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Study/research periods (>=1 month)

1. (Jan-Feb 2006) research mission at technical University Cluj Napoca, prof Dorin Isoc and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients measurement campaign at Leon Daniello Pneumology Hospital, Cluj Napoca, Romania, prof Carmen Monica Pop

2. (July-August 2008) research mission on fractional order modelling for lungs, at the University of Bordeaux, France, Laboratory for production and Signals, Department of Control and Automation, prof Alain Oustaloup, prof Pierre Melchior

3. (June-July 2009) research mission on fractional order modelling for lungs and pre-doctoral presentation at the University of Bordeaux, France, Laboratory for production and Signals, Department of Control and Automation, prof Alain Oustaloup, prof Pierre Melchior

4. (Oct-Nov 2011) research and teaching mission (multivariable control) at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2011

5. (Nov-Dec 2012) research and teaching mission (multivariable control) at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2012

6. (Nov-Dec 2013) research and teaching mission (multivariable control) at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2013

7. (Oct 2014) research and teaching mission (multivariable control) at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2014

8. (July-Aug 2015) research mission for modelling and control of cyber medical systems, in Obuda University, Budapest, prof Levente Kovacs (ERC StG fellow ‘Tamed Cancer’)

Study/research periods (<=2 weeks)

1. (Oct 2012) research mission (fractional order control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

2. (Jan 2013) research mission (fractional order control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

3. (Oct 2013) research mission (fractional order control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

4. (Oct 2013) lab visit for research collaboration at the Polytechnica University of Bucharest, Romania

5. (Oct 2013) lab visit for research collaboration at the University of Bordeaux 1, France

6. (Jan 2014) research mission (fractional order multivariable control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

7. (May 2014) research visit (fractional order multivariable control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

8. (May 2014) research visit to explore collaboration possibilities at Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

9. (July 2014) research visit (fractional order multivariable control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

10. (Jan 2015) research visit (fractional order multivariable control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

11. (May 2015) invited lab visit with presentation “Perspectives over noninteger Laplace systems”, Pembroke College, Cambridge, UK

12. (Oct 2015) research visit (multivariable control) at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

13. (Nov 2015) research visit (multivariable control) at the Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

14. (Jan 2016) research mission in Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania

15. (oct 2016) Michigan State University, Mini-Workshop on Advances in Fractional Calculus and Applications,16-21 October 2016, Lansing, USA

16. (Nov 2016) research mission in Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania

17. (June 2017) research visit Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

18. (Nov 2017) CA 15255 visit Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania

19. (May 2018) CA 15255 visit Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania

20. (July 2018) research/laboratory visit in ESPOL, Guayaquil, Ecuador

21. (Oct 2018) research mission in Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania

22. (Feb 2019) laboratory visit, School of Engineering, University of Costa Rica

international/national congresses, workshops, symposia with active participation as organizer, program committee member, etc

1. (Mar2003) Local Organizer atthe “Flanders Technology Day”, Gent, Belgium, in cooperation with Chess Medical Technology – Belgium.

2. (Mar2004) Local organizer at the “Flanders Technology Day”, Gent, Belgium, in cooperation with Chess Medical Technology – Belgium.

3. (16-18 Feb 2005) special session co-organizer “Control Aspects in Biomedical Engineering” at IASTED – 3rd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, BioMED2005 Innsbruck, Austria

4. (Dec 2005) 6th FirW - UGent PhD Symposium, Ghent, Belgium (member in the organizing committee)

5. (5-7 Nov 2008) special session organizer “Fractional Order Modelling and Control in Biomedical Systems” at IFAC – 3rd International Conference on Fractional Differentiation and Applications, FDA08 Ankara, Turkey

6. (Dec 2009) 10th FirW - UGent PhD Symposium, Ghent, Belgium (member in the organizing committee)

7. (May 2010) International Program Committee IPC member at the 12th International Conf. on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM’10), Brasov, Romania, 20-22 May 2010

8. (Oct 2010) International Program Committee IPC member at the International Symposium on Mathematical Methods in Engineering MME’10, Coimbra, Portugal, 21-24 October 2010.

9. (Dec 2010) 11th FirW - UGent PhD Symposium, Ghent, Belgium (member in the organizing committee)

10. (Mar 2011) Member of the Organizing Committee, Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Lommel, Belgium

11. (Nov 2011) International Program Committee IPC member at the International Symposium on Fractional Signals and Systems FSS’11, Coimbra, Portugal, 1-4 November 2011

12. (Aug 2012) special session organizer “Model formulation, decision support and control of depth of anaesthesia: towards a multivariable paradigm” at IFAC Symposium on Medicine and Biology, 29-31 August 2012, Budapest, Hungary

13. (June 2013) Tutorial Organizer “Who’s Afraid of Fractional order Laplace?”, IEEE-Mediterranean Conference on Control and Applications, Chania-Platanias, Creta, Greece

14. (July 2013) International Program Committee IPC member at the International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Engineering MME’13, Porto, Portugal, July 2013

15. (Aug 2013) Organizer and lecturer International Summer Course “ Multivariable Control”, Ghent University, Belgium

16. (Oct 2013) IPC Member, Scientific and local chair of the International Symposium on Fractional Signals and Systems FSS’13, Het Pand, Gent, Belgium, 24-26 October 2013.

17. (may 2014) Special session organizer on ‘Fractional Systems Applications’ AQTR, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 24-26 May 2014.

18. (July 2014) Organizer and lecturer International Summer Course “ Multivariable Control”, Ghent University, Belgium

19. (6-11 July 2014) special session organizer “Fractional derivatives”, ENOC, Vienna, Austria

20. (23-25 June 2014) special session organizer “Fractional Order Modelling and Control in Biomedical Systems” at IFAC – 5th International Conference on Fractional Differentiation and Applications, FDA14, Catania, Italy

21. (5-8 October 2014) special session organizer “Nonlinear Control in Drug Delivery Systems“ at IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Diego, USA

22. (Mar 2015) Member of the Organizing Committee, Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Lommel, Belgium

23. (June 2015), Organizer and lecturer International Summer Course on Multivariable Control for Automotive Applications, Ghent University, Belgium

24. (Aug 2015) Special session organizer IFAC Biological and Medical Systems, Berlin, Germany

25. (Oct 2015) IPC Member of the International Symposium on Fractional Signals and Systems FSS’15, Cluj- Napoca, Romania

