Prof.Shigeki Toyama- Head of the robots

         laboratory- Tokyo University- Japan

General chair of the conferences

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Professor Shigeki Toyama received Ph.D. degree in Engineering from University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1981. Now he works at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. His current research interests include robotics, actuator, and welfare technology.


Title of presentation: Ultrasonic motor

The deep sea of the 4,000m grade is a treasure house of resources. However, there are not good map about that. So, the authors have developed deep-sea drone with functions to make world marine bottom of the sea map of the 10,000m grades from 4,000m. The shape durable in the deep sea is only a sphere. The authors have produced the deep sea drone to explore bottom of the sea and resources by use of spherical ultrasonic motors with the ball rotor containing various sensors such as cameras, flow sensors and so on. The authors have succeeded in driving it in underwater.






Prof.Catalin Alexandru

Director of the University Doctoral Council, Transilvania University of Braşov, Romania

Member in the CNATDCU commission of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and

Robotics (2016 - ) 

Member in academic councils: Administration Council of the Transilvania University of Braşov (2016 - ); Faculty of Technological Engineering (2004 - 2010); Faculty of Product Design and Environment (2010 - 2012, 2016 - ); Department of Product Design, Mechatronics and Environment (2016 - ) ; Project manager, administrative manager and financial manager for national research projects; Member in the national board of the Romanian Association for the Mechanisms and Machines Science - ARoTMM (2005 - 2013); Member in the scientific council of the technological & business incubator Products and Technologies for Sustainable Energy - ITA Pro-Energ (2005 - ) 


Title of presentation: Method for the Kinematic Analysis of the Vehicle Axle Guiding Mechanisms

 Abstract:  The lecture deals with the presentation of an analytical method for the kinematic analysis of the axle guiding mechanisms that are commonly used to guide the rear axles of commercial and off-road vehicles. The method can be applied / adapted for most types of axle guiding mechanisms (at least those commonly used). Unlike the most existing kinematic analysis methods, which involve the development and solving of nonlinear equation systems, with the subsequent disadvantages, the method proposed here is based on linear systems, which are easy to solve. The computation program was developed by using the programming environment Borland Delphi.



Assoc.Prof.Afsin Banazadeh

Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran

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He received his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering, flight dynamics and control, from SUT in 2008. His research interests span aircraft design, flight dynamics and control, system identification, flight test engineering, industrial research and technology demonstration activities. He has published more than 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed, reputable journals and conferences and served as a reviewer for over 15 professional journals including Aerospace Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Ocean Engineering, and PLOS ONE.



Abstract: In this speech, a novel idea for a vertical takeoff and landing aerial robot is proposed to overcome the defects in conventional designs. Here, the coupling between ‎translational and rotational movements that usually end up reducing flight ‎performance and ‎increasing control effort is eliminated by decreasing the number of main rotors and adding extra small ducted fans in an innovative scheme. The robot, named TubeDuct, can reach any position in space in ‎a favorable horizontal attitude in order to accomplish the predefined ‎mission with less power consumption and better performance. A linear control strategy is also proposed for this vehicle. The results are supported by nonlinear mathematical modeling and simulation, using ANSYS and MATLAB/Simulink.









Prof.Gabriel Frumusanu

“Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Romania

Gabriel Frumuşanu, borne in Galaţi, Romania, 28/09/1964. Bachelor (1988), PhD (1999), Habilitation (2016) in Industrial Engineering at “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Romania. He is currently Professor at “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Romania, in the Manufacturing Engineering Department. He published over 150 scientific articles, some of them in prestigious journals (The Internatinal Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Indian Journal of Engineering and Material Sciences, International Journal of Mechanics, Materials and Manufacturing). He owns 3 patents. He participated at numerous International conferences (Spain, Hungary, Tunisia, Israel, Moldova and Romania). Research interests in machining systems control, cutting tools profiling and environmental impact of the manufacturing process. Prof. Frumuşanu is member of UASTRO, of editorial boards - Journal of Control and Systems Engineering (JCSE, Bowen Publishing), Proceedings in Manufacturing Systems journal (Romanian Academy), The Annals of „Dunărea de Jos” University, Fascicle V and is scientific reviewer for prestigious ISI Journals (Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology). 

