Constantin Moraru

Personal information

Surname(s) / First name(s)

Moraru Constantin

Address

3 Academiei str., Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, MD2028

Telephone

+373 22 739663

Fax

+373 22 739663

E-mail

cmoraru@yahoo.com

Date of birth

20 March 1957

Gender

masculine

 

Work experience

Dates

1/4/1995 - present

Occupation or position held

Head of the Lab. of Hydrogeology

Main activities and responsibilities

Planning and co-ordination of scientific and contracts

Themes, Responsibility for interim and final results

Representation of the Lab. and Institute at local and

international meetings, conferences, etc

Provide leadership in the field of Hydrogeology, Hydro

geochemistry, Environmental Hydrogeology,

Pollution of natural, Water, Use of Trace Techniques in

 rocks and groundwater, Geothermal geology, Geostatistics

and special Software, Management of the Lab. Financial

 budget and employees supervisor

Expertise in water problems

Name and address of employer

Institute of Geology and Seismology, Academy of

Sciences. Moldova

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

20/11/2013 - 30/05/2014

Occupation or position held

Fulbright scholar

Main activities and responsibilities

Evaluation of Ground Water Vulnerability considering

 geochemical signals

Name and address of employer

USA, Boston, the University of Massachusetts

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

Oct.2006 – Oct. 2007

Occupation or position held

Visiting Professor, Hydrogeology

Main activities and responsibilities

Responsibility for ground water geochemistry

 investigation of the Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi

States,  (selected areas), USA

Ascertain temporal water quality changes  and statistical 

variations among geochemical variables, Spatial assessment

of contamination threats to ground water

Conceptual and geochemical model of underground

 hydrosphere of the South Mississippi  Embayment structure 

Name and address of employer

Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, USA

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

1/9/2004 - 15/11/2004

Occupation or position held

DAAD scholar

Main activities and responsibilities

It was proposed a new Geochemical aquifer vulnerability

 estimation leakage potential method (GAVEL)

Name and address of employer

Germany, KarlsruheUniversity

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

10.11.2013 – 30.05.2014

Occupation or position held

Fulbright scholar

Main activities and responsibilities

Ground Water – Quality Assessment of the Republic of

Moldova and Memphis area in the United States of America

Name and address of employer

USA, Memphis, the University of Memphis

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

1/9/2001 - 1/3/2003

Occupation or position held

Senior researcher hydrogeologist

Main activities and responsibilities

Planning of sampling strategy, Geoecological mapping of

trace elements, Data processing and database update, Risk

assessment of toxic element pollution, Elaboration of

recommendations, Relation with public authorities and

preparation of information for publication

Name and address of employer

CRDF - MRDA Foundation USA-Moldova

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

1/10/2000 - 30/3/2001

Occupation or position held

Team Leader of the Hydro-Geology group, Tacis Project

“Prut river tributaries: environmental protection review,

protection strategy and option”

Main activities and responsibilities

Initial data related to Geology, Hydrogeology, Land use

and Hydrology of three river basins, Data collection and

preparation for Access Data Base and MapInfo, Present

 things to date at Local, Interim and International

Workshops Hydrogeology Report

Name and address of employer

Tacis and ESBI (Ireland)

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

1/11/1998 - 1/9/2000

Occupation or position held

Deputy National Co-ordinater and Task Manager

 Groundwater and Land use of the Tacis Project

“Prut river water Management

Main activities and responsibilities

Co-Responsible for administrative local tasks, Coordination

and responsibilities for: Detailed Geological, Hydrogeological

 and Hydrogeochemical information, Meteorology and Land

use dataDatabase data collection and impute (as REGIS),

Monitoring of groundwater, Geological, Hydrogeological and

Hydrogeochemical data assessment, Strategy of water

management

Name and address of employer

Tacis and ICWS (the Netherlands)

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

1/5/1996 - 1/4/1997

Occupation or position held

Hydrogeologist in the Project “Study of the Quality of

rural drinking  water”

