Biographical sketch

Marius Minea received his Diploma-Engineer (Honors) title in Computer Science and Engineering in 1993 from the Faculty of Automation and Computers, Technical University of Timišoara, Romania. In 1995 he received his M.S. and in 1999 his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2000-2001 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. At present he is Associate Professor in the Department of Computer and Software Engineering at the Politehnica University of Timišoara, Romania, and senior researcher at the Institute e-Austria Timišoara