Edmond Maican

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Edmond MAICAN
Biotechnical Systems Engineering, Politehnica University of Bucharest

Is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Biotechnical Systems Engineering from the Politehnica University of Bucharest. Currently he is the Director of the Biotechnical Systems Research and Development Centre, where he established new lines of international cooperation and advanced research. Although basically he is a mechanical engineer, his areas of competence also include advanced biofuels and alternative fuels technologies as part of renewable energy systems, as well as numerical optimization of systems – a domain of particular interest in the optimization of second generation biofuels technology. His skills allowed him to address various specific engineering topics, during his career being director or team member in 28 research projects, author of six books and more than 80 papers published in national and international journals as well as in proceedings of international symposiums and conferences.