Amalia Stefaniu has a background in chemical engineering, acquiring her Bachelor’s degree at Politehnica University of Bucharest, Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages. She followed postgraduate academic studies with Drugs and Cosmetics specialization and she obtained a Masters degree in Biotechnologies and food safety. She completed her PhD in Exact Sciences - Chemistry Domain in 2011 at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry. She joined the National Institute for Chemical Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Bucharest in 2001, where she worked first as Chemical Research Engineer in the Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies domain. Her current position is Senior Research Scientist. Her research focuses on properties prediction, mathematical modeling, molecular docking, and therapeutic compounds design.