About me - Adrian Iftime

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I currently work as an Associate Professor in Biophysics Department at University of Medicine "C.Davila" Bucharest, Romania.



  • iftime [at] adius [dot] ro
  • ai [at] biofizica-umfcd [dot] ro
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Postal address:

Carol Davila" University, Biophysics Dept.
Bd. Eroii Sanitari, Nr.8
050474 Bucharest, Romania



  • 2007 - current: Medical University in Bucharest (UMFCD), Biophysics Department.;
  • 2004-2006 full-time; 2007 - 2008: collaboration; Researcher in Max Planck Institute in Brain Research - Psychophysics Laboratory (Frankfurt am Main, Germany); The focus of my work here was the analysis and simulation of complex visual distortions in amblyopic patients; PhD thesis on the subject;
  • 2004 Master of Science in Medical Engineering, "Politehnica University" in Bucharest, Romania; Thesis on emergent phenomena in cellular automata;
  • 2002 Medical University in Bucharest (UMF), Romania, with a Diploma Thesis in Biophysics.

Skills currently related to my work:

  • Human visual psychophysics experimental methods, data analysis and stimuli generation [JAI - (Java Advanced Imaging) and related programming tools - Eclipse IDE];
  • Lipid bilayers investigation methods:
    • experimental electrical methods: BLM (Black Lipid Membranes) and SSM (Solid Supported Membranes)
    • spectrofluorimetric methods (investigations of membranes; liposomes) - experimental methods and data analysis (OriginLab);
  • Scientific visualizations: proficient with 3DStudioMax for photometric lighting,
photo-realistic rendering; physics and fully-scripted animation; complex organic modeling, network rendering farm installation and management;
  • Scientific content editing tools (LaTeX, LyX, bibtools, GNU Image Manipulation Program, Inkscape, ImageMagick on Linux and FreeBSD; Photoshop - Windows);
  • public speaking (academic lectures).

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