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

 

Education

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

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

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

 

Appointments/Affiliations

1984 - present at University Politehnica 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 Mechatronic 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

- International Joint Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (JCCAR 2021), Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, (Scopus., WoS Proc.), Technical Committee member.

- 18th International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ 2020), Granada, Spain (Scopus.), International Scientific Committee member.

- 9th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2020), Glasgow, UK (WoS Proc8, IEEE), International Advisory Board member.

- Asia-Pacific Conference on Robotics and Autonomous Systems (APCRAS 2020), Nagoya, Japan (Scopus., WoS Proc.), Technical Committee member.

- International Symposium on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (ISoIRS 2020), Japan (Scopus., WoS Proc.), Technical Committee member.

- 2nd International Conference on Advanced Control, Automation and Artificial Intelligence (ACAAI 2020), Wuhan, China (WoS Proc8), International Scientific Committees member.

- 4th International Conference on Automation, Control and Robots (ICACR 2020), Rome, Italy, (WoS Proc8, Scopus), Technical Committee member.

- International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA 2020), Prague, Czech Rep. (Scopus, EI Compendex), Technical Committee member-.

- International Workshop on Field Robotics (IWoFR 2020), Nagoya, Japan (Scopus., WoS Proc.), Technical Committee member.

- 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Control and Robotics (EECR 2020), Xiamen, China (WoS Proc9, Scopus), Technical Committees member.

- 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Control and Computing (ICICC 2020), Xiamen, China (EI Compendex, Scopus), Technical Committee member.

- 2nd International Workshop on Design Automation (IWoDA 2020), Beijing, China (Scopus, WoS Proc), Technical Committee member.

- International Conference on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2019), High Tatras, Slovakia (WoS Proc7, IEEE Xplore.), Program and Steering Committee (Technical Program Committee) member.

- 17th International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ 2019), Tenerife, Spain (Scopus), International Scientific Committee member.

- 8th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2019), Brasov, Romania (WoS Proc8, IEEE Xplore), International Advisory Board member.

- 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment (ICREE 2019), Dublin, Ireland, (Scopus, WoS Proc7), Technical Committee member.

- International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN 2019), Paris, France (Scopus.), Scientific Committee member.

- 6th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation Technologies for Agriculture (AgriControl 2019), Sydney Australia (IFAC), International Program Committee member.

- 3rd International Conference on Automation, Control and Robots (ICACR 2019), Prague, Czech Rep. (WoS Proc8, EI Compendex, Scopus), Technical Committee member.

- International Joint Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (JCCAR 2019), Prague, Czech Rep. (Scopus., WoS Proc.), Technical Committee member.

- 2nd International Conference on Robotics, Control and Automation Engineering (RCAE 2019), Lanzhou, China (Scopus-, EI Compendex), Technical Committee member.

- 2nd International Conference on Advanced Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (AMEE 2019), Lanzhou, China (Scopus-, EI Compendex, WoS Proc8), Technical Committee member.

- 5th International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Control and Robotics (EECR 2019), Guangzhou, China (WoS Proc, Scopus.), Technical Committees member.

- 3rd International Conference on Biological Information and Biomedical Engineering (BIBE 2019), Hangzhou, China (IEEE Xplore.), Technical Program Committee member.

- International Workshop on Design Automation (IWoDA 2019), Jeju Island, Korea, Technical Program Committee member.

- 2nd International Conference on Control and Robot Technology (ICCRT 2019), Phuket, Thailand, Technical Committee member.

- 13-5th IEEE International Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics (SACI 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009), Timisoara, Romania (IEEE Xplore, WoS Proc/2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018), Steering Committee/ Technical Program Committee /International Advisory Board member, Session Co-Chairman.

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

- 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment (ICREE 2018), Vienna, Austria (WoS Proc7), Technical Committee member.

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

- International Conference on Smart Grid, Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering (SGREE 2018), Hong Kong (Scopus-), International Technical Committee member.

- 6th IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid (icSmartGrid 2018), Nagasaki, Japan (WoS Proc, IEEE), International Advisory Board member.

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

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

- 2nd International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Automation (ICEEA 2018), Chengdu, China (WoS Proc6, Compendex.), International Scientific Committees member.

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

- International Conference on Robotics, Control and Automation Engineering (RCAE 2018), Beijing, China (Scopus-, Compendex), Technical Committee member.

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

- International Conference on Sciences of Electronics, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications (SETIT 2018), Genova, Italy; Hammamet, Tunisia (EI-Compendex, IEEE Xplore., Scopus.), Scientific Committee member.

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

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

- International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment (ICREE 2017), Toronto, Canada (WoS Proc), 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, WoS Proc6), Technical Committee member.

