Prof. Cornel Turcu was born in 1966 in Adjud, Romania. He received the B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in automatic systems, from the University of Iasi, Romania, in 1991, and 1999, respectively. He also holds a degree in Informatics (M.Sc.) from the University of Suceava, Romania. Since 1991, he has been with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Suceava (USV), where he is a full professor of System Theory and Intelligent Systems and also holds a joint appointment as head of Programmes Management Department. At USV he is also a supervisor for Ph.D. and M.S. theses. He has published over 70 research papers and 4 books. His research interests include intelligent systems, RFID systems and automatic control system design.