Professional ​

"Every act of communication is a miracle of translation."
― Ken Liu, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

I believe that growth comes through interaction and knowledge transfer. I facilitate communication among people from different fields of expertise and with a different cultural and linguistic background.

Scientific Activities

Research Collaborator

​2016 - present: RWTH Aachen/ FZ Juelich 

Research Intern 

2016: Danish Metrology Insitute

Communication and Consulting Activities

Strategy Consultant 

2016- 2017: 180 Degrees Consulting Munich

Communication and Program Consultant 

2016- present: Love for Life Foundation

Associate Editor, Editorialist, Webcontent Manager 

2012- present:

Project Assistant and Translator

2012- 2014: Migraweb

  • UNIX, MacOS and Windows;

  • Microsoft Office Package, LaTEX;

  • Python, R Statistics, Origin, LabVIEW; , SPSS, C++;



Certified Chemical Translator by the Romanian Ministry of Culture- April 2016


EN, DE: fluent

RO: native

IT: advanced

FR, DK, NO: basic knowledge


PhD Candidate in Biophysics

​2016 - present: RWTH Aachen University


​Research in protein dynamics conducted at the FRM II in collaboration with Forschungszentrum Jülich. Main techniques implied in situ dynamic light scattering and neutron spin echo spectroscopy.

MSc & BSc ETH Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences

2011 - 2016: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Solid Basic Preparation in Physics, Mathematics, Inorganic, Organic, Analytical and Physical Chemistry, Biology and biochemistry. Advanced lectures in various spectroscopic techniques.

Research in photoelectron spectroscopy, optical trapping, aerosol science​, solid state NMR. 

Mathematics- Informatics Baccalaureate

​2007 - 2011: ”Dr. Ioan Mesota" National Highschool Brasov


Participation at various national ​competitions for Chemistry, Physics, Biology, German language, Interdisciplinary Sciences, Applied Mathematcs.

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