Eugen Rusu is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dunărea de Jos University of Galati, Romania, and a PhD coordinator. He has a degree in naval architecture (1982) and a PhD in mechanical engineering (1997). He completed his education as a post-doc fellow at the Hydrographic Institute of the Portuguese Navy, where he was responsible for wave modelling. As of 2006, he is a professor collaborator at CENTEC (Centre for Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering) University of Lisbon, Portugal. His main scientific interests are ocean energy, marine engineering, coastal hazards, wave and current modelling, wind energy and related fields.