|Dr. Tudor Cioara, is an active member Distributed Systems Research Laboratory of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. In 2012 obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science with the thesis "Context aware adaptive systems with applicability in green service centers." Research areas in which he is currently working refers to Context Awareness, Green IT, Ambient Assistant Living and Artificial Intelligence.|
|Dr. Ionut Anghel, is an member Distributed Systems Research Laboratory of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. In 2012 obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science with the thesis "Autonomic computing techniques for pervasive systems and energy efficient data centres."|
With recent technological advancements research efforts are moving towards developing dynamic complex distributed systems such as heterogeneous pervasive environments composed of sensors, actuators, smart devices and software agents which interact and collaborate. As complexity increases and its management becomes a serious issue, new research areas of autonomic computing, reflexivity and self-adaptivity have been developed and integrated into the systems. All these new features require that distributed systems become aware of their execution context and adapt their behaviour to different context situations.