About DCTI

Welcome to the Department of Computer and Information Technology, one of the elite departments of Politehnica University of Timisoara.

Started in 1966, DCTI is the first academic department in Romania in the computing area.

The mission of DCTI is to educate top level specialists in the field of computer and information technology, for all the academic levels - engineering, master, PhD and postdoctoral, as well as to produce and transfer advanced knowledge to society, through scientific research, development, result dissemination and implementation.

A brief overview of the current statistical image of the department is presented in the table below.

I. Structure and Resources
  Academic staff 83
  Technical and administrative staff 8
  Infrastructure: number of laboratories and offices 43
II. Education
  Specialty areas
  • Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Information Engineering / Information Systems
  Undergraduate (Bachelor) students per current academic year 1333
  Master students per current academic year 211
  PhD students per current academic year 55
III. Research and Development
  Academic staff and researchers with PhD degree 49
  PhD Supervisors 14
  Scientific areas for PhD supervision Computer and Information Technology
  Researchers and PhD students 55
  Accredited research centers Research Center in Computer and Information Technology (CCCTI)
  Main research groups
  • Architectures and Advanced Computing Systems
  • Databases and Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Engineering
  • Real-Time Systems, Robotics and Digital Signal Processing
  • Mobile Computing, Sensors Network and Embedded Systems
  Research areas
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer graphics and machine vision
  • Computing architectures
  • Database systems
  • Hardware-software systems
  • Information security
  • Networks and communications
  • Signal processing and multimedia
  • Software engineering