Dan D. MICU, received in 1998 the degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania and the degree in Mathematics from the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 2001. He received the MS degree and the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 1999 and 2004, respectively. In the period 2000-2002 he was also with Vrije Universitiet Brussel from Belgium as a PhD Researcher.
Since 1999 he has been with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, where is currently Full Professor (from 2015), Director of the Numerical Methods Research Center (from 2010) and PhD Supervisor (from 2014). Between 2006 – 2010 he was part-time Scientific Expert at the Managerial Agency of Scientific Research, Innovation and Technological Transfer – Ministry of Education and Research. Staring from 2020, he has been selected as a Scientific Officer at the National Council for Scientific Research at Ministry of Research and Innovation and also the President of the TUCN Senate Research Commission. He lectured at more than 40 Universities all over the world. In the period of Sept. 2017 – Feb. 2018 he was a Fulbright Senior Fellow at Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, US. He worked as a Part-time Professor at Beijing Jiaotong University, China: Feb.-June 2019, Feb.-June 2020.
Dan was project manager of 10 research grants obtained by national and international competitions (6 Horizon2020 Projects). Also, he was leading more than 20 research projects for industry. He has authored and coauthored more than 250 scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international conferences. He is author/coauthor at 12 books published in national and international publishing houses, and 4 book chapters. He is member of 6 International Steering Committes and reviewer at 12 International scientific journals. He is an Erasmus coordinator for 18 international institutional agreements.
Dan’s research interests are in the field of: numerical methods; energy analytics numerical tools; electromagnetic field analysis, synthesis and optimization; energy efficiency in buildings & industry.
Dr. Micu received Excellence Award for young researchers (2008); 2nd Prize Award for Research Projects (2008); Excellence Award for researchers (2014); Professor Bologna Prize (2012); 6 national prizes awarded by National Authority of Scientific Research for ISI Journal papers (2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2018, 2019). Together with the LCMN research team received: The Romanian Energy Award – Special Jury Award (2015); The AEE Regional Award for Institutional Energy Management in Charlotte-USA (2018); The Best European Energy Service Project awarded by EU Commision in Brussels (2019).