Professor Victor Mitrana

  • Academic positions
    • 2002 – present: Full Professor, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Romania
  • Curriculum vitae
    • Education
      • 1993 – PhD in Mathematics, University of Bucharest, Romania. Thesis’ title: Distributed Grammar Systems. Supervisor: Acad. Gheorghe Păun
  • Research interests
    • theory of computation (formal language theory, computability, classic and unconventional models of computation, computational and descriptional complexity, parallel and distributed computing)
    • Bio-inspired computing (DNA recombination, theoretical models and experiments, splicing systems, solving problems with DNA-based algorithms, computational models based on bio-operations, language-theoretical models of the genome evolution, structural linguistics of nucleic acids, membrane computing, computing with tissues, networks of bio-inspired processors)
    • combinatorics on words (finite and infinite sequences, data structures and algorithms on words, DNA sequence analysis, subword complexity)
    • natural language processing (parsing, mathematical developments and applications, pattern interpretation, tree-controlled grammars)
  • Research projects
  • Publications
  • Research impact
  • Awards and acknowledgements
  • Scientific activity
    • Author of two mathematical books in Romanian
    • Author of one monograph in English
    • Co-editor of five books at Kluwer Academic, Taylor and Francis, and Springer-Verlag (3)
    • Author or co-author of more than 220 research papers published in refereed international journals, proceedings of scientific conferences, edited books.
      • 155 papers in ISI Web of Science
      • 140 papers indexed in MathSciNet
      • 156 papers indexed in Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH)
      • 166 papers indexed in Computer Science Bibliography (DBLP)
      • unique author for 31 papers
      • 71 co-authors
  • International recognition
    • Total citations / without self-citations (Web of Science): 808/592
    • Citing articles / citing articles without self-citations (Web of Science): 373/299
    • Average citations per article (Web of Science): 5.21
    • H index (Web of Science): 16
    • Total citations (Scopus): 1039
    • Citing articles (Scopus): 419
    • H index (Scopus): 18
    • Total citations (Google Scholar): 2339
    • H index (Google Scholar): 28
  • Member of editorial boards
  • Member on the Program Committees
  • Supervised PhD thesis
  • Positions of trust and administration
    • President of the Computer Science Commission of CNATDCU (2010-2011)
    • Member of the Computer Science Commission of CNATDCU (2006-2010, 2012-2015)
    • Vice-president of the Computer Science Commission of CNATDCU (2016-present)
    • Scientific expert of the Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ministry of Education and Research from Romania (2006-2011)
    • Director of the research center MOCALC (Models of Computation, Algorithms and Cryptography), University of Bucharest (2007-present)
    • Director of the Doctoral School of Computer Science, University of Bucharest (2011-present)
    • Member of the Senate of the University of Bucharest (2004-2008, 2012-2016)