Cristian Constantinescu is a principal member of the technical staff with Advanced Micro Devices, USA, where he currently leads the soft errors program. His research interests include fault-tolerant computing and soft error characterization and analysis. Before joining AMD he was with Intel Corporation, and held research positions with University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Duke University. Cristian published over 50 papers and authored three patents. He received a PhD degree from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania.
Serge Boverie received his Electrical Engineering degree and DEA in Control Engineering from INSA in 1979 and a PhD in Automatic Control in Toulouse, 1981. In 2011, he was awarded a Habilitation (HDR) in Computing science control engineering and signal processing. In 1987, he joined the Siemens VDO Automotive SAS, now Continental Automotive France S.A.S., in Toulouse. He is currently head of chassis segment within CES France (Continental Engineering Service) and he is also acting as Senior Expert. He is the author and co-author of 10 patents, of more than 100 papers published in international conferences, scientific journals and of one book dedicated to the applications of fuzzy control. Since 1992, he has been involved in the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) organization, where he held various positions including Chairman of the Mechatronics, Robotics and Components Coordinating Committee (2005-2008) and Vice-chair of the Technical Board (2008-2014). He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Science Award from the French Ministry of research in 2001, and the IFAC Outstanding Awards in 2005 and 2008.