Publishing Activity

The publishing activity is mainly focused on books and chapters or books, original and review papers as well as patenting. At this moment 7 books and chapter of books were already released by national or international publishing house, 69 papers published in ISI indexed journals, 2 patents were already issued while other 6 are under review.

1. Denisa Ficai, Madalina Georgiana Albu, Maria Sonmez, Anton Ficai, Ecaterina Andronescu; Chapter 13 – Advances in the field of soft tissue engineering: From pure regenerative to integrative solutions in Nanobiomaterials in Soft Tissue Engineering Applications of Nanobiomaterials Volume 5; Alexandru Grumezescu (Ed); Elsevier, 2016; 355-386
2. DENISA FICAI, ANTON FICAI, ECATERINA ANDRONESCU; Advances in Cancer Treatment; Role of Nanoparticles; INTECH, 2015, 1-21 (English);
3. Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Alexandru Mihai GRUMEZESCU, Cristina GHITULICA, Anton FICAI, Denisa Ficai And Mariana Carmen CHIFIRIUC; Novel Approach to Fabricate Magnetic Nanostructures for Biomedical Applications; Nanotechnology – Vol. 5 Drug Delivery & Nanomedicine; STUDIUM PRESS LLC, 38pages, in press (English)
4. Denisa FICAI, Anton FICAI, Alexandru Mihai GRUMEZESCU; Organic Chemistry; Workbook of theoretical Applications; SITECH Publishing House, Craiova 2012; ISBN 978-606-11-2343-8 (340 pages, Romanian)
5. A.FICAI, E.ANDRONESCU, G. VOICU and D. FICAI; “Advances in Collagen/Hydroxyapatite Composite Materials” in “Advances in composite materials for medicine and nanotechnology” Editura INTECH, 2011, ISBN 978-953-307-235-7 pg. 3-32 (English);
6. Anton FICAI, Denisa Mânzu, Volumetry. From Theory to Applications Laboratory, Polytechnic Press Publishing, 2009 ISBN 978-606-515-037-9 (170 pg) (Romanian);
7. Florina Dumitru, Cornelia Guran, Mihaela-Diana Serb, Denisa Mânzu, The chemistry of transition metal-Applications, Ed Printech, Bucharest, 2008, ISBN 978-606-521-005-9, (198pg), (Romanian).

[1] Sava OR, Sava DF, Radulescu M, Albu MG, Ficai D, Veloz-Castillo MF, et al. Trends in Materials Science for Ligament Reconstruction. Curr Stem Cell Res T. 2017;12:145-54.
[2] Ficai D, Sandulescu M, Ficai A, Andronescu E, Yetmez M, Agrali OB, et al. Drug Delivery Systems for Dental Applications. Curr Org Chem. 2017;21:64-73.
[3] Yipel M, Ghica MV, Kaya MGA, Spoiala A, Radulescu M, Ficai D, et al. Multifunctional Materials for Cancer Therapy: From Antitumoral Agents to Innovative Administration. Curr Org Chem. 2016;20:2934-48.
[4] Sonmez M, Verisan C, Voicu G, Ficai D, Ficai A, Oprea AE, et al. Extended release of vitamins from magnetite loaded polyanionic polymeric beads. Int J Pharmaceut. 2016;510:457-64.
[5] Popescu S, Ardelean IL, Gudovan D, Radulescu M, Ficai D, Ficai A, et al. Multifunctional materials such as MCM-41/Fe3O4/folic acid as drug delivery system. Rom J Morphol Embryo. 2016;57:483-9.
[6] Pica A, Guran C, Ficai D, Ficai A, Dumitru F. Acrylic polymer influence on the structure and morphology of AgNPs obtained by chemical method for antimicrobial applications. J Coat Technol Res. 2016;13:53-61.
[7] Pica A, Ficai D, Ficai A, Guran C, Dumitru F, Pica M. Studies on morphological and structural stability of some antimicrobial film-forming materials, in time. J Optoelectron Adv M. 2016;18:179-84.
[8] Pelin CE, Ficai D, Andronescu E, Pelin G, Stefan A, Trusca R. Effect of Carbon Fiber Fabric Oxidation in Polyamide 6 Based Composites. Curr Nanosci. 2016;12:357-64.
[9] Unsoy G, Gunduz U, Oprea O, Ficai D, Sonmez M, Radulescu M, et al. Magnetite: From Synthesis to Applications. Curr Top Med Chem. 2015;15:1622-40.
[10] Sonmez M, Gudovan D, Trusca R, Ficai A, Ficai D, Andronescu E, et al. Synthesis, Characterization and Testing of Mcm-41/Tio2 Catalyst for Organic Dye Degradation. Dig J Nanomater Bios. 2015;10:1329-41.
