Biographical data

Affiliation: University Politehnica of Bucharest,
                           Faculty of Applied Sciences,
                           Department of Mathematics-Informatics.
Position:     Full professor.


Scientific degrees and specializations:
* Ph.D. in Mathematics: "Al.I.Cuza" University of Iassy, Faculty of Mathematics, 1992.
* CAM Programmer Specialization Diploma - Central Institute of Informatics, Bucharest, 1986.
* M.Sc. Specialization in algebra-geometry : University of Bucharest, Faculty of Mathematics, 1983.
* Diploma of Honours: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Mathematics, 1982; national scholarship.
* Diploma of Maturity : "Dimitrie Cantemir" National College, Bucharest, 1977; promotion head.

Professional Employment: 
Full Professor , University Politehnica of Bucharest 2003-present.
Associate Professor , University Politehnica of Bucharest 1999-2003;
Reader , University Politehnica of Bucharest 1995-1999;
Teaching Assistant Professor , Politehnica Institute of Bucharest, 1990-1995;
Princ.Sci. Researcher III, I.T.C.I.Bucharest, 1990; 
Sci. Researcher, I.T.C.I. Bucharest, 1987-1990; 
Mathematician, I.T.C.I. Bucharest, 1985-1987;
Teacher of Mathematics, Dascalu, S.A.Ilfov County, 1983-1985.

Visiting professor:
2013,2014 - University of Novi Sad, Serbia
2013 - University of Kaliningrad, Russian Federation
2012 - Kaunas University of Technology - Kaunas, Lithuania
2011 - Institute of Pure Mathematics - Tartu, Estonia
2011 - Ondokuz Mayis University of Samsun, Turkey
2010 - Polytechnic University of Hong Kong
2009 - University of Messina and Accademia dei Pericolanti di Messina, Italy
2007, 2008, 2009 - RI-HSGP and IF-FG - Moscow, Russian Federation
2007 - University of Tartu and CENS - Tallin, Estonia
2005 - Indian Statistical Institute, Asian Society - Calcutta, India
2005 - University of Burdwan - Bengal, India
2002 - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Socrates mobility program), Greece
1997-1998 - University of Lawrence (Fulbright  postdoc), USA
1997 - University of Athens and University of Patras, Greece

Referee for the Journals:
* NSJOM (Novi Sad Journal of Mathemstics - Serbia
* IJST (Iranian Journal of Science and Technology) - Iran
* IJMMS (Int. Jour.of Maths. and Math.Sci.), Univ. of Central Florida - USA
* Matematicki Bilten - Macedonia
* Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Society - Malaysia
* Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society - India
* Scientific Bulletin of University Politehnica of Bucharest
* AMUC (Acta Mathematica Universitatis Comenianae), Bratislava - Slovak Republic
* Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Tallin, Estonia
* Acta Mathematica Academiae Paedagogicae Nyiregyhaziensis (AMAPN)
* Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IJPAM)
* Applied Mathematics Letters (AML)
* Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
* Hypercomplex Numbers in Geometry and Physics

Reviewer at:
* Mathematical Reviews
* Zentralblatt fur Mathematik
* Acta Mathematicae Applicandae

Member of the following professional societies:
The American Mathematical Society (since 1996),
Tensor Society - Japan (since 1992),
The European Mathematical Society (Helsinki, Finland, since 1997),
The Balkan Society of Geometers (since 1994, founding member, vice-president),
The Romanian Society of Mathematical Sciences (since 1990).

Member of the Editorial Boards of the scientific journals:
* Novi Sad Journal of Mathematics, Serbia
* Matematicki Bilten - Skopje, Macedonia
* Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society - Calcutta, India
* General Mathematics Notes - Kokrajhar, India
* Hypercomplex Numbers in Geometry and Physics - Moskow, Russia
* Azerbaijan International Journal of Academic Research (IJAR - Azerbaidjan)
* Journal of Mathematics and Technology (JMT - Azerbaidjan)
* International Electronic Journal of Geometry, Ankara, Turkey
* Proceedings of the International Geometry Centre - Odessa, Ukraine
* Balkan Journal of Geometry and Its Applications
    (BJGA, URL http://www.mathem.pub.ro/bjga) - Bucharest, Romania
* Applied Sciences (APPS, URL http://www.mathem.pub.ro/apps) - Bucharest, Romania
* Differential Geometry - Dynamical Systems (DGDS, URL http://www.mathem.pub.ro/dgds) - Bucharest, Romania
* Balkan Society of Geometers Proceedings (BSGP, URL http:///www.mathem.pub.ro/proc) - Bucharest, Romania
* International Journal of Differential Geometry - Tehran, Iran

Teaching
Courses taught: linear algebra, analytic and differential geometry; computer graphics, fuzzy systems, image processing, matrix calculus with applications.
Courses taught in English (IMST and FILS Faculties - UPB): Linear Algebra (Mathematics I).
Seminars taught: computer graphics, fuzzy systems, matrix calculus with applications.


Languages:     English and Russian (translator certificate).
Birthdate:      2 October 1958.
Hobbies:          classical music.

Present office address: University Politehnica of Bucharest, Department Mathematics-Informatics,
                                          313 Splaiul Independentei, R412, RO-060042 Bucharest, Romania.
E-mail:             vbalan [at] mathem.pub.ro ; vladimir.balan [at] upb.ro
Telephone:     Office +4021-4029489.


List of published Scientific Papers and Books: [PDF]
Recent books:    [Link 1]    [Link 2]    [Link 3]

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E-mail: vladimir.balan [at] upb.ro Last  update: 2 August 2017