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Professor eng. Adina Cotarta, PhD

University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science Department of Applied Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry Computer Aided Electrochemistry Centre UPB- CAEL

Curriculum Vitae

Family name COTARTA 

First Names Ileana Adina 

Address 10 Tincani street, Bl. F 13, sc.3, Ap.60, Sector 6, Bucharest, (home address) City Bucharest, Country ROMANIA,

Telephone: home (401) 7 46 17 56; lab. (401) 3 12 68 79;

cell: 40 722523953; Fax: (401) 3 12 68 79 

Current position: Professor at Department of Applied Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry- The Computer Aided Electrochemistry Laboratory UPB-CAEL

Academic achievement

GRENOBLE 1997 FRANCE

STUDIES

Docteur de L’INSTITUT NATIONAL POLYTECHNIQUE DE GRENOBLE FRANCE avec: TRES HONORABLE AVEC FELICITATIONS ; Specialite : ELECTROCHIMIE Sujet : « Etude electrochimique et electrocristallisation du chrome en milieu de chlorures fondus »

Supervisor : Professeur dr. Jacques Bouteillon , INP Grenoble /Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electrochimie et d’Electrometallurgie de Grenoble-ENSEEG/ France

GRENOBLE 1992 FRANCE

D E A Electrochimie obtained at INP Grenoble(INPG) et Universite Joseph FOURIER- Groupe de Formation Doctorale en Electrochimie – E N S E E G

BUCHAREST 1992 ROMANIA

PhD in Applied Physical Chemistry, September 1992 Title of PhD studies: “Electrochemical energy convertion in nonconventional electrolyte batteries” Chemical Research Institute of Bucharest Supervisors: Professor dr.doc.S.Sternberg, Professor dr.B.Bonciocat

BUCHAREST 1976 ROMANIA

M.Sc. in Inorganic Chemistry at University Politehnica of Bucharest UPB, Faculty of Industrial Chemistry

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

-Chemical Engineer with “Textila Grivita” Bucharest, Romanian enterprise in Bucharest, Romania; in-stage (1976-1980) -Research Engineer with Chemical and Biochemical Energetics Institute of Bucharest and Associate Assistant Professor at Department of Applied Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, University Politehnica Bucharest, Romania (1980-1990)

-Assistant Professor with Department of Applied Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science -Reader with Department of Applied Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, starting 1996 -Professor with Department of Applied Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, starting 2002

STAGES ABROAD- EUROPEAN FELLOWSHIPS

1992-1993 Tempus IMG- 92- RO -1092 Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble(France); Centre de Recherche en Electrochimie Minerale et Genie des Procedees(CREM GP) Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electrochimie et Electrometallurgie de Grenoble (ENSEEG)- Laboratoire d’Electrochimie et de Physico-Chimie des Materiaux et des Interfaces(LEPMI)

1993 PECO-COST reference :ERB3510PL925650- Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble(France); Centre de Recherche en Electrochimie Minerale et Genie des Procedees(CREM GP), Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electrochimie et Electrometallurgie de Grenoble (ENSEEG)- Laboratoire d’Electrochimie et de Physico-Chimie des Materiaux et des Interfaces(LEPMI)

1996- COPERNICUS Research Projet- research stage- Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble(France); Laboratoire d’Electrochimie et de Physico –Chimie des Materiaux et des Interface (LEPMI), Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electrochimie et Electrometallurgie de Grenoble (ENSEEG)

TYPE OF ORGANISATION PROVIDING EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1995- Grant POST DOCTORAL TRAINING under the assistance of Professors J.Bouteillon and J.C.Poignet: Bourses pour l’Accueil de Chercheurs Etrangers de Niveau Post- Doctoral du MINISTERE DE L’ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET DE LA RECHERCHE- FRANCE- Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble; Centre de Recherche en Electrochimie Minerale et Genie des Procedees(CREM GP) Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electrochimie et Electrommetallurgie de Grenoble (ENSEEG)