[11] Sonmez M, Georgescu M, Valsan M, Radulescu M, Ficai D, Voicu G, et al. Design and characterization of polypropylene matrix/glass fibers composite materials. J Appl Polym Sci. 2015;132.
[12] Sonmez M, Georgescu M, Alexandrescu L, Gurau D, Ficai A, Ficai D, et al. Synthesis and Applications of Fe3O4/SiO2 Core-Shell Materials. Curr Pharm Design. 2015;21:5324-35.
[13] Rusu LC, Nedelcu IA, Albu MG, Sonmez M, Voicu G, Radulescu M, et al. Tetracycline Loaded Collagen/Hydroxyapatite Composite Materials for Biomedical Applications. J Nanomater. 2015.
[14] Radulescu M, Ficai D, Oprea O, Ficai A, Andronescu E, Holban AM. Antimicrobial Chitosan based Formulations with Impact on Different Biomedical Applications. Curr Pharm Biotechno. 2015;16:128-36.
[15] Pica A, Pica M, Ficai D, Ficai A, Florica D. Incorporation of Silver Nanoparticles in Film Forming Materials for Long Term Antimicrobial Action. Curr Nanosci. 2015;11:760-9.
[16] Patrascu JM, Nedelcu IA, Sonmez M, Ficai D, Ficai A, Vasile BS, et al. Composite Scaffolds Based on Silver Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications. J Nanomater. 2015.
[17] Oktar FN, Yetmez M, Ficai D, Ficai A, Dumitru F, Pica A. Molecular Mechanism and Targets of the Antimicrobial Activity of Metal Nanoparticles. Curr Top Med Chem. 2015;15:1583-8.
[18] Matei E, Predescu C, Badanoiu A, Predescu A, Ficai D. Application of Magnetite Nanoparticles as Adsorbent for Cr, Cd, Ni and Cu from Aqueous Solutions. Environ Eng Manag J. 2015;14:1001-10.
[19] Gunduz O, Yetmez M, Sonmez M, Georgescu M, Alexandrescu L, Ficai A, et al. Mesoporous Materials Used in Medicine and Environmental Applications. Curr Top Med Chem. 2015;15:1501-15.
[20] Ficai D, Sonmez M, Albu MG, Mihaiescu DE, Ficai A, Bleotu C. Antitumoral materials with regenerative function obtained using a layer-by-layer technique. Drug Des Dev Ther. 2015;9:1269-79.
[21] Ficai D, Ficai A, Dinu E, Oprea O, Sonmez M, Keler MK, et al. Magnetic Core Shell Structures: From 0D to 1D Assembling. Curr Pharm Design. 2015;21:5301-11.
[22] Vaja F, Oprea O, Ficai D, Ficai A, Guran C. SYNTHESIS OF CeO2 NANOPARTICLES ON THE MESOPOROUS SILICA SUPPORT VIA NANOCASTING. Dig J Nanomater Bios. 2014;9:187-95.
[23] Sonmez M, Ficai D, Ficai A, Alexandrescu L, Voicu G, Andronescu E. Functionalization of Glass Fibers for Obtaining Polypropylene Based Composite Materials. Rev Rom Mater. 2014;44:88-94.
[24] Sahin YM, Yetmez M, Oktar FN, Gunduz O, Agathopoulos S, Andronescu E, et al. Nanostructured Biomaterials with Antimicrobial Properties. Curr Med Chem. 2014;21:3391-404.
[25] Predescu C, Matei E, Predescu A, Berbecaru A, Vidu R, Ficai D, et al. Application of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as Adsorbent for Pb and Zn Removal from Industrial Wastewaters. International Conference on Material Science and Material Engineering (Msme 2014). 2014:384-92.
[26] Oprea O, Andronescu E, Ficai D, Ficai A, Oktar FN, Yetmez M. ZnO Applications and Challenges. Curr Org Chem. 2014;18:192-203.
[27] Nedelcu IA, Ficai A, Sonmez M, Ficai D, Oprea O, Andronescu E. Silver Based Materials for Biomedical Applications. Curr Org Chem. 2014;18:173-84.
[28] Marques C, Ferreira JMF, Andronescu E, Ficai D, Sonmez M, Ficai A. Multifunctional materials for bone cancer treatment. Int J Nanomed. 2014;9:2713-25.
[29] Florea MG, Nedelcu IA, Ungureanu C, Ficai A, Ficai D, Guran C, et al. Alginate and Sulfanilamide Based DDS with Antibacterial Activity. Int J Polym Mater Po. 2014;63:92-6.
