Ionut Dragos Moldovan

Assistant Professor

Domain of activity:

  • Computational mechanics;
  • Geomechanics;
  • Numerical methods;
  • Hybrid finite element formulations.

Present research topics:

  • Hybrid-Trefftz finite elements for acoustic, heat transfer and structural transient problems;
  • Hybrid finite elements for non-linear problems;
  • Automatic p-adaptive algorithms;
  • Dual Reciprocity Method for non-homogeneous boundary value problems;
  • Wave propagation in geomaterials;
  • Coupled numerical-experimental techniques for dynamic characterization of geomaterials.

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Title Authors Year Volume DOI Journal Impact factor Clar.Analytics CERIS Members
Transfer Learning to Enhance the Damage Detection Performance in Bridges When Using Numerical Models Figueiredo, E.; Omori Yano, M.; Da Silva, S.; Moldovan, I.; Adrian Bud, M. 2023 V. 28, n.º 1 (art. 4022134) 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001979 Journal of Bridge Engineering Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
A Roadmap for an Integrated Assessment Approach to the Adaptation of Concrete Bridges to Climate Change Figueiredo, E.; Santos, L.O.; Moldovan, I.; Kraniotis, D.; Melo, J.; Dias, L.; Coelho, G.B.A. 2023 V. 28, n.º 6 (art. 3123002) 10.1061/JBENF2.BEENG-5735 Journal of Bridge Engineering Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
Transfer Learning for Structural Health Monitoring in Bridges That Underwent Retrofitting Omori Yano, M.; Figueiredo, E.; da Silva, S.; Cury, A.; Moldovan, I. 2023 V. 13, n.º 9 (art. 2323) 10.3390/buildings13092323 Buildings 3.8 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
Reliability of probabilistic numerical data for training machine learning algorithms to detect damage in bridges Bud, M.A.; Moldovan, I.; Radu, L.; Nedelcu, M.; Figueiredo, E. 2022 V. 29, n.º 7 (art. e2950) 10.1002/stc.2950 Structural Control & Health Monitoring 6.058 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
Hybrid-Trefftz displacement elements for three-dimensional elastodynamics Climent, N.; Moldovan, I.D.; Bendea, E.D. 2022 V. 70, n.º 6(1083-1105 10.1007/s00466-022-02224-4 Computational Mechanics 4.391 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Natàlia Climent Pera , Elena Daniela Bendea
Three-dimensional hybrid-Trefftz displacement elements for poroelastodynamic problems in saturated media Climent, N.; Moldovan, I.D.; Freitas, J.A. 2022 V. 123, n.º 12(2919-2958 10.1002/nme.6965 International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 3.021 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Natàlia Climent Pera
Damage Detection Approach for Bridges under Temperature Effects using Gaussian Process Regression Trained with Hybrid Data Da Silva, S.; Figueiredo, E.; Moldovan, I. 2022 V. 27, n.º 11 (art. 4022107) 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001949 Journal of Bridge Engineering 3.385 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
Smartphone Application for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges Figueiredo, E.; Moldovan, I.; Alves, P.; Rebelo, H.; Souza, L. 2022 V. 22, n.º 21 (art. 8483) 10.3390/s22218483 Sensors 3.847 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
A local frequency-dependent absorbing boundary condition for unsaturated porous media based on the theory of mixtures with interfaces Moldovan, I.D. 2022 V. 155 (art. 107187) 10.1016/j.soildyn.2022.107187 Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 4.250 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Direct boundary method toolbox for some elliptic problems in FreeHyTE framework Borkowski, M.; Moldovan, I.D. 2021 V. 125 (208-217) 10.1016/j.enganabound.2021.01.013 Engineering Analysis With Boundary Elements 2.964 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
A hybrid-Trefftz finite element platform for solid and porous elastodynamics Moldovan, I.D.; Climent, N.; Bendea, E.D.; Cismasiu, I.; Gomes Correia, A. 2021 V. 124 (155-173) 10.1016/j.enganabound.2020.12.014 Engineering Analysis With Boundary Elements 2.964 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Natàlia Climent Pera , Ildi Cismasiu
