Date / Place of birth: March 17, 1953 / Caracal, Olt, Romania.

 

Education

PhD degree: 1999 - Dr.-Eng. (Ph.D.) in Automatic Control Systems (System Engineering), Faculty of Automation and Computers, Politehnica University of Timisoara (UPT), Romania.

Specializations: 2008 - invited researcher in Sensorless Control of Synchronous Motors, University of Bologna, Italy (1 month);

2007 - invited researcher in Sensorless Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors, Aalborg University, Denmark (2 weeks);

1994-2002 (18 months) - Automatic Testing for Avionics: British Airways Avionic Engineering, Cardiff, UK (11 months); ELBIT Systems, Haifa, Israel (2 months); Olympic Airways, Athens, Greece (2 months); RADA Electronics, Israel (3 months).

Postgraduate: 1995 - Certificates in Automatic Testing (3), Software Engineering fur Kommunications- und AutomatisierungsSysteme SEKAS GmbH, Munchen, Germany;

1989 - Diploma in Digital Control of Industrial Processes, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania.

University: 1977- Dipl.-Eng. (M.Sc.) degree in Applied Electronics, 97%, Electrotechnical Faculty, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania.

High School: 1972 - Diploma of Baccalaureate, Physics major (Prof. Alfred Schussler), National College no.10, Timisoara, Romania.

 

Appointments/Affiliations

1984 - present at Politehnica University of Timisoara (UPT), Romania, Dept. Automation and Applied Informatics

- Director of the UPT Doctoral School of Engineering Studies (2012-2017);

- Manager of the UPT doctoral scholarships: 3 POSDRU strategic grants, 1 POSDRU postdoc grant (2008-2013);

- Scientific Secretary of the Faculty of Automation and Computers (2008-2012);

- Doctoral (Ph.D.) Supervisor in Automation (System Engineering), OMECT 5658/12.12.2005;

- Full Professor (2004-); Researcher;

- Associate Professor, 2000-2004; - Lecturer, 1991-2000; - Teaching Assistant, 1984-1991.

1993-2002: member of the Directorial Board, part-time Researcher, TIMTEH Electronics srl Company, Timisoara, Romania.

1977-1984: R&D Team Leader in Electronic Equipment Design, Electrotimis Company, Timisoara, Romania.

 

Membership

- National Council for Attesting of University Titles, Diplomas and Certificates (CNATDCU), Commission of Computers, Information Technology and System Engineering, member, OMEN 3991/06.06.2017.

- National University Research Council (CNCSIS), Commission of Engineering Sciences, member, 2009-2011; member in Group of Experts, 2006-2008; Expert Evaluator, 2004-.

- IFAC Technical Committee TC 4.2 Mechatronics Systems, International Federation of Automatic Control, 2003-.

- IFAC Technical Committee TC 8.1 Control in Agriculture, International Federation of Automatic Control, 2016-2018.

- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE (M'03, SM'05): Industry Applications Society, 2003-; Robotics and Automation Society, 2003-2014; Communications Society, 2005, 2009; Instrumentation and Measurement Society, 2006, 2009-2013; Power Electronics Society, 2015-; Industrial Electronics, 2018-; IEEE Member, 2003-; elected IEEE Senior Member, 2005-.

- Romanian Society of Control Engineering and Technical Informatics (SRAIT), 1993-.

- Robotics Society of Romania (SRR), 1998-.

- International Association of Engineers (IAENG), 2012-.

- International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA), 2004-.

- New York Academy of Sciences, 2003.

- General Association of the Engineers in Romania (AGIR), 2003.

 

Committee member of international conferences, Session chairman

- 7th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2018), Paris, France (ISI Proc), Int. Advisory Board member.

- 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment (ICREE 2018), Vienna, Austria (IET, Scopus), Technical Committee member.

- 2nd International Conf. on Electrical Engineering and Automation (ICEEA 2018), Chengdu, China, (Compendex, ISI Proc), International Scientific Committee member.

- International Conference on Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation (ICMRA 2018), Hefei, China (IEEE, Scopus), Technical Committee member.

