Prof. Dr. Vistrian Mătieș

Short Biography

Prof. Dr. Vistrian Mătieș - Graduated mechanical engineer 1970; Experience in industry (1970-1976); Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (1976-present); Full professor since 1995. More than 250 scientific papers published, 25 books,10 patents, and over 40 research projects. Head of Department of Mechatronics (1990-1996; 2000-2012); Head of the Research Center on Mechatronics Cluj (2001-present); Head of the Coordinating Centre of the National Mechatronics Platform (2015-present). Research fields: Mechatronics, Robotics, Machine Dynamics, Educational Technologies.

General Inspector in The National Ministry of Education (1998-2000) – responsibilities in the field of Technological Education; Laureate of National Prize “Prof. dr. doc. eng. TRAIAN DEMIAN” in 2009, for excellent research in Precision Mechanics and Mechatronics field. The prize was given by Politechnica University of Bucharest and National Institute for R&D in Mechatronics and Measuring Techniques . Doctor Honoris Causa of “Transilvania” University of Brașov (2010) and Technical University “Gh. Asachi” Iasi (Nov.2011) for contributions to Mechatronics development at National and International level. Membership: IFToMM (International Federation for Promotion the Science of Machines and Mechanisms); CIRET (International Center for Transdisciplinary Research and Studies), Paris, France; Co-Editor in Chief of Transdisciplinary Journal of Engineering and Science (www.theatlas.org),Texas, USA; ARoTMM (Romanian Association for Promotion the Science of Machines and Mechanisms) ;SRoMECA (Romanian Association for Mechatronics) - founding member and honorary president; ARR (Romanian Association for Robotics); AGIR (Romanian Association of Engineering).