He has authored and published a total of 12 books, of which 7 are specialized. Annually, he participated with numerous scientific papers at the sessions organized by universities in the field in the country and at international scientific congresses in the field of horticulture. Among the most important participations were at the International Horticulture Congress organized by ISHS, from: Lisbon, 2010, Brisbane, Australia, 2014, Turkey, Istanbul, 2018, Angers, France 2022, Murcia, Spain 2023.
During his research activity, he was the project manager for a total of 9 projects and as a team member in the project, for a total of 6 projects.
Among the main awards obtained throughout his career to date we mention: for the work “Vegetable Growing” – the ASAS Ioan Maier award from 2016 and the Charles Faraudo award in 2018, the Gala Pria for Agriculture award – for the entire activity in the service of research from 2017, the Distinction of the Patriarchate through the Order “Sanctus Stephanus Magnus” for the activity carried out in recent years towards preserving the national heritage in 2019, the Gheorghe Ionescu – Șișești Prize of the Romanian Academy for the best written work in Romania, in the field of Agriculture, “Special Vegetable Growing Treaty” in 2021, “Science Award” for horticultural research activity, at the Thought in Romania Gala, in 2022.
Starting with the year 2010 he was elected as an associate member of the Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences Bucharest, and in 2012, he was elected as a correspondent member of the same institution, intensifying in this way the collaboration with this institution, especially with the Horticulture department.
Throughout his career, three major work objectives have marked his research activity namely: the rehabilitation of vegetable plants neglected in culture, obtaining valuable biological creations for professionals in accordance with the requirements of producers, processors and consumers, and acclimatization of new vegetable species that have not been cultivated on the territory of our country. His entire professional career has been dedicated to saving Romanian genetic heritage and native seeds, a mission materialized by the establishment in 2019 of the Genetic Resources Bank for Vegetable Growing, Floriculture, Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, a unit of which he is currently the manager.