Coordinator: Professor DR.H.C. EurEng. PhD Eng. Gheorghe I. Gheorghe.


Professor DR.H.C. EurEng. PhD Eng. Gheorghe I. Gheorghe has held the position of General Manager of INCDMTM Bucharest since 2006. He is also a Professor, a PhD, an Eng, and a Coordinator of Scientific Doctorates with “Valahia” University of Targoviste and “Politehnica” University of Bucharest.
His professional experience covers the areas of: Engineering Sciences, Mechatronics and Cyber-Mechatronics, Development, Coordination and Evaluation of Projects under National RDI Programmes -I; II and III, Nucleu, Sectoral, FP7, Structural Funds, POSDRU, and HORIZON 2020.
He also runs specific activities in the Commissions of the Ministry of education of MECSA (as a member): (a) RDI Infrastructure Commission; (b) Technical and Scientific Literature Commission; Teaching activities (lectures, laboratory work, seminaries, coordinator of bachelor, master and doctorate stages) at UPB, UVT and UTM; Activities under the PhD Doctoral School of “Mechanical Engineering” in University Valahia of Targoviste and University Politehnica in Bucharest. (Lectures, doctoral papers, doctorate stages coordination, etc.); Development and coordination of intellectual property rights: patents, patents, trademarks OSIM and ORDA scientific works.
His research work extends over 550 research projects: as a coordinator of international projects (2 international and FP7 Project and one international grant) as a coordinator of national projects (160 projects), (e.g. Clean Room Research Centre for Measurement – POSCCE National Program), as a member of the research team of over 380 projects.
Professor Gheorghe is also involved in developing patents, patent applications, papers, and books: 24 patents, 45 papers published in journals and in proceedings of International conferences with an ISI Impact Factor of total: 8.18, and over 495 scientific articles in journals included in international databases and other national and international publications, as well as 54 technical and academic books, including: Mechatronics & Cyber-Mechatronic ​​Systems, Author: PhD Eng. Gheorghe, ISBN 978-606-826 1-22-5, CEFIN Publishing House, 2015; Nano-Engineering, Author: PhD Eng. Gheorghe (RO), Professor PhD Ion STIHARU (Canada), ISBN: 978-606-8261-15-7, CEFIN Publishing House; 2011.
Professor Gheorghe has also been the chairperson, and the organizer or member of the scientific committee: over 10 international conferences (e.g. MECAHITECH International Conference, International Conference on Mechatronics, ICM, 2011, Istanbul-Turkey, International Symposium on Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, Microtechnologies and New Materials – Targoviste).
The professor was received several scientific and academic awards: over 20, of which: National Award for “The Handbook of the Mechanic, Mechatronic and Integronic Engineer” which was awarded the “Hermann Oberth” Award by the Technical Academy of Scientists in Romania in 2010. The prestigious work of prof. Gheorghe is also expressed by the membership in prestigious professional associations: Member of CNATDCU – MENCS; Manager of the Regional Bucharest – Ilfov Cluster «MECHATREC»; President of the CDI-CCIB Section, Vice- President and Member of the Managing Board of The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bucharest – CCIB; AGIR Member; AMFOR Member, FRPC Member, FIMAN Member, PMR Founding Member; SROMECA Founding Member, APROMECA President, and CONPIROM President.

I. Mechatronics:

This field is coordinated by Professor JOSÉ MENDES MACHADO – University of Minho, PORTUGAL, Co-Editor-in-chief

About the Professor
José Machado received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering – Automation, from University of Minho, Portugal (and, in simultaneous, from Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France) in 2006.
He is Assistant Professor at Mechanical Engineering department of University of Minho. He has authored, or co-authored, more than 150 refereed journal and conference proceeding papers. He has coordinated – and participated as collaborator – in several Research Projects on Mechatronics and Automation domains and his main interests are related with mechatronic design, design of medical devices and design and analysis of dependable controllers for obtaining dependable mechatronic systems. He is a member of IEEE and a member of IFAC.


