Mrs. Simona Condurache-Bota is currently working as an associate professor at The Faculty of Sciences and Environment, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania. She has post-doctorate degrees in Industrial Engineering and Atmospheric Physics, a Ph.D. in Solid State Physics, and M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Physics, with a M.Sc. scholarship in the Netherlands given by the European Physical Society. She has participated in 17 research and/or educational projects, some of them with national and/or international grants. She has published 28 ISI (Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics) papers, 7 ISI proceedings papers, and 10 books and book chapters. She has over 100 quotations and a Hirsch index of 7. She has participated in over 40 conferences. Her scientific interests are: optics, spectroscopy, semiconducting films, environmental science.