**CURRICULUM VITAE**

**Name:Vasile**** OPROIU**

**Date of birth: September 8, 1941**

**Place of birth: Vulcana Pandele, Dimbovita, Romвnia **

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**Ph. D.: Mathematics, Universitatea
Al.I.Cuza Iasi, Romania 1969.**

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****Ph.D. Thesis Connections compatible with G-structures and structures of higher order,
supervisor Gh. Gheorghiev **

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Diploma in Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, Universitatea
Al.I.Cuza Iasi, Romania, 1964**

**PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: **

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1990-
2006 Professor, Universitatea "Al.I.Cuza", Iasi **

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1976-1990
Associate Professor, Universitatea **

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"Al.I.Cuza", Iasi**

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****1970-1976 Assistant Professor, Universitatea **

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"Al.I.Cuza", Iasi **

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1964-1970, 2004-present- Scientific Research Worker Institute of Mathematics,
Iasi Branch of the Romanian Academy. **

**October 2008 - Professor Emeritus at
University "Al.I.Cuza" Iasi
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**Teaching: **Geometry for 1-st year,
Differential Geometry for 2-nd
year, Differential Geometry for
3-rd year, Relativity Theory, Complex Manifolds, Faculty of Mathematics, Computational
Geometry of Curves and Surfaces for 1-st and 2-nd year, Faculty of Mathematics
and Computer Science, Special Mathematics Applied in Economics, General
Mathematics in Geology etc., at undergraduate level.

Post graduate courses: G-structures and Integrability,
Spectral Geometry of Riemannian Manifolds and Harmonic Mappings, at the Faculty of
Mathematics, Iasi, Romania.

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Research:** Scientific
activity in the domain of Differential Geometry and Topology at the Faculty of Mathematics in the University
"Al.I.Cuza" Iasi, (geometric properties of
some classes of G-structures, differential geometry of the tangent and
cotangent bundles, harmonic mappings, nonembedding
results for the Grassmannians etc.) Several young
researchers carried out research projects under my guidance. Scientific
collaborations with: P.Matzeu (Italy), N.Papaghiuc, C.L.Bejan, A.Neagu (Technical University of Iasi).

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Ph.D. Advisor at the Faculty of Mathematics, University “Al.I.Cuza” Iasi, with 3 Ph.D.students
and 7 Ph.D. conferred degree (G.Mitric, C.Oniciuc, M.Iftime, M.Munteanu, D.Fetcu, D.Porosniuc, S.L. Druta). Referee in several Ph.D. commissions in Romania.**

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Contributed papers: **Over 25 papers presented at various meetings and
conferences on mathematical topics held in Romania, Poland, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic**.**

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Director of several scientific projects within
Research Grants of the CNCSIS in the Ministry of Education, Romania, during the
period 1995-2007. **

** Plenary lectures
at several scientific meetings on Differential Geometry **(among the last such meetings I
should quote: Conference on Differential Geometry, Iasi, September 1995, 1-st
Balkan Conference on Differential Geometry, ”Politehnica”
University, Bucharest, July 1996, 3-rd Workshop on Differential Geometry and
Applications, University of Sibiu, September 1997, 4-th Workshop on
Differential Geometry and Applications,
University of Brasov, September 1999, 3-rd Balkan Conference on
Differential Geometry, “Politehnica”
University, Bucharest, August 2000).

**Over 90 papers
published in several
Mathematical Journals.**

**Author of 8 books
(Treatises, Monographs, Handbooks)**

**Some of my
scientific results have been used by several students in their work in some
Ph.D. theses and by several mathematicians in their scientific works. (Over 500
citations of my papers in important mathematical journals and in some
mathematical monographs)**

**Some of my papers
are published in ISI quoted journals.**

**Fellowship Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche,
Italy 1972, University of Napoli.**

**Invited Lectures**: University of
Lublin, Poland, 1978

University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1978

University of Cagliari, Italy, 1985,1987, 1990,
1992,1995

University
of Bari, Italy, 1985,1987

Technical University of Berlin, 1986, 1990

University of Freiburg, Germany, 1987

University of Torino 1990

**Visiting Professor
at University of
Cagliari, Italy, 1985,1987, 1990, 1992, 1995, 2001, University of Bari, Italy 1985,
1987.**

**"G.Titeica" Prize of the Romanian Academy in 1976**

Referee for several
Mathematical Journals in Romania and the world.

Member in the
Editorial Boards of: An.St.Univ. “Al.I.Cuza” Iasi, Matematica,
Revue Roum. Math. Pures et Appliquees,
Bucharest, Italian J. of Pure Appl. Math., Udine Italia, Balkan Journal of
Geometry and Applications.

Member in the
Excellence Center “*Mathematical Analysis and
Applications” *of CNCSIS Romania, director Prof. V.Barbu

**Memberships: **American
Mathematical Society, European Mathematical Society,

Unione Matematica Italiana,
Tensor Society, Societatea de Stiinte Matematice din Romвnia

**Reviewer**: Mathematical Reviews, ZentralblattMATH

**Biographical
sketches in: **Dictionarul Specialistilor,
Ed. Tehnica Buc. 1996,
Who’s Who in Romania, Pegassus Press, Buc., 2002,
2000 Eminent Scientists of Today, 1-st Ed., Int. Biogr.
Cent., Cambridge, Men of Achievement
(1996) at International Biographical Center din
Cambridge , Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 20-th, 21-st Editions, Who’s Who
in Science and Engineering, 7-th Editions 2003-2004 (Marquis), *Mat**ematicieni** romani de pretutindeni,* ed.
II-a, published at Editura *Pamantul*
of University of Pitesti Romania, in 2006.

etc. ** **