Nicolae Patrascoiu received his Diploma of Engineering from the University of Petrosani, Romania and his Ph.D. in Systems Control from the same university. During the years 1985–1988, he worked as a researcher in mining automation field at the Institute of Research and Technological Engineering in Mining. From 1988 his work is oriented in teaching and research activities at the University of Petrosani, in the Control Engineering, Computers, Electrical, and Power Engineering Department. His research interests lie in the areas of data acquisition, sensors and transducers, and instrumental digital and analog electronics. He has published several articles and papers in high-quality journals and conferences concerning the above areas. Dr. Patrascoiu belongs to a journal editorial board and serves as a reviewer for several conferences.