Short bio:

Dana Petcu (Mrs., PhD) is Professor at Computer Science Department of West University of Timisoara, and Director of Institute for Advanced Environmental Research and of the research spin-off Institute e-Austria Timisoara . Her interest in distributed and parallel computing is reflected in more than two hundred papers about Cloud, Grid, Cluster or HPC computing. She is and was involved in several projects funded by European Commission and other research funding agencies, as coordinator, scientific coordinator, or local team leader. She is chief editor of the open-access journal Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience.

Fields of scientific interest:

  • Current: Distributed (Cloud & Grid) computing, Parallel (HPC & Cluster) computing.
  • Former: Mathematical software, Numerical methods, Computer graphics.


  • Ms.Degree: Computer Science
  • Ph.Degree: Numerical Analysis

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