Universitatea “Dunarea de Jos” din Galati - UDJGis the biggest public university in the southeast of Romania with 15 faculties, providing a rich educational offer, both in technical subjects and humanities. The sustained activity of research teams made possible the establishment of 28 research centers, 14 centers are accredited at a national level. The Faculty of Engineering is the main regional trainer of specialists in the fields of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics, Materials Science, Automotive Vehicles, Engineering and Management and Environmental Engineering, covering three study levels: Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs. The Department of Manufacturing Engineering (DME), a pillar structure of the Faculty of Engineering, manages the Manufacturing and Welding Engineering, Robotics and Mechatronics and Economical Engineering study programs with curriculum content closely connected to the manufacturing, metallurgy, economical sciences and shipbuilding industries, specific to this geographical region. The DME has a tradition of more than 50 years of training mechanical and industrial engineers with successfully carriers in Romania and abroad. The DME’s academic staff, involved in the didactic activities of both study programs, consists of 11 professors, 2 associate professors, 11 assistant professors. The results achieved, in the last 5 years, by the development and implementation of national/international projects have been disseminated in more than 80 articles published in journals and conferences proceedings indexed by Thomson Reuters (WOS), 15 patents and over 150 articles indexed in international databases.