PORTRAITS – Personalities of Romanian science and culture

Two shining examples of excellence in both science and sport

Author: Iuliu Ovidiu Marian



Research Center of Electrochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.



Many outstanding personalities in Romanian sports were also well known scientists. Two of them are featured here, Uray Zoltan, the first member of the Budapest Academy, and Nicolae Ghilezan, the second member of the Bucharest Academy, both of them renowned specialists in biology and oncology, respectively. Both were high performance fencers, with participations

in national and international competitions.


Keywords: academics, biology, oncology, fencing, sports performance



PORTRAITS – Personalities of Romanian science and culture