The Horia Hulubei Foundation (HHF, in Romanian: Fundatia Horia Hulubei) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, created with the goal of contributing to the development of research and training in physics. HHF promotes the values of democracy in the Romanian scientific community and in its international contacts. HHF considers that the professional competence and the moral norms are the pillars which sustain a sound scientific activity.
HHF bears this name in the memory of the distinguished Romanian scholar, Horia Hulubei (1996 – 1972), the founding father of atomic physics in
The Horia Hulubei Foundation (HHF) was created by the association of a group of physicists, many of them former collaborators or students of the eminent scholar Horia Hulubei, in September 4, 1992. HHF became a juridical person on March 14, 1994, by a decision of the Bucharest Court.
HHF is hosting the UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Development through Research and
Education in Modern Physics, established in 2010.
HHF has been re-accredited as an institution of scientific research in 2009, according to the rules and regulations of ANCS, by the ANCS decision no. 9737/01.10.2009