PhD, Technical Physics

MBA, Business Administration





Research topics


·            Lasers and Optics (diffractive optics, fractal geometry, image analysis & reconstruction)

·            Time series analysis & simulation (multifractality, chaos, statistics)

·            Econo-physics (non linear dynamics, modeling & forecast)

·            S&T governance (scientometry, competitiveness, decision making, foresight)

Relevant work



·        E.I. Scarlat, Coherence-Based Method to Detect Time Shifts Smaller Than the Sampling Rate of Time Series, Rom. Journ. Phys. (ISSN: 1221-146X), inprint.

·        E.I. Scarlat, Sub-Daily Time Shift Detection Between Daily Sampled Time Series, UPB Sci. Bull. A (ISSN: 1223-7027), 76 (2), (2014), 223-232.

·        E.I. Scarlat, Coherence, Correlation and Scaling in the Noisy Space of Romanian Financial Time Series, Rom. Journ. Phys. (ISSN: 1221-146X), 59 Nos.3-4 (2014), 382-396.

·        E.I. Scarlat, C.M. Cristescu, C.Stan, C.P. Cristescu, The Magnitude Coherence Function of ROL/USD-ROL/EUR Exchange Rates, UPB Sci. Bull. A (ISSN: 1223-7027), 76 (1), (2014), 247-254.

·        E.I. Scarlat, M. Mihailescu, I. Paun, M. Scarlat, Discriminating the main representatives of the white blood cell species on the basis of the fractal properties of the DHM phase profile, UPB. Sci. Bull. A (ISSN: 1223-7027), 75 (2), (2013), 147-154.

·        E.I. Scarlat, C. Scarlat, Hands On - Hands Off: Centralized vs. Decentralized Management of Economic Systems by Nonlinear Time Series Analysis, Management and Service Science (MASS), Proc. of International Conference IEM 2011, Zhengzhou, China, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1141H-CDR, (ISBN: 978-1-4244-6579-8), (2011), 1-5.

·        M. Mihailescu, E.I. Scarlat, M. Kusko, Modeling the red blood cell shapes for holographic imaging, European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters (ISSN: 0175-7571), 40 (suppl.1), (2011), 128.

·        M. Mihailescu, M. Scarlat, A. Gheorghiu, J. Costescu, I.A. Paun, E.I. Scarlat Automated Imaging Identification and Counting of Similar Cells From Digital Hologram Reconstruction, Applied Optics (ISSN:1559-128X), 50 (20), 3589-3597, 2011.

·        E.I. Scarlat, C.P. Cristescu, C. Stan, Modelling the feedback of complex systems responding to Heaviside-like stepwise excitation: application to ROL-USD exchange rate series, Journ. Adv. Res. Phys. 1 (2), (ISSN: 2067-0451), 021012, (2010), 1-6.

·        E.I. Scarlat, M. Mihailescu, A. Sobetkii, Spatial frequency and fractal complexity in single-to-triple beam holograms, Journ. Optoel. Adv. Mat. (ISSN: 1454-4164), 12 (1), (2010), 105-109.

·        E.I. Scarlat, L. Preda, M. Mihãilescu, A Generalized Devil Staircase-based Generator for the JPY-USD Exchange Rate?, Int. Journ. Contr. Autom. (ISSN: 1598-6446), 2 (1), (2009), 321-326.

·        E.I. Scarlat, C. Stan, C.P. Cristescu, Chaotic features in Romanian transition economy as reflected onto the currency exchange rate, Chaos, solitons & fractals (ISSN: 0960-0779), 33, (2007), 396-404.

·        E.I. Scarlat, C. Stan, C.P. Cristescu, Self-similar characteristics of the currency exchange rate in an economy in transition, Physica A (ISSN: 0378-4371), 379, (2007),188-198.

·        E.I. Scarlat, Succesul de piaþã depinde de flexibilitatea iºi oportunitãþile pe care le oferã economia, Inobarometru, (ISSN: 2066-3692), I (2), p. (2009), 50-51.




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Co-chair, Analysis and Control of Chaotic Systems Queen Mary University, London, 2009,

·        Invited speaker, UNESCO Workshop on Trends and Challenges in South Eastern Europe, E. Scarlat, Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: Recent Developments in the Production of S&T Statistics and Indicators in SEE Countries, Cyril & Methodius Univ. Skopje, 27-31 March, 2007.

·        Award, E.I. Scarlat, C. Scarlat, Chaotic approach for assessing the management decentralization. The case of Romania, Proc. Int. Conf. MIC, Barcelona, Spain, (2008), 78-89.

·        Invited speaker, Summer School on Science & Technology Foresight, E.I. Scarlat, Country Profile – Romania, (ISBN 06-RC-E-04-1-1), Korea Int. Coop. Agency Korea & Seul National Univ ersity, 17 Aug.-2 Sept., 2006.

·        Scientific media events - channel TVR 2: Copper vapour laser (22kHz repetition rate, 5kW peak power, produced by Renata Tatomir, 2001.




·        Physics for Entrepreneurship, Business Engineering and Management, part 2 (in Romanian: Sisteme termodinamice, Elemente de electromagnetism, Fotonica Radiatia termica, Fotonica Lasere, Econo-fizica)

·        Other: General Physics (view content), The Physics of Laser (view content), Molecular Physics (view content).




Research Contracts



·        << Electrically stimulated micro-scaffold for tissue engineering >>, UPB Project Manager, ID no. 2011-3.1-1187 UEFISCDI, 2011-2014, 2MROL.

·        <<Predictability Criterion for the Non Linear Dynamics of the Economic Systems Based on Multifractal Properties of the Read Out Time Series: the Case of Romania>>, General Project Manager, ID no.1556 CNCSIS, 2009-2011, 690kROL.

·        <<Correlated Use of the Cancer Markers TPS and CA15-3 in Neoplasic Mammary Desease Prognoses>>, UPB Project Manager, VIASAN no. 307/2004, 2004-2007, 10 MROL.


·     <<Join Physicists In Festival MYPHY>>, WP impact, ID no. 244978 / 2009, PEOPLE-NIGHT-2009, 51340‚ UR.

·     <<Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research  FAIR>>, ANCS ST package, ID no. 211382/2007, INFRA-2007-, 2007-2011, 196740.

·     <<Innovation Center Technology A Way To Improve the Skills For The Young Entrepreneurs>>, UPB tech. trans., ID no. III-013-02, 2003-2005, 156720US$.

·     <<Research on Laser Beam Irradiation for Photonic Micro-Machining and Optical Engineering>>, Copper laser design, WB46182/1997, 1997-2000, 10kUS$.