Venue and Accomodation

The SMAT 2019 sessions and exhibition will be held at the University of Craiova, Romania. 

The University of Craiova was founded within the university center system in Romania in the second half of the 20th century, being, chronologically, the fifth university in the country, following the ones in Iasi, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, and Timisoara.

The academic community of our university met a growing evolution during its six decades of existence, offering the young generation training conditions for 131 fields, among which 62 were university studies, 49 master fields, and 20 doctoral studies, covering a wide range. Continuing the system of higher education in the commercial vehicles field, founded from 1948, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Automotive, Transport and Industrial Engineering take great pleasure in inviting you for the 4th Edition of Science and Management of Automotive and Transportation Engineering, Congress SMAT 2019, which will be held in Craiova city, Romania.

Craiova is located in southwestern Romania, west of Bucharest. The town is steeped in history and remains on an old settlement of an ancient Dacian and Roman city named Pelendava. During the Middle Ages Craiova was the capital of Walachia.

The 2019 Congress Organizer, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering from University of Craiova is in Craiova City, one of Romania’s most solid automotive industry pillars. Ford Romania is located here, as well as Ford’s main suppliers (Johnson Controls, Faurecia, Kautex, Kirchhoff Automotive, BBB, SEWS Yazaki, Cooper Standard, Magna etc) that are based nearby Craiova. Dacia-Renault manufacturing plant is situated at only 120 Km away from Craiova. All of them have been developing collaborative professional relationships with the academic community.

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