University of Pannonia, Faculty of Information Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems

Associate Professor

Virtual Environments and Imaging Technologies Laboratory

Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems

University of Pannonia

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Phone Number: +36-88-624-000, 6206

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Dr. Cecília Sik Lányi studied Mathematics and Computer Science (M.S.) – József Attila University (1984), and Teacher of Mathematics - 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), habilitation in Computer Science (2017). 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. PhD and Masters’ supervision has an emphasis on Virtual Reality for the rehabilitation of children with disabilities and patients with mental health issues.

She received several awards, the most important ones are:

  • „Master teacher” award of the Hungarian Ministry of Education in 2001;
  • „Diamond-Award from the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe in 2015, which is a personal recognition, granted for outstanding work in advancing assistive technology in Europe
  • “King Salman Award for Disability Research” from the King Salman Center for Disability Research in the Kingdom of Saud Arabia in 2018.

She has supervised more than 200 BSc and MSc thesis works from 1997. Her students received numerous awards, too.

She has published more than 400 referred articles and conference papers, and worked as guest editor for many renowned journals and books. Her research area is Virtual Reality, Multimedia, Human Computer Interaction and Design for All.