Assoc. prof. univ. Ph.D. Nasim Ullah

He received the Ph.D. degree in mechatronic engineering from Beihang University, Beijing, China, in 2013. From 2006 to 2010, he was a Senior Design Engineer with IICS, Pakistan. He is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering with the CECOS University of Emerging Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan. His research interests include renewable energy, flight control systems, integer and fractional order modelling of dynamic systems, integer/fractional order adaptive robust control methods, fuzzy/NN, hydraulic and electrical servos, epidemic, and vaccination control strategies. Now, he is assoc. prof. at College of Electrical Engineering, Taif University, KSA


Frequency stability and Synthetic inertia 

Abstract. Due to low inertia, stochastic nature of renewable energy sources and sudden load changes, nearly all the modern microgrids are associated with the dynamic frequency stability issues. Thus it restricts the maximum number of the renewable energy systems that can be penetrated to the microgrid.  In order to increase the low inertia sources penetration to the microgrid, the frequency stability issues need to be addressed. The frequency stability issues of a typical microgrid are addressed by the addition of extra inertial support from the power sources using power converters and appropriate control loop.  In this talk the readers are introduced with the basic concepts of the synthetic inertia support for the dynamic frequency stability issues of a hydro-PV microgrid. The details of the frequency –power response based synthetic inertial support and current control loops are elaborated using a simulation example. The deviation in system’s frequency is usually compensated by sourcing or absorbing the active power by the inertial support loop, so by utilizing the concept of inertial loop, the maximum number of RESs integration can be enhanced. 










Prof.univ.Ph.D.MD Mihai Berteanu

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, “Elias” University Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania.

Mihai Berteanuis University Professor in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) at “Carol Davila” University of Medicine, Bucharest and Head of the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at “Elias” University Hospital in Bucharest. He is corresponding member of the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences, Romanian National Representative of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine specialists at the European Union of Specialist Physicians and a board member of World Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation. Prof. Berteanu owns 5 national invention patents for devices for medical and neurological rehabilitation and is the author and co-author of 17 books on rehabilitation medicine, and of many articles in national and international publications (22 articles indexed in ISI and ISI Proceedings). He was Partner team leader and scientific investigator in 15 clinical trials, grants and other national and international rehabilitation research projects. He was member of the director committee of COST Action TD 1006 –”European Network on Robotics for Neuro-Rehabilitation”and is member of the director committee in the COST Action CA 16116 – „Wearable Robots for Augmentation, Assistance or Substitution of Human Motor Functions”. (2017-2020). 

Area of expertise: neurological and medical rehabilitation, neurophysiology and  biofeedback.

Exoskeletons in Rehabilitation Medicine

Abstract. Rehabilitation medicine applies two important strategies in fighting disability: functional restoration and functional compensation. The use of new assistive technology actually enhances functional recovery and the dividing line between the two begins to vanish, making place to an integrated approach.

Here comes the large variety of exoskeletons, providing safe and corrective assistance and, at the same time, support for functional training in what matters most, namely performing activities of daily living. Accurately compensating deficits and meeting real life functional needs of their users, last generation powered exoskeletons became already efficient tools of rehabilitation medicine.

Prof.univ.Ph.D.Eng.Serghei Timushev

Dept. "Rocket engines"

Moscow Aviation Institute (NRU), Rusia

Graduated Moscow aviation institute, engine faculty 1978, Candidate of technical science 1988, Doctor of technical science 1996 (by State High Attestation Commission, 1978 – 1980 Air Force officer; 1980 – 1989 Engineer-designer, research fellow in LPRE vibration and acoustics (ENERGOMASH, Russia); 1989 – 1995Research fellow in vibration and acoustics of turbomachines (MAI, Russia); 1993 – 1995Research project with SNECMA (France); 1994 – 2017 Director General (Intere Ltd, Russia); 1994 – 2005 International Research projects (CETIM, VALEO, KSB, SNECMA, FAPMO, INSA etc.);;1995 – 2002      Professor in fluid mechanics (MSIU, Russia); 2002 – 2004 Research fellow (project NORMA, INSA, France) ; 2012 – 2018 Head of the Department 202 “Rocket Engines” (MAI, Russia);  2004 – 2019Head of Laboratory of Numerical Modeling (SRC NT MAI, Russia); 2004 – 2019 Professor in theory and calculation of turbomachines (MAI, Russia);  Scientific activities: Unsteady processes in turbomachines;Sound generation by vortex flow;Computational fluid mechanics and acoustics;Cavitation and cavitation damage  in pumps ; Calculation, profiling of pumps, turbines and compressors, ResearcherID: I-4444-2013, ScopusID: 9842433200, SPIN-код: 7926-2571