Freestyle keywords

1. Principal subject

- material science - ionic electrolyte - solid and liquid state electrochemistry - electrochemical methods in environmental protection - applied physical chemistry - electrodeposition - electrochemistry of molten salts and aqueous solution - electrochemical energy convertion in nonconventional electrolyte batteries - calorimetric method - impedance spectroscopy in elucidation of the mechanism of action of medicinal

media - electrode kinetic in molten salts and aqueous solution - electrochemical techniques; computer aided measurement - mathematical methods technique for electrode processes identification - corrosion - polarization behaviour of the type silicon electrode - new potentialities of the Faraday impedance method in studying the redox

dielectrode - technique for electrode processes identification

2. 1995 - Research Assistant with INPGrenoble -France-LEPMI/ Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electrochimie et Electrometallurgie de Grenoble with 2 DEA students: a. Patrice Pallau: DEA Electrochimie/ INPGrenoble; “Etude voltammetrique de solutions de CrCl3 dans LiCl-KCl a 4500C  ̋

b. Gaetane Vuillod : DEA Electrochimie/ INPGrenoble ; “L’utilisation d’un ultra- microelectrode dans le milieu fondu pour mieux observer l’influence du phenomene d’adsorbtion sur la cinetique de transfer lors de la reduction du Cr(II)  ̋

3. INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

1995-1998- COPERNICUS Research Project- Manager Associate of Romanian group “Utilisation des sels fondues en metallurgie” Contractor: INPGrenoble –France In collaboration with: France, Romania, Hungary

2004-2005 InTel (NL/01/B/PP/123129) Inter-Laboratory Tests European Labschool Leonardo DA Vinci Programme

1995- manager of COST Programm CIPA CT 92-0197ERB3510PL92650 - Individual Mobility Project “Use of fused salts in extractive metallurgy” Community’s Action for Cooperation in Sciences and Technology with Central and Easten European Countries.

1998-2002 International Programm: World Bank Programms: VIDEO LAB. CNFIS 216, assistant manager

4. 1992-2002- 10 scientific seminars / Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble/ Laboratoire d’Electrochimie et de Physico-Chimie des Materiaux et des Interfaces/ LEPMI- INP Grenoble-France 1996-1997- 2 scientific seminars- Physical Chemistry Department/ Miskolk- Hungary

5. 1993-2005 Convention de collaboration with LEPMI: Laboratoire d’Electrochimie et de Physico-Chimie des Materiaux et des Interfaces, laboratoire de l’Ecole Nationale d’Electrochimie et d’Electrometallurgie de Grenoble ci-apres designe par l’ENSEEG, Ecole de l’Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble

Expert at International Level- Expert evaluation in the Sixth Framework Programme- Marie Curie Action – Since 2004 – in the Field of Chemistry 2006- Scientific Expert Evaluation in FP6 – Programms – Marie Curie Actions EIF and IIF Programms. Research Experience and International Cooperation.

Expert at National Level – Electrochemistry, Applied Physical Chemistry and Material Science (1997-2002); (2005-2006).

PUBLICATIONS

Romanian Patent 117478/30.01.1985 – University Politehnica Bucharest –directing Papers published in international journals 26 Paper published in international conference proceeding 26 Paper published in national conference proceeding 40

National research projects 25 Book and cours notes 6

Selected publications

1. Adina COTARTA, J.Bouteillon and J.C.Poignet “The electrochemistry of the molten LiCl-KCl-CrCl3 and LiCl-KCl+CrCl2 mixture” J. Appl. Electrochemistry, Volume 27, number 6, June 1997, 651

2. J.Bouteillon, Adina COTARTA, F.Vasiliu, G.Kaptay “Utilisation des sels fondus en metallurgie extractive, elaboration electrolytique de revetement de metaux refractaires et de leurs composes » The Third Year Report, October 1998, Copernicus 1177

3. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA “Electrode redox processes occurring with nonstationary interfacial generation of the electrochemical active species. I. The kinetic model and the general functional equation of the current density” Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 1998, 43(10), 925-933

4. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA “Electrode redox processes occuring with nonstationary interfacial generation of the electrochemical active species. II. New potentialities of the cyclic voltammetry in studying the electrode redox reactions” Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 1998, 43(11), 1027-1035

5. N.Adhoum, L.Arurault, J.Bouteillon, Adina COTARTA, J.C.Gabriel, J.C.Poignet “Refractory Metals in Molten Salts. Their Chemistry, Electrochemistry and Technology. Electrochemistry of Refractory Metals: Hf, Mo, Cr” NATO series vol.53, D.H.Kerridge and E.G.Polyakov, Ed.1998, pp.31/39.

