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Tibor Illés studied mathematics at Eötvös Loránd University where he obtained MSc in Mathematics (1987), doctor of university (dr. univ.) degree in Operations Research (1989) and PhD in Applied Mathematics (1996). In 1993, he got permanent position as Assistant Professor at Operations Research Department of Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences and has been promoted to Associate Professor in 1998. He moved to Budapest University of Technology and Economics in 2010.
During the past 25 years Tibor taught mathematics and operations research at different universities in and outside of Hungary, such as Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Cyprus (1995-96 and 1998-2000) and Strathclyde University (2007-2009) as full time staff member. He assumed temporary and/or visiting positions at number of universities including Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, London (January 1994), Delft University of Technology (February – April 1994, September 1996 – August 1997), Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania (May – June 1994), Copenhagen University (May – July 1995), Julius Maximilians University, Würzburg, Germany (June – July 1998), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada (June 2002, June 2003, May 2004, February 2005, September 2006).
Tibor has been active in various professional societies and scientific committees, amongst others the EURO – The Association of European Operational Research Societies, where he was representing Hungarian Operations Research Society (HORS) as the President of HORS from 2011 until 2014. Currently, he is the permanent representative of HORS in the EURO Council. With Professor Tamás Terlaky, he initiated the EURO WG on Continuous Optimization and led the working group with Tamás between 2000 and 2003. Tibor was serving as secretary of the Applied Mathematics Committee of János Bolyai Mathematical Society for two years. He is elected member of the Operations Research Scientific Committee of Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) since 2008 and worked as secretary of the committee until 2011. He has been re-elected three times so far. From 2013 he is elected representative of operations researchers in the General Assembly of HAS. He was appointed member of Hungarian National Research Fund Mathematics and Computer Science Panel (2011-2012). Since 2000, Tibor has been core member of the Council of the Mathematical Doctorial School, Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences.