"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Albert Einstein

A recent version (August 2016) of Alexandra's CV is available here .

Brief Biography

Alexandra Branzan Albu was born in Bucharest, Romania. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering (1992) and a Ph.D. degree (2000) in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania. In 2001, she joined the Computer Vision and Systems Laboratory at Laval University (Quebec, Canada) as a postdoctoral researcher and became an Assistant Professor at Laval in 2003. She moved at the University of Victoria in 2005.
She is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and cross-listed with Computer Science. Her research interests are related to image analysis, computer vision, and visual computing. She works towards expanding her teaching style with problem-based solving and experiential learning techniques. She is actively pursuing outreach activities dedicated to increasing the women’s presence in electrical engineering and computer science.
Alexandra is passionate about running and downhill skiing. Read more about her journeys at http://alexandrastrails.blogspot.ca.