George Emil Palade (1912-2008)
He is the first Romanian to ever win a Nobel Prize (1974), awarded for physiology and medicine.
Gheorghe Botezatu (1882-1940)
A Romanian scientist, known as one of the founders of vertical flights, was a member of the Apollo 11 scientific team, which landed the first man on the moon.
Emil Racoviță (1868-1947)
Romanian biologist from Iași, world-renowned scientist and founder of bio-speleology.
``ALEXANDRU IOAN CUZA`` UNIVERSITY OF IASI
It is the oldest university in Romania.
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY ``GHEORGHE ASACHI`` IASI
It is the first engineering school in Romania – 1910.