CURRICULUM VITAE 

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  First name: Cristina

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Surname: Buiculescu

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Date and place of birth: 12.09.1948, Craiova, Romania

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Education: M.Sc. in Electronics, Politechnica University Bucharest, 1972.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Professional experience:

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Micromachining of silicon and GaAs for microwave and millimeter wave circuits supported on thin dielectric membranes
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Design, manufacturing and electrical characterization of silicon microwave diodes (pin, varactor, step recovery diodes and Schottky)
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Design, manufacturing and electrical characterization of silicon microwave medium power transistors.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Career:

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  1972 - 1977 R & D Institute for Semiconductor Devices Bucharest; Engineer
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  1977 – 1982 R & D Institute for Semiconductor Devices; Research Engineer
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  1982 – 1996 R & D Institute for Semiconductor Devices, Senior Research Engineer
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  1996 - present National R&D Institute for Microtechnology - Senior Research Engineer

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Stages abroad: Hungary, HAS –MFA, dec. 2001

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Present position: senior research engineer III

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Research interests:

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Design, manufacturing and electrical characterization microwave pin, varactor, SRD and Schottky diodes
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Design, manufacturing and electrical characterization of microwave medium power NPN transistors;
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Contribution to the design and manufacturing of membrane supported millimeter wave filters, antennae and receiving modules on silicon substrate;
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Contribution to the design and manufacturing of radio-astronomy receivers (1 - 2 GHz; 2.6 - 3.2 GHz);
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Contribution to the design and manufacturing of microwave mobile communications (1.6 GHz band): up- and down-converters;
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Contribution to microwave permittivity measurements of liquid substances;
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Participation in the INCO-COPERNICUS Project 977131 - MEMSWAVE 1998-2001.-nominated between the first 10 European research projects at the 2002 call for the DESCARTES prize.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Past and current projects (selection):

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  INCO-COPERNICUS project No..977131 "Micromachined Circuits for Microwave and Millimeter Wave Applications - MEMSWAVE" 1998-2001 (IMT was co-ordinator, participants: Uppsala Univ., CNR Rome, Tor Vergata Univ. Rome, IRST Trento, MFA Budapest, FORTH Heraklion, ISP & Mikrosensor Ltd. Kiev) – participant from the Romanian group
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  "Technologies for processing microsystems for communication based on AiiiBv compound and new polyimidic materials", MATNANTECH project, 2001-2004, member of the research group.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  "Millimeter wave receiving microsystems manufactured by silicon micromachining", MATNANTECH, 2002-2004, member of the research group.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  "MEMS technologies, methods of design and modelling for circuits with applications in the centimetric, millimetreic and submillimetric wave range", Orizont 2000 project, 2000-2001, member of the research group;
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  "High frequency electromagnetic field detector with applications in medicine, biology and labour protection". Orizont 2000 project, 1996-1998, Project co-ordinator.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  "Circuits for millimeter wave and pressure sensors manufactured on polyimidic membranes on silicon and GaAs substrate", Ministry of research Grant, 1999-2001, member of the research group

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Main scientific publications:

Books (title, authors, publishing house, year, number of pages):

Papers in periodicals (usual reference data, a selection):

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  A.Müller, D. Neculoiu, F. Giacomozzi, I. Petrini, C. Buiculescu, D. Vasilache,M. Dragoman, V. Avramescu, D. Dascalu, M. Zen "Silicon based micromachined receiving module for 38 GHz with bonded GaAs Schottky detector diode", in Micromachined Microwave Devices and Circuits, Series in Micro and Nanoengineering, Romanian Academy Press, 2002
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  A, Muller, C. Constantinidis, F. Giaccomozzi, M. Lagadas, G. Deligeorgis, S. Iordanescu, I. Petrini, D. Vasilache, R. Marcelli, G. Bartolucci, D. Neculoiu, C. Buiculescu, P. Blondy, D. Dascalu. "Micromachined filters for 38 and 77 GHz supported on thin membranes", J. Micromech. Microeng. 11 (2001) pp1-5

Other contributions (usual reference data, a selection):