Sergey Timushev was born in 1955,graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) in 1978.Since 1980, he worked for Buran space program and from 1992, within Moscow Aviation Institute, for Arianne-Vulcain project. He made many experimental and computational studies in the field of pressure pulsation and vibration in centrifugal turbopump units of Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines (LPRE), including reduction of pressure pulsation and vibration caused by cavitation, reverse flows, acoustical amplification. In 1986, he proposed the original method for numerical modeling of pressure pulsation in centrifugal machines.  The last decade he works on the problem of computational prediction of pressure pulsation in centrifugal pumps and ventilators and reduction of vibration and noise in such machines. In 2002-2004 he worked for EU scientific project NORMA on noise and vibration reduction in high speed ships. He received hisDr.Tech.Sc. degree in 1996 on numerical modeling of pressure pulsations in centrifugal pumps and ventilators. He is author and co-author of 100scientific papers and is an affiliate member of the INCE/Europe, member of IIAV and ASME. Currently he works as a professor of turbomachinery in the Department 202 “Rocket Engines” of MAI. 

Unsteady Flow and Sound Generation in Centrifugal Ventilators

Abstract.Generation of hydrodynamic noise in the flow section of centrifugal fans occurs due to various non-stationary flow phenomena: hydrodynamic interaction between the flow leaving the impeller and the fan volute casing due to stepwise non-uniformity of the flow at the impeller outlet; vortex phenomena which is expressed as small-scale turbulence in the boundary layer, formation of turbulent wakes during streamlining of housing elements, and generation of large-scale vortex structures and separation flows. Detailed studies of flow parameters in absolute and relative motion at the centrifugal impeller outlet confirm that flow in the blade channel and at the outlet of the centrifugal impeller can be subdivided into two areas – a high-energy stream and a low-energy zone of the wake. This gives substantial non-uniformity of relative and absolute velocities and angles of the flow across the impeller grid spacing, since the low-energy area adjoins the trailing side of the blade and velocities and angles of the flow are higher at the front side of the blade. Due to the non-uniform flow discussed above, the passing of the impeller blades generates BPF pressure pulsations and, as a rule, amplitudes of BPF tone components dominates in the spectra of noise and pressure pulsations in design. Pressure pulsations depend on profiling of the ventilator impeller and woking cavity. In ventilators the length of acoustic waves can be comparable to the size of the casing.The amplification of pressure pulsations can happen due to matching of frequencies of oscillations with acoustic resonance frequencies.Various numerical studies of BPF pressure pulsation in centrifugal ventilators are undertaken using the method and software package based on a representation of non-stationary motion of a compressible medium as a superposition of acoustic and vortex modes. In this case non-linear equations for unsteady vortex motion of an incompressible liquid are solved with a bigger time step. Wave equation relative to the pressure pulsations taking into account acoustic impedances on the borders of computational domain is solved by an explicit method. 


    Prof.univ.Ph.D.Eng. Samer AlFayad

full professor in robotics systems department

Evry University and Paris-Saclay University

Paris, France

From 2011 to 2019 he was an associated professor in humanoid robotics at UVSQ- France. Holding in the same time an industrial excellence chair about hydraulic domestication at UVSQ & BIA company. From 2010 to 2011 he was a Post-doc researcher at TUM-Germany with a scholarship from the Alexander Von Humboldt foundation. He received his Ph.D in robotics development from UVSQ in 2009. Awarded of the best Ph.D thesis in robotics by the French CNRS in 2010. Awarded of the best Ph.D thesis in robotics for the 20 years’ anniversary of UVSQ.

He has been an investigator of several French national projects. He is the leader of the humanoid research group at IBISC laboratory. He was the team leader of Paris-Saclay team to Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge MBZIRC2017. He is co-coordinator of Institute for Control and Decision (iCode Paris-Saclay). He published 25 peer-reviewed original publications and 14 patents. He obtained 2.4 M€ funding during the last 5 years.

HYDROïD: New Humanoid platform with Integrated Hydraulic Actuation technology
Abstract. HYDROïD (HYDraulic andROïD) is a full-size under development humanoid robot aims to contribute to improving our understanding of the phenomena of locomotion and manipulation of humans. Humanoid with hydraulic actuation are able to achieve hard and useful tasks and

replace human in disaster environment.
In hydraulic actuation, pistons are used to produce motion. At least one hydraulic piston

is implemented for each degree of freedom (DoF). The main difficulty is how to bring hydraulic energy to each piston. Hydraulic pipes are usually employed to drive hydraulic power from the control unit to pistons. Each piston needs two pipes, one to drive fluid “in” and the other to drive it “out”. In robotic applications, flexible hydraulic pipes are used to drive the oil in parallel to the joints. This solution suffers from three main disadvantages: I) The hydraulic pipes connected in parallel to joint will give a spring effect. This phenomenon has to be considered while developing the control law. II) The more the number of pipes, the more of the leakage probabilities. III) External pipes increase dramatically the robot size and decrease its anthropomorphic aspects.

