Dependable Systems (DESY)

Led by: Liviu MICLEA
Fields: Math. Comp. Sci. & Software Eng.
Institution: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (UTCN)
Scientists/Total: 8/8
Keywords:  Dependability. Security. Cyber – Physical Systems (CPSs). Intelligent Systems. Computer testing services. Programming and software and hardware consultancy services. Intelligent systems design and implementation services.

The development strategy pursues the collaboration with other research groups within TUCN, as well as with national and European research institutes and universities, in order to develop interdisciplinary research projects with high impact in the scientific community and industry, funded by national programs (e.g. PN2) and international programs (e.g. bilateral cooperation, Horizon 2020, Eureka, CHIST-ERA). These projects represent the funding sources needed to improve the research infrastructure and to attract young researchers, and the collaboration framework between
academia environment and industry in order to carry out research based on market requirements and to transfer the research results to industrial partners.


Hardware Equipment: R101 Server rack/Blade, Development board with microcontroller 8051, Development board with FPGA Virtex II, Development board with CPLD Spartan III, IC test board, Mobile application development platform, PDA HTC, PDA IPAQ
Software development frameworks.


Research & development in core areas
– Abstractions definition, architectures design and tools implementation to achieve the development of highly dependable and secure CPSs;
– Expansion of artificial intelligence techniques in order to implement some modelling and control applications.
Research & development in applied fields
– Analysis, design, implementation and validation of dependable CPSs used in water resources management, electrical power generation and transport;
– Analysis, design, implementation and validation of information systems applied in various fields;
– Application of artificial intelligence techniques in energy production, medicine, food quality control.
Consulting, research, design, development of dependable information systems and intelligent systems for industrial and scientific environment.
Applied engineering services
– Programming and software and hardware consultancy services;
– Intelligent systems design and implementation services.
Training – Dependable basics: availability, reliability, safety, integrity and maintainability;
– CPS basics: hardware and software architecture, physical devices development and programming, decision support, historical databases design and management, historical data pre- and post processing;
– Software testing techniques: functional testing, structural testing, use of software testing frameworks;
– Artificial intelligence techniques: intelligent agents, multi-agent systems


Str. Baritiu Nr. 26-28, 3400
Cluj-Napoca, jud. Cluj, România
Tel: +40 264 401427
Fax: +40 264 594835




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