Senior Researcher I - Founder of CERTO
Roxana received the BS degree in Applied Optics and Fine Mechanics in 1990 from Politehnica University of Bucharest and her doctoral degree on non-conventional optics in 1996 from Technical Army Academy of Bucharest.
Senior Researcher II - Coordinator
Monica holds a MS in Spectroscopy, Plasma, Lasers and a PhD in Physics from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest. Her main research interests and experience are focused on laser spectroscopic techniques for investigation and diagnosis of artworks, as well as studies on the effects of solid-state lasers on different materials. Other skills: colorimetry, microscopy, anoxia.
Senior Researcher II
Luminița has a PhD in Physics from the University of Bucharest. Her main research interests include the use of spectroscopic techniques for the investigation of cultural heritage objects, with a focus on laser-induced fluorescence and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy.
Senior Researcher II
Laurentiu graduated Computer Science and Physics in the West University of Timișoara and got his MS and PhD in Physics from the University of Bucharest. His main focus is in researching 3D digitization methods of Cultural Heritage assets. His primary skills are photography, photogrammetry, UAS operation, database development, web design.
Ioana Maria Cortea
Ioana holds a MS in Heritage Science and a PhD in Physics from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest. Her main research interests are focused on the application of non-destructive spectroscopic techniques in the investigation of historical art objects and archeological findings. Technical skills: vibrational spectroscopy (IR, Raman), X-ray fluorescence, multivariate data analysis.
Lucian Cristian Ratoiu
Lucian holds a PhD in Visual Arts and a MS in Art Conservation both at the National University of Arts, Bucharest. His main interest concerns the application of multispectral and hyperspectral imagistic analysis in the investigation of artworks. Another key aspect of his research is to link the theory and practice of restoration with the science conservation.
Valentin holds a PhD in Material Science & Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest since 2012. His main research interest is cultural heritage investigations using GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar). Other skills: experience in X-ray diffraction, Optical and Electronic Microscopy.
Alexandru Iulian Chelmuș
Alex is a PHD student at the Physics Faculty from the University of Bucharest and holds two MS from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest. His main research interest is cultural heritage investigations using GPR (ground penetrating radar) combined with aerial imaging techniques. Other skills: X-ray imaging, diagnosis using LDV (Laser Doppler Vibrometry) and microclimate monitoring.
Viktoriya holds a MS in Laser physics and quantum electronics from Sofia University and a PhD in Wave physics from the Institute of Solid State Physics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Her main research interests and experience include laser-matter interaction, mechanisms and optimization of the process of laser cleaning, laser ablation applications in the conservation and analysis of artworks, spectroscopic data analysis.
Marilena Claudia Stancu
Claudia holds a MS in Valorization of the patrimony through the marketing of cultural projects. Her main activities are focused on data management, research platforms upkeep and economic consulting.