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Prof. Alexandra I. Cristea

Prof. Alexandra I. Cristea

Alexandra I. Cristea is a professor, leader of the research group in innovative computing at the Department of Computer Science at Durham University. Her research interests include web science, learning analytics, user modeling and personalization, the semantic web, the social web, authoring, with over 250 papers on these topics (over 3,700 citations on Google Scholar, h-index 31). Her work on architectures for adaptive systems has influenced, in particular, many researchers and is highly cited (the top paper having over 180 citations and growing). She is one of the world's top 50 researchers in computer-based educational research, according to Microsoft Research. Prof. Cristea was extremely active and had an influential role in international research projects. She has experience in research projects and has led various projects - workshop funded by Newton on Higher Education for All ('14 -'18), Education for Disadvantaged Students - funded by Santander ('14 -18 '), APLIC project funded by Warwick ('11 -12 '), EU Minerva ALS (06-09) and EU Minerva ADAPT projects ('02 -'05); as well as participation as a University Principal Investigator (IP) in several EU FP7 projects - BLOGFOREVER ('11 -'13), GRAPPLE ('08 -'11), PROLEARN ('07) and as co-IP in Warwick funding - Involvement of young people in assistive technologies ('13 -'15), also presented by the BBC. Recently, it took to a new level the help it already offered to the community, through the TechUP project (2019-2020) which trains 100 women in informatics from different minority backgrounds.

Alexandra I. Cristea is Professor, Head of the Innovative Computing research group at the Computer Science Department, Durham University. Her research includes web science, learning analytics, user modeling and personalization, semantic web, social web, authoring, with over 250 papers on these subjects (over 3700 citations on Google Scholar, h-index 31). Especially, her work on frameworks for adaptive systems has influenced many researchers and is highly cited (with the top paper with over 180 citations and growing). She is within the top 50 researchers in the world in the area of educational computer-based research according to Microsoft Research. Prof. Cristea has been highly active and has an influential role in international research projects. She is experienced in running research projects and has led various projects - Newton funded workshop on Higher Education for All ('14 -'18), Santander funded Education for disadvantaged pupils ('14 -18 ′), Warwick-funded project APLIC (' 11-; 12), EU Minerva projects ALS (06-09) and EU Minerva ADAPT ('02 -'05); as well as participated as university PI in several EU FP7 projects - BLOGFOREVER ('11 -'13), GRAPPLE ('08 - '11), PROLEARN ('07) and as co-PI in the Warwick-funded Engaging Young People with Assistance Technologies ('13 -'15) also featured by the BBC. Recently she has taken giving back to the community to a different level, with the project TechUP (2019-2020) training 100 women in computer science from various (BAME) backgrounds.

Events

ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Workshop Digital Competences for Open Education 5 Hours 03/06/2020

Contact

Bl. Vasile Parvan, no. 2 B, Floor IV
Timisoara, Romania

Tel: +40 256 403300

Mail: contact@elearning.upt.ro

ABOUT US

The ID / IFR and e-Learning Center (CeL) was established in 1998, as an integral part of the Polytechnic University of Timişoara (UPT).
CeL organizes the specializations - Technologies and Systems of Telecommunications, Applied Informatics, Communication and Public Relations in distance education under license cycle and Technology of Machine Constructions in education with reduced frequency of license cycle.

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