Prof. Silvana Andreescu

Education

2003 - 2005 Postdoctorat Chemistry / Material Science New York State University at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, USA

(Advisor: Omowunmi Sadik)

2002 Ph.D* Agrochemistry / Biosensors Universite de Perpignan (Centre de Phytopharmacie), Perpignan, France

(Advisor: Jean Louis Marty)

Analytical Chemistry Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

(Advisor: Vasile Magearu)

* Joint Ph.D thesis between Universite de Perpignan and University of Bucharest

("cotutelle" founded by BGF French Government Scholarship)

1999 MSc. Chemistry / Biosensors Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

1997 BSc. Chemistry Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Positions and Employment

2020 - Department Chair, Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Clarkson University

2020 - 2021 Associate Dean for Research, School of Arts and Science, Clarkson University

2018 - 2020 Interim co-Director, Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), Clarkson University

2014 - Egon Matijević Endowed Chair in Chemistry, Clarkson University

2013 - present Professor, Clarkson University

2010 - 2013 Associate Professor, Clarkson University

2005 - 2010 Assistant Professor, Clarkson University

2003 - 2005 NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY

2002 - 2003 Research Fellow, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

1999 - 2002 Teaching and Research Assistant (Ph.D student), Centre de Phytopharmacie, Institute Universitare de Technologie,

Universite de Perpignan, Perpignan, France

Awards / Scholarship /Fellowship / Invited positions

Phalanx Commendable Service Award, Clarkson University, 2020

Arab - American Frontiers Fellow, National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine, 2017, 2020

Research Excellence Award, Clarkson University, 2014

Million Dollar Club member, Clarkson University, 2012

John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award, Clarkson University, 2011

NSF-CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2010

Invited Professor, Technological Institut, Universite de Perpignan, France, 2007

NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation, 2003

BGF - French Government Doctoral Scholarship, Bourse de Recherche-Cotutelle: Centre de Phytopharmacie, University of Perpignan,

Perpignan, France, 1999–2002

EGIDE-CNRS Research Scholarship: Centre National de Recherche Scientifique: Centre de Phytopharmacie, University of Perpignan,

Perpignan, France, February –May 2002

European Community: BIOSET (Bioset Collaboration Programme: Environment and Climate: Faculty of Pharmacy, University Alcala de

Henares, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain, September, 2000

PhD Scholarship: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Chemistry, Romania, 1999–2002

European Community: TEMPUS-MS fellowship: Biosensors for Environment Control, Centre de Phytopharmacie, University of

Perpignan, Perpignan, France, February-May 1998

Academic journey

May 2011: John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award, with Prof. Anthony Collins, the President of CU

2005 - Appointed Assistant Professor and Andreescu - BIOsem Lab was established

June - The professorship starts with new office,

... and new lab

Postdoctoral

March 2003, SUNY-Binghamton,

Starting my NATO-NSF postdoctoral fellowship

March 2003, PITTCON, Orlando, FL

First conference as a postdoc

March 2004, PITTCON, Chicago, IL

March 2004, PITTCON, Chicago, IL

Biosensors 2004: The 8th World Congress on Biosensors, May 24-26, 2004, Granada, Spain

May 24-26, 2004, Granada, Spain

Graduate student

October 2002 - PhD. defense

University of Bucharest

PhD. defense committee: Profs: Jean-Louis Marty, Camelia Bala, Thierry Noguer, ...

... Corneliu Podina, and Vasile Magearu

2000 - Universite de Perpignan - lab work

First Conference presentation as graduate student - “Evaluation / Validation of Novel Biosensors in Real Environmental and Food Samples”, Florence, Italy, April 18 – 20, 2002


May 2002 - Farewell party

Conference session break with my lab groupmates from Universite de Perpignan, Carol and Thierry