Curriculum vitae: Zentai László

Born in 1959.

M.Sc. in cartography, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest 1984
Research scholarship to Helsinki University (1990), Karlsruhe University (1994)
Ph.D. in cartography, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest 1995
D.Sc. Hungarian Academy of Science 2005

Positions (at Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics):
Lecturer 1988–1992
Assist. Prof. 1992–1996
Assoc. Prof. 1996–2006
Head of the department 2005–
Full Prof. 2006–

Activities in Academic Administration
Vice-Dean for Scientific and International Affairs, Faculty of Informatics (2003–2007)
Vice-Rector for Education (2007–2010)

Research activities

Activities in the International Cartographic Association (ICA):

Major publications:
Atlas of Central Europe (1993)
Atlas of leading and 'avoidable' causes of death in countries of Central and Eastern Europe (1997)
Számítógépes térképészet ('Computer cartography') (2000)
Administrative atlas of Hungary 1914 (2000)
National ecological networks of European countries (2005)
Preservation of modern cartographic products (2006)
Spatial tracking in sport (2007)

Other activities:
Active senior orienteer
Member of Map Commission of the International Orienteering Federation, 1996–2002, Chairman, 2002–2006
Council member of the International Orienteering Federation, 2006–

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