Academy of Sciences of Moldova
Ion Tiginyanu graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Engineering in 1978. He received his Ph.D. degree in Semiconductor Physics from Lebedev Institute of Physics, Moscow, in 1982. From 1984 to 1998 he worked as senior researcher at the Institute of Applied Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova and, since 1993, he has been a professor at the Microelectronics Department of the Technical University of Moldova. In addition, since 2002 he has served as founding director of the National Center for Materials Study and Testing. In 2013 he was elected First Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova.
Professor Tiginyanu’s research interests are related to nanotechnologies and development of photonic and electronic novel device structures. He is Fellow of SPIE, senior member of OSA, member of IEEE, AAAS, MRS, the Electrochemical Society, full member of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, honorary member of the Romanian Academy, honorary professor of the Shizuoka University (Japan) and honorary doctor of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russian Federation).