Dr. Catalin Popescu is Professor of Management at Petroleum-Gas University from Ploiesti, Romania. His research and consulting interest include general management, engineering management, project management, quantitative methods for business and management, human resource management, operations management, energy and environmental management, feasibility studies and petroleum economics. He received in 1991 a degree in Engineering, a degree in Management (2000) and a PhD (2001) in Automated Systems concern Modelling and simulation of production systems, from the University of Oil and Gas from Ploiesti, Romania. He became, in 2016, PhD Advisor for Engineering and Management domain with a habilitation thesis entitled: Researches and contributions to the development of managerial tools for the sustainable management of conventional and non-conventional resources of energy and for the innovation in education and research. Dr. Popescu has published over 220 articles and conference papers, 9 books, 5 books chapters and he was involved in more than 34 scientific research grants and international projects. His international experience includes participations and presentations with scientific papers in more than 27 countries and membership in more than 30 scientific committees of some prestigious international conferences or symposiums.