Degree in Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Bucharest, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering, University Polytech. Bucharest, 1997.
Engineer Special Steel Plant, Tirgoviste, Romania, 1981—1983. Suplinitor assistant metallurgy faculty University Polytech. Bucharest, 1983—1986, assistant metallurgy faculty, 1986—1992, lecturer materials science, engineering, 1992—1999, reader materials science, engineering, 1999—2007, professor materials science, engineering, since 2007.
Director National Programme-Matnantech, Bucharest, since 2001.
Married Cristian Aurelian Popescu, September 19, 1981. Children: Andreea, Ana-Maria.