Mihai Ivanovici is a full professor and head of MIV Laboratory. He obtained his PhD title in electronics engineering and telecommunications from Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania in 2006, based on his research activity at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland under the supervision of prof. Vasile Buzuloiu. He has more than 10 years of experience in managing various research projects (funded by EU structural funds and the Romanian government, the Ministry of Education and Research or by Romanian private companies) and participating as researcher in national and international research projects. He’s the author of more than 50 scientific papers published in international conferences and journals. He is a member of IEEE Signal Processing and IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Societies. Since 2016 he ensures the secretariat of the technical committee TC 8-14 entitled “Specification of Spatio-Chromatic Complexity” within CIE (International Commission on Illumination). His domains of interest include colour and multispectral image acquisition and analysis, texture characterization, image segmentation, satellite and hyperspectral image analysis.
Radu Coliban holds a PhD degree in electronics from Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania. His PhD thesis is entitled „Data acquisition and nonlinear processing – applications in imaging and complex experiments in physics”. He is a student member of IEEE. His research interest include color and multispectral image processing, satellite image analysis, hardware design languages, FPGA programming and ASIC design.
Serban Oprisescu is currently a lecturer with Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and computer science (2002) and an M.S. degree in bio-medical engineering (2003), both from University Politehnica from Bucuresti. He also holds a Ph.D. degree in electronics and telecommunications from the University Politehnica from Bucuresti (with ”very well” jury distinction). He held various invited researcher positions (University of Poitiers, INP Toulouse – France) and contributed to several FP6 programmes (ARTTS, GazeCom) and other biomedical image processing research projects (PN-II-PT-PCCA-2013-4-0201, PN-II-PT-PCCA-2013-4-0202). His scientific interests cover image and video processing, ToF cameras, biomedical image processing and analysis.
Irina Nicolae Irina Emilia Nicolae, is a post-doctoral researcher, with a PhD degree in electronics from both Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania and Technical University of Berlin, Germany (2018), with an engineering and double master degrees in automatics and computer science (BSc in 2011, MSc in 2013), and electronics and telecommunications (MSc 2013) from Politehnica University of Bucharest. Throughout her research progress, she took part in different research laboratories abroad: Laboratoire d’Automatique, Genie Informatique et Signal, Universite Lille1, France (2011); Multimedia Group of Telecom ParisTech, France (2013); and Neurotechnology Group of Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany (2014-2018), and further participated in European research projects (MindSee FP7, Knowledge POSDRU) and lead or collaborated in National research projects (Brain DigiPrint, PerPlex, UPB-GEX) in the domains of biosignal processing, neurotechnology and Brain Computer Interface. Her research interests focus on EEG signal processing and machine learning for cognitive processes, mental state detection, visual perception.
Stefan Popa is a research assistant, licensed engineer in electronics and holds a MSc degree in Integrated Electronics Systems from Transilvania University of Brasov. In 2021 he defended his PhD thesis entitled “The Read-Out Controller ASIC for the ATLAS Experiment at LHC”, obtaining the PhD title (summa cum laude) from Transilvania University of Brasov. His research interests include hardware design languages (Verilog), FPGA programming and ASIC design.
Gheorghe Toacse is emeritus professor in Electronics and Computers Department he founded in 1990. Between 1984 and 1990 he was the head of Institute of Computing Techniques in Brasov and coordinated the team that designed and implemented the COBRA (COmputer BRAsov).
Visitors and invited researchers
Faouzia Ennaama (PhD student) from Université Cadi Ayyad, Maroc, obtained a “Eugen Ionescu” funding for spending three months (May-July 2018) in our reseach laboratory and working on PCA for human faces.
Sebastian Berschneider (PhD student) from University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany, visited us for three months (January-March 2014).
Ioana Plajer holds a PhD title in computer science from UTBv. Since 2005 she is a teaching assistant and since 2012 a lecturer at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics within Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania. Since 1999 until 2005 she was a designer/programmer within Blueprint International, Bucharest and Genuine publisher, Bucharest, Romania. Her research interests include image analysis and segmentation through active contours and image processing through wavelets. Since 2009 she collaborates with MIV Laboratory for the organization of the International School on Image Processing (ISIP).
Alexandru Căliman defended his PhD thesis entitled “Color Texture Characterization for Psoriasis Image Segmentation” in November 2013 (abstract in Romanian available here [PDF, 2.46 MB]). He joined FotoNation, Brasov, Romania.