Vladimir CREŢU awarded Professor Emeritus
for his entire didactic, scientific and management activity, as well as his remarkable contributions to the development of the Department of Computer and Information Technology, as head of department for 24 years.
Professor Dr. Eng. Vladimir Ioan Creţu (b. 1947) is conducting an exceptional academic and scientific activity, for over 42 years, at the Politehnica University of Timisoara, Department of Computer and Information Technology, coordinating the development of this department, with high moral, managerial and collegial profile, from 1992 until 2016.
Along his academic career he published, at national and international level, over 207 scientific papers, 10 books and 10 patents for invention and innovation, in computer science and engineering fields of high interest, such as real-time systems, data structures and algorithms, algorithm design and analysis, programming techniques, software project management. He is a PhD supervisor in Computer and Information Technology since 1994.
Professor Vladimir Creţu occupies, or has occupied, several highly recommendable academic and management positions:
- Head of the Computer Department, for 24 years
- President of the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, Timisoara subsidiary
- Director of the Research Center in Computer and Information Technology
- Co-director of the Research Center in Automation and Computers
- President of "University Horizons" Association
Also, professor Vladimir Creţu is, or was, a member in a significant number of scientific and professional committees, which prove the level of visibility and recognition of his activity at national and international levels:
- Senior member, ACM
- Member of the IEEE
- Member of the Romanian Academy of Informatics and Engineering
- Member of the Romanian Engineers Association
- Expert member of the Engineering Sciences Committee, Romanian Agency Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS)
- Expert member of the Committee for Automation, Computers and Informatics, CNADTCU
- Expert member of the Committee for Engineering Sciences, CNEAA
- Founding member of the Romanian Academic Society for Computer Science and Engineering
- Founding member of the Romanian Society for Computer and Information Technology
- General co-chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Robotic and Sensors Environments, ROSE 2014, IEEE, Instrumentation and Measurement Society, Timisoara, Romania