Optimisation of receiver's location in bender element experiments using computational wave filtration Moldovan, I.D.; Correia, A.G. 2021 V. 143 (art. 106591) 10.1016/j.soildyn.2021.106591 Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 4.250 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
On rank-deficiency in direct Trefftz method for 2D Laplace problems Borkowski, M.; Moldovan, I.D. 2019 V. 106, 102-115, September. 10.1016/j.enganabound.2019.05.003 Engineering Analysis With Boundary Elements 2,243 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Finite element–based machine-learning approach to detect damage in bridges under operational and environmental variations Figueiredo, E.; Moldovan, I.; Santos, A.; Campos, P.; Costa, J.C.W.A. 2019 V. 24, n.º 7, -, July. 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001432 Journal of Bridge Engineering 1,84 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Hybrid-Trefftz finite elements for non-homogeneous parabolic problems using a novel dual reciprocity variant Moldovan, I.; Coutinho, A.; Cismaşiu, I. 2019 V. 106, 228-242, September. 10.1016/j.enganabound.2019.05.012 Engineering Analysis With Boundary Elements 2,243 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
FreeHyTE: a hybrid-Trefftz finite element platform Moldovan, I.D.; Cismaşiu, I. 2018 V. 121, 98-119, July 10.1016/j.advengsoft.2018.03.014 Advances in Engineering Software 4,194 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Title Authors Year In proc. of [Conference identification, place, date] DOI Type CERIS Members
Utilização de modelos numéricos para a otimização dos ensaios dinâmicos com transdutores piezoelétricos Moldovan ID, Gomes Correia A 2023 18º Congresso Nacional de Geotecnia (18CNG), Maio 2023, Évora, Portugal, ISBN: 978-989-54038-9-9. National Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Hybrid Training of Supervised Machine Learning Algorithms for Damage Identification in Bridges. Bud, M.A.; Moldovan, I.D.; Nedelcu, M.; Figueiredo, E. 2023 Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering. Proceedings of the 10th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, (Palermo, Italy, ) 10.1007/978-3-031-07322-9_49 International Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
Does Climate Change Impact Long-Term Damage Detection in Bridges? Figueiredo, E.; Peres, N.; Moldovan, I.; Nasr, A. 2023 Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering. 10.1007/978-3-031-39117-0_44 International Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Nuno Rafael da Silva Peres, Elói João Faria Figueiredo
A Toolbox for the Automatic Interpretation of Bender Element Tests in Geomechanics Moldovan, I.D.; Almukashfi, A.; Gomes Correia, A. 2023 Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 10.1007/978-3-031-20241-4_10 International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Coupled experimental and numerical approaches in bender element testing of geomaterials. Moldovan, ID; Gomes Correia A, Climent N, Almukashfi A, Roshan MJ, Arroyo M 2023 10th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (London, UK, 2023). International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
A modified Rowe cell for echo dynamic testing of soils and interfaces Almukashfi A, Castellanza RP, Gomes Correia A, Arroyo M, Moldovan ID 2022 Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Testing and Experimentation in Civil Engineering (Lisbon, Portugal) https://sites.google.com/fct.unl.pt/teste2022en International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
FreeHyTE - a hybrid-Trefftz finite element platform for solid and porous elastodynamic Bendea ED, Moldovan ID, Climent N, Cismasiu I, Gomes Correia A 2022 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Wave Mechanics and Vibrations (Lisbon, Portugal, ) https://zdim29.wixsite.com/wmvc2022 International Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Ildi Cismasiu, Elena Daniela Bendea