26. (May 2016) Special session organizer Fractional Systems Applications’ AQTR, 19-21 May, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

27. (August 2016), Organizer and lecturer International Summer Course on The role of system engineering in medical assist devices, Ghent University, Belgium

28. (Sept 2016) IPC Member of the Industrial Control track of Emerging Technologies Factory Automation conference, 6-9 sept, Berlin, Germany

29. (Oct 2016) Workshop organizer “ Women In Engineering”, at the IEEE SMC conf Budapest, Hungary

30. (May 2017) IPC Member 3rd International Conference on Event-based Control, Communication, and Signal Processing (Madeira, Spain)

31. (July 2017) Open Invited Track Organizer: Control and Data driven modelling in Biomedicine, 20th IFAC World Congress (Toulouse, France)

32. (Sept 2017) IPC Member of the Industrial Control track of Emerging Technologies Factory Automation conference, Cyprus

33. (May 2018) chair of national organizing committee of 3rd IFAC Conference on Advances in PID Control, 9-11 May 2018, Holiday Inn Ghent Expo, Ghent, Belgium

34. (June 2018) IPC member of the International Conference on the Finite Volume Method: Applications and Numerics, Beirut, Lebanon

35. (Sept 2018) IPC member in “Industrial Control” track, Emerging Technologies Factory Automation conference, Funchal, Portugal

36. (March 2018) IPC member International Conference on Green Power Technology and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK

37. (oct 2018) IPC member IEEE – ICSC 7th International Conference on Systems and Control, Valencia, Spain

38. (July 2019) IPC member IFAC sponsored Symposium on Advances in Control Education https://ifac-ace2019.org/, July 7-9 2019, in Philadelphia, USA

39. (oct 2019) IPC member IEEE ICSTCC 23rd International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing 9-11 october 2019, Sinaia, Romania

Participation at international congresses, symposia and lectures where an oral contribution has been made (abstract, paper, poster, chair, invited). For further details see also repository publication list online at https://biblio.ugent.be/person/801001811533

1. (Oct 2001) the 11th International Symposium on Modelling, Simulation and Systems Identification (SIMSIS XI), Galati, Romania (paper presentation as Master Student).

2. (Feb 2002) IASTED Int. Conf. – Modelling, Identification and Control (MIC), Innsbruck, Austria. (paper presentation as Master Student)

3. (July 2002) the 2nd Int. Conf. on Automatic Control (AUT2002), Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. (paper presentation as Master Student)

4. (Feb 2003) 14th IASTED Int. Conf. – Modelling and Simulation (MS), Palm Springs, CA – USA. (paper presentation as Master Student)

5. (June 2003) IEEE – Conference on Control Applications, Istanbul, Turkey. (paper presentation as Master Student)

6. (June 2004) Int. Symp. on Power electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation & Motion SPEEDAM2004, Capri, Italy (paper presentation)

7. (June 2004) IASTED Int. Conf. on Applied Modelling and Simulation ASM2004, Rhodes, Greece (paper presentation)

8. (June 2004) Session co-Chair on “Biomechanical Engineering”, at the IASTED Int. Conf. on Applied Modelling and Simulation ASM2004, Rhodes, Greece

9. (Aug 2004) IEEE Medit. Conf. on Medical and Biological Eng., MEDICON2004, Ischia, Italy, awarded within the “IBM young members competition” (IFMBE-AIIMB) (paper presentation)

10. (Feb 2005) IASTED 3rd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, BioMED2005 Innsbruck, Austria (paper presentation)

11. (July 2005) IFAC World Congress, July 4-8, Praha, Czech Republic (poster)

12. (Sept 2005) 30th Congress of Biomechanics Society, Brussels (poster)

13. (Oct 2005) invited speaker at X Jubilee Int. Conf. on Med. Inf. & Tech. (MIT), Ustron, Poland (presentation semi-plenary) “Control applications to Biomedical Systems”

14. (Dec 2005) IEEE CDC-ECC Int. Conf., Sevilla, Spain (poster)

15. (Mai 2006) IEEE-OPTIM Int Conf Brasov, Romania (paper presentation)

16. (June 2006) IFAC – ACE Int Conf Madrid, Spain (paper presentation)

17. (Oct 2006) IEEE-CACSD Int Conf Munchen, Germany (paper presentation)

18. (June 2007) IEEE-ECC European Control Conference, Kos, Greece (paper presentation)

19. (May 2008) IEEE – Melecon Int Conference, Ajaccio, Corsica (paper presentation)

20. (June 2008) IEEE – CONTI Int Conference, Timisoara, Romania (paper presentation)

21. (Sept 2008) IEEE – CCA Int Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA (paper presentation)

22. (Nov 2008) IFAC – FDA Int Conference, Ankara, Turkey (poster)

23. (June 2009) IFAC – SYSID Int Conference, St Malo, France (paper presentation)

24. (Feb 2010) IASTED-BioMed Int Conference, Innsbruck, Austria (presentation)

25. (May 2010) CCDC Int Conf, Xuzhou, China (paper presentation)

26. (June 2010) Med Conf Control & Autom, Marrakesh, Marroco (paper presentation)

27. (July 2010) DYCOPS, Leuven, Belgium (paper presentation)

28. (Sept 2010) IEEE-EMBS, Buenos Aires, Argentina (poster)

29. (Oct 2010) IFAC –FDA, Badajoz, Spain (paper presentation)

30. (Oct 2010) MME Int Conf, Coimbra, Portugal (paper presentation)

31. (Nov 2010) IASTED ASIA-MIC, Phuket, Thailand (paper presentation)

32. (July 2011) ACC, San Francisco, USA and Session Chair

33. (Aug 2011) IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy (poster, presentation)

34. (Dec 2011) CDC-ECC, Orlando, USA (paper presentation)

35. (Jan 2012) BIODEVICES, Faro-Algarve, Portugal (paper presentation)

36. (Mar 2012) IFAC-PID, Brescia, Italy (paper presentation)

37. (Mar 2012) Euroanesthesia Congress, Paris, France (invited speaker)

38. (May 2012) IEEE-OPTIM, Brasov, Romania (paper presentation0

39. (July 2012) SYSID, Brussels, Belgium (paper presentation)

40. (Aug 2012) IFAC-BMS, Budapest, Hungary (paper presentations)

41. (Oct 2012) IEEE-MSC, Dubrovnik, Croatia (paper presentation)

