|Position:||Professor, Chair of the "Computer Graphics and Interactive Systems" Research Group|
|PhD Supervisor in Computer Science|
|Affiliation:||Computer Science Department, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca|
|Address:||28, G. Baritiu St., 400027 Cluj-Napoca, Romania|
|Phone:||+4(0)264 401478, +4(0)723 367181|
Teaching Computer Science, at the Technical University of
Professor (since 1998), Reader (1995-1998), Lecturer (1990-1995), Assistant Professor (1982-1990).
Courses: Elements of Computer Assisted Graphics, Graphical Processing Systems, User Interface Design, Interactive Systems, Virtual Reality, Computer Architectures, Digital System Modeling and Simulation, Microprocessor Based Systems, Digital Computers and Data Processing, and Computer Programming, Operating Systems and Software Development Methodology.
|2001 - 2003||
Technical and scientifical consultancy in Autodesk Inc, Milan,
Expertise: Project Management, Technical and Product Design, and Software Development Methodology.
Domain: Location Based Services (LBS), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and Wireless Applications through projects between Autodesk and Fiat, and TIM Italy.
Technology: Oracle Spatial, J2EE, Rational Rose, Internet, Wireless Architectures, Autodesk’s LocationLogic Platform, GIS.
|1996 - 1997||ERCIM fellow. Postdoctoral research with Prof. David Duce at the Informatics Department, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK) in the field of Graphical User Interfaces and Multimedia Systems. Publications in ScientificCommons and David's publications.|
|1994||Ph.D. in Graphical Modeling and Simulation, Visual Programming, and Graphical User Interfaces at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.|
|1980 - 1982||Research engineer at the Research Institute for Automation (IPA), in the field of software and hardware design in the digital circuit testing, and engineer in data processing and communication at the Enterprise for Industrial Electronics and Automation (IEIA).|
|1980||Graduated from "Politehnica" University of Timisoara as Engineer in Computer Science and Automation.|
|1977 - 1980||Research (as student) in robotics (First National Prize for the Autonomous Mobile Robot), digital circuits testing, and image processing,|
|1995 - 1998||
|1990 - 1995||
|1985 - 1990||
|Research of Excellence Project||
BIGEARTH - Flexible processing of big earth data over high performance computing architectures, ESA-ROSA STAR project (2014-2016).
IASON - Fostering sustainability and uptake of research results through Networking activities in Black Sea & Mediterranean areas, Funded by the European Commission (2013 - 2015).
EnviroGRIDS - Building Capacity for a Black Sea Basin Observation and Assessment System supporting Sustainable Development. Funded by the European Commission (2009 - 2013), through the FP7 Program.
mEducator, Multi-type Content Repurposing and Sharing in Medical Education, eContentplus/ Digital Content and Cognitive Systems Programme. Funded by the European Commission (2009-2012).
SEE-GRID-SCI - SEE-GRID eInfrastructure for regional eScience. Funded by the European Commission (2008 - 2010) through the FP7 Program.
GISHEO - On demand Grid services for high education and training in Earth observation. Funded by European Space Agency (ESA) through PECS Programme (2008-2010).
MedioGRID - Parallel and distributed graphical processing on GRID structure of geographical and environment data, 19CEEX-I03 (2005-2008). Project consortium: Computer Science Department, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, coordinator; Faculty of Geography, Babes Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca; iQuest Company , Cluj-Napoca; National Administration of Meteorology, Bucharest; Computer Science Department, Politehnica University of Bucharest; Informatics Department, West University of Timisoara; Computer Science Department, Politehnica University of Timisoara.
|Socrates Minerva, Cost Project||
COST Action IC1302: Semantic keyword-based search on structured data sources (KEYSTONE), 2013-2017. Member of the Management Committee.
COST Action IC0805: Open European Network for High Performance Computing on Complex Environments (ComplexHPC), 2009-2013. Member of the Management Committee.
I-TRACE Interactive Tracing and Graphical Annotation in Pen-based e-learning, 223434-CP-I-2005-IT-Minerva-M (2005-2007). Project consortium: Universita degli Studi di Catania; Universita Degli Studi Di Roma "La Sapienza" - Istituto Di Clinica Odontoiatrica; Universita “Federico II” Napoli - Dipartimento di Scienze Odontostomatologiche e Maxillo-Facciali; Eedo Knowledgeware Corporation Berlin; University of Helsinki, Institute of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine; Technical University of Cluj- Napoca, Computer Science Department; "Politehnica" University of Bucharest.
S_JEP 11248-96 "ROCOCO" (1996-1999, main proposer and local coordinator
in the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca)
IMG-94-RO-1029 (1995), individual mobility to Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK).
S_JEP 08337-94 "IARCOD" (1994-1997, local coordinator in the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca).
Free University of Amsterdam (NL), University of Limerick (IR), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK), University of Exeter (UK), Universita degli Studi di Torino (I).
|Courses and presentations:||
|Member of IEEE, ACM, ACM ROCHI, ACM SIGCHI,
IFIP Working Group 13.
ICT EU Expert for FP7.
|International committees:||PLT 2007, GridCAD(2006-2008), ROCHI(2004-...), ROSYCS(2006), IASTED(2005-...), INES(2004), CSCW(2004-2006), INTERACT, HCI, and CHI(1999 - 2007).|
|Books, courses, and manuals.|
|distributed interactive systems, grid computing, grid visualization, computer graphics, graphical user interfaces, web technologies, geographical information systems (GIS), location based services (LBS), satellite image processing, wireless systems, active object based modeling, virtual world modeling, visual programming, human computer interaction, computer architecture, image processing and pattern recognition, operating systems, spatial databases, computer aided education, distributed learning, fuzzy logic, microprocessor based architectures, computer aided design of electrical circuits, robotics, and programming languages.|
|English, Italian, French, and Romanian|