Ph.D. Simona Condurache-Bota is currently an associate professor at the "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, teaching and research activities in the fields of: General Physics, Nanotechnologies, Solid State Physics, Atmospheric and Air Quality, Meteorology and Climatology, Spectral Analysis Methods, Environmental Science; students guiding for scientific communication sessions and B. Sc. thesis. She has completed the following education and training: post-doctorate in Industrial Engineering at Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania; research theme: The deposition of thin layers of bismuth oxide by laser pulse ablation (PLD) and the analysis of physical properties with their industrial applications; graduate of ACCENT-Plus Summer School: Atmospheric Composition Change - The European Network at Carlo Bo University, Urbino, Italy; graduate of ERCA: European Research School on Atmospheres at Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble and Observatoire de Haute Provence, France;post-doctorate in Atmospheric Physics within the SOLACE (Solar Activity and Clouds: Causal or Casual Relationship) National project type IDEAS at Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania; Ph. D. in Solid State Physics (CUM LAUDE distinction) at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania; Ph. D. thesis title: Contributions to the Study of Electrical and Optical Properties of Oxidant Semiconductor Heterostructures; M. Sc. in Physics: Optics, Spectroscopy and Lasers at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania, with 6 months scholarship granted by the European Physical Society, Mulhouse, France; M. Sc. thesis title: Confocal microscopy with laser sources; dispersion measurements; B. Sc. in Physics: Optics and Spectroscopy (praiseworthy B. Sc. diploma) at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania; B. Sc. thesis title: Spectral analysis of iron alloys Publications: 27 ISI (Thomson Reuters) papers, Hirsch index: 6 in WoS and Google Scholar/ Academic; 5 in Scopus; 5 ISI Proceedings papers; 20 scientific papers in publications recognized in international databases; 3 chapters in scientific books; 8 books of laboratory classes and exercises for higher education and for University admission; 35 scientific papers published in bulletins of national and international conferences. Grants: 3 personal international grants, 1 personal national grant (ExcelDOC POSDRU/159/1.5/S/132397), Scientific projects: member of 6 research projects Memberships: Romanian Physical Society; European Physical Society; at Dunarea de Jos University of Galati: Center for nanostructures and functional materials – CNMF; Center for physical-chemical and morpho-functional analysis and Chemometrics; European Centre of Excellence for the Environment. Foreign languages : English (excellent), French(excellent), Italian (intermediate), German and Spanish (beginner).