Marcian Cirstea

Marcian Cirstea

Dr. M. Cirstea is currently senior lecturer in electronics at De Montfort University inLeicester, UK. He completed his PhD at Nottingham Trent University, UK (1996), aftergraduating from Transilvania University of Brasov in Romania (MEng diploma engineer -1990). He obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning from De MontfortUniversity (1999). Dr. Cirstea teaches a range of modules on advanced digital electronicsand EDA/CAD. His research focuses on electronic control of power systems and drives.Additional interests are in ASIC/FPGA design and implementation, vehicle electronics,concurrent engineering, neural networks and fuzzy logic. He is an active researcher,involved in industrial collaboration and international academic exchange programmes. Dr.Cirstea published several academic books and more than 50 scientific papers. He supervised3 PhDs and 1 MPhil to completion and is currently supervising another 4 research students.He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Member of IEE, Member of IEEE, referee for a range ofprestigious IEE/IEEE journals/conferences and currently is one of the 9 members of theInternational Advisory Board for Accelera Designers Forum (ADF)(http://www.eda.org/pub/adf/ADFboardm.html#peb).

Affiliations and Expertise

De Montfort University, Leicester, UK