Title of presentation: Method for comparative assessment of the manufacturing process alternatives

Abstract: The method proposes an innovative approach in the analysis of potentially optimal solutions, based on their rankings. The method is designed to assist the selection of the optimal continuation variant for the manufacturing process, at a certain decision level. The application of the comparative assessment method is done after the causal identification completion, respectively after the adoption of a set of cause-variables describing the effect-variable of interest at the present moment.The comparative assessment of the potential alternatives is made by reffering them to the cases of already performed manufacturing processes. The method is based on the definition of a proximity function, whose form results by modelling a set of previously performed processes and which can be used for evaluating the nearness between the different cases.








Prof.Ph.D.Eng. Costel Cotet

RSP Department

University Poitehnica of Bucharest, Romania

Qualifications and studies: PhD Degree in Industrial Engineering (2000) MSc Degree in Strategic Management (1995) Bachelor of Science Degree in Machine Tools (1994) - Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems, POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, (Romania). Experience in Education and Education Management: Professor, Associate Professor, Lecturer, Research Assistant/engineer, from: 2015, 2008, 2001,1995 in the Department of Robots and Manufacturing Systems (former Machines and Manufacturing Systems), Vice-dean (2012-2016) - Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems, POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, (Romania). Experience and knowledge related to research and entrepreneurship:  Manager of UPB-PREMINV Research Centre. Coordinator of MSc programme MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING FOR VIRTUAL INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES. Team member in more than 40 Research projects (4 as coordinator) and more than 100 scientific papers published in the field of: Industry 4.0, Discrete material flow management, Digital manufacturing, Waste management devices, Smart cities. Experience in projects or grants evaluation:Expert, Proposal evaluator for European Commission, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), Expert proposal evaluator for The Central Finance and Contracting Agency of Latvia, Expert proposal evaluator for Romanian PNCDI (National Research, Development and Innovation Plan), Proposal Evaluator and Monitor for ROSE projects (Romania Secondary Education Project). Professional Journals Editorial board: Member in Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Simulation Modelling, Vienna, Austria, ISSN 1726-4529, Member in Editorial Board of Proceedings in manufacturing systems, Bucharest, Romania, ISSN 1842-3183.


Title of presentation: The hidden part of digital twinning in industrial manufacturing architectures

Abstract: Manufacturing smart connected products require a smart connected manufacturing architecture based on IoT power and digital twinning. This "technology stack" provides a gateway for data exchange between the various work points, transport systems, transfer systems, buffers and integrates data from business systems, external sources, and other related products. To summarize smart, connected products require smart, connected manufacturing architectures. Furthermore, smart connected manufacturing architectures require a mixture of IoT, digital twinning, virtual and augmented reality.This lecture is not about digital twinning, virtual and augmented reality as a better reality. At a general level, this lecture is about digital twining and to a certain extent about virtual and augmented reality as tools to improve reality. More specific, this lecture is about a less obvious twining paradigm in manufacturing architectures, based on material flow theory. To start with, the lecture will present fundamentals on some significant topics: digital twining for generic manufacturing or processing architectures; major characteristics of discrete, continuous and hybrid material flow; mathematical and virtual modelling; material flow simulating algorithms used as major digital twinning applications in different engineering areas.  After that, the accent is put on exploring different possibilities to increase productivity and profit in manufacturing architectures using this approach based on virtual modelling and simulation. The proposed main topics are specific to digital twinning in diffused and concentrated manufacturing architectures as virtual modelling of the manufacturing architecture structural elements or primary diagnosis and optimization algorithms for manufacturing architectures in Industry 4.0 context. 