Main activities and responsibilities

Responsible for: Planning and carry out of field survey

Data collection and assessment including: Geology,

Hydrogeology, Chemical analyses, Surface water and

Meteorology, Groundwater legislation, Groundwater quality

and quantity, Pollution sources Initiation and co-ordination of

interim workshops

Name and address of employer

World Bank and IWACO (the Netherlands)

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

1/2/1981 - 1/4/1995

Occupation or position held

Engineer Hydrogeologist, Senior Engineer, Junior

Researcher, Senior researcher

Main activities and responsibilities

Hydrogeological, Hydrogeochemical and Geostatistical studies

Main executor of Helium studies including tracer techniques in

groundwater and rocks, geochemistry and geology of Helium

Field survey and expertise in water problems Computer and

Experimental modelling of pollutants, Team leader for contract

Projects

Name and address of employer

Institute of Geology and Seismology, Academy of Sciences,

Lab. of Hydrogeochemistry, Lab. of Environmental

Geochemistry

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Dates

1/9/1979 - 1/2/1981

Occupation or position held

Engineer-Hydrogeologist

Main activities and responsibilities

Synthesis of geological and hydrogeological maps of the

South Moldova, Study of Geophysical logs including gamma

log, trace techniques for groundwater flow

Name and address of employer

Department of Geology, South Moldavian Hydrogeological

Expedition, Moldova

Type of business or sector

Science

 

Education and training

Dates

1999 - 1999

Title of qualification awarded

Senior Researcher

Principal subjects/Occupational

 skills covered

Hydrogeology and Hydrogeochemistry

Name and type of organization

providing organization and

training

Supreme Commission for Certification of the Republic

 of Moldova

Level in national or international

classification

Academia: Senior  Scientist; University:  Ass. Prof

 

Dates

1/9/1984 - 1/9/1987

Title of qualification awarded

Doctor of Geology and Mineralogy, Ph.D

Principal subjects/Occupational

 skills covered

Hydrogeology and Hydrogeochemistry

Name and type of organization

providing organization and

training

Moscow Geological Survey Institute, Department of

 Hydrogeology  (Russia)

Level in national or international

classification

Dr., Ph.D.

 

Dates

1/9/1974 - 1/6/1979

Title of qualification awarded

Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, Dipl.Eng

Principal subjects/Occupational

 skills covered

Hydrogeology

Name and type of organization

providing organization and

training

Institute of Mining, Geological Survey Department,

Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine)

Level in national or international

classification

M. Sci.

 

Personal skills and competences

Languages

 

Mother tongue: Romanian

 

Russian

English

French

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Social skills and competences

I am a Team worker, as well an independent researcher and self

driving specialist

Organizational skills and

competences

Ability to work efficiently in a culturally, multinational, diverse

religion  teams

Experience to initiate, plan and co-ordinate field survey, workshops,

project proposals and is realization

Experience as Training supervisor

Technical skills and

competences 

e-mail, copy machine, scanner, fax, printer, the instrumental

hydrological measurements ability etc.

International driver license

Computer literacy (Windows, Norton, Windows commander,

Internet, E-mail)

Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Access, Power point)

Using of special software: for Geostatistics, SPSS, ModFLOW,

Groundwater for Windows  (GWW), Grapher, Petrel, etc and

interpretation of results

Easily familiarization with new software

Data collection and data entry in a Database

Database analysis and connection with other modulus

 

Other skills and competences

a) membership

·         Registered on the International Association of Hydrogeologists

since 1997

·         Member of the editorial group for Hydrogeological map of

Europe (sheet E-5, Bucharest) since 2000

·         Member of the MoldovaState Governmental Commission for

Mineral Deposits since 2005

·         Member of the Scientific Council of the  Institute of Geology and

Seismology, Moldova

·         Member of the Association of Water Users “ApaSan” (Moldova –

Swiss)

 

 

(b) University teaching
September, 1987     Associate Prof., Agricultural University of

                                Moldova

May, 1993               Courses:(1) Hydrogeology, (2)Geology and

                                Mineralogy

September, 1993     Associate Prof., International Independent

                                University of Moldova

May, 1995               Courses: (1) Aquatic ecosystems, (2)

