Costin Chiru, Ph.D.


PhD. Eng. Costin-Gabriel Chiru (200+ citations, h-index 8) is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers from University Politehnica of Bucharest. In the past, he worked as a Teaching Assistant (2004-2012) and Lecturer (2012-2017) at the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers from University Politehnica of Bucharest and as a researcher in the field of Natural Language Processing at Human Language Technology Research Institute, Dallas, TX, USA (2005-2006). His PhD Thesis, entitled “The Influence of Repetitions on Discourse and Semantic Analysis”, has been defended in 2011 and was focused on using Natural Language Processing for the analysis of the discourse structure in online conversations. His research in the field was disseminated through over 60 papers published in national and international conference proceedings and journals, including top-tier conferences (CSCL, ITS, ICNIP, ICTAI,) and journals (Computers in Human Behavior, Creativity Research Journal). Over the time, Mr. Chiru participated in several national and international R&I projects (FP7 LTfLL, FP7 ERRIC, Erasmus+ QAinAL, CNCSIS K-Teams, CNCSIS Palirom, PNII Cyberwater, PNIII Text2NeuralQL). Currently, Costin is interested in projects involving Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Time Series Analysis.




Gerontomics: Multi-omics prediction system for prioritization of gerontological interventions 2016-2021
Acronym: Gerontomics
Project director: Robi Tacutu

Starting 02.09.2016, the Institute of Biochemistry of the Romanian Academy is implementing the project “Multi-omics prediction system for prioritization of gerontological interventions”, co-funded through European Fund for Regional Development, in accordance with the funding contract signed by the Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research. The total funding for the project is 8.524.757,50 lei, of which 8.502.557,50 lei represent non-reimbursable funding. The project’s duration is 48 months.