ASA Art and Technology
György Darvas (1948) took his degrees in theoretical
physics and in philosophy of science at the Roland Eötvös
University, Budapest. His research field covers interdisciplinary
studies of symmetries in the arts and the sciences - http://www.mtakszi.iif.hu/darvas.htm.
He has published several books and nearly two hundred articles
- latest: Symmetry - http://www.birkhauser.ch/978-3-7643-7554-6.
He has been the editor in chief of the journal "Symmetry"
[1990--] http://symmetry.hu/ . He was one of the co-founders
of the ever first international symmetry society , and
he is the founder and CEO of the International Symmetry Association
(ISA) http://symmetry.hu/. He organised a long series of international
meetings and art+science festivals related to the study and applications
of symmetries around the world. He is the director of the Symmetrion,
an international institute of ISA in Budapest, with branches
abroad. He used to be an invited professor of several universities
from the U.S. to Japan, currently he gives lectures at the R.
Eötvös University, Budapest, and the Lomonosov State
University, Moscow. He is employed as a senior research fellow
by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.