Currently Biotechnical Systems Research Center has an elite staff which consists of 23 permanent members combining the experience coming from many years of research and teaching activity, with ambition and enthusiasm of young teachers and researchers trained in doctoral programs. Besides them, highly skilled colleagues from other faculties of the “Politehnica” University Bucharest collaborate with the research center as temporary members, ensuring the complementarity that is required for interdisciplinary research contracts of high complexity.

 

Permanent members:

 

Carmen-Otilia RUSANESCU

Carmen-Otilia

RUSANESCU

- Ph.D. -

Competences: meteorology, environmental engineering, renewable energy, micro deformability of steels, optimization of specific consumption, flow pipe manufacturing - special-purposes.

E-mail: otiliarusanescu@yahoo.com;

 

Cristina

COVALIU

- Ph.D. -

Competences: development and characterization of nanomaterials, hybrid materials and functional/multifunctional, crystalline and nanostructure composites, complex compounds; "intelligent" and unconventional technologies and methods of wastewater treatment.

E-mail: cristina_covaliu@yahoo.com

 

Edmond MAICAN

Edmond

MAICAN

- Ph.D. -

Competences: numerical calculus and optimization; advanced (bio)fuels; renewable energy systems; food industry and agricultural machinery; parametric design, CFD analysis, structural analysis (finite elements method), simulated kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms.

E-mail: edmond.maican@upb.ro; e.maican@gmail.com

 

Elena-Madalina

STEFAN

-Ph.D. -

Competences: experimental data acquisition and processing; numerical methods; CFD and FEA analysis; food industry and agricultural machinery.

E-mail: tudosie_elenamadalina@yahoo.com

 

Erol

MURAD

- Ph.D. -

Competences: automatic control in agriculture;  modeling and simulation of unconventional processes; thermo-chemical biomass gasification; thermal energy and biochar production; convective drying of agricultural products.

E-mail: erolmurad@yahoo.com

 

Gabriel

CONSTANTIN

-Ph.D. -

Competences: parametric design; hydraulic and pneumatic actuation; rural sustainable development; food industry and agricultural machinery.

E-mail: gabriel_alex99@yahoo.com

 

Gabriel

MUSUROI

- Ph.D. -

Competences: hydraulic and pneumatic systems of machines and installations; mechanical transmissions.

E-mail: gabriel.musuroi@gmail.com

 

Gabriela

SIMION

- Ph.D. -

Competences: environmental protection technologies; theory of automatic systems.

E-mail: gacsimion@yahoo.com

 

George

IPATE

- Ph.D. -

Competences: environmental engineering, structural analysis, food industry and agricultural machinery, 3D design, computer-aided analysis and optimization, web design

E-mail: puiuipate@yahoo.com

 

Gheorghe

VOICU

- Ph.D. -

Competences: biomass processing, processes and equipment for milling and bakery industry, equipment for sanitation of localities, dough rheology and physical properties, agricultural machinery, physical properties of agricultural products, transport systems, packaging systems

E-mail: ghvoicu_2005@yahoo.com

 

Gigel

PARASCHIV

- Ph.D. -

Competences: parametric design; renewable energy –production and use of biogas; sustainable development; food industry; agricultural machinery.

E-mail: paraschiv200@yahoo.com

 

Irina ISTRATE

Irina

ISTRATE

- Ph.D. -

Competences: treatment of contaminated soils with organic and inorganic compounds; use of electrochemical methods for the remediation of polluted soils; analysis of environmental issues; management of contaminated sites and waste management.

E-mail: ia_istrate@yahoo.com

 

Magdalena-Laura TOMA

-Ph.D student-

Competences: computer-aided design (SolidWorks, AutoCAD); environmental engineering, renewable energy (biogas equipment and technology).

E-mail: lauratoma2002@yahoo.com

 

Ladislau DAVID

Ladislau
DAVID

-Ph.D -

Competences: transportation and storage systems for agro-food products; powertrain systems for agricultural machinery; machines and equipments for zootechnics, experimental data processing.

E-mail: david.ladislau@yahoo.com

 

Mariana

FERDES

- Ph.D. -

Competences:  microbiological analysis of food; microbial metabolits biosynthesis and active substances of interest for industry: microbial additives, enzymes, microbial food dyes, starter cultures, probiotic products,  organic acids, cells cultures;  radiation effect on microbial cell.

E-mail: marianaferdes@yahoo.com

 

Mariana

IONESCU

-Ph.D student-

Competences: food industry and agricultural machinery; experimental data acquisition and processing; numerical methods; CFD and FEA analysis.

E-mail: maneamaryana@yahoo.com

 

Mihaela

BEGEA

- Ph.D. -

Competences: food science & technologies, industrial biotechnologies, applied microbiology, quality systems, food safety & quality, standardisation, renewable energy sources, biofuels.

E-mail: ela_begea@yahoo.com

 

Mihaela-Florentina

DUTU

- Ph.D. -

Competences: theoretical and applied mechanics, machinery and equipment for food industry, transport equipment and systems.

E-mail: davidmihaela1978@yahoo.com

 

Mirela

DINCA

- Ph.D. -

Competences: installations for waste recycling; numerical methods; systems for environment depollution, renewable energy.

E-mail: mirela.dilea@upb.ro

 

Nicoleta

UNGUREANU

-Ph.D student-

Competences: environmental protection, waste management, wastewater treatment, sustainable development, renewable energy, process operations and equipment, agricultural soil

E-mail: nicoleta.ungureanu@upb.ro

 

Silviu

MARCU

- Ph.D. -

Competences: transport systems in agriculture and food industry; buildings for agriculture and for rural food microindustry; green technologies in agricultural mechanization; storage systems for food products.

 

Sorin-Stefan

BIRIS

- Ph.D. -

Competences: FEM analysis; agricultural machines; equipment for food industry; parametric design; processing of experimental data; sustainable rural development.

E-mail: biris.sorinstefan@gmail.com

 

Viorel-Victor

SAFTA

- Ph.D. -

Competences: modeling-simulation- design for agricultural and food industry machinery;  modeling-simulation- design for environmental protection equipments and plants

E-mail: saftavictorviorel@yahoo.com