Research Lead Student Projects on Multi-Disciplinary Optomechatronics with Applications in Biomedical Imaging

  • V.-F. DumaEmail author
  • M. L. Negrutiu
  • C. Sinescu
  • I. Voiculescu
  • E. Miutescu
  • A. Burlea
  • M. Vlascici
  • Adrian Gh. Podoleanu
Conference paper
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 19)


The education side of an optomechatronics consortium of academic and industrial partners is presented. The consortium covers a variety of disciplines including mechanical design, theory of mechanisms, mechatronics, as well as optical engineering with applications in specific biomedical fields, such as dentistry and gastroenterology. The five teams involved in the project compound senior and young researchers, including graduate and undergraduate students). The contribution of each partner is presented, with examples of specific methodology in conducting student projects on subjects inspired by research.


Higher education Students Research mechanisms Mechatronics Optomechatronics. 



This work was supported by a grant of the Romanian Authority for Scientific Research, CNDI project PN-II-PT-PCCA-2011-3.2-1682. A. Podoleanu acknowledges the ERC 7th Framework Programme, Advanced Grant ‘COGATIMABIO’ 249889 and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V.-F. Duma
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. L. Negrutiu
    • 2
  • C. Sinescu
    • 2
  • I. Voiculescu
    • 3
  • E. Miutescu
    • 4
  • A. Burlea
    • 4
  • M. Vlascici
    • 5
  • Adrian Gh. Podoleanu
    • 6
  1. 1.Aurel Vlaicu University of AradAradRomania
  2. 2.Victor Babes Medicine and Pharmacy University of TimisoaraTimisoaraRomania
  3. 3.City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Arad County Emergency University HospitalAradRomania
  5. 5.S.C. Inteliform S.R.L.TimisoaraRomania
  6. 6.University of Kent at CanterburyCanterburyUK

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