Institute annual report 2013

Human resources

Note: Nicolae Suciu obtained the title Dr. rer. nat. habil. at Erlangen-Nuernberg University, Germany.


Journals JCR/ISI abroad

  1. A. Pop, C. Vamoş, Orbital period modulation of the eclipsing binary system ER Vulpeculae: Real or not?, New Astronomy 23-24, 27-35 (2013).  IF 2012: 1.850
  2. I. Păvăloiu, E. Cătinaş, On a Newton-Steffensen type method, Appl. Math. Lett., 26 (2013) no. 6, pp. 659-663. IF 2012: 1.501
  3. C.I. Gheorghiu, J. Rommes, Application of the Jacobi-Davidson method to accurate analysis of singular linear hydrodynamic stability problems. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, 71 (2013) 358-369 , IF 2012: 1.352
  4. Ş.M. Şoltuz, B.E. Rhoades, A mixed iteration for nonnegative matrix factorizations, Appl. Math. Comput., 219 (2013) no. 18, 9847-9855, IF 2012: 1.349
  5. C. Vamoş, M. Crăciun, Numerical demodulation of a Gaussian white noise modulated in amplitude by a deterministic volatility, The European Physical Journal B 86 (2013): 166, pp. 8, doi: 10.1140/epjb/e2013-31072-x (IF 1.2) (pdf), IF 2012: 1.282
  6. I. Păvăloiu, E. Cătinaş, On an Aitken-Newton type method, Numer. Algor., 62 (2013) no. 2, pp. 253-260., IF 2012: 1.128
  7. C.I. Gheorghiu, Laguerre collocation solutions to boundary layer type problems. Numer. Algor., 64 (2013) 385-401, IF 2012: 1.128
  8. N. Suciu, F.A. Radu, A. Prechtel, F. Brunner, P. Knabner, A coupled finite element-global random walk approach to advection-dominated transport in porous media with random hydraulic conductivity, J. Comput. Appl. Math., 246 (2013), 27-37, doi: 10.1016/, IF 2012: 0.989
  9. F.A. Radu, A. Muntean, I.S. Pop, N. Suciu, O. Kolditz, A mixed finite element discretization scheme for a concrete carbonation model with concentration-dependent porosity, J. Comput. Appl. Math., 246 (2013), 74-85, doi: 10.1016/, IF 2012: 0.989.
  10. M. Sofonea, F. Pătrulescu, Analysis of a history-dependent frictionless contact problem, Math. Mech. Solids, 18 (2013) no. 4, pp. 409-430 (ISI journal), IF 2012: 0.814
  11. C. Mustăţa, On the extensions preserving the shape of semi-Holder function, Results Math. 63 (2013), 425-433, IF 2012: 0.508
  12. T. Cătinaş, D. Otrocol, Iterates of multivariate Cheney-Sharma operators, Journal of Computational Analysis and Applications,15 (2013) no. 7, 1240-1246. IF 2012: 0.502
  13. D. Otrocol, V.A. Ilea, Ulam stability for a delay differential equation, Central European Journal of Mathematics, 11 (2013) no. 7, 1296-1303. IF 2012: 0.405

Romanian JCR/ISI journals

  1. T. Cătinaş, D. Otrocol, Iterates of Bernstein type operators on a square with one curved side via contraction principle, Fixed Point Theory, vol. 14 (2013) no.1, 97-106 IF 2012: 0.779
  2. D. Otrocol, V.A. Ilea, C. Revnic, An iterative method for a functional-differential equation of second order with mixed type argument, Fixed Point Theory, 14 (2013), no.2, 427-434 IF 2012: 0.779

Other Romanian journals

  1. F. Pătrulescu, A. Farcaş, A. Ramadan, A penalized viscoplastic contact problem with unilateral constraints, Annals of the University of Bucharest (mathematical series), vol. 4 (LXII) (2013) no. 1, pp. 213-227.
  2. M.-C. Anisiu, V. Anisiu, Bilateral inequalities for means, Rev. Anal. Numér. Théor. Approx., 42 (2013) no. 2, 94-102.