- International Symposium on Robotics & Automation Engineering (ISRAE 2018), Shanghai, China, (Scopus, Compendex), Technical Committee member.

- International Symposium on Hydrogen Energy and Energy Technologies (HEET 2018), Nagoya, Japan, Technical Program Committee member.

- International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN 2018), Barcelona, Spain (Scopus), Scientific Committee member.

- 2nd International Conference on Energy Economics and Energy Policy (ICEEEP 2018), Barcelona, Spain (INSPEC, IET), Technical Committee member.

- International Conference on Power, Energy and Intelligent Materials (PEIM 2018), Wuzhen, China, International Technical Committees member.

- 12-5th IEEE International Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics (SACI 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009), Timisoara, Romania, (IEEE Xplore, ISI Proc./2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), Steering Committee/ Technical Program Committee /International Advisory Board member, Session Co-Chairman.

- 6th International Conf. on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2017), San Diego, CA, USA (ISI Proc), Int. Advisory Board member

- International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment (ICREE 2017), Toronto, Canada (Scopus, Compendex), Technical Committee member.

- International Conference on Computer Engineering and Information System (CEIS 2017), Xiamen, China (EI Compendex), Int. Committee member.

- International Conference on Service Science, Technology and Engineering (SSTE 2017), Suzhou, China (EI Compendex, ISI Proc), Technical Committee member.

- 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2016), Birmingham, UK (ISI Proc), Int. Advisory Board member

- 17th IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control (PEMC 2016), Varna, Bulgaria (ISI Proc), Technical Program Reviewers member.

- 7th International Conference on Sciences of Electronics, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications (SETIT 2016), Hammamet, Tunisia (IEEE Xplore), Scientific Committee member.

- 4th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA 2015), Palermo, Italy (ISI Proc), Int. Advisory Board member.

- Aegean Conference Electrical Machines and Power Electronics & International Conference on Optimization of Electrical & Electronic Equipment & International Symposium on Advanced Electromechanical Motion Systems (ACEMP-OPTIM-Electromotion 2015), Side, Turkey (ISI Proc), Session Co-Chairman.

- International Conference on Control, Automation and Artificial Intelligence (CAAI 2015), Phuket, Thailand (ISI Proc), Int. Scientific Committee member.

- International Conference on Electrical, Automation and Mechanical Engineering (EAME 2015), Phuket, Thailand (ISI Proc, Compendex), International Scientific Committee member.

- International Conference on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2015), High Tatras, Slovakia (ISI Proc, IEEE Xplore), Program and Steering Committee member.

- 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA 2014), Milwaukee, WI, USA (ISI Proc), International Advisory Board member.

- International Conference on Control Engineering and Automation (ICCEA 2014), Chongqing, China (ISI Proc, Compendex), Technical Program Committee member.

- 4th IEEE International Conference on Power Engineering Energy and Electrical Drives (POWERENG 2013), Istanbul, Turkey (IEEE Xplore), International Advisory Board member.

- 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2013), Madrid, Spain (ISI Proc), International Advisory Board member.

- 13-7th International Conf. on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment: OPTIM 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, Brasov, Romania, (ISI Proc 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012; IEEE Xplore), member: Local Technical Committee (2004-2008); International Steering Committee (2002-2010); Session Co-Chairman (2000-)

- International Conf. on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2012), Nagasaki, Japan, (ISI Proc), International Advisory Board member.

- 2nd International Conf. on Information Science and Technology (ICIST 2012), Wuhan, China (IEEE Xplore), Program Committee member.

- 3rd International Conf. on Information Technology Convergence and Services (ITCS 2012), Gwangju, Korea, Program Committee member.

- IEEE Africon 2011, Livingstone, Zambia, (ISI Proc), Technical Reviewers member.

- 17th International Conf. on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2011), High Tatras, Slovakia, International Program Committee member.

- 2nd International Conf. on Information Technology Convergence and Services (ITCS 2010), Cebu, Philippines, (IEEE Xplore), Program Committee member.

