Acad. Florin Gheorghe Filip, Academia Romana


Brief Bio Sketch: Florin Gheorghe Filip was born on the 25th of July 1947. He graduated in Control Engineering at TU Bucharest in 1970 and received PhD degree from the same university in 1992. In 1991, he was elected as corresponding member of the Romanian Academy (the National Academy of Sciences of Romania). Eight years later, he became full member of the Academy. For 10 years, during 2000-2010, he was Vice-president of the Romanian Academy (elected in 2000, re-elected in 2004, and 2006). In 2010, he was elected president of the 14th Section “Information Science and

Technology” of the Academy (re-elected in 2015). He was the managing director of the National Institute for R&D in Informatics – ICI (1991-1997). He has been a part-time researcher of INCE (the Nat. Institute for Economic Researches) of the Academy (2002-2019). His main scientific interests are optimization and control of large-scale complex systems, decision support systems, Knowledge-based society, technology management and foresight, and IT applications in the cultural sector. He authored/co-authored over 330 papers published in international journals (IFAC J Automatica, IFAC J Control Engineering Practice, Annual Reviews in Control, Computers in Industry, Large-Scale Systems, System Analysis Modeling Simulation, Large Scale Systems, Technological and Economical Development of Economy, and so on) and contributed to volumes printed by international publishing houses (Pergamon Press; North Holland; Elsevier, Kluwer; Chapmann & Hall and so on). He is also the author/coauthor of thirteen monographs (published by Editura Tehnica, Bucuresti; Hermes-Lavoisier Paris; J. Wiley & Sons, London; Springer) and editor/co-editor of 27 volumes of contributions (published by Editura Academiei Romane; Elsevier Science; Institute of Physics. Melville, USA; IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, USA). He was an IPC member of more than 50 international conferences held in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and USA and presented plenary papers at scientific conferences held in Brazil, Chile, China, France, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Rep. of Moldova, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, and UK. F. G. Filip was the chairman of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) Technical Committee 5.4 “Large Scale Complex Systems” (1991-1997). He is founder and Editor-in -Chief (EiC) of Studies in Informatics and Control journal (1991), co-founder and co-EiC of International Journal of Computers Communications & Control (2006).He has received Doctor Honoris Causa title from “Lucian Blaga” University, Sibiu (2000), “Valahia” University, Targoviste (2007), “Ovidius” University, Constanta (2007), Ecolle Centrale de Lille (France) (2007), Technical University ”Traian Vuia”, Timisoara (2009), “Agora” University, Oradea (2012), Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest (2014), University of Pitesti (2017), “Petrol-Gaz “University, Ploiesti (2017), and “Aurel Vlaicu” University, Arad (2018). He is honorary member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova (since 2007) and the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (since 2007). He received the Romanian National Orders “Faithful Services” and “Star of Romania” from the President of Romania (in 2000 and 2013, respectively), “Marin Drinov with Golden Ribbon” medal from the BAS (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) in 2007, “ W. Scott Jr. Award for IT” from IAITQM (International Academy for IT and Quantitative Management (in 2013).

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