D in Physics, University Alexandru-Ioan Cuza, 1994.
Head of laboratory Institute of Space Science, Bucharest, Romania, since 1988. Chief Executive Officer Romanian Space Agency, since 1995, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 2004. Republican of Romania for the United Nations committee on the peaceful uses of outer space United Nations, Vienna, since 1995.
Representative of Romania European Space Agency, Paris, since 1998. Director national aerospace programme Ministry of Education and Research, Bucharest, Romania, since 2001. Executive president Interministerial Group for Security Research, Romania, since 2004.
Board member North Atlantic Treaty Organization RTO Space Committee, Paris, since 2005.
Vice president National Science Council for Space and Aeronautics, Bucharest, Romania, 1994—2006. Member National Advisory Body for Science and Technology, Romania, 1998—2002. Master: Windrose (life).
Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, COSPAR (secretary national committee 1994—2006), American Mathematics Society, Rotary Club Bucharest (president since 2006), European Academy of Sciences and Arts, International Academy of Astronautics (correspondent).
Life partner Corina Rodica Negrea. Children: Ana-Maria, Marcus Adrian.