Annual report 2016

Human resources

PhD advisors: 

Dr. rer. nat. habil. N. Suciu has supervised, at Jena University, Germany, the thesis Filtered density functions for uncertainty assessment of transport in groundwater, by Lennart Schüler. The thesis has been defended on September 8, 2016, and has received the distinction Magna Cum Laudae.

Researchers with PhD diploma:

8 (we note dr. Nicolae Suciu who is Doctor Habilitat – Dr. rer. nat. habil. – in mathematics at Erlangen-Nuernberg University, Germany)

PhD students: 

I. Boros (Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai Cluj-Napoca), M. Nechita (University College London)

Post-doctorands: 

dr. Flavius Pătrulescu, Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai Cluj-Napoca

Conferences organized

Zilele Academice Clujene 2016 (Academic Days of Cluj-Napoca 2016)

Scientific papers published

1. Papers in journals abroad, ranked JCR/ISI Thomson Reuters

  1. N. Suciu, L. Schüler, S. Attinger, and P. Knabner, Towards a filtered density function approach for reactive transport in groundwater, Adv. Water Resour., 90 (2016), 83–98, DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.02.016, IF 2015: 4.349
  2. L. Schüler, N. Suciu, P. Knabner, and S. Attinger, A time dependent mixing model to close PDF equations for transport in heterogeneous aquifers, Adv. Water Resour., 96 (2016), 55-67, DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.06.012, IF 2015: 4.349
  3. C. I. Gheorghiu, Stable spectral collocation solutions to a class of Benjamin Bona Mahony initial value problems, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 273 (2016), 1090–1099 DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2015.10.078; IF 2014: 1.551
  4. C.I. Gheorghiu, Spectral collocation solutions to systems of boundary layer type, Numer. Algor., 73 (2016), pp. 1-14, DOI 10.1007/s11075-015-0083-6, IF 2015: 1.366
  5. I. Păvăloiu and E. Cătinaş, On a robust Aitken–Newton method based on the Hermite polynomial, Appl. Math. Comput., 287-288 (2016), pp. 224-231, doi: 10.1016/j.amc.2016.03.036,  IF 2015: 1.345
  6. M. Sofonea, F. Pătrulescu and Y. Souleiman, Analysis of a contact problem with wear and unilateral constraint, Appl. Anal., 95 (2016) no. 11, pp. 2590-2607, DOI: 10.1080/00036811.2015.1102892. IF 2015: 0.815
  7. D. Otrocol, On the asymptotic equivalence of a differential system with maxima, Rend. Circ. Mat. Palermo, Ser. 2, 65 (2016) no 3, pp. 387-393, DOI: 10.1007/s12215-016-0240-3

    2. Papers in Romanian journals, ranked JCR/ISI Thomson Reuters

  8. M.-C. Anisiu, V. Anisiu, On the characterization of partial metrics and quasimetrics, Fixed Point Theory and Applications, 17 (2016), No. 1, 37-46, IF 2015: 0.581
  9. T. Cătinaș, D. Otrocol, I.A. Rus, The iterates of positive linear operators with the set of constant functions as the fixed point set, Carpathian J. Math. 32 (2016) no. 2, 165–172, IF 2015: 0.610
  10. D. Otrocol, Hybrid differential equations with maxima via Picard operators theory, Stud. Univ. Babeș-Bolyai Math., 61 (2016) no. 4, pp. 421-428.

Prizes obtained by the researchers

  • M. Crăciun, „George Bariţiu” medal, granted by the Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca Branch.

Conferences attended

International conferences

  • Suciu, N., L. Schüler, S. Attinger, P. Knabner, C. Vamos, and M. Craciun (2016), Towards a filtered density function approach for reactive transport in groundwater, Multiscale phenomena in electrochemical and porous systems, 14 th -16 th  June 2016, Warwick (UK), Warwick, 2016 (invited speaker).
  • C.I. Gheorghiu, E. Cătinaş, Rediscovering the Popoviciu’s 1937 definition on the Chebyshev polynomials, Chebyshev Day, Oxford, 14 nov. 2016.
  • E. Cătinaş, Solving nonlinear equations in R by a robust Aitken-Newton method, Scientific Computing in Sweden 19-20 October 2016.
  • N. Suciu, M. Crăciun, C. Vamoş, Filtered density function approach for reactive transport in groundwater, Workshop on Mathematical Modelling of Environmental and Life Sciences Problems, 2016, October 12-16, 2014, Constanţa.
  • A. Pop, M. Crăciun, C. Vamoș, G. Mocanu, Orbital period modulation in WW Cygni: quasiperiodicity versus multiperiodicity, Vistas in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Sciences Simposium, 30-31 mai, 2016, Cluj-Napoca.
  • D. Otrocol, Ulam-Hyers stability of differential equations with maxima, Conference on Ulam’s Type Stability, CUTS 2016, July 4-9, 2016, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, http://cuts.up.krakow.pl/2016/
  • D. Otrocol, V. Ilea, Properties of functional differential equation in Banach spaces, 11-th Joint Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science, MaCS 2016, May 20-22, 2016, Eger, Hungary, http://www.cs.ubbcluj.ro/11th-joint- conference-on- mathematics-and- computer-science/
  • D. Otrocol, V. Ilea, On the qualitative properties of functional integral equations with abstract Volterra operators, Function Spaces, Differential Operators and Nonlinear Analysis, FSDONA 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 4-9 July, 2016, http://fsdona.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/
  • F. Pătrulescu, A contact problem with wear and normal compliance, Emerging Trends in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Perpignan, May 30-June 03, 2016. http://etamm2016.univ-perp.fr/index.html
  • F. Pătrulescu, A regularization method for a viscoelastic contact problem, XIIIème Colloque Franco-Roumain de Mathématiques Appliquées, Iasi, August 25-29, 2016. http://www.math.uaic.ro/cfr2016/

National conferences

  • M. Crăciun, C. Vamoș, N. Suciu, Statistical analysis of hydrological concentration time series, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.
  • C. Vamoș, M. Crăciun, Multiscale analysis of the data from the LIGO detectors, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.
  • D. Otrocol, Step method for a system of differential equations with delay, Cluj Academic Days, May 18-20, 2016, http://ictp.acad.ro/zilele-academice-clujene-2016/
  • F. Pătrulescu, New models in Contact Mechanics: weak solvability, numerical analysis, Academics Days of Cluj-Napoca, Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca, May 18, 2016. http://ictp.acad.ro/zilele-academice-clujene-2016/
  • I. Păvăloiu, E. Cătinaş, On a new optimal iterative method of order four, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.
  • C. Mustăţa, Selections associated to the extension operator for Lipschitz functions, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.
  • C.I. Gheorghiu, Stable Spectral Collocation Solutions to Initial Value Problems for Weak Nonlinear Wave Equations, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.
  • N. Suciu, L. Schüler, S. Attinger, P. Knabner, Filtered density function approach for reactive transport in groundwater, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.
  • E. Cătinaş, M. Nechita, I. Boros, On a recent paper regarding nonstandard finite differences for the flame problem, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.
  • E. Cătinaş, The convergence orders of sequences, Zilele Academice, Simpozion Analiză numerică, modelare numerică și aproximare, Cluj-Napoca, 18 mai 2016.

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