[30] Ficai D, Oprea O, Ficai A, Holban AM. Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Potential Uses in Biomedical Applications. Curr Proteomics. 2014;11:139-49.
[31] Voicu G, Grumezescu V, Andronescu E, Grumezescu AM, Ficai A, Ficai D, et al. Caprolactam-silica network, a strong potentiator of the antimicrobial activity of kanamycin against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial strains. Int J Pharmaceut. 2013;446:63-9.
[32] Vaja F, Ficai D, Ficai A, Oprea O, Guran C. Multifunctional advanced coatings based on ZnO/M obtained by nanocasting method. J Optoelectron Adv M. 2013;15:107-13.
[33] Spoiala A, Nedelcu IA, Ficai D, Ficai A, Andronescu E. Zinc Based Antibacterial Formulations for Cosmetic Applications. Dig J Nanomater Bios. 2013;8:1235-42.
[34] Guran C, Pica A, Ficai D, Ficai A, Comanescu C. Antimicrobial coatings – obtaining and characterization. B Mater Sci. 2013;36:183-8.
[35] Grumezescu AM, Andronescu E, Holban AM, Ficai A, Ficai D, Voicu G, et al. Water dispersible cross-linked magnetic chitosan beads for increasing the antimicrobial efficiency of aminoglycoside antibiotics. Int J Pharmaceut. 2013;454:233-40.
[36] Ficai D, Ficai A, Trusca R, Vasile BS, Voicu G, Guran C, et al. Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetite-Polysulfone Micro- and Nanobeads with Improved Chemical Stability in Acidic Media. Curr Nanosci. 2013;9:271-7.
[37] Ficai A, Albu MG, Birsan M, Sonmez M, Ficai D, Trandafir V, et al. Collagen hydrolysate based collagen/hydroxyapatite composite materials. J Mol Struct. 2013;1037:154-9.
[38] Andronescu E, Ficai A, Georgiana M, Mitran V, Sonmez M, Ficai D, et al. Collagen-hydroxyapatite/Cisplatin Drug Delivery Systems for Locoregional Treatment of Bone Cancer. Technol Cancer Res T. 2013;12:275-84.
[39] Vaja F, Comanescu C, Oprea O, Ficai D, Guran C. Effects of ZnO Nanoparticles on the Wet Scrub Resistance and Photocatalytic Properties of Acrylic Coatings. Rev Chim-Bucharest. 2012;63:722-6.
[40] Sonmez M, Ficai D, Stan A, Bleotu C, Matei L, Ficai A, et al. Synthesis and characterization of hybrid PVA/Al2O3 thin film. Mater Lett. 2012;74:132-6.
[41] Scurtu M, Andronescu E, Guran C, Sonmez M, Grumezescu A, Pall L, et al. Colloidal Silica Use As Dyes Removing System. Rev Chim-Bucharest. 2012;63:1013-5.
[42] Pica A, Guran C, Andronescu E, Oprea O, Ficai D, Ficai A. Antimicrobial performances of some film forming materials based on silver nanoparticles. J Optoelectron Adv M. 2012;14:863-8.
[43] Pica A, Ficai D, Guran C. In-situ Synthesis of Nano Silver Particles Used in Obtaining of Antimicrobial Film-Forming Materials. Rev Chim-Bucharest. 2012;63:459-62.
[44] Oprea O, Chivu H, Ficai D, Guran C. Binuclear Oxomolybdenum (V) Complex compounds with pyridazone derivatives. Rev Chim-Bucharest. 2012;63:285-8.
[45] Grumezescu AM, Ficai A, Ficai D, Predan G, Chifiriuc MC. Polymeric Magnetic Silica Microspheres as a Drug Loader for Antimicrobial Delivery Substances. Dig J Nanomater Bios. 2012;7:1891-6.
[46] Florea MG, Ficai A, Oprea O, Guran C, Ficai D, Pall L, et al. Drug Delivery Systems Based on Silica with Prolonged Delivery of Folic Acid. Rev Rom Mater. 2012;42:313-6.
[47] Ficai D, Andronescu E, Ficai A, Voicu G, Vasile B, Ionita V, et al. Synthesis and Characterization of Mesoporous Magnetite Based Nanoparticles. Curr Nanosci. 2012;8:875-9.
[48] Ficai A, Andronescu E, Ficai D, Sonmez M, Albu MG, Voicu G. Mimicking the morphology of long bone. Cent Eur J Chem. 2012;10:1949-53.
