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Prof.dr.habil. Ioan DZIŢAC

Rector (Provost) of The Agora University of Oradea: 2012-2016; 2016-2020

rector@univagora.ro, Tel./Fax: +40 359 101 032

Consultancy Rectorate: Monday  12-14, 16-18

Students consulting: Monday: 14-15

Ioan Dzitac received his B.Sc.(eq.M.Sc.) in Mathematics (1977) and Ph.D. in Information Sciences (2002) from Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj - Napoca. In 2019 he has defended his Habilitation Thesis ”Soft Computing for Decision Making” at ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi.He is a mathematics and information sciences professor at Agora University of Oradea (since 2017) and at Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad (since 2009). Also he is a PhD supervisor at University of Craiova. He was Rector of Agora University of Oradea in period 2012-2016 and was re-elected for a new man-date (2016-2020). He was an Adjunct Professor at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences - Beijing, China (2013-2016) and since 2016 is an Advisory Board Member at Graduate School of Management of Technology, Hoseo University, South Korea. He was in managerial positions, such as: Director of Math & Informatics Department (2004-2005), Head of IT Chair (2005-2008), Director of R&D Center(2009-2017), and Rector (2012-2016).

His current research interests include different aspects of artificial intelligence, soft computing and applications of fuzzy logic in economy (decision making, quantitative management, qualitative management, e-learning platforms management etc.).

He is co-founder and an Editor-in-Chief of an ISI SCI Expanded quoted journal (2006), International Journal of Computers Communications & Control (nominee by Elsevier for Journal Excellence Award–Scopus Awards Romania 2015) and member in Editorial Board of 12 scientific journals. Also he is co-founder and General Chair of International Conference on Computers Communications and Control and he was member of the Program Committee of more than 70 international conferences.

He is a Senior Member of IEEE (since 2011), Member in Publication Committee of International Academy of Information Technology and Quantitative Management (IAITQM, since 2014), and other professional organizations (ROMAI, SRAIT, SSMAR, RNG-ISCB etc.). He was an invited speaker and/or invited special sessions’ organizer and chair in China (2013: Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu, 2015: Dalian, 2016: Beijing), India (2014: Madurai, 2017: Delhi), Russia (2014: Moscow), Brazil (2015: Rio), Lithuania (2015: Druskininkai), South Korea(2016: Asan), USA (2018: Nebraska).

He has published 3 books, 12 courses and materials for students, 6conference proceedings and more than 80 scientific papers in journals and conferences proceedings (over40 in ISI Web of Science indexed journals with over 220 citations, h-index=10). In Google Scholar he has over 520 citations and H-index=12.

He was included among the 100 Romanian computer scientists from all over the past 100 years in the volume of "One Hundred Romanian Scientists in Theoretical Computer Science", Romanian Academy Publishing House, 2018, as well as in the volume "Romanian Civilization - Information Science and Technology in Romania, "which appeared with occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Great Union, also in the Academy Publishing House.

Academic studies: Mathematics (UBB Cluj Napoca, 1977)

Scientific title: Doctor (Ph.D.) in Information Sciences (UBB Cluj Napoca, 2002)

Habilitation:  Habilitation in Economic Informatics (UAIC Iași, 2019)
Teaching subjects at Agora University (by March 2017): Mathematics, Information systems in decision making.

  • Brief CV  (EN, 2019): PDF
  • List of works (EN, 2019): PDF

Projects, papers, editing

Editorial membership:

  1. International Journal of Computers, Communications & Control (IJCCC): founder, Editor-in Chief 
  2. Financial Innovation, Springer, http://www.springer.com/economics/macroeconomics/journal/40854
  3. Journal of System and Management Sciences, Beijing Jiatong University, China, http://www.aasmr.org/jsms/editorial.html
  4. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience, Bacau, Romania (BRAIN) (Editorial Board)
  5. Mathematics, Informatics, Physics Series - Bulletin of PG University of Ploiesti (BMIF) (Editorial Board)
  6. Theory and Applications in Mathematics and Computer Science, Arad, Romania (Associate Editor)
  7. Scientific and Technical Bulletin, Series: Electrotechnics, Electronics, Automatic Control and Computer Science, Arad, Romania: Editorial Board
  8. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, The International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, US: JSCI
  9.  Business, Management and Education, ISSN 2029-7491, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania: Editorial Board
  10. Baltic Journal of Modern Computing: http://www.bjmc.lu.lv/editorial-board/
  11. Technological and Economic Development of Economy https://journals.vgtu.lt/index.php/TEDE/editorialboard
  12. International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making: https://www.worldscientific.com/page/ijitdm/editorial-board

