Ciprian Pocol


Academic Degree:
        Lecturer
Degree:
        Diplomat Engineer (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca)
Doctor Degree:
        PhD. E. E. (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca)


Address:
        Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
        Faculty of Automation and Computer Science
        Computer Science Department
        Gh. Baritiu St. 26-28
        400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
        Room 37

Email:
        Ciprian.Pocol@cs.utcluj.ro
Web:
        users.utcluj.ro/~cpocol


Education:
        2002-2015: PhD. "Stereo vision based obstacle detection techniques for driver assistance systems", supervisor Prof. Sergiu Nedevschi, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, magna cum laude, thesis abstract
        2002-2003: MSc. Advanced study in "New Generation of Computers" Specialization, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
        1997-2002: Dipl. Eng. Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
                - Automation and Computer Science Faculty
                - Computer Science Department
                - Diploma Thesis:
"Object Localization and Reconstruction by Spatial Analysis and Grouping of 3D Points" (Volkswagen AG - Research Centre, Germany)


Research fields:
        - Image processing techniques
        - Computer vision
        - Vision-based sensors for automotive industry
        - Advanced driver assistance systems
        - Environment modeling and understanding
        - Intelligent robots
        - Computer graphics


Teaching (since 2005):
        - Computer Programming
        - Object Oriented Programming
        - Data Structures and Algorithms
        - Image Processing


Member of:
        - Image Processing Research Group


Activity:
        - Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (since 2007)


Courses Attended:
        - Intensive Course on Automotive Electronics, by dr. Georg Pelz from Infineon Technologies, held at Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, April 12, 2013
        - Cell Broadband Engine Programming Course, organized by IBM at Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 2007
        - Multicore Programming, organized by INTEL at University Politehnica Bucharest, Romania, March 2007


International experience:
        - Krüss GmbH (Optical Measuring Tools), Hamburg, Germany (1 week), 2015
        - Softing AG (Automotive Electronics Deparment), Münich, Germany (2 weeks), 2010
        - Volkswagen AG - Research Centre, Wolfsburg, Germany (4 weeks, part of SCABOR3E project), 2004
        - Volkswagen AG - Research Centre, Wolfsburg, Germany (11 weeks, part of SCABOR3 project), 2003
        - Volkswagen AG - Research Centre, Wolfsburg, Germany (6 weeks, part of SCABOR2 project), 2003
        - Volkswagen AG - Research Centre, Wolfsburg, Germany (4 weeks, part of SCABOR1 project), 2002


Research projects:
        - Cooperative Intersection Safety (INTERSAFE-2), Beneficiary: The European Commission, (2008-2011)
        - Stereo System Modular Design (MODULAR), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2008-2009)
        - Dense STEREO Based Object Tracking and CLASSification for Pre-Crash applications (STEREOCLASS), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2008)
        - Dense STEREO Based Object Tracking and PEDestrian Recognition for Pre-Crash Applications (STEREOPED), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2007-2008)
        - STEREO SENSor for City Automatic Cruise Control (STEREOSENS), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2007)
        - DEnse Stereo Based Object Detection, Tracking and Pedestrian Classification in Traffic Environments (DESPED), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2006 - 2007)
        - Dense Stereo Based Object Recognition System for Automatic Cruise Control in Urban Traffic Environments (DESBOR), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2005 - 2006)
        - Stereo Camera Based Object Recognition System for Vehicle Application - 3 Extension (SCABOR3Ex), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2004)
        - Stereo Camera Based Object Recognition System for Vehicle Application - 3 (SCABOR3), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2003 - 2004)
        - Stereo Camera Based Object Recognition System for Vehicle Application - 2 (SCABOR2), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2002 - 2003)
        - Stereo Camera Based Object Recognition System for Vehicle Application (SCABOR), Beneficiary: Volkswagen AG, Germany, (2001 - 2002)


Conferences and Workshops Attended:
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2016
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2015
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2015
        - KEPT: Knowledge Engineering: Principles and Techniques, Babes-Bolyai University, July 2, 2015
        - In-vehicle security, bridging between academic research and industry requirements, held by prof.dr.eng. Bogdan Groza from Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania, April 21, 2015
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2013
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2012
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2010
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2009
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2008
        - International Workshop on Intelligent Transportation WIT 2008, Hamburg, Germany, March 2008
        - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2007
        - International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2006
        - International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September 2005
        - International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics AQTR, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 2004
        - International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics AQTR, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 2003

Last Update: 11 May 2017