Rodica Cristescu, PhD


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Affiliation and Official Address

Senior Scientific Researcher, 2nd degree
National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics
Lasers Department,
Laser - Surface - Plasma Interactions Laboratory
Atomistilor  409, P.O. Box MG-36
Bucharest Magurele RO-077125
Romania
Tel: +40 21 457-4491
Fax: +40 21 457 4243
Email:
rodica.cristescu@inflpr.ro; rodica_cristescu@yahoo.com
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Objective

To be associated with a progressive organization which would promote my career prospects and give me scope to update knowledge and skills in accordance with the latest trends and be part of team that dynamically works towards growth of organization and gain satisfaction thereof.

Strength

Inclined to learn and strong dedication towards work.

Education

• PhD in Physics, University of Bucharest, Institute of Atomic Physics, Romania - 2005.

Thesis title: Laser - Material Interaction: Laser Processing of Polymeric Thin Films for Biomedical Applications 

Thesis advisor: Professor Ion N. Mihailescu 

• BSc in Physics, Minor: Optics, Spectroscopy, Lasers & Plasma, University of Bucharest, Romania - 1992

Dissertation title: Light Propagation in Anisotropic Environments.

Head: Professor Stefan Levai

Professional work experience

Honors and awards


Career highlights

       Laser Physics: Excimers

• Materials science

• Surface engineering by UV excimer lasers and laser-material interactions

• Thin films

• Laser-Assisted Processing by Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD), Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE), Rapid Prototyping by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Direct Write (MAPLE DW) & Reverse MAPLE - a Novel Chemical Templating Approach for Controlled-Release Drug Delivery Systems.

Studied Materials - Functional Biomaterials


       Techniques for Material and Surface Investigation

• FT-IR Spectrophotometry

• Atomic Force Microscopy: AFM

• Electron Microscopy: SEM, HRTEM

• Electron Spectroscopy: XPS, AES

       Biomedical Applications:

• Drug Delivery

• Tissue Engineering

• Faster Diagnosis and Treatment

• Biofouling

      • Chem- bio- sensors

      • Artificial Stem Cell Niches

Research stages

Professional societies

• Sigma Xi, the Honor Scientific Research Society – 2005-present, http://www.sigmaxi.org

• Ad-Astra, the Romanian Scientific Community On-Line – 2005-present, http://www.ad-astra.ro


Journal reviewer   

Conference Organizing Committee

  1. NATO- Advanced Study Institute, Functionalized Nanoscale Materials, Devices, and Systems for chem.-bio Sensors, Photonics, and Energy Generation and Storage, June 4-15, 2007, Sinaia, Romania - Scientific Committee 

Conference Presentations:

Invited lectures/seminars:

*Presenting author

1. R. Cristescu*, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) for Biomedical Applications, July 24, 2014, National Hellenic Research Foundation, The Theoretic and Physical Chemistry Institute, Athens, Greece.

2. R. Cristescu*, G. Dorcioman, C. Popescu, C. Nita, A. Visan, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, A. Grumezescu, M. Enculescu, C. Chifiriuc, R. J. Narayan, and D. B. Chrisey, Microbial Colonization Of Biopolymeric Thin Films Containing Natural Compounds And Antibiotics Fabricated By MAPLE, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J: Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France) -

3. R. Cristescu*, Magnetic Thin Coatings Fabricated By MAPLE for Biological Applications, 7th Intl. Conference on Advanced Materials, ROCAM 2012, August 28-31, 2012, Brasov, Romania.

4. Rodica Cristescu*, Douglas B. Chrisey, Laser Processing Applied to Biological Systems, 2nd Intl. School on "Laser-surface interactions for new materials production:  tailoring structure & properties“,11-18 July 2010 San Servolo Island, Venice, Italy.

5. R. Cristescu*, I.N. Mihailescu, I. Stamatin, D.B. Chrisey, Functionalized Nanostructured Thin Films of Biopolymers Synthesized by Advanced Pulsed Laser Methods for Drug Delivery and Fast Diagnostic/Medicine Applications, Intl. Conference “Micro- to Nano-Photonics- ROMOPTO 2009”, August 31-September 3, 2009, Sibiu, Romania.

6. M. Olaru, T. Buruiana, R. Cristescu, I. Mihailescu, Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Composites, National Seminar “Nano”, Academia Romana, March 20, 2008, Bucharest.

7. R. Narayan, A. Doraiswamy, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, N. Menegazzo, B. Mizaikoff, J.J. Wilker, I. Stamatin and D.B. Chrisey, Laser Processing of Mussel Adhesive Protein and Mussel Adhesive Protein Analog Thin Films, 2nd International Symposium on Adhesion Aspects of Thin Films and Coatings, November 9-11, 2005, Savannah, GA, USA.

8. A. Doraiswamy, R.J. Narayan, R. Cristescu, S. Stafslien, J. Wilker, R. Modi, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Processing of Mussel Adhesive Protein Analog Adhesive Thin Films, Materials Science & Technology 2005, Symposium on Next Generation Biomaterials, MS&T’05, September 25-28, 2005, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

9. R. Cristescu*, I.N. Mihailescu, M. Jelinek, D.B. Chrisey, Functionalized Thin Films & Structures Obtained by Novel Laser Processing Approaches, NATO - Advanced Study Institute, Functionalized Properties of Nanostructured Materials, June 3-14, 2005, Sozopol, Bulgaria.

10. D.B. Chrisey, R. Cristescu*, Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine, NATO - Advanced Study Institute, Functionalized Properties of Nanostructured Materials, June 3-14, 2005, Sozopol, Bulgaria.

11. T. Patz, R. Narayan, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu , N. Menegazzo, B. Mizaikoff, J.J. Wilker, I. Stamatin and D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Mussel Adhesive Protein Thin Films, Composites and High Tech Adhesive Conference, December 7-8, 2004, Savannah, GA, USA.

12. I.N. Mihailescu, V.S. Teodorescu, E. Gyorgy, C. Ristoscu, R. Cristescu, Particulates in Pulsed Laser Deposition: Formation Mechanisms and Possible Approaches to their Elimination, 9th Advanced Laser Technology ALT’01, September 11-14, 2001, Constanta, Romania.

