Elvira Popescu is a Full Professor at the Computers and Information Technology Department, University of Craiova, Romania. Her research interests include technology-enhanced learning, adaptation and personalization in Web-based systems, learner modeling, computer-supported collaborative learning, learning analytics, and intelligent and distributed computing. She has authored and co-authored over 100 publications, including two books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers. In addition, she has co-edited five journal special issues, as well as 15 international conference proceedings. She has participated in over 15 national and international research projects, three of which as a principal investigator.
Prof. Popescu also serves as the Vice Chair for the IEEE Women in Engineering Romania Section Affinity Group and is an Executive Board Member for the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology and the International Association of Smart Learning Environments. She received several scholarships and awards, including four best paper distinctions. She is actively involved in the research community by participating in six journal editorial boards, organizing a series of international workshops in the area of social and personal computing for e-learning (SPeL 2008–2020), serving as a conference chair, program committee chair, and track chair for over 15 conferences.