Aplicação de telemóvel para monitorização da integridade de pontes Figueiredo EJF, Moldovan ID, Alves P, Souza L, Lopes R, Rebelo H, Silva L 2022 Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Testing and Experimentation in Civil Engineering (Lisbon, Portugal, ) https://sites.google.com/fct.unl.pt/teste2022en International Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Hugo Miguel Bento Rebelo
A toolbox for the automatic interpretation of bender element tests in geomechanics Moldovan ID, Almukashfi A, Gomes Correia A 2022 Proceedings of the ISIC International Conference Trends on Construction in the Post-Digital Era” (Guimarães, Portugal) https://icisic2022.com/ International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
A digitalização de estruturas e processos nas infraestruturas de transporte Moldovan ID, Neves J, Parente M, Gomes Correia A 2022 10º Congresso Rodoferroviário Português, 5-7 de julho de 2022, Lisboa National Ionut Dragos Moldovan, José Manuel Coelho das Neves
FreeHyTE: a hybrid-Trefftz finite element platform for poroelastodynamic problems Climent, N.; Moldovan, I.D.; Gomes Correia, A. 2021 4th International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77230-7 International Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Natàlia Climent Pera
Optimisation of receiver's location in bender element tests using advanced computational techniques Gomes Correia A, Moldovan ID 2021 Invited lecture, Workshop on Transportation Geotechnics GDRI-CSU (Changsa, Hunan, China, 2021) https://www.dropbox.com/s/prez9xxct2y5hve/Workshop%20on%20Transportation%20Geotechnics%28CSU%29.pdf?dl=0 International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Acoplamento de técnicas numéricas e experimentais na caraterização das propriedades dinâmicas de geomateriais Moldovan ID, Gomes Correia A 2021 17º Congresso Nacional de Geotecnia, 2021 (Lisboa, Portugal, in portuguese) National Ionut Dragos Moldovan
GeoHyTE: a toolbox for the automatic interpretation of bender element experiments Moldovan ID, Gomes Correia A, Almukashfi A 2021 Transportation Research Congress 2021, (Hangzhou, China, 2021) https://www.trc-c.org/ International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Automatic interpretation of G0 measurements using bender elements Moldovan ID, Gomes Correia A 2020 Information Technology in GeoEngineering, Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, 2020, pp. 70–83 https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-32029-4_6 International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
On the reliability of finite element models for training machine learning algorithms for damage detection in bridges Bud, M.A.; Nedelcu, M.; Radu, L.; Moldovan, I.D.; Figueiredo, E.J.F. 2019 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, the USA, 2019. International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Hybrid-Trefftz finite elements for transient parabolic problems Coutinho, A.; Moldovan, I.D.; Cismasiu, I. 2019 The Joint International Conference on Trefftz Method IX and Method of Fundamental Solutions V, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019. International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
A unified hybrid-Trefftz formulation and its applications Moldovan, I.D.; Cismasiu, I.; Freitas, J.A.T. 2019 The Joint International Conference on Trefftz Method IX and Method of Fundamental Solutions V, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019 International João António Teixeira de Freitas, Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Coupling experimental and numerical techniques for improving the reliability of bender element experiments Moldovan, I.D.; Gomes Correia, A. 2019 17th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2019. International Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Análise dinâmica da ponte sobre o rio Itacaiúnas Souza LSH, Lopes RAC, Figueiredo EJF, Moldovan ID, Prazeres PGC, Costa JCWA, Souza JAM, Rabelo JJ, Sousa RFM 2018 60º Congresso Brasileiro do Concreto, 2018 (Foz do Iguaçú, Brasil) National Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Ensaios dinâmicos e modelação da ponte sobre o Rio Itacaiúnas Souza, L.; Lopes, R.AC.; Figueiredo, E.J.; Moldovan, I.D.; Souza, J.A.M.; Rabelo, J.J., Sousa RFM, Prazeres PGC, Costa JC 2018 Proceedings of Betão Estrutural - BE2018, (Lisbon, Portugal, 2018) National Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Student Name Supervisor External Supervisor Co-Supervisors External Co-Supervisor #1 External Co-Supervisor #2 Title PhD Programme Universities Granting Title Funding Institution Scholarship Total PhD Funding PhD Funding for CERIS Begining Date End Date Year
