Liviu Marsavina

Department of Mechanics and Strength of Materials, University Politehnica Timisoara, Blvd. M. Viteazu, No. 1, Timisoara 300222, Romania
Date and place of Birth: 23.09.1963, Anina, ROMANIA

Education and Qualifications
• University: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University POLITEHNICA Timisoara, ROMANIA (5 years) graduated in 1988.
• Post graduate course: “Experimental Stress Analysis”, at Polytechnic Institute from Bucharest, ROMANIA, graduated in 1994.
• Advanced course: ”Fracture Mechanics in Structural Concrete” at International Center for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, ITALY, 1997.
• PhD Thesis: "Numerical Methods Used in Fracture Mechanics", at University POLITEHNICA Timisoara, ROMANIA, 1998.
• Euromech Colloquium 386 “Dynamics of Vibro-Impact Systems”, at Loughborough University, UK, September 1998
• Advanced Study Institute: NATO ASI “Multiscale Phenomena In Plasticity: from Experiments to Phenomenology”, Ouranoupolis, GREECE, September 1999.
• Postdoctoral fellowship: “Interface Bimaterial Cracks and Bonded Joints”, at Loughborough University, UK, period February – August 2000.
• “Durability” Seminar, organized by Wessex Institute of Technology, UK, March 2000.
• Course “Optical Methods in Solid Mechanics” Departament of Mechanical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, period March – June 2000.
• Course „English for Scientists”, organized by English Language Teaching Center, from University of Sheffield, UK, period October – December 2001.
• Course „Academic Writing”, organized by English Language Teaching Center, from University of Sheffield, UK, period February – May 2002.
• PECO Workshop IE – W03 “Best Practice of Advanced Fracture Assessment”, Petten, NEDERLAND, April 2003.
• Advanced course: ”Multiscale Modelling of Damage and Fracture Processes in Composite Materials” at International Center for Mechanical Sciences, CISM Udine, ITALY, May 2004.

Current Positions
• Professor at Department of Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Period: since October 2006, University POLITEHNICA Timisoara, ROMANIA
• Corresponding member of Academia Romana, ROMANIA, since November 2018

Previous Positions
• Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Instruments Manufactory from Timisoara, ROMANIA, Period: October 1988 – September 1990
• Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer at University POLITEHNICA Timisoara, Period: October 1990 – September 2006
• Research Associate at Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, UK, Period: July 2001 – July 2002
• Marie Curie Experienced Researcher at Lublin University of Technology, POLAND, Period: January 2007 – July 2008

Other Positions
• Director of Mechanics and Strength of Materials Department since 2016
• Head of Strength of Materials Department from University POLITEHNICA Timisoara, period 2008-2011.
• Member of the CSUD (Council of Doctoral Studies) from University POLITEHNICA Timisoara 2012 - 2016.

Member in Editorial Board
• Frattura ed Integrita Strutturale, Section Editor and Regional Editorial Board
• Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures
• International Journal of Structural Integrity
• Proceedings of Romanian Academy. Series A : Mathematics, Physics, Technical Science, Information Science

Scientific society membership:
• ESIS (European Structural Integrity Society) Co - Chair of TC13 Education, from 2014, Vice President from 2018.
• ARTENS (Romanian Society for Experimental Stress Analysis).
• ARMR (Romanian Association for Fracture Mechanics), Vice-president from 2002 – 2004, 2006 – 2008, from 2010 – present.
• Committee “Strength of Materials. Elasticity. Plasticity” of the Romanian Academy - Branch TIMISOARA.
• eu-ra (European Research Associates).
• Marie Curie Alumni Association