To answer all these questions, a new “integrated hydraulic actuation” method was proposed and implemented on HYDROïD. The goal is to eliminate all external pipes and replace them with integrated hydraulic passages. Fluid paths is integrated internally through the mechanical structure and not externally through pipes. In other words, “arteries” and “veins” were built inside the HYDROïD body to drive hydraulic fluid like blood in human body.

This presentation will focus on two research areas. First, we will focus in two innovative hybrid mechanisms, each consisting of a rotating actuator carrying a parallel structure with two active DoF. The first type has been dedicated to the modules of the hip, shoulder and torso. The second type, actuation of parallel structure with cables was chosen for the ankle, the wrist and the neck modules.
The second part of this presentation will be dedicated to the actuation of the HYDROïD robot for which a new highly integrated actuator has been proposed. The actuation principle will be detailed and the benefits of the proposed solution will be shown. Very interesting performance of the realized prototype will be presented.



Prof.univ. Ph.D.Eng. Radu D. Rugescu

University Politehnica of Bucharest

Aerospace Faculty

Prof.univ. Radu D. Rugescu, university professor, married (daughter and son), born in Bucharest, Romania, E. U. was affiliated since 1969 with University “Politehnica” of Bucharest (UPB), successively from assistant professor to full professor. With expertise in Space Technology and Astronautics, specifically Propulsion, Thermochemistry, Astrodynamics, Optimization, Statistics, Programming, Robotics and Manufacturing Technology, he has taught courses in Romanian, English and German languages. He has received the Doctor in Science degree from UPB in Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics and performed several specializations in Germany and USA. He is the founder President of ADDA-Association Dedicated to Development in Astronautics since 1959, incorporated as LLC in 1991, now the owner of the space propulsion large test facility in Fagaras city, Romania. Prof.Dr. Rugescu first presented a public conference on Space Flight in May 16, 1959, at the National College St. Sava in Bucharest, Romania followed by micro-rocket launches, a largely mediatized event. His research firsts include a Genuine Solid Rocket Propellant in 1959, The first Romanian liquid propellant rocket engine in 1969, the first Capture of freezing temperature of water-gas reaction in 1982, the firstRomanian air-breathing rocket engine in 1987, a New variational method for discontinuous integrands in 1997, a new technology for Air captured imaging and TV live transmission from high altitude airplanes of solar eclipse in 1999, Non-Keplerian gravity coupling of very large space structures in 2004, Solar gravity- assisted Accelerator in 2006, The unit histogram for scarce statistical information in 2008, the first Romanian Rocket-to-ground telemetry transmission in 2010 (in cooperation), Micro-thruster for spacecraft orientation and Graphometric process and device in 2013, Retroinjector for instable liquids and theCombined Rocket Engine in 2014, Rocket engine with free nozzle in 2015 and others. He was PI in the ORVEAL project, granted by UEFISCDI to ADDA LLC in 2012 for a four-year development of the third stage of the Romanian orbital launcher NERVA, scientific director in the 4 mills euro MORALISS-NERVA project in 2016 and in other 23 national and 7 international R&D grants. Dr. Rugescu is inventor in four patents and authors 3 other patent applications under evaluation in Romania. He directed energy and space research projects with dr. Tom Bowman from Stanford University in theThermochemistry of Combustion, several 5-year collaborative exchanges with dr. Daniele Mortari from Texas A&M University, USA, as Fulbright alumnus and three ERASMUS contracts with dr. J. Kohlenberg from INT-TELECOM & Management SudParis, Dépt. Réseaux et Services des Télécommunications, with dr. Aslan Rustem from the Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Turkey, with Institute Polytechnique des Sciences Avancee, Ivry-Paris and with the Universitee de Paris Marie Curie, to say nothing of many other scientific cooperations in Spain, Greece, Moldavia, Poland a. s. o. He has established in 2010 cooperative agreements between Politehnica University and TUSI in Tehran in space research. He is known for 277 public works, including 21 books, of which 10 chapters in international books. His works benefit of 189 quotations and citations, all of which are international, with more than 30 from ISI- Thomson. 60 papers are published with young specialists as co-authors. Dr. Catalin Tulita with SOCOTEC France, Dr. Bogdan Udrea with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. Florida, Uwe Buchholzer with Rolls- Royce Germany, Radu Cirligeanu with SAFRAN France, and Ciprian Dumitrache with Colorado State University are among his most prestigious students, although their number is impressively higher. His chapter in the book Solar Energy from 2009 and the entire edited book has been read by more than 130000 readers worldwide for example. He was honored with more than 30 biographic awards, including Who’s Whoin America 2007-2011, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2015, Honor Diploma of St Sava Romanian College 2011, Turkish NIST-2011 diploma and Medal and others. He is member of the Astronautics Commission of the Romanian Academy since 1975, member of theInternational Institute for Acoustics and Vibrations since 2002, of the Working Group for the Space Elevatorof the International Academy of Astronautics since 2004, of the American Chemical Society since 2010, of the History Committee of the International Academy of Astronautics since 2011, of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers-ASME since 2013, founding member of the Romanian-US Alumni Association since 2013, and in other societies. He was nominated in 2011 by the Romanian government and proposed again in 2016 as board member of the National Commission for Academic Titles CNATDCU in Aerospace and Transportation. Prof.Dr. Rugescu was honored with the “Henry Coanda” prize of the Romanian Academy in 2013.


