The world of physics is saddened by the passing of Mr. Adrian Dafinei, Professor Doctor of Physics at the University of Bucharest – Romania. Professor Dafinei was known for his professionalism, brilliant solutions to all kinds of problems, fairness, modesty, and his tireless desire to help unconditionally.
Since 1998, Professor Dafinei had been leading the Romanian Physics Team at IPhO, imparting his knowledge, dedication and passion for physics to many generations of exceptional students. Professor Dafinei was also a member of the Advisory Committee for IPhO.
The Romanian Physics Teams for EuPhO, APhO and NBPhO was prepared every year by Professor Adrian Dafinei and students achieved remarkable results at EuPhO, APhO, NBPhO and IPhO.
Excellence in physics and the many lives he touched are richer because of Professor Adrian Dafinei.
Smooth sailing to the stars, Professor Adrian Dafinei. May you rest in peace.