Politehnica University Timisoara

Academics

 
 

 

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(1963)

Radu-Emil
PRECUP
  • Radu-Emil Precup was born in Lugoj, Romania, in 1963. He gradueted from Politehnica University Timișoara, Faculty of Automation and Computers in 1987.
  • He is currently with the Politehnica University Timișoara, Romania, where he became a Professor in the Department of Automation and Applied Informatics, in 2000, and he is currently a Doctoral Supervisor of automation and systems engineering.
  • His research interests include mainly development and analysis of new control structures and algorithms (conventional control, fuzzy control, data-based control, sliding mode control, neuro-fuzzy control, etc.), theory and applications of soft computing, computer-aided design of control systems, modelling, optimization (including nature-inspired algorithms), and applications to mechatronic systems (including automotive systems and mobile robots), embedded systems, control of power plants, servo systems, electrical driving systems.

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(1963)

Liviu 
MARȘAVINA

  • Liviu Marșavina was born in 1963, and he gradueted from Politehnica University Timișoara, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in 1988.
  • He is currently professor in the Department of Mechanics and Strength of Materials.
  • Prof. eng. Liviu Marşavina, PhD, has exceptional contributions in the areas of resistance and material testing, mechanics of rupture and fatigue of materials, numerical and experimental analysis of stresses and deformations. He is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in the experimental determination of Breaking Mechanics parameters, in the numerical simulation of crack propagation and in the development of modern methods of estimating the integrity and durability of structures.

Academician (2016)

Ion
BOLDEA

  • Graduate of the Polytechnic Institute of Timișoara, Faculty of Electrotechnics, class of 1967. He invented and created in the country the first vehicle in the world powered by a magnetic pillow, with advanced synchronous linear motors. He invented a linear oscillatory machine, patented in the U.S.A. and in other 32 countries, which is on the world market. Prof. Ion Boldea taught as visiting professor at the Universities of Kentucky and Oregon, Manchester and Glasgow (UK) and Aalborg (Denmark), and has lectured extensively in the USA, Germany, Austria, England, Denmark and France. Since 1977 he is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious International Machine and Power Systems magazine in the US.

Academician (2015)

Dan
DUBINĂ


  • He is a professor at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Politehnica University of Timișoara Since 2010, he has been a corresponding member of the Romanian Academy - the Technical Sciences Department. Prof. Dan Dubină’s academic and research activity has resulted in more than 400 scientific papers published in the country and abroad. He is an academic with wide recognition and visibility at national and international level, having outstanding scientific contributions in the field of metal structure stability, for which he received in 1992 the “Anghel Saligny” Romanian Academy Award. He was awarded the title Doctor Honoris Causa by the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca in 2005.

Academician (2010)

Horia
COLAN

  • Romanian engineer, specialist in metallurgy. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Electromechanics of the Politehnica University of Timișoara (Polytechnic School of Timișoara), class of 1949. He was elected as a member of the Romanian Academy (2010). He was mainly involved in powder metallurgy. He also has studies in the field of the history of science and technology, with the preoccupations of capitalizing on Romanian traditions and priorities.

Academician (2004)

Gleb
DRĂGAN

(1920-2014)
 

  • Electromechanical Engineer, member of the Romanian Academy since 2004. He attended the courses of the Faculty of Electromechanics at the Politehnica University of Timișoara, which he graduated with "magna cum laude". He created a school of high tensions in our country, establishing at the Polytechnic Institute a specialized laboratory, one of the most modernly equipped in this part of Europe.

Academician (1994)

Toma DORDEA
(1921-2015)
 


  • He graduated from the Polytechnic Institute of Timișoara, Faculty of Electromechanics, class of 1945. He is a university professor at the Electrical Machines discipline, which he will improve until 1993, when he becomes a consultant professor. The academician Dordea is Doctor Honoris Causa of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, of University of Craiova (1999), of Politehnica University of Timișoara (2001), and of North University of Baia Mare (2003). He has insignia, awards and medals, including the Third Class Work Order, the Order of the Star of the Republic, the IVth class and the National Order for Merit as Knight.

