Virtual Environments and Imaging Technologies Laboratory
Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems
University of Pannonia
Egyetem u. 10
Phone Number: (36)-88-624601
Dr. Cecília Sik Lányi studied Mathematics and Computer Science (BSc) – József Attila University (1981) - Mathematics and Computer Science (MSc) – József Attila University (1984), and Teacher of Mathematics (BSc)- Berzsenyi Dániel Teacher Training College in 1988. She obtained the degree of Dr. Univ. at the University of Veszprém, Hungary in Physical-chemistry (1993), and of PhD at the University of Veszprém, Hungary in Computer Science (2000). She has worked as a software engineer and as an associate professor for program languages at the University of Pannonia. Currently she is teaching: virtual reality and its application, user interface design, computer graphics for informatics engineering students and using multimedia in the education for teacher training courses. PhD and Masters’ supervision has an emphasis on multimedia/ virtual reality for the rehabilitation of children with disabilities and patients with mental health issues. She got the “Master teacher” award of the Hungarian Ministry of Education in 2001.
She has published more than 300 refereed articles and conference papers, and worked as guest editor for many renowned journals e.g. International Journal of Virtual Reality, International Journal of Knowledge and Web Intelligence. She was the secretariat manager of the European Design for All e-Accessibility Network (EDeAN) www.edean.org/ in 2009. She is the representative of Hungary in International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 13: Human-Computer Interaction (TC13).
Her research area is Multimedia, Virtual Reality, Human Computer Interaction, Design for All in education and rehabilitation.
She is leader of 11 international or European R&D projects since 2001.