Education

  • October 2006-December 2010: Ph.D in Mathematics at Graz University
    of Technology, Austria. Advisor: Wolfgang Woess;
    Thesis: Lamplighter Random Walks and Entropy-Sensitivity of Languages.

  • October 2004-June 2006: M.Sc in Mathematics at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania.
    Master thesis: Stochastic models in finance.

  • February-September 2005: Socrates-Erasmus exchange fellowship, Universita degli studi di Bari, Italy.

  • October 2000-June 2004: B.Sc in Mathematics, major Mathematics-Informatics, at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania.
    Bachelor thesis: Nonparametric statistical tests.

Professional Experience

  • 2017: Maternity leave.

  • October 2016-: Assistant professor, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

  • April 2016-September 2016: Senior postdoctoral researcher, Graz University of Technology, Austria. Research supported by Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Erwin-Schrödinger Fellowship.

  • January 2015-March 2016: Visiting assistant professor, Cornell University.

  • 2014: Postdoctoral researcher TU Graz, Austria and scientific coordinator of the Doctoral Program DK Discrete Mathematics.

  • 2013: Maternity leave.

  • January 2011-December 2012: Postdoctoral researcher, Graz University of Technology, Austria and scientific coordinator of the Doctoral Program DK Discrete Mathematics.

  • February 2010-December 2010: Scientific Coordinator (together with Wilfried Huss) of the DK Discrete Mathematics: joint Doctoral Program of mathematicians at Technische Universität Graz, Karl Franzens Universität Graz and Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria.

  • October 2006-December 2010: Research and Teaching Assistant (PhD student) at Graz University of Technology, Department of Mathematics C, Graz, Austria.

Research Grants

  • January 2015-September 2016
    Random versus deterministic: random walks and rotor walks. FWF Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship abroad, Project Number J 3575-N26;
    for visiting Lionel Levine (Cornell University, USA) from January 2015 - March 2016 and return phase --> senior Postdoc in Graz for 6 months (April- September) in 2016.

  • January 2014-December 2015
    Grant WTZ (Wissenschaftlich-Technische Zusammenarbeit) for the research project Random Processes on Groups: Regularity and Phase Transitions. Cooperation Graz-Marseille, Program Amadee' 2014-2015; Project number FR11/2014. I am the leader of the austrian research team. Description of the project, and a very short informal beamer presentation.

Languages

  • English (fluent)
  • German (fluent)
  • Italian (fluent)
  • Romanian (mother tongue)

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