Romania

UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Development through research and education in modern physics (882), established in 2010 at Horia Hulubei Foundation (Romania)

Fields/Disciplines

Physics and modern technologies for new energy sources.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • develop high-level scientific programmes, keeping in mind the needs of developing countries, and foster the North-South scientific cooperation;
  • create teams of local experts who are able to contribute to the implementation of solar energy conversion system;
  • encourage the development of local laboratories, mainly in the domains of nanophysics and nanotechnology;
  • contribute to the training of researchers from LDCs in modern physics and technology through pre-doctoral and doctoral studies, to be held in Romania, using ICTP scientific guidance, experience and syllabuses;
  • build the necessary human capital in the target countries in order to benefit directly from the process of science and technology;
  • contribute to sustainable development and to regional integration through education and science.

Host Institution

Horia Hulubei Foundation

UNESCO Chair’s webpage


UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Natural Sciences

Contact

Prof. Sabin Stoica, UNESCO Chairholder

Horia Hulubei Foundation

407, Atomistilor Street

077125 Magurele-Bucharest

Romania

E-mail: sabin.stoica(at)unescochair-hhf.ro

Phone: +40 21 404 6269

Mobil: +40 740 189 698

Fax: +40 21 457 4855