42. (Oct 2012) IEEE-ICSTCC, Sinaia, Romania (paper presentation)

43. (Feb 2013) IFAC – FDA, Grenoble, France (poster)

44. (June 2013) IEEE-MED, Chania-Platanias, Creta, Greece (session chair, tutorial)

45. (July 2013) ECC, Zurich, Switzerland (session chair, presentation)

46. (Sept 2013) ICA, Narbonne, France (poster)

47. (Oct 2013) FSS, Ghent, Belgium (organizer, chair)

48. (May 2014) AQTR, Cluj Napoca, Romania (session chair, presentation)

49. (May 2014) OPTIM, Brasov, Romania (presentation)

50. (June 2014) FDA, Catania, Italy (session organizer, session chair, paper presentation)

51. (August 2014) IFAC World Congress, Capetown, South Africa (session organizer, session chair, presentation)

52. (Oct 2014) IEEE SMC, San Diego, USA (session chair, presentation)

53. (Aug 2015) IFAC BMS, Berlin, Germany (session organizer, session chair, poster)

54. (Oct 2015) FSS, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (invited speaker, session chair, presentation)

55. (Oct 2015) ICSTCC, Gradistea Fundata, Brasov, Romania (paper presentation)

56. (Nov 2015) IBCE, Brescia, Italy (paper presentation)

57. (May 2016) AQTR, Cluj, Romania (session organizer, paper presentation)

58. (June 2016) DYCOPS, Trondheim, Norway, (paper presentation)

59. (Sept 2016) NoviSad, Serbia, Workshop on Fractional Calculus for modelling phenomena from our life, (invited speaker)

60. (Oct 2016) IEEE SMC, Budapest, Hungary, (keynote speaker and workshop)

61. (Oct 2016) Workshop on Advances in Fractional calculus and Applications, 17-21 oct, Michigan, USA (invited speaker)

62. (Nov 2016) 13th European Workshop on Advanced Control and Diagnosis, ACD, Lille France (paper presentation)

63. (July 2017) 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France (open track organizer, session chair, paper presentation, poster presentation)

64. (sept 2017) Emerging Technologies for Factory Automation (ETFA), Limmasol, Cyprus (paper presentation)

65. (Dec 2017) ASCC Gold Coast, Australia (paper presentations)

66. (May 2018) IEEE SACI, Timisoara, Romania (paper presentation)

67. (May 2018) IEEE AQTR, Cluj, Romania (paper presentation)

68. (Sept 2018) IFAC ROCOND, Florianopolis, Brazil, (Paper presentation)

69. (Nov 2018) ERC Stg Obuda University, Prof Dr Kovacs Levente, Workshop on results of “Tamed Cancer” Project, Budapest, Hungary (“Meet the Experts” invited speaker)

70. (Jan 2019) IEEE SAMI, Herlany, Slovakie (plenary speaker and paper presentation)

Participation at national congresses, symposia with presentation; for details see also repository publication list athttps://biblio.ugent.be/person/801001811533

1. (May 2001) awarded with 1st Prize, National Student Scientific Research Session SECOSAFT 2001, Military Academy Sibiu , Romania

2. (May 2001) awarded with Mention, Student Scientific Research Session, of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania.

3. (May 2002) awarded with 1st Prize, Student Scientific Research Session, of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania

4. (Mar 2003) the 22nd Benelux Meeting 2003 on Systems and Control – Biomedical Section, Lommel, Belgium (Master student participation and presentation)

5. (May 2003) awarded with 3rd Prize, Master Student Scientific Research Session, of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania

6. (May 2003) the 6th Nat. Cong. on Th. & Applied Mechanics – Biomechanics Section, Gent, Belgium (Master Student participation and presentation)

7. (June 2004) IAP Study Day, Het Pand - Gent, Belgium (poster)

8. (Oct 2004) 4th National Day on Biomedical Engineering, Royal Academy Brussels, Belgium (poster)

9. (Dec 2004) 5th FTW-UGent PhD Symposium, Ghent, Belgium (poster)

10. (June 2005) ICCoS Workshop Identification and Control, Leuven, Belgium (poster)

11. (Oct 2006) IAP V/22 Study Day, Leuven, Belgium (poster)

12. (Dec 2005) 6th FirW-UGent PhD Symposium, Ghent, Belgium (poster)

13. (Mar 2006) Benelux Meeting, Heeze, The Netherlands (presentation)

14. (Sept 2006) 5th National Day on Biomedical Engineering, Royal Academy Brussels, Belgium (poster)

15. (Dec 2006) IEEE-EMBS and BSMBEC 1st Benelux Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, Brussels, Belgium (poster)

16. (April 2007) IAP VI/4 Study Day, “Dynamical Systems, Control and Optimization” (DYSCO), Chateau Ferme de Profondval, Court St Etienne, Belgium (poster)

17. (Mar 2008) Benelux Meeting, Heeze, The Netherlands, (presentation)

18. (Oct 2010) IAP Study Day, Profondvalle, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (poster)

19. (Mar 2015) Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Lommel, Belgium (organizer)

Invited lectures at universities and scholarly institutions

1.(Jan 2006) “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Galati, Romania (minicourse: modelling and control in biomedical applications)

2. (Jan 2007) “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Galati, Romania (minicourse: modelling and control in biomedical applications)

3. (Jan 2008) “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Galati, Romania (minicourse: modelling and control in biomedical applications)

4. (Jan 2009) “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Galati, Romania (minicourse: modelling and control in biomedical applications)

5.(Apr 2010) “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Galati, Romania (minicourses: auto-tuning and CAD tuning; modelling and control in biomedical applications)

6. (Oct-Nov 2011) Invited Course on Multivariable Control at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2011

7. (Nov 2011) Invited Plenary Lecture ‘The future looks challenging: generalized order Laplace and its implications in control engineering’ at SUI: Semana Universidad de Ingineria, Universidad de Ibague, Ibague, Colombia

8. (Nov-Dec 2012) Invited Course on Multivariable Control at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2012

9.(Nov 2013) Invited Short Course on “Multivariable Control”, Master in Control Engineering, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

10. (Dec 2013) Invited Course on Multivariable Control at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2013

11. (Oct 2014) invited Course on Multivariable Control at the Universidad de Ibague, Colombia, Master in Automatization, cohort 2014

12. (May 2015) invited lab visit with presentation “Perspectives over noninteger Laplace systems”, Pembroke College, Cambridge, UK

13. (oct 2016) Michigan State University, Mini-Workshop on Advances in Fractional Calculus and Applications,16-21 October 2016, Lansing, USA

14. (oct 2017) Teaching staff mobility Erasmus, Technical Univ Cluj Napoca, Romania

15. (May 2018) Teaching staff Mobility Erasmus at UGAL “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania

16. (June 2018) Teaching Staff Mobility at Escuela Polytehnica del Litoral (ESPOL), Guayaquil, Ecuador

Obtained research funding, participation, contribution etc

1. (Dec 2001-Dec 2003) research project “Study of deforming conditions in Moldova-Galati-Dobrogea area and its influence upon electric energy quality”, between Department of Electronics & Automation at University of Galati and INCDE – ICEMENERG Bucharest, researcher for simulations, project promoter prof V. Dugan.

