Prof Catalin Gales

Education

2018: Habitation thesis: Mathematical modelling in Celestial and Continuum Mechanics
2004: Ph.D. thesis: Initial boundary value problems in continuum mechanics,
           Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi (supervisor: Prof. Stan Chirita)
2000: Master studies, Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Faculty of Mathematics
1998: Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Faculty of Mathematics
1994: Petru Rares High School (Suceava)

Academic career

Since 2020: Full Professor
2014-2020: Associate Professor
2004-2014: Lecturer
2001 – 2004: Assistant professor
1999 – 2001: Research assistant

Awards

– Romanian Academy Prize Spiru Haret for the group of papers:
  Modelling in continuum mechanics, published in 2011.
– Researcher of the year, prize offered by Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi for the papers published in 2012.

Areas of expertise:

  • Hamiltonian mechanics
  • Celestial Mechanics
  • Astrodynamics
  • Orbit propagation
  • Dynamics of resonance
  • Space debris dynamics
  • Chaos indicators
  • Computer Programming (JAVA, C/C++, FORTRAN)
  • Continuum mechanics