Radu-Emil Precup

Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania

Radu-Emil Precup received the Dipl.Ing. (with honors) degree in automation and computers from the “Traian Vuia” Polytechnic Institute of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania, in 1987, the Diploma in mathematics from the West University of Timisoara, Romania, in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree in automatic systems from the Politehnica University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania, in 1996. He is currently working in the Politehnica University of Timisoara (PUT), Timisoara, Romania, where he became a Professor at the Department of Automation and Applied Informatics, in 2000, and he is currently a Doctoral Supervisor of automation and systems engineering. He is also an Honorary Professor and a Member of the Doctoral School of Applied Informatics in the Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary. He is currently the Director of the Automatic Systems Engineering Research Centre, PUT, Timisoara, Romania. He has been an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence, since 2008, and he is also on the editorial board of several other prestigious journals. He is the author or coauthor of more than 300 papers published in various scientific journals, refereed conference proceedings, and contributions to books. His research interests include mainly development and analysis of new control structures and algorithms (fuzzy control, data-based control, sliding mode control, neurofuzzy control, etc.), theory and applications of soft computing, computer-aided design of control systems, modelling, optimization (including nature-inspired algorithms), and applications to mechatronic systems (including automotive systems and mobile robots), embedded systems, control of power plants, servo systems, and electrical driving systems. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, the Vice-Chair of the Virtual Reality Task Force of the Intelligent Systems Applications Technical Committee (TC) of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, the IFAC TC on Computational Intelligence in Control, and a Member of IEEE and IFIP task forces, working groups, and TCs.

Biography Updated on 30 August 2014

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