Lector Dr. Alexandra M. Pop

Department of Chemistry
Room 114

Mailing Address:
Babes-Bolyai University
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
11 Arany Janos
400028 Cluj-Napoca

Phone: +40 264 593833
Fax: +40 264 590818
E-mail: alexandra.m.pop@ubbcluj.ro

ResearcherID: C-1264-2012
ORCID: 0000-0002-2355-3682

June 2014 - Dec. 2015 Postdoctoral study
Babes-Bolyai University
Funded by European project: POSDRU/159/1.5/S/137750.
2008 - 2012 Doctor of Chemistry
Babes-Bolyai University
PhD Thesis Title: “Studies on synthesis, structure and chemical reactivity of some new organo-chalcogen compounds
Funded by European project POSDRU/6/1.5/S/3.
2007 - 2008 MSc in Applied Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry
Babes-Bolyai University
MSc Thesis Title: “New group 11 metal complexes with organophosphorus (V) ligands. Synthesis and structural characterisation
2003 - 2007 Undergraduate Student
Babes-Bolyai University
BSc Thesis Title: “New Copper(I) Complexes with Organophosphorus Ligands

Professional experience
2020 -
Project funded by the Romanian Ministry of Education (UEFISCDI), PN-III-P1-1.1-TE-2019-1342
2017 -
2012 -
Crystallographer, National Centre for X-Ray Diffractometry (NCXRD)
2006 -
Research assistant

Main activities and responsibilities
Synthesis and characterization of organochalcogen (S, Se, Te) compounds and their group 10, 11, 12 or 14 metal complexes
Operator of Bruker NMR spectrometers (300, 400, 500 MHz)
Crystallographer at National Centre for X-Ray Diffractometry

Research stays and Training
1 Dec. 2018 -
15 Mar. 2019
ISQCH (CSIC-University of Zaragoza, Spania)
1 Sept. 2018 -
30 Nov. 2018
Short Term Scientific Missions ISQCH (CSIC-University of Zaragoza, Spania)
1 May -
7 Jun. 2015
1 Oct. -
1 Dec. 2014
15 Sep. -
15 Nov. 2013
3 secondments at the Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes (UMR 6226, Rennes, France).
Coordination chemistry of organochalcogenolates (RS, RSe, RSO and RSeO) with group 12 (Zn, Cd, Hg) and 14 (Ge, Sn, Pb) elements
27 - 29
Aug. 2012
Training, Bruker AXS, Karlsruhe, Germany.
SMART APEX Single crystal X-ray diffractometer user training
1 Feb. -
30 Sep. 2010
Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Dipartimento di Chimica Inorganica ed Analitica; Cagliari, Italy.
POSDRU programme scholarship - Doctoral studies: Science towards society - Synthesis of N,S-donor organic compounds able to act as multidentate ligands for metal ions
15 Feb. -
15 Jul. 2008
Research stay, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragon, Departamento de Quimica Inorganica, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain.
ERASMUS/SOCRATES fellowship - Gold and silver complexes with metal-selenium bonds of methyldiphenylphosphane selenide: a solid state and solution investigation

June 2019 Awarded with the Prize of the Romanian Chemical Society
2011 Award from the Babes-Bolyai University for very good results during the PhD POSDRU program Doctoral studies: through science towards society, project POSDRU/6/1.5/S/3

For an updated article list visit the ResearcherID C-1264-2012.