Catalin Popescu

Dr. Cătălin Popescu is Professor of Management at University of Oil and Gas from Ploiesti, Romania. His research and consulting interest include general management, engineering management, project management, quantitative methods for business and management, management information systems, human resource management, operations management, energy and environmental management, feasibility studies and petroleum economics. He received in 1991 a degree in Engineering, a degree in Management (2000) and a PhD (2001) in Automated Systems concern Modelling and simulation of production systems, from the University of Oil and Gas from Ploiesti, Romania. He became PhD Advisor for Engineering and Management domain with a habilitation thesis entitled: Researches and contributions to the development of managerial tools for the sustainable management of conventional and non-conventional resources of energy and for the innovation in education and research. Dr. Popescu has published over 200 articles and conference papers, 9 books and he was involved in more than 31 scientific research grants and international projects. Last important project is ERASMUS+ Capacity-building in the Field of Higher Education 2015: 561530-EPP-1-2015-1-RO-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP with title: GAS AND OIL PROCESSING, A EUROPEAN LEBANESE COOPERATION (GOPELC), a very successful cooperation with 7 universities from France, Sweden and Lebanon. He is member of A.C.A.D.E.M.I.A. (Association of Doctoral Activities Supervisors and Excellence in Management and Business Engineering from Romania), AMIER (Managers and Economical Engineers Association from Romania), COLEAD (International Research Society in Leadership and Organizational Culture), IBIMA (International Business Information Management Association), SSMAR (Romanian Scientific Society on Management) and IMTA Alumni Association (International Management Teachers Academy) from Slovenia. His international experience includes presentations and participations with papers in many places all over the world, in more than 25 countries, with more than 40 participations in International conferences. He was also member of Scientific Committees within more than 50 International conferences and he was five times plenary speaker. He is editor-in-chief of two scientific journals: Journal of Innovation and Business Best Practices (JIBBP), Stamford Publishing, USA and Economic Insights Trends and Challenges Journal, Romania. Dr. Popescu is assessor in many academic and scientific organizations such as: ANCS (National Agency for Scientific Research for the European projects under POS – CCE competition), UEFISCDI (within PNCDI III–Programme 2, 2.1.Solutions – Crisis Situations) and IBIMA (International Business Information Management Association).

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