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Gabriel Preda

Endava, Bucharest, Romania

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Born: 1967

Interests: Computational Electromagnetics, NDT, Image processing, Medical imaging

* 1993-1999-Dr. Eng. in Electrical Engineering (with a thesis in Computational Electromagnetics), Politehnica University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
* 1993-1994-Specialization in Computer Science, ENSIMAG, INPG, Grenoble, France
* 1987-1992-B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Politehnical Institute of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

* 2013-present, Project Manager with Endava, Romania.

* 2005-2015, Lecturer with Politehnica University of Bucharest, Electrical Engineering Faculty. R&D in Computational Electromagnetics, NDT.
*2010-2013, Team leader, then Group Manager with Telmap, Romania. Core client R&D, development for Telmap LBS mobile solutions (on different platforms, including iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, J2ME).
2010-2012, Partner at Kisano Medical Systems, Medical information systems, medical imaging, teleradiology, teleconsultation solutions.
2005-2012, General manager and partner with Advantec Solutions, Romania. Applied research and software development in electromagnetics, medical imaging and medical information systems.
*2005-2010, Team leader with IXI Mobile, Romania. Client side development for the Ogo suite of native applications (C/C++) and J2ME applications.
* 2001-2005 SSIL Inc., Tokyo, Japan. Senior researcher in Kameari's R&D team for electromagnetic analysis software development. Involved in pre-and post processing design and implementation, software optimization. Design, implementation of software for image analysis with application to ceramic particle characterization, satellite positioning, fringe patterns analysis in interferometry image.
* 1999-2001 Tokyo University, NERL, (post-doc position) prof. Miya group.Research and development in Nondestructive testing and evaluation; specialization in inverse methods for ENDT; development of nonlinear transient FEM-BEM code.
* 1992-1998 Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania. Prof. Hantila group. Teaching assistant and doctoral student with the Electrical Engineering Faculty. Development of a Nonlinear integral-FEM software(including motion) for eddy current analysis in moving bodies.

English (fluent), French (fluent), Japanese (intermediate)

ResearcherID: F-7841-2010

Selected publications:
• Vasilescu, G., Maricaru, M., Hantila, F. I., Preda, G. . Eddy Current Levitation in Ferromagnetic Structures. Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on, 51(3), pp. 1-4, 2015.
• Preda, G., Hantila, F. I. . Nonlinear Integral Formulation and Neural Network-Based Solution for Reconstruction of Deep Defects With Pulse Eddy Currents. Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on, 50 (2), pp. 113-116, 2014.
• Preda G., Rebican M., Hantila F. I. . Pulse eddy currents using an integral-FEM formulation for cracks detection . International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, 33 (3-4), pp. 1225-1229, 2010.
• Preda, G., Rebican, M., Hantila, F. I. . Integral Formulation and Genetic Algorithms for Defects Geometry Reconstruction Using Pulse Eddy Currents. Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on, 46 (8), pp. 3433-3436, 2010.
• Preda, G., Hantila, F. I. . Integral-FEM Eddy Current Solver for Non-Destructive Testing. Rev. Roum. Sci. Techn. - Electrotechn. et Energ. , 53 (3), pp. 279-284, 2008.
• Zhenmao Chen, Gabriel Preda, Ovidiu Mihalache, and Kenzo Miya. Reconstruction of Crack Shapes From the MFLT Signals by Using a Rapid Forward Solver and an Optimization Approach. IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, 38, pp. 1025-1028, 2002.
• B. Cranganu-Cret u, F. I. Ha nt ila , G. Preda, Z. Chen, K. Miya. Direct computation of static difference magnetic field in nonlinear magnetic materials and application to shape reconstruction of damaged areas in aging materials. IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, 38 No. 2, pp. 1073-1076, 2002.
• Preda, G.; Cranganu-Cretu, B.; Hantila, F. I.; Mihalache, O.; Zhenmao Chen; Miya, K. . Nonlinear FEM-BEM formulation and model-free inversion procedure for reconstruction of cracks using pulse eddy currents. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 38, pp. 1241-1244, 2002.
• Takaya, S., Preda, G., Demachi, K., Uchimoto, T. and Miya, K. . Reconstruction of Magnetization from Magnetic Flux Leakage for Evaluation of Material Degradation. In J. Pavo et. Al. (ed.), Electromagnetic Nondestructive Evaluation (V), pp. 291-298. IOS Press, 2001.
• Florea I. Hantila, Gabriel Preda, and Mihai Vasiliu. Polarization Method for Static Fields. IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, 36, pp. 672-675, 2000.
• Preda, G., Popa, R. C., Demachi, K., Miya, K., . Neural network for inverse mapping in eddy current testing. In IJCNN' 99, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 6, pp. 4033-4036. 1999.
• Ionita, V., Preda, G. . Evaluation of magnetic material losses produced by hysteresis and eddy currents. Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on, 34 (5), pp. 2633-2635, 1998.
• Albanese, R.; Hantila, F. I.; Preda, G.; Rubinacci, G.; . A nonlinear eddy-current integral formulation for moving bodies. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 34, pp. 2529-2534, 1998.


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