(Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
László Dunai DSc became a doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) in 2008. He has worked at the Department of Structural Engineering at Budapest University of Technology and Economics’ Faculty of Civil Engineering since 1989, since 2003 as a professor. He has been the head of the department since 2010. Ha has also served as the dean of the faculty since 2013. Professor Dunai is a member of numerous associations, for example, the Fritz Engineering Research Society, the Structural Stability Research Council and the Hungarian Steel Structure Association, to name a few. He is also on MTA’s doctoral committee, as well as on the editorial board of the Journal of Constructional Steel Research and Steel Construction. His fields of research include steel- and steel-concrete composite structures, behaviour of structural connections under cyclic loading, innovative thin-walled structural systems, and numerical modelling of structures: nonlinear finite element modelling, among others.