Born in Santa Clara, Cuba.
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".
Now working and living in Umeå, Sweden. I work as a system programmer at Umeå university. 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.
Name: Luis Cobian
Place of birth: Santa Clara, Cuba
Date of birth: January 16
- 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
- 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".
- 1993.08-1994.01 Assistant at the department of Quantum Physics,
University of Saint Peterburg
- 1993 Russian-Spanish interpreter at Hermitage Museum, Saint
- 1996.10.01-2011.12.31 Working at the University of Umeå, Sweden
(Department of Child Education) as
- Software developer (using mainly Delphi, C# and C++)
- Network administrator
- 2012.01.01 until today: Working at the University of Umeå,
Sweden (Department of Applied Educational Science) as
- Software developer (mainly C# and SQL)
- System Operator
Spanish: Mother tongue
English: Fluently spoken and written
Swedish: Fluently spoken and written
Russian: Fluently spoken and written
Twenty years of professional Delphi (versions 2 – 2010) experience
in desktop, client/server, and multi-tier distributed application
development including Internet development, design and
implementation of Delphi custom components.
Seven 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 twenty years of experience in Network administration of a NT/Linux network.
Total of 25+ years of development from the MS-DOS ages to today, using mainly Borland Turbo Pascal.
Over twenty years of IT hardware/software systems experience including PC repair, maintenance, upgrades, network installation, software design and implementation.
Opened and social, I enjoy working in heterogeneous environments where I can learn and share my knowledge with others.