## Dr Dumitru Trucu

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Mathematics Division of Mathematics University of Dundee Dundee, DD1 4HN United Kingdom Office: G7, Fulton Building Office phone: +44 (0)1382 384462 Office fax: +44 (0)1382 385516 E-mail addresses: trucu 'AT' maths.dundee.ac.uk Dumitru.Trucu 'AT' aya.yale.edu |

##### Education:

**Ph.D.**, University of Leeds, United Kingdom July 2006 - June 2009

Ph.D. Thesis title:*"Inverse Problems for Blood Perfusion Identification"*

.**Acknowledgment:**My entire Ph.D. Studies have been fully supported by the European Union, European Commission - Research, through the award of a 3-year Marie Curie Fellowship, 10 July 2006 - 09 July 2009, in Computational Fluid Dynamics at the University of Leeds**Master of Science in Applied Mathematics**, Department of Mathematics - Applied Mathematics Program, Yale University, USA September 2003 - December 2005**Master of Science in Pure Mathematics**, Faculty of MathematicsUniversity of Bucharest,Romania September 2000 - February 2002**Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics-Advanced Studies**, Faculty of Mathematics,

University of Bucharest, Romania, September 1996 - June 2000

##### Research Interest:

- Computational Mathematics with Applications in Biology and Medicine
- Multiscale Mathematical Modelling of Cancer Growth and Spread
- Inverse Problems Focused on Data Assimilation in Mathematical Biology

**PhD Opportunities: If interested in pursuing a PhD in Applied Mathematics with focus in the area of mathematical modelling and analysis of cancer invasion, please contact me.**

##### Current PhD Students:

- Ms Robyn Shuttleworth (October 2015 - current)
- Mr Talal Alzahrani (August 2015 - current)
- Mr Maher Alwuthaynani (April 2017 - current)
- Mr Abdulhamed Alsisi (August 2018 - current)
- Mr Szabolcs Suveges (October 2018 - current)

##### Research Grants:

- 01/10/2018 to 31/03/2022: EPSRC DTA Grant (PI)
- 01/10/2015 to 31/03/2019: EPSRC DTA Grant (PI)
- 01/09/2013 to 31/08/2014: Northern Research Partnership Early Career Researcher (ECR) Exchanges Grant (PI)

##### Organised International Conferences:

- Porous Media Modelling in Biological Processes: Perspectives on Analytical and Computational Methods Enabling Data Inversion, 27-28 August 2015, Tower Building, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
- Computational and multiscale mathematical modelling of cancer growth and spread, 22-26 June 2015, International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh, Scotland
- International Workshop on Numerical Methods and Emerging Computational Challenges in Mathematical Biology, 12-15 May 2014, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland

##### Current Admin:

- Postgraduate Taught Programme Leader in Mathematics
- Admissions Tutor and Advisor for the Taught Postgraduate Programmes in Mathematics

##### Professional Activities:

- Edinburgh Mathematical Society Dundee Representative (2013 -->present)
- The representative of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society to the European Mathematical Society (2013 -->present)

##### Publications and Selected Scientific Presentations:

##### Conference Grants:

- 2015: PMPM Award (obtained by: Dr Dumitru Trucu (PI) and Dr Raluca Eftimie (Co-PI))- to fund and organise the Porous Media Modelling in Biological Processes: Perspectives on Analytical and Computational Methods Enabling Data Inversion, 27-28 August 2015, Tower Building, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
- 2014: NAIS Award (obtained by: Dr Dumitru Trucu (PI), Dr Raluca Eftimie (Co-PI), and Professor Ping Lin (Co-PI))- to fully fund and organise the "International Workshop on Numerical Methods and Emerging Computational Challenges in Mathematical Biology", 12-15 May 2014, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
- 2014: EPSRC & LMS Award (obtained by Professor Mark Chaplain (PI), Professor Ping Lin (Co-PI), and Dr Dumitru Trucu (Co-PI)) - to fully fund and organise the international conference "Computational and multiscale mathematical modelling of cancer growth and spread", 22-26 June 2015, ICMS, Edinburgh, Scotland

