University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB)

University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB) stands for an integrated part of the international academic community, being member of over 20 organizations, such as EUA, EUA-CDE, CAESAR. UPB coordinates a large structure that includes:

•15 faculties: Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering, Automatic Control and Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics, Engineering and Management of Technological Systems, Biotechnical Systems Engineering, Transports, Aerospace Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Engineering in Foreign Languages, Applied Sciences, Medical Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Business Engineering and Management
• “Politehnica” Research Institute
• Department of Human resources
• Erasmus office
• Center of Connection with Socio-Economic Environment
• UNESCO Department.

UPB provides through its 15 faculties: (I) bachelor’s degree studies – organized in 88 study programmes in 17 scientific fields; (II) master’s degree studies – organized in 190 study programmes in 19 scientific fields; (III) doctoral studies – organized in 14 doctoral schools. Teaching language is Romanian, but there are study programmes in English, French and German, mainly in the Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages.

At national level, the University Politehnica of Bucharest is classified in the category of advanced research and education universities, the first category (A) in all hierarchical fields according to Minister of Education, Research, Youth and Sport`s Order 5264/2OIL.

Presently, around 29,900 students are enrolled in UPB. About 3% of the students are international students (coming from 82 countries).

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Project members

Dorinela Costescu

Assoc. Prof., PhD. Eng.; Head of Transport, traffic and logistics Department She has over 20 years of academic and research experience in Transport Engineering domain. Her teaching has covered Geographic Information Systems for Transportation (GIS-T), Transport Systems, Transport Geography, Public Transport, Management of Transport Projects. As a researcher she has worked on studies concerning intermodal transport, city logistics, and transport terminals. In the period 2012 – 2016 she coordinated a research team for studies regarding road safety in urban environment and traffic risk estimate. Since 2017 her main interests have focused on sustainable technologies for urban transportation. Since 2017, as Head of Transport, traffic and logistics Department, she has coordinated the academic activities for one bachelor and three master programmes in Transport engineering field.