- IEEE International Joint Conferences on Computational Cybernetics and Technical Informatics (ICCC-CONTI 2010), Timisoara, Romania, (IEEE Xplore), Organizing Committee Chair.

- 8-5th International Conf. on Technical Informatics: CONTI 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, Timisoara, Romania, Program Co-Chair; member: Editorial Board; Local Organizing Committee; Sessions Chairman.

- 2nd IFAC Symposium on Telematics Applications (TA 2010), Timisoara, Romania (Scopus), National Organizing Committee member.

- IEEE Africon 2009, Nairobi, Kenya, (ISI Proc), International Technical Programme Committee member.

- IEEE International Conf. on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON 2007), Warsaw, Poland, (ISI Proc), International Scientific Committee member.

- 10th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conf., (EPE-PEMC 2002), Cavtat and Dubrovnik, Croatia, International Steering Committee member.

 

Academic reviewer

ISI-WoS journals (19)

- IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, ISSN: 0278-0046, USA, IF: 7.168/16, 2004-.

- IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, ISSN: 0885-8993, USA, IF: 7.151/16, 2007-.

- IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, ISSN: 1551-3203, USA, IF: 6.764/16, 2011-.

- IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, ISSN: 0885-8969, USA, IF: 3.808/16, 2006-.

- IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, ISSN: 0093-9994, USA, IF: 2.937/16, 2010-.

- IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, ISSN: 1063-6536, USA, IF: 3.882, 2016.

- Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, ISSN: 2168-6777, USA, IF: 4.269/16, 2018-.

- IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, ISSN: 0885-8950, USA, IF: 5.680/16, 2006-2008.

- IET Electric Power Applications, ISSN: 1751-8660, UK, IF: 1.865/16, 2009-.

- IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, ISSN: 1751-8687, e-ISSN: 1751-8695, UK, IF: 2.213/16, 2018-.

- Electronics Letters, ISSN: 0013-5194, IET, UK, IF: 1.155/16, 2018-.

- ISA Transactions - The Journal of Automation, ISSN: 0019-0578, USA, IF: 3.394/16, 2005, 2016.

- Sensors, ISSN: 1424-8220, Switzerland, IF: 2.677/16, 2017.

- Measurement, ISSN: 0263-2241, IMEKO, Elsevier, IF= 2.359, 2018-.

- Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073, Switzerland, IF: 2.262/16, 2018-.

- Mathematical Problems in Engineering, ISSN: 1024-123X, UK, IF: 0.802/16, 2017-.

- Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, Springer, ISSN: 2095-9184, IF: 0.622/16, 2016.

- COMPEL - International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, ISSN: 0332-1649, UK, IF: 0.487/16, 2005.

- Automatika - Journal for Control, Measurement, Electronics, Computing and Communications, ISSN: 0005-1144, Croatia, IF: 0.380/16, 2013-.

- IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977, USA, IF: 3.218 /16, 2008.

- Revue Roumaine des Sciences Techniques - Serie Electrotechnique and Energetique, ISSN: 0035-4066, Romania, IF: 1.036/16, 2009.

- Advances in Power Electronics, ISSN: 2090-181X, e-ISSN: 2090-1828, 2017-.

- Australian Journal of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (AJEEE), ISSN: 1448-837X, 2013-.

Referred International conferences

- 18th IEEE International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conf. (PEMC 2018), Budapest, Hungary (ISI Proc).

- 41st International Conf. on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP 2018), Athens, Greece (ISI Proc).

- International Conf. on Renewable Energy (ICREN 2018), Barcelona, Spain (Scopus).

- 21st International Conf. on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC 2017), Sinaia, Romania (ISI Proc).

- 12th IEEE International Conf. on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS 2017), Hawaii, USA (ISI Proc).

- 17th IEEE International Conf. on Power Electronics and Motion Control (PEMC 2016), Varna, Bulgaria (ISI Proc).

- 20th International Conf. on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC 2016), Sinaia, Romania (IEEE Xplore).

- 24th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2015), Buzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (ISI Proc).

- 11th IEEE International Conf. on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS 2015), Sydney, Australia (ISI Proc).

