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Ștefan Țălu

  • Assoc. Prof. PhD. Eng.
  • Assoc. Prof. PhD. Eng.
  • The Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
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Assoc. Prof. Ştefan Ţălu Ph.D. Eng. is currently at The Directorate of Research, Development and Innovation Management (DMCDI), Constantin Daicoviciu Street, no. 15, Cluj-Napoca, 400020, Cluj county, Romania. Fixed line phone: 004 0264 401 200. Mobile phone: 004 0744263660 Fax: 004 0264 592 055 E-mail: He also is currently teaching Descriptive Geometry and Engineering Graphics within the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of AET, at The Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. E-mails:,

Editorial board member of: 1) Aperito Journal of Ophthalmology, USA, 2) Austin Ophthalmology, New Jersey, USA. 3) Advances in Environmental Sciences - International Journal of the Bioflux Society (Short title: AES Bioflux), Online ISSN 2065-7647, Printed ISSN 2066-7620. 4) International Journal of Ophthalmic Research, Hong Kong, China. ISSN: 2409-5680. 5) Journal of Civil and Architectural Engineering, USA. 6) Current Updates in Ophthalmology, India. 7) EC Ophthalmology, UK.

Editorial advisory board member of: 1) Advanced Ceramics Progress (ACERP), Print ISSN: 2423-7477, Online ISSN: 2423-7485.

Scientific reviewer of international journals: 1) Advances in Agriculture & Botanics - International Journal of the Bioflux Society (Short title: AAB Bioflux), ISSN 2067-6352 (online). 2) Aquaculture, Aquarium, Conservation & Legislation - International Journal of the Bioflux Society (Short title: AACL Bioflux), Online ISSN 1844-9166, Printed ISSN 1844-8143. 3) Extreme Life, Biospeology & Astrobiology - International Journal of the Bioflux Society (Short title: ELBA Bioflux), ISSN 2067-6360 (online). 4) Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, ISSN: 0378-4754. mathematics-and-computers-in-simulation/. 5) Materials Research Innovations, Print ISSN: 1432-8917, Online ISSN: 1433-075X. 6) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B - Applied Biomaterials, Online ISSN: 1552-4981. 7) Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, ISSN 1785-8860. 8) Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering (JOGCE), ISSN: 0767-0974. 9) Issues in Scientific Research, ISSN:2408-7513. 10) Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, ISSN: 0947-8396 (print version), ISSN: 1432-0630 (electronic version). 11) Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, ISSN: 0957-4522 (print version), ISSN: 1573-482X (electronic version). 12) PLOS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 13) Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Online ISSN: 1097-4628. 14) Journal of Crystal Growth, ISSN: 0022-0248. 15) International Journal of Science and Technology Education Research, ISSN: 2141-6559. 16) Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (MRJMMS), ISSN: 2354-323X. 17) The Open Civil Engineering Journal, ISSN: 1874-1495. 18) Sky Journal of Biochemistry Research, ISSN 2315-8786. 19) Materials Research Bulletin, ISSN: 0025-5408. 20) Research on Chemical Intermediates, ISSN: 0922-6168 (Print) 1568-5675 (Online). 21) International Journal of Environmental Science and Toxicology Research (IJESTR), ISSN: 2408-7262. 22) Micron, ISSN: 0968-4328. 23) Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, ISSN: 1367-0484. 24) Thin Solid Films, ISSN: 0040-6090. 25) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, ISSN: 0360-3199. 26) CrystEngComm, ISSN 1466-8033. 27) International Research Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, ISSN: 2360-8803. 28) Sensor Letters, ISSN: 1546-198X (Print): EISSN: 1546-1971 (Online). 29) Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, ISSN: 0927-7765. 30) General Physiology and Biophysics, ISSN print edition: 0231-5882, ISSN electronic edition: 1338-4325. 31) International Journal of Thermophysics, ISSN: 0195-928X (Print) 1572-9567 (Online). 32) Results in Physics, ISSN: 2211-3797, 33) International Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, ISSN: 2354-211X. 34) Micro & Nano Letters, Online ISSN 1750-0443. 35) Chemical Physics Letters, ISSN: 0009-2614. 36) Measurement, ISSN: 0263-2241. 37) IEEE Access, ISSN: 2169-3536. 38) Microvascular Research, ISSN: 0026-2862. 39) Applied Nanoscience, ISSN: 2190-5517 (electronic version). 40) Arabian Journal of Chemistry, ISSN: 1878-5352. 41) International Journal of Electronics and Communications. ISSN: 1434-8411. 42) European Journal of Remote Sensing. Online ISSN: 2279-7254. 43) Microscopy Research and Technique. Print ISSN: 1059-910X. Online ISSN: 1097-0029. 44) Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Applications (JNNA). ISSN: 2577-7920. 45) Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids. ISSN: 0022-3697. 46) Net Journal of Business Management. ISSN: 2437-1335. 47) Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. ISSN: 1687-8434 (Print) ISSN: 1687-8442 (Online). 48) The Journal of Stored Products and Postharvest Research (JSPPR). ISSN: 2141-6567. 49) International Journal of English and Literature (IJEL). ISSN: 2141-2626. 50) International Journal of Library and Information Science (IJLIS). ISSN: 2141-2537. 51) Educational Research And Reviews (ERR), ISSN: 1990-3839. 52) Materials Science-Poland, ISSN 2083-1331, e-ISSN 2083-134X. 53) Materials and Design, ISSN: 0264-1275. 54) Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management, ISSN: 2141-2391. 55) African Journal of Agricultural Research, ISSN: 1991-637X. 56) African Journal of Engineering Research, ISSN: 2354-2144. 57) Surface and Coatings Technology, ISSN: 0257-8972. 58) Surfaces and Interfaces, ISSN: 2468-0230. 59) Frontiers in Physiology, section Fractal Physiology, ISSN: 1664-042X. 60) Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects. ISSN: 2352-507X. 61) Physics Letters A. ISSN: 0375-9601. 62) Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering (JBiSE). ISSN Print: 1937-6871, ISSN Online: 1937-688X. 63) Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition. Print ISSN: 0920-5063, Online ISSN: 1568-5624. 64) Journal of Materials Processing Technology. ISSN: 0924-0136. 65) Optical Materials, ISSN: 0925-3467. 66) Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, the Polish Academy of Sciences, ISSN 1733-3490. 67) Polymer Testing, ISSN: 0142-9418. 68) Neurophotonics, ISSN: 2329-423X, E-ISSN: 2329-4248. 69) Materials Research Express, Online ISSN: 2053-1591. 70) Ocean Engineering, ISSN: 0029-8018. 71) Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322 (online). 72) Indian Journal of Physics, ISSN 0973-1458 (print) 0974-9845 (web). 73) Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, ISSN: 1226-086X. 74) Diamond and Related Materials, ISSN: 0925-9635, 75) Materials, ISSN: 1996-1944, 76) Processes, ISSN: 2227-9717, 77) Advanced Ceramics Progress, Print ISSN 2423-7477, Online ISSN 2423-7485, 78) AIP Advances, Online: ISSN 2158-3226, 79) Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Ophthalmology, 80) Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring. ISSN: 2352-8729. 81) Materials Letters, ISSN: 0167-577X. 82) Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, ISSN 2384-7301. 83) Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, ISSN 2536-2948 (online). 84) The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Print Edition ISSN: 1089-5639, Web Edition ISSN: 1520-5215. 85) Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (JAERD), ISSN: 2167-0477. 86) Nanomaterials, (ISSN 2079-4991; CODEN: NANOKO).

