Andrei Victor Sandu
Researcher and associate professor at the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Sandu has expertise in the field of materials science, mainly on advanced analysis techniques. He has started his “scientific life” young with a first publication at the age of 18 years. Now he has over 300 publications, 250 of them indexed by Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) and over 30 patents. Regarding international recognition, the Hirsh index is 22 (over 1500 citations), being a visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Perlis. On the innovative side, he has received over 100 medals at inventions exhibitions and contests and various important orders. He is the President of the Romanian Inventors Forum, member of WIIPA – World Invention Intellectual Property Associations and full member for Romania at IFIA – International Federation of Inventors’ Associations. He is the publishing editor of the International Journal of Conservation Science (Web of Science and Scopus Indexed) and European Journal of Materials Science and Engineering and reviewer for many valuable journals.