Sándor Zoltán Németh qualified with a (degree equivalent to) MSc in Mathematics from the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania as chief of promotion. He obtained a PhD in Mathematics at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary.
Sándor has obtained the following Scholarships and Awards:
- 1989: 3rd prize at the university's Olympiad
- 1989: 2nd prize at the university's Scientific Student Conference
- 1992/93: Tempus scholarship, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
- 1995-1998: Scholarship of the Hungarian Ministry of Education
- 1998-2001: Bolyai János fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
- 2000: Farkas Gyula prize for Applied Mathematics of the Bolyai János Mathematical Society
- 2002-2003: Honorary Research Fellow, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham
- 1999-2005: Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Operations Research and Decision Systems, Computer and Automation Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
- 2001 autumn term: External Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham
- 1993-1995: Teaching Assistant, Chair of Geometry, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Sándor was a Stream Organizer for nine EURO conferences, the latest two of them the Mathematical Programming Stream of the EURO XXX Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 23-26, 2019 and the 'Nonlinear Programming: Theory' Stream of the EURO XXIX Conference, Valencia, Spain, July 8-11, 2018.
Four PhD students and two Mphil students have obtained their degrees under Sándor's supervision and he is currently supervising two PhD students.
Sándor is a language enthusiast. He has a native/bilingual proficiency in Hungarian and Romanian, full professional proficiency in English, professional proficiency in Portuguese, limited working proficiency in Spanish and Italian, elementary proficiency in French and Catalan.