Dr. Maria Ștefan

Scientific Researcher II


Department: Physics of Nanostructured Systems
Research Team: Nanocomposite Materials with Adjustable Properties

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

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Materials Science and Engineering, Nanomaterials, Inorganic Chemistry, Photocatalysis
  • Nanostructured composite materials:synthesis, characterisation, propeties,  applications in environmental protection and medicine
  • Preparation of materials based on transition metals and rare earth doped metal oxides by sol-gel , poliol, inverse micelle, precipitation
  • Interface studies in magnetic-semiconductor core-shell composite materials
  • Deposition of thin films by PLD
  • Photocatalysis using different composite materials
  • Investigation techniques of advanced materials


MSc in Applied Electrochemistry 2003 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
PhD in Chemistry 2008 – Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania