Octavian Mitrea

Department of Mathematics

University of Western OntarioLondon, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada

+1 519 661 2111 x82729

omitrea@uwo.ca

I am a third year PhD candidate working under the supervision of professor Rasul Shafikov. My main research interests are in Geometric Analysis, Symplectic Geometry and Several Complex Variables

Papers

  • O. Mitrea. Geodesic Convexity Types in Riemnnian Manifolds. submitted, [ArXiv]
  • O. Mitrea and R. Shafikov. Open Whitney umbrellas are locally polynomially convex. Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 144 (2016), no 12, 5319-5332 [PDF]

Teaching and Teaching Assistanship

  • 2017, Fall - Calculus I (OWL Math 1000A, Section 011 site) teaching a full section, two lectures of two hours each per week;
  • 2017, Winter - Linear Algebra (Math 1600B), in-class instruction (one weekly one-hour lab section);
  • 2016, Fall - Calculus I (Math 1000A), in-class instruction (one weekly one-hour lab section); Mathematical Structures (Math 2155F);
  • 2016, Winter - Linear Algebra (Math 1600B), in-class instruction (two weekly one-hour lab sections);
  • 2015, Fall - Linear Algebra (Math 1600A), in-class instruction (one weekly one-hour lab section); Mathematical Structures (Math 2155F);
  • 2015, Summer - Methods of Calculus (Math 1225), Methods of Matrix Algebra (1229);
  • 2015, Winter - Linear Algebra (Math 1600B), in-class instruction (two weekly one-hour lab sections);
  • 2014, Fall -  Linear Algebra (Math 1600A), in-class instruction (one weekly one-hour lab section).

(Very) Short CV

  • Sep 2015 - present: PhD Candidate, Mathematics, University of Western Ontario;
  • Sep 2014 - Aug 2015: MSc program in Mathematics, University of Western Ontario (graduated in October 2015);
  • Sep 1992 - Aug 2014: Information Technology professional, Bucharest, Romania ('92-'96) and Toronto, Canada ('96-'14);
  • Sep 1987 - Jul 1992: BSc program in Computer Science, University of Bucharest, Romania (graduated in July 1992).

Conferences

Awards

  • NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral Program (PGS-D), 2017-2019, 24 months;
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2017-2018, (declined in favor to NSERC PGS-D);
  • Faculty of Science Student Teaching Award (Mathematics, 2016-2017);
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2016-2017, 12 months.

Talks

  • Mathematical Congress of the Americas - Student Session, July 2017;
  • Complex Analysis Seminar, Indiana University, February 21, 2017;
  • Analysis and Geometry Seminar, Central Michigan University, November 4, 2016;
  • Northeast Analysis Network ConferenceSeptember 10, 2016;
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Western Ontario, February 9, 2016;
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Western Ontario (in fulfillment of the requirements for Part II of the PhD comprehensive examination), February 2, 2016.