Horia Iovu is the Vice-President of Romanian National Council for awarding the high education diploma and certificates. He is also the former Vice-President of Romanian Research Council. He is a professor and the vice-rector in charge with doctoral education at University Politehnica of Bucharest. He is also the Director of the Advanced Polymer Materials Research Group, currently leading a 16 MEuro project of research infrastructure devoted to new labs in bioengineering field. Since 2018 he was elected as a member of the Academy of Romanian Scientists. He is involved as an active member of Task Force New Generation Metrics and Task Force Human Resources of CESAER.