Rotaru Lab

University of Southern Denmark

Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor
University of Southern Denmark

My CV can be found here: CV Amelia Elena Rotaru

My teaching CV can be found here: Teaching CV Amelia Elena Rotaru

My SDU profile can be found here.

Employment

2018 – now: Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2015 – 2018: Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2017: Guest Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.

2013 – 2015: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

2010 – 2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.

2009 – 2010: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.

Education

Jun 2009: Ph.D. Marine microbiology, International Max Planck Research School, Bremen, Germany.

Apr 2005: M.Sc. Marine microbiology, International Max Planck Research School, Bremen, Germany.

Awards, honors, and grants
  • Research prize Fyens Stiftidsende (2016) – offered to outstanding Fyn-based researchers in natural science and in social science
  • Sapere Aude Leadership award (PI), Danish National Science Foundation (2015)
  • Novo Nordisk Fellowship (PI) in biotechnology-based synthesis & production, Novo Nordisk Foundation (2015)
  • Innovations Fond grant (co-I, work-package leader), Innovations Fond Denmark (2015)
  • FNU Fellowship (PI), Danish National Science Foundation (2013)
  • Dale T. Mortensen Fellowship (PI, declined), Aarhus Institute for Advanced Science (2013)
  • Teaching award, International Max Planck Research School for Marine Microbiology (2006)
  • MARMIC graduate scholarship, International Max Planck Research School for Marine Microbiology (2003)
  • Undergraduate scholarship (3rd best entrance exam grade of ca. 1000 applicants), University of Bucharest (1998)