  1. Robotics and Automation
    Prof. Pierluigi Rea, from Italy – University of Cassino, Associate Editor
About the Professor
Pierluigi Rea got in 2002 the Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, at the same university he got the Ph.D. Degree in Civil and Mechanical Engineering in 2007. In 2014, he got the Italian National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in the field of Mechanics of Machines. He has been Professor by Contract at the University “Guglielmo Marconi” in Rome for the course of Bioengineering for the years from 2008 to 2011. From 2010 to 2013 he has been Assistant Professor by contract at the University of Cassino for the Mechanical Design disciplines. Since 2002 he participated at several public and private research projects, with leaders of companies in automation and automotive sectors. From 2007 to 2010 he has been Assistant Researcher at the University of Cassino for the development of research activity regarding the Design and Experimentation of electro-pneumatic servo-systems for the actuation of robotic devices. Currently, he is Assistant Researcher for the courses of Mechanics of Machines, Design of Mechanisms, Mechanics of Actuation and Fluid Automation. His research interests regard topics on Mechatronics and Mechanical Design, Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanisms, Robotics and Fluid Automation. He is author and/or co-author of more than 70 scientific papers, published in Proc. of National and International Conferences and International Journals.


  1. Prof. Adrian OLARU – University «Politehnica» of Bucharest, Romania, Associate Editor
About the Professor
Professor Adrian Olaru has graduated from University «Politehnica» of Bucharest, Faculty of Machines and Manufacturing Systems, Romania.
From 1974 to 1990 he worked as a designing engineer with “Optica Romana” Enterprise, also being an associate assistant at the Faculty of Machine-Building Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest. In 1990, he became an appointed lecturer at the Faculty of Technological Systems Engineering and Management, in the Machine-Tools Department. Currently, since 1998 he has been a full professor and he teaches the following courses: Industrial Robots Dynamics, LabVIEW application in modelling and simulation of the dynamic behaviour of robots, servosystems and components, analyse and syntheses of electrohydraulic servosystems for industrial robots, personal and social robots and vibration of the virtual prototypes of industrial robots. He has been a doctor since 1989.


  1. Measurement Systems and Image Processing
    Prof. Sahin Yildirim, from Turkey – Erciyes University, Associate Editor
About the Professor
Dr. Sahin YILDIRIM has received the MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1990 from Erciyes University, Turkey. He has received his PhD degree in 1998 from Cardiff University. He was established Mechatronic Engineering Department in 2005, Kayseri, Turkey. He is head of the Mechatronic Engineering Department. He is lecturing the control theory, robotics, neural network applications in engineering at Erciyes University, Turkey. He has been supervised some national and international projects such as nurse robot design and control, active vehicle system design and control, 2 legged walking robot control. He has been reviewed more than 100 papers. He is also author of more than 140 journal and conference papers. He is currently supervising more than 30 PhD and M.Sc. students. His research area is consisted of neural network, control theory and applications, mobile and industrial robots, vehicle Dynamics and control.


  1. Prof. Luciana Cristea – University «TRANSILVANIA» of Brasov, Associate Editor
About the Professor
Prof. Luciana Cristea is a professor with University «TRANSILVANIA» of Brasov who graduated from the Faculty of Mechanics, Department of Precision Mechanics, in 1988.
Over the course of time, she has held several research and teaching positions, of which are the following: trainee engineer, project engineer, scientific researcher, research engineer, head of works, associate professor and a professor with University «TRANSILVANIA» of Brasov.
Skills and areas of expertise: control technologies and systems; optimization of feed devices, transport and dosing systems used in the construction of control machines; structural improvement of dimensional and automated commercial control systems.


