Assoc. Prof. Aura Mihai, Ph.D.

Assoc. Prof. Aura Mihai, Ph.D. teaches the following disciplines: Basics of Footwear Pattern Making, Footwear Fashion Design, Footwear and Leather goods Structures, Footwear Product Development, Orthopaedic Footwear Design and Technology, Project Management, with 5 books and many scientific papers published on this area.

She has been the manager for Virtual Training Centre for Shoe Design – VTC-Shoe (Lifelong Learning Programme), Excellence in Textile trough Fashion Express – TEXT-EX (Lifelong Learning Programme) international projects, and SIMSANO - Modern System for Designing and Rapid Manufacturing of Customized Footwear for Locomotors Deficiency and Foot Disease Prophylaxis (Romanian PN II Programme), ExplorVIRT - Exploratory Research on Developing Footwear Consumer Interfaces and Rapid Prototyping (Romanian CEEX Programme) national projects.


Book chapter - Aura Mihai and Mehmet Sahin (2009). ICT Use in VET: The Virtual Training Centre for Shoe Design as a Model, Technology Education and Development, Aleksandar Lazinica and Carlos Calafate (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-007-0, InTech,  Available from: