Prof. Dr. Dana PetcuProfessor, Computer Science Department & HPC Center, West University of Timisoara & Director, Research Institute e-Austria Timisoara
Dana Petcu is Professor at Computer Science Department and HPC Center of West University of Timisoara, as well as Director of the research Institute e-Austria Timisoara, Romania. Her interest in parallel and distributed computing is reflected in more than one hundred peer-reviewed papers about HPC, Grid, Web and Cluster computing tools and applications. The most recent book edited by her is entitled "European Research Activities in Cloud Computing" (CSP, Cambridge, 2012). She acts currently as project coordinator of FP7-HOST (HPC-as-a-Service), as scientific coordinator of FP7-mOSAIC (Open source Platform-as-a-Service for multiple Clouds), as chief editor of Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, and as national expert in European Committees like FP7-ICTC, e-IRG and e-IPF.