Folea, C., Silviu, PhD, is professor at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Automation Department, Romania. His research interests include: embedded systems - hardware and software, reconfigurable systems, data acquisition, wireless networks and low power sensors. His software interests include LabVIEW graphical programming for Real Time and FPGA modules with courses taught at bachelor and master degree. Professor Folea has twenty-three years of design experience in the embedded systems domain and in university teaching. IEEE Senior Member.