Academician (1993)

Marius Sabin PECULEA
  • Member of the Romanian Academy (1993). He dealt with the production of heavy water required for Romania's nuclear program. Graduate of the Faculty of Electromechanics at the Politehnica University of Timișoara. He was the director of the Institute of Cryogenics and Isotopic Separations in Râmnicu Vâlcea. He is Doctor Honoris Causa of the following universities: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest, University of Craiova, University of Oradea, Ovidius University of Constanța, Politehnica University of Timișoara.

Academician (1990 - post mortem)

Traian LALESCU
(1882-1929)
 
  • He was a Romanian academician and mathematician, university professor in Bucharest and Timișoara. Traian Lalescu was the first rector of the Polytechnic School in Timișoara. Prominent personality of the Romanian mathematical school, he is one of the founders of the theory of integral equations. In 1911, he published the first treaty in the world on integral equations. From 1990 he became a post-mortem member of the Romanian Academy.


Academician (1990)

Constantin DINCULESCU
(1898-1990)
  • Professor, member of the Romanian Academy (1990), rector of the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest and professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Timișoara. He is considered the founder of the Romanian power plants school. His scientific work was appreciated and crowned by his election as a corresponding member of the Romanian Academy in 1952 and a member in 1990.

Academician (1990)

Traian Lorin SĂLĂGEAN
(1929-1993)
  • Romanian engineer, member of the Romanian Academy (1990). He attended the courses of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Timișoara. He taught at the Faculty of Mechanics courses in welding technology by melting, welding optimization, welding processes and arc welding. Director at the Institute for Welding and Testing of Materials in Timişoara.

Academician (1974)

Ioan ANTON
(1924-2011)
  • Romanian electromechanical engineer and academician. He was the developer of the Romanian hydraulic machine school. He achieved valuable results in several areas: turbine hydrodynamics, turbines, pumps, hydraulic reversible machines, hydraulic couplings, fans, drilling and wind turbines, hydrodynamics of profile networks, cavitation phenomenon, scale effects. He was Rector of the Politehnica University of Timişoara between 1971-1981 and in 1989. He was Vice-President of the Romanian Academy between March 1, 1974 and February 2, 1990, and ad- interim president from December 25, 1981 to November 13, 1984.

Academician (1974)

Dan MATEESCU
(1911 - 2008)

  • Romanian engineer, member of the Romanian Academy (1974) and former president of the Timișoara branch. Professor of Metal Constructions. He was a dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, for 15 years without interruption (1961-1976). He was awarded the distinction Doctor Honoris Causa by the Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest and by the Politehnica University of Timișoara.

Academician (1965)

Victor VÂLCOVICI
(1885-1970)

  • Romanian mathematician, member of the Romanian Academy (1965). Vâlcovici becomes a professor in Timișoara and is elected rector of the new technical higher education center. He was elected member of the Romanian Academy. Victor Vâlcovici is considered the creator of the Romanian theoretical hydrodynamics and aerodynamics and the first major specialist in mechanics.

Academician (1963)

Coriolan DRĂGULESCU
(1907-1977)

  • Chemist, member of the Romanian Academy (1963). He set up the Faculty of Industrial Chemistry within the Polytechnic Institute of Timișoara. He became a corresponding member of the Academy, a full member on March 21, 1963, and president of the Chemistry Section of the Academy in 1974. He was appointed Rector of the Polytechnic Institute of Timișoara, but since February 14, 1956, he was appointed by HCM no. 232/10 February 1956 Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Education.

Academician (1963)

Caius IACOB
(1912-1992)

  • Romanian mathematician, member of the Romanian Academy. Academician Caius Iacob brought its contribution in the fields of fluid mechanics and mathematical analysis, focusing in particular on plane movements of incompressible fluids, subsonic and supersonic high velocity movements, approximate solutions in gas dynamics, as well as by the limit theory issue in the theory of potential. Caius Iacob was the President of the Mathematical Section of the Romanian Academy from March 19, 1980, until the end of his life (February 6, 1992).

Academician (1963)

Ștefan NĂDĂȘAN
(1901-1967)

  • Romanian electromechanical engineer, member of the Romanian Academy. He is the founder of the Romanian School of Material Testing. He was Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering (1949); Head of the Department of Material Resistance (1953). Vice-President of the Romanian Academy (March, 21 1963 - April 8, 1966).

