balmus

ION BALMUȘ

Dean of the faculty
Associate professor, PhD in Technical Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: 9/7 Studenţilor str., nr. 3 block of study
Tel: +373 22 50-99-05
E-mail: ion.balmus@fcim.utm.md, decanat@fcim.utm.md
Faculty website: www.fcim.utm.md

 

 

I. GENERAL INFORMATION

Faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics (F.C.I.M.) works within the Technical University of Moldova and ensure training of specialists in the top fields of contemporary science and technology – Computer Science, electronics and communications – which constitute the support of the information society.

 

II. BRIEF HISTORY

According to its field of activity, FCIM is a part of the of Research and Development Center “Electronics, Informatics and Communications”. Coordinator of the Center is prof. univ., dr.hab. Valeriu Dorogan; vice coordinator of the Centre was elected prof. univ. dr. hab. Anatol Casian and the scientific secretary – assoc. Prof. dr. Victor Ababii. In 2002 within FCIM it was created the National Center for Materials Study and Testing of university subordination (NCMST, TUM). At present, the director of NCMST is Vice President, the Academician of ASM, prof. univ., Dr.Hab. Ion Tighineanu.

Important dates in the history of the faculty

  • 1959 – Foundation of specialty “Automatics and Telemechanics” (today – “Automatics and Informatics”) within the State University of Moldova
  • 1964 – The foundation of the Polytechnic Institute of Chisinau, on the basis of the Technical Faculties of the State University of Chisinau and Electrification Faculty of Chisinau Agrarian Institute.
  • 1965 – Foundation of specialty “Semiconductor Devices” (today – “Microelectronics”)
  • 1967 – Foundation of the Electrophysics Faculty, based on specialties “Automatics and Telemechanics” and “Semiconductor Devices”
  • 1968 – Foundation of specialty ” Production and Building of Radioelectronic Devices ” (today – “Radio – Electronic Systems “)
  • 1978 – Foundation of specialty “Computers”
  • 1979 – Foundation of specialty ” Command and Data Processing Systems ” (today – “Information Technologies”)
  • 1984 – Foundation of specialty “Telecommunications”
  • 1987 – Division of the Faculty of Electrophysics into Electrophysics and Radioelectronics Faculties
  • 1993 – Polytechnic Institute of Chisinau was reorganized into Technical University of Moldova
  • 1994 – Renaming the Faculty of Electrophysics into Faculty of “Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics’
  • 1995 – Foundation of specialty “Informatics and Applied Modern Languages”

The faculty trained over 10,000 engineers working in various branches of national economy. At present, about 2,500 full-time students are studyind at the Faculty.

 

III. FACULTY STRUCTURE

The faculty includes 5 departments, two branches (Anglophone and Francophone) and a Computing Center:

 

IV. FORMS OF STUDIES

Cycle I, License:

4 years – full-time

5 years – reduced attendancy

 

Automatics and Informatics

Microelectronics and Nanotechnologies

Computers

Information Technologies

Applied Informatics

Biomedical Systems Engineering

Information Management

Information Security

Cycle II, Master

(1,5 years)

 

Information Applications Management

Biomedical Engineering

Microelectronics and Nanotechnologies

Computers and Data Network

Information Technologies

Automatics and Informatics

It is organized as well the European Master according to the plans and proframmes developed within the TEMPUS Project

Cycle III, PhD Studies

 

Modeling, Mathematical Methods, Software

Statistical and Kinetics Physics

Materials Physics and Technology

Control Systems, Computer and Data Networks

Technologies, Products and Data Systems

Technologies and Systems within Information Security

Nano-Microelectronics and Optoelectronics

Biomedical Equipment and Devices

 

V. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics participates in implementing a variety of scientific and educational cooperation agreements concluded between the Technical University of Moldova and universities in other countries. These agreements provide various collaborations: mutual exchange of students and professors, joint scientific investigations, methods coordination and program integration (TEMPUS TACIS, INTAS and Francophone Universities Agency etc)

The faculty collaborates with the following universities:

  • “Politehnica” University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Technical University “Gh. Asachi “Iaşi, Romania
  • Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
  • Technical University, Saint – Petersburg, Russia
  • University LAVAL, Canada
  • University of Aix – Marselle, France
  • National Institute of Telecommunications, France
  • Engineering Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia

 

VI. PROFILE SCIENTIFIC SEMINARS

At the Faculty CIM activates profile seminar at the following specialties:

05.13.05 „Elements and devices of computers and control systems”,

05.13.13 „Computers, computer systems and data networks”

01.05.04 „Mathematical modeling, mathematical methods, software”. Profile Seminar President is univ. prof., dr. hab. Emilian Guțuleac and scientific secretary assoc. Prof., PhD. Viorica Sudacevschi.

An important role in the training of the research staff plays the Profile Doctoral School “Electronics and Computer Science” working at the Faculty CIM. Currently in this school 32 PhD students are studying at the following scientific specialties:

122.02 – „Information Systems”,

122.03 – „Modeling, Mathematical Methods, Software”,

131.01 – „Mathematical Physics”,

134.03 – „Nanosystems and Nanotechnologies Physics”,

232.01 – „Control Systems, Computers and Data Networks”,

232.02 – „Technologies, Products and Data Systems”,

232.03 – „Technologies and Systems in Information Security”,

233.01 – „Nano-Microelectronics and Optoelectronics”,

233.02 – „Electronic Equipment and Supplies”,

233.03 – „Technologies and Electronic Components”,

233.04 – „Equipment and Biomedical Devices”.

At Present at the Faculty Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics work 7 Habilitate Doctors, 48 Doctors in Sciences, six university professors and 52 associate professors.

 

VII. STUDENTS TECHNICAL CREATIVITY AT FCIM

Faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics participates in implementing a variety of scientific and educational cooperation agreements concluded between the Technical University of Moldova and universities in other countries. These agreements provide various collaborations: mutual exchange of students and professors, joint scientific investigations, methods coordination and program integration (TEMPUS TACIS, INTAS and Francophone Universities Agency etc)

The faculty CIM pays a special attention to involvement of students in technical and scientific creativity, which is proven by national and international student competitions. Over the years there were organized: International Competition “Earth Rover” with the participation of teams from Moldova, Romania and Ukraine; International Contest “Microelectronic Systems Engineering – Sergiu Radautan” with the participation of teams from Moldova and Romania; National Informatics Contest, with the participation of students from Moldova. Technical and scientific creativity work of students is carried out in:

  • Student Centre of Technical Creation „HARD & SOFT”, which activates since 2009
  • International Center “Microelectronic Systems Engineering and Biomedical Devices”
  • Student Circle “Dedicated Electronic Systems”
  • Cultural Centre of TUM. These activities are coordinated by the Dean of FCIM, Assoc. Prof., Dr. Ion Balmus; prodean Assoc. Prof., Dr. Victor Ababii, senior lecturer Radu Melnic, involving teachers and engineers from the departments: Computer, Microelectronics and Biomedical Engineering, Automation and Information Technologies and others.
  • As a result of these activities can be mentioned the obtained performance of the FCIM teams who participated in various national and international competitions, for example:
  • International Competition “Hard and Soft”, organized by “Stefan cel Mare” University, Suceava, Romania.