Gruia-Catalin Roman


Phone: 505-277-3112
Fax: 505-277-6927

Physical Address

Room 2140
Farris Engineering Center
Building # 119 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

01 1130
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Department of Computer Science

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Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Computer and Information Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1976

M.S., Computer and Information Sciences, University of Pennsylvania,1974

B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania,1973


In the span of three decades, Roman has enjoyed a rewarding and exciting research career.  He published over 180 technical papers; graduated nineteen doctoral students, with the majority pursuing their own academic careers; secured strong levels of research funding, both alone and in collaboration with colleagues in the department and outside; held leadership positions in key international conferences; and served as associate and guest editor for several leading software engineering journals. His research spans a broad range of computer science subfields including mobile computing, formal design methods, visualization, distributed systems, interactive high speed computer vision, formal languages, biomedical simulation, computer graphics, and distributed database.  He has been partial to research endeavors associated with the emergence of novel intellectual developments and significant engineering challenges.

Teaching Interests

  • Software engineering
  • Mobile computing
  • Formal methods

Research Interests

  • Personalized interactions with the Internet of Things, space cyber security, software for satellite swarms, software engineering, middleware, mobile computing, distributed and concurrent algorithms.