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     Date Submitted:06-03-2018
     Last Modified:06-03-2018 (01:33)
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     Current job:Scientific Researcher
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Keywords- Project coordination; - Planning and management; - MATLAB and FORTRAN programmer; - Test Plan/Cases definition; - Technical note/articles writing; - Proposal elaboration, for national and international competitions.




    Job Type: Full time

    Business line: Aerospace Engineering / Junior Programmer

    Career Level: Senior

    Availability: Immediate

    Remuneration package: open to an objective discussion considering job responsibilities and personal relevant professional experience

    Relocation: Available to relocate at my own cost

    work experience

    Scientific Researcher – December 2015 – On going

    Company: INCAS - National Institute for Aerospace Research “Elie Carafoli”, Bucharest, Romania

    Numerical Simulations Compartment, Flow Physics Department


    Main responsibilities

    Project manager for D4D-ATS project (Deorbitation “Design to Demise” Aerothermodynamics aspects), article publication and numerical simulations for re-entry capsules.  


    Key Tasks

    Planning of different tasks for the D4D-ATS project.

    Maintaining a good collaboration with our sub-contractor (von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics) and offer support when needed.

    Support the personnel involved in the project development, like model designers, testing team or ASTOS (trajectory analysis) dedicated personnel.

    Contact different suppliers in the aerospace industry for material and services procurement.

    Participate together with ESA and VKI at TRR and several meetings that were conducted, to define the test matrix, and provide to VKI the testing conditions according to ASTOS trajectories analysis performed in INCAS.

    Debugging and improvements to Aerocaps (an in-house code written in FORTRAN 95, which can compute the aerodynamic coefficients for a re-entry vehicle, and is able to estimate the pressure coefficient and heat flux acting on the surface of a particular re-entry vehicle);

    Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and technical notes;

    Article writing as prime author and conference participation, where the results were been disseminated;

    Code development for Wind Tunnel data post-processing;

    Article writing using LaTeX;

    Project proposal development for ESA, ROSA, STAR and other national and international competitions.


    Aerospace Engineer – October 2014 – November 2015

    Company: INCAS - National Institute for Aerospace Research “Elie Carafoli”, Bucharest, Romania

    Numerical Simulations Compartment, Flow Physics Department


    Main responsibilities

    Geometry simplification using CATIA V5, mesh generation using Ansys Workbench V16.0 and aerodynamic analysis using Fluent for re-entry capsules in hypersonic regime and results post-processing. 

    Key Tasks

    Numerical simulations performed on various types of re-entry vehicles, considering the chemical reactions

    post-processing using Fluent and Tecplot;

    Article writing and conference participation;

    Wind Tunnel testing as a team member on the behalf of the project manager, ensuring the good development of the testing campaign according to the planning;

    Wind Tunnel data post-processing analyst.


    Research assistant – September 2013 – September 2014

    Company: INCAS - National Institute for Aerospace Research “Elie Carafoli”, Bucharest, Romania

    Numerical Simulations Compartment, Flow Physics Department


    Main responsibilities

    Work closely together with the Numerical Simulation team, prepare technical notes for national project and perform post-processing data analysis.


    Key Tasks

    Numerical data analysis;

    Geometry simplification;

    Mesh generation;

    Technical report elaboration for national projects.


    Chief editor – September 2009 - June 2010

    Company: University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Airborne  - Romanian Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Bucharest, Romania


    Main responsibilities

    Coordinate the editorial team from the University and make decisions on the articles that were to be published


    Key tasks

    Coordinate the editorial team;

    Keep track of the editorial’s team tasks and provide them feedback when needed;

    Assign tasks for the team members and coordinate with the printing office;

    Elaborate a design for the magazine;

    Allocate financial resources;


    MSc. Degree - University Politehnica of Bucharest - Faculty of Aerospace Engineering – Specialization Aeronautical and Spatial Structures

    Bachelor’s Degree – University Politehnica of Bucharest - Faculty of Aerospace Engineering – Specialization Aerospace Constructions (2006-2010)

    High school diploma - National College "Grigore Ghica Vv.", Dorohoi county


    Statement of Accomplishment for “Advanced MATLAB for Scientific Computing” from Stanford University – December 2017;

    Certificate of Attendance for “Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics” from Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics – February 2017;

    Certificate of Completion for “Training ANSYS CFD (CFX & FLUENT) V.16” from S.C. INAS S.A. – August 2015;

    Certificate for “Internal Auditor (SR EN ISO 19011:2011)” from S.C. RINA SIMTEX - ORGANISMUL DE CERTIFICARE S.R.L – February 2015.

    ABILITIES and technical skills


    Extremely organized person;

    Good abilities for synthetic and global views over concrete situations;

    End-oriented work capacity;

    Problem solving and decision making;

    Responsibility, self-respect and self-reliance;

    Strong referential values of fairness, equity and dignity;

    Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.



    Project coordination;

    Planning and management;

    MATLAB and FORTRAN programmer;

    Test Plan/Cases definition;

    Technical note/articles writing;

    Proposal elaboration, for national and international competitions.




    CATIA V5 software;

    FORTRAN 95;

    Ubuntu (junior);

    Microsoft Office, EXCEL;

    Tecplot 360Ex, ParaView, Adobe Photoshop.


    Foreign Languages

    Romanian – Advanced (native)

    English – Advanced (fluent)

    French – Intermediate (reading, understanding, no fluency in speaking)

    Additional informations


    Mihai Leonida NICULESCU, Maria Cristina FADGYAS, Marius Gabriel COJOCARU, Mihai Victor PRICOP, Mihaita Gilbert STOICAN, Dumitru PEPELEA, Computational Hypersonic Aerodynamic with Emphasis on Earth Reentry Capsules, INCAS BULLETIN, Volume 8, Issue 3/2016, pp. 55-64, DOI 10.13111/2066-8201.2016.8.3.5;;

    Mihai Victor PRICOP, Marius Gabriel COJOCARU, Maria Cristina FADGYAS, Mircea BOSCOIANU, Signal processing and analysis in a buffet onset wind tunnel campaign, INCAS BULLETIN, Volume 7, Issue 2/2015, pp. 129 -136, DOI: 10.13111/2066-8201.2015.7.2.13;;

    Airborne - Romanian Journal of Aerospace Engineering, volumes: 1/2009, 2/2010, and 3/2010;


    1. Copy of High School Degree;

    2. Copy of Bachelor Degree;

    3. Copy of Master Degree;

    4. Copy of Certificate of participation and graduation for Internal Auditor (SR EN ISO 19011:2011);

    5. Copy of Certificate of Completion for Ansys CFD (CFX & FLUENT) V.16;

    6. Copy of Certificate of Attendance for the Lectures Series on „Introduction to Computational Fluid dynamics” from von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics;

    7. Copy of Statement of Accomplishment for “Advanced MATLAB for Scientific Computing” from Stanford University.


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