BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF Prof. Flavius Dan SURIANU, Ph.D: Flavius Dan SURIANU was born in Timisoara, Romania on April, 2, 1949. He got the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in Power Systems and in Electric Machines from the Politehnica University of Timisoara, in 1972 and 1987, respectively. Since 1977 he has been devoted to education and research at the Politehnica University of Timisoara where he is a professor in areas of Large Industrial Consumer Units, Identification and Mathematical Modeling of Power System Elements and Electromagnetic Compatibility. He is the director of the Power System Department of the Faculty of Electrical and Power System Engineering. He has a remarkable scientific and didactic experience being the author of 16 books, 92 technical papers and 64 research projects, mainly in the fields of transient and long term dynamics of power systems, mathematical models of large consumer units, high voltage and electromagnetic risk, electromagnetic compatibility, energy balances and renewable energies. He is a member of IEEE and CIGRE.