  1. Modelling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems and Manufacturing
    Prof. Paulo Miyagi, from Brazil – Polytechnic University of Sao Paulo, Associate Editor
About the Professor
Paulo Eigi Miyagi received B.Eng. from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1982, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 1985 and 1989 respectively. He received his D.Sc. degree (Livre-Docencia) from the University of Sao Paulo in 1994.  Since 1997, he has been a Full Professor at University of Sao Paulo where he was Head of Department, Coordinator of Postgraduate Program and Chairman of the Postgraduate Committee. He is a senior member of IEEE, ABCM, and member of SBA, SBPN. He was Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor of the Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. He was also, member of the Board of Directors of ABCM, SBA and SBPN. He is the author of the book “Programmable Control”, published by Editora Edgard Blucher and co-author of the books “Modeling and Analysis of Hybrid Supervisory Systems” published by Springer Verlag and “Fault Tolerance in Manufacturing Systems: Applying Petri Nets” published by VDM Verlag. He works in the area of Mechatronics Engineering, with emphasis on Systems Automation and has carried out research and developments on discrete event system, manufacturing system, industrial automation, robot programming and control systems design.


  1. Prof. Gheorghe Prisăcaru – «Gheorghe Asachi» Technical University of Iasi, Associate editor
About the Professor
Prof. Gheorghe Prisăcaru is a professor with «Gheorghe Asachi» Technical University of Iasi. His main skills and expertise cover the fields of: mechatronics, actuator, electroactive polymer, friction and tribology. The main areas of focus of Gheorghe Prisecaru in the editorial activity are mainly the areas of: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, materials engineering, and research.
Professor Prisecaru has worked with the Technical University of Iasi, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics, from September 1983 unit the present date.


  1. Electronics and Cyber-Physical Systems
    Prof. Géza Husi, from Hungary – University of Debrecen
About the Professor
Géza Husi, habil., PhD is the vice-dean of  the  Faculty of  Engineering, University of  Debrecen, the head  of  the  Department  of  Electrical Engineering and Mechatronics, an associate professor, a mechanical engineer (MSc, Technical  University  of  Heavy  Industry),  mechatronics engineer (MSc, University of Oradea), a computer design engineer (MSc,  University of Miskolc). He holds a PhD degree  (Military Engineering Science, Zrínyi Miklós National Defence University). He has several years of industrial engineering experience: GE Hungary Kft. His main research areas are building mechatronics, robottechnics, reconfiguration mechatronics controllers (FPGA) and industrial manufacturing systems.

Email: husigeza@eng.unideb.hu


II. Applied Mechanics

This field is coordinated by Professor ROCHDI EL ABDI – University of Rennes 1, FRANCE, Co-Editor-in-chief

About the Professor
ROCHDI EL ABDI is a professor with the University of Rennes 1 (Institute of Physics, Rennes1 University- Department of Mechanics & Glasses). He is specialized in the structure behaviour analysis, in fracture fatigue, damage and mechanical engineering. His current research interests include analysis of numerical methods, finite-element methods, boundary integrals, non-linear damage modelling and experimental optical fiber analysis. Another field of his research is concerned with low and medium electrical levels and has covered arc parameters and contact resistance and used in the telecommunication and automobile fields.
His work has been published in more than 200 papers. He manages a mechanical team which is interested in surfaces and contact problems.


  1. Materials Science
    Assoc. Prof. Adinel GAVRUS, from France – National Institute of Applied Sciences of Rennes (INSA Rennes) – University Brittany Loire (UBL), Associate Editor
About the Professor
Assoc. Prof. Adinel GAVRUS has received in 1996 the PhD degree in Materials Sciences from Mines Paris’Tech graduate and post-graduate engineering school (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris) of France. Since 1997 it is Associate Professor (Maître de Conferences des Universités) at Mechanics and Control Systems Engineering Department of INSA Rennes obtaining in 2008 the Research Hab. Degree from University of Rennes1 (France) in the field of experimental and numerical material’s behaviour analysis corresponding to forming processes undergoing severe and rapid loadings using inverse analysis principle, finite element modelling and numerical optimization algorithms improvements. He has been obtained from the French National Universities Council the qualification for a full professor degree since 2009 in the field of Mechanics/Materials Engineering. He is author and co-author of more than 100 refereed journals and conference proceedings papers concerning rheological and tribological analysis of metallic materials and solid polymers undergoing important local thermo-mechanical gradients based on mesoscopic and multi-scale numerical approaches. He is an active member of editorial board for three international journals concerning materials science, applied mechanics and numerical modelling. He has been associated of a tens scientific boards and/or scientific sessions co-chairman of international conferences and is a frequent paper reviewer for a lot of international journals edited by Elsevier, Springer and Taylor & Francis. He is a current member of Dymat, Esaform, Euromech international scientific associations and of the French Mechanics Association (AFM) board council.



