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Short Bio


I work as a Researcher at Research Infrastructure for Product Development, Intelligent Innovative Processes and Services  (PRECIS) within University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB), Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers. I have a Ph.D. in Computer Science at UPB, Computers and Engineering Department.  The main subject of the Ph.D. thesis was resource management for optimization of cost in Cloud storage”. I defended my Ph.D. thesis entitled “Resource Management for Cost Optimization in Cloud Storage Systems” on 28 July 2016. I graduated in 2008 and took a master’s degree in 2011.

Research Interests


My main research interests are in:

  • Resource management systems;
  • Cloud storage;
  • Energy efficiency;
  • Cost optimization.

Research Projects


I have experience of 10 years in national research projects of which the most significant are:

  • StorEdge: Decentralized storage system for Edge Computing
  • ForestMon: Sistem software experimental în arhitectura Cloud pentru monitorizarea acoperirii cu vegetație lemnoasa
  • DATAWAY: Real-Time Data Processing Platform for Smart Cities: Making sense of Big Data;
  • CYBERWATER: Prototype Cyberinfrastructure-based System for Decision-Making Support in Water Resources Management;
  • CLUeFARM: Formation System Based on Cloud Services, Accessible Through Mobile Devices, for Quality Improvement of Products and Business Development in Farms;
  • SideSTEP: Scheduling Methods for Dynamic Distributed Systems: a self-* approach;
  • SideDOWN: Smart Internet Data Downloader and Aggregator.

In these projects the main activities were to design data storage platforms and to implement different services on these platforms. My research results have been published in prestigious journals and international conferences.

Profiles on Web


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