Octavian Mitrea

Department of Mathematics

Oklahoma State University401 Mathematical Sciences Building

Stillwater, OK 74078, USA

+1 405-744-5688

omitrea@okstate.edu

I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Mathematics of Oklahoma State University. I have earned my PhD degree at the University of Western Ontario under the supervision and mentoring of prof. Rasul Shafikov. My main research interests are in Complex Geometry, Symplectic Geometry and Several Complex Variables

Papers

  • O. Mitrea. A Characterization of Rationally Convex Immersions,. J. Geom. Anal. (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12220-019-00171-w. Published online [PDF]
  • O. Mitrea and R. Shafikov. Open Whitney umbrellas are locally polynomially convex. Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 144 (2016), no 12, 5319-5332 [PDF]
  • O. Mitrea. Geodesic Convexity Types in Riemnnian Manifolds. Preprint, [arXiv]



Teaching and Teaching Assistanship


Oklahoma State University (Fall 2019 - present):

  • 2019 Fall - Calculus I (Math 2144), teaching two full sections, two lectures a day, four days a week.

The University of Western Ontario (2014-2019):

  • 2019, Winter - Calculus II (Math 1501B), in-class instruction (one weekly one-hour lab section);
  • 2017, Fall - Calculus I, 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

  • Aug 2019 - present: Postdoctoral Fellow at Oklahoma State University;
  • Sep 2015 - 2019: PhD, Mathematics, University of Western Ontario;
  • Sep 2014 - Aug 2015: MSc, Mathematics, University of Western Ontario;
  • Sep 1992 - Aug 2014: Information Technology professional, Bucharest, Romania ('92-'96) and Toronto, Canada ('96-'14);
  • Sep 1987 - Jul 1992: BSc, Computer Science, University of Bucharest, Romania.

Conferences

Grants and Awards

  • Mitacs Globalink Research Award - Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Lille, France, Oct-Dec 2018;
  • NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral Program (PGS-D), 2017-2019, 24 months;
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2017-2018, (declined in favor to NSERC PGS-D);
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2016-2017, 12 months;
  • Faculty of Science Student Teaching Award (Mathematics, 2016-2017)

Invited Talks

  • Midwest Several Complex Variables Conference, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Oct 11-13, 2019;
  • Analysis Seminar, Faculté des Sciences d'Orsay, Université Paris-Sud, Dec 3, 2018;
  • Analysis Seminar, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Nov 19, 2018;
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Western Ontario, Sep 11 and 18, 2018;
  • 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 Conference, September 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.