Projects

1. Microfluidic platform for the detection of circulating tumor cells (CTC) concentrated by dielectrophoresis-magnetophoresis and analyzed by dielectric and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy - uCellDetect

Main objective: Development of a microfluidic platform that integrates electromanipulation technologies (DEP - dielectrophoresis) combined with magnetomanipulation (MPA - magnetophoresis) to make efficient the sorting capacity of circulating tumor cells (CTC) harvested and purified from surgically excised tumors
Project website: http://www.ucelldetect.ro/
Project members:

  • Technical Univ. Gh. Asachi, Iasi;
  • IMT Bucharest;
  • INCD Medico-Militara Cantacuzino;
  • Transilvania University of Brasov


Implementation period: 2018-2020
UNITBV Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phys. Marius VOLMER

2. Enabling REsilient urban TRAnsportation systems in smart CiTes - RETRACT


Main objective: Development of a control system for a urban power microgrid for electric vehicles based on Renewable Energy Sources
Project website: http://winetgroup.die.cl/retract/wordpress/
Project members:

  • Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Universidad de Chile;
  • Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute – Mexic;
  • Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies – Letonia;


Implementation period: 2017-2019
UNITBV Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Eng. Corneliu MARINESCU

3. GREAT - heteroGeneous integRated magnetic tEchnology using multifunctional standardized sTack (MSS)


Main objective: Modelling and simulation of spintonic oscilators with applications in telecommunications
Website project: http://www.great-research.eu/

Project members:

  • CEA Spintec;
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT);
  • Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM);
  • Universitatea Transilvania din Brasov;
  • Technische Universität Dresde (TUD);
  • Singulus Technologies AG;
  • Tower Jazz;
  • eVaderis;
  • Toplink Innovation;


Implementation period: 2015-2017
UNITBV Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phys. Ioana FIRASTRAU

4. Spintronic structures with Anisotropic MagnetoResistance MagnetoRezistenta Anizotropica (AMR) and Gigant Magneto-Resistance (GMR) for robust sensors applications


Main objective: development of new advanced contact materials and prototypes of semi-finished and finished sintered complex W-Cu parts by validated technologies and obtaining new knowledge in the field of advanced materials and manufacturing technologies thereof.
Website project: http://www.icpe-ca.ro/proiecte/proiecte-nationale/pn-2016-2020/magsens/magsens.htm

Project members:

  • National Institute for Research and Development for Electrical Engineering ICPE-CA;
  • Transilvania University of Brasov


Implementation period: 2017-2018
UNITBV Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phys. Marius VOLMER

5. Solutions to enhance the dynamic stability of microgrids with renewable energy sources


Main objective: Improvement of dynamic stability in electrical microgrids with renewable energy sources (SER)
Website project: http://old.unitbv.ro/microres/Abouttheproject.aspx
Implementation period: 2015-2017
Project manager: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ioan ȘERBAN