Member Profile

Member: Centre for Energy Research, Institute of Technical Physics and Materials Science (EK MFA)


MTA EK Director: Dr. Ákos Horváth

MFA Director: Dr. Béla Pécz

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Number of Employees at MTA EK:

Total: 380                         Researcher: 150

Number of Employees in MFA:

Total: 122 Researcher: 80

MTA EK: Research and development in the field of nuclear science and technology for facilitating the adoption and the safe use of nuclear technology in Hungary, to participate in international research efforts aiming at the establishing a new generation of nuclear power plants and closing the fuel cycle, to study the interaction of radiation with matter.

MFA Mission: Interdisciplinary research on complex functional materials and nanometer-scale structures, exploration of physical, chemical, and biological principles, their exploitation in integrated micro- and nanosystems, and in the development of characterization techniques.


WMRIF Representatives:

 Dr. János Volk

Head of the Laboratory

Nanoelectromechanical Systems -

MFA Budapest, Hungary


 Dr. István Bársony Senior Scientific Advisor

Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Microelectromechanical Systems -

MFA Budapest,Hungary


High-Priority Materials R&D Topics:

1D and 2D Nanomaterials

Functional Materials for Nano- and Microelectromechanical Systems

Piezoelectric Materials

Thin Solid Films

Products and Services:

MEMS/NEMS Laboratories (

Ellipsometry (

Organizational Structure: