Hosted by / Venue

Hosted by / Venue

ISPDC 2023 is hosted by the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania. With a tradition of over 200 years, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (UPB) is the the largest technical university in Romania. In numbers, UPB trains more than 30000 students in 15 faculties (electrical/mechanical/chemical engineering fields of study) at bachelor, master, and doctorate level.

Today, UPB is undergoing a continuous modernization process, being in constant collaboration with the greatest universities all over the world. In the fast-changing global economic environment, UPB is striving to bring global perspective to all its programs and activities. The University plans for global alliances with highly reputed academic organizations. We believe in preparing global leaders who believe in contributing to the national and global economy and civil society. The mission of the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest has been thought as a blend of education, research and innovation, which represents a key towards a knowledge-based society and economy.

Creating knowledge mainly by scientific research, disseminating it through education and professional training, information technologies, as well as the use of technological innovation are the key elements that define the university distinctive profile. UPB provides a premier, student-centered educational experience to all students.

Bucharest, the venue of the conference, is the largest city in Romania. The city is located in the southeast of the country on the banks of the Dambovita River, and was first mentioned in documents as early as 1459. Since then it has gone through a variety of changes, becoming the state capital of Romania in 1862 and steadily consolidating its position as the centre of the Romanian mass media, culture and arts. Its eclectic architecture is a mix of historical (neo-classical), interbellum (Bauhaus and Art Deco), Communist-era and modern. In recent years, the city has been experiencing an economic and cultural boom.

In Bucharest you will find majestic public buildings like the National History Museum and the main Post Office, whereas close to its Southern end there is the lovely Parcul Cismigiu (Cismigiu Park). Bulevardul (Boulevard) Magheru is parallel to Calea Victoriei and it hosts tourist and airline offices, cinemas and hotels.

You will be intrigued by the city’s eclectic mixture of architecture, from Curtea Veche, the remains of Prince Vlad Tepes 15th century palace – he was the city’s founder as well as the inspiration for “Dracula”, – to Orthodox Churches, Second Empire mansions, the stolid Stalinist architecture of the communist years and the colossal 6,000 room Parliament House, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon.

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