PDF António Gomes Correia Ionut Dragos Moldovan Miguel Azenha Coupled experimental and numerical approaches for the optimisation and interpretation of bender element experiments in soils. Civil Engineering UMinho – University of Minho (Portugal) FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia FCT research project CEN-DynaGeo (PTDC/EAM-GTC/29923/2017) 43840 ongoing
PDF Elói João Faria Figueiredo Ionut Dragos Moldovan João Weyl da Costa Integration of structural health monitoring into bridge monitoring system in Brazil. Electrical Engineering UFPA – Federal University of Pará (Brazil) Departamento Nacional de Infraestrutura de Transportes (Brazil) 42736 ongoing
PDF Mihai Nedelcu Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Elói João Faria Figueiredo Integration of model- and data-based approaches for reliable structural health monitoring of bridges. Civil Engineering Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania) Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania) 43475 ongoing
Name Reference Type PI Names CERIS Coordinator Research Group Other CERIS Members Leading Institution Other Institutions Funding Institutions Total Funding Funding for Ceris Beginning Date End Date State Website
PDF INTENT – Intelligent health monitoring of road infrastructures using bender elements embedded in pavements 2022.06879.PTDC National Ionut Dragos Moldovan José Manuel Coelho das Neves, Vítor Filipe Silva Antunes, Elói João Faria Figueiredo ULusófona – Universidade Lusófona (Portugal) FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia 249865,58 22791 2023/03/12 2026/03/11 https://intent.ulusofona.pt/
PDF CEN-DynaGeo – Coupled Experimental and Numerical Approaches Toward Reliable Dynamic Characterization of Multi-phase Geomaterials PTDC/EAM-GTC/29923/2017 National Ionut Dragos Moldovan João António Teixeira de Freitas IST-ID – Associação do Instituto Superior Técnico para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento (Portugal) FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia 233723,75 142323,06 2018/10/01 2022/03/31 https://sites.google.com/view/cen-dynageo
Title Editors (all, including CERIS members) Year Book Series Publisher Edition DOI ISBN/ISSN CERIS Members
Condition Assessment of Bridges: Past, Present and Future Figueiredo, E.J.F.; Moldovan, I.D.; Marques, M.J.M.B. 2013 Católica Editora 978-972-54-0401-0 Ionut Dragos Moldovan
Title of Chapter Title of Book Authors (all, including CERIS members) Editors (all, including CERIS members) Year Book Series Publisher Edition DOI ISBN/ISSN CERIS Members
Hybrid-Trefftz finite elements for non-homogeneous parabolic problems Trefftz and Fundamental Solution-Based Finite Element Methods Moldovan, I.D.; Coutinho, A.; Cismasiu, I. Qin, Q.-H. 2021 Bentham Science Publishers 10.2174/9789814998543121010004 978-981-4998-54-3 Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Ildi Cismasiu
Unified Hybrid-Trefftz Finite Element Formulation for Dynamic Problems Advances in Trefftz Methods and Their Applications Moldovan, I.D.; Cismaşiu, I.; Teixeira de Freitas, J.A. Alves, C.; Karageorghis, A.; Leitão, V.; Valtchev, S. 2020 SEMA SIMAI Springer Series Springer Cham 10.1007/978-3-030-52804-1_9 978-3-030-52803-4 João António Teixeira de Freitas, Ionut Dragos Moldovan, Ildi Cismasiu
“Bridge Management Systems”. In “Condition Assessment of Bridges: Past, Present and Future” Figueiredo, E.J.F.; Moldovan, I.D.; Marques, M.J.M.B. Figueiredo, E.J.F.; Moldovan, I.D.; Marques, M.J.M.B. 2013 Católica Editora 978-972-54-0401-0 Ionut Dragos Moldovan