Professional membership:

  1. Senior Member of IEEE (2011-present)
  2. IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Member
  3. ROMAI: Societatea Română de Matematică Aplicată si Industrială (Vice - President)
  4. SRAIT-Societatea Română de Automatică şi Informatică Tehnică - Filiala Arad (Secretary)
  5. RNG-ISCB:  Romanian National Group of International Society for Clinical Biostatistics 
  6. SSMAR - Societatea Ştiinţifică de Management din România 
  7. AFER-Departamentul 3
  8. Member in International Advisory Board of Kalasalingam University, India
  9. Member in Advisory Committee of Graduate School of Management of Technology in Hoseo University of Asan -South Korea.
  10. Member in International Academy of Information Technology and Quantitative Management: http://www.iaitqm.org/

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Rector’s  Welcome Word


"Access to Success!" (Motto UAO)

"The management team of Agora University of Oradea assumes transparency as an essential component of quality." (Mission assumed by the rector and his team)
Agora University of Oradea is a higher education institution of private law and public utility, founded in 2000 by Agora Foundation,  accredited by ARACIS in 2010 and  validated by the Romanian Parliament by Law 59/2012, as a part of national system of higher education in Romania.  In 2018 Agora University has been re-accredited by ARACIS within confidence grade.

On 24.04.2012 I was elected rector by all teachers and students of the Agora University of Oradea, the legislature from 2012 to 2016, and in 2016  I was re-elected for the mandate 2016-2020.

Rector legally represents the  Agora University of Oradea (UAO) in the National Council of Rectors in relations with the Ministry of National Education and its subordinate entities or advisory (ARACIS, CNATDCU, UEFISCDI etc.), with central and local government, educational institutions and national research and abroad, with domestic and international public bodies.

Although young and small, with two faculties (Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Law and Administration), Agora University  of Oradea is extremely dynamic and active. Instead of a quantitative prefer qualitative development.  UAO  has four bachelor accredited programs: Law (4 years), Local Police (3 years), Management (3 years) and Accounting and Management Information Systems (3 years), as well as three accredited masters programs: Criminal and Forensic Sciences (1 year), Applied Forensic Research (2 years) and Human Resources Management (2 years).

Without false modesty, Agora University of Oradea have some performance difficult to achieve even some old and larger academic institutions: 5 research centers (two international), a publishing house editing 5 international scientific journals in English language (one of which is indexed in ISI Web of Science), 5 international conferences in English, a computer laboratory, a forensic laboratory, three rooms with smart boards for videoconferencing courses, three lecture halls with over 100 seats, platform for e- functional learning, and 10 POS-DRU successfully  projects.

UAO was characterized by EUA-IEP team (2014) as "an entrepreneurial university":

EUA-IEP Team about UAO ( PDF): "The team has enjoyed learning about the characteristics of Agora University and its role as an entrepreneurial providerof higher education in the fields of law, management and social science. It has been an interesting experience to discuss with staff, students, and external stakeholders the challenges faced by UAO and the university’s efforts to address constraints and to explore future opportunities. We believe the university has the potential to take successful steps in its next stage of development."

In the period 2012-2018,  the Agora University  of Oradea has performed a lot of international agreements with many universities from Europe, India and China. Starting the 2019-2020  academic year we intend to extend the internationalization and milestones of a smart university in  a new world (with the digitization, digital transformation, AI, 4iR, M-learning etc.).

If you agree a higher quality education, through modern teaching technologies, in full transparency and legality, come with the confidence to  Agora University of Oradea.


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Prof. Dr. Habil. Ioan DZIȚAC,

Rector of Agora University of Oradea

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