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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Braniste Tudor

 

 

str. Studentilor 7, bl. 3, of. 326, Chisinau 2012, Republic of Moldova

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WORK EXPERIENCE

 

February 2013 - present

Junior Scientific Researcher

 

National Center for Materials Study and Testing, Technical University of Moldova, bv. Stefan cel Mare 168, Chisinau 2004, Republic of Moldova, www.ncmst.utm.md, www.utm.md  

 

▪  2D and 3D Gallium Nitride based nanostructures; Design and fabrication of ultrathin GaN membranes; Nanobiotechnology; Living cells interactions with semiconductor based nanoparticles;

 
   

February 2009 – January 2013

Technician, Engineer

 

National Center for Materials Study and Testing, Technical University of Moldova, bv. Stefan cel Mare 168, Chisinau 2004, Republic of Moldova, www.ncmst.utm.md, www.utm.md  

 

▪  Photoelectrochemical processing of wide band gap semiconductors. Electrical and optical characterization of nanostructured materials at low temperatures.

 

EDUCATION

 

2013 – 2017

Doctor of Engineering

National Centre for Materials Study and Testing, Technical University of Moldova, bv. Stefan cel Mare 168, Chisinau, MD-2004, Republic of Moldova, www.ncmst.utm.md, www.utm.md    

Field: Nano-microelectronics and optoelectronics.

Thesis: Two- and three-dimensional nanoarchitectures based on GaN for engineering applications.

 

                   2011 – 2013

Master Degree in Engineering and Engineering Activities

Specialization: Microelectronics and Nanotechnology

Technical University of Moldova, bv. Stefan cel Mare 168, Chisinau, MD-2004, Republic of Moldova

▪  Solid state physics; Nanoelectronics; Optoelectronics; Signal processing; Sensors, VLSI/ULSI technology.

 

2007 – 2011

Licentiate Engineer

Field of training: Electronics and Communications

Technical University of Moldova, bv. Stefan cel Mare 168, Chisinau, MD-2004, Republic of Moldova

 

▪  Electronics, Solid state physics, Optoelectronics, signal processing; Microelectronics technology, Biomedical instrumentation.

TRAININGS

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August – October 2014

February – June 2015

January – March 2016

December 2014

March 2016

                                     June 2014

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship for short research stages at Leibniz Research Laboratories for Biotechnology and Artificial Organs, Hannover Medical School, Germany. Investigation of living cells interactions with GaN nanoparticles.

Advanced Semiconductors for Photonics and Electronics Lab, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland.

4th International Workshop on clean room training for critical and sustainable technologies: Sensors. UNAM, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

September 2011 – April 2012

Training Course on Nano-Bioengineering, Technical University of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova

September 2011

International School of Young Scientists, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

July – August 2010, February 2011

Department of High Frequency Electronics, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

AWARDS

 

2014 – 2015

National Scholarship Program winner awarded by The World Federation of Scientists

2015

Excellence Scholarship awarded by the Government of the Republic of Moldova

PERSONAL SKILLS

 

Mother tongue

Romanian

   

Other language(s)

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English

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Levels: A1/2: Basic user - B1/2: Independent user - C1/2 Proficient user

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Personal skills

▪  Good communication skills, punctuality, responsibility, friendly.

Professional skills

▪  Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical etching. Scanning Electron Microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy, Plasma Proceeding; Electrical and optical characterization of Nano-sensors, Nanobiotechnology, Tissue Engineering.

Computer skills

▪  good command of Microsoft Office™ tools

▪  AutoCAD, C, Photoshop, Origin

Publications

▪  Braniste T., Ciers J., Monaico Ed., Martin D., Carlin J.-F., Ursaki V.V., Sergentu V.V., Tiginyanu I.M., Grandjean N. Multilayer porous structures of HVPE and MOCVD grown GaN for photonic applications. Superlattices and Microstructures. 2017, 102, 221-234;

▪  Tudor Braniste, Ion Tiginyanu, Tibor Horvath, Simion Raevschi, Serghei Cebotari, Marco Lux, Axel Haverich, Andres Hilfiker. Viability and proliferation of endothelial cells upon exposure to GaN nanoparticles. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2016, 7, 1330-1337;

▪  Ion Tiginyanua, Marion A. Stevens-Kalceff, Andrei Sarua, Tudor Braniste, Eduard Monaico, Veaceslav Popa, Hugo D. Andrade, James O. Thomas, Simion Raevschi, Karl Schulte and Rainer Adelung. Self-Organized Three-Dimensional Nanostructured Architectures in Bulk GaN Generated by Spatial Modulation of Doping. ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 2016, Volume 5, Issue 5, P218-P227;

▪  Mircea Dragoman, Ion Tiginyanu, Daniela Dragoman, Tudor Braniste and Vladimir Ciobanu. Memristive GaN ultrathin suspended membrane array. Nanotechnology, 2016, 27, 295204 (5pp);

▪  Arnim Schuchardt, Tudor Braniste, Yogendra K. Mishra, Mao Deng, Matthias Mecklenburg, Marion A. Stevens-Kalceff, Simion Raevschi, Karl Schulte, Lorenz Kienle, Rainer Adelung, & Ion Tiginyanu. Three-dimensional Aerographite-GaN hybrid networks: Single step fabrication of porous and mechanically flexible materials for multifunctional applications. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2015, 5, 8839;

▪  Oleg Lupan, Tudor Braniste, Mao Deng, Lidia Ghimpu, Ingo Paulowicz,Yogendra K. Mishra, Lorenz Kienle, Rainer Adelung, Ion Tiginyanu. Rapid switching and ultra-responsive nanosensors based on individual shell–core Ga2O3/GaN:Ox@SnO2 nanobelt with nanocrystalline shell in mixed phases. Sensors and Actuators B. 2015, 221, 544–555;

▪  Olesea Volciuc, Tudor Braniste, Ion Tiginyanu, Marion A. Stevens-Kalceff, Jakob Ebeling et al. The impact of nanoperforation on persistent photoconductivity and optical quenching effects in suspended GaN nanomembranes. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2013, 103, 243113;

▪  V. Popa, T. Braniste, M. A. Stevens-Kalceff, D. Gerthsen, P. Brenner, V. Postolache, V. Ursaki, and I. M. Tiginyanu. Yellow Luminescence and Optical Quenching of Photoconductivity in Ultrathin Suspended GaN Membranes Produced by Surface Charge Lithography.  Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics, 2012, 7, 730-734.