Prof. univ. dr., CS I, mathematician
Date and place of birth: January 4, 1946, Scorţoasa, Buzău County
Education: Faculty of Mathematics, University Al. I. Cuza, Iaşi (1963-1968), mathematics, specialization elasticity, doctor in mathematics (1979) with the thesis Study of the constitutive equations and of the motions of some particular continuous environments. Research Fellowships: Institute of Fundamental Technical Research, Polish Academy of Sciences (Sept. 20 – Dec. 21, 1972). Scholarships: Italy (1970, 1971 and 1990); Fulbright Scholarship, Grant no. 265, USA-Texas A&M University, October 2003 – May 2004; DAAD Scholarship in Germany (December 2004 – February 2005) at the Universities of Hamburg and Bayreuth. Professional activity: scientific researcher at the Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy-Iaşi branch (1968-1975), assistant. univ. substitute, then assist. univ. holder, at the Iaşi Polytechnic Institute (1975-1979), lecturer at the Iaşi Polytechnic Institute (1979-1990), conf. univ. at the Technical University Gh. Asachi Iasi (1990-1994), prof. Univ. at the Technical University Gh. Asachi Iasi (since 1994). Teaching activity: course and seminar (Linear Algebra, Analytical and Differential Geometry and Programming, Mathematical Analysis, Special Mathematics for Economists, and Differential Equations). Three textbooks and two collections of problems for students. Member of the Editorial Boards of some journals (Member of the Editorial Board): a) Journal of Modern Physics (EBSCO indexed), ISSN 2153-1196; b) International Journal of Industrial Mathematics (indexed by EBSCO and INSPEC), ISSN 2008-5621; c) Communications in Numerical Analysis (indexed in Zentralblatt MATH ), ISSN 2193-4215; d) Journal of Prime Research in Mathematics (indexed in Zentralblatt MATH), ISSN 1817-2725; e) Bul. Inst. Nice. Iasi, Mathematics Section; f) ROMAI Journal. Associate Editor: Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation , ISSN 1007-5704, June 14, 2010-June 14, 2011, ISI Journal, Impact Factor 2,806. Journalism: 1 monograph in Romanian, Gh. Asachi (1995), (sole author); 1 monograph in English, Perfomantica Publishing House (2009), (in collaboration with Corina Fetecau, winner – “Scientific Book Award”, Euro invention, European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation, May 2010); 118 scientific papers published in ISI listed journals and 1 paper accepted; 62 scientific papers published in journals indexed in international databases; 21 scientific papers published in national journals, recognized by CNCSIS; 21 scientific papers published in conference volumes; 2 scientific papers published in foreign journals (unlisted ISI).
Awards: Spiru Haret Award of the Romanian Academy (2004); Best Ph.D. Supervisor, GC University, Lahore, Pakistan (2010); 2012 Excellence Award and “Gheorghe Asachi” Medal of the Technical University Gh. Asachi, Iasi.
International recognition: a) Doctoral degree at GC University, Lahore, Pakistan since 2006; 9 (nine) PhD students defended their theses. b) External supervisor at University Teknologi Malaysia. c) 1225 citations in ISI-listed journals (from the Web of Knowledge), 12 citations in ISI Proceedings, 8 citations in monographs published abroad, 173 citations in papers published in journals indexed in databases (self-citations were excluded). d) Scientific reviewer in over 50 ISI journals. e) Member of international commissions: e1. Prof. Saleem Asghar from COMSAT University, Islamabad, Pakistan for the “TWAS” Award by The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, c / o The Abdul Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 2007; e2. Dr. T. Hayat and Dr. K. Saifulah for the position of Associate Professor of Mathematics “Pure / Applied Mathematics”, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan (2007); e3. Prof. Shirley Abelman for South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2009, e4. Prof. Shirley Abelman for the position of Department Director, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; e5. Dr. Muhammad Asif, Tenure Track Promotion Commission (TTS), Caspam, BZU, Multan, Pakistan (2012); e6. Prof. FM Mahomed, School of Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, for South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), 2012; f) Member of doctoral commissions abroad: f1. One commission in 2007 and member of three commissions in 2008 at Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad, Pakistan; f2 . Five commissions at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) in Islamabad, Pakistan (2008, 2011, 2012); f3. Two commissions at the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan (2011). g) Visiting professor at various universities abroad: Karlsruhe University (1993, 1995, 1999, 2008), Germany; Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan (1996); GC University Lahore, Pakistan (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); Fuzhu University, China (2008), Shandong University, China (2008), Beijing University, China (2008); Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien, Austria (2008); Central Washington University (2009), Syracuse University (2009), University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA (2009). h) Member of the Scientific Committee of International Conferences: h1. The 3th and the 4th International Conferences on Mathematical Models and Methods in Fluid Mechanics, 2006, 2008, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan; h2. Member of the International Advisory Committee of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th International Conference Recent Developments in Fluid Mechanics (July 2007, August 2008, July 2009 and August 2010), Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Member of scientific societies : member of AMS (The American Mathematical Society) for over 27 years; member ROMAI ( Romanian Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics ); Ad Astra Register of Romanian Scientists – mechanical field; founding member of SRR (Romanian Society of Rheology).