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 Society. 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 image analysis.

Nicoleta Voicu is an assistant professor and holds a PhD in mathematics from Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Her 15 years of experience in research in differential geometry and its applications resulted in 45 scientific papers, books and book chapters. Currently, she is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics and a reviewer at numerous other journals. Her current research interests include: Riemann-Finsler geometry and generalizations, classical field theories, alternative gravity theories.

Angel CataronAngel Cațaron obtained the PhD title in 2004 from Politehnica University of Bucharest and his research interest is focused on data mining, machine learning and predictive analytics. He has been a team member of research projects, as well as research project leader. He has also been involved in software industry projects, having development, management and consulting experience. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Electronics and Computers.


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).


pozaOcta2Octavian Machidon is a licensed engineer in electronics and he received his PhD in Electronics Engineering and Telecommunications in 2015 from Transilvania University of Brasov. He is currently doing his post-doctoral research within MIV Laboratory, by desining and implementing a colour fiter wheel-based multispectral imaging system. He is or has been involved as a member in 6 international or national research projects. His research interests include reconfigurable computing, image processing, embedded systems and intelligent agents. He has published over 25 scientific journal or conference papers.


Radu ColibanRadu Coliban holds a MSc degree in electronics. He is currently a PhD student who will defend his PhD thesis at the end of November 2017. 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.


pozaAlina2Alina Machidon is a licensed engineer in Information Technology and holds a MSc in Advanced Automated Systems and Information Technologies from Transilvania University of Brasov. Since 2017 she is a PhD student at Transilvania University of Brasov, Departament of Electronics and Computers, and the topic of her PhD research is the analysis and processing of images and multidimensional signals, including satellite multispectral data.



Stefan Popa is a 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 if full 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

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).



Alumni and collaborators

razvanProfessor Răzvan Andonie obtained in 1984 his PhD title in mathematics and computers science from Bucharest University under the supervision of Acad. Solomon Marcus. Răzvan Andonie is a PhD supervisor in computers and information technology and he is active in computational intelligence, machine learning, parallel and distributed computing and computational biochemistry.

Honorius GalmeanuHonorius Gâlmeanu is a software engineer at Siemens România and associated lecturer at Transilvania University. He obtained in 2008 his PhD title from the same university. His domains of interest are data mining and bioinformatics, especially sequence alignment.


AlexAlexandru 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.