Petrică Vizureanu was born on October 17, 1967, in Bârlad, Romania. He obtained an MSc and PhD in Heating Equipment from The Gheorghe Asachi Technical University, Iasi, Romania in 1992 and 1999, respectively. Dr. Vizureanu is currently a Full Professor and Scientific Supervisor in Materials Engineering (since 2009) at the same University. His research focuses on expert systems for heating system programming, computer-assisted design for heating equipment, heating equipment for materials processing, heat transfer, biomaterials, and geopolymers. He has published more than 140 papers in international journals and conference proceedings as well as 35 books.