Professor - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Dr. Perhinschi began his professional career as an engineer for ROMAERO Aircraft Enterprise of Bucharest, Romania in 1984. In 1986, he became a Senior Researcher for the Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Flight Dynamics of Bucharest. Beginning in 1988, this overlapped with his work as a Teaching Assistant Professor (TAP) for the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest. Dr. Perhinschi, then became a Graduate Research Assistant in 1993. Three years later, he became a Senior Researcher for the National Aerospace Research Institute in Bucharest. During this time (1998-1999) he also returned as a TAP at the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest. In 2001, Dr. Perhinschi left to join the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department here at WVU.
Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, "Politehnica" University of Bucharest, Romania, 1999
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 1994
M.S. Aerospace Diploma Engineer, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Romania, 1984