Associate professor

Research

Domains of Interests
  • Computer architecture (branch prediction, value prediction, dynamic instruction reuse, power consumption evaluation, thermal evaluation, automatic design space exploration);

  • Ubiquitous computing (next location prediction, person movement prediction);

  • Web mining (web page prefetching, web page prediction);

  • Image processing (noise filtering, pattern recognition);

  • Machine learning (neural networks, Markov chains, hidden Markov models, genetic algorithms);

  • Algorithms (analysis, design, implementation - Java, C++, C# -, optimization).


Scientific Activity
  • Member since 2004 of Advanced Computer Architecture and Processing Systems research center (ACAPS), “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, director prof. dr. Lucian Vintan;

  • Affiliate member of HiPEAC (European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation) since 2012;

  • Member of the Romanian Society of Automation and Technical Informatics (SRAIT) since 2005;

  • Four books (two in English) and over 40 scientific papers published in some appreciated journals and international conferences, with over 130 citations in different publications;

  • Seven projects (member of the research teams in six grants and director in one);

  • Scientific reviewer of international conferences (Euro-Par 2005, CF 2006, ACSAC 2007, Euro-Par 2007, ACSAC 2008, ARCS 2010, RoEduNet 2010, SAMOS 2010, CBP-3, ICSTCC 2011, HPCA 2012, ARCS 2012, EDCC 2012, ERJ 2012, NDT 2012, FGCT 2012, ARCS 2013, INTECH 2013, CSE 2013, IOS 2013, ICNVICT 2013, ICADIWT 2014, JDIM 2014, ICSTCC 2014, INTECH 2014, etc.) and member in the organizing committees of the Medinf 2007 international conference and of the HiPEAC Sibiu 2013 international workshop;

  • Participant at ACACES 2005, the First International Summer School on Advanced Computer Architecture and Compilation for Embedded Systems, L'Aquila, Italy, July 2005 – grant supported by HiPEAC;

  • Visiting researcher for five weeks (march - april 2006) at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain – research carried out through the HPC-EUROPA project (RII3-CT-2003-506079) under the FP6 “Structuring the European Research Area” programme, with the support of the European Community (Research Infrastructure Action);

  • Participant at ACACES 2006, the Second International Summer School on Advanced Computer Architecture and Compilation for Embedded Systems, L'Aquila, Italy, July 2006 – grant supported by HiPEAC;

  • Research visit of four weeks (june - july 2009) at Politecnico di Milano, Italy, within the MULTICUBE FP7 project;

  • “AD AUGUSTA PER ANGUSTA” prize awarded in 2010 by “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu for excellence in scientific research;

  • Certificate of Merit awarded in 2010 by the “Hermann Oberth” Engineering Faculty for superior achievement in research activity.

  • Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2012 by “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu for the research activity.