Lavinia Curecheriu is Lecteur at Departament of Physics from the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania. She graduated in Biophysics at the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania in 2004. Afterwards, she completed the Ph.D in Physics in 2010 at the same university. She has 12 years of experience in investigating by a combined experimental and theoretical approach fundamental phenomena in multifunctional oxides with polar order (ferroelectrics and multiferroics) in relationship with their composition and micro/nanostructure. She has published 60 articles in ISI peer-reviewed journals. For her research activity, she was awarded with: Award "IUVENTAS SCIENTIAES" given by UAIC for young researcher for 2014-2015; Young researcher in Science and Engineering in 2015, and “L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Romania for Women and Science Award 2017”.