Prof.Luige Vladareanu

Head of the Department

Institute of Solid Mechanics of

Romanian Academy, Romania

Senior science researcher level I/Professor Romanian Academy, Institute Solid Mechanics, Bucharest, since 1990. Science researcher Institute Physics & Materials Technology, 1984—1990. President general manager Engineering & Technology Industrial VTC Company, since 1991. Science consultant National Science Research Council, Engineering Science Committee Minister Education & Research, 2003—2005. High level expert consultant executive department finance Science University Research, since 2004. Head automation lab Danubiana Tire Co, Romania, 1977—1984. Manager, team leader integrated automation project Engineering & Technology Industrial VTC Company, since 1991. Team leader data acquisition system & real time control system Romanian Academy, Institute Solid Mechanics, since 1994. Manager, coordinator weighing and dosing complex automation for animal food project Romsuintest Company, Peris, Romania, 1996—1998. International coordinator ABB Special Security Team, Heidelberg, 1996—2004. Manager, coordinator complex automation for technological flux of mineral & vegetal oil project Ultex Company, Tandarei, Romania, 1998—2000. Manager, coordinator abb plc training center VTC Company, since 1998. Manager project 116/1999 National Research and Development Program Relasin, Bucharest, 1999—2002. Manager project 1266/2000 National Research and Development Program Relansin, 2000—2003. Manager project 002/2001 National Research and Development Program Mener, Bucharest, 2001—2004. Manager, coordinator force & displacement test stand for vehicle damper project Novohidraulic Company, Bucharest, 2002—2004. Manager project 1713/2002 National Research and Development Program Relansin, Bucharest, 2002—2005. Manager, coordinator complex automation mrg. project Faur Company, Bucharest, 2003—2004, manager, coordinator complex automation carusel tools machines project, 2004—2005. Manager, coordinator speed measurement of high power generators project Politechnical University Bucharest, 2003—2004. Committee president evaluation of technical informatics & automations center Technology University, Iasi, Romania, 2005. Manager, coordinator power management system project Green Energy Company, Bucharest, since 2006. Evaluator of over 200 projects of the national program National Council for Scientific Research in Higher Education, 2003—2007. Member evaluation committees of over 300 grants/projects of national Research and Development programs. Expert evaluator National Program Management Center, Ministry Education and Research, since 2007. Director, coordinator 7 grants of national research. Advisor mechanical engineering Ro.

Title of presentation: Digital Twin on Robotics using Extenics Multidimensional Theory, in 5G Digital Era, for developing the IT INDUSTRY 4.0 Concept, applied on VIPRO Platforms

 Abstract. The paper presents a new concept and intelligent control interface by digital twin on robotics using extenics multidimensional theory, in 5G Digital Era, for developing the IT INDUSTRY 4.0 Concept, applied on VIPRO Platforms. The intelligent control interfaces are useful for simulating robots vectors’ capabilities in a safe and cost-effective way, but it is challenging to accurately emulate the behavior of the physical tools. The “digital-twins” VIPRO- Platform, on Robotics, in 5G Digital Era, in order to improve accountability and capabilities for cyber-physical systems in IT INDUSTRY 4.0 manufacturing are developed. The   portability   characteristics  results  allow  test  and  improve  the  motion  performance  of  the  mechatronic  system,  and  furthermore  implement  the  intelligent  control    and  decision  interfaces  on  their  own  control  system,  applying  Industry  4.0  components:  cognitive  computing  including  intelligence  and  signal  processing,  cyber-physical   systems,   internet   of   things   and   cloud   computing,   exemplified   on   an   Extenics multidimensional control intelligent interfaces. The innovative multi-sensor fusion techniques through Versatile Intelligent Portable (VIP) Platforms are integrated, combined with computer vision, virtual and augmented reality (VR&AR), intelligent communication including remote control, adaptive sensor networks, human-robot (H2R) interaction systems, machine-to-machine (M2M) interfaces.  The intelligent decision support systems (IDSS) including remote sensing and their integration with DSS, GA-based DSS, fuzzy sets DSS,  rough sets-based DSS, intelligent agent-assisted DSS, process mining integration to decision support, adaptive DSS; computer vision based DSS, sensory and robotic DSS are highlighted through Advanced Intelligent Control.


Prof. Adrian Olaru

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

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 Slovakie, France, Italy, China, India, Iran, Poland, Autrich, Rusian Federation, United Arab Emirates, Turkie, Croatie. He was coopted each year in the more than 30 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.

Title of presentation: Pounder Theory Applied in the Multi Objectives Optimization of the Robot’s Joints Accelerations with the Virtual LabVIEW Instrumentation

Abstract—One of the most important problem to solve in the robots Kinematics and Dynamics is analyze of the joint’s angular and linear accelerations. Because the movements of the robot’s bodies going in the 3D space, the mathematical algorithm must be written in the complex matrix form. The paper show how some cases of the trapezoidal relatives’ velocities characteristics in a joints determine the variation of the acceleration’s vectors in the 3D space. The maximal values of these variations of the angular and linear accelerations influence the variation of the moments and forces. The analyze was made by using the Neutrosophic theory and vitual LabVIEW instrumentation. In a literature are described some methods of the assisted analyze of the acceleration without show the used mathematical model, without one critical analyze of the cases that must be avoid and finally without some conclusions for the researchers. The paper shown all LabVIEW virtual instruments (VI) used for this assisted research. By solving the assisted research of the acceleration will be open the way to the assisted research of the robots’ dynamic behavior, to choose the optimal constructive and functional parameters (dimensions of the bodies, simultaneously, successive or complex configurations of the movements in the robot’s joints, optimal values of the constant relative joint’s velocities, etc.) of the robots to obtain the minimum variation of the forces and moments. The method that was shown in the paper solves one small part of the complex problems of the robot’s kinematics and dynamics. Bardac Doru

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

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.

