Invited Speakers

Plenary Session Speaker


Bogdan C. Simionescu

Vice-President of The Romanian Academy

PRESENTATION: Academia Romana si unitatea nationala




Bogdan C. Simionescu obtained a polymer engineering degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Iasi (1971) and the PhD degree from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (1975).


Present position: Professor of polymer science at “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, and senior researcher at “Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of Romanian Academy, Iasi, Romania; director of the Centre of Excellence “Polymers” and of the Interdisciplinary Platform “Multifunctional polymeric materials”, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi.


Visiting/associate professorships/visiting scientist: Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Mulhouse, Mulhouse, France (1991); Universite du Littoral, Dunkerque, France (1995); Freiburger Materialforschungszentrum, FMF, Freiburg, Germany (1996); Society of Polymer Science, Japan (1996); Centre of Polymer Chemistry, Zabrze, Poland (2001, 2005); Universite Montpellier 2, LEMP/MAO, Montpellier, France (2001); Universite d’Angers, Angers, France (2005); Universite de Rouen, Rouen, France (2007); University of Czestochowa, Czestochowa, Poland (2014).


Scientific interests: macromolecular and supramolecular science.


Publications/lectures: more than 350 papers; books and book chapters; more than 150 lectures in Europe, Japan, Canada, USA.


Member of Romanian Academy (2000 – now); President of the Iasi Branch of Romanian Academy (2012 – 2014); Vice-president of Romanian Academy (2014 – now).