László Dunai graduated Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Budapest in 1983 and Engineering Mathematics in 1986. PhD title was obtained in 1996 and in 2002 he acquired the habilitation. In 2008 he got the Doctor of Sciences degree, and in 2016 he was elected as the Corresponding Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He participated in postdoctoral study programs in Lehigh University (USA) and in Osaka University (Japan). He is now professor at the Civil Engineering Faculty and head of the Structural Engineering Department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics; since 2013 he is the Dean of the Faculty. He’s key areas of research cover the following subjects: steel and steel-concrete composite structures; thin-walled structural systems; stability and fatigue of bridges; numerical modelling, finite element analysis and design of structures. He supervised 14 PhD thesis. He participates actively in editorial boards of international journals, conference organizing and scientific committees.