding member of the European Biogas Association. He has more than 300 publications in refereed scientific journals and is co-author of 8 patents.
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