School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Valentina Gogulancea

Research Associate


I am a post-doctoral Research Associate in the School of Engineering, working on the Newcastle University Frontiers in Engineering Biology project.

My current research interests include:

  • individual based modelling of biofilm formation
  • modelling the formation of extracellular polymeric substances
  • heterogeneity in microbial systems

Previous positions

2015 - 2017 Assistant professor, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest - Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department


2012 - 2015 PhD in Chemical Engineering, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest

                   Thesis topic : Mathematical modelling of flue gas remediation using non thermal plasma

2010 - 2012 MSc in Biofuels & Biotechnologies, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest - Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2006 - 2010 BSc in Organic Chemistry, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest - Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages