


Date and Place of Birth
 April 23rd 1955, Bârlad, România
Education
 B. S. and M. S. in Mathematics: 1980, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, România
 PhD in Mathematics: 1991, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, România
 Thesis advisor: Professor Viorel Barbu
 Thesis title: Approximation of the HamiltonJacobi equations by means of LieTrotter formulae
Professional Experience
 19801984: Teacher of Mathematics, Liceul de Artă "O. Băncilă", Iaşi
 19841993: Researcher, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, România and Institute
of Mathematics "O. Mayer", Iaşi, Branch of Romanian Academy
 19931996: Assistant Professor, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, România
 19962006: Associate Professor, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, România
 2006present: Professor, Universitatea "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, România
Other positions
 Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Wyoming, USA,
Spring semesters of 2003, 2004 and 2005
 Researcher, Institute
of Mathematics "O. Mayer", Iaşi, Branch of Romanian Academy, 2005  present
Research Interests:
 Partial Differential Equations (particularly, Hamilton 
Jacobi equations, variational inequalities, equations of fluid dynamics),
 Control Theory (particularly, dynamic programming, Pontryagin maximum principle,
controllability)
Selected Publications
 Feedback laws for nonlinear distributed control problems via Trottertype
product formulae, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 33(1995), 971
999.
 The relationship between the maximum principle and dynamic programming
for the control of parabolic variational inequalities, SIAM Journal on Control
and Optimization, 35(1997), 17111738.
 On the convergence of EulerStokes splitting of the NavierStokes equations,
Differential and Integral Equations, 15(2002), 657670.
 Fluidmagnetic splitting of the magnetohydrodynamic equations, Mathematical
Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, 6(2003), 893917, together with S.
S. Sritharan.
 Exact controllability of the magnetohydrodynamic equations, Communications
on Pure and Applied Mathematics, 6(2003), 732783, together with V.
Barbu, T. Havarneanu, and S.S. Sritharan.
 Exact controllability for the threedimensional NavierStokes equations with
the Navier slip boundary conditions, Indiana University Mathematics Journal,
54(2005), 13031350, together with T. Havarneanu and S.S. Sritharan.
 Exact controllability for the twodimensional NavierStokes equations with
the Navier slip boundary conditions, Systems and Control Letters, 55(2006),
10221028, together with T. Havarneanu and S.S. Sritharan.
 Exact internal controllability of the magnetohydrodynamic equations in multiconnected
domains, Advances in Differential Equations, 11(2006), 893929, together
with T. Havarneanu and S.S. Sritharan.
 Exact internal controllability for the two dimensional magnetohydrodynamic
equations, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 46(2007), 18021830,
together with T. Havarneanu and S.S. Sritharan.
 Feedback Laws for the Optimal Control of Parabolic Variational Inequalities,
Editura "Alexandru Myller", Iaşi, 2005.
 Controllability of the Equations of Fluid Dynamics, Springer, New York, to
appear, together with T. Havarneanu and S.S. Sritharan.
