Péter Biró graduated as a matematician from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics in 2003, and he received his PhD in mathematics and computer science from the same institute in 2007. At the same period, he also studied economics until 2007 at Corvinus University of Budapest, where he specialised in EU studies. His research interest lies in the fields of algorithmic mechanism design , cooperative game theory, and preference-based matching theory in particular. Before joining the game theory research group of the Institute of Economics in October 2010 he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Science Department of University of Glasgow for three and a half years. He was a visiting professor in the Economics Department at Stanford University for a year in 2014, invited be Al Roth. In July 2016 he could start his research group on Mechanism Design, funded by the Momentum Grant of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Besides the theoretical research, he has been involved in several applications, such as the UK kidney exchange program, the Scottish resident allocation scheme, the Hungarian higher education matching scheme, an Estonian kindergarten allocation programme, and the allocation of students to CEMS Business projects. His personal website can be found here.