University of Oviedo Visit at UPB5 iulie 2018
Higher Education in a Challenging World5 iulie 2018
On June 15, UPB hosted the visit of Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, the President of the European Research Council (ERC) and of Mr. Wolfgang Burtscher – Deputy General Director, DG RTD, European Commission.
Mr. Mihnea Costoiu, UPB Rector, together with Mr. Tudor Prisecaru, Vice-Rector for Scientific Research and Mr. Corneliu Burileanu, Vice President of the Senate, have joined the delegation during their visit to the CAMPUS research labs and have participated in the discussions with the researchers present in the discussions. President Bourguignon has talked to Mrs. Alina Bădescu, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology and Mr. Costin Raiciu, Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Science, winners of the ERC project appeal.
Romania is the winner of 5 ERC grants out of which 2 are won by UPB.
At the end of the discussions, ERC President has presented several aspects related to the new CDI project for 2020-2027.