- 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition Asia (ECCE Asia Downunder 2013), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (ISI Proc).

- 7th International Conf. on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO 2013), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India (ISI Proc).

- 13-7th Int. Conf. on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM 2012-2000), Brasov, Romania (ISI Proc).

- 21st IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2012), Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China (ISI Proc).

- 20th International Conf. on Electrical Machines (ICEM 2012), Marseille, France (IEEE Xplore).

- 2012 IEEE International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2012), Kos Island, Greece (ISI Proc).

- 3rd IEEE International Conf. on Sustainable Energy Technologies (ICSET 2012), Kathmandu, Nepal (IEEE Xplore).

- 16th International Conf. on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC 2012), Sinaia, Romania (IEEE Xplore).

- 37th Annual Conf. of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Soc. (IECON 2011), Melbourne, Australia (ISI Proc).

- 9th IEEE International Conf. on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IEEE-PEDS 2011), Singapore (IEEE Xplore).

- 17th International Conf. on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2011), High Tatras, Slovakia.

- 36th Annual Conf. of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Soc. (IECON 2010), Phoenix, AZ, USA (ISI Proc).

- 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2010), Bari, Italy (ISI Proc).

- 2nd Int. Conf. on Information Technology Convergence and Services (ITCS 2010), Cebu, Philippines (IEEE Xplore).

- 9th IEEE Int. Conf. on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2010), Washington, D.C., USA (IEEE Xplore).

- IFAC Workshop on Intelligent Control Systems (WICS 2010), Sinaia, Romania.

- 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2009), Seoul, Korea (ISI Proc).

- 2009 IEEE International Conf. on Mechatronics (ICM 2009), Malaga, Spain (ISI Proc).

- 2nd International Conf. on Human System Interaction (HSI 2009), Catania, Italy (ISI Proc).

- 2009 IEEE International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2009), Victoria, Australia (ISI Proc).

- 34th Annual Conf. of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Soc. (IECON 2008), Orlando, Fl., USA (ISI Proc).

- 2008 IEEE International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2008), Chengdu, China (ISI Proc).

- 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2008), Seattle, Washington, USA (ISI Proc).

- 2007 IEEE International Conf. on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON 2007), Warsaw, Poland (ISI Proc).

- 8th IEEE AFRICON 2007, Windhoek, Namibia (ISI Proc).

- IFAC Modelling and Design of Distributed Control Systems in Agriculture (AgriControl 2007), Osijek, Croatia.

- 32nd Annual Conf. of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2006), Paris, France (ISI Proc).

- 2006 IEEE International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2006), Bombay, India (ISI Proc).

- 16th IFAC World Congress (TCs: 2.1 Control Design, 4.1 Components and Instruments, 4.2 Mechatronic Systems, 6.3. Power Plants and Power Systems), Prague, Czech Rep., 2005.

- Intelligent Systems at the Service of Mankind (book), Eds.: W. Elmenreich, J.T. Machado, I.J. Rudas, vol.2, Ubooks Publisher, Germany, 2005.

- 5th International Conf. on Technology and Automation (ICTA 2005), Thessaloniki, Greece.

- 13th International Conf. on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2005), Dubrovnik, Croatia.

- International Conf.: OPTIM '12, 10, 08, 06, 04, 02; EPE-PEMC 2002; member of International Advisory Board

- IEEE International Joint Conferences on Computational Cybernetics and Technical Informatics (ICCC-CONTI 2010)- Organizing Committee Chair;

- International Conf. on Technical Informatics: CONTI '08, 06 - Topic chair, Local Organizer Committee member, 04 - Former Chairman, 02, 00, 98, 96,

Editorial boards

- Scientific Bulletin of the Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Automatic Control and Computer Science, ISSN: 1224-600X, Editorial Secretary (2008-2015); Editorial Board (2002-); Advisory Board (1997-) member.

- International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), e-ISSN: 1309-0127, (ISI-WoS, IF= 0.426/2016); Editorial Board member, 2011-.

- International Journal of Engineering Technologies (IJET), ISSN: 2149-0104, e-ISSN: 2149-5262, Editorial Board member, 2015-.

