Andrei Popescu

Affiliation and official address:

“Laser-Surface-Plasma Interactions” Laboratory, Lasers Department

Laser Material Processing Laboratory, Cetal

National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics,

P.O. Box MG-36 RO-77125

Magurele, Bucharest, Romania

   Phone:+4021 457 45 50 / int. 2414, 2423 


Date and place of birth: December 20, 1981, Bucharest, Romania
Nationality: Romanian 



 Foreign languages:  

 English, French



Work stages:

  1. 1.10.2013-30.09.2014, working stage at EMPA, Thun, Switzerland
  2. 3.07 – 12.07. 2008, working stage at LP3, Marseille, France 
  3. 9.07 – 15.07. 2007, working stage at Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia 
  4. 16.05 – 23.05.2008 working stage at Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
  5. 2.11 – 12.11. 2008, working stage at Natural Sciences Center of Institute of General Physics “A. M. Prokhorov”, Moscow, Russia
  6. 21.05 – 24.05. 2009: working stage at Institute of Electronics and Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
  7. 1.09 - 10.09.2010, working stage at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Interest fields

Additive manufacturing; Laser metal processing; Biocompatible materials; Material’s science; Structure characterisation by different microscopy techniques; Surface studies with lasers; Surface microstructuring; Deposition and modification of thin solid structures by high intensity laser irradiation; Biomaterials; Optoelectronics and sensors.  

Book chapters

 Scientific papers published in ISI journals














International journals invited referee
Applied Surface Science (2011),  Materials Science and Engineering C (2012), Open Materials Science Journal (2012), Materials (since 2017)  

Scientific papers published in Proceedings of International Conferences         

International Conferences and Schools

National Conferences:
  • “Bioglass coatings synthesized by pulsed laser deposition”, “Modern Laser Applications”  L. Duta, A. Popescu, F. Sima, C. Ristoscu, C. Cojanu, I. Mihailescu, R. Mustata, L. Sima, S. Petrescu, D. Tanaskovic, Dj. Janakovic, INDLAS, Editia a doua, 20-23 Mai 2008, Bran, Romania
  • "NANOCRYSTALLINE Er:YAG THIN FILMS PREPARED BY PULSED LASER DEPOSITION FOR WAVEGUIDE AMPLIFIERS APPLICATIONS", Daniela Stanoi, Andrei Popescu, Corneliu Ghica, Gabriel Socol, Camelia Cojanu, Emanuel Axente, Carmen Ristoscu, Ion N Mihailescu, Andrea Stefan, Serban Georgescu, Poster Presentation, ROMOPTO 2006, Sibiu ,  August 28 - 31, 2006
  •  “Bioglass nanostructures used as coatings for biomimetic metallic implants”, L. Duta, A. Popescu, C. Popescu, F. Sima, C. Ristoscu, I. N. Mihailescu, L. Sima, S. Petrescu, D. Tanaskovic, D. Janakovic, International Conference on Biomaterials and Medical Devices - BiomMedD“2008, Bucharest, Romania, 13-16 Noiembrie, 2008  

Received Funding:

- Contract PED 241/ 2017: 3D laser additive manufacturing of cranial metallic prostheses functionalized with bioactive ceramic coatings (Project coordinator), financed by the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research

- Contract Young Team TE 16/ 01.05.2013: Hard and Adherent Carbon Thin Films Synthesized By Pulsed Laser Deposition For Wear Protection Of Metallurgical Cutting And Drilling Tools (Project coordinator), financed by the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research

- 1 year work stage in Switzerland financed under the Contract 12.346/2013 by the Scientific Exchange Program (SCIEX) between Switzerland and New Member States of the European Union

- Project BD 256/2008 for PhD Funding (Project coordinator), financed by the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research

- 4 months fellowship (won by competition) financed by the Romanian Government, for a stage in Laboratoire de Physique de la Matiere Condensee et Nanostructures, Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon, France

 Member in Project teams: 7 international bilateral Projects, 1 Eureka Project and 20 National CEEX, PN II and Ideas Projects