Oral presentations:

*Presenting author:

1. Rodica Cristescu*, Anita Visan, Gabriel Socol, Dan E. Mihaiescu, Mariana C. Chifiriuc, Ryan D. Boehm, Roger J. Narayan, Douglas B. Chrisey, Antimicrobial activity of biopolymeric thin films containing with natural compounds and antibiotics fabricated by MAPLE, 10th International Conference on Physics of Advanced Materials, September 22-28, 2014, Iasi, Romania.

2. A. Visan, M. Miroiu, N. Stefan, C. Nita, G. Dorcioman, M. Socol, I. Zgura, O.L. Rasoga, C.S. Breazu, L. Sima , L. Ivan, A. Stanculescu, R. Cristescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, Encapsulated lysozyme into coatings of degradable polymeric blends fabricated by different methods , International Colloquium “Physics of Materials” PM-4 November 13-14, 2014, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Romania.

3. R. Cristescu, E. Axente, F. Sima, G. Dorcioman, C. Nita, I.N. Mihailescu, and D.B. Chrisey, Tailoring The Cellular Niche By Biopolymer Patterns On Differentially Adherent Acceptors, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium R : Nano-engineered bioactive interfaces, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

4. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, A.M. Grumezescu, D. Tamas, M. Enculescu, R. Damian, C. Ghica, C. Chifiriuc, C. Bleotu, and D.B. Chrisey, Magnetic Silica Thin Films Fabricated By MAPLE For Targeted Drug Delivery, E-MRS 2012 Spring Meeting, Symposium G : Functional Biomaterials, May 14-18, 2012, Strasbourg (France).

5. R. Cristescu, E. Axente, S. Grigorescu, G. Dorcioman, G. Popescu-Pelin, I.N. Mihailescu, A.M. Forsea, M. Lupu, I. Stamatin, and D.B. Chrisey, Engineering the Cellular Niche using Laser Direct Writing, E-MRS 2012 Spring Meeting, Symposium G : Functional Biomaterials, May 14-18, 2012, Strasbourg (France).

6. R. Cristescu*, E. Axente, S. Grigorescu, G. Dorcioman, I.N. Mihailescu, A.M. Forsea, M. Lupu, I. Stamatin, and D.B. Chrisey, Engineering The Cellular Niche Using Biopolymer Patterns On Differentially Adherent Substrates, International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies (ALT 12), September 2-6, 2012, Thun, Switzerland.

7. C. Popescu, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, M. Jelinek, D.B. Chrisey, Functionalized Thin Films Of Biopolymers Synthesized by MAPLE for Drug Delivery Applications, International Conference “Micro- to Nano-Photonics- ROMOPTO 2012”, September 3-6, 2012, Bucharest, Romania.

8. Z. Yang, R. Bao, A.N. Caruso, Y. Huang, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, and Douglas B. Chrisey, Fabrication and Process Simulation of Permalloy Nanoparticles by Pulsed Laser Ablation, EMRS 2009 Spring Meeting, Symposium Q: Laser and Plasma Processing for Advanced Materials , June 8-12, 2009, Strasbourg, France.

9. E.C. Buruiana, T. Buruiana, M. Olaru, L. Hahui, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, Chemically Modified Poly(ethylene glycol) and Sol-gel Derived Hybrid Composites for Bioapplications, 41st IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, Torino (Italy) August 5-11, 2007.

10. M. Olaru, E.C. Buruiana, B.C. Simionescu, R. Cristescu , I.N. Mihailescu, Materiaux Nanoporeaux par Sol-gel Based dessus l’Alcool Polyvinylique, Colocviul Franco-Roman, August 2007, Grenoble, France.

11. R. Cristescu*, C. Cojanu, A. Popescu, D. Mihaiescu , G. Caraene, R. Albulescu, T. Buruiana, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu and D.B. Chrisey.Advanced Laser Processing of Functionalized Polysaccharides for Controlled-Release Drug Delivery Systems, NATO - Advanced Study Institute, Functionalized Nanoscale Materials, Devices, and Systems for chem.-bio Sensors, Photonics, and Energy Generation and Storage, June 4-15, 2007, Sinaia, Romania.

12. R. Cristescu*, C. Ristoscu, T. Kocourek, L. Stamatin, D. Mihaiescu, I. Stamatin, M. Jelinek, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Blood Proteins Nanostructured Thin Films for Fast Diagnostic Obtained by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, Nanostructured Materials for Functional, Structural and Bio-Aplications, Nano’06, November 13-15, 2006, Brno, Czech Republic.

13. R. Cristescu*, T. Kocourek, A. Moldovan, L. Stamatin, D. Mihaiescu, M. Jelinek, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Blood Proteins for Fast Diagnostic, Intl. Conference “Micro- to Nano-Photonics- ROMOPTO 2006”, August 28-31, 2006, Sibiu, Romania.

14. M. Jelinek, T. Kocourek, J. Remsa, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, MAPLE Applications in Studying Organic Thin Films, 15th Int'l Laser Physics Workshop LPHYS'06, July 24-28, 2006, Lausanne, Switzerland.

15. R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, E. Axente, S. Grigorescu, C. Cojanu, E.L. Zdrentu, L. Stamatin, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Direct Writing of Microorganisms for Rapid Detection and Diagnostics, EMRS 2006 Spring Meeting (EMRS-IUMRS-ICEM 06), Symposium H: Photon-assisted Synthesis and Processing of Functional Materials, May 29 - June 2, 2006, Nice, France.

16. Georgeta Caraene, Mihaela Albulescu, Radu Albulescu, Andrei Albulescu, Rodica Cristescu, Camelia Cojanu, In Vitro and In Vivo Release Kinetics Comparative Study of Bare and Pullulan-Triacetate Coated Voltaren Pellets Compressed Active Substance, International Symposium “Drug Research – between Information and Life Sciences”, October 19 – 20, 2006 Bucuresti, Romania.

17. A. Doraiswami, R.J. Narayan, C. Dinu, R. Cristescu, P.B. Messersmith, S. Stafslien, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Thin Film Processing of Biopolymers: Mussel Adhesive Protein Analog, Symposium on Biomimetic Polymers and Gels, 2005 Fall Meeting Materials Research Society (MRS), November 28- December 1, 2005, Boston, MA, USA.