Academician (1963)

Remus RĂDULEȚ
(1904-1984)

  • Romanian engineer, member of the Romanian Academy (1963). Graduate of the Faculty of Electromechanics of the Politehnica University of Timișoara. Since 1946, he was a professor at the Polytechnic School, and since 1948 he taught at the Railway Institute. For three years (1963-1966), he was the President of the Science Section of the RPR Academy, then for 8 years, from April 8, 1966 to March 21, 1974, he served as Vice President of the Romanian Academy.

Academician (1955)

Corneliu MIKLOȘI
(1887 - 1963)

  • Romanian engineer, member of the Romanian Academy since 1955. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and from 1953 to 1961 he was the Head of the Department of Welding Machinery and Technology at the Faculty of Mechanics. In 1938, he invented the world’s first railway and tramway welding machine and was the Director of Timișoara Local Transport Agency for a period of time.


Academician (1952)

Ilie MURGULESCU
(1902-1991)

  • Romanian chemist, member of the Romanian Academy. President of the Academy between 1963-1966. Between 1947-1949 he was rector of the Polytechnic Institute of Timișoara. He was the Minister of Higher Education from January 24, 1953 to October 28, 1953, Minister of Education and Culture from March 21, 1961 to June 9, 1962, and Minister of Education from June 9, 1962 to April 16, 1963. He founded the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Romanian Academy, which he led until 1977.

Academician (1948)

Eugen MACOVSCHI
(1906-1985)

  • Biochemist and Romanian biologist, member of the Romanian Academy (1948). He contributed in the field of organic chemistry (the mechanism of formation of azoxy derivatives, moloecular transposition of stilbenes synthesis etc.) and biochemistry (constitution, activity and permeability of living membranes). His studies have opened new perspectives in the field of cancer genetics, pharmacology and ecology.

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(2015)

Vasile
MARINCA

  • He is a graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics, and since 1978 he is a teacher of the Politehnica University of Timișoara. Professor Marinca's research field is represented by non-linear dynamic systems with applications in various sectors of engineering, nonlinear vibrations, theoretical and applied mechanics etc. Professor Vasile Marinca was elected corresponding member of the Romanian Academy.

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(1991)

Gheorghe
SILAȘ

  • He attended the Polytechnic School of Timișoara, being awarded a degree as electromechanical engineer. Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Vice-Rector of the Polytechnic Institute. In the field of scientific research he addressed general and analytical mechanics problems, collisions, vibrations, percussions, noises and their influence on the human body. He was elected as a corresponding member of the Romanian Academy in 1991 and was a member of several international scientific societies.

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(1991)

Vasile
COCHECI

  • Romanian engineer and chemist, corresponding member of the Romanian Academy since 1991. He was a professor at the Faculty of Chemistry of the Politehnica University of Timișoara. He coordinated the Research Team specialized in Chemistry and Water Technology. He completed the construction of the first pilot hall in higher education in Chemistry on the industrial platform of the AZUR Plant and the pilot factory of the Timișoara Textile Industry.

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(1963)

Alexandru CIŞMAN

  • Romanian physicist, corresponding member of the Romanian Academy since 1963. Since 1963, due to his multilateral competences as a scientist, a true scholar, art lover and prestigious animator, Professor Cișman was the Head of the  Politehnica University of Timișoara until the end of his life. In 1963, he was elected as Corresponding Member of the Academy.

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(1963)

Constantin
AVRAM

  • Romanian engineer, corresponding member of the Romanian Academy. Between 1963-1971, he was the Rector of the "Traian Vuia" Polytechnic Institute in Timișoara. The emeritus professor engineer set new directions for his collaborators and researchers in the field of constructions. Constantin Avram was a reputed teacher, whose work and work life was closely linked to the Politehnica University of Timişoara.

Corresponding member of the Romanian Academy
(1955)

Aurel
BĂRGLĂZAN

  • Romanian engineer, professor at Politehnica University, corresponding member of the Romanian Academy. He is considered the founder of the Romanian School of Hydraulic Machinery. Aurel Bărglăzan, a distinguished diplomat of the Polytechnic School, became associate professor and head of the Department of Hydraulic Machines and, implicitly, of the Hydraulic Machinery Laboratory.

 

     
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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