2. (2004-2007) EU-ALFA project “LABIOPROC: Latin American BioProcess Control” (ref. II 0407 FA), partners from European Union and Latin America, 300 kEuro (administrative support technical reporting, project promoter: Prof. R. De Keyser)

3. (2004-2007) EU-ALFA project “Process System Engineering - PSE” (ref. II 0385 FA), partners from European Union and Latin America, 400 kEuro (administrative support, technical reporting, project promoter: Prof. R. De Keyser)

4. (2003-2004) EC-Socrates/Erasmus Thematic Network “ESTIA-Net”, with several partners from Western & Eastern Europe; coordinated by Athens University-Greece (participation, technical reporting, promoter: Prof. R. De Keyser)

5. (2004-2006) VEO – Explorative European Research Project: “Challenges for Modelling and Predictive Control in Biotechnological and Biomedical Engineering”; financed by UGent-Special Research Fund, with several partners from European Union; 75 kEuro (researcher)

6. (2006-2009) BOF – Special Research Fund for Doctoral Study, UGent, 011/D04506 (individual grant, researcher)

7. (2007-2010) IWT – Application in Biomedical Engineering, “Automated drug delivery for ICU sedation”, financed by IWT Innovation and Science Research Fund Flanders, coordinated by Ghent Hospital Prof M. Struys, IWT 060776, 500kEUR, (co-promotor)

8. (2010-2014) IWT-SBO: Strategic Basic Research Fund from Innovation and Science Research Fund Flanders, LeCoPro: Learning Control for Production Machines, 500kEUR (co-promotor)

9. (2010) OIP Oudenaarde, Belgium – Mirror Stabilizing two axis control, 50kEUR (industry services, researcher)

10. (2010) LuxTracker/EcoNation, Ghent, Belgium – Control of a Tracking Mirror for Sunlight, 10kEUR (industry services, researcher)

11. (2011) OIP Oudenaarde, Belgium – Mirror Stabilizing two axis control, 25kEUR (industry services, researcher)

12. (2011-2014) FWO: Research Foundation Flanders “ Nonlinear models for human respiratory impedance” (highly competitive individual post-doc research grant)

13. (2012-2016) IWT SBO Strategic Basic Research Fund from Innovation and Science Research Fund Flanders “ORCNext: Rankine Organic Systems” (250kEUR) (co-promotor)

14. (2012-2015) Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNDI– UEFISCDI, “Modern Cascade for 13C Cryogenic Separation (incl. fractional order control)”, Project no. 155/2012 - PN-II-PT-PCCA-2011-3.2- 0591 (650kEUR) (consultancy/expert)

15. (2012-2015) Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNDI– UEFISCDI, “Robust fractional order control strategies for multivariable time delay processes”, Project Young Research Teams PN-II-RU- TE-2012- 3-0307 (212kEUR) (consultancy/expert)

16. (2015) Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNDI– UEFISCDI, novel fractional order control strategies for vibration suppression in aeroplane wings, project code: PN-II-RU-TE-2014-4-0598, TE 86/2015 (consultancy/expert)

17. (2013-2016) FWO Research Project, ”Detection and validation of changing viscoelastic effects in the respiratory system with disease”, UGent-VUB, 250kEUR, (co-promoter)

18. (2014-2017) FWO Research Project “Development of a pain-sensor for measuring analgesia during unconsciousness”, UGent, 240kEUR, (copromoter)

19. (2014-2017) FWO Post-doc “Development of a comprehensive paintransmission model for use in general anesthesia” (individual post-doc research grant)

20. (2013-2015) ECONATION, Automatic light regulation system, 120kEUR, (co-promotor)

21. (2016-2020) EU COST action, FRACTAL: Fractional order systems analysis, synthesis and their importance for future design, networking budget from EU (partners)

22. (2017-2018) Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNDI– UEFISCDI, Scalable experimental setup of nanorobot dynamics in nonNewtonian fluids for fractional order modelling and control, project code: PN-III-P2-2.1-PED-2016-0101, 92PED/2017 (consultancy/expert)

23. (2017) FWO – Krediet aan Navorsers, 30kEur (promoter)

24. (2018) Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNDI– UEFISCDI, Robust fractional order event-based control for optimized resource allocation in complex cyber-physical closed loop systems, project code: PN-III-P1-1.1-TE-2016-1396, TE 65/2018 (consultancy/expert)

25. (2016-2020) Flanders Make and Strategic Basic Research Fund from Innovation and Science Research Fund Flanders: ROCSIS Robust and Optimal Control for Systems of Interacting Subsystems (300kEUR) (project founder / consultancy)

26. (2018-2021) Special Research Fund UGent: Minimal information model multi-objective predictive control for multivariable systems (MIMOPREC) 200kEUR (promoter)

27. (2019-2021) Flanders Make and Strategic Basic Research Fund from Innovation and Science Research Fund Flanders CONACON: Context Aware Control 200KEUR (co-promoter)

28. (2018: 3+3years) Science Research Fund Flanders – A complete drug regulatory guide for surgical interventions during general anesthesia, individual grant for post doctoral fellow Dana Copot (promoter)

29. (2019: 2+2 years) Science Research Fund Flanders – Strategic Research grant: - Modeling and Control of non-Newtonian fluid properties, individual doctoral scholarship for Isabela Birs (promoter)

Master Thesis promoter / advisor

1. (2003-2004) “Kunstmatige regeling voor een verlamde spier”, (Rainchon Emmanuel Ghent University)

2. (2004-2005) “GUI for a prototype lung function test apparatus in respiratory mechanics, Ghent University (Alex GUSTA, Erasmus, Galati, Romania)

