Luminita Ionescu Vasii
Dr. Luminita Ionescu Vasii, R&D Manager at Newpark Drilling Fluids Canada, manages projects and budgets with internal staff, as well as external funding, contracts and collaborations with Canadian, American and French companies, universities and laboratories. She has initiated and is maintaining a research program focusing on the application of Nanotechnology to drilling and drilling fluids. She worked in several areas of research, from polymer synthesis and characterization to materials, nanocomposites and drilling fluids and co-authored several scientific papers, conference presentations patents and a book chapter. She was the initiator and member of several international collaborations joining together scientists from academia and industry and a member of the organizing committee of European conferences.
Co-chair in the symposium on Nanotech for Oil & Gas