Department:School of Computing and Information Science
Areas of Expertise: Computing and technology
Marcian is an active professional in industrial electronics, focusing on electronic systems modelling and the design of digital controllers for power converter systems, using VHDL and FPGAs.
Marcian’s research is focused on digital controllers for power electronics. With 23 years of academic experience, he has published one research monograph, one text book and more than 130 peer-reviewed papers (three with awards). He has delivered six international tutorials on FPGA Design for Power Electronics Control, oordinated a European FP6 renewable energy project consortium, supervised nine research degrees and examined 16.
General Chair of 5 IEEE conferences, Marcian is also founder and past Chairman of the 'Electronic Systems on Chip' Technical Committee of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics/Informatics.
Marcian is a member of our Digital Electronics Research Area which forms part of our Informatics, Computing and Electronics Research Group.
Modules taught: Digital Systems and Power Control, Power Conversion Systems
Stanciu, A., Cirstea, M.N. and Moldoveanu, F., 2016. Analysis and Evaluation of PUF-based SoC Designs for Security Applications. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 63(9), DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2016.2570720.
Folea, S., Mois, G., Muresan, C., Miclea, L., De Keyser, R. and Cirstea, M.N., 2016. A Portable Implementation on Industrial Devices of a Predictive Controller using Graphical Programming. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 12(2), DOI: 10.1109/TII.2016.2532118.
Petreus, D., Daraban, S. and Cirstea, M., 2016. Modular Hybrid Energy Concept Employing a Novel Control Structure Based on a Simple Analog System. Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 16(2), DOI: 10.4316/AECE.2016.02001.
Monmasson, E. and Cirstea, M.N., 2013. Industrial Control Applications of FPGAs. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 9(3), editorial review, DOI: 10.1109/TII.2013.2270011.
Sutikno, T, Nik Idris, N. R., Jidin, A. and Cirstea, M.N., 2013. An improved FPGA Implementation of Direct Torque Control for Induction Machines. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 9(3), DOI: 10.1109/TII.2012.2222420.
Barote, L., Marinescu, C. and Cirstea, M.N., 2013. Control Structure for Single Phase Stand-Alone Wind Based Energy Sources. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 60(2), ISSN: 0278-0046, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2012.2206346.
Tisan, A. and Cirstea, M.N., 2012. SOM Neural Network Design - a New Simulink Library Based Approach Targeting FPGA Implementation. Journal of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, ISSN: 0378-4754.
Alecsa, B., Cirstea, M.N. and Onea, A., 2012. Simulink Modeling and Design of an Efficient Hardware-constrained FPGA-based PMSM Speed Controller. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 8(3), DOI: 10.1109/TII.2012.2193891.
Darvill, J., Tisan, A., Cirstea, M.N., 2017. A Novel ANFIS Architecture for FPGA Implementation. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2017), Edinburgh, UK, 19-21 June 2017, pp.1244-1248. DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2017.8001423
Lelutiu, L.M., Lungoci, C.M., Calin, M.D., Cirstea, M.N., 2017. A Power Efficient Mobile Solar Tracking System. Proceedings of IEEE Joint International Conference OPTIM-ACEMP 2017, Brasov, Romania, 25-27 May 2017, pp.561-566. DOI: 10.1109/OPTIM.2017.7975028
Cirstea, M.N., 2016. Modelling and Design of Digital Electronic Systems. Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Development and Application Systems, University of Suceava, Romania, 19-21 May 2016, pp.189-194.
Cirstea, M.N., 2015. Modern Methodologies for Digital Systems Modelling and Design. Presented at Hubei University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 9 April 2015.