                                 Geoecological mapping

September, 1995     Associate Prof., State University of Moldova

May, 2002               Courses: (1) Aquatic ecosystems,

                                 (2)Geoecological mapping,  (3) Hydrogeology,

                                 (4) Geochemistry

January, 2005          Associate Prof., State University of Moldova

September, 2008      Course: Geochemistry

June, 2009               The Chair of the Commission  for University

                                 Licensing, speciality 431.2 Geology, State

                                 University of Moldova

 

 

(c)  Publications:    more than 120 publications and reports

on Hydrogeology, Geology, Geochemistry, Geostatistics,

Groundwater pollution and protection,including 6 books-

(pl. see List of publications).

 

 

(d) ScientificSupervisor :

University Diploma

1.    Cazacu Mariana, 1997. Shallow groundwater quality study

 of the Chisinau City in connection with urban territory.

Moldova State University, Institute of Real Sciences.

2.   Delinskaya Svetlana, 1997. Ecological and geochemical

evaluation of the territories of large-scale concern

 (case study, military plant “Mezon”, Chisinau). Moldova

State University, Institute of Real Sciences.

3.   Zaiat Sergei, 1998. Ecological study of the influence of Fuel

Stations on the urban territories (case study Chisinau City). 

Moldova State University, Institute of Real Sciences.

4.   Rudenciuk Larisa, 1998. Contemporaneous evaluation of the

ecological state of ChisinauCity lakes (hydrochemical aspects). 

 Moldova State University, Institute of Real Sciences.

5.   Cadocinicov Oleg, 1999. Evaluation of the ecological

security of  the scams from Moldavian metallurgical concern

 (Ribnitsa town).  MoldovaStateUniversity, Institute of Real

Sciences.

6.    PreadkinDmitrii, 1999. Ecological characteristic of the

 BicRiver Basin under the influence of humane impact (in

 the perimeter of the ChisinauCity and suburb). Moldova

State University, Institute

of Real Sciences.

7.    Belei Mariana, 2001. The influence of human activity on the

shallow groundwater regime. Moldova State University,

Institute of Real Sciences.

8.   Concearov Margarita, 2001. Hydroecological aspects of

lakes in urban conditions (lake Parcul dendrologic, Chisinau).

Moldova State University, Institute of Real Sciences.

9.    Gontari Tatiana, 2003. Some aspects of the manganese

Migration in groundwater. MoldovaStateUniversity, Institute

 of Real Sciences.

Master Diploma

1.   Cernei Alexandra, 2010. Groundwater quality evaluation using

national and international Fresh Water Standards (case study-

v.Criva, Briceni district, Moldova). Moldova State University.

2.    SpatariGhenadie, 2012. Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) as a

indicator of water quality. University of the Academy of

 Sciences, Moldova.

3.    Olari Aliona, 2013. Monitoring of shallow groundwater and

geostatistical assessment. University of the Academy of

Sciences, Moldova. 

4.    Botnari Andrei, 2013. Migration of inorganic chemical

 elements in the vadose zone. University of the Academy of

Sciences, Moldova.

5.    Timosencova Anastasia, 2014. Geographical informational

system of the Chisinau City unconfined aquifer

(methodological aspects)

PhD Students

1.    Negrutsa Pavel, 1995-1998. Nitrate contamination of the

ground water (case study, Republic of Moldova).

2.    Cadocnicov Oleg, 2002-2006. Groundwater protection from

 using of pesticides and mineral fertilizers in the Republic of

Moldova.

3.    Budesteanu Sergiu, 2001-2005. The methodology of

 hydrogeological modelling based on GIS and remote sensing

 (case study, Ciugur River Basin, Moldova).

4.    Coada Dumitru, 2008 – 2011. The geochemistry of Selenium in

the fresh groundwater (Neogene aquifers, Moldova). 

5.    Zvezdenco Anastasia, 2012 – 2015. The geochemistry of

dissolved gases in groundwater of the south-west part of the

Black Sea artesian basin.