1. (2004-2005) “Linear versus Nonlinear Predictive control of blood glucose level in diabetic patients type I”, (Simona Zlate, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

2. (2005-2006) “Intra-operative control of blood pressure with nonlinear predictive control (NEPSAC)”, Thomas MICHEM, Ghent University

3. (2005-2006) “Modelling and simulating of a Solar Power Plant”, Mathieu VANDENBULCKE, Ghent University

4. (2005-2006) “Nonlinear Predictive control for Blood Glucose level in Diabetic Patients type I”, Ghent University (Simona ZLATE, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

5. (2006-2007) “Measurement and signal processing techniques of the respiratory input impedance”, (Alexander CAICEDO DORADO, Ibague, Colombia)

6. (2006-2007) “Drug dosing control during anesthesia: patient profile adaptation”, (Anca ACREALA, Erasmus, Brasov, Romania)

7. (2006-2007) “Investigations towards correlating a fractional order model to the anatomical structure of human respiratory system”, Ghent University, (Cristina ILE, Erasmus, Cluj,Romania)

8. (2007-2008) “Modelling the respiratory tree by use of electrical transmission line equivalence for low frequencies”, Ghent University, (Ionut MUNTEAN, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

9. (2007-2008) “Controlling the human respiratory system: integer or noninteger order controllers?”, (Maria Mirabela TUN, Erasmus, Iasi)

10. (2007-2008) ‘Adaptive control strategy during the induction phase of the anesthesia’, (Susana SAMBADE, Erasmus, Spain)

11. (2007-2008) “Forced Oscillation Techniques device for respiratory system”, Thomas TOMME, Campus Kortrijk, Ghent University

12. (2008-2009) “Computational modeling of the hemodynamics in the pulmonary artery tree: application to the mouse”, Annelies DE BEULE, Ghent University

13. (2008-2009) “Niet-lineaire effecten in de ademhalingsimpedantie en in de bijhorende meet-apparatuur”, (Niels VAN NUFFEL, Ghent University)

14. (2008-2009) “Het ontwerp van een fractaal mechanische model voor de longen”, Nele DE GEETER, Ghent University

15. (2008-2009) “Predictive control in general anesthesia during intensive care”, (Sendoya Losada/Diego Fernando UGent – Universidad de Ibague)

16. (2008-2009) “Developing time- and frequency- domain identification methods”, (Robayo Betancourt/Faiber Ignacio UGent – Universidad de Ibague)

17. (2009-2010) “Ontwikkeling en validatie van een toestel en algoritme voor de analyse van de ademhalingsimpedantie bij lage frequenties”, (Mattias DENEUT, Ghent University)

18. (2009-2010) “Respiratory impedance by the forced oscillation technique solely by means of air-pressure measurement”, (Istvan ORBAN, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

30. (2010-2011) “Leader-follower formation control for mobile robots in a remote laboratory”, Ghent University (Daniel NEAMTU, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

31. (2010-2011) “Leader-follower formation control for mobile robots” (Stefana CRISTESCU, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

32. (2010-2011) ‘A multi-input multi-output predictive control framework for anesthesia’ (Ioana NASCU, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

33. (2010-2011) “Developing and Implementing control algorithms for reallife applications”, (Andres HERNANDEZ, Univ Ibague)

34. (2010-2011) “Optimal Control of a bench-scale kinetic testing reactor: smooth operation of a Berty reactor”, (Esteban TRIANA PARA, Univ Ibague, Colombia)

35. (2010-2011) “Identification and Control for low-frequency pressure generator electromechanism used for forced oscillation techniques” (Chavarro Adrian, Univ Ibague, UGent)

36. (2011-2012) “Header height control of combine harvesters”, (Cuyle Tom, Ghent University)

37. (2011-2012) “Power management strategies of a storage system in a combine harvester”, (Robinson MEDINA, Univ Ibague, CNH)

38. (2011-2012) “Position control of a double acting cylinder for systems with nonlinearities”, (Oscar BERNATE, Univ Ibague, CNH)

39. (2011-2012) “Optimal Control of a bench-scale kinetic testing reactor: smooth operation of a Berty reactor”, (Noguera Martinez, Erasmus, Spain)

40. (2011-2012) “Multivariable predictive control of an anaerobic digestion plant – a feasibility study”, (ORDACE Anamaria, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

41. (2011-2012) “Modelling simulation and control of a thermal plant with variable time delay”, (SARMAS Vasile-Lucian, Erasmus, Cluj, Romania)

42. (2012-2013) “Identification and evaluation of nonlinear tissue and airway properties in patients with respiratory diseases” (DOOMS Stig, Ghent University, University Hospital Ghent)

43. (2012-2013) “Multivariable control strategies for level control in a quadruple tank process” (Anca MAXIM, Erasmus, TUIasi, Romania)

44. (2013-2014) “Control of unstable processes”, (Mugabe NGOUYA Ghent University)

45. (2013-2014) “ Spout rotation control of the forage harvester”, (Koen De Pryck, CNH-UGent )

46. (2013-2014) “Development of a device for measuring lung impedance using forced oscillation technique”, (Eloot Bernard, Ward Van Grimbergen UGent – Hogeschool Ghent)

47. (2014-2015) “Quality improvement of slab through closed loop control at the continuous casting line”, Arcelor Mittal - UGent (Kevin Dekemele)

48. (2014-2015) “Accurate positioning of a robot arm for radiotherapy of lung tissue tumour”, UZ Jette – UGent (Tom Lefebvre)

49. (2014-2015) “Development of an active orthosis setup for the knee joint”, AUGent (Mathijs De Brabander, Tomas De Vidts)

50. (2014-2015) “Reduction of yarn waste in weaving machines”, PicanolUGent, (Attila Gyorgy Erasmus, TUCluj, Romania)

51. (2014-2015) “Position Control System for Penguin-on-wheels”, AUGent (Bram Verlez, Bram Verhelst)

52. (2014-2015) “Enhancement of Steward platform performance under ball uncertainty”, (Gerardo Munguia, Erasmus, Madrid)

53. (2014-2015) “Nonlinearity detection and compensation in a respiratory impedance device”, (Michelle Stretti, Erasmus, Brescia)

54. (2015-2016) “Distributed control of a hydrostatic drivetrain”, (Tim Van Poucke, UGent)