Member of the scientific committees of scientific events in: 1) International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing and Computational Technology (IMCT 2014), Changsha, China, April 18-20, 2014. 2) The 3rd International Conference on Energy and Power Engineering (ICEPE 2015), Nanjing, China, October 17-18, 2015. 3) The First International Conference on Applied Science and Technology (ICAST 2015), Sanya, China, December 19-21, 2015. 4) The 2nd International Conference on Mechanical Integration and Control Technology (MICT 2015), Shenzhen, China, December 22-24, 2015. 5) The International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Data Science (ICAMDS 2016), Hangzhou, China, April 26-27, 2016. 6) The 4th International Conference on Automation and Control Engineering (CACE 2016), Yichang, China, September 17-18, 2016. 7) International Conference on Economic Development and Trade Cooperation (EDTC 2016), Wuhan, China, December 17th-18th, 2016.

Ph.D. thesis title: Researches concerning the cold rolling process of external cylindrical threads. The Technical University of Cluj - Napoca, Faculty of Machine Building. The degree: Ph.D. Field: Technique. Specialization: Technology of Machine Building.

His research interests include Descriptive Geometry, Technical Drawing and Computer Aided Design (CAD), AutoLISP programming language. Research activity in: Mechanical engineering; Mechanical and tribological characterizations of macro-micro-nano structures; Topographical and morphological characterizations of three-dimensional surfaces; Computer-aided engineering and Designing industrial processes; Experimental techniques for micro/nano mechanical and micro/nano tribological characterizations; The development of new mathematical tools in the investigation of 3-D surface quality; Research in design and testing of mechanical components for different operating conditions; Theoretic and applied research in advanced materials science in engineering; Optimization methods and algorithms in engineering; Modelling and numerical simulations in engineering; Fractal and Multifractal Geometry applied in Technique, Thin films, Technology of Machine Building, Digital image processing, Medical Imaging.

Member of national and international scientific organizations:

  • The International Society of the Arts, Mathematics and Architecture (ISAMA);
  • The International Association of Engineers (IAENG), (member no: 103481);
  • The Romanian Committee for History and Science Philosophy and Technics (CRIFST) of Cluj Branch of Romanian Academy.

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  • Micro and nanoscale characterization of three dimensional surfaces. Basics and applications


Professional experience

Assoc. Prof. PhD. Eng.

The Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

January 1991 - Present

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  • Dibya Prakash Rai