Lucel SIRGHI

Lucel SIRGHI, Ph.D. (Habil.)

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Professor

Department of Physics,

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University

Blvd. Carol I 11, IASI 700509, Romania

Tel. +40 232 201186
Fax +40 232 201150

e-mail: lsirghi@uaic.ro
webpage:  http://www.plasma.uaic.ro/index.php/staff/lucel-sirghi

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Faculty of Physics, “Al. I. Cuza ” University, Blvd. Carol I, no. 11, 700506 Iasi, Romania
    specialty: Plasma Physics
    date of graduation: December 1997
  • MEng Department of Electrical Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, 446-8555 Japan
    specialty: Electrical Engineering
    date of graduation: March 1997
  • BS Faculty of Physics, “Al. I. Cuza” University, Blvd. Carol I, No. 11, 700506 Iasi, Romania
    specialty: Solid State Physics
    date of graduation: June 1983

Professional activity:

  • Professor (October, 2014)

Didactic: lectures of plasma physics and structural analysis of biological matter

Research: plasma assisted thin film deposition, plasma surface functionalization, atomic force microscopy investigation of surface forces for oxides, polymers and biologic samples.

  • Associate Professor (2004-2014)

Didactic: lectures, didactical experiments and seminars of plasma physics, plasma diagnosis, numerical and analogical modeling of biological processes, structural analysis of biological matter

Research: plasma assisted thin film deposition and surface characterization, plasma functionalization and cleaning, and atomic force microscopy investigation of surface forces (friction and adhesive forces) for oxides, polymers and biologic samples

  • Lecturer (1998 – 2004)

Didactic: lectures, seminars and didactical experiments of plasma diagnosis and plasma material processing;

Research: diagnosis of discharge plasmas used in material processing, thin film deposition and atomic force microscopy study of capillary condensation of water at nanoscale.

  • Teaching Assistant (1990 – 1998)

Didactic: seminars and didactical experiments and of plasma physics, general physics and mechanics;

Research: basic phenomena in discharge plasmas (ionization waves and instabilities) and plasma diagnosis.

  • High School Teacher (1983 – 1990)

School No. 2, Suceava, Romania
Didactic: teach general physics

Grants

-CNCSIS, 18 RO-FR/2014, Sun light oxy-nitrides for energy applications

-CNCSIS, IDEI PNII 267/2011, Plasma functionalization of nanoscopic probes

-Grant FP7 nr 224982/2008-2013 FUSINET –A European Fusion Education Network

-CNCSIS grant type A 628/2004-2007 Atomic force microscopy study of interaction forces between chemically functionalized surfaces

 

Scholarships and awards:

  • Visiting Professor (April-June, 2014)Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University3-5-1 Johoku, Hamamatsu-shi, 432-8011 JAPAN
  • Senior Scientist Fellowship/Contractual Agent (June, 2005-November, 2008)
    Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission Joint Research Centre, via E. Fermi no. 1, 20201 VA, Italy
  • Fulbright Scholar (September 2004-March 2005)
    School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
  • NATO-CNR Scholar (June 2004-August 2004)
    Instituto di Struttura della Materia, CNR, Via Fosso del Cavalerie 101.1-00133,  Roma, Italy.
  • Visiting Scientist (August 2000 – March 2003)
    Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University3-5-1 Johoku, Hamamatsu-shi, 432-8011 JAPAN
  • Visiting Researcher (October 1999 – July 2000)
    Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan

 

Iasi, November 7, 2014                                          Assoc. Prof. Lucel SIRGHI