18. R. Cristescu*, E. Axente, A. Moldovan, I.N. Mihailescu, T. Kocourek, M. Jelinek, D. Mihaiescu, M. Albulescu, T. Buruiana, I. Stamatin, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Processing of a Pullulan-tailor-Made Biomaterials Thin Films for Drug Delivery Systems, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference EMBEC’05, November 20-25, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic.

19. M. Jelinek, R. Cristescu, T. Kocourek, M. Vrbova, L. Stamatin, A. Moldovan, D. Mihaiescu, C. Mirea, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Baser MAPLE Deposition Technique and Film Growth Rate, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference EMBEC’05, November 20-25, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic.

20. V. Vymetalova, M. Jelinek, R. Cristescu, T. Kocourek, M. Vrbova, I. N.Mihailescu, Morphology of Biomedical Thin Films Prepared by MAPLE, 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference EMBEC’05, November 20-25, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic.

21.M. Jelinek, J. Lancok, T. Kocourek, J. Bulir, M. Novotny, R. Cristescu, Laser Preparation of Inorganic and Organic Nanocrystalline Thin Films, Nanostructured Materials for Functional, Structural and Bio-Aplications, Nano’05, November 8-11, 2005, Brno, Czech Republic.

22.R. Cristescu*, A. Doraiswamy, T. Patz, R. J. Narayan, N. Menegazzo, B. Mizaikoff, P.P. Messersmith, J.J. Wilker, I. Stamatin, T. Kocourek, M. Jelinek, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Processing of Biomacromolecules Thin Films by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Technique, Nanostructured Materials for Functional, Structural and Bio-Aplications, Nano’05, November 8-11, 2005, Brno, Czech Republic.

23. T. Patz, R. Cristescu*, N. Menegazzo, B. Mizaikoff, R. Narayan, J.J. Wilker, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Processing of Adhesive Polymer Thin Films by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, 4th International Conference on Photo-Excited Processes & Applications (4-ICPEPA), September 5-9, 2004, Lecce, Italy.

24. R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, C. Ghica, I. Stamatin, D.B. Chrisey, Processing of Adhesive Protein Thin Films by the Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Technique, 21st E-MRS 2004 Spring Meeting, Symposium N:-Laser Interactions in Materials: Nanoscale to Mesoscale, May 24-28, 2004, Strasbourg, France.

25. R. Cristescu*, A. Axente, I. Stamatin, D. Mihaiescu, I. Baltog, I.N. Mihailescu, UV – Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Polyaniline Thin Films and Structures, 7th Intl. Conference “Micro- to Nano-Photonics- ROMOPTO 2003, September 8-11, 2003, Constanta, Romania.

26. R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, E. Axente, I.N. Mihăilescu, M. Popescu, I. Stamatin, C. Nastase, E.C. Buruiana, V. Niculescu, Pulsed Laser Deposition of Triazene-Polyurethanes Thin Films, 7th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (7-ICFPAM), NATO Advanced Research Workshop “Smart and Functional Organic Materials” June 10-15, 2003, Bucharest, Romania.

26. R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, I. Soare, I. Morjan, M. Popescu, F. Sava, C.O. Morosanu, I. Stamatin, A. Andrei, J. Neamtu, Pulsed Laser Ablation of PMMA Thin Films, 12th ISQE Conference, September 23-28, 2002, Varna, Bulgaria - Poster selected for Oral Presentation

28. R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, A. Andrei, G. Oncioiu, F. Sava, M. Popescu, I. Soare, I. Morjan, I.N. Mihailescu, Pulsed Laser Ablation of Polymers, 10th “Advanced Laser Technology ALT’ 02”, September 14-20, 2002, Adelboden, Switzerland.

  

Poster presentations:

*Presenting author:

1. A. Visan, M. Miroiu, N. Stefan, C. Nita, G. Dorcioman, I. Zgura, O.L. Rasoga, C.S. Breazu, Iuliana Urzica, L. Sima , L. Ivan, A. Stanculescu, R. Cristescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, Fabrication of embedded lysozyme into degradable polycaprolactone -polyethylene glycol coatings, E-MRS 2014 FALL MEETING, September 15-19, 2014, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland.

2. Floralice Marimona Miroiu, Nicolaie Stefan, Anita Ioana Visan, Cristina Nita, Rodica Cristescu, Irina Zgura, Oana Rasoga, Ion N. Mihailescu, Gabriel Socol, Composite biodegradable biopolymer coatings of Silk Fibroin –Poly(3-Hydroxybutyric-acid-co-3-Hydroxyvaleric-acid) for biomedical applications, 10th International Conference on Physics of Advanced Materials, September 22-28, 2014, Iasi, Romania.

3. Anita Ioana Visan, Nicolaie Stefan, Floralice Marimona Miroiu, Cristina Nita Gabriela Dorcioman, Irina Zgura, Oana L. Rasoga, Carmen Steliana Breazu, Anca Ioana Stanculescu, Rodica Cristescu, Comparative study on MAPLE and Dip Coating techniques for fabrication of biodegradable polymer thin films with medical applications, 10th International Conference on Physics of Advanced Materials, September 22-28, 2014, Iasi, Romania.

4. Stefan-Marian Iordache, Ana-Maria Iordache, Eugenia Fagadar-Cosma, Rodica Cristescu, Ioan Stamatin, Screen printed electrodes sensors based on single wall carbon nanotubes functionalized with porphyrins for neurotransmitter sensing, 10th International Conference on Physics of Advanced Materials, September 22-28, 2014, Iasi, Romania.

5. C. Nita, A. Visan, E. Axente, R. Cristescu, N. Stefan, M. Miroiu, G. Dorcioman, I. Zgura, O.L. Rasoga, C.S. Breazu, G. Socol, Comparative study of polycaprolactone and polylactic acid coatings-Physico, chemical and compositional investigations, International Student Conference on Photonics 2014, September 23-26, 2014, Orastie, Hunedoara, Romania.

