Dr. Rodica Paula Turcu

Scientific Researcher I


Department: Physics of Nanostructured Systems
Research Team: Multifunctional Materials and Biologically Active Compounds

Phone: (+40)264-584037, int. 220
Office: Building C, Room C2.06
E-mail: rodica.turcu[at]itim-cj[dot]ro

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Materials Science, Nanomaterials, Condensed Matter Physics
  • Nanostructured composites inorganic nanoparticles-polymers
  • Physics and chemistry of surfaces • functionalized core-shell type nanostructures based on magnetic nanoparticles and polymers
  • Smart composites based on magnetic nanoparticles and stimuli responsive polymers
  • Micro/nanogels
  • Materials characterization methods (XPS, FTIR, magnetic measurements)


MSc in Engineering Physics 1980 – Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania
PhD in Physics 1997 – University Babes-Bolyai Cluj-Napoca, Romania