Articles in Romanian IT Talents

Volteem App
Volteem – Volunteers Can Change the World!
Volteem is an application that enhances and facilitates the collaboration between volunteers and NGOs. The idea for creating the application emerged when a team of five passionate high-school students – The Happy Coders – came together as part of the educational program “Discover Your Call in IT”. From there and until the end of the program, they developed an advanced Android prototype of the app, while gaining both technical know-how and soft skills. Ranked 1st in the program’s ending competition, Volteem is taken into consideration for funding and might be launched onto the
Romanian IT talents: Ionut Budisteanu
Romanian Teenager Ionut Budisteanu – In the top 16 of the Most Influential Teenagers
Ionut Budisteanu is the teenager who won the top prize in the Gordon E. Moore competition. This competition was organized at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for high school students and the value of the prize was $89.000. Ionut Budisteanu won the award for design for a low cost self-driving car. He used artificial intelligence and a video camera placed on a machine to identify traffic lanes, curves, other cars involved in traffic and even pedestrians. The prototype he built signals the great potential of manufacturing autonomous self-driven vehicles. As opposed to
Romanian IT talents: bionic hand
Romanian Teenagers Awarded @ Tech School
Tech School is a contest organized for teenagers by UPC Romania that attracts both students and high school students passionate about digital media, gaming, robotics and programming. The second edition of the contest was organized this year, within the so called Smart Nation Platform. Smart Nation’s aim is to increase the number of users of digital technologies in Romania and to transform them into innovators. The winning projects, which received funding, included: Bionic hand – the first prize winner, a robotized hand which can be used in medicine and toxic environments. Sunny Shirt –
Romanian IT talents: UBBOTS
UBBots – The Day of the Intelligent Robots
For the 6th time, the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics from Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca organized the traditional UBBots – “The Day of the Intelligent Robots” event on the 10th of March, 2013. The UBBots event was supported by 14 local IT companies. The event was organized for students, who presented eight intelligent robots designed for a multitude of uses, such as surveillance, fire extinguishing , bar tending, dish washing,  tea making, sandwich making, flower watering and intelligent shopping. Robo SMaker, the robot which makes sandwiches and responds to
Romanian IT talents: great result at Math Olympiad
International Olympiads in Informatics and Mathematics
One of the most important aspects that make Romania an ideal nearshore destination is its IT professionals. IT talents are cultivated in Romania’s top high-schools that focus on mathematics and computer science. Romanian students have a great tradition in performing at the highest levels in international Olympiads. This article outlines some of the most remarkable results that Romanian students achieved in 2012 at international competitions in informatics and mathematics. Romania was ranked 1st among EU states at the 24th edition of the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in 2012.
Romanian IT talents: the brainy guy from Brainient
The Brainy Guy from Brainient
At the young age of 26 Emi Gal has already been involved in a number of start-ups, both in the UK and in Romania, Brainient being his latest business. In 2009 he was one of the six winners of the UK start-up Seedcamp competition, held to encourage entrepreneurial young talents in Europe. Emi Gal launched Brainient in Bucharest in 2008, but went to London to realise his vision of creating an international company based on a platform that creates interactive elements for online video advertisements. “More importantly, London’s network of investors and advisers gives me access to wider
Major Award in Robotics for Young Romanian Researchers
Radu Rusu, President and CEO of Open Perception, Inc. received the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Early Career Award in 2013. Radu Rusu, together with Matei Ciocârlie, another talented Romanian IT professional, received the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Early Career Award (Industry/Government) for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to creating and leading an open source ecosystem that fosters technology transfer in 3D perception between academia and industry in January 2013. The IEEE Robotics and Automation Society supports innovation, education, and applied research