Head of Center

Colonel engineer Mihai Enache

Date of birth: 1971, April 04th

Scientific title: Scientific researcher 3rd degree

Management in Research and Development (RD)

  • 2008-2012 – Head of the Scientific Research Office in ISSMO (SISOM), TEMPEST and EMC domains
  • 2012-2019 – Deputy Chief in Information Systems and Communications Test & Evaluation Scientific Research Center (ISCTESRC) of METRA
  • Since February 2019 – Chief of Research Center at ISCTESRC of METRA


  • 1996 – graduate of the Military Technical Academy, Radioelectronics Radiolocation specialty, Electronic profile, Electronics and Informatics Faculty
  • 2004 – master degree in “Intelligent Sensors, Distributed Measurement Systems and Information Security”, specialization at the Electrotechnical Faculty of the Polytechnic University of Bucharest
  • 2013 – has graduated the “Program and project management postgraduate course”, organized by Regional Department of Defense Resources Management Studies – (RDDRMS) at the Air Force Academy, Braşov, accredited by NATO’s Allied Transformation Command (ACT) at the highest level “NATO APPROVED”
  • 2013 – graduated the “Security Systems Designer”, COR code 215119, organized by The Romanian Association for Security Techniques, Bucharest

Research and Development work experience:

  • 2004-2007: involved in different Ministry of Defense (MoD) scientific research projects related to  major defense acquisition programs, as a manager and testing and evaluation expert
  • Within “Romanian Radar for Airspace Surveillance (medium and low altitude) Gap Filler – TPS-79 (R)” major acquisition program:
  • 2004 and 2010 – member of Romanian delegation for the factory tests performed on the first and second gap-filler systems, called „Romania 1” şi „Romania 2”, tests that took place at the headquarters of Lockheed Martin Overseas Corporation (LMOC) – Maritime Systems and Sensors – Syracuse, NY, USA. The factory tests were FAT (2004 and 2010) (Factory Acceptance Test) and PAT (2004) (Production Acceptance Test), Phase I (2004) and Phase II (2010)
  • 2005 – Program manager of “Romanian Radar for Airspace Surveillance (medium and low altitude) Gap Filler – TPS-79 (R)”” major Program of endowment
  • 2005 and 2011 – he participated in the acceptance tests performed on radar gap-filler “Romania 1” system, installed in the Ianca position of the Air Forces, tests that were performed in order to evaluate the performance of the radar under real operational conditions by using the scenarios flight AN 30/26 aircraft (transport plane), MIG 21 LanceR (hunting aircraft) and IAR-330 (helicopter) from the Romanian army. The tests were OSAT (On-site Acceptance Testing) in Phases I and II (2005 and 2011), and HRA (Hardware Reliability Assessment) in Phase II of the program (2011)
  • member of the Technical Analysis and Audit Committees for “Romanian Radar for Airspace Surveillance (medium and low altitude) Gap Filler – TPS-79 (R)” system, to perform Functional Configuration Audit (FCA) and Official Approval/Homologation Audit (OHA)
  • Since 2004: Within the major endowment program “Integrated Security System for Military Objectives – ISSMO” he has participated at documentation development activities for program initiation and deployment and Integrated Security Systems (ISS) design for the RoMoND objectives
  • 2007: Workgroup member in the major procurement program “Three-dimensional radar upgrade FPS-117”
  • Since 2009: member of national TEMPEST and EMC Workgroups – performing actions for elaborating/updating/modifying national standards and regulations
  • Since 2010: Member of the Technical Analysis and Audit Committees for the Functional Configuration Audit (ACF) and the Official Homologation Audit (OHA) – ISCTESRC products, Prototype Phase
  • 2016-2018: he participated at “EU TEMPEST SEMINAR”, organized by the General Secretariat of the European Union – UE TEMPEST standard elaboration
  • 2016-2018 – project director for the research and development project “Infrastructure for electromagnetic compatibility evaluation of hardware and software systems integrated in aerospace and terrestrial platforms” – IxCEM, the STAR – Space and Technology Advanced Program Research, in the framework of the National Plan for Research and Development and Innovation (PNCDI). IxCEM provides an unique dual use testing and evaluation capability in Romania, being designed for both military and civilian domain.