Akos Jozwiak, University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest
Akos Jozwiak is the research director of the Digital Food Institute at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest. Previously, he worked for the National Food Chain Safety Office (NÉBIH) and its predecessors for 15 years in various positions. In the recent years, he has worked in the area of strategic planning, food safety risk assessment and data analysis.
He is a member of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Advisory Forum and the EFSA Emerging Risk Exchange Network. He also chairs the EFSA Advisory Group on Data.
In his research and education activities, he focuses on the area of development and application of new methods for improving the effectiveness of the controls of the food system. Within this domain, his main research areas are (1) applying computational science methods for identifying food system emerging risks; (2) applying data science for optimising food production; (3) determining the economic burden of food-borne diseases and applying health technology assessment methods for food chain safety decision making.
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