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

- 17th IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control (PEMC 2016), Varna, Bulgaria (WoS 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 (WoS Proc), Int. Advisory Board member.

- International Conference on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2015), High Tatras, Slovakia (WoS Proc), Program and Steering Committee 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 (WoS Proc), Session Co-Chairman.

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

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

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

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

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

- 4th IEEE International Conference on Power Engineering Energy and Electrical Drives (POWERENG 2013), Istanbul, Turkey (IEEE Xplore), 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, (WoS 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, (WoS 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, (WoS 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 (Science Direct), National Organizing Committee member.

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

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

WoS journals (26)

- IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, ISSN: 0278-0046, USA, Q1, IF: 7.503/18, 2004-.

- IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, ISSN: 0885-8993, USA, Q1, IF: 7.224 /18, 2007-.

- IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, ISSN: 1551-3203, USA, Q1, IF: 7.377/18, 2011-.

- IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, ISSN: 0885-8969, USA, Q1, IF: 4.614/18, 2006-.

- IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, ISSN: 0093-9994, USA, Q1, IF: 3.347 /18, 2010-.

- IEEE Access, e-ISSN: 2169-3536, USA, Q1, IF: 4.098 /18, 2018-.

- IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, ISSN: 1063-6536, USA, Q1, IF: 5.371/18, 2016.

- Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, ISSN: 2168-6777, USA, Q1, IF: 5.972/18, 2018-.

- IET Electric Power Applications, ISSN: 1751-8660, UK, Q2, IF: 3.051/18, 2009-.

- IET Power Electronics, ISSN 1755-4535, UK, Q2, IF: 2.839/18, 2018-.

- IET Generation Transmission & Distribution, ISSN: 1751-8687, Q2, UK, IF: 3.229/18, 2018-.

- IET Signal Processing, ISSN 1751-9675 / 1751-9683, UK, SCIE, 2019-.

- Electronics Letters, ISSN: 0013-5194, IET, UK, Q3, IF: 1.343/18, 2018-.

- ISA Transactions - The Journal of Automation, ISSN: 0019-0578, USA, Q1, IF: 4.343/18, 2005, 2016.

- Measurement, ISSN: 0263-2241, IMEKO, Elsevier, Q2, IF: 2.791/18, 2018-.

- Sensors, ISSN: 1424-8220, Switzerland, Q1, IF: 3.031/18, 2017.

- Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073, Switzerland, Q3, IF: 2.707/18, 2018-.

- Electronics, ISSN: 2079-9292, Switzerland, Q3, IF: 1.764/18, 2019-.

- Mathematical Problems in Engineering, ISSN: 1024-123X, UK, Q3, IF: 1.179/18, 2017-.

- Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, Springer, ISSN: 2095-9184, Q4, IF: 1.033/18, 2016.

- COMPEL -International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, ISSN:0332-1649, UK, Q4, IF: 0.705/18, 2005

- International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), e-ISSN: 1309-0127, Q4, IF= 0.426/16, 2019-.

- Automatika - Journal for Control, Measurement, Electronics, Computing and Communications, ISSN: 0005-1144, Croatia, Q4, IF: 0.403/18, 2013-.

- IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, ISSN: 0885-8950, USA, Q1, IF: 6.807/18, 2006-2008, 2018.

- IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, ISSN: 0885-8977, USA, Q1, IF: 4.415/18, 2008.

- Revue Roumaine des Sciences Techniques - Serie Electrotechnique and Energetique, ISSN: 0035-4066, Romania, Q4, IF: 0.763/18, 2009.

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

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

- Serbian Journal of Electrical Engineering, ISSN: 1451-4869, eISSN: 2217-7183, 2018.

Referred International conferences

- International Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines and Power Electronics (ACEMP 2019) & International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM 2019), Istanbul, Turkey (WoS Proc., IEEE Xplore.).

- International Conference on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2019), High Tatras, Slovakia (WoS Proc., IEEE Xplore.).

- 42nd International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP 2019), Budapest, Hungary, (WoS Proc., IEEE Xplore).

- 2nd International Conference on Mechanical, Electric and Industrial Engineering (MEIE 2019), Hangzhou, China (EI/Scoups.).

- 2nd International Conference on Robotics, Control and Automation Engineering (RCAE 2019), Lanzhou, China (Scopus-, EI Compendex).

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

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

- International Conference on Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation (ICMRA 2018), Hefei, China (WoS Proc).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

- 2006 IEEE International Conf. on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2006), Bombay, India (WoS 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 (2002-2015); Advisory Board (1997-2015) member.

- Energies, ISSN: 1996-1073, (WoS, IF=2.707/2018, Q2), Editorial Board member, 2019-.

- International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER), e-ISSN: 1309-0127, (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, 2014-), 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, University Politehnica 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

(78 indexed: 17 Web of Science - WoS Clarivate Analytics (ISI), 36 WoS Proceedings, 25 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC/Scopus/Springer)

- Cumulative WoS Science Citation Index (SCI) impact factor (IF/2018) of my 17 papers: total IF = 62.3; average IF = 3.67.

- ResearcherID - A Global Community where Researchers Connect: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-4386-2011 (h-indexWoS = 14).

- 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.

- 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 1750 independent citations of my papers from indexed papers (without autocitations), about: 500 WoS journals, 450 WoS Proc, 350 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC/Compendex/Scopus/Springer, 190 others DBs, 40 books/book chapters, 65 US/EU patents, 140 PhD/MS thesis abroad.

- 70 of my papers (61 refereed: 17 WoS, 29 WoS Proc, 15 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC) are cited in refereed international publications.

- my Hirsch index (author impact) from: Web of Science hWoS=14; Scopus hSc=16; Scholar Google hSG = 20;

- Cumulative SCI impact factor (IF/2018) of independent citations of my papers: total IF > 2000; average IF = 4.3.

- Cumulative Science Citation Index (SCI) impact factor (IF/2018) of my 17 papers: total IF = 62.3; average IF = 3.67.

- citations by authors from 72 countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kerala, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA

- citations including authors from 151 universities (30.2% in Top 500 World Universities, http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2019.html

1-100, 25

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

University of Oxford, 1096, UK, www.ox.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 British Columbia, 1915, Vancouver, Canada, www.ubc.ca

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

University of Colorado at Boulder, 1876, USA, www.colorado.edu/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

101-150, 16

Cardiff University, 1883, UK, www.cardiff.ac.uk

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

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

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

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

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

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), 1829, Copenhagen, Denmark, www.dtu.dk

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

151-200, 17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 1956, Chengdu, China, www.uestc.edu.cn

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

University of Lisbon, 1288, Portugal, www.ulisboa.pt

University of Sussex, 1961, UK, www.sussex.ac.uk

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

Xian Jiaotong University, 1896, China, en.xjtu.edu.cn/

 

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

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

Jilin University, 1946, Changchun, China, www.jlu.edu.cn

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

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

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

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

Korea University, 1905, Seoul, Korea, www.korea.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

University of Antwerp, 2003, Belgium, www.uantwerp.be

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

University de Toulouse, 2007, France, www.univ-toulouse.fr/

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

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

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

 

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

Beijing Institute of Technology, 1940, China, www.bit.edu.cn

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

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

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

Chongqing University, 1929, Chongqing, China, http://english.cqu.edu.cn/

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

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

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

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

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

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

Northwestern Polytechnical University, 1938, Xi'an, China, http://en.nwpu.edu.cn/

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

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1824, Troy, NY, USA, www.rpi.edu

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

Shenzhen University, 1983, China, www.szu.edu.cn/

Simon Fraser University, 1963, British Columbia, Canada, www.sfu.ca

Swinburne University of Technology, 1992, Victoria, Australia, www.swinburne.edu.au/

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

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, 2007, Ulsan, Korea, www.unist.ac.kr

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

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

University of Malaya, 1905, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, www.um.edu.my

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

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

University of Science and Technology Beijing, 1952, China, www.ustb.edu.cn

University of South Carolina, Columbia, 1801, USA, www.sc.edu/

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

University of Western Sydney, 1989, Australia, www.westernsydney.edu.au

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

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

 

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

Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1927, Brazil, www.ufmg.br

Fuzhou University, 1958, China, www.fzu.edu.cn/

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

Jiangsu University, 1902, Zhenjiang, China, www.ujs.edu.cn/

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, 1963, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, www.kfupm.edu.sa

Kyungpook National University, 1946, Daegu, Korea, www.knu.ac.kr/

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

Nanchang University, 1921, Jiangxi, China, www.ncu.edu.cn/

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

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

Pohang University of Science and Technology, 1986, Namgu, Korea, www.postech.edu

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

Pusan National University (PNU), 1946, Busan, Korea, www.pusan.ac.kr

Qingdao University, 1909, China, www.qdu.edu.cn/

Shanghai University, 1922, China, www.shu.edu.cn/

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

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

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

University of Genoa, 1481, Italy, www.unige.it

University of Oviedo, 1608, Spain, www.uniovi.es

University of the Basque Country, 1980, Eibar, Spain, www.ehu.es

University of Wyoming, 1886, Laramie, WY, USA, www.uwyo.edu

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1956, USA, www.uwm.edu

University of Zagreb, 1699, Croatia, www.unizg.hr/homepage/

Zhen24gzhou University, 1956, China, www.zzu.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.