55. (2015-2016) “Modelling, Identification and Control of a knee rig setup”, (Brecht de Vlieger, AUGent, UZGent)

56. (2015-2016) “Model adaptation strategy for a modular control architecture”, (Riccardo Ferracutti, Erasmus, University Padua, Italy)

57. (2016-2017) “Design and operation of a continuous monitoring system for skin impedance”, Jasper Juchem, Ghent University

58. (2016-2017) Evaluation of mechanical properties of a knee joint during rehabilitation exercises, Aurelie Caron, Ghent University

59. (2016-2017) Force control of an industrial robotic arm, Bram Dewulf, Ghent University

60. Autotuning Predictive Control for Industrial Applications, Laban, Muthoni, Kunene, Ghent University

61. (2016-2017) Model-based distributed control of multi-agent systems (robots,quad-rotors), Arne Maenhaut, Ghent University

62. (2016-2017) Implementation of an automatically tuned decentralized PID control strategy for a dynamic knee rig., Quincy Nollet, Ghent University

63. (2016-2017) To investigate improvements in the control law of the IBDM soft-capture system during retraction, Nicolas Van Oevelen, Ghent University

64. (2016-2017) Model based control of hexapod/Hannibal robot for exploration and interaction with environment, Dieter Verhofstad, Ghent University

65. (2017-2018) Using adaptive techniques to improve torpedo car weighting models, Bram Van de Rostyne, Ghent University

66. (2017-2018) Drone aided anchor calibration for UWB indoor positioning, Levi Vuylsteke and Wouter Dedeurwaerder, Ghent University

67. (2017-2018) Scalable distributed control, Joris Vandenberghe, Ghent University

68. (2017-2018) Experimental objective pain assessment via skin impedance, Maria Ghita, Erasmus Exchange, Politehnica Bucharest Romania

69. (2017 - 2018) Non-invasive pain monitor for ICU/PACU patients, Mihaela Ghita, Erasmus Exchange, Politehnica Bucharest Romania

70. (2017-2018) Continu regelsysteem elektromagnetische actuator (in NL), Michiel Hellemans, KULeuven in Technologiecampus Ghent and Arcelor Mittal Gent

71. (2017-2018-2019) Development and control of intelligent lights for landscape offices, Stijn Lefebvre, Ghent University

72. (2018-2019) Optimal light control of an office floor, Brent Leirens, Ghent University

73. (2018-2019) Multivariable control of hemodynamic and anesthetic systems – a simulation study, Frederik Kusse, Ghent University

74. (2018-2019) Setup implementation and testing dynamic models for special liquid properties, Ahmed Hassan, Ghent University

75. (2018-2019) Real time interactions between humans and robots, Bart Wullaert, Ghent University

76. (2018-2019) Motion control of a ballbot robot, Ralph Moens, Ghent University

77. (2018-2019) Analog generic PID controller circuit design and implementation for DC motor control, Tom Martin, Ghent University

78. (2018-2019) Mimicking in a mechatronic lab setup a space rendez-vous, Reinder Boven, Ghent University

79. (2018-2019-2020) Predictive control for energy saving in a testbed for light control systems, Frederic Cuvelier, Ghent University

80. (2018-2019) Identification of fractional-order models for different nonNewtonian solutions measured as impedance, Claudio Pilate, University of Catania, Italy, Erasmus Exchange

81. (2018-2019) Fractional order position control of a DC motor with variable loads, Alberto Di Guardo, University of Catania, Italy, Erasmus Exchange

82. (2018-2019) A preliminary Matlab simulator for anesthesia regulation, Balint Galgoczi, OBUDA University, Budapest, Hungary, Erasmus Exchange

83. (2018-2019) Fractional order models for diagnosis of lung cancer, Ioana Vasile, Polytechnica University of Bucharest, Romania, Erasmus Exchange

PhD Thesis (co-)promoter / advisor / external evaluator

1. (Oct 2013) member in the evaluation committee PhD Thesis “Data assimilation using sequential Monte Carlo methods in hydrological applications” (Msc Douglas PLAZA, IWT-SBO project, UGent.

2. (Sept 2014) co-promoter PhD Thesis “Design and Certification of Industrial Predictive Controllers” (MSc Abhishek DUTTA, India), Flanders Special research Funding for Innovation project, UGent.

3. (Sept 2016) co-promoter PhD Thesis “Model Predictive Control theory and applications for supply chain management” (MSc Dongfei FU, China), LISUM grant – UGent grant

4. (sept 2013) External evaluator PhD Thesis ”On Automation in Anesthesia” (dr. Kristian Szoltesz), T.U. Lund, Sweden

5. (apr 2014) External Evaluator PhD Thesis “Noise filtering and CPU management for process control” (dr. Vanessa Romero), T.U. Lund, Sweden

6. (may 2015) External Evaluator PhD Thesis “Controller-managed automated therapy and tumor growth model identification in the case of antiangiogenic therapy for most effective, individualized treatment”, (dr. Johanna Sajevicsne Sapi), Obudai University, Budapest, Hungary

7. (sept 2015) Member in the evaluation committee PhD Thesis “Development and clinical validation of feedback controlled drug administration during anesthesia and sedation”, (dr MD Tom De Smet), University Hospital Gent, Belgium

8. (sept 2016) co-promoter PhD Thesis “ Model Predictive Control theory and applications for supply chain management” (MSc Dongfei FU, China), LISUM grant – UGent grant

9. (oct 2016) External Evaluator PhD Thesis “Closed-Loop Controller Design Possibilities for Nonlinear Physiological Systems” (MSc Gyorgy Eigner) , Budapest, Hungary

10. (dec 2016) External Evaluator PhD Thesis “Modélisation et commande de l’anesthésie en milieu clinique” (MSc Zaeib Said), Toulouse, France

11. (nov 2017) External Evaluator PhD Thesis “Automatic controller tuning using relay-based model identification”, (MSc Josefin Berner), Lund, Sweden

12. (May 2018) promoter PhD Thesis “Development of a physical model to characterize pain information flow in the body during unconsciousness” (MSc Dana COPOT), IWT project, UGent.

13. (May 2018) promoter PhD Thesis “Autonomous navigation Strategies for UGVs/UAVs” (MSc Thoa Mac Thi), UGent.

