Ioana Luisa Vais
Ioana Luisa Vais is a software developer in Prof.
David Colquhoun's lab. Currently she is converting the curve
fitting programs to the Windows version. Another recent project
(in collaboration with the Electronics' Workshop) was the design
of a Programmable 30 Way Solenoid Valve Controller - a real time
application making use of the parallel port.
In 1992 she obtained her MSc in Applied Computing Technology from
Middlesex University (London, UK), with a simulation project on "Conservation
of Linear Momentum for the Elastic Collision" . She completed her
first degree in 1976 with a MSc from Bucharest Polytechnic in Aeronautical
Engineering - Avionics Branch. For 14 years she worked in the Aircraft
Industry in Romania designing standby instruments. Since the beginning
of her career she was heavily involved with programming using languages
as Fortran, C and Assembly.
She started to work at UCL in 1992 when she transposed to PC the single
channel analysis program (SCAN) from the earlier (PDP) version.She
was also involved in programming the
control of CED 1401 Intelligent Real Time Interface in protected
mode Fortran and MetaWare High C/C++, 3D graphics in MetaWare
High C and Borland C++, design and maintenance of the Pharmacology
Department Home Page, set-up and maintenance of the lab’s PCs.
She has many other interests: art, music, literature, travelling and promoting
true information about her native country and Eastern Europe in
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5 November, 2009
by Pharmacology Webmaster or Ioana Vais