Curriculum Vitae

Iuliu Sorin POP


Main: Prof.
Research group Computational Mathematics
Faculty of Sciences
Hasselt University, Belgium
Telephone: 32-11-268581

Professor II (secondary appointment)
Reservoir Group
Dept of Mathematics
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
University of Bergen, Norway


   2015-present: Associate Editor, Computational Geosciences

   2011-present: Editorial board, Journal of Numerical Analysis and Approximation Theory (former Revue d'Analyse Numérique et de Théorie de l'Approximation)

   2010-2015: Coordinator, Industrial and Applied Mathematics master programme(TU/e)

   2013-2014: Vice-Chair, SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Activity Group on Geosciences

   2006-2014: Editorial Board, Creative Mathematics
   2001-2003: Editorial Board, Bul. Stiint. Univ. Baia-Mare Ser. B
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Awards, grants (running, or recently closed)

   2015: InterPore Procter & Gamble Award for Porous Media Research
   2012: J. Tinsley Oden Visiting Fellow (Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin)
   2011: Best Master Teacher of the Department of Mathematics and nominated for the Educational Prize of the Eindhoven University of Technology in the category “Master”   
   2009: SimTech Senior Fellow (University of Stuttgart)
   1993-1995: DAAD Fellow

   2016-2020: DynScale: Reactive flow and transport models in complex media with evolving interfaces at the micro scale, Odysseus programme, Group I
   2015-2018: PoroFlow: Non-equilibrium models for flow in heterogeneous porous media, Shell-NWO/FOM CSER PhD-programma, PhD researcher, 266 k€ (applicant, PI)
   2012-2014: NeqFlow: a mathematical and numerical investigation of nonequilibrium effects in porous media flows, NWO-NDNS+ grant, postdoctoral researcher, 100 k€ (applicant, PI)
   2007-2015: NUPUS: Non-linearities and upscaling in porous media, International Research Training Group NUPUS, DFG-NWO-RCN, amount 2.15M€: 1.8M€ (Stuttgart) + 350k€ (Utrecht, Eindhoven, Delft, Wageningen), more than 20 Ph D and MSc students, and postdoctoral researchers (PI, co-applicant, vice-spokesman)


    Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
        2013-2014: Vice-Chair, SIAM Activity Group on Geosciences

    International Society for Porous Media (Interpore)



Gheorghe Sincai" College, Baia-Mare, Romania


Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
License degree in Informatics (diploma of special worth)


Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany


Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Ph'D degree in Mathematics: Regularization Methods in the Numerical Analysis of Some Degenerate Parabolic Equations,
advisors Prof. Dr. Gh. Coman (Cluj-Napoca), Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. W. Jäger (Heidelberg)



  "Babes-Bolyai" University, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Assistant (Numerical and Statistical Calculus chair)


Lecturer (Numerical and Statistical Calculus chair)

  "Ruprecht-Karls" University, Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg, Germany


Research fellow (DAAD, supervised by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. W. Jäger)


Researcher (SFB 359, supervised by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. W. Jäger)

  Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

2000 (5 months)

Researcher (postdoc, MAS 1.2)

  North University of Baia Mare, Faculty of Sciences, Romania 


Lecturer (Computer Science and Applied Mathematics chair)

  Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science,The Netherlands 


Researcher (postdoc supervised by Prof. Dr. C.J. van Duijn, Applied Analysis group)


Ass. Prof. (until 2013), Assoc. Prof. (since 2013)

  University of Bergen, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Dept of Mathematics, Norway

2012-present   Professor II (secondary appointment)

  Hasselt University, Faculty of Sciences,Belgium

2016-present   Professor 


Transart  SRL, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


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