Teaching
Courses (2016-2017):
  • Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics
  • Astronomy
Seminars and courses taught in previous academic years (2000-2016):
  • C# Programming (Faculty of Mathematics, Semester I)    See here course support
  • Celestial mechanics
  • Rational mechanics
  • Analytical mechanics
  • Continuum mechanics
  • Probabilities
  • Mathematics (Faculty of Geography and Geology)
Conferences
  • 27. The Seventh International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (CELMEC VII), September 3-9, 2017, San Martino al Cimino (VT), Italy: Resonance effects within LEO, MEO and GEO regions.
  • 26. 9th Humboldt Colloquium on Celestial Mechanics, March 19-25, 2017, Bad Hofgastein, Austria: Dissipative effects in the space debris problem.
  • 25. Stardust Final Conference, 31st October - 4th November, 2016, ESA ESTEC, Netherlands: Dynamics of resonances in the space debris problem (keynote speaker).
  • 24. XIII-eme Colloque Franco-Roumain de Mathematiques Appliquees, 25-29 Aout, 2016, Iasi: Resonance effects in the dynamics of space debris.
  • 23. Computational perturbative methods for Hamiltonian systems - Applications in physics and astronomy, July 11-July 13, 2016, Athens: A study of the lunisolar secular resonances for space debris by using the Hamiltonian formalism.
  • 22. The Eighth Congress of Romanian Mathematicians, June 26-July 1, 2015, Iasi: Dynamics of space debris: resonances and long term orbital effects.
  • 21. 1st Stardust Global Virtual Workshop (SGVW-1) on Asteroids and Space Debris, 6-9 May 2014, Glasgow, Scotland: A description of the dynamics of space debris in the 1:1 and 2:1 resonances by using the Hamiltonian formalism.
  • 20. The Sixth International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics (CELMEC VII), September 1-7, 2013, San Martino al Cimino (VT), Italy: A cartographic study of satellite and space debris dynamics.
  • 19. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, September 10-14, 2012, Vienna: Spatial behavior in the electromagnetic theory of microstretch elasticity.
  • 18. 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference, July 9-13, 2012, Graz, Austria: On the bending of plates in the electromagnetic theory of microstretch elasticity.
  • 17. 6th European Congress of Mathematics, July 2-7 2012, Krakow, Poland: Structural stability and convergence in piezoelectricity.
  • 16. 2th International Conference on Material Modelling, August 31-September 2, 2011, Paris: Spatial behavior of harmonic vibrations in viscoelastic materials.
  • 15. Seventh Congress of the Romanian Mathematicians, June 29-July 5, 2011, Brasov: Spatial behaviour in the linear dynamic theory of magnetoelectroelasticity.
  • 14. 9th International Congress on Thermal Stresses, June 5-9, 2011, Budapest: On the asymptotic partition of energy in micromorphic thermopiezoelectricity, (in collaboration with I.D. Ghiba and I. Ignatescu).
  • 13. Workshop for Young Researches in Mathematics, May 12-13, 2011, Constanta: On the spatial behavior in viscoelastic cylinders.
  • 12. Workshop on Partial Differential Equations, November 25-26, 2010, Bucharest: On the phase space of the restricted three body problem. Application to the Sun-Jupiter-Asteroid system.
  • 11. 10eme Colloque Franco-Roumain de Mathematiques Appliquees, 26-31 Aout 2010, Poitiers (France): Spatial behavior in viscoelastic materials.
  • 10. 3rd Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity, July 28-31, 2010, Ankara (Turkey): A cartographic study of the phase space of the restricted three body problem.
  • 9. The Fifth International Meeting on Celestial Mechanics, September 6-12, 2009, Viterbo (Italy): On the phase space of the restricted three body problem.
  • 8. The Asian Conference on Mechanics of Functional Materials and Structures, October 31-November 3, 2008, Matsue, Japan.
  • 7. The International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM2008), August 24-29 2008, Adelaide (Australia).
  • 6. 9eme Colloque Franco-Roumain de Matematiquees, Brasov, Roumanie, 28 aout-2 septembre 2008: A mixture theory for micropolar thermoelastic solids.
  • 5. The Mechanics Conference to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, May 29 & 30, 2008, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA: A mixture theory for microstretch thermoviscoelastic solids.
  • 4. The meeting Theory and Applications of Dynamical Systems, Spoleto (Italy), June 24-28, 2007: On the Dynamics of Asteroids.
  • 3. 5th SREAC’s Meeting: Latest Progress in Astrophysics, Athens, 5-6 October, 2007: Investigation of asteroid dynamics via numerical methods (in collaboration with C. Chiruta).
  • 2. The international conference New Trends in Continuum Mechanics, Constanta, September 2003: On the spatial behavior in the theory of swelling porous elastic soils.
  • 1. The XXIII National Conference of Solid Mechanics, Ploiesti, Romania, May 1999: The Saint-Venant`s problem in micropolar elasticity.
Grants
  • Director of the grants:
    • CEEX contract no. 150/7.04.2006, code 72, 2006-2008
    • TE contract no. 86/30.07.2010, code TE_184, 2010-2013
  • Member of the grants:
    • CNCSIS, code 200, 2000-2002
    • CNCSIS, code 590, 2004-2006
    • CERES-2-CEx06-11-56 / 25.07.2006, 2006-2008
    • CERES-2-CEx06-11-12 / 25.07.2006, 2006-2008
    • ID_401 15/28.09.2007
    • TE contract no. 127/01.10.2015, code PN-II-RU-TE-2014-4-0320, 2015-2017
Astronomy
  • Over 500 planetarium lessons for students and pupils interested in astronomical phenomena
  • About 10 articles, informing the public on the astronomical events, published in local newspapers
  • Responsible for activities taking place at Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory (encouraging the works of the new set up club of astronomy, observations, presentations, manifestations celebrating the year of astronomy, etc.)
  • Computer programs for numerical investigations of nonintegrable systems (such as the restricted three body problem), detectors of chaos