6. N. Stefan, F. Miroiu, A. Visan, C. Nita, I. Zgura, O. Rasoga, R. Cristescu, G. Socol, Fabrication of biodegradable silk fibroin - poly(sebacic acid) diacetoxy terminated composite coatings for local proteins release, International Student Conference on Photonics 2014, September 23-26, 2014, Orastie, Hunedoara, Romania.

7. A. Visan, M. Miroiu, N. Stefan, C. Nita, G. Dorcioman, I. Zgura, O.L. Rasoga, C.S. Breazu, Iuliana Urzica, L. Sima, L.Ivan, A. Stanculescu, R. Cristescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, Embedded lysozyme into degradable polycaprolactone -polyethylene glycol coatings fabricated by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation and Dip Coating Techniques, International Student Conference on Photonics 2014, September 23-26, 2014, Orastie, Hunedoara, Romania.

8. F. Miroiu, N. Stefan, A. Visan, C. Nita, R. Cristescu, I. Zgura, O. Rasoga, L. Sima, I. N. Mihailescu, G. Socol, Silk Fibroin – poly(3-hydroxybutyric-acid-co-3-hydroxyvaleric-acid composite biodegradable polymer coatings for biomedical applications, International Student Conference on Photonics 2014, September 23-26, 2014, Orastie, Hunedoara, Romania.

9. A.-M. Iordache, R. Cristescu*, E. Fagadar-Cosma, A. Popescu, C. Popescu, V. Grumezescu, A.A. Ciucu, S. Iordache, A. Balan, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, and D.B. Chrisey, Fabrication Of Novel Meso-Phenyl Unsymmetrical Substituted Porphyrin Thin Films By Maple For Gas Sensing Applications, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J : Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

10. Rodica Cristescu, Valentina Grumezescu, Alina Maria Holban, Bogdan Stefan Vasile, Laurentiu Mogoanta, George Dan Mogosanu, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu, Gabriel Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, Anton Ficai, Roxana Trusca, Florin Iordache, and Douglas B. Chrisey, MAPLE-Fabricated Thin Films Composed of 5 Nm Antibiotics Functionalized Magnetite Nanostructures with Anti-Pathogenic Properties, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J : Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

11. S.-M. Iordache, A.-M. Iordache, I. Stamatin, A. A. Ciucu, E. Fagadar-Cosma, R. Cristescu*, Screen Printed Electrodes Based On Metallo-Porphyrine For Evaluation Of Biogenic Amines, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium P :Carbon materials: surface chemistry and biomedical applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

12. Marcela Elisabeta Barbinta-Patrascu, Stefan Marian Iordache, Ana Maria Iordache, Nicoleta Badea, Camelia Ungureanu, Rodica Cristescu*, Nanobioarchitectures based on photopigments, artificial lipid bilayers and carbon nanotubes, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium N: Converging technology for nanobio-applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

13. A. Visan, M. Miroiu, N. Stefan, C. Nita, G. Dorcioman, I. Zgura, O.L. Rasoaga, C.S. Breazu, A. Stanculescu, R. Cristescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, Fabrication of biodegradable polycaprolactone -polyethylene glycol composite coatings by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation and Dip Coatings, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J : Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France)._Best poster award

14. C. Nita, E. Axente, F. Sima, I. Iordache, R. Cristescu, A. Visan, I. Zgura, O.L. Rasoaga, C.S. Breazu, A. Stanculescu, G. Socol, Comparative study on the deposition of biodegradable PCL/PLA blend coatings, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J : Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

15. G. Socol, V. Grumezescu, C. Nita, G. Dorcioman, N. Stefan, M. Miroiu, I. Zgura, M. Socol, A. Visan, G. Popescu-Pelin, R. Cristescu, O. Rasoga, C.S. Breazu, A. Stanculescu, Deposition and characterization of calcium phosphates/poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) biocomposite coatings, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J : Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

16. Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu, Alina Maria Holban, Gabriel Socol, Bogdan Stefan Vasile, Rodica Cristescu, Valentina Grumezescu, Denisa Ficai, Anton Ficai, Roxana Twrusca, Elena Grosu, Florin Iordache, Fabrication and characterization of functionalized surfaces with silicon polymer films for anti-infective therapy applications, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J : Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

17. F.M. Miroiu, N. Stefan, A. Visan, O.L. Rasoga, I. Zgura, C.Nita, A. Stanculescu, G. Dorcioman, R. Cristescu, I. N. Mihailescu, G. Socol, Biodegradable Silk Fibroin/Poly(3-Hydroxy-Butyric Acid-Co-3-Hydroxy-Valeric Acid) composite coatings obtained by MAPLE and dip-coating methods, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2014 Spring Meeting, Symposium J : Laser interaction with advanced materials: fundamentals and applications, May 26-30, 2014, Lille (France).

18. A. Visan, M. Miroiu, N. Stefan, C. Nita, G. Dorcioman, I. Zgura, O.L. Rasoaga, C.S. Breazu, A. Stanculescu, R. Cristescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation vs. Dip Coating techniques for fabrication of biodegradable polymer thin films with medical applications, International Conference"MODERN LASER APPLICATIONS"Fourth Edition, 19-23 Mai, 2014, Bran,Romania.

19. R. Cristescu*, G. Dorcioman, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, A. Grumezescu, M. Enculescu, C. Chifiriuc, R. D. Boehm, R. J. Narayan, D. B. Chrisey, Antimicrobial Activity Of Flavonoid-Biopolymer –Antibiotic Thin Films Fabricated By Advanced Pulsed Laser Methods, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium R : Nano-engineered bioactive interfaces, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

20. R. Cristescu*, A. Popescu, C. Popescu, V. Grumezescu, I N. Mihailescu, A.A. Ciucu, A. Balan, S. Iordache, I. Stamatin, E. Fagadar-Cosma, D.B. Chrisey, Novel Meso-Phenyl Unsymmetrical Substituted Porphyrin Thin Films Deposited By MAPLE, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium O : Synthesis, processing and characterization of nanoscale multi functional oxide films IV, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

21. R. Cristescu*, G. Dorcioman, C. Popescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, A. Grumezescu, M. Enculescu, C. Chifiriuc, C Bleotu, D. B. Chrisey, Iron-Oxide Core/Shell/Adsorption-Shell Nanoparticle Thin Coatings Fabricated By MAPLE For Biological Applications, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium U : Design of multifunctional nano-objects for biomedical applications, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

