Observatoire de Paris, Solar Department

92195 Meudon CEDEX

Phone: 331 45 07 78 00


1. Born in: Bucharest, Romania, on 10 July 1930.

2. Studies:
Licentiate's degree: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Bucharest University
Degree of Doctor in Physical Sciences: University of Paris.

3. Left Romania on: October 1958.

4. Relatives still living in Romania: No more

5. The most important works:
-Discovery of material transport toward corona by spicules
-Measure of solar limb profile (quoted in "Astrophysical Quantities")
-First observation of magnetic field before and after a flare
-Discovery of relation of solar activity to the rigid rotation
-Discovery of thermal disappearance of solar prominences
-More than 130 publications

6.Scientific fellowship:
International Astronomical Union
European Astronomical Society
Societe Francaise des Specialistes en Astronomie
Academia Oamenilor de Stiinta

7. Other information:

- "Mouradian's effect" in optical thick lines
- building of solar spectrograph in Pic du Midi Observatory
- observation of 6 solar total eclipses
- organize first pre-eclipse meeting (NATO Workshpo) in Sinaia
- solar physics lectures in Bucharest Faculty of Physics
- editor of "Cartes Synoptiques de l'Activite Solaire", publication of Observatoire de Paris