MIVMihai 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 ColibanRadu Coliban holds a PhD degree in electronics. 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.


i_nicolaeIrina Nicolae
 holds a PhD degree in electronics from both Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania and Technical University of Berlin, Germany. Currently she is a post-doc researcher in the field of EEG signal acquisition, processing and analysis.



Popa_StefanStefan Popa is a research assistant, licensed engineer in electronics and holds a MSc degree in Integrated Electronics Systems from Transilvania University of Brasov.  Starting with 2017 he is a PhD student at Transilvania University of Brasov, Departament of Electronics and Computers, and the topic of his PhD research is the signal acquisition and real-time processing systems. His research interests include hardware design languages (Verilog), FPGA programming and ASIC design.


Honorary members

dl.Toacse 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

FaouziaFaouzia 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.



AntoineAntoine Morrier (graduate student) from TELECOM SudParis, France, visisted us for two months (August-September 2017) and worked on visualization of Sentinel-2 satellite multispectral images.



Sebastian BerschneiderSebastian Berschneider (PhD student) from University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany, visited us for three months (January-March 2014).




ioana3Ioana 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.



ZoliZoltan Gaspar defended his PhD thesis entitled “Statistical approaches for quality assessment of VoIP calls” in 2011. He joined PREH Romania.