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Vlad Timofte, Ph.D.
Visiting Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Mississippi
Ph.D., University of Bucharest (Romania), 1998

Contact Information

Hume Hall 306
Phone: (662) 915-7582
Fax: (662) 915-5491

Teaching - Spring 2011

Office hours: MWF 10-11:00
Math 501: TTh 9:30-10:45
Math 261: MWF 8-8:50
Math 261: MWF 9-9:50
Math 262: MWF 11-11:50

Research Interests

Approximation Theory, Symmetric Polynomials, Functional Analysis, Shape Memory Alloys (study of mathematical models)
Publication List in MathSciNet

Selected Publications
  • An isomorphic characterization of $L^1$-spaces, Indag. Math. 18(2007), 629-640.
  • Representation of a class of locally convex $(M)$-lattices, Indag. Math. 18(2007), 455-469.
  • Stone-Weierstrass theorems revisited, J. Approx Theory 136(2005), 45-59.
  • On the positivity of symmetric polynomial functions. I. General results, J. Math. Anal. Appl. 284(2003), 174-190.
  • Special uniform approximations of continuous vector-valued functions. I. Special approximations in $C_X(T)$, J. Approx Theory 119(2002), 291-299.
  • Uniqueness theorem for a thermomechanical model of shape memory alloys, Math. Mech. Solids 6(2001), 447-466.

Personal Interests

Chess (former champion of Bucharest at the junior level: under 20), Go (the chinese game), Ping-pong, Traveling, Photography, Music