Ernő Rubik#

Email:viktor.bohm 'at' gmail.com
Membership Number:4170
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:erubik
Homepage: http://www.rubik.hu/hu/hirek/rubik-lexikon/item/2-rubik-ern%C5%91


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007 – Aquincum Institute of Technology, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1996 – Hungarian Academy of Engineering, Honorary President
  • 1990 - 1996 Hungarian Academy of Engineering, President
  • 1983 – Rubik Studio Ltd. Budapest, Hungary
  • 1982 – 1983 Editor in Chief, "and Game (és Játék)" Hungarian quarterly game magazine
  • 1970 – 1988 Hungarian University of Arts and Design (assistant and associate professor)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Architect
  • Inventor of Rubik's cube and other twisting puzzles
  • Puzzle designer

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Magyar Szent Istvan Rend ("The Order of Saint Stephen" - the highest medal awarded by Hungary)
  • 2014 Honorary Citizen of Budapest
  • 2012 My Country Awards
  • 2010 USA Science and Engineering Festival Award (Outstanding Contribution to Science Education)
  • 2010 The Hungarian Order of Merit Commanders Cross with the Star
  • 2010 Prima Primissima Prize
  • 2009 EU Ambassador of the Year of Creativity and Innovation
  • 2008 Moholy-Nagy Prize – from the Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design
  • 2007 Kossuth Prize the most prestigious cultural award in Hungary
  • 1997 Prize for the Reputation of Hungary
  • 1996 Ányos Jedlik Prize from the Hungarian Patent Office
  • 1995 Dénes Gabor Prize from the Novofer Foundation
  • 1988 Juvenile Prize from the State Office of Youth and Sport
  • 1983 Hungarian State Prize for demonstrating and teaching 3D structures
  • 1982 The Museum of Modern Art, New York selected Rubik's Cube into its permanent collection
  • 1982 Toy of the Year: United Kingdom (second time)
  • 1981 Toy of the Year: Finland, Sweden, Italy
  • 1980 Toy of the Year: Federal Republic of Germany, United Kingdom, France, USA
  • 1978 Budapest International Trade Fair, Prize for the Cube

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