22. M. Ulmeanu, I. Anghel, M. Enculescu, M. Zamfirescu, R. Cristescu*, Silicon structuring under femtosecond laser irradiation in liquid, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials interactions for micro and nano applications, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

23. N. E. Stankova, N. N. Nedyalkov, R. G. Nikov, P.A. Atanasov, R. Cristescu*, Micromachining and near-field nanopatterning by UV laser irradiation – precise materials processing, , E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials interactions for micro and nano applications, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

24. N. Stefan, FM. Miroiu, R. Cristescu, A. Visan, V. Grumezescu, C. Nita, M. Socol, O. Rasoga, L. Sima, IN Mihailescu, G. Socol, Fabrication of Biodegradable Silk Fibroin - Poly(Sebacic Acid) Diacetoxy Terminated Composite Coatings for Local Release of Proteins, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials interactions for micro and nano applications, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

25. G. Socol, L. Sima, L. Radulescu, F. Sima, M. Socol, E. Axente, V. Grumezescu, R. Cristescu, M. Miroiu, F. Antohe, C.S. Breazu, A. Stanculescu, I. Zgura, M. Chiritoiu, Release profile of proteins encapsulated in biodegradable calcium phosphates/ poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) nanocomposite coatings, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials interactions for micro and nano applications, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

26. F. Miroiu, G. Socol, N. Stefan, R. Cristescu, A. Visan, L. Sima, F. Sima,V. Grumezescu, C. Nita, M.Socol, O. Rasoga, I. N. Mihailescu, Controlled Release of Proteins Embedded in Biodegradable Silk Fibroin - Poly(3-Hydroxybutyric Acid-Co-3-Hydroxy-Valeric Acid) Composite Coatings, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials interactions for micro and nano applications, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

27. A. Visan, M. Miroiu, R. Cristescu,G. Socol, N. Stefan, G. Dorcioman, F Sima, N. Serban, C. Nita, M. Soco, L. Sima, C. R. Luculescu , A. Stanculescu, I.N. Mihailescu, Characteristics and biodegradation properties of polycaprolactone -polyethylene glycol coatings for tissue engineering applications, E-MRS 2013 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials interactions for micro and nano applications, May 27-31, 2013, Strasbourg (France).

28. C. Nita, A.C. Popescu, R. Cristescu, A.C. Popa, G.E. Stan, M.A. Husanu, I. Pasuk, D. Popescu, I.N. Mihailescu, Protective Carbon-Based Coatings For Metal Surfaces Exposed To Corrosive Body Fluids, 22nd International Laser Physics Conference 2013 LPHYS’13, July 15-19, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.

29. Camelia Popescu, Cristina Nita, Andrei C. Popescu, Rodica Cristescu, Iuliana Iordache, Maria Kandyla, Michael Kompitsas, Gold/ITO-Based Surface Plasmon Resonance Cholesterol Sensor, 22nd International Laser Physics Conference 2013 LPHYS’13, July 15-19, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.

30. R. Cristescu, C. Popescu, G. Dorcioman, M. Miroiu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, A. Grumezescu, M. Enculescu, C. Chifiriuc, P.R. Miller, R. D. Boehm, R.J. Narayan, and D.B. Chrisey, Antimicrobial Activity of Flavonoid-Biopolymer–Antibiotic Thin Films Fabricated By Advanced Pulsed Laser Methods, E-MRS 2012 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials processing for micro and nano applications, May 14-18, 2012, Strasbourg (France).

31. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, I.N. Mihailescu, A.A. Ciucu, A. Balan, S. Iordache, I. Stamatin, E. Fagadar-Cosma, and D.B. Chrisey, Novel Nanostructured Porphyrin Conjugate Thin Films Deposited By MAPLE, E-MRS 2012 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials processing for micro and nano applications, May 14-18, 2012, Strasbourg (France).

32. G. Socol, L.E. Sima, C.R. Luculescu, M. Enculescu, M. Socol, M. Miroiu, N. Preda, A. Stanculescu, F. Sima, R. Cristescu, S.M. Petrescu, I.N. Mihailescu, Combinatorial pulsed laser deposition of calcium phosphates, E-MRS 2012 Spring Meeting, Symposium V : Laser materials processing for micro and nano applications, May 14-18, 2012, Strasbourg (France).

33. C. Popescu, A.C. Popescu, R. Cristescu, I. Iordache, D. Mihaiescu, D. Tamas, C. Ghica, Polymeric shell magnetic nanoparticles for localized drug delivery, E-MRS 2012 Spring Meeting, Symposium P : Advanced Hybrid Materials II: design and applications, May 14-18, 2012, Strasbourg (France).

34. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu E. Axente, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, A.M. Grumezescu, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, V. Lazar, C. Chifiriuc, C. Saviuc, M. Popa, and D.B. Chrisey, Magnetic Nanofluid Thin Films Synthesised by Maple: Chemical, Morphological and In Vitro Biological Assays Investigations, E-MRS 2011 Spring & Bilateral Meeting, symposium J : Laser materials processing for micro and nano applications, May 9 - 13, 2011, Nice (France).

35. S. Grigorescu, R. Cristescu*, E. Axente, G. Popescu-Pelin, I.N. Mihailescu, A.M. Forsea, I. Stamatin, M. Hindie, O. Galle, and D.B. Chrisey, Laser Direct Writing Of Fibronectin For Idealized Skin Scaffold Constructs, E-MRS 2011 Spring & Bilateral Meeting, symposium J : Laser materials processing for micro and nano applications, May 9 - 13, 2011, Nice (France).

36. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, P.R. Miller, R.D. Boehm, R.J. Narayan, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, and D.B. Chrisey, Antibacterial Activity of Flavonoid-Biopolymer –Antibiotic Thin Films Synthesized by Advanced Pulsed Laser Methods, E-MRS 2011 Spring & Bilateral Meeting, symposium P: Bio-inspired and bio-integrated materials as new frontiers nanomaterials, May 9 - 13, 2011, Nice (France).

37. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, I.N. Mihailescu, A.A. Ciucu, S. Iordache, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, E. Fagadar-Cosma, and D.B. Chrisey, Biomolecular Recognition of Saccharides by Novel Nanostructured Porphyrin Conjugate Thin Films Deposited by MAPLE, E-MRS 2011 Spring & Bilateral Meeting, symposium P: Bio-inspired and bio-integrated materials as new frontiers nanomaterials, May 9 - 13, 2011, Nice (France).

38. S. Iordache, A-M. Ducu, A. Andronie, S. Stamatin, A. Cucu, C. Ceaus, M. Ceaus, A. Popescu, E. Fagadar-Cosma, R. Cristescu*, I. Stamatin, SPE based on porphyrins for biological compound sensing, E-MRS 2011 Spring & Bilateral Meeting, symposim O: Bionanomaterials for imaging, sensing and actuating, May 9 - 13, 2011, Nice, France.

39. S. Iordache, A-M. Ducu, A. Andronie, S. Stamatin, A. Cucu, C. Ceaus, M. Ceaus, R. Cristescu*, I. Stamatin, Acridine polymerization on SPE as a new biosensor for neurotransmitters detection, E-MRS 2011 Spring & Bilateral Meeting, symposium P: Bio-inspired and bio-integrated materials as new frontiers nanomaterials, May 9 - 13, 2011, Nice, France.

40. S. Iordache, A-M. Ducu, A. Andronie, S. Stamatin, A. Cucu, C. Ceaus, M. Ceaus, R. Cristescu*, I. Stamatin, Molecular imprinting biosesnsors design based on aminophenol polymerization, E-MRS 2011 Spring & Bilateral Meeting, symposium P: Bio-inspired and bio-integrated materials as new frontiers nanomaterials, May 9 - 13, 2011, Nice (France).

41. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, G. Socol, A. Visan, I.N. Mihailescu, S.D. Gittard, P.R. Miller, T.N. Martin, R.J. Narayan, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, and D.B. Chrisey, Deposition of Antibacterial of Poly(1,3-Bis-(P-Carboxyphenoxy Propane)-Co-(Sebacic Anhydride)) 20:80 / Gentamicin Sulfate Composite Coatings by MAPLE, Symposium R: Laser processing and diagnostics for micro and nano applications of the E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, June 7-11, 2010, Strasbourg, France.

42. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, I.N. Mihailescu, A.A. Ciucu, S. Iordache, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, E. Fagadar-Cosma, and D.B. Chrisey, MAPLE Deposition of Mn(Iii) Porphyrin Thin Films: Structural, Topographical and Electrochemical Investigations, Symposium R: Laser processing and diagnostics for micro and nano applications of the E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, June 7-11, 2010, Strasbourg, France.

43. C. Popescu*, R. Cristescu, A.C. Popescu, I.N. Mihailescu, M. Spiroiu, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, T. Buruiana, D.B. Chrisey, Polyvinyl Alcohol Derivatives Thin Films for Controlled Drug Delivery: Laser Deposition and Morphological, Chemical and In Vitro Characterization, Symposium B: Functional biointerfaces of the E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, June 7-11, 2010, Strasbourg, France.

44. S. Iordache, A. Andronie, A. Cucu, S. Stamatin, Ioan Stamatin, Aurel Popescu, A. A. Ciucu, E. Fagadar-Cosma, R. Cristescu*, SPE based on CNT functionalized with porphyrine for neurotransmitter sensing, Symposium P: Science and technology of nanotubes, nanowires and graphene of the E-MRS 2010 Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France.

45. Rodica Cristescu, Camelia Popescu, Andrei C. Popescu, Gabriel Socol, Ion N. Mihailescu, Georgeta Caraene, Radu Albulescu, Tinca Buruiana, Douglas B. Chrisey, Pulsed Laser Processing Of Functionalized Polysaccharides For Controlled Release Drug Delivery Systems, NATO - Advanced Study Institute, Technological Innovations in Detection and Sensing of Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) and Ecological Terrorism, June 7-17, 2010, Chisinau, Moldova.

46. S. Grigorescu, R. Cristescu*, E. Axente, F. Sima, G. Dorcioman, I.N. Mihailescu, A.M. Forsea, O. Gallet, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Direct Writing of Fibronectin for Idealized Skin Scaffold Constructs, 2st Intl. School on "Laser-surface interactions for new materials production: tailoring structure and properties", 11-18 July 2010 San Servolo Island - Venice, Italy.

47. S. Grigorescu, R. Cristescu*, E. Axente, F. Sima, G. Dorcioman, I.N. Mihailescu, A.M. Forsea, O. Gallet, D.B. Chrisey, CAD/CAM Fabrication Of Idealized Tissue Constructs For Dermatological Use, Conferinţa "Diaspora în cercetarea ştiinţifică şi învăţământul superior din România" Bucureşti, 21-24 septembrie 2010, Workshopul Exploratoriu "Tendinte si Emergente in Biologia Celulelor Stem si Cercetarea Embriologica" 22-23 septembrie 2010, Bucharest.

48. S. Iordache, A. Ducu, A. Andronie, A. Cucu, S. Stamatin, C. Catalin, Ioan Stamatin, Aurel Popescu, A.A. Ciucu, E. Fagadar-Cosma, R. Cristescu, SPE based on CNT functionalized with Porphyrine, University of Bucharest, Physics Department, 2010 Polymer Physics Meeting, June 18, 2010, Bucharest.

49. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, I.N. Mihailescu, A.A. Ciucu, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, E. Fagadar-Cosma, D.B. Chrisey, Functionalized Porphyrins Immobilization by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Technique for Warfare Agent Detection, EMRS 2009 Spring Meeting, Symposium M: Bioinspired and Biointegrated Materials as New Frontiers Nanomaterials , June 8-12, 2009, Strasbourg, France –Poster/Oral presentation.

50. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, I.N. Mihailescu, M. Spiroiu, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, T. Buruiana, D.B. Chrisey, Targeted Polyvinilalcohol Derivatives Thin Films for Sustained Drug Release Systems: Laser Deposition and Morphological, Chemical and In Vitro Characterization, EMRS 2009 Spring Meeting, Symposium Q: Laser and Plasma Processing for Advanced Materials , June 8-12, 2009, Strasbourg, France.

