Prof. PhD, a graduate of Geology-Geography in 1964 where he continued going through all the academic hierarchy. PhD in Geography in 1978 with his "Mountains of Buzau basin - geomorphology study", published in the Academy in 1984.
He won an Academy Award in 1975 for his "relief Romania" and in 1985 for his "Encyclopedia of Romania" and the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University Stefan cel Mare - Suceava, he was awarded over 25 honorary degrees, excellent and medals of different educational and scientific institutions home and abroad. Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Geography from 1992 to present, Director of Resort Geographic Orsova, Co-director of "research center and dynamic geomorphological land degradation"
Member of Faculty Council and University Senate since 1992, Chairman of National Committee for the undergraduate education programs (since 1996), member CNATDC, CNEAA, expert CNCSIS, improvements in the country and abroad (UK, Belgium, Turkey), President of the Olympics School of Geography (1996), President of the Society of Geography (2003), Vice President of National Committee of Geography (2000), Vice President of the Association of Geomorphology (2002), PhD (1993), a member of teams The editor of numerous magazines, etc.. He wrote alone and over 210 scientific papers together, participated in 62 research contracts (18 as director), 38 scientific books: "General Geomorphology" 1976, 2002, "Romanian Relief" 1975, "the hills and plateaus of Romania "1999," Physical and Geographical Dictionary "1999," General Geography "2001," Geography and Tourism Romania "2001," Europe Geographical Encyclopedia "2002," Romania Subcarpatii "2003," Romania - Physical Geography "2004," General Physical Geography . Fundamentals of physical geography "2005" Subcarpatii Romania "2005," Geomorphology "2007, 2010," Romania. Physical Geography. Climate, water, vegetation, soils, "2007," Romania. Plateaus and hills "2008," Dictionary of geomorphology "2009," General Physical Geography elements of cosmology "2009," Romania - tourism potential "2009, and numerous popular books, maps etc.
Born in 1968 in Corbeni, Arges County, graduating from high school industrial no. 1 (forest) Arges (1987) and Department of Geography, University of Bucharest (1997), was then master the dynamic geomorphology and environmental protection land (1998).
Since 2005 PhD in Geography with a thesis entitled "Arges Valley in the mountain - geomorphological study".
It is now a lecturer at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography and Head of the Department of Geomorphology, Pedology.
His research involved geomorphology, applied geomorphology of mountain environments, dynamic geomorphology and geomorphological risks, regional geography of Romania.
He specialized at the University Joseph Fourier Grenoble, France (Institute of Alpine Geography) Fellow, 2002, Abisko Research Station of the Swedish Royal Academy, Fellow 2000 and 2001.
He is author or coauthor of five papers, over 20 articles, 4 of them abroad and numerous research contracts (2 as a project manager and 14 research teams).
He participated in over 40 national and international symposia (France, Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, Belgium).
Since 1998 is member of the Geomorphology of Romania and the Society of Geography of Romania, and since 2008 member of the Faculty Council and Senate.