6. Adina COTARTA, J.Bouteillon, J.C.Poignet, F.Vasiliu, V.Cotarta “Preparation and characterisation of chromium deposits obtained from molten salt using pulsed currents” J.Appl. Electrochemistry, 31, 987-995, 2001

7. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA, J.Bouteillon, J.C.Poignet “A method of testing the reversible kinetic behaviour of a redox unielectrode” U.P.B. Sci. Bull, Series D, Vol, 63, No1, 2001

8. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA, J.Bouteillon, J.C.Poignet ” The Electrodeposition of Chromium from Molten Alkali Chlorides. The Effect of the Direct Voltammetry on The Quality of an initial Deposit of Chromium” High Temperature Material Processes, Volume 6, issues 3, 283-304, 2002

9. Adina COTARTA, Gh.Juncu, N.Bonciocat ” Estimation of the kinetic parameters by modeling the cyclic voltammograms for LiCl-KCl+CrCl3+CrCl2 molten salt system ” Revue Roumaine de Chimie, 47(7), 2002

10. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA ” Chronoamperometric method of estimating the corrosion rate when the anodic dissolution process is coupled with the cathodic reduction either of both H+ ions and dissolved O2 molecules or only these species” Annals of West University of Timisoara, Series Chemistry, 12(3), 445-456, 2003

11. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA ” New potentialities of the Faraday Impedance Method in Studying the Redox Dielectrode” Romanian International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering RICCCE 13, Bucharest, Romania, September 2003

12. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA “A New Way of Performing the Nonstationary Nyquist Plots obtained by Faraday Impedance Spectroscopy”

Romanian International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering RICCCE 13, Bucharest, Romania, September 2005, Proceedings Volume 2, S10-1, ISBN 973-718-284-7, ISBN 973-718-286-3

13. N Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA “New Applications of the Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy in Drug Reserch” Annals of West University of Timisoara, Series of Chemistry 15(2), 2006, 103-240, ISSN 1224-9513, Indexed in EBSCO

14 N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA “Estimation of the Electrochemical Properties of the Plant Extract ENERGOTONIC by means of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy” The 15th Romanian International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sept. 19-22, 2007

15. N.Bonciocat, Adina COTARTA “A Criterion of Classifying the drugs by means of the Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (E I S)” T1- Electrochimie et photoelectrochimie interfaciale, Poster reference 1- 01- 19, Journees Francophones d’Electrochimie, 2-6 Juillet 2007, LYON-FRANCE

BOOKS

1. N.Bonciocat and Adina COTARTA Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy in the case of Charge Transfer and diffusion limitations Editura Printech, 2005, ISBN 973-718-296-0, Bucharet, Romania

2. Adina COTARTA

Electrochemistry: Generalities and Applications

Editura Printech, 2002, ISBN 973-99-803-4-1, Bucharest, Romania

3. Adina COTARTA

Phase Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics

Editura Printech , 2001, ISBN 973-652- 463-9, Bucharest, Romania

4. Adina COTARTA , V.Cotarta Electrochimie Generale Publishing on CAEL- Computer Aided Electrochemistry Laboratory- Univ. POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, 1996, Bucharest, Romania

Books abroad

J.Bouteillon, Adina COTARTA, J.C Gabriel, J.C.Poignet Refractory metals in molten salts. Their chemistry, electrochemistry and technology. Electrochemistry of refractory metals: Hf, Mo, Cr. NATO SERIES vol. 53, D.H. Kerridge and E.G.Polyakov, Ed.1998

References if required from professors:

-Prof.dr.J.Bouteillon, Head of Molten Salts Laboratory, LEPMI, INPGrenoble, FRANCE -Prof. dr.J.C.Poignet – Directeur of Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electrochimie et Electrometallurgie de Grenoble ENSEEG- INP Grenoble, FRANCE -Prof.dr.P.Ozil – Vice-President Relations Internationales –INP Grenoble, FRANCE -Prof.dr.M.Ignat – Directeur CNRS - INP Grenoble- FRANCE

-Prof.dr.P.Taxil- Head of Molten Salts Laboratory at Toulouse University- Univ.Paul Sabatier Toulouse III - FRANCE -Eric Chainet, LEPMI (Laboratoire d’Electrochimie et de Physico-chimie des Materiaux et des Interfaces) INP Grenoble - FRANCE

-Prof.dr.M.Caillet- INP Grenoble - FRANCE -Prof.dr. J.C.Rameau – ENSEEG- INP Grenoble- FRANCE -Prof.dr.F.Dalard - ENSEEG- INP Grenoble- FRANCE

Languages

French: high level, fluent English: medium level Spanich: basic

Addresse: CAEL(Computer Aided Electrochemistry Laboratory) - P O BOX 12-112, Bucharest, Romania

Tel/Fax: (401) 3 12 68 79 e-mail: adina@cael.pub.ro ; c_adina1@yahoo.fr

Prof.eng. Adina Cotarta, PhD

May - 2007

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