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Ms. Ira Simionov | Nanomaterials in biotic components Award | Best Researcher Award

Ms. Ira Simionov, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania

Dr. Ira Simionov is an accomplished Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Food Science and Engineering, “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galați, Romania, specializing in aquaculture, fisheries, and environmental monitoring. With a Ph.D. in Food Science and Engineering, she has extensive experience in research and project management, including roles in international projects focusing on aquatic ecosystem restoration and aquaculture sustainability. Her expertise encompasses evaluating contaminants in aquatic environments, implementing ecological intensification practices, and integrating soft skills in higher education for water management. Dr. Simionov’s commitment to advancing knowledge in these areas is exemplified by her multifaceted contributions to academia and research. 🎣🔬

Professional Profile:



🎓 Education:

Dr. Ira Simionov completed her Bachelor of Engineering in Husbandry from Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole şi Medicină Veterinară Ion Ionescu de la Brad din Iaşi in 2013. She pursued her Master’s degree in the same field from the same university from 2013 to 2015. Later, she obtained her PhD in Food Science and Engineering from “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati in December 2019.

🔬 Research Experience:

Dr. Simionov has a rich research background, with her work spanning various areas including aquaculture, fisheries, food science, environmental monitoring, and water quality assessment. She has been involved in multiple national and international projects focusing on topics such as aquatic ecosystem restoration, emerging contaminants evaluation, and hydroclimate change impacts on aquatic life. Notably, she has contributed significantly to projects like Restore4Life, EISACAM, and ResPonSE, among others.

👩‍🏫 Teaching Experience:

In her current role as an Assistant Professor at “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galați, Dr. Simionov is actively engaged in teaching and research activities within the Faculty of Food Science and Engineering. Her teaching duties primarily revolve around aquaculture, fisheries, food science, environmental monitoring, and water quality assessment. She is committed to imparting knowledge and fostering research skills among students in these crucial fields.

🌱 Project Management:

Dr. Simionov has demonstrated strong project management skills, overseeing various international and national projects. She has managed projects related to ecological intensification, soft skills integration in higher education, and the influence of hydroclimate changes on aquatic ecosystems. Her responsibilities have included project coordination, research activities, and technological transfer, showcasing her ability to lead interdisciplinary teams towards achieving project objectives.

Publication Top Notes:

  1. Human health risk assessment of potentially toxic elements and microplastics accumulation in products from the Danube River Basin fish market
    • Published in Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology in 2023.
    • Cited by 3 articles.
  2. Effects of Single and Combined Ciprofloxacin and Lead Treatments on Zebrafish Behavior, Oxidative Stress, and Elements Content
    • Published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences in 2023.
    • Cited by 5 articles.
  3. An Analytical Framework on Utilizing Various Integrated Multi-Trophic Scenarios for Basil Production
    • Published in Plants in 2023.
    • Cited by 2 articles.
  4. Effects of cooking methods and co-ingested foods on mercury bioaccessibility in pontic shad (Alosa immaculata)
    • Published in Current Research in Food Science in 2023.
    • Cited by 1 article.
  5. Renewable energy strategy analysis in relation to environmental pollution for BRICS, G7, and EU countries by using a machine learning framework and panel data analysis
    • Published in Frontiers in Environmental Science in 2022.
    • Cited by 1 article.






Ms. Ira Simionov | Nanomaterials in biotic components Award | Best Researcher Award

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