Gergely is an assistant professor at the CrySyS Lab. He received the PhD (2010) and MSc (2003) degrees in Computer Science from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology from 2011 to 2014. He was a Fulbright Visiting Researcher to Northwestern University between 2007 and 2008. He also held a researcher position at Ericsson Research Hungary from 2003 to 2007.
His research interests are in economic incentives in networked systems with a recent focus on privacy and security. On the side, he also dabs in more general incentive problems and human mobility modeling. His prior interests include a wide range of computer networking topics: 5G, data centres, energy efficieny and transport protocols.