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ANATOL BALANUTA

Head of the department
University professor

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: 9/9, Studentilor str., block of study nr. 5
Tel.: +373 22 50-99-57
E-mail:

 

 

I. GENERALE INFORMATION

The Department of Oenology was founded in 1965 at the Faculty of Technology of Chisinau Polytechnic Institute. In the period 1965-1976 Head of Department was dr., assoc. prof., Vasile ZINCENCO, in 1987-1999 – dr. hab., univ. prof. Sarghi Constantin, while in 1976-1987 and from 1999 till now the department is headed by dr., univ. prof. Anatol BALANUTA.

In 2005, the Department of Sugar and Sugar Products Technology were merged (headed from 1995 to 2005 by dr., assoc. prof. Anatol ANTONOVICI) and became part of the Department of Oenology.

 

II. DIDACTIC-METHODICAL ACTIVITY

At present, at the Department of Oenology the educational process includes all the three university cycles in accordance with the Bologna Process:

  • License, Cycle I, lasting 4 years, specialty: „Technology of Food Products”, options:
    • „Wine technology and of products obtained by fermentation”;
    • „Industrial Biotechnologies”;
    • „Engineering and Management in Food Industry”.
  • Master, Cycle II, duration 1.5 years:
    • The “Wine Management” Program.
  • Doctorate, Cycle III, with a duration of 3 years:
    • Specialty “Technology of alcoholic and soft drinks”.

Over the years there were edited and re-edited over 100 methodical didactical works, collections, monographs and 10 manuals.

 

III. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITY

The scientific activity of the department – within the Department there were prepared 17 doctors, including 1 doctor habilitate. From The Department disciples, 40 have obtained the title of of doctor and 8 doctor habilitate, 1 academician – Boris GAINA, 1 correspondent member of the Italian Academy – Constantin SIRGHI, 1 Laureate of the State Prize in Science and Technology – Anatol BALANUTA, 1 – Chevalier of the Order “Labour Glory” – Grigore MUSTEATA.

Research activity on “Research and practical realization of the processes of maceration, oxygenation and clarifying in the manufacture and packaging of wines and alcoholic drinks” and “Improvement of biotechnological processes in the food industry” provides participation of the department’s staff, students, masters and Ph.D. students and is reflected in scientific publications, participation in republican and international conferences, obtaining of invention patents, practical implementations.

 

IV. MATERIAL AND TECHNICAL BASE

The Department of Oenology from 2014 to present implements a European Investment Project financed by the EIB, which provides the complete modernization of The Department laboratories with modern equipment for the educational process in cycles I, II and III, as well as for scientific research.

The finality of investments of 3.7 mil. Euro was the creation of the first Center of Excellence in Viticulture and Wine Production “Research Center of Oenology ” and Section of microvinification created within the project from the EIB and TUM resources amounts to high level the students practical training according to European requirements.

 Microvinification Section

Training rooms

 

V. COLLABORATIONS

The Department collaborates with the Institute of Scientific and Practical Horticulture and Food Technologies (Chisinau, Moldova), University “Dunarea de Jos” (Galati, Romania), University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine and Iasi, University of Bordeaux I (France) NIVW in ENSBANA, Dijon (France), Davis Univesiy (California), Academy of Food Industry (Moscow, Russia), Academy of Food Industry Odessa, Ukraine etc..

 

VI. COMPOSITION OF THE DEPARTMENT

The didactic staff of the department forms a well organized team, united, about 80% being aged under 50 years. All teachers have a Ph.D title.

Name, SurnameFunction, Scientific-Didactic TitleContact information
E-mail Tel.
Anatol BALANUTAHead of department, dr., univ. prof.022-50-99-57
Nicolae TARANuniv.prof., dr. hab., cum.022-50-99-57
Grigore MUSTEATAdr., assoc.prof022-50-99-57
Lidia GHERCIU-MUSTEATAdr., assoc.prof022-50-99-57
Vasile ARHIPdr., assoc.prof022-50-99-57
Aliona SCLIFOSdr., assoc.prof022-50-99-57
Dan ZGARDANdr., assoc.prof022-50-99-57
Iurie SCUTARIdr., univ. lect.022-50-99-57
Sorina CRUDUdr., int. assoc.prof.022-50-99-57
Non-teaching staff
Larisa NECULAchief of laboratory022-50-99-57
Iurie SCUTARIprincipal specialist022-50-99-57
Georgeta MOGAengineer cat. I022-50-99-57
Olga TURCANUengineer cat. I022-50-99-57
Aliona NAZARIAengineer cat. I022-50-99-57
Elena BALANUTAengineer cat. I022-50-99-57
Ecaterina COVACIengineer cat. I022-50-99-57