Communication Vice-Manager (2018-2019), Member of MC, Member of WG2

Description of job and tasks involved

Research activities toward innovation, development and evaluation engineering activities, coordination and evaluation for Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Diplomas, project leadership, project training, project implementation area, project consultant, coordinating and evaluating students` research activities within the innovation goals, students` projects planning, supporting students, post-graduated and young researchers mobility, developing and supporting courses and practical activities, teaching and research activities, coordination for half year projects on automotive powertrain design, automotive preliminary virtual mock-up development, Committee member of MSc, Diploma and BSc in Automotive Engineering, Responsible for implementation departmental schedules

Coordinate and organize: research activities, including design and manufacturing, leading tests and optimization, definition for the future objectives, innovation and patenting activities, administrative, financial, legal and management tasks, working targeting schedules and financial planning, engineering services, international projects’ coordination and partnerships development with different entities from industry, academia, government, organizations, specific activities for Erasmus mobility in automotive engineering domain, for incoming and outgoing students and researchers, placements and traineeships, dissemination activities


Experience in European research projects

HORIZON 2020, ERASMUS, National funding calls



University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (UPB) is the largest technical university in Romania and leader in the academic scientific research of Romania, being the only Romanian university positioned in the “A” (highest) category of all ranking domains.
UPB aims to become a top research university of South-Eastern Europe as well as a pole of competency, knowledge and competitiveness. UPB guarantees a high performance education process, developed and improved by a complex research activity. The engineering level brings students and researchers close to market economy requirements and to new technologies.

Scientific Research and Continuous Training Center for Sustainable Automotive Technologies (SRCTCSAT). SRCTCSAT works and operates inside UPB, being part of the university. SRCTCSAT mission is to develop and support innovative ideas and engineering projects, being dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding with regard to automotive domain. SRCTCSAT is a research and consulting unit with an interdisciplinary profile, being able to compete, manage and use funding opportunities offered by any country, any organization, any entity or any company around the world. SRCTCSAT is supporting activities, guiding scholarly resources and sustaining each other, and it is providing the needed environment for research and scholarly exchange, to facilitate exchanges between its members and those from similar units. SRCTCSAT provides Engineering Services, Training, Research and Development with regard to multidisciplinary areas.


Education/Professional Career


Eng. Diplomat in Automotive Engineering, University Politehnica of Bucharest
2007-2008:MSc in Automotive Engineering, University Politehnica of Bucharest
2007-2009:MSc in Environmental Management, University Politehnica of Bucharest
2008-2012:PhD in Engineering, Science and Technologies, University Politehnica of Bucharest including professional traineeship at Siemens Industry Software (SISW) NV (Former LMS International), Belgium
2017:Expert for Accessing structural funds and European cohesion
2007-2014: University Assistant Professor at University Politehnica of Bucharest
2014-2016: University Lecturer Professor at University Politehnica of Bucharest
since 2013:Executive Director of Scientific Research and Continuous Training Center for Sustainable Automotive Technologies from University Politehnica of Bucharest
since 2016:StartUp Europe Comes to Universities Organizer (SEC2U-SEUN)
since 2016:University Associate Professor at University Politehnica of Bucharest