Lidia Benea is Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor in Materials Science and Engineering at Dunărea de Jos University of Galati, Romania (www.cc-ites.ugal.ro), member of the National Council for Attesting Titles, Diplomas and University Certificates (CNATDCU), Ministry of Education and Research, România. Author and co-author of over 250 scientific articles, 106 being in ISI journals and proceedings volume, cumulating an Impact Factor of 174.76, 23 books and more than 350 presentations at scientific conferences. Her research interests are in the field of composite coatings, biomaterials and multifunctional materials and nanomaterials. Many achievements in electrochemical methods applied to surface modification and materials characterization.