Dr. Levente Hufnagel is an associate professor at Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary, in climate change and ecosystem ecology, biogeography, biometrics, and ecological research methodology. He has over 20 years of experience leading Hungarian academic institutions teaching PhD, MSc, and BSc students from various social and cultural backgrounds. He has more than 160 scientific publications (in both aquatic and terrestrial ecological aspects of plants, animals, and microbes, at community as well as population level) and more than 700 independent citations. As a participant of several big ecological research and development projects, he has significant experience in multidisciplinary cooperations (with more than 180 coauthors in different publications). As the supervisor of several PhD, BSc, and MSc theses, and as editor-in-chief of an international scientific journal indexed by Web of Science and Scopus, he has broad supervising and editing experience. Dr Hufnagel graduated from Eötvös Lorand University with a Master degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and a PhD degree in Hydrobiology. He also graduated from Szent István University with a PhD degree in Agricultural Science.