51. Z. Yan, R. Bao, M.S. Shur, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, and D.B. Chrisey, MAPLE Deposition of AlN Nanoparticle Composite Thin Films, , EMRS 2009 Spring Meeting, Symposium Q: Laser and Plasma Processing for Advanced Materials , June 8-12, 2009, Strasbourg, France.

52. D. Mihaiescu, A. Ionescu, O. Ionescu, R. Cristescu, C. Cojanu, S. Buteica, Application of Advanced Imaging Techniques in Multilayer MAPLE Deposed Nanofilm Characterization, Systems Chemistry, October 3-8, 2008, Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy.

53. T. Buruiana, E.C. Buruiana, L. Stroea, R. Cristescu, I. N. Mihailescu, Synthesis, Characterization and Study of the Formation Of Micelles Based on Block Oligomers of Poly(ethylene Oxide) and Poly(caprolactone), 2nd Euchems Chemistry Congress: The Global Science , September 16-20, 2008, Torino, Italy.

54. R. Cristescu, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, D. Mihaiescu, A. Doraiswamy, R.J. Narayan, T. Buruiana, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Functional Polyethylene Glycol Derivatives Nanostructured Thin Films Synthesized by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, 6th International Conference on Photo-Excited Processes and Applications 9-12 Sep 2008, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.

55. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, I.N. Mihailescu, T. Buruiana, I. Stamatin, M. Jelinek, R.J. Narayan, D.B. Chrisey, Functionalized Nanostructured Thin Films of Biopolymers Synthesized by Laser Processing Approaches for Drug Delivery and Fast Diagnostic/Medicine Applications, 1st Intl. School on "Laser-surface interactions for new materials production: tailoring structure and properties", 13-20 July 2008 San Servolo Island - Venice, Italy.

56. C. Popescu, R. Cristescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, L. Duta, D. Mihaiescu, T. Buruiana, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, G. Caraene, R. Albulescu, Ion N. Mihailescu, Synthesis of functionalized polyethyleneglycol thin structures by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation usable as carrying agent in Drug Delivery Systems, 1st Intl. School on "Laser-surface interactions for new materials production: tailoring structure and properties", 13-20 July 2008 San Servolo Island - Venice, Italy.

57. D. Mihaiescu, A. Ionescu, O. Ionescu, R. Cristescu, C. Cojanu, S. Buteica, FT-IR microscopy / Raman Spectrometry Study of MAPLE Deposed Nanofilm Degradation Process, Second International Conference on Nanostructures SElf-Assembly NANO SeA 2008, July 7-11 2008, Monteporzio Catone, Rome, Italy.

58. D. Mihaiescu, A. Ionescu, O. Ionescu, R. Cristescu, C. Cojanu, S. Buteica, MAPLE deposed multilayer nanofilm characterization and testing as controlled drug delivery system, Second International Conference on Nanostructures SElf-Assembly NANO SeA 2008, July 7-11 2008, Monteporzio Catone, Rome, Italy – Poster presentation.

59. T. Buruiana, L. Hahui, E.C. Buruiana, R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, Poly(ethylene oxide) Derivatives for Deposition by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, Polymer Networks Group Conference , June 22-26, 2008, Larnaca, Cyprus.

60. A. Popescu, R. Cristescu, L. Duta, C. Cojanu, D. Mihaiescu, T. Buruiana, I. Stamatin, I. Mihailescu, Porous Biopolymer Synthesis by Matrix As

sisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation for Controlled Drug Delivery Applications, NATO - Advanced Study Institute, Nanostructured Materials for Advanced Technological Applications, June 1-13, 2008, Sozopol, Bulgaria.

61. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, L. Duta, G. Caraene, A. Ionescu, D. Mihaiescu, R. Albulescu, T. Buruiana, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Functionalized Polyvinyl Alcohol Derivatives Thin Films for Controlled Drug Release and Targeting Systems: Laser Deposition and Morphological, Chemical and In Vitro Characterization, EMRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Symposium B: Laser and Plasma in Micro- and Nano-Scale Materials Processing and Diagnostics, May 26 - 30, 2008, Strasbourg, France.

62. R Cristescu*, T. Kocourek, A. Doraiswami, D. Mihaiescu, R. Narayan, I. Stamatin, J.J. Wilker, M. Jelinek, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Simplified Polymer Mimics Of Cross-Linking Mussel Adhesive Proteins Thin Films By Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Technique, EMRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Symposium B: Laser and Plasma in Micro- and Nano-Scale Materials Processing and Diagnostics, May 26 - 30, 2008, Strasbourg, France.

63. R. Cristescu*, C. Popescu, A. Popescu, S. Grigorescu, L. Duta, O.-S. Ionescu, D. Mihaiescu, T. Buruiana, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Processing of Polyethylene Glycol Block Copolymers Thin Films, EMRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Symposium B: Laser and Plasma in Micro- and Nano-Scale Materials Processing and Diagnostics, May 26 - 30, 2008, Strasbourg, France.

64. R. Lescarbeau, D. Chrisey, C. Peake, R. Cristescu*, I.N. Mihailescu, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Taxol and Polymer Multilayered Thin Films for Programmable Drug Delivery, EMRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Symposium B: Laser and Plasma in Micro- and Nano-Scale Materials Processing and Diagnostics, May 26 - 30, 2008, Strasbourg, France.

65. T. Buruiana, E.C. Buruiana, L. Hahui, M. Zamfir, R. Cristescu, I. N. Mihailescu, Synthesis and Characteristics of Poly(ethylene oxide) Derivatives for Deposition by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, European Polymer Congress, July 2-6, 2007, Portorož, Slovenia.

66. R Cristescu, C. Cojanu, A. Popescu, A Doraiswamy, R.J Narayan, D Mihaiescu, I Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B Chrisey, Novel Chemical Templating Approach for Controlled Released Drug Systems, EMRS 2007 Spring Meeting, Symposium P Laser Synthesis and Processing of Advanced Materials, May 28 - June 1, 2007, Strasbourg, France.

67. R. Cristescu, C. Cojanu, A. Popescu, G. Socol, D. Mihaiescu, G. Caraene, R. Albulescu, T. Buruiana, I Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Functionalized Polyethylene Glycol Derivatives Thin Films Synthesized by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, EMRS 2007 Spring Meeting, Symposium P: Laser Synthesis and Processing of Advanced Materials, May 28 - June 1, 2007, Strasbourg, France.

