Professor, Academician | President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova |
Ion Tighineanu received his Ph.D. degree in Semiconductor Physics from Lebedev Institute of Physics, Moscow, in 1982. Starting from 2001, he serves as the founding Director of the National Center for Materials Study and Testing, Technical University of Moldova. In 2013 he was elected first vice-president, while in April 2019 – president of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova. Professor Tighineanu’s research interests are related to nanotechnologies, smart nanomaterials and development of photonic and electronic novel device structures for multifunctional applications. He has 350 international journal publications and 52 technological patents. He is SPIE Fellow, senior member of OSA, and member of AAAS, MRS, IEEE, and the Electrochemical Society.