- International Journal of Engineering Science and Application (IJESA), ISSN: 2548-1185, e-ISSN: 2587-2176, Editorial Board member, 2017-.

- International Journal of Smart Grid, ijSmartGrid, e-ISSN: 2602-439X, Editorial Board member, 2017-.

- International Journal of Economics and Statistics, ISSN: 2309-0685, North Atlantic University Union, (Scopus), Associate Editor, 2013-.

 

Published work (see selected papers)

- Ph.D. Thesis: Contributions in Control Systems for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drives (in Romanian), Faculty of Automation and Computers, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania, Feb. 1999.

- 2 monographs in Advanced control of electrical drives; 2 book chapters in amazon.com.

- 5 textbooks.

- more than 90 papers in international journals and conferences

(81 indexed: 17 Web of Science - WoS Clarivate Analytics (ISI), 36 WoS (ISI) Proceedings, 28 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC/Scopus)

- Cumulative ISI Science Citation Index (SCI) impact factor (IF/2017) of my 17 papers: total IF = 55.35; average IF = 3.26.

- ResearcherID - A Global Community where Researchers Connect: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-4386-2011 (h-indexISI = 13).

- more than 60 contracts and grants.

- 1 Romanian patent.

- 19 countries of participation at international conferences organized by/ or in cooperation with IEEE, IET(IEE), EPE, IMEKO in: Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Rep., Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Rep., Suisse, Turkey, Ukraine, USA.

 

Honours & Awards, recipient of:

- "Tudor Tănăsescu" Award of the Romanian Academy for Advanced automation, Science and Information Technology section, 2016.

- 2016 Highly Cited Researchers by Thomson Reuters - nominated.

- Certificate of Appreciation from the IEEE Romania Section in grateful recognition of 10 years of service as an IEEE member, 2015.

- IEEE Senior Member degree, 2005.

- 11 awards and honorable mentions from scientific papers at national or local conferences, 1981-87.

 

Citations (see citations)

- more than 1400 independent citations of my papers from indexed papers: ≈ 400 WoS (ISI) journals, 360 WoS (ISI) Proc, 320 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC/Compendex/Scopus/Springer, 150 others DBs, 25 books/book chapters, 45 US/EU patents, 100 PhD/MS thesis abroad.

- 66 of my papers (59 refereed: 16 ISI-WoS, 27 ISI Proc, 16 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC) are cited in refereed international publications.

- my Hirsch index (author impact) from: Web of Science (ISI) hWoS=13; Scopus hSc=15; Scholar Google hSG = 19;

- Cumulative SCI impact factor (IF/2017) of independent citations of my papers: total IF > 1400; average IF = 3.8.

- Cumulative Science Citation Index (SCI) impact factor (IF/2017) of my 17 papers: total IF = 55.35; average IF = 3.26.

- citations by authors from 62 countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kerala, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, UK, USA;

- citations including authors from 117 universities (23.4%) in Top 500 World Universities, http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2017.html

1-100, 19

University of Cambridge, 1209, UK, www.cam.ac.uk

Columbia University, 1754, New York, USA, http://www.columbia.edu

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, 1855, Switzerland, www.ethz.ch/en.html

The University of Tokyo, 1877, Japan, www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en

University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1848, USA, www.wisc.edu

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1851, USA, https://twin-cities.umn.edu

University of Paris-Sud (Paris 11), 1971, France, www.u-psud.fr/en

Tsinghua University, 1911, Beijing, China, www.tsinghua.edu.cn

Technical University Munich (TUM), 1868, Germany, www.tum.de

University of Bristol, 1876, UK, www.bris.ac.uk

McMaster University, 1887, Hamilton, ON, Canada, www.mcmaster.ca

University of Pittsburgh, 1787, USA, www.pitt.edu

Ghent University, 1817, Belgium, www.UGent.be

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), 1853, Switzerland, www.epfl.ch

Purdue University - West Lafayette, Indiana, 1869, USA, www.purdue.edu

Nagoya University, 1871, Japan, www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), 1885, Atlanta, USA, www.gatech.edu

