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Cosmin Popescu
Cosmin Popescu

Cosmin Popescu

Associate Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Structural Engineering
Structural and Fire Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+46 (0)920 492322
T2205 Luleå
  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, 2017
  • M.Sc., Structural Engineering, Politehnica University of Timisoara, 2012
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Politehnica University of Timisoara, 2010

Research interests

  • Assessment of existing structures
  • Innovative methods of repair and strengthening of structures using fibre reinforced polymers (FRPs)
  • Large-scale testing and numerical simulations
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Monitoring and inspection techniques for existing structures

Professional expertise

  • Assessment of existing structures
  • Finite element modeling
  • Non-destructive testing and monitoring

Activities and projects


Organizational affiliation


Article in journal

3D reconstruction of existing concrete bridges using optical methods (2019)

Popescu. C, Täljsten. B, Blanksvärd. T, Elfgren. L
Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 15, nr. 7, s. 912-924
Article in journal

A multi-level strategy for successively improved structural analysis of existing concrete bridges (2019)

examination using a prestressed concrete bridge tested to failure
Bagge. N, Plos. M, Popescu. C
Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 15, nr. 1, s. 27-53
Conference paper

A state of the art review on walls with openings strengthened by use of fiber reinforced polymers (2014)

Popescu. C, Sas. G, Täljsten. B, Blanksvärd. T
Part of: Proceedings of The 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014), International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC), 2014, 128
Conference paper

Assessment of prestressed concrete bridges - challenges (2020)

Täljsten. B, Paulsson. B, Popescu. C, Bagge. N, Nilforoush. R, Emborg. M, et al.
Part of: IABSE Symposium, Wroclaw 2020, Synergy of Culture and Civil Engineering – History and Challenges, s. 487-494, International Association For Bridge And Structural Engineering (IABSE), 2020
Article in journal

Assessment of RC walls with cut-out openings strengthened by FRP composites using a rigid-plastic approach (2017)

Popescu. C, Schmidt. J, Goltermann. P, Sas. G
Engineering structures, Vol. 150, s. 585-598