Journals abroad

  1. D. Otrocol, Properties of the solutions of a system of differential equations with maxima, Communications in Applied Analysis, 17 (2013) no.1, 99-108.


1. V.A. Ilea, D. Otrocol, On a D.V. Ionescu’s problem for functional-differential equations of second order, Proceedings of the 10th IC-FPTA, 131-142, July 9-18, 2012, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. ISSN: 1661-7738 (pdf file here)

Other journals

  1. M.-C. Anisiu, Exact solutions for differential equations in Celestial Mechanics, Didactica Mathematica, 31 (2013), 1-6.

Accepted papers, published online in JCR journals

  • M. Barboteu, F. Pătrulescu, A. Ramadan, M. Sofonea, History-dependent contact models for viscoplastic materials, IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, DOI:10.1093/imamat/hxt024, IF 2012: 1.173
  • M. Sofonea, F. Pătrulescu, A. Farcaş, A viscoplastic contact problem with normal compliance, unilateral constraint and memory term, Appl. Math. Opt., DOI 10.1007/s00245-013-9216-2 IF 2012: 0.859
  • M. Sofonea, F. Pătrulescu, Penalization of history-dependent variational inequalities, European J. of Appl. Math., DOI: 10.1017/S095679251300036 IF 2012: 1.137

Conferences organized


Conferences attended

  1. N. Suciu, C. Vamoş, Global random walk algorithm for transport in media with discontinuous dispersion coefficients, EGU General Assembly, 07-12 April 2013, Viena (Austria), Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, Vol. 15, EGU2013-12751-1, 2013
  2. N. Suciu, C. Vamoş, S. Attinger, and P. Knabner, Evolution of the concentration PDF in random environments modeled by global random walk, EGU General Assembly, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-12709-1, 2013,
  3. N. Suciu, Global Random Walk solutions to diffusion problems, University of Bergen, Institute of Mathematics, 09.09.2013
  4. C.I. Gheorghiu, Accurate Laguerre Collocation Solutions to Boundary Layer Type Problems, CAIM 2013, Bucuresti, september 19-22,
  5. D. Otrocol, On a functional-integral equation, via Picard operators technique, Theodor Angheluta Seminar, The Fourteenth International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Cluj-Napoca Romania, 29-31 August, 2013.
  6. D. Otrocol, Qualitative properties of functional differential systems, 9th International Conference on Applied Mathematics, ICAM9, Baia Mare, Romania, 25-28 September, 2013
  7. M.-C. Anisiu, M. H. Martin şi o soluţie a unei probleme de combinatorică, A XXIX-a Conferinţă Naţională Didactica Matematicii, Ibăneşti Pădure, 18 mai 2013

Members of Editorial Boards


  1. Păvăloiu Ion, Carpathian Journal (JCR/ISI)
  2. Mustăţa Costică, Carpathian Journal (JCR/ISI)
  3. Păvăloiu Ion, Research on Numerical Methods of Analysis and Optimization (Chişinău)


  1. Păvăloiu Ion, Revue d’Analyse Numérique et de Theorie de l’Approximation (Deputy Editor-in-Chief)
  2. Mustăţa Costică, Mathematica (Cluj) (Deputy Editor-in-Chief)
  3. Suciu Nicolae, ROMAI Journal
  4. Cătinaş Emil, Revue d’Analyse Numérique et de Theorie de l’Approximation
  5. Mustăţa Costică, Revue d’Analyse Numérique et de Theorie de l’Approximation
  6. Păvăloiu Ion, Creative Mathematics (Univ. de Nord Baia Mare)
  7. Mustăţa Costică, Creative Mathematics (Univ. de Nord Baia Mare)
  8. Crăciun Maria, Revue d’Analyse Numérique et de Theorie de l’Approximation (secretary)
  9. Otrocol Diana, Revue d’Analyse Numérique et de Theorie de l’Approximation (secretary)



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