RESEARCH TEAM L5

 

The team has a multidisciplinary expertise in: mathematics, physics, electronics and electro-technical. The team is composed of 5 PhD, 2 PhD students, 2 physicists and 1 engineer.

Dr. Raluca Muller, senior research I, MSc and PhD in Electronics
Dr. Rodica Plugaru, senior research I, MSc and PhD in Physics
Dr. Gabriel Moagar-Poladian, senior researcher II, MSc and PhD in Physics
Dr. Oana Tatiana Nedelcu, senior researcher III, MSc in Mathematics and PhD in Electronics
Dr. Franti Eduard, senior researcher III, MSc and PhD in Electronics
Phys. Constantin Tibeica, senior researcher
Eng. Phys. Victor Moagar-Poladian, technological development Eng. II
Dr. Rodica-Cristina Voicu, senior researcher III, MSc and PhD in Mathematics
Dr. Irina Stanciu, senior researcher III, MSc in Mathematics and PhD  in Electronics
Eng. George Boldeiu, MSc in Electrical Engineering
   

Laboratory Head Dr. Raluca Müller (raluca.muller@imt.ro)

Dr. Raluca Műller – has a MSc (1978) and a PhD degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from “Politechnica” University of Bucharest. Starting with 2003 she is the Head of Simulation, Modelling and CAD Laboratory. She has experience in micro-nanoelectronic area as well as in micro- nanofabrication including optical and MEMS/MOEMS microsensors design and manufacturing.

R. Muller coordinated and important number of national research projects and networks and  was  partner and scientist  in charge from IMT of several FP6 projects (Marie Curie  Trainning Network ASSEMIC,   CA – IPMMAN,  Leonardo da Vinci- Microteaching) and involved in the team of other 2 FP6 and 1 FP7 projects.   R. Muller was involved in teaching activities as associated professor at Univesity Valahia  of Tragoviste and for master courses related to intelligent sensors at “Politehnica” University of  Bucharest. She is author and co-author of 20 ISI ranked papers, more then 80 conference papers and one patent.
In the  period  2003-2009 she was Head of Information Technology Department/ respectively  Head of Scientific Services Department, and starting with 2009, Scientific Director.

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Dr. Rodica Plugaru, Senior research scientist, CS I (rodica.plugaru@imt.ro)

PhD in Solid State Physics from Institute of Atomic Physics, Bucharest, (1997), post doctoral research at Complutense University, Spain (2001-2003), visiting professor at Ecole Politechnique Federale de Laussane-EPFL, Switzerland (2005-2006) and at Kyoto University-Institute of Advanced Energy, Japan (2000, 2008, 2012).

Research activity in the field of materials physics; thin films and nanostructures, physical properties and processing routes for electronic devices applications. • Study of luminescence emission of porous, polycrystalline and nanocrystalline semiconductor materials. • Micro-nanophysical characterization, optical and electrical properties of semiconductor oxides. • Simulation and modeling of the electronic structure of materials by computational methods.
• She coordinated 19 national and international projects in the area of physical properties and light emission phenomena of semiconductors, had presentations at more 35 international conferences and invited talks in various Universities from EU and Japan. 
• Experimental Laboratory for Electronic and spectroscopic characterization of semiconductors, nanomaterials, nanostructures and nanodevices in the fA and NIR wavelength range, is operating in the characterization area of MINAFAB (http://www.imt.ro/MINAFAB/):
Semiconductor Characterization System with Manual Probe Station (4200 SCS/C/Keithley, P6/Suss MicroTeh) equipped with a Fiber Optic Spectrometer AvaSpec-256-NIR2.2.

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Dr. Gabriel Moagar-Poladian, senior researcher (gabriel.moagar@imt.ro)

Dr. Gabriel Moagar-Poladian obtained MSc in 1990 and PhD in 1999 from the Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest. He is the co-founder and coordinator of the integrated laboratory for advanced technologies for micro- and nanosystems, an experimental laboratory that now runs within L5 (www.imt.ro/micronanolab). 

His main research interests are novel methods of nanolithography, rapid prototyping especially for micro- and nanoscale, optical computing, microsystems and microsensors.

He has / is coordinating 10 national projects (among other results: novel concepts, experimental models tested, certified prototypes, patents, published papers, original software developed), has / is participating in 15 national projects and is responsible in one european project.

He has 22 published papers and conference presentations, 17 patents and patent applications. He received several awards and international prizes for some of his inventions.

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Dr. Oana Tatiana Nedelcu, senior researcher (oana.nedelcu@imt.ro)

Dr. Oana Tatiana Nedelcuobtained MSc from  the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Bucharest and PhD in electronic engineering from Politehnica University of Bucharest. She works as scientific researcher in Simulation, Modelling and Computer Aided Design Laboratory.