68. R. Cristescu*, E. Axente, S. Grigorescu, A. Moldovan, D.E. Mihaiescu, M. Albulescu, T. Buruiana, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Derivatives of Pullulan Polysaccharide Thin Films for Controlled Drug Release Systems, Romanian Conference on Advanced Materials ROCAM, September 11-14, 2006, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania.

69. A. Doraiswamy, R.J. Narayan, R. Cristescu*, J.H. Waite, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Processing of Natural Mussel Adhesive Protein Thin Films, 14th Advanced Laser Technology ALT’01, September 8-12, 2006, Brasov, Romania.

70. R. Cristescu, L. Stamatin, I. Stamatin, I.N Mihailescu, D.B Chrisey, MAPLE Direct Writing of Functionalized Quantum Dots for Bological Labelling and Screening, 5th International Conference on Photo-Excited Processes & Applications (5-ICPEPA), September 3-7, 2006, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

71. M Jelinek, R Cristescu*, E. Axente, T Kocourek, J Dybal, J Remsa, J Plestil, D. Mihaiescu, M. Albulescu, T. Buruiana, I. Stamatin, I N Mihailescu, D B Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Cinnamate- and Tosylate-Pullulan Polysaccharide Derivative Thin Films for Pharmaceutical Applications, EMRS 2006 Spring Meeting (EMRS-IUMRS-ICEM 06), Symposium H: Photon-assisted Synthesis and Processing of Functional Materials, May 29 - June 2, 2006, Nice, France.

72. R. Cristescu*, A. Doraiswamy, T. Patz, G. Socol, S. Grigorescu, F. Sima, R.J. Narayan, D. Mihaiescu, A. Moldovan, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, B. Chislom, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Poly-d,l-Lactide Thin Films for Controlled-Release Drug Systems, EMRS 2006 Spring Meeting (EMRS-IUMRS-ICEM 06), Symposium H: Photon-assisted Synthesis and Processing of Functional Materials, May 29 - June 2, 2006, Nice, France.

73. M. Jelinek, R. Cristescu, T. Kocourek, V. Vorliček, L. Stamatin, A. Moldovan, D. Mihaiescu, C. Mirea, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Study of Film Growth Rate in Laser MAPLE Technology, 8th International Conference on Laser Ablation COLA 2005, September 11-14, 2005, Banff, Canada.

74. R. Cristescu, I.N. Mihailescu, A. Doraiswamy, T. Patz, N. Menegazzo R. Narayan, B. Mizaikoff, P.P. Messersmith, J.J. Wilker, I. Stamatin, T. Kocourek M. Jelinek, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Processing of Polyethylene Glycol and Mussel Adhesive Protein Analogs by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Technique, 8th International Conference on Laser Ablation COLA 2005, September 11-14, 2005, Banff, Canada.

75. R. Cristescu, E. Axente, G. Socol, A. Moldovan, D. Mihaiescu, I. Stamatin, T. Buruiana, M. Jelinek, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation of Azo-Polyurethane Thin Films, 14th International Laser Physics Workshop LPHYS’05, July 4-8, 2005, Kyoto, Japan.

76. R. Cristescu*, G. Dorcioman, C. Ristoscu, A. Moldovan, I.N. Mihailescu, T. Kocourek, M. Jelinek, M. Albulescu, T. Buruiana, D. Mihaiescu, I. Stamatin, D.B. Chrisey, Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation Processing of Triacetate-Pullulan Polysaccharides Thin Films for Drug Delivery Systems, 22nd EMRS 2005 Spring Meeting, Symposium J - Advanced in Laser and Lamp Processing of Functional Materials, May 31 - June 3, 2005, Strasbourg, France.

77. R. Cristescu*, A. Moldovan, I.N. Mihailescu, T. Kocourek, M. Jelinek, L. Stamatin, D. Mihaiescu, I. Stamatin, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Deposition of Cryoglobulin Blood Protein Thin Films by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, 22nd EMRS 2005 Spring Meeting, Symposium J - Advanced in Laser and Lamp Processing of Functional Materials, May 31 - June 3, 2005, Strasbourg, France.

78. T.M. Patz, R. Cristescu, R.J. Narayan, N. Menegazzo, B. Mizaikoff, D.E. Mihaiescu, P.B. Messersmith, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu,D.B. Chrisey, Processing of Mussel Adhesive Protein Analog Thin Films By Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, Z Symposium: Bio-Inspired and Bio-Derived Materials And Processes, 2004 MRS Fall Meeting, November 29 – December 3, 2004, Boston, MA, USA.

79. L. Stamatin, R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, D. Mihaiescu, I. Stamatin, I.N. Mihailescu, D.B. Chrisey, Laser Deposition of Fibrinogen and Cryoglobulin Blood Proteins Thin Films by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, 4th International Conference on Photo-Excited Processes & Applications (4-ICPEPA), September 5-9, 2004, Lecce, Italy.

80. R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, D. Mihaiescu, I. Stamatin, D.B. Chrisey, Deposition of Polymer Thin Films by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, 7th International Conference on Laser Ablation COLA 2003, October 5-10, 2003, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece.

81. R. Cristescu*, C. Ristoscu, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, M. Popescu, I. Stamatin, C. Nastase, T. Buruiana, E.C. Buruiana, Pulsed Laser Deposition of Azobenzene-Polyurethanes Thin Films, 20th E-MRS 2003 Spring Meeting, Symposium H “Photonic Processing of Surfaces, Thin Films and Devices”, June 10-13, 2003, Strasbourg, France.

82. R. Cristescu*, G. Socol, I.N. Mihailescu, F. Sava, M. Popescu, Pulsed Laser Deposition of Polymer Thin Films, 19th E-MRS Spring Meeting 2002, Symposium D “Physics & Chemistry of Advanced Laser Materials Processing”, June 18-21, 2002, Strasbourg, France.

 Language skills

• English – fluent

• French – fluent

• Russian –conversational

• Romanian - native language

Non-work societies

            •MENSA (www.mensa.org) – 1992-present.

References

Available upon request