##### Important Honours and Awards:

- Marie Curie EST Fellowship,[Start date: 10/07/2006 to End date: 09/07/2009], in Computational Fluid Dynamics at the University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
- Yale University Fellowship, [Start date: 01/09/2003 to End date: 31/12/2005], at Yale University , New Haven, CT, USA
- Marie Curie Fellowship,[Start date: 15/02/2002 to End date: 15/08/2002], in the CTS Program at Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay, France

##### Invited Research Visits:

- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Department of Mathematics, at Technische Universität Darmstadt, 03-12 December 2014, Darmstadt, Germany
- cfAED Excellence Cluster, at Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 24 to 28 June, 2013
- Departments of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and Immunobiology at Yale University , New Haven, USA, 03 to 09 of June, 2013
- Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA, 09 to 16 December, 2012
- The Biocomplexity Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, 24 April to 01 May, 2011
- Mathematics Institute of Computational Science and Engineering, Chair of Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, 30 May to 02 June, 2010
- Applied Analysis Group, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 25 April to 07 May, 2010

##### Teaching:

- Spring 2017 in the Scottish Mathematical Training Science Centre (SMSTC): Doctoral Module on
*"Sobolev Spaces"*(which is an eight-hour module) in the*Applied Analysis and PDEs Stream* - Spring 2017 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Superviser for Honours Project Students*in MA41001*"Project Module"* - Spring 2017 at Division
of Mathematics, University
of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader*in MA22001*"Mathematics 2B"* - Fall 2016 in the Scottish Mathematical Training Science Centre (SMSTC): Doctoral Module on
*"Contour Integral Solutions for ODEs"*(which is a six-hour module) in the*Applied Mathematical Methods Stream* - Fall 2016 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA51006*"Inverse Problems"* - Fall 2016 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA32006*"Complex Analysis"* - Spring 2016 in the Scottish Mathematical Training Science Centre (SMSTC): Doctoral Module on
*"Sobolev Spaces"*(which is an eight-hour module) in the*Applied Analysis and PDEs Stream* - Spring 2016 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Superviser for Honours Project Students*in MA41001*"Project Module"* - Spring 2016 at Division
of Mathematics, University
of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader*in MA22001*"Mathematics 2B"* - Fall 2015 in the Scottish Mathematical Training Science Centre (SMSTC): Doctoral Module on
*"Contour Integral Solutions for ODEs"*(which is from that term became a six-hour module) in the*Applied Mathematical Methods Stream* - Fall 2015 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA51006*"Inverse Problems"* - Fall 2015 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA32001*"Analysis"* - Spring 2015 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Superviser for Honours Project Students*in MA42001*"Project Module"* - Spring 2015 at Division
of Mathematics, University
of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader*in MA22001*"Mathematics 2B"* - Fall 2014 in the Scottish Mathematical Training Science Centre (SMSTC): Doctoral Module on
*"Contour Integral Solutions for ODEs"*(which is a four-hour long module) in the*Applied Mathematical Methods Stream* - Fall 2014 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA32006*"Complex Analysis"* - Spring 2014 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Superviser for Honours Project Students*in MA42001*"Project Module"* - Spring 2014 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA22001*"Mathematics 2B" - Algebra Component* - Fall 2013 in the Scottish Mathematical Training Science Centre (SMSTC): Doctoral Module on
*"Contour Integral Solutions for ODEs"*(which is a four-hour module) in the*Applied Mathematical Methods Stream* - Fall 2013 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA32001*"Analysis"* - Spring 2013 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Superviser for Honours Project Students*in MA42001*"Project Module"* - Spring 2013 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Course Lecturer*in MA22001*"Mathematics 2B" - Algebra Component* - Fall 2012 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA32006*"Complex Analysis"* - Fall 2011 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA32001*"Analysis"* - Fall 2010 at Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland:
*Module Leader and Course Lecturer*in MA32001*"Analysis"* - Fall 2005 at Department of Mathematics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA:
*Teaching Fellow - instructor*in AMTH251a*"Differential Equations and Orthogonal Transforms"* - Spring 2005 at Department of Mathematics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA:
*Teaching Fellow - instructor*in MATH118*"Vectorial Calculus"* - Spring 2003 at Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA:
*Teaching Assistant - instructor*in M340*"Ordinary Differential Equations"* - Fall 2002 at Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA:
*Teaching Assistant - tutor*in M120*"Linear Algebra"*