Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Hybrid Powertrain Program: Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research

Dr. Lucian Patcas

Principal Research Engineer, Embedded Software

Short Biography

Dr. Lucian Patcas is a Principal Research Engineer with the McMaster Centre for Software Certification (McSCert) and McMaster Institute for Automotive Research and Technology (MacAUTO) at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, Canada. His main research interests fall in the area of formal methods for real-time and safety-critical software. Currently, he is involved in several research projects related to the safety of automotive software, simulation of CAN networks, and model-based development of automotive software. Dr. Patcas was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Computing and Software at McMaster University. He received a Ph.D. in Software Engineering from McMaster University in 2014, a Master’s in Computer Science from University College Dublin, Ireland in 2007, and a Bachelor’s in Software Engineering from Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania in 2004.