Department of
Automatic Control and Systems Engineering

Română (Romanian)

Future Internet Enterprise Systems (FInES)

Main research directions:

  • Virtual enterprise environments (Distributed, adaptive and interoperable virtual enterprises; Internet-based, user-centric collaboration and sharing for the networked enterprise; Innovative dynamic composition of business services; Virtual worlds and Mixed reality powered enterprises)
  • Factories of the Future (Holistic modeling and simulation of complex products and processes; Efficient and sustainable lifecycle management of products and services; New manufacturing business models and practices)
  • Collection and Distribution of Intelligence and Knowledge (Advanced collective intelligence; Ambient intelligence; Automated resource search and discovery; Semantically-enriched, context-aware and reusable business knowledge; Real-time and highly dispersed knowledge management
  • Internet of Things (IoT) (Integration of virtual and physical worlds; Distributed networked devices; Open protocols and standardization; Smart objects; Trustworthy ubiquitous network infrastructures
  • Internet of Services (Service Management and Engineering; Open, federated Service Architectures and Platforms; Cloud Computing; Advanced Software Engineering; Web Service Composition

Team kernel:

  • Professor dr. eng. Ioan Dumitrache
  • Professor dr. eng. Nicolae Constantin
  • Professor dr. eng. Mihai Caramihai
  • Associate Professor dr. eng. Monica Dragoicea
  • Lecturer dr.  eng. Ioan Stefan Sacala
  • Lecturer dr. eng. Alexandru Dumitrascu
  • Assistant  Professor dr. eng. Monica Patrascu

Group collaborators:

  • Prof.dr.eng. Simona Iuliana Caramihai
  • Prof.dr.eng. Aurelian Mihai Stanescu
  •  Lecturer Mihnea Moisescu
  •  Lecturer Calin Muntean



  • George Burlacu
  • Luiza Cojocaru
  • Georgiana Stegaru
  • Cristian Danila
  • Monika Benea
  • Mircea Anghelescu


  • Repta Dragos
  • Bogdan Anghelescu

Research projects in the last 3 years:

  • FP7 – Coordination and Support Action ICT Call 4 FP7-ICT-2009-4, “UpgradiNg ICT excellence by strengthening cooperation between research Teams in an enlarged Europe” Project Number 248583, Acronym: UNITE
  • EU FP7 Integrated Project 216256 “Enterprise Collaboration and Interoperability” Acronym: COIN,
  • PNCDI2 – Partnerships 81022/2007, “Advanced Technologies for navigation equipment designing and testing in complex environments”, Acronym: TANACO
  •  PNCDI2 – Partenerships 81011/2007, “Methods for calculation and definition of subsonic aircraft configuration during the pre-concept phase”, Acronym: CASCADNET

Most important List of publications


  1. Ioan Stefan Sacala, Mihail Dumitru Sacala, Mihnea Alexandru Moisescu,„Wave refraction based analysis” Revista Romana de Statistica, Nr.3/2011, ISSN 1018-046X.
  2. Vergil Voineagu, Mihail Dumitru Sacala, Ioan Stefan Sacala „Technical analysismethod based on wave refraction”, Journal of ECONOMIC COMPUTATION AND ECONOMIC CYBERNETICS STUDIES AND RESEARCH, No. 3/2011, pg. 5-25, category ISI, ISSN 1842 – 3264
  3. Ioan Stefan Sacala, Mihnea Alexandru Moisescu, Mihai Sacala, TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF FUTURE INTERNET ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS, Revista Romana de Statistica, Nr.2/2010, ISSN 1018-046X,
  4. Aurelian M. Stanescu, Lucian M. Ionescu, Adina Florea, C.Serbanescu,  Mihnea A. Moisescu, Ioan S. Sacala, Towards great challenge for Enterprise Science within Knowledge – based Society paradigm, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL   Volume: 3   Pages: 491-496   Published: 2008, Publisher: CCC PUBL-AGORA UNIV, PIATA TINERETULUI 8, ORADEA, JUD, BIHOR, 410526, ROMANIA, ISSN: 1841-9836
  5. Hanchevici A.B., Patrascu M., Dumitrache I. 2012 – A Hybrid PID-Fuzzy Control for Linear SISO Systems with Variant Communication Delays, Advances in Fuzzy Systems, Sp.Is. Fuzzy Functions, Relations, and Fuzzy Transforms
  6. Buiu C., Arsene O., Cipu C., Patrascu M. – A software tool for modeling and simulation of numerical P systems, BioSystems, vol. 13, pp. 442-447, 2011.

Books/chapters in books:

  1. Calin Munteanu, Simona Iuliana Caramihai, Mihnea Moisescu, Ioan Stefan Sacala “Sisteme Dinamice cu Evenimente Discrete”, Editura Printech, ISBN 978-606-521-199-5.
  2. “The Coin Book: Enterprise Collaboration and Interoperability” Ioan-Stefan Sacala, Mihnea Moisescu, Aurelian Stanescu et al, 2011, ISBN 3-86130-713-8, Patrick Sitek, Sergio Gusmeroli, Marco Conte, Kim Jansson, Iris Karvonen Editors
  1. Aurelian Mihai Stanescu, Lucian Ionescu, Vasile Georgescu, Mihnea Moisescu, Ioan Sacala “Towards Digital Business EcoSystem Analysis” Handbook on Business Information Systems, MIT Press, 2009, ISBN10:  9812836055.


