Dr. Alia Colniță

Scientific Researcher


Department: Molecular and Biomolecular Physics
Research Team: Molecular and Biomolecular Technologies

Phone: (+40)264-584037, int. 217
Office: Building B, Room B1.05
E-mail: alia.colnita[at]itim-cj[dot]ro

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Vibrational Spectroscopy, Physical Chemistry, Biomolecular Physics
  • Molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) deposition of semiconductor, metallic and molecular films on various substrates in ultra-high vacuum (UHV)
  • Characterization of the deposited films using scanning tunneling microscopy and atomic force microscopy techniques
  • Fabrication of micro/nanometric devices using nanoimprint lithography (NIL)
  • Detection and discrimination of microorganisms using Raman and Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) spectroscopies
  • Spectroscopic characterization of biomolecular systems


Bachelor degree in Physics, Specialisation Medical Physics 2009 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
MSc in Physics, Study Programm Biophysics and Medical Physics 2011– Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
PhD in Physics 2015 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania