Education

PhD in Mathematics/Computer Science, September 1984.

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bucharest, Romania.

Dissertation Topic: Syntactic and Informational Aspects of Pattern Recognition.

Advisor: Solomon Marcus, Fellow of the Romanian Academy.

 

I can trace my PhD adviser relations back 14 generations over 350 years, in forward chronological order:

Erhard Weigel (1650)

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1666)

Jacob Bernoulli

Johann Bernoulli (1694)

Leonhard Euler (1726)

Joseph Louis Lagrange

Simeon Denis Poisson

Michel Chasles (1814)

Gaston Darboux (1866)

Emil Borel (1893) and Henri Lebesque (1902)

Paul Montel (1907)

Miron Nicolescu (1928)

Solomon Marcus (1956)

Razvan Andonie (1984)

Master of Science in Mathematics/Computer Science, July 1977.

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

In the Shanghai World Academic Ranking (2013), this department is in position 101-150.

Professional Experience

2008 -                 Full Professor

                          Computer Science Department, Central Washington University, USA

 

1996 -                 Full Professor

                           Department of Electronics and Computers, Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania

 

2009 - 2010        Visiting Professor

                           Faculty of Computing and Engineering, School of Engineering, Jordanstown, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, U.K

                           Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA) Manno-Lugano, Switzerland

 

2003 - 2008        Associate Professor

                            Computer Science Department, Central Washington University, USA

 

1999 - 2000        Visiting Professor

                           Division of Computer Science, The University of Texas at San Antonio

 

1997 - 1999        Visiting Professor

                           Department of Computer Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

 

1992 - 1996        Associate Professor

                           Department of Electronics and Computers, Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania

 

1984 - 1992        Senior Research Scientist

                           Research Institute for Computer Technique, Brasov, Romania

Short-term visiting positions

Jan. - Feb., 1996    Visiting Professor, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, U.K

 

Feb. - March, 1996    Visiting Professor, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

 

July - Aug., 1997    Visiting Professor, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Professional Affiliations

Senior Member of IEEE & IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Senior Member of ACM, Member of the IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP).