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

 

Education

Ph.D. degree: 1999 - Dr.-Eng. (Ph.D.) in Automatic Control Systems, 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 PMSM, 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, 97.1%, 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 University Titles, Diplomas and Certificates (CNATDCU), Commission of Computers, Information Technology and System Engineering, member, 2017-. (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-.

- 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-; IEEE Member, 2003-; elected IEEE Senior Member, 2005-.

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

- Robotics Society of Romania (RSR), 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 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), Technical Committee member.

- 11-5th IEEE International Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics (SACI 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.

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

- International Conference on Economics and Business Administration (EBA 2016), Institute for Natural Sciences and Engineering (INASE), Riga, Latvia, International Liaisons member.

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

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

- International Conference on Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (EDPE 2015), High Tatras, Slovakia (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 (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 (13)

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

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

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

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

- IEEE Power Engineering Society Letters (published in IEEE PES Transactions), 2008.

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

- ISA Transactions - The Journal of Automation; Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA), ISSN: 0019-0578, USA, IF: 3.394/16, 2005, 2016.

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

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

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

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

Referred International conferences

- 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 (2008-2017); Editorial Board (2002-); Advisory Board (1997-) member.

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

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

- 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

(77 indexed: 16 Web of Science - WoS Thomson Reuters (ISI), 33 WoS (ISI) Proceedings, 28 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC/Scopus)

- Cumulative ISI Science Citation Index (SCI) impact factor (IF/2016) of my 16 papers: total IF = 55.02; average IF = 3.44.

- ResearcherID - A Global Community where Researchers Connect: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-4386-2011 (h-indexISI = 12).

- 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 1200 independent citations of my papers from indexed papers: 341 WoS (ISI) journals, 312 WoS (ISI) Proc, 291 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC/Compendex/Scopus/Springer, 1390 others DBs, 21 books/book chapters, 39 US/EU patents, 90 PhD/MS thesis abroad.

- 64 of my papers (57 refereed: 15 ISI-WoS, 26 ISI Proc, 16 IEEE Xplore/INSPEC) are cited in refereed international publications.

- my Hirsch index (author impact) from: Web of Science (ISI) hISI=12; Scopus hSc=15; Scholar Google hSG = 18;

- Cumulative SCI impact factor (IF/2016) of independent citations of my papers: total IF = 1180.97; average IF = 3.86.

- Cumulative Science Citation Index (SCI) impact factor (IF/2016) of my papers: total IF = 55.02; average IF = 3.44.

- citations by authors from 56 countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Rep., Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, UK, USA;

- citations including authors from 112 universities (22,4%) in Top 500 World Universities, http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2016.html

1-100

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

McMaster University, 1887, Hamilton, ON, Canada, http://www.mcmaster.ca

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

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

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

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

101-150

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

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

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1896, China, http://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 Sao Paulo, 1934, Brazil, http://www5.usp.br

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

151-200

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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/

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

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

201-300

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, http://en.scut.edu.cn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

301-400

Beihang University, 1952, China, http://ev.buaa.edu.cn

Central South University (CSU), 2000, Changsha, China, http://iecd.csu.edu.cn/en-USA/

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/

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

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

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

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

Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), 1971, Barcelona, Spain, www.upc.edu/?set_language=en

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

Shandong University, 1901, China, http://en.sdu.edu.cn/

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

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

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

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

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

University of Quebec, 1968, Montreal, Canada, www.uquebec.ca

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

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

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

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

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

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

401-500

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, http://cu.edu.eg/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

University of Alaska - Fairbanks, 1917, USA, www.uaf.edu

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

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

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

University of Parma, 962, Italy, www.unipr.it

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

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

Wuhan University, 1893, China, http://en.whu.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.

 

Other

Languages: English, French, Romanian.

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

Hobbies: mountain trips, swimming.