  1. Stegaru Georgiana, Stănescu Aurelian Mihai, Sacală Ioan and Moisescu Mihnea„Dynamic Interoperability Model for Web Service Choreographies” 6th International Conference on Interoperability for Enterprise Systems and Applications, Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences, 2012, Volume 5, Part 2, 81-91, Springer Verlaag Journal, ISBN:978-1-4471-2819-9_8
  2. Aurelian Mihai Stanescut, Mihnea Alexandru Moisescu, Ioan Stefan Sacala „Integrating e-IMS Platform via Interoperability within Collaborative Enterprises”1st International Workshop on Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi Agent Manufacturing Control, Studies in Computational Intelligence, 2012, Volume 402, Service Orientation in Holonic and Multi-Agent Manufacturing Control, Pages 129-142, Springer Verlaag Journal, ISBN: 978-3-642-27449-7_10
  3. Mihnea Alexandru MOISESCU, Ioan Ştefan SACALĂ, Aurelian Mihai STĂNESCU, TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNET OF THINGS ORIENTED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS” UPB Scientific Bulletin, Series C, Vol. 72, Iss. 4, 2010,  ISSN 1454-234x
  4. 2.Aurelian Mihai Stanescu, Mihnea Alexandru Moisescu and Ioan Stefan Sacala, Towards the Development of Internet of Things Oriented Robot to Object Interaction Framework, in Olaru A, Ciupitu L, Olaru S Eds,  5th  International Conference “Optimization of the Robots and Manipulators” OPTIROB 2010- Calimanesti, 28-30 May 2010, ISBN 978-981-08-5840-7, Research Publishing, Bucharest, pp 251-255,
  5. I.Dumitrache, A.M.Stanescu, S.I.Caramihai, M.Voinescu, M.A.Moisescu, I.S.Sacala, KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT BASED SUPPLY CHAIN IN LEARNING ORGANIZATION, Incom 2009, Proceedings of the 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing(INCOM09), Moscow, Russia, June 3-5, N. Bakhtadze, A. Dolgui (Eds.), Elsevier Science, 2009, (ISSN 1474-6670).
  6. Aurelian Mihai Stanescu, Mihnea Alexandru Moisescu, Ioan Stefan Sacala, Natalia, ” Costeschi Human Centered Collaborative Robotic System Conceptual Design”,in Olaru A, Ciupitu L, Olaru S Eds,  4nd  International Conference “Optimization of the Robots and Manipulators” OPTIROB 2009- Constanta, 28-31 May 2009, ISSN 2066 – 2854, Bren Publishing House, Bucharest, pp 275-280
  7. A.M.Stanescu, M.A.Moisescu, I.S.Sacala; A Nita, FROM INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS TOWARDS INTELLIGENT ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, 4th International IEEE Conference Intelligent Systems, Date: SEP 06-08, 2008 Varna BULGARIA  Source: 2008 4TH INTERNATIONAL IEEE CONFERENCE INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, VOLS 1 AND 2   Pages: 306-310   Published: 2008, Publisher: IEEE, 345 E 47TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10017 USA, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1739-1
  8. Aurelian Mihai Stanescu,  Mihnea Alexandru Moisescu, Ioan Stefan Sacala; COMPLEXITY ISSUES REGARDING INTELLIGENT ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, International Conference on Complexity and Intelligence of the Artificial and Natural Complex Systems – Medical Applications of the Compex Systems Biomedical Computing, Date: NOV 08-10, 2008 Petu Maior Univ Tg Mures ROMANIA  Source: COMPLEXITY IN ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL SYSTEMS, PROCEEDINGS   Pages: 31-36   Published: 2008, Publisher: EDITURA UNIVERSITATII PETRU MAIOR TARGU-MURES, STR N LORGA NR 1, TG MURES, 540088, ROMANIA, ISBN: 978-973-7794-76-5
  9. 1. M. Dragoicea, L. Bucur, W.T. Tsai, H. Sarjoughian. “On HLA-based Service Oriented Simulation: an Integrative Approach”. Accepted to be presented in MSGC2012 –  Workshop on Modeling and Simulation on Grid and Cloud Computing, at the 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing, May 13-16, Ottawa, Canada, 2012
  10. 2. M. Dragoicea, Th. Borangiu, “A Service Science Knowledge Environment in the Cloud”, to be presented at 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing – Information Control for Smarter Manufacturing, May 23-25, 2012, Bucharest, Romania
  11. Patrascu M., Hanchevici A.B., Dumitrache I. – Tuning of PID Controllers for Non-Linear MIMO Systems Using Genetic Algorithms, 18th IFAC World Congress 2011, Milan, Italy.


  1. 1. M. Dragoicea, “Services Computing: A  New Research Area for Modern Service Science”, IBM Academic Days for Universities, March 17-18, 2011, Timisoara, Romania
  2. 2. M. Dragoicea, “A Service Science Knowledge Environment in the Cloud”, IBM Academic Days for Universities, March15-16, 2012, Brasov, Romania