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Mihai Valentin PREDOI

Professor,

Department of Mechanics

I.S.B. Faculty, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest. (U.P.B.),

BN 002, Splaiul Independentei 313, Sect.6, Bucharest

predoi@cat.mec.pub.ro , tel. +4021- 4029250; +4021- 4029448

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Education background

  • Diploma of Aeronautics engineer, specialized in Aircraft Engines, 1984, U.P.B.

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

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

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

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.

Courses

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

  • Mechanical Vibrations (Aerospace Engineering Faculty)

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

  • Mécanique (Faculté d’Ingénierie en Langues étrangères, Filière française)

  • Vibration diagnosis (Master Studies)

Domains of interest

  • Plate and shells vibrations

  • Ultrasounds propagation in layered structures

  • Modeling & numerical simulation of mechanical systems dynamics

8 Textbooks

4 Textbooks of problems

30 Papers in international scientific journals (Thomson ISI referenced):

42 Papers in national scientific journals.

68 Papers in proceedings of international conferences.

38 Papers in proceedings of national conferences.

Research grants:

- 7 (Manager for national research projects),

- 7 (Manager for research projects financed by national research institutions)

- 6 (Member of the research team, international projects)

- 32 (Member of the research team, national projects)

Awards

Médaille étrangère de la Société Française d’Acoustique, 2008.

Memberships

- Member of ASA (Acoustical Society of America), U.S.A., 2006-.

- Associate Member of INCE-Europe, London (Initiative for Noise Control Engineering), 2001-.

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

- Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), U.S.A, 2010-2017.

- Member of ARTENS (Romanian Association for Tensometry), 2010-2017.

- Member of International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, Auburn University, Alabama, USA, (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 of "Romanian Journal of Acoustics and Vibration"

- Member of the Scientific committee of "Scientific Bulletin - University Politehnica Bucharest - series D"

Reviewer of scientific journals

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America; Acta Acustica united with Acustica; Journal of Sound and Vibrations; Ultrasonics; IEEE Utrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control; NDT&E International; Estonian Journal of Engineering; Scientific Bulletin of University „Politehnica” of Bucharest; Romanian Journal of Acoustics and Vibration.

Invited professor

- "Laboratoire de Mécanique Physique" (L.M.P.), Univ. Bordeaux 1, France, in 2001-2, 2004-2006. - "Laboratoire d’Ondes et Milieux Complexes", Université du Havre, France, in 2004, 2007-2018.

Member in Ph.D evaluation jury

- Univ. Bordeaux 1, Laboratoire de Mécanique Physique: 2001, 2007

- Université du Havre, Laboratoire d’Ondes et Milieux Complexes: 2006, 2007, 2013, 2016, 2019.

- Universitatea Bucuresti, Fac. Fizica, 2007.

- Tallinn University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Mechanics: 2010.

- Universitatea Transilvania Brasov, Fac. Ind. Alim. Turism, 2010.