**Personal Data**

Date and place of birth |
March 28, 1954, Haţeg, Romania |

Marital status |
Married, two children |

E-mail |
mira[at]ictp.acad.ro, mira[at]math.ubbcluj.ro |

**Education and degrees**

1997 |
Ph. D. in Mathematics, *Babeş-Bolyai* University, Cluj-Napoca
Thesis: *Nonlinear Analysis Methods with Applications in Celestial Mechanics*
Scientific advisor: Á. Pál |

1977-1978 |
Postgraduate course in Mathematical Analysis, *Babeş-Bolyai* University, Cluj-Napoca, Scientific advisor: I. A. Rus |

1973-1977 |
B. A. in Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, *Babeş-Bolyai* University, Cluj-Napoca, Scientific advisor: I. A. Rus |

1970-19731969-1970 |
*Decebal* High School, DevaHigh School, Haţeg |

**Employment history**

2007-2016, 2019 |
Senior Researcher (I) at Tiberiu Popoviciu Institute of Numerical Analysis (ICTP), Romanian Academy |

1997-2007 |
Senior Researcher (II) at ICTP |

1990-1997 |
Senior Researcher (III) at ICTP |

1988-1990 |
Senior Mathematician at ICTP |

1982-1988 |
Mathematician at ICTP |

**Activities**

Member of the Scientific Council (1992-2005)

**Research contracts:**

- 2CEEX-06-11-96/19.09.2006, 2006-2008, (MEdC) (member, director E. Cătinaş)
- GAR 13/2006 (Romanian Academy) (member, director Z. Kása)
- GAR 17/2005 (Romanian Academy) (member, director Z. Kása)
- 64/2002 (CNCSIS) (member, director Z. Kása)
- 33444/2002 (CNCSIS)
- 7037/2001 (Ministry of Education and Research)
- 7042GR/2001 (Ministry of Education and Research) (member, director Z. Kása)
- 6100GR/2000 of the National Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation
- GAR 96/1999 (Romanian Academy).
- 1997-1998 3004GR/1997 of the Ministry of Science and Technology

**Interacademic programs** (offered by the Romanian Academy)

- 2004-2005 interacademic project with Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca and Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, France on Complexity of Finite and Infinite Words (with Z. Kása)
- 2001-2012 interacademic program on Discrete Mathematics and Dynamical Systems with Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca and Rényi Institute of Budapest
- 1997-1999 interacademic project with Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca and Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, France on Discrete Mathematics and Dynamical Systems (with Z. Kása)

**Teaching Experience**

During 1982-1988 I taught Differential Equations at Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca and I prepared foreign students at the same University.

**Stages/visits**

- Rényi Institute of Budapest, September 2-15 2012
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, August 31 – September 5 2011
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, July 19 – 24 2010
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, July 21 – August 2 2009
- Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, 22 Sept – October 6 2007
- Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, October 5 – 19 2006
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, August 20 – 27 2006
- Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, September 20 – October 4 2005
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, May 16 – 30 2005
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, September 23 – October 7 2004
- Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, June 24 – July 8 2004
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, October 9 – 23 2003
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, May 8 – 22 2002
- Rényi Institute of Budapest, September 1 – 15 2001
- Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, September 26 – October 11 2000
- Department of Theoretical Mechanics, University of Thessaloniki, Greece, September 20 – 27 1999
- Department of Theoretical Mechanics, University of Thessaloniki, Greece, November 9 – 23 1998
- Institut de Mathématiques de Luminy-Marseille, October 2 – 16 1997
- Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, July 7 – August 7 1993