  1. Prof. Vasile Bratu – University «Valahia» of Targoviste, Associate professor
About the Professor
no-photo Prof. Vasile Bratu holds a PhD and is a full professor with «Valahia» University of Targoviste. His main focuses include the fields of mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, and materials engineering. Also, he has authored several publications in his areas of interest including: aluminium alloys, materials, heat treatment, mechanical properties, microstructure, mechanical behaviour of materials, metallurgical engineering, material characterization, mechanical testing, metals, materials processing, casting, advanced materials, solidification, light metals, tensile, testing, metal casting, foundry, continuous casting, materials testing, surface engineering, wear testing, materials technology, and polishing.
  1. Structural Mechanics
    Prof. Bing Wang, from China -Tsinghua University, Associate Editor
About the Professor
Dr. Wang Bing


Sept. 1996 – Jul. 2000, Bachelor, Engineering Thermo-physics, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University
Sept. 2000 – Jan. 2005, Master and Doctor, Power and Thermo-physics, School of Aerospace Engineering (Department of Engineering Mechanics), Tsinghua University


Mar. 2005- Oct. 2006, Assistant Professor, Institute of Fluid Mechanics, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University
Oct. 2006- Apr. 2008, Humboldt Fellow, Technische Universität München
May. 2008-Nov. 2010, Assistant Professor, Institute of Power and Propulsion, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University
Dec. 2010- present, Associate Professor, Institute of Power and Propulsion, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University

Research interests

Fundamentals of turbulent combustion and multiphase flows; Numerical simulation (CFD) and modern numerical schemes, such as Large eddy Simulation (LES), hybrid WENO scheme; Energy and environment science, especially pollutant particle dispersion, cavitations triggering and bubble collapse, as well as their interaction in multi-physics.


  1. Fluid Mechanics
    Prof. Antonio Riveiro Rodriguez, from the Spain – University of Vigo, Associate Editor
About the Professor
no-photo Antonio Riveiro received his Ph.D. degree in applied physics from the University of Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain, in 2009. He was Assistant Professor of mechanics, electromagnetism, and fluid mechanics at the Defense University Center (Marín), University of Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain, from 2011 to 2014. He currently holds a position of full-time researcher. His research interests include optics, laser processing, modelling laser processes, biomaterials, nanofibers, and nanoparticles. He currently collaborates with several international scientific journals with different duties.


  1. Prof. Avram – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics of University «Politehnica» of Buchares
About the Professor
Prof. Avram is the dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics of University «Politehnica» of Bucharest. Over time, he has been through the full line of teaching positions, including: professor (2002), associate professor (1997), lecturer (1991), assistant (1986), assistant professor (1983), engineer (1981).
Since his graduation in 1981, he has been running several teaching and research activities. These include the following: elaboration of course support for three new disciplines in the specializations of mechatronics, fine mechanics and optics, 14 books and laboratory guidance materials and more than 120 published articles. He is also a promoter of the specialization of mechatronics in higher technical education in Romania and a member of the Research and Development Centre for Mechatronics.


  1. Technology of Measurement and Instrumentation
    Prof. Ziad Saghir, from Canada – Ryerson University, Associate Editor
About the Professor
no-photo Prof. Ziad Saghir got his Ph.D at the University of Toronto in 1984, his M.A.Sc at Universite Laval, in 1980 and his B.Sc at Universite Laval, in 1979. He works currently as a professor in the area of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and his main areas of interest include the following: computational fluid dynamics, material science, flow in porous media and biomedical engineering.

