Lucian PRODAN received his PhD in Computer Science
with Magna Cum Laude honors from the “Politehnica”
University of Timisoara in 2005. He is currently holding a
position of Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer
Science and Engineering of the same university.
In 1992 he joined the “Politehnica” University of
Timisoara and graduated with honors in 1997, receiving a merit
diploma in Computer Engineering (with a minor on Hardware
Engineering), with a diploma thesis carried out at the
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Zurich (ETHZ).
The research efforts focus mainly on the coming together of the
two worlds, biology and electronics. Besides the Embryonics
framework, they also include Evolvable Hardware design,
Distributed and Reconfigurable Computing, Quantum Computing,
and FPGA and SoC platforms (research results were published
in several papers).