[49] Comanescu C, Ficai D, Ficai A, Oprea O, Lacatusu I, Guran C. Lipase Immobilisation on New Silica-Based Supports. J Environ Prot Ecol. 2012;13:2302-9.
[50] Ilie A, Andronescu E, Ficai D, Voicu G, Ficai M, Maganu M, et al. New approaches in layer by layer synthesis of collagen/hydroxyapatite composite materials. Cent Eur J Chem. 2011;9:283-9.
[51] Ficai M, Nedelcu IA, Ficai D, Vasile BS, Ficai A, Andronescu E. The Influence of Ultrasonication on the Formation of COLL/HA Composite Materials. Mater Plast. 2011;48:23-6.
[52] Ficai D, Ficai A, Vasile BS, Ficai M, Oprea O, Guran C, et al. Synthesis of Rod-Like Magnetite by Using Low Magnetic Field. Dig J Nanomater Bios. 2011;6:943-51.
[53] Ficai D, Ficai A, Alexie M, Maganu M, Guran C, Andronescu E. Fe3O4/SiO2/APTMS Nanoparticles with Core-Shell Structure as Potential Materials for Cooper Removal. Rev Chim-Bucharest. 2011;62:622-5.
[54] Ficai A, Ficai D, Andronescu E, Maganu M, Voicu G, Sonmez M. Biomimetic Mineralization of the Human Nasal Septum Cartilage. Dig J Nanomater Bios. 2011;6:1377-83.
[55] Comanescu C, Palade P, Ficai D, Guran C. New Mesoporous Materials Based on Functionalized Sba-15 with 3-Aminopropyl-Tri(M)Ethoxysilane. Rev Rom Mater. 2011;41:141-6.
[56] Comanescu C, Ficai D, Lacatusu I, Guran C. New Organic – inorganic Hybrid Materials for Enzymes Immobilization. Rev Chim-Bucharest. 2011;62:37-41.
[57] Manzu D, Pasare L, Rata D, Albu BG, Ficai A, Guran C. Synthesis and Characterization of the New Hybrid Composite Membranes Based on the Organo-Substituted Phosphazene and Sio2 Network. Rev Rom Mater. 2010;40:65-70.
[58] Manzu D, Dumitru F, Ficai A, Razvan A, Guran C. Organocyclophosphazenes Silica Hybrid Materials I. Synthesis and characterization of siloxane monomers and of cyclophosphazene SiO2 composites. Mater Plast. 2010;47:292-8.
[59] Ficai M, Andronescu E, Voicu G, Ficai D, Albu MG, Ficai A. Mollusc Shell/Collagen Composite as Potential Biomaterial for Bone Substitutes. Rev Rom Mater. 2010;40:359-64.
[60] Ficai M, Andronescu E, Ficai D, Voicu G, Ficai A. Synthesis and characterization of COLL-PVA/HA hybrid materials with stratified morphology. Colloid Surface B. 2010;81:614-9.
[61] Ficai D, Ficai A, Voicu G, Vasile BS, Guran C, Andronescu E. Polysulfone based Membranes with Desired Pores Characteristics. Mater Plast. 2010;47:24-7.
[62] Ficai A, Andronescu E, Voicu G, Ghitulica C, Vasile BS, Ficai D, et al. Self-assembled collagen/hydroxyapatite composite materials. Chem Eng J. 2010;160:794-800.
[63] Ficai A, Andronescu E, Voicu G, Ghitulica C, Ficai D. The influence of collagen support and ionic species on the morphology of collagen/hydroxyapatite composite materials. Mater Charact. 2010;61:402-7.
[64] Andronescu E, Ficai M, Voicu G, Ficai D, Maganu M, Ficai A. Synthesis and characterization of collagen/hydroxyapatite: magnetite composite material for bone cancer treatment. J Mater Sci-Mater M. 2010;21:2237-42.
[65] Ficai A, Andronescu E, Voicu G, Manzu D, Ficai M. Layer by layer deposition of hydroxyapatite onto the collagen matrix. Mat Sci Eng C-Mater. 2009;29:2217-20.
[66] Ficai A, Andronescu E, Ghitulica C, Voicu G, Trandafir V, Manzu D, et al. Colagen/Hydroxyapatite Interactions in Composite Biomaterials. Mater Plast. 2009;46:11-5.

