Politehnica University Timișoara (UPT) – Partner
Funded in 1920, Politehnica University Timișoara (UPT) is a public research and higher education institution. UPT provides education for more than 13000 students in its 10 faculties and 25 departments and hosts 25 research centers. UPT has 10 faculties, including the Faculty of Automation and Computers—a strong institution with around 3000 students and 300 teachers. Functioning since 1966 within the Faculty of Automation and Computers (AC), the Department of Computer and Information Technology (DCTI) is the oldest in Romania. Indeed, DCTI holds a remarkable track of research results in computer engineering, software engineering, embedded systems, sensor networks, digital signal processing, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, complex systems, e-learning, and quantum computing. Through AC and DCTI, UPT collaborates with local companies, such as Continental Automotive and Nokia, in mobile communications, embedded systems, and automotive applications. UPT received research funds from national, integration, and European projects.