Professor Paul Dan Cristea 

  

Name: Paul Dan CRISTEA 

Birth date: February 13th, 1941 
Birth place: Bucharest, (Romania) 
Nationality: Romanian
Civil Status: Married (2 children)

 

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CURRICULUM VITAE

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Experience in evaluation of European research and teaching/human resource development projects]
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Experience in the management of European cooperation projects]


Address

Office:
"Politehnica" University of Bucharest
Splaiul Independentei no. 313, 060032 Bucharest, Romania

Phone/Fax: 40-21-316.95.68, Phone: 40-21-316.95.69
Email: pcristea@dsp.pub.ro, Http://www.dsp.pub.ro

Home:
Spl. Independentei 205, Bucharest, sect 6

Phone: 40-21-410 91 05, 40-21-210 36 37
Mobile Phone: +40-745 11 70 62

 

 Main Profession: ( jump to the top)
Electronics Engineer, Physicist (Theoretical Physics)

Present Jobs:
• Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computers, Faculty of Control Systems and Computer Science, "Politehnica" University of Bucharest.
• Director of Studies, Division of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of Engineering Sciences, with all the courses given in English.

Former Jobs:
• Vice-Rector of the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest (1990-1992),
• Adviser to the Secretary of State at the Department of Science, Ministry of Education and Science (1990 - 1992).

Training: ( jump to the top)
• Graduate of both the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications, Physics Engineering Division (as head of the series 1962), and of the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics (1969).
• PhD in Technical Physics, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest (1970).
• Ten months research stage at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA (1974-75).

Foreign Languages: ( jump to the top)
• English
• French

Professional Activity: ( jump to the top)
• Teaching activity at the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, sequentially holding all the academic positions, from Assistant (1962) to full Professor (1990).
• Courses, tutorials and laboratory works on Fundamentals of Electrical engineering, Industrial Electronics, Circuit Theory, Signals, Circuits & Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Neural Networks, Electronic Measurements and others.
• Scientific adviser for Master and Ph.D theses in the fields of Electrical Engineering and Electronics.
• Teaching assignments at Joensuu University, SF (Wavelet Image Processing, 1996), Patras University, GR (Neural Networks, 1997-98), etc.
• Research stages at Vrie Universiteit Brussel, ETRO Department, Belgium (1997-98), Tampere University of Technology, Finland (1996-97), Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA (1993), Eindhoven University of Technology, NL (1995, 97), etc.

Research Activity : ( jump to the top)
• Author or co-author of more then 125 papers in the fields of Circuit Theory, Advanced Electrical Batteries, Signal and Image Processing, Neural Networks, Computerized Medical Equipment, published in Romanian and international scientific journals, and 11 patents.
• Co-author of more then 20 books related to the teaching activity, and two treatises (in Romanian), primarily in fields related to Electrical Engineering.
• Head of research teams working on more than 60 research contracts.
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Scientific Awards: ( jump to the top)
• “Constantin Miculescu” - Romanian Academy Award for Scientific Research in Experimental Physics, for the work on the Photo voltaic Effects in Semiconductor Thin Films (1981),
• “Traian Vuia” - Romanian Academy Award for Research in Technical Sciences, for the work on the Electrochemical Batteries with Thermal Triggering (1989),
• Ministry of Education Award for Scientific Research (1966, 1979).

Scientific Affiliations: ( jump to the top)
• Member of the American Physical Society (1975),
• Senior Member of IEEE (1992),
• Founding Member of the Black Sea Union for Applied Electromagnetism (1993), head of the Romanian Section,
• Member of the Romanian Scientists Association (1983),
• Deputy national representative of Romania to RARE- Reseaux Associees pour la Recherche Europeenne and TERENA-Trans European Research & Education Networking Association (1991-1993).

