Profile picture

Dan Ștefan Pârvu

Aerospace Engineer
PhD Candidate

"Politehnica" University of Bucharest (
Multimedia Lab

I'm an aerospace engieer currently working at Altran Deutschland in Hamburg, Germany. I have started my PhD studies at the "Politehnica" University of Bucharest, focusing on synthetic data generation.

I enjoy flying R/C airplanes, helis and drones. My hobbies also include 3d printing and graphics design.

parvu.dan.stefan [at]

Hamburg, Germany
Infographic CV

Center for Advanced Research on New Materials, Products and Innovative Processes, 2nd floor, room 205

University Politehnica of Bucharest
Splaiul Independenței 313, 060042 Bucharest

Public projects

  • Object detector Python - Hand tracker and hand signal classifier using Tensorflow and OpenCV
  • Switch cover Solidworks - 3d printable electrical switch cover


Training courses 2016 - 2018

  • Introduction to Python Basic
  • Data processing with Python Intermediate OOP
  • Python crash course Basic OOP


				title={Tornado loss model of Oklahoma and Kansas, United States, based on the historical tornado data and Monte Carlo simulation},
				author={Refan, Maryam and Romanic, Djordje and Parvu, Dan and Michel, Gero},
				journal={International journal of disaster risk reduction},
				month = {January},
				title={Flow field dynamics of large-scale experimentally produced downburst flows},
				author={Junayed, Chowdhury and Jubayer, Chowdhury and Parvu, Dan and Romanic, Djordje and Hangan, Horia},
				journal={Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics},
				month = {May},
				title={Wind and tornado climatologies and wind resource modelling for a modern development situated in “Tornado Alley”},
				author={Romanic, Djordje and Parvu, Dan and Refan, Maryam and Hangan, Horia},
				journal={Renewable energy},
				month = {January},
				title={For wind turbines in complex terrain, the devil is in the detail},
				author={Lange, Julia and Mann, Jakob and Berg, Jacob and Parvu, Dan and Kilpatrick, Ryan and Costache, Adrian and Chowdhury, Jubayer and Siddiqui, Kamran and Hangan, Horia},
				journal={Environmental Research Letters},
				publisher={IOP Publishing}
				title={Fluctuating Wind Generator: Theoretical Concept and Model},
				author={Romanic, Djordje and Parvu, Dan and Hangan, Horia},
				booktitle={1000 Islands Fluid Mechanics Meeting},
				month = {April},
				title={Investigation of Mean and Turbulent Flow Behaviour Over an Escarpment},
				author={Kilpatrick, R and Siddiqui, K and Hangan, H and Parvu, D},
				booktitle={Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting},
				month = {July},
				organization={American Society of Mechanical Engineers}
				title={Novel techniques in wind engineering},
				author={Hangan, Horia and Refan, Maryam and Jubayer, Chowdhury and Romanic, Djordje and Parvu, Dan and LoTufo, Julien and Costache, Adrian},
				journal={Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics},
				month = {December},
				title={Influence of background winds and storm motion on downburst outflow},
				author={Romanic, Djordje and Parvu, Dan and Hangan, Horia},
				booktitle={7th European and African conference on wind engineering (EACWE 2017), Li{\`e}ge, Belgium},
				month = {July},
				title={Big data from big experiments. The WindEEE dome},
				author={Hangan, Horia and Refan, Maryam and Jubayer, Chowdhury and Parvu, Dan and Kilpatrick, Ryan},
				booktitle={Whither Turbulence and Big Data in the 21st Century?},
				title={New methodology for determining downburst touchdown location},
				author={Romanic, Djordje and Parvu, Dan and Hangan, Horia and Solari, Giovanni and Burlando, Massimiliano},
				month = {September},
				title={Downburst reconstruction using physical simulation and analytical model with application to urban environments},
				author={Romanic, Djordje and Parvu, Dan and Hangan, Horia},
				booktitle={Proc., 1st Int. Conf. on Urban Physics},
				title={Shear Layer Effects of Cliff Edge: PEIWEE’15 “WindScanner” Campaign},
				author={Parvu, D and Costache, A and LoTufo, J and Hangan, H},
				booktitle={2nd International Conference on Future Technologies in Wind Energy, London, Ontario, Canada},
				month = {October-November},
				title={Large Scale Flow Imaging in the Windeee Dome with Application to Downburst Flows},
				author={Parvu, D and Hangan, H},
				booktitle={14th International Conference on Wind Engineering, Porto Alegre, Brazil},
				month = {June},
				title={Large Scale Downburst Particle Streak Velocimetry in the Windeee Dome},
				author={Parvu, D and Hangan, H},
				booktitle={25th CANCAM International Conference, London, ON, Canada},
				month = {May-June},
				title={Experimental Large Scale Downburst Flow Field in WindEEE Dome},
				author={Parvu, D and Hangan, H},
				booktitle={1000 Island Fluid Mechanics Meeting, Gananoque, ON, Canada},
				month = {May},
				author = {Parvu, Dan},
				title = {Experimental Modeling of Wind Farm Topography and Canopy},
				school = {University of Western Ontario},
				year = {2013},
				type = {Master's thesis},
				author = {Parvu, D and Parvu, P},
				title = {Direction Cosine Matrix Method. 
				Inertial Control and Command System for Scale Model Airplanes},
				booktitle = {"Aerospatial 2010" International Conference},

				author = {Parvu, D},
				title = {ESEO Structure Analysis Report},
				institution = {UPB-FIA},
				year = {2010},
				month = {July},

				author = {Parvu, D},
				title = {ACC'09 Report},
				institution = {UPB-FIA},
				year = {2009},
				month = {June},


Education and Work Experience

  • PhD Candidate

    Multimedia Lab, UPB-ETTI

    2020 - present

    Researching synthetic data generation in the context of aircraft loads

  • Python trainer


    2016, 2018

    Prepared and held courses and workshops internally (Altran) and externally (Airbus)

  • Aerospace Engineer Advanced Consultant

    Altran Deutschland

    May 2017 - 2020

    Worked on projects for Airbus DS and Commercial

    Started Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning Projects

    Python focal point

  • Aerospace Engineer Consultant

    Altran Deutschland

    May 2016 - 2017

    Worked on projects for Airbus Commercial.

    Aircraft low speed performance estimation.

    Tool automation specialist and general tool development

  • Wind Engieering Researcher

    Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

    Summer 2015

    Project focused on light detection and ranging (LiDAR) applied in the field of wind energy

    Developed control and analysis software for prototype DTU scanning wind LiDAR

  • MESc Civil and Environmental Engineering

    University Western Ontario

    May 2011 - Jan 2014

    Focus on aerodynamics of wind farms and forest canopy

  • Teaching assistant

    University of Western Ontario

    May 2011 - May 2016

    Prepared and held seminars for multiple undergraduate courses

    Proctored and graded exams and assignments

  • Research assistant

    WindEEE Research Institute

    May 2011 - May 2016

    Experimental modelling in the world's first 3d wind chamber

    Focus on non-intrusive measurement methods

  • BSc Aerospace Engineering


    2006 - 2010

    Performed the static and dynamic analysis of the ESEO student satellite

    10/10 Final Degree Project

  • Internship

    Carlo Gavazzi Space

    Summer 2009

    Structural analysis of the ESEO satellite