Name: Florin - Gheorghe FILIP
Born: 25.07.1947, Bucharest, Romania
Education: Tech. Univ. Bucharest, Dept. Control Engng. and Comp. Sci, M. Sc (1970)
Ph. D (1982)
Scientific Titles: Ph. D
Member of the Romanian Academy
Organisation: Romanian Academy
Current position: Vicepresident of the Romanian Academy (since March 2000, re-elected in March 2002)
Previous positions: Managing director of ICI (1991-1997)
President of Scientific Council of ICI (1995-2003)
Head of research laboratory in ICI (1985-1991)
Professional Address: Romanian Academy, 125, Calea Victoriei, 71102 BUCHAREST-1, Romania,
Phone: (+40 21) 212 86 58; Fax: (+40 21) 211 66 08
Expertise Sectors: Decision Support Systems, Integration in Manufacturing, Technologies for Business Processes, Information Society, Research Networks, Telematic applications in libraries and cultural institutions.
Scientific activity: He is the author/coauthor of over 200 articles published in international journals (IFAC J Automatica, IFAC J Control Engineering Practice, Computers in Industry, System Analyses Modeling Simulation, Large Scale Systems etc) and contributed volumes printed by international publishing houses (Pergamon Press, Springer, Kluwer, Chapmann & Hall etc).
He is the author/coauthor of five books and editor/coeditor of five volumes.
He was an IPC member of more then 50 international conferences held in Europe, USA, South America, Asia and Africa.
  • Full Professor at "Valahia" University Targoviste (1997-2001)
  • Associate Professor at "Politehnica" University of Bucharest
  • He was an invited professor and gave invited conferences and seminars at universities and R&D organizations in Austria, Brazil, China, England, France, Gemany, Kuweit, Moldova, Poland and Sweden
Other information:
  • Coordinator of the National R & D Programe in IT (1993 - 1994)
  • Member of the national "Advisory Council for Science and Technology" (since 1993), and the Secretary General of the council (since 1998)
  • Evaluator for EC-PECO (1992), COPERNICUS (1996), FP5 (2001), IST (2001)
  • Member of the Evaluation Commitee for "European Prizes in IT" - "IST Prize" ( since 1997)
  • Editor-in-chief of the international journal "Studies in Informatics and Control" (since 1991) and International Journal of Computers, Communications, and Control
  • Executive. P. of the Rom. Forum for the Information Society
  • National representative in EC FP5 IST TC (1999-2001)
  • Associate member in NATO TC "Computer networking" (2000, 2001)
  • President of IFAC TC SML - Large Scale Systems (2002-2008)
  • Member of IFIP WG 5.12 (Enterprise Integration)
  • Member of the EU ISTAG - Information Society Technologies Advisory Group
  • Member of the honnorary committee of PITCH (the Association 'For the Promotion of International Technological Co-operation for Humanistic ends')
Languages: English, French, Russian (W, R, S - fluent)
German, Swedish, Italian, Spanish (W, R, S - some)
  • Honorarius Magister of the University "Dunarea de Jos" Galati (December, 2003)
  • Recipient of the prize "COPY RO" for the best Romanian book in IT of the year 2002 for his book "Computer Aided Decision Making"
  • Doctor Honoris Causa from
    • "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu (November 2000)
    • "Valahia" University, Targoviste (2007)
    • "Ovidius" University, Constanta (2007)
    • Ecolle Centrale de Lille (France) (2007)
  • Recipient of the Romanian National Order "For Faithfull Services [to the Country] " at rank of "Great Cross" (November, 2000)
  • Recipient of the Grigore Moisil Prize and Medal "Man of the year 1999" from the "Association for Economic Informatics - INFOREC"
  • Honorary member of the Academy of Sciences of Republic of Moldova
  • Honorary member of the Academy of Technical Sciences of Romania
  • Medal "Marin Drimov" awarded by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (2007), (english version)
Last update: 2008, January 21