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University of Bucharest, Romania
Current position: Professor, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics; Dean of Physics Faculty
1977-1981: secondary school physics teacher;
1981-present: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, First position: Assistant Professor (1981); Lecturer Professor (1991); Associate Professor (1996); Professor (1999);
Since 2001: Ph. D Advisory in Physics (Physics of Condensed Matter) at University of Bucharest,
Relevant fields of research: Research in the fields of: Physics of Semiconductors; Electrical and photoelectrical properties of organic semiconductor thin films; Organic Photovoltaic Cells; Organic Field-Effect Transistors; Organic-on-inorganic semiconductor diodes;
Polycrystalline semiconductors thin films from AII-BVI compounds; Effect of ionizing radiations on the physical properties of the semiconducting thin films; Physics of Nanostructures.
a) Preparation and physical charaterization of organic and inorganic thin fims. b) Physical Proccesses at Metal/Semiconductor and Semiconductor/Semiconductor interfaces; c) Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices d) Organic Photovoltaic Cells (single-, double-, and multy- layer), Bulk- Heterojunction Solar Cells, Dye Sensitized Solar Cells _DSSC); f) Thin films Photovoltaic cells based on CdTe, CdS; n-type and p-type transparent conducting oxides and novel materials applied in thin-film photovoltaics.
Scientometric factors: 273 published scientific papers: 172 papers published in ISI journals with Impact Factor, that have more than 1600 ISI citations; 101 papers published ISI indexed journals and non-ISI journals; Hirsh index 19 in Web of Knowledge and 22 in Google Scholar, respectively; 6 chapters in international monographs acquired by 262 international libraries (www.worldcat.org); 2 patents; 59 international invited lectures and seminars, 254 international and national papers as oral presentations or posters and more than 50 competitive research projects from which 4 international. 22 Books or Chapters of Books in national and international book editures
Member of some scientific societies and pozitions in academic management – National Society of Physics; National Society of Solar Energy; Romanian Material Science – Crystal Growth
– 2000-2008 Editor-in- Chief at Annals of University of Bucharest, Physics
-2005- Member of Advisory Board of Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials
-2008- Member of Advisory Board of Romanian Reports in Physics
– 2005-2008 Member in Comission 1 of National Council of Scientific Research in Higher Education (CNCSIS) (Comission of mathematics and natural Sciences)
1995- Referee for many prestigious journals, including: Journal of Appl. Phys.; Appl. Phys. Lett.; Int. J. of IONICS, Thin Solid Films, Solar Energy, Materials and Designs, Applied Surface Science, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials –Rapid Communications., Romanian Journal of Physics, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, Romanian Reports in Physics …
2005- Director of Physics Doctoral School of University of Bucharest
2006- Director of Research and Development Center for Materials and Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices of University of Bucharest charged by Rector’s Decizion Nr. 1076/14.06.2006
1992-1996 Member of the Council of Professors of the Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest.
– 1996-2000 Scientific Secretary of the Council of Professors of the Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest.
– 19. 01. 2000- 2. 03. 2000, Head of the Department of Electricity and Biophysics
– 29.02.2000 – 29.02.2008: Dean of Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest
– 29.02.2008 – 28.02.2012 Vice-Dean of Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest
-01.03.2012 – present: Dean of Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest
– 29.02.2000 – present: Member of the Senate of University of Bucharest
-2006-2011-President of Physics Commission of National Council for Awarded of Title, Diploma and Academic Certificates (C.N.A.T.D.C.U.) Decision: O.M.Ed.C. Nr. 3904/10.05.2006
-2016- Member of Physics Commission of National Council for Awarded of Title, Diploma
and Academic Certificates (C.N.A.T.D.C.U.) Decision: O.M.Ed.C. Nr. 4106/10.06.2016
-2006- Member of European Materials Research Society,
– Prizes and Awards:
In 2008 The Prize ,,Horia Hulubei” of Romanian Academy for the review paper: ,,Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices Based on Organic Thin Films ‘’ in HANDBOOK OF ORGANIC ELECTRONICS AND PHOTONICS, Electronic Materials and Devices, Edited by Hari Singh Nalwa, Volume 1 : Pages (405-446), AMERICAN SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHERS, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2006, ISBN : 1-58883-096-9
Title of ICPAM talk: A2-B6 Compounds thin films used in photovoltaics for terrestrial and space applications
Title of PAMS lecture: Physical processes at the metal/semiconductor and semiconductor/semiconductor interfaces