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Researcher at the Department of Computer Science
Research Interests
  • Multimodal Interfaces
  • Ambient Intelligence
  • Semantic-Based Systems
  • E-learning and E-content
Degrees and Experience
Education
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, 2019
  • Master of Engineer in Computer Science, Multimedia, Systems & Networks, Antonine University, 2011
Experience
  • 2019 – present – Researcher at University “Politehnica” of Bucharest
  • 2014 – 2019 – Assistant Researcher at University “Politehnica” of Bucharest
  • 2013 – 2014 – E-learning developer at Education Research Center in Beirut, Lebanon
  • 2011 – 2013 – Software and Web Developer as Freelancer
Publications

2022

  • A.L. Chiru, I.A. Awada, A.M. Florea. The Information Technology Service Operation Process Implementation in Education System During COVID-19 Pandemic. Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), Valencia, Spain, pp. 445-451, DOI: 10.21125/inted.2022.0185, ISSN: 2340-1079, 2022.
  • I.A. Awada, A. Sorici, M. Drăgoi, A.M. Florea, A. Scafa-Udriște. Virtual Patient: A Web-Based Platform for the Training of Medical Students in Patient Consultation During a Lockdown. Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), pp. 6491-6497, DOI: 10.21125/edulearn.2022.1533, ISSN: 2340-1117, July 2022.
  • L. Brunie, S. Ben Mokhtar, D. Brac de la Perrière, D. Fabrègue, L. Tondu, A. Cordier, V. Delplanque, A. Bertrand, O. Coueffe, H. Kosch, E. Damiani, S. Cimato, I.A. Awada, A. Olaru, R. Wossidlo, G. Fiorentino, L. Lombardo, F. Saverio Nucci, O. Cramariuc. Fostering Student Entrepreneurship Mindset through the Embedding of International Student Teams into Start-Ups and the Study of Company-Driven Open Questions. Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), pp. 4544-4549, DOI: 10.21125/edulearn.2022.1087, ISSN: 2340-1117, July 2022.
  • L. Brunie, S. Ben Mokhtar, D. Brac de la Perrière, D. Fabrègue, L. Tondu, A. Cordier, V. Delplanque, A. Bertrand, O. Coueffe, H. Kosch, E. Damiani, S. Cimato, I.A. Awada, A. Olaru, R. Wossidlo, G. Fiorentino, L. Lombardo, F. Saverio Nucci, O. Cramariuc. Training Future IT Leaders in a Collaborative and Multicultural Setting. Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), pp. 5318-5321, DOI: 10.21125/edulearn.2022.1258, ISSN: 2340-1117, July 2022.

2021

  • I.A. Awada, I. Mocanu. An e-Learning Platform Adapted to the Online Learning System. Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), Valencia, Spain, pp. 7473-7479, DOI: 10.21125/inted.2021.1501, ISSN: 2340-1079, 2021.
  • B. Hoteit, A. Faour, A. Abdallah, I.A. Awada, A. Sorici, A.M. Florea. Towards a General and Complete Social Assistive Robotic Architecture. Ahram T., Taiar R., Groff F. (eds) Human Interaction, Emerging Technologies and Future Applications IV (IHIET-AI 2021), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 1378, pp. 59-67, Springer, Cham, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-74009-2_8, 2021.
  • A.C. Popescu, I.A. Awada, I. Mocanu, O. Cramariuc, N.S. Brenčič. A Platform that Aims to Help People to Learn how to Interact with Robotic Platforms. Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), pp. 6342-6351, DOI: 10.21125/edulearn.2021.1285, ISSN: 2340-1117, 2021.
  • A.L. Chiru, I.A. Awada, A.M. Florea. Incident Management that Integrates a Chatbot to Improve the use of Online Education Services. Proceedings of the 14th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI), pp. 5357-5361, DOI: 10.21125/iceri.2021.1212, ISSN: 2340-1095, November 2021.
  • A.L. Chiru, I.A. Awada, A.M. Florea. A Support Process of Telemedicine Applications that Integrates a Chatbot. Proceedings of the 9th edition of the IEEE International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering (EHB), pp. 1-4, DOI: 10.1109/EHB52898.2021.9657553, ISSN: 2575-5145, November 2021.
  • B. Hoteit, I.A. Awada, A. Sorici, A.M. Florea. Continuous Operations and Fully Autonomy of a Social Service Robotic System. Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC), December 2021.

