Associate Professor, West University of Timisoara (Romania), Department of Economics and Economic Modeling. His main research field is in dynamical systems, while the teaching activity includes linear algebra, several variables calculus, real analysis, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, game theory, statistics, mathematics and Politics. He attended the postdoctoral studies at NASA-UCLA Flight System Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A. Ciprian Preda is also member in the editorial board of “Australian Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications” and “Journal of Knowledge, Communications and Computing Technologies”.
2. Permanent researchers
Ștefana Maria DIMA
Scientific Researcher 2nd level, West University of Timisoara (Romania). Her main research interests are in International Financial Reporting, Quality of Information on Capital Markets and Determinants of Economic Growth. She attended the Post-Doctoral Studies in Economics: training program for elite researchers – SPODE’ co-funded from the European Social Fund through the Development of Human Resources Operational Programme 2007-2013, organized by The Romanian Academy.
She was a Research Fellow at Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy (2006/2007); Visiting Researcher and Professor at Dipartimento di Management, Università Ca’Foscari, Venice, Italy (2012; 2015).
In addition, Mrs.DIMA was the recipient of a governmental research fellowship Borsa di ricerca e formazione post-dottorale „Nicolae Iorga” at L’Istituto Romeno di Cultura e Ricerca Umanistica di Venezia (2015). Currently, she is a PhD Supervisor and a member of FEBA’s Doctoral School.
3. Associate researchers
Eugen URSU is an Associate Professor at Université de Bordeaux and a member of the Research Group Theoretical and Applied Economics (GREThA). After completing the BA in Mathematics at West University of Timisoara, he graduated the Masters in Applied Mathematics and PhD in Statistics at University of Montreal. He also completed two post-doctoral fellowships at Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) in Lisbon, Portugal, and INRIA – Investor from Digital Words from Grenoble, France. He published articles in prestigious international journals, such as Journal of Time Series Analysis, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Statistics and Probability Letters etc.