Dumitru Baleanu received a B.Sc. degree in Physics from the University of Craiova, Romania, in 1988, an M.Sc. degree from the University of Bucharest, Romania, in 1989, and a Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Atomic Physics, Romania, in 1996. He is Professor at the Institute of Space Sciences, Romania, and since 2000 he is visiting staff member at Cankaya University, Turkey. He published 500 papers in journals indexed in SCI. He is a co-editor of five books published by Springer. He is coauthor of three books published by Elsevier and World Scientific. He is an editorial board member of six ISI journals and is on the 2015 Highly Cited Researcher list in mathematics. His Hirsch index is 33.