2020

  • I.A. Awada, I. Mocanu, O. Cramariuc. An e-Learning Platform That Supports Personalized Learning And Multimodal Interactions. Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), Valencia, Spain, pp. 8828-8836, DOI: 10.21125/inted.2020.2405, ISSN: 2340-1079, 2020.
  • I.A. Awada, I. Mocanu. A Platform to Promote a more Active Lifestyle Between Students. Proceedings of the 16th eLearning & Software for Education Conference (eLSE), Bucharest, Romania, Vol. 3, pp. 355-362, DOI: 10.12753/2066-026X-20-217, 2020.
  • B. Hoteit, A. Abdallah, A. Faour, I.A. Awada, A. Sorici, A.M. Florea. AI Planning and Reasoning for a Social Assistive Robot. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 141-148, ISBN: 978-989-8704-22-1, 2020.
  • A.S. Ghita, A.F. Gavril, M. Nan, B. Hoteit, I.A. Awada, A. Sorici, I. Mocanu, A.M. Florea. The AMIRO Social Robotics Framework: Deployment and Evaluation on the Pepper Robot. Special Issue “Human-Robot Interaction and Sensors for Social Robotics”, SENSORS Journal, Vol. 20, Iss. 24, 7271, DOI: 10.3390/s20247271, ISSN: 1424-8220, 2020.

2018

  • I. A. Awada, O. Cramariuc, I. Mocanu, C. Seceleanu, A. Kunnappilly, A. M. Florea. An End-User Perspective on the CAMI Ambient and Assisted Living Project. The 12th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), Valencia, Spain, pp. 6776-6785, DOI: 10.21125/INTED.2018.1596, ISSN: 2340-1079, pp.6776-6785, 2018.
  • I. A. Awada, I. Mocanu, A. M. Florea. Exploiting Multimodal Interfaces in eLearning Systems. The 14th eLearning & Software for Education Conference (eLSE), Bucharest, Romania, Vol. 2, pp. 174-181, DOI: 10.12753/2066-026X-18-094, 2018.
  • I. A. Awada, I. Mocanu, D. I. Nastac, D. Benta, S. Radu. Adaptive User Interface for Healthcare Application for People with Dementia, 17th RoEduNet Conference: Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, pp. 96-100, DOI: 10.1109/ROEDUNET.2018.8514150, ISSN: 2247-5443, IEEE, 2018.

2017

  • I. A. Awada, I. Mocanu, A. M. Florea, B. Cramariuc. Multimodal Interface for Elderly People, 21st Int. Conf. on Control Systems and Computer Science, Bucharest, Romania, IEEE, p. 536-541, DOI: 10.1109/CSCS.2017.82, 2017.
  • I. A. Awada, I. Mocanu, S. Jecan, L. Rusu, A. M. Florea, O. Cramariuc, B. Cramariuc. Mobile@Old-an assistive platform for maintaining a healthy lifestyle for elderly people. IEEE Conference on E-Health and Bioengineering (EHB), Sinaia, Romania, IEEE, p. 591-594, DOI: 10.1109/EHB.2017.7995493,2017.
  • A. Kunnappilly, A. Sorici, I. A. Awada, I. Mocanu, C. Seceleanu, A. M. Florea. A Novel Integrated Architecture for Ambient Assisted Living Systems, 41st IEEE Computer Society International Conference on Computers, Software & Applications, Turin, Italy, IEEE, p.465-472, DOI: 10.1109/COMPSAC.2017.28, 2017.
  • I. A. Awada, I. Mocanu, L. Rusu, R. Arba, A.M. Florea, B. Cramariuc. Enhancing the Physical Activity of Older Adults Based on User Profiles. 16th RoEduNet Conference: Networking in Education and Research (RoEduNet), Targu Mures, Romania, IEEE, p. 120-125, DOI: 10.1109/ROEDUNET.2017.8123749, 2017.
  • I. A. Awada, I. Mocanu, A. M. Florea, A. Codreanu, M. Apostu. An Adaptive Multimodal Interface to Improve Elderly People’s Rehabilitation Exercises. 13th eLearning and Software for education Conference, 27-28 April 2017, Bucharest Romania, Vol. 2, p. 41-47, DOI: 10.12753/2066-026X-17-092, 2017.

2016

  • A. Sorici, I. A. Awada, A. Kunnappilly, I. Mocanu, O. Cramariuc, L. Malicki, C. Seceleanu, A. M. Florea. CAMI – An Integrated Architecture Solution for Improving Quality of Life of the Elderly. 3rd EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare (Healthy IoT), Västerås, Sweden, Springer, Cham, p.141-144, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-51234-1_23, 2016.

2020

  • I.A. Awada, I. Mocanu, A. Sorici, A.M. Florea. An Integrated System for Improved Assisted Living of Elderly People. H. Costin, B. Schuller, A.M. Florea (eds) Recent Advances in Intelligent Assistive Technologies: Paradigms and Applications, Intelligent Systems Reference Library Vol. 170, pp. 111-141, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-30817-9_5, ISBN: 978-3-030-30817-9, Springer, 2020.

2019

  • Imad Alex Awada – Multimodal Interfaces for Active and Assisted Living Systems, Ph.D. Thesis, 2019.

Last updated July 2022