Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University (2005)

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Loyola
University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan
Road

Chicago, IL 60660 U.S.A.

E-mail:
cpopovici at luc.edu

**EDUCATION**

**Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences**, Carnegie Mellon University,
*April 2005*

Ph.D. Thesis: *Coupled
Singular
Perturbations and Homogenization in Phase Transitions*

**M.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences**, Carnegie Mellon University,
*December 2000*

**B. Sc. in Mathematical Sciences**, University of Craiova,
Romania, *June 1997*

B. Sc. Thesis: *Hahn-Banach Type Theorems in Functional
Analysis*

FALL 2016 TEACHING:

MATH 100
Intermediate Algebra, MATH 118 Precalculus II, and MATH 264
Ordinary Differential Equations

Coupled Singular Perturbations and Homogenization in Phase Transitions,

A Homogenization Result in the Gradient Theory of Phase Transitions.

Coupled singular perturbations for phase transitions.

A Gamma-convergence result in nonlinear plate theory.

On the asymptotic behavior of variable exponent power-law functionals and applications.

Variational principles in L-infinity with applications to antiplane shear and plane stress plasticity.