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  G. Konstantinidis, A. Muller, D. Vasilache, M. Lagadas, G. Deligeorgis, L. Bary, R. Plana, I. Petrini, C. Buiculescu, D. Neculoiu , "Recent Developments in mm-Wave Circuits Supported on Thin GaAs Membranes" accepted paper at 3rd ESA Workshop on Millimetre Wave Technology and Applications: circuits, systems, and measurement techniques, , Espoo, Finland, May21-23, 2003
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  D.Vasilache, M.Rusu, M.Dragoman, A.Müller, M.Cherestes, C.Buiculescu, R.Enachescu, F.Vladoianu, I.Dragan, "Micromachined sensing structures based on tunnelling effect", Proc of MME 2002, pp. 225-227, sept. Sinaia, Romania, 2002
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  I.Petrini, F. Giacomozi, D. Neculoiu, D. Vasilache, C. Buiculescu, A. Muller, " Micromachined hybrid integrated receiver modules for 38GHz and 77 GHz, on silicon substrate: technology and manufacturing" Proceedings of CAS 2002, 25rd Edition of the International Semiconductor Conference, Sinaia, Romania, October,vol2, pp.29-32, 2002
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  A.Müller, D. Neculoiu, F. Giacomozzi, I. Petrini, C. Buiculescu, D. Vasilache, M. Dragoman, V. Avramescu, D. Dascalu, M. Zen, "Silicon Based Micromachined Receiving Module For 38 Ghz With Bonded GaAs Schottky Detector Diode", in vol MICROMACHINED MICROWAVE DEVICES AND CIRCUITS, Editura Academiei , 2002
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  G. Constantinidis, A. Muller, D. Neculoiu, I. Petrini, D. Vasilache, M. Lagadas, C. Buiculescu, V. Avramescu, P. Blondy :"GaAs membrane supported millimeter wave filters", MEMS Components and Applications for Industry, Automobiles, Aerospaces and Communication, Proceeding of SPIE Vol. 4559, pp 157-161, 2001
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  A, Muller, D. Neculoiu, F. Giaccomozzi, I. Petrini, C. Buiculescu, D. Vasilache, V. Avramescu, D. Dascalu, M. Zen, "Silicon based micromachined receiving module for 38 GHz with bonded GaAs Schottky detector diode" Workshop Digest of MME'01 - Micromechanics Europe - Sept, Cork, Ireland, pp ,115-119, 139-143, 2001
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  D. Neculoiu, R. Plana, P. Pons, A. Muller, D. Vasilache, I. Petrini, C. Buiculescu, P. Blondy "Microwave Characterization of Membrane Supported Coplanar Waveguide Transmission Lines - Electromagnetic Simulation and Experimental Results" Proceedings of CAS 2001, 24rd Edition of the International Semiconductor Conference, Sinaia, Romania, October, pp.151-154, 2001
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  A. Müller, F. Giacomozzi, I. Petrini, C. Buiculescu, D. Vasilache, M. Dragoman, V. Avramescu, D. Dascalu, M. Zen, "Micromachined millimeter wave receiving modules with bonded GaAss schottky diodes", The 3rd,"MEMSWAVE" Workshop , October 9, Sinaia, Romania, 2001.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  C.Buiculescu, "2.45 GHz Electromagnetic Field Sensor Studies"- " Proceedings of CAS 1999, 22rd Edition of the International Semiconductor Conference pp291-295, oct 1999, Sinaia
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  V.Buiculescu, A.Oncica, C. Buiculescu, "Radio astronomy receivers for solar observations", Proc.of the 20-th International Semiconductor Conference, CAS-97, October 1997, Sinaia
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  V.Buiculescu, I.Marghescu, C. Buiculescu, "Local oscillator for propagation studies in mobile communications environment", Proc.of the 10-th Symp. of Microwave Theory and Techniques, November 1996, Bucharest

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Member of professional associations:

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Additional information (expertise, prizes, etc.):

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Workshop manager of "Micromechanics Europe Workshop" MME 2002
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Romanian organizer of the "Nanoforum Workshop 2003"

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Foreign languages: English, French

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Contact information:

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  E-mail:cristinab@imt.ro,
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Tel. +40-21-490.82.12, +40-21-490.85.81 fax. +40-21-490.82.38
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Mailing address: 32B, Erou Iancu Nicolae Street, R-72296 , Bucharest, ROMANIA

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