Andreea Argintaru is a Team Manager at Axalta Coatings Systems in Philadelphia, working in the Raw Materials Technology group. She holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry from Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 in France and a Ph.D. in Organic chemistry from University of Pennsylvania. She has experience in organic synthesis, polymers, formulation and medicinal chemistry. For the past three years she has been a Member at large of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry, where she recently served as chair of the Awards Committee and was part of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is also a volunteer in the ACS Philadelphia local section.
In addition to a strong technical background in organic chemistry, Andreea has a passion for coaching, mentoring and developing people, which is why she decided to join the ACS Career Consultants team in 2020. She can be asked about academic programs in U.S. and Europe, applying and choosing the right graduate school, career transitions, differences between industries and corporate cultures, CVs and interview preparation.