University "Politehnica" of Bucharest

Department of Mechanics


Mihai Valentin PREDOI

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Mihai Valentin PREDOI

1. Education

  • 1984, graduate of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Diploma of aeronautics engineer, specialized in Aircraft Engines, Polytechnic Institute Bucharest, at present: University "Politehnica" of Bucharest (U.P.B.)

  • 1991-1992, Specialization in vibrations and mechanical waves in plates, Laboratoire de Modelisation en Mecanique (LMM), Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

  • 1998, Ph.D. in Technical Mechanics and Mechanical Vibrations, U.P.B.

  • 1998, Docteur en Mecanique, Laboratoire de Modelisation en Mecanique, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

2. Professional experience:

  • 1984 - 1986 - Engineer - National Institute for Combustion Engines (INMT) and  Turbomecanica Aircraft Engines - Bucharest

  • 1986 - 1989 - Research engineer - Turbine - Engines Center - I.N.C.R.E.S.T. Bucuresti

  • 1989 - 2004 - Assistant, Lecturer, Associate Professor -  Department of Mechanics, U.P.B.

  • 2004 - ...       Professor -  Department of Mechanics, U.P.B..

3. Courses:

  •  Mechanics. (Faculties: Automation & Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering)

  •  Mechanical Vibrations. (Aerospace Engineering Faculty)

  •  Technical Mechanics. (Faculty of Engineering in foreign languages, English stream)

  •  Mecanique. (Faculte d’Ingenierie en Langues etrangeres, Filiere francaise)

  •  Interaction vibrations-noise for mechanical structures. (Master ISB, Department of Mechanics )

  • Vibro-acoustic diagnosis and monitoring. (Master ISB, Department of Mechanics )

  • Finite element method and approximate methods in engineering. (Master ISB, Department of Mechanics )

4. Domains of interest:

  • Mechanical vibrations.

  • Ultrasounds propagation in waveguides.

  • Modeling & numerical simulation of mechanical systems dynamics.

5. Publications:

  • 10 Papers in international scientific journals

  • over 130 scientific papers, published in scientific journals and in the proceedings of international or national conferences

  • 8 scientific books and university courses

6. Research activity:

  • 7  as scientific coordinator of the research team

  • 35 as a member of the research team

7. Affiliations:

  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)-USA din 2010.

  • Member of Romanian Association for Tensometry (ARTENS), from 2010.

  • Associate member of The Acoustical Society of America (ASA), from 2005.

  • Member of Romanian Acoustical Society (SRA) din 1996. (Scientific Secretary of S.R.A. 1998-2003).

  • Associate member of Initiative for Noise Control Engineering (INCE)-Europe, Londra, from 2001.

  • Member of International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, SUA, 2004-2008.

  • Member of the CNCSIS Expert Commission for national research projects evaluation (2006,...).

  • Member of the "Mechanical engineering" commission of the C.N.A.T.D.C.U. National Commission for Academic Diplomas and Certificates (2006-2011).

  • Member of the scientific committee: International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration (1999...)

  • Member of the editorial board: Scientific Bulletin - University Politehnica of Bucharest. Series D: Mechanical Engineering (2008,...)

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