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
F950 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
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
Article in journal

Axially Loaded RC Walls with Cutout Openings Strengthened with FRCM Composites (2018)

Sabau. C, Popescu. C, Sas. G, Blanksvärd. T, Täljsten. B
Journal of composites for construction, Vol. 22, nr. 6, s. 04018046-1-04018046-16