Biography

Ioan-Iovitz Popescu

Ioan-Iovitz Popescu

Emeritus Professor, University of Bucharest, Romania

Ioan-Iovitz Popescu was born October 1, 1932 is a Romanian physicist and linguist, emeritus professor at University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, and member of the Romanian Academy. In the field of physics, he is best known for his work on gas discharges and plasma physics, as well as his collaborations with Denisa Popescu in laser spectroscopy. He also had pioneering contributions in the field of gamma-ray lasers with Carl B. Collins and Silviu Olariu. As of 2006, the focus of Iovitzu Popescu's work has shifted towards the field of linguistics, in cooperation with leading linguist Gabriel Altmann.  For More details about Ioan-Iovitz Popescu: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ioan-Iovitz_Popescu