Research and development projects

Research projects (national)
  • 2020-2022: project mentor, MDM-SITS "Multimodal Data Mining in Satellite Image Time Series for Earth Observation", owner University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, funded by UEFISCDI, Postdoctoral Research Axis, grant PN-III-P1-1.1-PD-2019-0843 (budget ~50k Eur);
  • 2020-2022: principal investigator, SMARTRetail "Enhancing and Improving Customer Experience and Services in Supermarkets via SMART Artificial Intelligence Powered Systems", owner Softrust Vision Analytics, partner University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, funded by UEFISCDI, Industry Transfer Axis, grant PN-III-P2-2.1-PTE-2019-0055 (budget ~340k Eur);
  • 2020-2022: principal investigator, GRAVI "Virtual Guardian: Artificial Intelligence Powered Multi-Sensor System for Automatic Securing of Areas of Interest", owner Softrust Vision Analytics, partner University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, funded by UEFISCDI, Industry Transfer Axis, grant PN-III-P2-2.1-PTE-2019-0570 (budget ~350k Eur);
  • 2017-2020: principal investigator, SPIA-VA "Technologies and Innovative Video Systems for Person Re-Identification and Analysis of Dissimulated Behavior", owner University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, partners UTI Grup, Romanian Ministry of National Defence — Military Equipment and Technologies Research Agency, public beneficiary Protection and Guard Service, funded by UEFISCDI, Solutions Axis, grant 2SOL/2017 (budget ~2.2M Eur);
  • 2017-2018: principal investigator, SPOTTER "Real-time IP Camera-based Intelligent Video Surveillance Security System with DROP Retrieval", owner University „Politehnica” of Bucharest, partner UTI Grup, funded by UEFISCDI, PED Axis, grant 30PED/2017 (budget ~140k Eur);
  • 2013-2016: principal investigator, UEFISCDI Innovation axis, product-oriented grant, SCOUTER "Smart Video Surveillance System with Automatic Localization of Target Events", owner UTI Grup, partner LAPI, University „Politehnica” of Bucharest (budget ~1.2M Eur);
  • 2012-2015: researcher, UEFISCDI research grant “SRSPIRIM - New Innovative System for Radiation Safety of Patients Investigated by Radiological Imaging Methods, based on Smart Cards and PKI Infrastructures”, owner ETTI - University "Politehnica" of Bucharest with partners: S.C. CertSIGN S.A. and “Carol Davila” Military Hospital, Bucharest (budget ~300k Eur);
  • 2010-2013: management team - project assistant, ESF - European Structural budget, POS-CCE RECOLAND, ID519, owner University "Politehnica" of Bucharest (budget ~1.2M Eur);
  • 2008-2011: in-charge with research at UPB, CNMP research grant “Integrated System for Real-Time Assistance During the Surgical Act Through 3D Image Reconstruction and Visual Synchronization with Voice Commands”, SIATRACH, owner University of Medicine and Pharmaceuticals “Carol Davila” from Bucharest;
  • 2007-2009: researcher, research grant „Using Dog Cancer Model as Clinical Pretrial for Human Oncology”, PRECLIN, PNCDI2, owner The Oncologic Institute from Bucharest-Romania, 51-021.2/2007, UPB EL10-07-15;
  • 2007-2009: principal investigator, CNCSIS research grant "Content-Based Semantic Retrieval of Video Documents, Application to Navigation, Research and Automatic Content Abstraction", RP-2, owner LAPI, University „Politehnica” of Bucharest (budget ~140k Eur);
  • 2006-2008: researcher, CEEX excellences project "The Software Infrastructure for the Data Acquisition System of the ATLAS Experiment", 17-06-19, owner "Horia Hulubei" Romanian National Institute for Nuclear Physics, partners CERN-Geneve and LAPI-Bucharest;
  • 2006-2008: researcher, CEEX research grant “Digital Radiologic Image Analysis for the Monitorization of Orthopaedic Prosthesis”, 17-06-14, owner LAPI-Uiversity "Politehnica" of Bucharest;
  • 2003-2007: researcher, internal project "Caracterisation Semantique de Films d’Animation", owner University of Savoie, partners: LISTIC, CONDILLAC-ESIA, Festival International du Film d’Animation d’Annecy, CICA – Cité de l’Image en Mouvement;
  • 2004-2005: researcher, CNCSIS research grant “Objective Quantification of Color Image Similarity and Quality Through the Modelisation of the Human Visual Perception System”, 17-03-04, EL10-04-07, owner LAPI - University "Politehnica" of Bucharest;
  • 2003-2004: researcher, BQR project "IODA – Indexation Ontologique de Documents Audiovisuels", owner University of Savoie, partners: laboratory LISTIC, ESIA, CICA – Centre International du Cinéma d’Animation, PUMMA, CITIA – Cité des Techniques de l’Image, de l’Interactivité et de l’Animation;
  • 2002-2003: researcher, BQR project "Poste de Travail Interactif: le Geste", owner University of Savoie, French partners: laboratory LISTIC, ESIA, and IMSE - Faculty of Engineering from Japan.
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  • March 2020 - October 2020: principal investigator, project Keysight 1 "Machine Learning Techniques for Generating Network Traffic Data", owner University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Research Center CAMPUS, beneficiary Keysight Technologies Romania (budget ~59k Eur);
  • April 2020 - July 2020: principal investigator, project Hana 2 "Financial Data Augmentation and Forecasting Using Advanced AI Techniques", owner "Politehnica" Research, Development and Innovation Institute, beneficiary Hana Institute of Technology, Republic of Korea;
  • August 2019 - December 2019: principal investigator, project Hana 1 "Machine Learning Techniques for the Processing and Analysis of Financial Data", owner "Politehnica" Research, Development and Innovation Institute, beneficiary Hana Institute of Technology, Republic of Korea;
  • May 2019 - December 2019: manager, project NXP 1 "RISC V-based Hardware-Software System for Machine Learning Applications", owner University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Research Center CAMPUS, beneficiary NXP Semiconductors Romania (budget ~136k Eur).