Diploma in physics, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 1978. M Physics, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 1979. Diploma in materials science engineering, Technology University Cluj-Napoca, 1991.
Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science, Technology University Cluj-Napoca, 1998.
Physical Institute Nuclear Power Reactors, Pitesti, Romania, 1979—1983. Physicist, research worker Technology University Cluj-Napoca, 1983—1993, lecturer, 1993—1998, reader, 1998—2002, professor, since 2002, doctorate coordinator, since 2004, head department materials science and technical, since 2006. Presenter in field.
Member Local Council Cluj-Napoca, 1996—2000. Member of Romanian Society Magnetic Materials, Romanian Society Powder Metallurgy, Balkan Physical Union, Romanian Physics Society, French Society Mechanosynthese, American Society for Microbiology International.
Married Luminita Florentina Chetan, May 16, 1987. Children: Ion Iancu, Horea Florin.