Dana Cristea

Head of the Micro-Nano Photonics Laboratory
National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies – IMT Bucharest

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Dr. Dana Cristea received the MSc degree in Electronics and PhD degree in Optoelectronics from “Politehnica” University, Bucharest, Romania. She is the head of Microphotonics Lab and the manager of the Core program IMT. Between 2002 and 2008 she was the Scientific manager of IMT. Her main research activities are in the fields of silicon photodetectors and optoelectronic integrated circuits, photonic integrated circuits, chemo-optical and biophotonic sensors, nanophotonic devices based on graphene, graphene composites and QDs; micro-optics- diffractive optics for security applications, plasmonic nanostructures and metasurfaces.

She is author or co-author of more than 100 papers published in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings and holds 5 patents. Dr. Dana Cristea has coordinated more than 30 national projects, participated in FP6 and FP7, H2020 projects, and was the vice-coordinator of the FP7 Project MIMOMEMS. She is currently the coordinator of the IMT core program, scientific manager of projects aiming at knowledge transfer to SMEs and of R&I projects on optoelectronic devices based on QDs and nanoplasmonic structures.