Education

  • MA/MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Bucharest, Romania, 1971

Selected Publications

  • L.M. Silvian "Gaskets and Sealing" in Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering (forthcoming), ed. D. Crolla, N. Vaughan, T. Kobayashi and D. Foster, John Wiley& Sons, Ltd.: Chichester, UK, 1/2014
  • L. M. Silvian, "A Method of Cohesively Bonding Metal to a Non-Metallic Substrate, using capacitors" US Patent No.8,397,976 B2, March 2013, 3/2013
  • L. M. Silvian, "A Method of Cohesively Bonding Metal to a Non-Metallic Substrate" US Patent No.8,186,566 B2, May 2012, 5/2012

Expertise

Principles and applications of seals, coatings, and fastening and joining technology Materials, material behavior,and compatibility with the environment Test development including accelerated tests Process evaluation and improvement in bonding composites