Béla Viskolcz is a professor at the University of Miskolc, where he is credited with founding and starting the chemical engineering course. At the Institute of Chemistry and the FIEK Centre, he is responsible for the development of special modern materials and the chemical transformation of various wastes. He is the head of the Climate Policy Climate Adaptation Research and Competence Centre, established at the University of Miskolc in 2021, which includes battery recycling.