Short Curicullum Vitae

  • Birth: 12.05.1966, Timisoara; birth name: Dana Gioncu
  • One daughter: Paula Petcu
  • Marital status: Divorced
  • Languages: Romanian, English, French, German
  • Studies:
    1. Elementary school: Sc.Gen.9, Timisoara, 1972-1976
    2. Gymnasium: Sc.Gen.19, Timisoara, 1976-1980
    3. High school: Lic.C.D.Loga, Timisoara, 1980-1984
    4. Universitary studies: University of Timisoara, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Computer Science Section, 1984-1988
    5. PhD studies: University of Timisoara, Faculty of Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, 1990-1994
  • Degrees:
    1. Ms Degree: 1988, University of Timisoara, Faculty of Natural Sciences, primary in Informatics, secondary in Mathematics
    2. PhD Degree: 1994, University of Timisoara, Faculty of Mathematics, Numerical Analysis
  • Jobs:
    1. 1988 - 1990 Analyst, Computer Office, I.U.R.T. Lugoj
    2. 1990 - 1991 Analyst, Computer Office, Bega-Pam Timisoara
    3. 1991 - 1994 Assistent professor, Fundamental Informatics Chair, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Timisoara
    4. 1994 - 1997 Lecturer, Fundamental Informatics Chair, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Timisoara
    5. 1997 - 2002 Associate professor, Fundamental Informatics Chair, Faculty of Mathematics, West University of Timisoara
    6. 2002 - current, Director, Institute e-Austria in Timisoara
    7. 2003 - current, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics & Informatics, West University of Timisoara
    8. 2005 - current, PhD Adviser, West University of Timisoara
    9. 2008 - 2011 Director, Computer Science Department, West University
  • Lecture Experience:
    1. Distributed Systems,
    2. Cloud Computing,
    3. Grid Computing,
    4. Parallel Algorithms and Parallel Computers,
    5. Computer Graphics,
    6. Mathematical Software,
    7. Numerical Analysis
  • Programming Experience:
    1. Java, C++, C, Pascal, Fortran, Cobol
    2. PVM, MPI, OpenMP
    3. Maple, MathCad, Matlab,
    4. Windows, Unix, Dos
  • Special:
    1. PhD thesis: Numerical solution of stiff differential equations, supervised by Prof.Dr. Stefan Maruster
    2. Several rewards at national level in mathematics competitions in high school period and at informatics competions in faculty period
    3. Tempus support for PhD studies: 1992-1993, IWR, University Karl-Ruprecht, Heidelberg, Germany, supervised by Prof.Dr. Willi Jaeger
    4. Reviewer at ZentralBlatt fur Mathematik, MAGS, IJCSA, JSCI, IJGUC, PARCO, FGCS, GCOM, JEACFM, TSC etc
    5. Member in the editorial board of MAGS, SCPE, IJCSIS, IRECOS, IJCSA, IJCCC, CISJ, Annals of West University of Timisoara - Seies in Mathematics and Informatics
    6. Organizer of SYNASC
    7. Maria Sibylla Merian-Award 2005 for Womens in Research
    8. IBM Faculty Award 2009
    9. Expert evaluator for European FP6-IST, FP7-ICT, ESR, INTAS programmes, and Romanian CNCSIS and CEEX programmes
    10. Former expert member in the FP7-ICTC and its Working Group for EU12 integration in FP7-ICT programme, FP7-CIP and FP7-Cost Commitees