Main Fields of Expertise: ( jump to the top)
• Signal and Image Digital Processing,
• Neural Networks,
• Discrete Event Dynamic Systems,
• Circuit and Signal Theory,
• Computerized Medical Equipment,
• Industrial Measurement Equipment,
• Advanced Electrical Batteries.

Experience in evaluation of European research and teaching/human resource development projects: ( jump to the top)

Evaluation of: PECO Programme, Brussels, 1993

Evaluation of European projects: TEMPUS (1997), Fulbright (1994 - 98), Soros (1996 - 97), etc.

Academic evaluation:
• Expert in the frame of Phare Multi – Country Programme in Higher Education, ZZ–95.20 Quality Assurance in Higher Education, • Warsaw, May 1998
• Member in the external evaluation panel: Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, June 1998
• Member in the external evaluation panel: Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Control Systems, • 1–3 October 1998
• Member in the external evaluation panel: University of Skopje, Macedonia, Electrical Engineering Programme, 12 - 14 October 1998

Experience in the management of European cooperation projects: ( jump to the top)

• Coordinator of TEMPUS M_JEP 9637-95, ELET -English Language Engineering Training, 1995 - 98. Partners: Eindhoven University of Technology, NL, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Tampere University of Technology, SF, Darlington College of Technology, University of Manchester, UK, Technical University of Civil Engineering, Bucharest, IPA - S.A. - RO.
• Contractor of TEMPUS S_JEP 9149-95, CNTP - Computer Network Training Programme, 1995 - 98. Partners: University of Bucharest, Technical Universities of Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Timisoara, Tārgoviste, Global-One, RO, IPA, Research Institute for Automation, Bucharest, RO, Universitad Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, National Technical University of Athens, GR, Eindhoven University of Technology, NL, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, DK, Tampere University of Technology, SF, Darlington College of Technology, UK.
• Contact person for TEMPUS S_JEP 7817-94, Structuring University Centers for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering in Romania, coordinated by the University of Patras, GR, 1994 - 97. Partners: 6 Romanian and 24 EU universities.
Coordinator of TEMPUS S_JEP 2749-91, Development of the English Section of the Department of Engineering Science (DES) at "Politehnica" University of Bucharest, 1991-1994. Partners: Eindhoven University of Technology - NL, Technical University of Civil Engineering, Bucharest, University of Bucharest, Darlington College of Technology, UK.
• Contact person for TEMPUS S_JEP 2756-91, Development of Graduated and Postgraduate Education in Signals, Circuits & Systems at PUB, coordinated by the Tampere University of Technology, SF, 1991 - 94. Partners: Tampere University of Technology, SF, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, University of Patras, GR
• Contact person for the INSIGHT project on Computer Networks, coordinated by Dante, UK, 1995 - 98.
• Coordinator of the Romanian team in EUROMED project, HPC in medical research and clinical activity, coordinator NTUA, GR, 1995 - 98.
• Coordinator of the Romanian consortium in the Copernicus project EC concerted Action on Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging, coordinated by Keele University, UK, 1993 - 96.
• Coordinator of the Romanian team in the Belgium - Romania bilateral research project, Wavelet Compression of Images, partners ETRO Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, IMEC, Leuven, Belgium, 1997 - 99.
• Coordinator of the Romanian team in the Greece - Romania bilateral research project, Study of Rhythmical Phenomena and Epileptic Activity in EEG Signals, partner University of Patras, GR, 1997 – 98.
• Coordinator of Romanian team in the Greece - Romania bilateral research project, Integrated Systems for Angiographic Image Processing using Wavelet Transformation, partner University of Patras, GR, 1995 - 96,
• Coordinator of Romanian team in the Greece - Romania bilateral research project, Wavelet Transform Applications for Biomedical Signal Processing, partner University of Patras, GR, 1997 -.
• Coordinator of Romanian team in the Japan - Romania bilateral research project, Neural Network Knowledge Eliciting, partner University of Electrocommunications, Graduate School of Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence & Knowledge Computing Laboratory, Tokyo, JP, 1998 -.

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