14. (oct 2018) External Evaluator PhD Thesis “Safe exploration of an aerodynamic field by a mini drone”, Gabriele Perozzi, Centralle Lille, France

15. (nov 2018) External Evaluator PhD Thesis “Active noise control in agricultural machines” (MSc Mirjana Adnadevic), Ghent University

16. (ongoing) Maria Ghita – Individualized Therapy and Prediction of Late Toxicity in Lung Cancer Patients, Ghent University (promoter)

17. (ongoing) Mihaela Ghita – Modelling and Sensing of Medicine-Induced Analgesia, Ghent University, (promoter)

18. (ongoing) Zhao Shiquan – Control Strategies for the Steam/Water Loop in Large Scale Ships , joint CSC Harbin Univ China and Ghent University, (promoter)

19. (ongoing) Anca Maxim – Distributed Model Predictive Control for dynamically coupled systems, joint TUIasi Romania and Ghent University, (promoter)

20. (ongoing) Ricardo Alfredo Cajo – Fractional order control design with multi-objective optimization algorithms for UAV systems, Ecuador grant ESPOL – Ghent University, (promoter)

21. (ongoing) Isabela Birs – Modelling and Control of dynamic properties of non-newtonian fluids, Flanders research Fund – Strategic Research doctoral scholarship – Ghent University, (promoter)

22. (ongoing) Jasper Juchem – Fast, adaptive, and context-aware control of industrial processes, Ghent University, (promoter)

23. (ongoing) Michiel Haemers – Optimal Co-Design of Hardware Architecture and Control Configuration for Interacting Subsystems, joint UAntwerp and UGent, (promoter)

Participation/attendance at int. & nat. Congresses, Symp., events, without contribution

1. (June 2004) Interuniversity Attraction Pole IAP V/22 – Study Day, Gent, Belgium

2. (June 2004) DCSC Symp. “Challenges in the 21st Century”, Technical University Delft, The Netherlands

3. (Jan 2005) ICCoS meeting – J. Willems, Het Pand - Ghent, Belgium

4. (May 2005) IUAP Study-Day Dynamical Systems and Control, Chateau de Colonster, Liege, Belgium

5. (Aug 2005) Int. Work. Nonlinear Predictive Control, Lauterbad, Germany

6. (Oct 2005) Nat. Day on Biomedical Engineering, Brussels, Belgium

7. (May 2007) Int. Post Graduate course on “Modelling, Automation and Control of Physiological Variables”, Porto, Portugal, (organized by J. Lemos and T. Mendonca in the framework of the EC –project NISIS Nature Inspired Smart Information Systems)

8. (July 2010) Cleantech Summer Event, Oostende, Belgium

9. (July 2010) SET Sustainable energy technologies, Contact day 8th July, Greenbridge Incubator UGent, Science Park Oostende

10. (March 2011) Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Lommel, Belgium

11. (March 2014) Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, The Netherlands

12. (Nov 2015) Annual Meeting of the Society of Anaethesia and Resuscitation of Belgium, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium

13. (Dec 2015) Research Symposium FEA, Ghent University, Belgium

14. (Mar 2016) Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Soestenberg, The Netherlands

15. (Feb 2017) Research Symposium FEA, Ghent University, Belgium

16. (Feb 2019) Research Symposium FEA, Ghent University, Belgium

Other activities: a) Membership of scholarly committees

1. (2004-2009) Socrates/Erasmus guide/adviser for exchange students at Ghent University, Department of Electrical energy, Systems and Automation (Departmental Coordinator: Prof. R. De Keyser)

2. (2005-2008) OAP member in the FCI committee (Faculty Commission for Internationalization

3. (2005-2008) member in the OAP committee (Faculty of Engineering)

4. (2005-2008) member in the Organizing Committee of the FirW DoctoraatsSymposium

5. (2016 - onward) member in the following faculty educational commissions: WE, OR, CT.

6. (2016-onward) departmental coordinator WE for Erasmus students 7. For Ghent University: Member in OC Erasmus, BCP Erasmus, OCWE, OCRO, OCCTM b) Activities as a peer reviewer

1. Reviewer for all peer-reviewed journals where I have a publication as author or co-author and in all journals where I was/am editor (>30).

2. Scientific reviewer for research projects for the following organizations: IWT (Belgium), BELSPO (Belgium), Slovenian Research Agency (Slovenia), National Council for Research and Innovation (Romania), National fund Agency NWO The Netherlands, CNRS France. c) Editorial boards of scientific journals

1. Since 2014- associate editor in editorial board of Journal of Vibration and control, Springer

2. Since 2011 – associate editor in editorial board of Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, L&H Scientific Publishing, USA

3. Since 2018 – Associate editor Journal of Clinical Medicine, section Anesthesia

4. Book Editor and contributor, Elsevier, Academic Press, Lung Function Testing in the 21st Century, 2019

5. Co-Editorial Y-Q Chen, Ionescu C, Special Issue on “Advances in Fractional order control”, in International Journal of Control, Taylor & Francis, vol9, issue 6, 2017

6. Co-editorial Ionescu C, Zhou Y, Machado Tenreiro, Special Issue: Advances in Fractional Dynamics and Control, Journal of Vibration and Control, DOI: 10.I177/I0775463I5609273, 22(8), 1969-1971, 2016

7. Co-editorial Ortigueira M, Ionescu C-M, Machado J, Trujillo J, editors. special issue on fractional signal processing and applications. In Journal Signal Processing, Elsevier; 2015.

8. Co-editorial Swevers J, Pinte G, Babuska R, Ionescu C-M, Nowé A, editors. special issue on “Learning techniques for complex mechatronics systems”. In Journal Mechatronics, Elsevier; 2014.

9. Ionescu C-M, Copot D, Copot C, Chevalier A, De Keyser R, Vandersteen G, et al., proceedings editors. International conference on fractional signals and systems. Gent; 2013.

10. Co-editorial Sabatier J, Ionescu C-M, Tar JK, Machado JAT. Special Issue on New challenges in fractional systems. In journal MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING, Hindawi Publishing, 2013.

11. Co-editorial Ionescu C-M, Caponetto R, Chen YQ. Special issue on “Fractional order modeling and control in mechatronics.”, in Journal MECHATRONICS. 2013. p. 739–40.

12. Co-editorial Ionescu C-M, Sabatier J, Tenreiro Machado J. Special issue: fractional signals and systems. SIGNAL, IMAGE AND VIDEO PROCESSING. London, UK: Springer-Verlag; 2012.

