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Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania
Aurelian ROTARU is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (FIESC), Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava (USV), Romania. He received his M.Sc. in Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Fine and Ultra-Fine Particles in 2006 from the Faculty of Physics “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University (UAIC), Iasi, Romania and his Ph.D. in Molecular Magnetism in 2009 from University of Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines (UVSQ), France and UAIC under the joint supervision of Prof. J. Linares (UVSQ) and Prof. A. Stancu (UAIC). He spent 1 year at AMRI, New Orleans, Louisiana in the Spin Dynamics group of Prof. Leonard SPINU as a postdoctoral researcher. He moved to Suceava in 2010 as a Lecturer at FIESC, USV. In 2011 he was promoted to Associate Professor in the same department. Since 2011, he is leader of the Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology group at USV, Suceava, Romania. His present research is focused on molecular spin crossover materials and their integration in new nanoelectronic, spintronic and optoelectronic devices.