Professor emeritus Dr. László Pap (born in 1943) graduated from the Budapest Technical University, Electrical Engineering Faculty with a degree in telecommunications. In 1980 he received a PhD and later a CSc, and Doctor of Sciences in 1992. He was elected as a correspondent member in 2001, then as a full member in 2007 of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has been a professor in the Electrical Engineering and Informatics Faculty at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics since 1992. Between 1992 and 2008 he served as Head of the Telecommunications Department and from 2001 to 2004 as Strategic Vice Rector of the University. He has obtained numerous patents for his inventions. He is the Honorary President of the Scientific Association for Infocommunications, a member of the Telecommunications Systems Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and, among others, a member of the editorial board of the periodical World of Nature and Wireless Networks, a member of the Hungarian Space Board and the President of the Scientific Council on Space Research.