National University of Singapore (NUS), 1905, Singapore, www.nus.edu.sg

The University of Western Australia, 1911, Perth, Australia, www.uwa.edu.au

101-150, 15

Michigan State University, 1855, USA, www.msu.edu

Nanyang Technological University (NTU), 1981, Singapore, www.ntu.edu.sg

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 1968, Alesund, Norway, www.ntnu.edu

Osaka University, 1724, Japan, www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/

Seoul National University (SNU), 1946, Korea, www.useoul.edu

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1896, China, en.sjtu.edu.cn

Texas A&M University - College Station, 1876, USA, www.tamu.edu

The University of Hong Kong, 1911, China, www.hku.hk

The University of New South Wales (UNSW), 1949, Sydney, Australia, www.unsw.edu.au

The University of Sheffield, 1897, UK, www.shef.ac.uk

University of Alberta, 1908, Canada, www.ualberta.ca

University of Liverpool, 1881, UK, www.liv.ac.uk

University of Nottingham, 1881, UK, www.nottingham.ac.uk

University of Warwick, 1965, UK, www2.warwick.ac.uk/

Zhejiang University, 1897, Hangzhou, China, www.zju.edu.cn

151-200, 14

Curtin University, 1966, Perth, Australia, www.curtin.edu.au

Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), 1920, China, www.hit.edu.cn

Hokkaido University, 1876, Sapporo, Japan, www.oia.hokudai.ac.jp

National Taiwan University (NTU), 1928, Taipei, China-Taiwan, www.ntu.edu.tw

Queen Mary University of London, 1887, UK, www.qmul.ac.uk/

Sapienza University of Rome, 1303, Italy, www.uniroma1.it

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), 1963, China-Hong Kong, www.cuhk.edu.hk

Universite libre de Bruxelles (ULB), 1834, Belgium, www.ulb.ac.be

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), 1742, Erlangen, Germany, www.fau.eu

University of Exeter, 1922, UK, www.exeter.ac.uk/

Joseph Fourier University (Grenoble 1) - Universite Grenoble Alpes (2016), 1970, Grenoble, France, www.ujf-grenoble.fr/?language=en

University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL), 1869, Lincoln, USA, www.unl.edu

University of Padua, 1222, Padova, Italy, www.unipd.it

University of Sao Paulo, 1934, Brazil, www5.usp.br

201-300, 28

Aalborg University, 1974, Denmark, www.en.aau.dk

Chalmers University of Technology, 1829, Gothenburg, Sweden, www.chalmers.se/en

City University of Hong Kong, 1984, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.cityu.edu.hk

Hanyang University, 1939, Seoul, Korea, www.hanyang.ac.kr

Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), 1953, Wuhan, Hubei, China, www.hust.edu.cn

Iowa State University, 1858, Ames, Iowa, USA, www.iastate.edu

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 1825, Germany, www.kit.edu/english

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 1971, Daejeon, Korea, www.kaist.edu

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 1827, Stockholm, Sweden, www.kth.se/en

Newcastle University, 1834, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, www.ncl.ac.uk

North Carolina State University (NCSU), 1887, Raleigh, USA, www.ncsu.edu

Queensland University of Technology, 1989, Brisbane, Australia, www.qut.edu.au

RWTH Aachen University, 1870, Germany, www.rwth-aachen.de

South China University of Technology (SCUT), 1952, Guangzhou, China, en.scut.edu.cn

Southeast University, 1902, Nanjing, China, www.seu.edu.cn/english

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), 1398, Suwon, South Korea, www.skku.edu/eng

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), 1937, Kowloon, China-Hong Kong, www.polyu.edu.hk

The University of Auckland, 1883, New Zealand, www.auckland.ac.nz/en.html

The University of Texas at Dallas, 1961, USA, www.utdallas.edu

University of Aberdeen, 1495, Scotland, UK, www.abdn.ac.uk

University of Belgrade, 1808, Serbia, www.bg.ac.rs/en/

University of Bologna (UNIBO), 1088, Italy, www.eng.unibo.it

University of Tennessee, 1794, Knoxville, USA, www.utk.edu

University of Turin, 1404, Torino, Italy, www.unito.it/

University of Wollongong (UOW), 1951, Australia, www.uow.edu.au

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), 1838, Richmond, VA, USA, www.vcu.edu

