Doctorate ACS

Collaboration agreements and research projects with companies in the SE and CIT domains

The members of the Doctoral school of Automatic Control and Computers (SD_AC) within University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB) have initiated Collaboration Agreements between the faculty of Automatic Control and Computers (A&C) and companies renowned in the design, development and integration of solutions, services and information and control systems that use advanced information and automation technologies, and promote research and innovation in the domains of System Engineering (SE) and Computers and Information Technology (CIT).

The agreements with these companies establish either particular short term partnerships related to the R&D projects carried out in partnership with the university (A&C) or medium and long term collaborations in which the SD_AC students are integrated through: documenting, hands-on training and research stages; solution development and implementing in shared research projects; specializations with logistic and financial support from the company; research activities in subjects proposed by the company.

Collaboration agreements with companies in the SE and CIT domains

IBM-UPB Agreement for free access to IBM Academic Initiative program resources

The company IBM has granted in 2016 to the faculty of Automatic Control and Computers, University Politehnica of Bucharest customized, free of cost access to resources of the IBM Academic Initiative. These resources (including cloud access, remote hardware access, software, a.o.) are distributed to the teaching staff and license, master and doctoral students from the CIT and SE domains

IBM grants at present free access to the Ph.D. coordinators and  doctoral students from the CIT and SE domains in the following advanced technologies:

  • IBM Cloud
  • Data Science
  • Blockchain
  • Quantum
  • IBM Watson
  • IBM Security
  • IBM Z
  • Power Systems

Collaboration protocols between A&C and cpompanies for applied research stages of Ph.D. students and post doctoral researchers