Elvira Popescu is a Full Professor at the Computers and Information Technology Department, University of Craiova, Romania. Her research interests include technology-enhanced learning, adaptive educational systems, learner modeling, computer-supported collaborative learning, learning analytics, and intelligent and distributed computing. She authored and co-authored over 100 publications, including two books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers. In addition, she co-edited six journal special issues, as well as 20 international conference proceedings. She 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 a board member for the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology and the International Association of Smart Learning Environments. She is also a Distinguished Speaker in IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitors Program (2020-2023). She received several scholarships and awards, including five best paper distinctions. She is actively involved in the research community by serving as associate editor for three journals, member of five other journal editorial boards, organizing a series of international workshops (SPeL 2008–2020), serving as a conference chair, program committee chair and track chair for over 15 conferences.