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), 1834, Belgium, www.vub.ac.be/en

Wuhan University, 1893, China, en.whu.edu.cn/

301-400, 21

Beihang University, 1952, China, ev.buaa.edu.cn

Central South University (CSU), 2000, Changsha, China, en.csu.edu.cn

Chang Gung University, 1987, Taoyuan, China-Taiwan, www.cgu.edu.tw/bin/home.php?Lang=en

Dalian University of Technology, 1949, Dalian, China, wwwold.dlut.edu.cn/en/

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), 1956, Netherlands, www.tue.nl/en

Hunan University, 1926, China, www-en.hnu.edu.cn/

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), 1909, Bangalore, India, www.iisc.ernet.in

National Cheng Kung University, 1931, Tainan, Taiwan, web.ncku.edu.tw/bin/home.php?Lang=en

National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), 1957, Hsinchu, China-Taiwan, www.nctu.edu.tw

Shandong University, 1901, China, www.en.sdu.edu.cn

Tianjin University, 1895, China, www.tju.edu.cn/english

Tongji University, 1907, Shanghai, China, www.tongji.edu.cn/english

University of Chile, 1842, Santiago de Chile, Chile, www.uchile.cl/english

University of Florence (UniFI), 1321 Italy, www.unifi.it

University of Kentucky, 1865, Lexington, USA, www.uky.edu

University of Leicester, 1921, UK, www.le.ac.uk

University of Pavia, 1361, Italy, www.unipv.it

University of Porto, 1911, Italy, sigarra.up.pt/up/en

University of Technology Sydney (UTS), 1870, Australia, www.uts.edu.au

University of Tehran, 1934, Iran, www.ut.ac.ir/en

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 1872, Blacksburg, USA, www.vt.edu

401-500, 20

Aalto University, 2010, Espoo, Finland, www.aalto.fi/en

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), 1964, Beer-Sheva, Israel, www.bgu.ac.il

Cairo University, 1908, Giza, Egypt, cu.edu.eg/

China Agricultural University, 1905, Beijing, China, www.cau.edu.cn

Concordia University, 1974, Montreal, Canada, www.concordia.ca/

Kyung Hee University, 1949, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea, www.khu.ac.kr/eng/

Mines ParisTech (Ecole Nationale Superieure Mines - Paris), 1783, Paris, France, www.mines-paristech.fr

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1952, China, www.nuaa.edu.cn/

Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 1953, China, english.njust.edu.cn/

Northeastern University, 1923, Shenyang, China, www.neu.edu.cn/version2006/files/english_index.htm

Polytechnic University of Valencia, 1968, Spain, www.upv.es/index-en

RMIT University, 1887, Melbourne, Australia, www.rmit.edu.au

Stellenbosch University, 1903, Stellenbosch, South Africa, www.sun.ac.za/english

University of Coimbra, 1290, Portugal, www.uc.pt/en

University of Ljubljana (UL), 1595, Slovenia, www.uni-lj.si

University of Aveiro, 1973, Portugal,  www.ua.pt

University of Palermo, 1779, Italy, www.unipa.it

University of Trieste, 1924, Italy, www.units.it

Washington State University - Pullman, 1890, USA, www.wsu.edu

Wuhan University of Technology, 1948, China, www.whut.edu.cn/

 

Listed in:

- Contemporary Who's Who of Professionals, American Biographical Institute, USA, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007;

- Who's Who in the World, Marquis Who's Who, USA, 2006, 2007;

- International Who's Who of Professional Management, Who's Who Historical Society, USA, 2003, 2012.

 

Others

Languages: English, French, Romanian.

Civil status: married with Luminita (Costin); twin children (b. 1981): Viviana-Ruxandra, Codrin-Razvan.

Hobbies: mountain trips, swimming.