International, peer-reviewed papers:
67. Ficai, A., Ficai, D., Guran, C., Dumitru, F., Polymeric films and coatings for antimicrobial applications, UPB Scientific Bulletin, Series B: Chemistry and Materials Science77 (3), pp. 115-130, 2015
68. Alexandra Pică, Cornelia Guran, Denisa Ficai, Anton Ficai, Ovidiu Oprea, Decorative antimicrobial coating materials based on silver nanoparticles, U.P.B. Sci. Bull., Series B, Vol. 75, Iss. 1, 35 -42, 2013, (ISSN 1454-2331)
69. Haritina Chivu, Denisa Ficai, Magdalena Rodica Bujduveanu, Vasile Bercu, Olimpia Micu , Eleonora-Mihaela Ungureanu, Cornelia Guran, Synthesis, characterization and electrochemical behavior of some Mo(V)-Sn(II) complex compounds, U.P.B. Sci. Bull. Series B, VOL. 71, Iss. 1, 49 -58, 2012, (ISSN 1454-,2331)
70. Anton Ficai, Maria Sonmez, Denisa Ficai, Ecaterina Andronescu; Synthesis Of Collagen/Hydroxyapatite Composite Materials With Oriented Microstructure Induced By The Interaction Of The Flowing Mineralised Collagen Gel With The Support; ChemXpress, 2014:3(3), 107-110
71. D. Mânzu, T.Negreanu-Pirjol, F.Dumitru, C. Guran, Synthesis, characterisation and biological activity of some Cr(III), Fe(III), Cu(II) and Mn(II) complexes of N,O-aminoethanol, tetrachlorocyclotriphosphazene U.P.B. Sci. Bull. Series B, VOL. 71, Iss. 2, 49 -58, 2009, (ISSN 1454-,2331)
72. M.Alexie, F.Dumitru, D.Mânzu, T.Negreanu Pirjol, C.Guran, Synthesis, characterization and biological activity of phenol-2,6-pyridinediamide complexes with Fe(III) and Mo(VI), U.P.B. Sci. Bull., Series B, Vol. 71, Iss. 3, 65 -76, 2009, (ISSN 1454-2331)
73. Raluca Stan Mateescu, D. Manzu, Ioana Viezure, Mihaela Mocioi, Cornelia Guran „Scientific study and research, 2006, 7(1), pag 163-170

1. A. FICAI, E. ANDRONESCU, C. D. GHITULICA, D. FICAI, G. VOICU, M. G. ALBU; Procedeu de obtinere a unor materiale compozite cu potentiale aplicatii în tratarea cancerului osos, Patent No. 127725/30.03.2015 issued by OSIM;
2. Denisa Ficai, Anton Ficai, Cornelia Guran, Ecaterina Andronescu, Functionalized magnetic systems for environmental applications Tehnologie de obţinere a unor sisteme magnetice funcţionalizate pentru aplicaţii de mediu, Cerere Numar: A00164/2011.

3. SONMEZ Maria, NITUICA Mihaela, ALEXANDRESCU Laura, STELESCU Daniela Maria, GEORGESCU Mihai, FICAI Denisa, FICAI Anton, CONSTANTINESCU Doina, CNSTANTINESCU Murariu Bogdan; “Materiale compozite hibride pe bază de polipropilenă armată cu whiskersuri din carbură de siliciu şi fibre de sticlă funcţionalizate şi procedeu de obţinere a acestora”; OSIM A/00613/06/09/2016;
4. GROSU Elena, Anton FICAI, RAPA Maria, Sorin ULINICI, Denisa FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Carmen BALOTESCU, Lia Mara DITU; Prosthetic stratified tubular devices with antimicrobial activity – Dispozitiv protetic tubular stratificat cu proprietati antimicrobiene; national patent application OSIM A/00904/25.11.2014
5. Maria SÖNMEZ, Laurenţia ALEXANDRESCU, Mihai GEORGESCU, Mihaela NITUICA, Denisa FICAI, Anton FICAI, Lidia AVADANEI; Stratified composite materials based on functionalized glass fibre reinforced with polypropylene – Compozit stratificat pe bază de polipropilenă armată cu ţesătură din fibră de sticlă tratată; OSIM A/00793/27.10.2014
6. Denisa FICAI, et all, Multifunctional systems based on magnetite / thioacids / Ag or Au, used for diagnosis and treatment of cancer conducted, National Patent Application, OSIM No. A/00238/2013
7. Anton FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Madalina Georgiana ALBU; Denisa FICAI, Maria SONMEZ; Osteoinductive and osteoconductive bone graft and their preparation process; National Patent Application, OSIM No. A00239/23.03.2013
8. Anton FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Maria SONMEZ, Denisa FICAI, Ioan Avram NEDELCU; Madalina Georgiana ALBU; Collagen-based bone grafts, calcium phosphate and zinc and their preparation process; National Patent Application, OSIM No. A00240/23.03.2013