Prof. Aurel – Mihail ȚÎȚU, “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu (ULBS), the Faculty of Engineering, the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

About the Professor
  Aurel – Mihail ȚÎȚU is a Professor at the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu (ULBS), the Faculty of Engineering, the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, and a PhD supervisor at the “Politehnica” University of Bucharest in the Fundamental Field of Engineering Sciences, and in the PhD Supervision Field of ENGINEERING and MANAGEMENT, and he is a co-founder of this Field at the “Politehnica” University of Bucharest along with two other fellow professors. He has gone through all the stages in his didactic training, from the very position of a Tutor (1995), to the top position of a Professor (2007).

Since 2010, he has been an Expert and an European Consultant in Intellectual Property and an Ambassador of Innovation appointed for Europe and Asia, a director of the Regional Center for the Promotion of Industrial Property Protection of OSIM and EPO (“PATLIB” Center in Sibiu).

Ever since 2007, he has been a President of the Romanian Association for Alternative Technologies in Sibiu (ARTA Sibiu) − a professional association whose research activity is accredited by the Ministry of Research and Innovation − and he is the Vice President of the Romanian Association of Unconventional Technologies in Romania headquartered in Timisoara, and the President of the Romanian Association for Unconventional Technologies − Sibiu Branch.

He is an Active Member of the Romanian Academy of Scientists (AOSR) − Brașov Branch, a co-founder and an Editor-in-Chief of the “Nonconventional Technologies Review”, an Editor of the “Management of Sustainable Development Review”, an Editor and Co-founder of the “Journal of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Control and Computer Science”, an Associate Editor of the “International Journal of Mechatronics and Applied Mechanics”, and a Member of the Editorial and Scientific Committee of numerous prestigious International Journals and Conferences in Romania, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, several countries in the European Union, Russia, Switzerland, China, Vietnam, Taiwan, etc.  He is the Scientific Secretary of the “Academic Management Society of Romania” Association − Sibiu Branch − and a Secretary General of the “China Center” Association in Romania.

In 2016, he established the first Scientific Circle in the Field of Intellectual Property Protection in Romania at “Lucian Blaga” University in Sibiu.

He is a Member of the International Association of Engineers of ASIA − IAENG (member card ID : 11873). In 2004, he established and started managing − as a director − the Department of Intellectual Property Protection of the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu. He has been an Active Member of the German Association of Engineers (“Verein Deutscher Ingenieure”) − VDI Germany − since 2006, and he is one of the global promoters of invention and innovation.

Aurel-Mihail ȚÎȚU holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering (1999) and a specialization in Management Economics (2007), and he was nominated a Honorary Doctor by the “George Bacovia” University of Bacău in 2019. For further details, please visit www.artasibiu.ro and http://inginerie.ulbsibiu.ro/dep.iim?page_id=105 Contact: mihail.titu@yahoo.com and mihail.titu@ulbsibiu.ro

5. Materials Science and Engineering

ARUNABHA MOHAN ROY, Ph.D., Post – Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

Dr. Arunabha Roy is a Research Scientist in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Roy obtained his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering at Jadavpur University, India in 2009 and subsequently, M.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT) in 2011. He obtained his Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics (minor in Material Science) at the Iowa State University (ISU) in 2015. Dr. Roy’s general research goal is to develop a multidisciplinary approach on intersection of advanced mechanics, physics, material science and applied mathematics and use it for search of new material phenomena and microstructures. His current research is focused on the development of a 3D multi-scale framework to capture recrystallization and grain growth in Ti-alloys. For his studies, Dr. Roy has received several awards, including GE Foundation Scholar-Leader award in recognition of excellent academic achievement and future potential from GE Foundation and Institute of International Education (IEE), Graduate and Professional Student Senate Research and Teaching Excellence Award at ISU, Research Excellence award from department of Aerospace Engineering at ISU and Academic Excellence (Gold medal) award at IIT.