The prestigious ”John von Neumann” Professor title is awarded jointly by the Budapest University of Technology and Economincs (BME) and the John von Neumann Computer Society to an internationally well-known and acknowledged professor of a Hungarian or foreign university whose field of expertise and activities are related to the scientific achievements of John von Neumann and whose activities are connected to BME.
The ”John von Neumann” Professors of BME:
2017: László Lovász, mathematician, Abel Prize Laureate
2018: János Sztipanovits, electrical engineer and computer scientist, distinguished Professor at Vanderbilt University
2019: Dan Shechtman, chemist, Nobel Laureate
2020: László Székelyhídi Jr., Leibniz Prize Laureate, mathematician, Professor at University of Leipzig
2021: Endre Szemerédi, mathematician, Abel Prize Laureate