Prof. Dr. Alexandru CECAL


Born: 18 Iuly 1940, Cahul, România

Education: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Chemistry (graduated 1963); Ph. D. in Chemistry, Alexandru I. Cuza University, Iasi (1972); specialization: Lomonosov University, Moscow (1970), Technical University, Dresden (1973).

Current employment: professor, Alexandru I. Cuza University, Iasi, Faculty of Chemistry.

Office address: Universitatea  "Alexandru I. Cuza", Facultatea de Chimie, str. Copou 11, RO-6600 Iasi.
                          Phone: (032) 145329

Home address: Str. A. Panu 56, bl. 1B, sc. II, ap. 5, RO-6600 Iasi. Phone: (032) 145851.

Field of Research:
- Nuclear chemistry and radiochemistry;
- Inorganic chemistry.

Major scientific achievements:
-  Isotopic exchange reactions, complex compounds of metals with organic ligands, analytical applications of radioisotopes, new internal isotopic dilution, kinetics of corrosion reactions, removal of CRUD products.

Professional record:
-  Professor, Alexandru I. Cuza University, Iasi, Faculty of Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry Department (1991);
- Dean, Faculty of Chemistry, same University (1990). 

Humboldt Research Fellowship
Field: Radiochemistry;
Period: 1975-1976;
Host Institutes:
Institut für Radiochemie Garching, Universität München, Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Born.
Follow-up sponsorship: (1983, 1989), shorts stays in Germany, Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institut für Nukleare Entsorgungstechnik. Donations by  Humboldt Foundation: books meant for the Faculty of Chemistry; multichannel analyser Omega 1 for gamma spectrometry, NMR.