Based on the collaboration between the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti (UPG) from Romania and the Lebanese University and after a fruitful meeting during the third Erasmus Plus Capacity Building GOPELC workshop in which Prof. Dr. Eng. Cursaru Diana Luciana, were involved, the Faculty of Engineering invited Prof. Cursaru to visit the Faculty of Engineering of the Lebanese University as a visiting professor within the framework of the Erasmus + program for the period from 5 to l4 May 2017.
Prof. Cursaru gave three lectures at the three section of the Faculty of Engineering of 3 hours each. The lecture covered the following topics:
- Chemistry and technology of Lubricating oils (lubricants functions, synthesis, characterization, classifications, type of lubricants)
- Biofuels and biodiesel (types, synthesis, characterization, pro and cons of oils substitutes).