“Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu (ULBS) is a Romanian public institution, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The educational offer of the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu is diverse, the study programs are compatible with those of the EU and the requests of the labor force market, and, consequently, its openness toward novelty is demanded by all applicants. ULBS has nine faculties: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law , Faculty of Science, Faculty of Agricultural Studies, Food Industry & Environmental Protection, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Letters and Arts, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities. Every year, ULBS opens its gates to approximately 16 000 students, enrolled in various study programs, trained by 657 full time members teaching staff. The Computer & Electrical Engineering Department has 35 full time staff, 511 students in computer Science and 257 in Electrical Engineering.
The scientific research is valued especially through national and international contracts, 46 contracts consisting in about 5 mil Euro in funds obtained between 2008 and 2015. The research activities are organized in 23 Research Centers. ULBS also has two research groups in the field of Information and Communication Technologies Informatics and Information Technology; The Advanced Computer Architecture and Processing Systems.
Professor Ioan Mihu | Lecturer / Researcher
Ioan has many years’ experience in teaching electronics and digital signal processing (he wrote four didactical books), and equally in conducting research activities in technical and pedagogical areas. He has spent a period of 1 year working in a research laboratory in the UK where he gained important experience of the operation of EC funded research projects and in the area of education software materials. Since 1996 he was involved in six European research projects. More recently he was involved in a FP6 program called „Accommodative intelliGENT educational environments for DYSLexic learners / AGENT-DYSL”, and in a FP7 program called “Integrated Intelligent Learning Environment for Reading and Writing-ILEARNRW”. In both programs he was involved in software infrastructure development. He has a long term interest in developing methods and technologies which make the process of learning more accessible to disadvantaged learners.
Dr Adrian Florea | Associate Professor
Adrian has worked in interdisciplinary research projects dealing with issues such as optimization problems in different engineering domains (microprocessors systems, energy efficiency in buildings), and creating digital tools for supporting communities of practice, mobile computing. He wrote 6 (didactic and scientific) books and has 52 research papers, 20 of them being in the field of Information Technologies for Learning and Education. He activated as visiting researcher at University of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain (2006) – under the FP6 “Structuring the European Research Area” program, In 2010 he attended as the coordinator teacher for the ” European Schoolnet: Teaching Internet Safety” / “Safer Internet Forum 2010”, held at European Commission headquarters in Luxembourg, with themes such social networking, security and online privacy risks, behavior and commitment of young people in cyberspace.