"Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati
Elena Scutelnicu is Professor at Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering from “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania. She obtained PhD degree in 2003 in Industrial Engineering field and became full professor in 2007. Elena Scutelnicu was the head of Robotics and Welding Department (2007-2009), director of Research Department within the Centre for Advanced Research in Welding from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2006-2012) and since 2009 is vice-dean of Mechanical Engineering Faculty. She is expert of the International Institute of Welding - IIW and coordinator of Industrial Engineering Doctoral program within Engineering Doctoral School of "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati. Her contribution, as author or co-author, includes 10 books and 165 articles published in the fields of Welding Process FEA & Simulation, Heat Transfer in Welded Joints and Materials Behaviour during Welding Process. The most representative papers in the welding field are published in the international peer-reviewed journals and proceedings of international conferences organized by International Institute of Welding – IIW and European Welding Federation - EWF in Austria, Denmark, Russia, Israel, Japan, Singapore, Spain, USA, Croatia, Republic Czech, Turkey etc. Elena Scutelnicu was involved, as manager or member in the research team, in 20 national R&D grants and 12 grants funded by EU. She obtained 8 awards of the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research for scientific contribution (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010), Diploma of Romanian Welding Society for meritorious activity (2006).