Liquid injectors for the revolutionary combined rocket engine reveal unusual features

Abstract: Experimental flow characteristic of the injection head isued through experimental evaluation of the revolutionary ORVEAL combined rocket engine add new and unexpected findings. The presentation shows evidence of this experimental phase, after the years of theoretical and design labor upon the new engine and combustion method, patented by ADDA LLC. The ubiquitous approach of injection characteristic based on the Bernoulli law and a constant flow rate coefficient proves far from applicable for the specific injector head. A pressure law with the power smaller than 1⁄2 was found more adequate. Such a law is not met in the known literature and could open a debate. This finding is only proved for the specific ORVEAL design, that involves the anti-return nozzle injectors, patented by ADDA to avoid reversed flows and could remain a specific feature. Confidence in the new and unexpected injector characteristic required refined measurements, which were performed by means of a HAMEG make, high accuracy oscilloscope, especially prepared by the manufacturer for ADDA. The theoretical explanation of the experimental evidence remains to be obtained as well as additional confirmation of the present, unexpected findings. This presentation is aimed to subject experimental facts to the attention of interested researchers and open a path for further investigation on the subject. Integration of the combined rocket engine into the SPARTACUS orbital socket vehicle is also scketched.










Prof.univ.Ph.D.Eng. Adrian Olaru

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

Department of Robotics and Production Systems

Industrial Engineering and Robotics Faculty

Prof. Adrian Olaru finished the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Machines and Manufacturing Systems, Romania, in 1974, head of promotion. From 1974 until 1990 he worked as a designing engineer at the "Optica Romana" Enterprise, also being an associate assistant at the Faculty of Machine-Building Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest. In 1990 Prof. Adrian became an appointed lecturer at the Faculty of Technological Systems Engineering and Management, the Machine-Tools Department. Now, he is university full professor, and teaches the following courses: Industrial Robots Dynamics, LabVIEW application in modeling and simulation of the dynamic behavior of robots, Technological Transport Systems, Electrohydraulic Servosystems, Analyze and Syntese of Electrohydraulic Servosistems for Industrial Robots, Personal and social robots and Vibration of the virtual prototypes of industrial robots. Prof. Adrian Olaru has published over 160 national and international papers concerning modeling and simulation of hydraulic power system, technological transport systems, electrical and hydraulic servo systems and dynamic behavior of industrial robots. For recent relevant details, see the publication list and the web page. He also has substantial contribution for over than ten technical books. Prof. Adrian Olaru was invited professor of the prestigious universities arround the world and the invited speacker at the different international conferences from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia, Hong Kong, Doha- Qatar, Tokyo- Japan, Chennay and New Delhi-India, Ateena-Greece, Kosice and Bratislava- Slovakie, Paris- France, Roma- Italy, Beijing, Changcha and Gouangzhu- China, Tehran- Iran, Varsovia and Krakovia- Poland, Vienne- Autrich, Moscow- Rusian Federation, Dubai-United Arab Emirates, Istanbul- Turkie, Split- Croatie. He was coopted each year in the more than 35 International Technical Committees and like general co-chair from the different international conferences arroun the world: USA, Australy, India, United Arab Emirates, Porto Rico, China, Singapore, Malayesia, Japan, Tayland, Slovaky, Czech Republic.

