Bogdan Popa is Associate Professor within the Department of Hydraulic, Hydraulic Machineries and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Energy Engineering, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Romania. He has over 30 years of research and teaching experience in the domain of Hydropower engineering, Water Resource Management, and, since 2008, Small Hydropower Plants. He is author and co-author of over 60 scientific papers, 12 books and book chapters on hydropower engineering, basic, operation and environment engineering, as well as over 50 contract-based research and design works. His project management skills are proved by the 3 European projects where he was the scientific coordinator from UPB as the Romanian partner involved, and other 2 European projects as team member, alongside with 4 national Grants as director or technical manager, and partner in further 19 other projects.