ANDRAS VETIER, Ph.D.
Retired associate professor, Department of Stochastics, Institute of Mathematics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics;
Candidate (equivalent to Ph.D.) in mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1983, Thesis title: Billiards in Potential Fields; Diploma in mathematics, Eotvos University, Budapest, 1973;
Centeral European University, Budapest, 1999/present; State University of New York at New Paltz, New York, USA, 2 times 1 year, 1991/92 and 1988/89; Brevard Community College, Florida, USA, 1 year, 1987/88; University of Rome, Italy, 1 month, 1984;
Deans Award 2012; Excellent Teacher of the Faculty, awarded by the Commette of Students, 2001; Textbook Award for my "Introduction to Probability Theory", awarded by the Hungarian Ministry of Education, 1986; K. Renyi Award for outstanding student paper, awarded by the J. Bolyai Mathematical Society, 1973;
Research interest, publications:
Measure and probability theory, mathematical statistics, ergodic theory. I published 7 research papers in mathematical periodicals and refereed conference proceedings. I wrote an award-winning text (230 pages) in probability theory in 1981. A didactically simple measure theoretical introduction into probability theory for engineers, with new ideas developed during my courses, is presented in my text-book (587 pages), which appeared in 1991. Both books are in Hungarian. I also wrote text on stochastic processes in English language (120 pages), which includes many solved and unsolved problems. It appeared in 1994. Its second, revised, extended edition appeared in 2000.
on the Role of Multimedia in Teaching at Universities,
Other professional activities:
Member of J. Bolyai Mathematical Society, Budapest, since 1970; Member of Higher Education Commettee of J. Bolyai Society, 1977-82;