Multi Objective optimization of the dynamic behaviour in Robotics

Abstract. Multi objectives optimisation in the dynamic behaviour of robots is one of the most difficult problem to be solved. In the paper will be shown the complex matrix form of the active forces and moments in the robot's joints, the mathematical models for the inertial tensors for different form of the robot's body and the proper algorithm to establish the best case between some studied cases when were changed: the movements- simultaneously, successive or combination of them; the dimensions of the bodies; the constant velocity of each trapezoidal characteristics; the acceleration and deceleration time. The mathematical matrix form of the active forces and moments equations were transposed in to the virtual LabVIEW instrumentation with the goals to obtain some characteristics of the active forces and moments variation vs. time in each joints of the robot, in the cases when were changed some functional or constructive parameters. In controlling the movements of the end-effector and joints of a manipulator in the workspace, an important problem is to identify the joints’ best relative displacements to assure extreme precisions for the end-effector movements. Applications where multiple manipulators with a common controller to be controlled in 3D space are more challenging compared to single robot control since the movements of the end-effectors of all robots must be determined using complex forward (FK) and inverse kinematics (IK).The presented method is a multi-objective technique with the employed Virtual LabVIEW Instrumentations (VI) for the assisted research of the robot joint’s moments that could be generalized to other robots tracking for any conventional and unconventional space curves. By using proper optimization algorithm was choose the best solution between all these studied cases. The applied method, the algorithm and the proper virtual instrumentation solve one small part of the complex problems of the optimisation of the dynamic behaviour in robotics.

Eng.Amer HAIDAR 

Numerical simulation expert at structural analysis team

RENAULT NISSAN group- Bucharest-Romania. 

- Master degree in Engineering Quality and management- Stefan ce Mare University of Suceava- Romania. 

- Master degree in Marine Engineering- Tishreen University- Syria 

- Bachelor degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Industries- Tehran polytechnic University- Iran 

Industrial Applications and Challenges of Numerical Simulations

Abstract. 1- Numerical simulation concept 2- Numerical simulation Industrialization 3- Simulation Invention gate 4- Numerical simulation future and challenges. Ph.D.Eng. Doru Bardac 

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania


Abstract. In the paper are show the constructive solutions for the new CNC maschines used in the digital production systems. Paper contents also some studied cases to increase the productivity and decrease the fabrication cost in the companies that used the new equipments (turning and milling CNC centers) in the digital fabrication.

Ph.D.Student Eng. Gicu Calin Deac

Born in Baia Mare in 1970, PhD student at University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, master’s degree in Training Techniques in the Virtual Environment at University “Politehnica” of Bucharest 2016, dipl. Engineer, University of North Baia Mare (1995). He is entrepreneur and are working at Impro-Media SRL ( as cofounder and CTO.  He has published some articles and books in VR, AR and IIoT topics.

Collaborative Applications of Virtual Reality

Now, associat profesor in the department of technology from IMST faculty, University Politehnica of Bucharest. Inginer principal Grad II si Sef Birou Tehnic Fabrica de Scule, IMA Semanatoarea, Bvd. Splaiul Independentei, Bucuresti, Fabricatie, proiectare si cercetare stiintifica. Vizita documentare masini unelte CNC produse de firma Feeler Taiwan, Centre CNC Veritcale, Centre CNC Orizontale, Strunguri CNC. Fair Friend Enterprise Co., LTD. Headquarter,, Vizita documentare masini unelte CNC produse de firma Mori Seiki Japonia- Centre CNC Verticale, Centre CNC Orizontale, Strunguri CNC; Programator CNC- Training Course CNC Programming Advanced - GE Fanuc Automation Europe S.A., Zone Industrialle, Luxemburg; Cercetator Invatamant la distanta; Universitatea din Porto- Cercetator-  Tehnologii avansate de prelucrare cu viteze mari-  Universitatea Tehnica – Liege; Cercetator - Tehnologii avansate de prelucrare cu superabrazivi - Universitatea Politehnico di Torino; Inginer- Tehnologia Constructiilor de Masini , Specializare Tehnologia Constructiilor de Masini Tehnologia Constructiilor de Masini, Scule Aschietoare, Dispozitive Organizarea si Conducerea Intreprinderilor, Tehnologii neconventionale, Programarea masinilor de taiat prin electroeroziune cu fir. Institutul Politehnic Bucuresti, Facultatea TCM, Specialitatea TCM.

Prof.Ph.D.Eng.Usman Qayyum

Australian National University

Usman is an experienced researcher, a skilled Computer Vision and Machine Learning professional, with a proven track record in the research industry. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with a focus in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, from the Australian National University. He has a solid experience in Deep Learning, Robotics, Computer Vision, Predictive Analytics, namely in the field of autonomous driving.

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