PhD. Professor Adela Bâra (female, b. October 11, 1978) is the manager of the Data Science Excellence Center in the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. She is the author of 19 books in the domain of economic informatics, over 80 published scientific papers and articles (among which over 20 articles are indexed by Web of Science). She participated in 10 research projects (4 of them as principal investigator or project responsible), financed from national and international research programs.

Domains of competence include Databases (relational, object-oriented, spatial, NoSQL); data warehousing; Big Data; data mining; Artificial Neural Networks; Machine Learning; IoT; Business Intelligence; Informatics solutions for energy systems (data integration, analytics, web-services, cloud-computing development).