Title of prezentation: Taiwan Takisawa technology- solution for high productivity Dahlin CNC machines create added value- the best solution for Romania industries

Assoc Prof. Vlad Muresan

Technical University Cluj-Napoca, Romania

was born in Zalǎu, Sǎlaj, Romania, in 1983. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Automation and Applied Anformatics from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania (in 2007 and in 2009) and the Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania, in 2010. Since 2008 he is a member of staff in the Automation Department, Faculty of Automation and Computer Science, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Since 2014 he is Associate Professor and since 2017 he is Ph.D. coordinator).

The main research interests are: mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of distributed parameter processes, industrial plant control, isotope separation processes (modeling and control), advanced control of the metallurgical processes, intelligent control, biomedical processes, fractional-order systems etc.

He published more than 130 papers in journals or communicated at international conferences, he is the main author or coauthor of 9 technical books and he participated in 11 research contracts as manager or as member in the research team. Also, he is IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) member and he received the Best Paper Award in 5 international conferences.   


Title of  prezentation: “Modeling, Simulation andControl of Distributed Parameter Processes”

Abstract: “In the presentation, the domain of distributed parameter processes is approached. In this context, the method of the “Matrix of Partial Derivatives of the State Vector”, associated with Taylor series, is detailed, method used for distributed parameter processes modeling and simulation. This original method generates high numerical simulation performances and it allows the possibility of including distributed parameter processes in a control systems. The method efficiency is proven by exemplifying some relevant industrial applications.”  












Prof.Radu Rugescu

University Politehnica of Bucharest

Manager of the ADDA Private Company


Dr. Radu D. Rugescu, university professor, married (daughter and son), born in Bucharest, Romania, E. U. was affiliated since 1969 with University “Politehnica” ofBucharest (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.

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 SPARTACUS, 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 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.

Dr. Rugescu was honored with the “Henry Coanda” prize of the Romanian Academy in 2013.


Title of presentation: Combined Rocket Engine Solution for the Orbital Stage of SPARTACUS launcher.

Abstract: ADDA develops, since 2008, the low cost, proprietary orbital rocket launcher, designed to transfer part of an existing military weapon, planned for retirement, into a cost efficient, safe, and responsive space vehicle. Initially named as the NERVA program, ADDA has changed its name into SPARTACUS nano-launcher program, to avoid the unpleasant confusion with the American homonymous space project, based on the publicly undesired atomic propulsion system. On the contrary, the SPARTACUS three stage orbital rocket will be created from point modification of three SA2 soil-to-air anti-aircraft obsolete missiles, acquired with no cost and basically ecological. The modification is evaluated to build into a $50.000 total cost per launch of SPARTACUS, launch and tracking operations included. One of the main contributions of the ADDA team to the SPARTACUS system is the proprietary third stage, able to add approx. 4000 m/s in horizontal velocity to the ADDASAT 2 kg payload at orbital altitude and inject it into a low Earth circular orbit of 100 miles above sea level, at 45° inclination to the equator. This stage is developed from the ORVEAL combined rocket engine (CRE), presently on the test stand, and presents a cheap and highly efficient solution, with minimal number of mechanical parts in its construction. It includes a new feed principle for the liquid oxidizer and is presented to show how it solves, with no moving parts, the proper delivery of the liquid, at constant flow rate, into the combustion afterburner in a very elegant manner. The new CRE exploits in a new way the old expertise of the Romanian industry of double-base rocket propellants, with a high potential of economic profit. This is the first international presentation of the ORVEAL and SPARTACUS development.

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 

Title of presentation: Design an integrated system between finite element analysis and lifecycle quality management 

Quality assurance and efficient management are basic titles for any successful industry in our days, furthermore using computer simulation and numerical analysis should the keys to obtaining these goals in the global market. Designers and managers can get benefits from science and technology to achieve the best possible product in the lowest possible cost.

The new approach in Quality management can be seen now by using simulation to improve life-cycle quality for any type of products, which leads us more and more toward hybrid industry and automation design.


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