Luis Cobian

Luis Cobian

Born in Santa Clara, Cuba, 1969.

Master of science, graduated in the university of Saint Petersburg, Russia in the specialty of "Radio-physics and quantum electronics". The theme of my thesis was "Investigation of the effects of the radial spatial homogeneity of the active medium of excitation of the copper vapor laser".

Certified Delphi Programmer. Now working and living in Umeå, Sweden, as an IT consultant and software developer for Distance Education and Learning. My main interests are programming, computers, gaming, photography , music, sports, mathematics, movies, literature and languages. Some of my programs can be downloaded from this site.

 

Personal information

Name: Luis Cobian
Place of birth: Santa Clara, Cuba
Date of birth: 1969.01.16
Citizenship: Swedish
Contact: cobian@cobiansoft.com , cobian@cobian.se, cobian@educ.umu.se 
OpenPGP key: Click to get my public key

 

Education

1987.07.20 Graduated at Capitán Roberto Rodríguez Senior High School, Santa Clara, Cuba.

1987.09.01- 1988.06.19 Technical Russian language at University of Havana, Cuba.

1988-1992 Certified Russian Translator, S. Petersburg University, Russia.

1992-1993 "Numeric methods and simulation of physical processes" using Pascal and Fortran. University of Saint Petersburg, Russia.

1988-1994 Master of sciences, graduated in the university of Saint Petersburg, Russia in the specialty of "Radio-physics and quantum electronics". The theme of my thesis was "Investigation of the effects of the radial spatial homogeneity of the active medium of excitation of the copper vapor laser".

 

Work History

1993.08-1994.01 Assistant at the department of Quantum Physics, University of Saint Peterburg

1993 Russian-Spanish interpreter at Ermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg (occasionally)

1996.10.01-to date Working at the University of Umeå, Sweden. My main functions there are:

  • IT-Consultant
  • Teacher
  • Software developer (using mainly Delphi, C# and C++)
  • Webmaster
  • Network administrator.

Language skills

  • Spanish: Mother language
  • English: Fluently spoken and written
  • Swedish: Fluently spoken and written
  • Russian: Fluently spoken and written

Summary

Fourteen years of professional Delphi (versions 2 – 2007) experience in desktop, client/server, and multi-tier distributed application development including Internet development, design and implementation of Delphi custom components.

Five years of professional experience with C# for both ASP.NET and Desktop development.

Eleven years of experience as webmaster , administrator and developer of sites dedicated to Distance education at the University of Umeå, Sweden. 

Eleven years of experience as a teacher in courses on "IT in Distance Education" and "IT in Special Education" at the University of Umeå, Sweden.

Total of nine years of experience in Network administration of a NT/Linux network.

Total of 14+ years of development from the MS-DOS ages to today, using mainly Borland Turbo Pascal.

Over fourteen years of IT hardware/software systems experience including PC repair, maintenance, upgrades, network installation, software design and implementation.

Solid knowledge on Theoretical Physics and Higher Mathematics. Good knowledge of C/C++, C#, JavaScript and Fortran.

Opened and social, I enjoy working in heterogeneous environments where I can learn and share my knowledge with others.