Géza Tarnai, CSc


Studies, Degrees

  • MSc in Transportation Engineering (1963)

  • Dr. univ (1968)

  • Candidate of Sciences (CSc, 1985)

  • Dr. habil (2000)



professor emeritus


  • H-1111 Budapest Stoczek u.2. St. ép. 113.

  • Tel: (36)-1-463-1990

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Place and Date of Birth

Budapest, 1940


German, English, Russian



Budapest University of Technology and Economics

• professor emeritus 2010-

• professor 2001-

• associate professor 1986-

• senior lecturer 1968-

• assistant lecturer 1963-


Research Fields

• Hazard and risk analysis

• requirement specification

• design and test

• safety assessment and certification of safety critical (in particular railway signalling) systems





  • Pro Ferrovia Award (MÁV, 1996)

  • „Széchenyi" Professorial Scholarship (MKM, 1998)

  • Gold Medal of the University of Žilina (2003)

  • Mikó Imre Award (MTA-MÁV, 2008)

  • „József Nádor" Medal (BME, 2010)



  • Control and Automation I.

  • Transport Automation I.

  • Railway Control and Communication Systems I.-II.

  • Research Methodology (PhD course)

  • Risk and Safety Integrity in the Transportation (PhD course)

  • Sicherungstechnik im internationalen Vergleich

  • (Siemens TS Rail Automation Academy) 2005-2008



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