**Selected Talks at Meetings and Symposia**

- On the characterizations of partial metrics, International Conference on Nonlinear Operators, Differential Equations and Applications (ICNODEA-2015), July 14-17 2015, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (with V. Anisiu)
- Bilateral inequalities for harmonic, geometric and Hölder means, 10th Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science (MACS 2014), May 21-25 2014, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (with V. Anisiu)
- M.-C. Anisiu, Bilateral inequalities for means, 9th Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science (MACS 2012, Abstracts, p. 15), February 9-12 2012, Siófok, Hungary http://macs.elte.hu/ (with V. Anisiu)
- Straight-line solutions in conservative systems, 8th Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science (MACS 2010, Abstracts, p. 13), July 14-17 2010, Komárno, Slovakia
- Straight-line solutions in two-dimensional homogeneous potentials, Recent Insights into our Universe, Bucharest, October 28-29 2009 (Abstract Booklet, p. 10) (with G. Bozis)
- Two-dimensional total palindrome complexity, Tiberiu Popoviciu Seminar of Functional Equations, Approximation and Convexity, Cluj-Napoca, September 24-27 2008 (with V. Anisiu)
- Planar programmed motion, The Twelfth International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, September 10-13 2008, Băişoara, Romania (Abstracts, p. 9)
- Two-dimensional palindrome complexity, 7th Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science, July 3-6 2008, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (MaCS’08, Abstracts, p. 16) (with V. Anisiu)
- Programmed motion in the presence of homogeneity, International Conference on Dynamics of Celestial Bodies, June 23-26 2008, Litohoro – Olympus, Greece (Programme & Book of Abstracts, p. 10) (with G. Bozis)
- Palindrome factors in finite words, International Conference Semicentennial Tiberiu Popoviciu Institute of Numerical Analysis, May 7-10 2008, Cluj-Napoca (with V. Anisiu, Z. Kása)
- Spatial families of orbits in 2D conservative fields, Exploring the Solar System and the Universe, April 8 – 12 2008, Bucharest (Booklet of Abstracts)
- Palindromes in finite words, The 6th Conference on Words, WORDS 2007, September 17-21 2007, Marseille, France (with V. Anisiu, Z. Kása)
- Existence of periodic orbits in celestial mechanics, ICNODEA, July 4 – 8 2007, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
- 3D inverse problem of dynamics, 6th Congress of Romanian Mathematicians, June 28 – July 4, 2007, Bucharest, Romania
- Families of orbits compatible with galactic potentials, Fifty Years of Romanian Astrophysics, Bucureşti, September 26-30 2006, p. 26
- Properties of the subword complexity function, 6th Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science, July 12-15 2006, Pécs, Hungary (MaCS’06, Abstracts, p. 12)
- Families of orbits in conservative fields of Hénon-Heiles type, Scientific Programs and Astronomy Education in SEE & Ukraine, September 16-18 2005, Bucureşti
- Symmetric periodic orbits in proto-stellar systems, IAU Colloquium 197, Dynamics of Populations of Planetary Systems, August 31-Sept. 4 2004, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, Book of Abstracts, p. 20 (with V. Mioc and M. Stavinschi)
- Two and three-dimensional inverse problem of dynamics, International Conference on Nonlinear Operators, Differential Equations and Applications (ICNODEA-2004), August 24-27 2004, Abstracts, p. 20-21 (invited conference)
- Two-dimensional maximal arrays, 5th Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science, June 9-12 2004, Debrecen, Hungary, Abstracts, p. 22 (with A. Iványi)
- On the pointwise convergence of a family of functionals defined on C(I), Tiberiu Popoviciu Seminar of Functional Equations, Approximation and Convexity, Cluj-Napoca, September 21-25 2003 (with V. Anisiu)
- Advances in the inverse problem of Dynamics, The 5th Congress of Romanian Mathematicians, June 22-28 2003, Piteşti, Romania
- Two-body problem in a Manev-Popovici field, Sesiunea de comunicări a Institutului Astronomic, May 15-16 2003, Bucureşti
- PDEs in the inverse problem of dynamics, Analysis and Optimization of Differential Systems, September 10-14 2002, Constanţa, Romania
- Sequences of linear operators defined by using uniformly distributed numerical sequences, Tiberiu Popoviciu Seminar of Functional Equations, Approximation and Convexity, Cluj-Napoca, May 22-26 2002 (with V. Anisiu)
- Maximal complexity of finite words, Fourth Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science, June 5-10 2001, Felix-Oradea, Romania (with Z. Kása)
- Finite words with special complexity properties, Fourth Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science, June 5-10 2001, Felix-Oradea, Romania
- SD2001, The Dynamic Odyssey, 29 Jan-3 March, CIRM Marseille, France, 4 Feb-19 Feb 2001, Workshop on “Subword complexity for finite words”, February 13 2001 (organized with J. Cassaigne and S. Ferenczi)
- Inverse problem of dynamics, 7th Conference on Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, September 7-10 2000, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
- Families of orbits with slope γ=γ(x) produced by conservative systems, Third Romanian Workshop on Celestial Mechanics and Space Dynamics, May 6-9 1999, Cluj-Napoca (with C. Blaga and G. Bozis)
- Programmed motion for a class of families of planar orbits, Third Romanian Workshop on Celestial Mechanics and Space Dynamics, May 6-9 1999, Cluj-Napoca (with G. Bozis)
- Periodic solutions of ordinary differential equations, International Workshop “Analysis and Control of Differential Systems”, August 10-15 1998, Constanţa, Romania
- The inverse problem of dynamics for families in parametric form, Second Romanian Workshop on Celestial Mechanics and Space Dynamics, March 20-22 1998, Cluj-Napoca
- Homogeneous orbits generated by nonhomogeneous potentials, First Romanian Workshop on Celestial Mechanics and Space Dynamics, March 21-23 1997, Cluj-Napoca (with G. Bozis, C. Blaga)
- Family boundary curves for autonomous systems in a rotating frame, Troisième Colloque Franco-Roumain, Analyse et Modélisation, September 23-28 1996, Cluj-Napoca (with G. Bozis)
- Using computers in the inverse problem of dynamics, International Conference “Symbolic Calculations and their Applications in Fundamental Researches”, Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy, Institute of Supercomputers of the Russian Academy, September 6-8 1995, Bucureşti
- Two-dimensional inverse problem of dynamics in a rotating frame, 2nd Hellenic Astronomical Meeting, June 29-July 1 1995, Thessaloniki, Greece (with Á. Pál)
- Existence criteria for periodical solutions in Celestial Mechanics, 4th International Conference in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, “Th. Angheluţă” Seminar, June 7-12 1994, Cluj-Napoca
- On the photogravitational models in celestial mechanics, International Meeting on ODE and their Applications, September 20-24 1993, Firenze, Italy

**Membership in professional societies**

**Reviewer/referee**

Zentralblatt für Mathematik, Acta Applicandae Mathematicae, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Romanian Astronomical Journal, Revue d’Analyse Numérique et de Théorie de l’Approximation, Inverse Problems, Discrete Mathematics, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Reports on Mathematical Physics, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Mathematica.

**Computer experience**

- Operating Systems: Windows
- Word Processing Languages: Scientific WorkPlace
- Computer Algebra Systems: Maple

**Languages**