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Kunszabó Atilla


Kunszabo Attila

Food Engineering (MSc)
Department of Applied Food Science (DAFS)
Position: Research Assistant
(1) 478 4100
Building L, 2nd floor


Atilla Kunszabó continued his studies at the Faculty of Food Science of Szent István University. He obtained a certified food engineer (MSc) qualification in 2021. Previously, he participated in research and educational activities supporting the formation of consumer attitudes at the Risk Prevention and Education Department of the National Food Chain Safety Office. He is currently a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Veterinary Medicine and a scientific assistant at the Department of Applied Food Science belonging to the Institute of Food Chain Science.

Main research areas:

  • Food waste
  • Food safety
  • Consumer research

Professional organization membership

Committee name Time Rank
EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste 2021 – member


Publication list (Top10)


  1. Kasza, G., Dorkó, A., Kunszabó, A., & Szakos, D. (2020). Quantification of household food waste in Hungary: A replication study using the FUSIONS methodology. Sustainability, 12(8), 3069.
  2. Kunszabó, A., Szakos, D., Dorkó, A., Farkas, C., & Kasza, G. (2022). Household food waste composting habits and behaviours in Hungary: a segmentation study. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 30, 100839.
  3. Hann, M., Hayes, C. V., Lacroix-Hugues, V., Lundgren, P. T., McNulty, C., Syeda, R., Eley, C., Teixeria, P., Gennimata, D., Truninger, M., Knochel, S., Münter, L., Allison, R., Fehér, Á., Izsó, T., Kunszabó, A., Kasza, Gy., Demirjian, A. (2023). Evidence-based health interventions for the educational sector: Application and lessons learned from developing European food hygiene and safety teaching resources. Food Control, 143, 109219.
  4. Eley, C., Lundgren, P. T., Kasza, G., Truninger, M., Brown, C., Hugues, V. L., Izsó, T., Teixeria, P., Syeda, R., Ferré, N., Kunszabó, A., Nunes, C., Hayes, C., Merakou, K., McNulty, C. A. M. (2022). Teaching young consumers in Europe: a multicentre qualitative needs assessment with educators on food hygiene and food safety. Perspectives in public health, 142(3), 175-183.