Assistant Professor in Computer Science

California State University, Fullerton

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap! The job’s a game.” — Mary Poppins

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

I received my BS and one MS from the Al. I. Cuza University, Iasi, Romania, another MS and my PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, all in Computer Science.

After graduating, in Fall 2006 I was a visiting scholar at Osaka University, Japan. Starting January 2007, I was Research Associate at The University of Texas at Dallas. In 2008 I joined the Applied Research Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, as research faculty. From Fall 2013 until May 2015, I was part-time instructor at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

In August 2015, I joined California State University, Fullerton, as assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science.

I authored five book chapters, 20 journals, 57 research and survey papers. I have received a DURIP grant from AFOSR on Cognitive Autonomous Systems. I am the associate editor for two journals and Academic Editor for the British Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science.

I am the general co-organizer for ITNG 2017: 14th International Conference on Information Technology : New Generations. I served as a publicity chair, committee member on many conferences and workshops and was the reviewer for numerous conferences and journals.