Her scientific interests include design, modelling and simulation of MEMS and microfluidic systems, particularly for components of lab-on-chips for biomedical applications. Currently, she is implied in postdoctoral Research project “Theoretical models for coupled phenomena in microfluidics” (2010-2012) in the frame of POSDRU /89/1.5/S/ 63700 project.
Other past and present activities include:

  • Coordination of several national projects
  • Coordination of Romanian team of STREP FP6 project “MI Lab-on chip: Lab-on-a-Chip Implementation of Production Processes for New Molecular Imaging Agents” (2005-2008);
  • Coordination of software and hardware investments (Laboratory for Modelling and Simulation of Microsystems LAMSYS http://www.imt.ro/lamsys/, Infrastructure Project funded by "CAPACITATI" PNCD II National Programme, 2007-2009);
  • Services and training activities in microsystems design and simulation;
  • Teaching activities (Laboratory work with BSc and MSc students from Politehnica University, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology)
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Dr. Eduard Dan Franti

Dr. Eduard Dan Franti – has a MSc (1992) and a PhD degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from “Politechnica” University of Bucharest (2006).

His fields of interest are: cryptography, reconfigurable architecture, self-organization systems, artificial arms.He published 15 scientific papers in national and international journals, 46 scientific papers in national and international conferences proceedings, 2 books.

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Phys. Constantin Tibeica, senior researcher (catalin.tibeica@imt.ro)

Constantin Tibeica received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Physics from the University of Bucharest, in 1998 and 2000, respectively.

His professional skills and competences cover the field of modelling and FEM-based simulation of MEMS, and their analysis at physical system level.

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Eng. Phys. Victor Moagar-Poladian (victor.moagar@imt.ro)

Ing. Phys. Victor Moagar-Poladian  obtained MSc in 1994 from the Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest. He is the co-founder of the integrated laboratory for advanced technologies for micro- and nanosystems, an experimental laboratory that now runs within L5.

His main activities include:
- Modeling and simulation of various devices and phenomena (finite element method and ANSYS, especially, but also ABAQUS and MARC-MENTAT) involving coupled physics domain.
- Rapid prototyping technology (by photo-polymerization and selective laser sintering ) and mechanical metamaterials (auxetic and negative stiffness structures)

He was project director of 4 national funded projects: ELCUAL (http://www.icemenerg.ro/ELCUAL.htm), MICROWELD (http://www.isim.ro/microweld/), ECOMAF (http://www.icemenerg.ro/old/I/ECOMAF.htm), INTERMAT(http://www.icemenerg.ro/old/I/INTERMAT.htm)

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Dr. Rodica-Cristina Voicu, senior researcher III (rodica.voicu@imt.ro)

Rodica-Cristina Voicu received the M.Sc (2006) in Geometry, Topology and Computational Algebra from Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty, University of Bucharest, Romania and she defended her PhD thesis in Mathematics in 2011 at the same University.

Currently her main scientific interests include: finite element method, design, modelling and simulations of MEMS (cantilevers, microgrippers, optical fibers, embossing process, etc) and microfluidic devices, mathematical modeling and optimization analysis/algorithms.

She was involved in national (MEMSAS (http://www.imt.ro/mems_as/memsas.html ), MAC (http://www.imt.ro/mac)) and international projects (PATENT-DfMM NoE-FP6, FlexPAET FP7 (http://www.flexpaet.eu/ ), Leonardo da Vinci Projects) and she is author of several scientific papers.

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Dr. Irina Stanciu, senior researcher III (irina.stanciu@imt.ro)

Dr. Irina Stanciuis MSc in Applied Mathematics (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Sciences) and PhD in electronic engineering (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology). She works in the Laboratory of Simulation, Modelling and Computer Aided Design as a scientific researcher.

Her main fields of scientific interests are mathematical modeling for microsystems: mechanical, thermal and electrostatical models for microsensors and microactuators; hidrodynamic models for microfluidic systems;  coupled multi-domain modeling for microsensors, microactuators and microfluidic systems: thermo-mechanical; electro-thermal, piezo-electric, electro-hidrodynamical effects: electroosmosis, electrophoresis, electrowetting; finite element modelling and simulation using various specialized software: Comsol, Ansys, Matlab, CoventorWare and microfabrication technologies for microfluidic devices.

She was involved in several european projects (PATENT-DfMM NoE-FP6, MI-lab-on-chip STREP-FP6, FlexPAET FP7 (http://www.flexpaet.eu/ ), Leonardo da Vinci Projects) and she is author of several scientific papers.

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Eng. George Boldeiu(george.boldeiu@imt.ro)

George Boldeiu graduated Electrical Engineering in 2001 at Polytechnic University of Bucharest.

His research activities include: design for 3D Printer, modeling and simulation with finite element method using ANSYS software (multiphysics analysis), numerical programming and electrical measurements.

   
   

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Last update: August, 2014