Resume

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The following is a brief overview of my academic and professional experience:

Education

2009-2015 University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
and Linnaeus University, Sweden
Pursuing a joint-PhD in Informatics, focusing on Collaborative Information Visualization and Human-Computer Interaction.
2007-2009 Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany
Pursued a MSc in Computer Science, focusing on Visualization, Vision and Robotics.
2002-2007 Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Pursued a BSc in Computer Engineering with emphasis on Software Development. Graduation thesis elaborated in collaboration with Montreal University, Canada.

Professional experience

04/2015 to date AGT International, Darmstadt, Germany
Senior Data Scientist focusing on novel interactive visualizations for large-scale, multi-dimensional data. Responsibilities include explorative data visualization, research and development of data visualization and visual analytics systems, as well as their prototyping and integration in custom IoT solutions.
Employed tools/libraries: Tableau, Power BI, D3, Kibana.
10/2010 – 03/2015 University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Teaching assistant for programming courses (mainly in C++). Tasks include teaching applied programming, problem solving and course management.
10/2009 – 03/2015 University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Research assistant in the areas of Graphics, Visualization and Human-Computer Interaction. Tasks include research and implementation of scientific methods, as well as lab preparation and teaching.
06/2011 – 12/2012 Night Creatives, Arad, Romania
Technical Consultant. Responsibilities include analysis and development of guidelines for the design and implementation of Web-based or standalone interactive visualizations of social or logistics data.
11/2008 – 01/2009 Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany
Student assistant in the area of underwater robotics. Tasks included AUV hardware component selection and vehicle design.
10/2007 – 07/2009 Kubikfoto3, Bremen, Germany
Part-time employment as software developer. Tasks included development of stand-alone and Web-based applications, as well as research and algorithm development.
03/2007 – 08/2007 Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Internship in the area of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Tasks included research on different ML architectures (DBN, SVN) and implementation of supporting software modules (C/C++, Python, shell script).
12/2005 – 02/2007 Gauss Co., Timisoara, Romania
Part-time employment as software and Web developer. Responsibilities included database programming, implementation of stand-alone applications (.NET), website creation and administration.
03/2005 – 01/2006 Idea Centrum Studios, Arad, Romania
Employed as director of production. Responsibilities included production supervision and management, team management, client relations and software development.
09/2004 – 03/2005 Idea Centrum Studios, Arad, Romania
Part-time employment as software developer and designer. Responsibilities included Web design and development, team management, as well as client relations.