Dr. Diana Andone, Director of CeL, elected to the Board of Governors of the IEEE Education Society

Dr. Diana Andone, Director of CeL, elected to the Board of Governors of the IEEE Education Society

Dr. Eng. Diana Andone, the director of the ID / IFR and e-Learning Center of the Polytechnic University was elected in Board of Governors IEEE Education Society, for a three-year term with Maria Feldgen, Tony Maciejewski and Karen A. Panetta.

The official announcement was published on the official website of the IEEE Education Society, Dr. Eng. Diana Andone being one of the few Romanians with the opportunity to serve the global IEEE community of over 400,000 members.

The elected candidates will serve for three years in the Board of Governors during this period January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2023.

Dr. Diana Andone

Dr. Andone runs the team who developed the university’s award winning Virtual Campus CVUPT and is also a professor at the Politehnica University of Timișoara, Romania, in the area of multimedia and web technologies. She is passionate about the ubiquitous access to technologies and how they can be used to improve people’s lives. Dr. Andone research includes web and mobile technologies, human-computer interaction, AR/VR/XR in education and culture, open education, online and mobile learning, OERs and MOOCs. Her publication list comprises 12 books and over 100 papers presented at international conferences, 9 best paper awards, reviewer of several journals and conferences, and also chairs IEEE and ACM conferences. Her experience includes over 30 European funded projects, out of which she coordinated 6, notably ViCADiS (Virtual Campus for Digital Students), DigiCulture (Digital Skills for Creative Industries). She is also involved extensively in several professional organisations and associations (EDEN, IEEE, IADIS, AACE, W3C, IAFES), actively supports the local start-up movement (StartUp Weekend, HackTM, hackathons, CoderDojo) and Girls in Tech, as well as acting in the Board of local Romanian NGOs (Pentru Voi Foundation) in the Timisoara 2021 European Capital of Culture Task Force and a member of Rotary Club Timisoara (past president) and Rotary International.

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