Eszter BALÁZSI
Education:
Postgraduate Program in Translation and Interpreting in English, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 1999
BA in English as a Foreign Language - secondary school teacher, University of Pécs, Hungary, 1998
MSc in Physics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA, 1997
BSc in Teaching Physics, University of Pécs, Hungary, 1996

Employment:
Adjunct Faculty member of the Pre-Medical Track at McDaniel College Budapest - since 2015

Eszter worked as a tutor at the Department of Theoretical Physics at the University of Pécs. While attending the Graduate School of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA, she was offered a graduate assistantship at the Department of Physics. In 2002, she worked as a tutor for first-year students at the Physics Departments of two universities in Melbourne, Australia (University of Melbourne, Monash University).

Courses taught:
PHY 1010 Physics for Pre Med I.
PHY 1011 Physics for Pre Med II.
Gyula HONYEK dr.
Education:
MSc in Teaching Physics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 1984
University Doctorate Degree, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 1977
MSc in Physics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 1975

Employment:
Adjunct Faculty member of the Pre-Medical Track at McDaniel College Budapest - since 1992
He has been in charge of supervising the content and the implementation of the course material since the start of the program. Gyula has a lot of experience in teaching, lecturing and mentoring at various educational institutions. Between 1975 and 1985, he worked as a physicist and lecturer at the Department of General Physics at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Between 1985 and 2011, he was a teacher and teacher trainer at two prestigious high schools in Budapest.
He has also worked as a teacher trainer and mentor for the Hungarian and foreign teams at the Physics Olympic Games for students. He is a co-author of numerous course books on Physics. Two of them were published in English by Cambridge University Press: 200 Puzzling Physics Problems 2001 & 200 More Puzzling Physics Problems 2016

Awards:
Rátz Tanár Úr Award, 2015
’Bonis Bona – For the Talents of the Nation’ Award, 2015
Mikola Award, 2010
Hungarian Academy Award for teachers’ research, 2002
Ericsson Award, 2001
Roland Eötvös Physical Society Medal, 1993

Courses taught:
PHY 1010 Physics for Pre Med I.
PHY 1011 Physics for Pre Med II.
Panni PELÉNYI
Education:
MSc in Mathematics and Physics - University of Pécs, Hungary, 1972

Employment:
Adjunct Faculty member of the Pre-Medical Track at McDaniel College Budapest - since 1992

She started her career as a lecturer at the Department of Physics, University of Pécs, Hungary (1974-85). From 1985 to 2015, she was a teacher and teacher trainer at Toldy High School in Budapest, Hungary. She is also the co-author of numerous course books in Physics.

Awards:
2004 - Ericsson Award for Supporting Talented Students
2001 - Graphisoft Award for Supporting Talented Students
2000 - Pataki Award
1995 - Teacher of the Year Award
1984 - Honor for Publishing Electrodynamics Course Book for the University of Pécs

Courses taught:
PHY 1010 Physics for Pre Med I.
PHY 1011 Physics for Pre Med II.
Gusztáv SCHAY dr.
Education:
PhD in Biology - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 2013
BSc in Electrical Engineering - Kandó Kálmán College, Budapest, Hungary, 2003
MSc in Pharmacy - Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, 1998

Employment:
Adjunct Faculty member of the Pre-Medical Track at McDaniel College Budapest - since 2015

Besides teaching at McDaniel College Budapest, Gusztáv is an assistant professor at the Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology at Semmelweis University, Budapest.

Number of publications: 9

Courses taught:

PHY 1010 Physics for Pre Med I.
PHY 1011 Physics for Pre Med II.

Since October 5, 2020 the education at McDaniel College Budapest has been online. We have successfully conducted our online instruction both in the two-semester and in the one-semester Pre-Medical Track this academic year. Even though we are committed to continue our instruction on campus in person when circumstances permit (hopefully from September, 2021), we will also offer the possibility to complete the whole course online. If you are interested in joining us, you can apply here.