Lucian Baia (born in 1971) received the license degree in Engineering from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 1995, and the license degree in physics from the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, in 1998. He earned the master’s degree in physics of the oxide materials in 1999 from the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca and his PhD degree in 2003 at the Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg, Germany. In 2003 he began the academic career as lecturer at the Faculty of Physics of the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca. Between October 2005 and July 2006 he worked with Prof. Jürgen Popp’s group as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, Germany. Since 2008 he became associate professor at the Department of the Condensed Matter Physics and Advanced Technologies of the Babes-Bolyai University. He is author or co-author of more than 60 peer-reviewed publications, three books and two book chapters.
Synthesis of porous and highly porous nano-architectures with controllable morphology and structure for biomedical and environmental applications and their characterization by Raman, IR, UV-vis and SERS spectroscopic techniques as well as XRD, TEM and N2 adsorption/desorption measurements.