Prof. Dr. Ovidiu Oprea – Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry Department, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Romania

Prof. Dr. Ovidiu Oprea

Since 2013 Professor at University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest

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Education and Training

Chemist, graduate University of Bucharest 1996

PhD in Chemical Engineering since 2008, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science;

Postdoctoral studies: Postdoctoral advanced research program in the field of nanomaterials NANOMAT POSDRU ID 54785, with the subject „Cd-free quantum dots – new agents for in vivo imagistics and cancer therapy”

Professional Experience

Synthesis and characterization of new compounds with biomedical and technical applications. Controlling the shape and size of nanoparticles to tailor the biological properties (antimicrobial activity, biocompatibility, antitumor activity etc.). Chemical modification of the surface for intelligent drug delivery systems.

Modern instrumental techniques of characterization: complex thermal analysis, UV-Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, electronic microscopy.

The main research domains are biomaterials, nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, nonconventional synthesis methods of oxide nanoparticles.

Experience in Other National / International Projects

He was manager of four national multiannual research projects and was part of research team in more than 35 national and international research projects.


  • 5 books,
  • 112 articles (96 in ISI journals and 12 in BDI journals)
  • 3 Romanian patents
  • participation in more than 40 international conferences
  • more than 700 citations
  • Hirsch Index 15