13. Ionescu C-M, book editor. MATLAB: a ubiquitous tool for the practical engineer. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech; 2011. d) Services to the community: lectures

(2004,2008) course collaborator: “System Identification/Computer Control of Industrial Processes”, IVPV – Permanent Training – “Industrial Automatization”.

(Mar-April 2015) Intensive Course “Control Engineering” for Picanol, Belgium e) Service to the community: information sessions

1. (Mar2003) Local Organizer atthe “Flanders Technology Day”, Gent, Belgium, in cooperation with Chess Medical Technology – Belgium.

2. (Mar 2004) Local organizer at the “Flanders Technology Day”,

3. (June 2004) Info-Day of the ESTIA-Net project, “Promoting Careers in Electrical Engineering, Computer Technologies and Applied Sciences for Women”, Rhodes, Greece, within IASTED – International Conference on Energy and Power Electronics EuroPES’04.(presentation)

4. (July 2004) Meeting of the WG5 of the ESTIA-Net project, “Information Systems for Interdisciplinarity in Education”, Brasov, Romania (presentation)

5. (Sept 2004) “Working Group 5 Report”, within the ESTIA-Net project, “Promoting Careers in Electrical Engineering, Computer Technologies and Applied Sciences for Women”, Athens, Greece (presentation)

6. (August 2006) Meeting of the Members of the Alfa LaBioProC Project (EuropeAID), Narbonne, France (presentation)

7. (Nov 2012) Science Week Event, Ghent University, Belgium (lab-demo) f) Service to the community: membership of professional organizations

(2005-2008) member in the European Respiratory Society ERS

(2006-2008) IEEE student member in Engineering Society, including Biomedical Engineering Society (EMBS)

(2013 – onward) member IEEE Control System Society, member in technical committee on Medical and Health Care Systems (MHCS), member in technical committee on System Identification and Adaptive Control (SIAC), member in technical committee on Standards

(2006-onward) IEEE member

(2015 – onward) member IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics, co-founder of TC on Cyber Medical Systems

(2017 - onward) member of the following IFAC TCs: 2.1 Control Design (vice-chair for social media), 9.4 Control Education, 8.2 Medical and Biological Systems

(2018 – onward) member for Benelux area in Task Force IEEE/IFAC TC on Diversity and Inclusion

Academic honours and awards or prizes

1. (May 2001) awarded with 1st Prize, National Student Scientific Research Session SECOSAFT 2001, Military Academy Sibiu , Romania

2. (May 2001) awarded with Mention, Student Scientific Research Session, of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania.

3. (May 2002) awarded with 1st Prize, Student Scientific Research Session, of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania

4. (Mar 2003) the 22nd Benelux Meeting 2003 on Systems and Control – Biomedical Section, Lommel, Belgium (Master student participation and presentation)

5. (May 2003) awarded with 3rd Prize, Master Student Scientific Research Session, of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania

6. (2002-2003) National Research Foundation Scholarship for Students Going Abroad (ONBSS) highly competitive scholarship, top-student award (95.5%), 10 month Exchange at Ghent University, Belgium

7. IBM Young members award – MEDICON and Health Telematics, Italy 2004 May 2004

8. 2011-2016 Flanders research Foundation, post-doctoral scholarship, highly competitive grant, Ghent University, Belgium

9. Best Paper Award – C.M. Ionescu and D. Copot, ‘Guided Closed Loop Control of Analgesia: Where are we?’, presented at the IEEE INES Conference, Cyprus, 2017Oct 2017

10. Honorary Professor Award, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary 23 nov 2017

11. IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics Society Master Thesis Award – promoter of the work: Experimental objective pain assessment via skin impedance, by Maria Ghita, 10 october 2018

12. Young Author Award – PhD student Mihaela Ghita (promotor C. Ionescu) for paper ‘Methodologically study for detection of thermal induced pain via skin impedance’, at IEEE 17th World Symposium on Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics, January 24-26, 2019, Herlany, Slovakia

Patents:

1. Ionescu C., De Keyser R., Schoukens J., “Method and device for determining non-linear effects in the respiratory impedance” (EPO: EP10161953.4-2319), 2010

2. Wyns B., Ionescu C.M., Neamtu D., De Keyser R., De Maeyer J., Michielssens M., “SKYLIGHT”, WO 2011135524 (a1), WO 2011 IB 51833 20110427, 2011.

3. Folea S.C., Ionescu C.M., Birs I. R., Muresan C.I., Dulf E.H., Prodan O., Munteanu R.A., Experimental benchmark setup to study fractional order dynamic properties of non-Newtonian fluids (in Romanian), Romanian Patent Office, A00389, 31.05.2018 (under evaluation).

Specialised Academic and Clinical Training

Writing Skills (2008, UGent)

Docententraining Multiple Choice Exam (2010, UGent)

Academic English for Professors (2013, UGent) – certificate C1

Basis Docententraining (2015, UGent)

Peer Assessment (2015, UGent)

Basistraining Smartboard (2016, UGent)

Turning Point – Voting System teaching (2016, UGent)

Good Clinical Practice (2018, UZGent, online course)

Teaching Activities

2004 – 2007 Guide project on identification for master course ― Computer Control of Industrial Processes, 4hr/week

2008 – 2010 Teaching Assistant for Lab at Master Course ‘Computer Control of Industrial Processes’ and Exercises for Bachelor Course on ‘Modelling and Control of Dynamical Systems’, 6hr/week

2009 – 2014 Co-Lecturer for Multivariable Control part in Computer Control of Industrial Processes, 8hr/week

2011-2014 Yearly Intensive Course part (36hrs) as Specialized course in Multivariable Control in the master Program on Automation at Universidade de Ibague, Colombia (result of EU-ALFA programs earlier – see list of projects).

2013-2014 International Summer School (organizer and lecturer) on Multivariable Control, 32 hrs, Ghent University, Belgium

2015 International Summer School (organizer and lecturer) on Multivariable Control for Automotive Applications, 32 hrs, Ghent University, Belgium

2016 International Summer School (organizer and lecturer) on The role of Systems Engineering in medical Assist Devices, 24 hrs, Ghent University, Belgium

2014-onward Responsible Lecturer for Master Course ‘ Computer control of industrial processes’, Ghent University, Belgium

2018/2020- Proposer/Lecturer of elective course in Master in Biomedical Engineering, accepted/effective from academic year 2020-2021, Control of drug-delivery systems, 120hrs, 4ECTS

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