Dr. Habil. Maria-Loredana Soran

Scientific Researcher I


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

Phone: (+40)264-584037, int. 215
Office: Building C, Room C2.01
E-mail: loredana.soran[at]itim-cj[dot]ro

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Analytical chemistry, Environmental sciences, Plant sciences, Nanomaterials
  • Separation and determination of various compounds by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and thin layer chromatography (TLC)
  • Extraction techniques
  • Extraction of bioactive compounds from plants by classical and modern methods
  • Influence of stress factors on plants
  • Water decontamination using different nanoparticle systems
  • Synthesis of nanoparticles and hybrid systems with controlled structure and properties
  • Synthesis of nanomaterials using environmentally friendly raw materials
  • Synthesis and testing of catalysts in order to obtain biofuel


MSc in Organometallic and Coordinative Chemistry 1999 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
PhD in Chemistry 2005 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Habilitation in Environmental Engineering 2018