Dr. Stefan Ovidiu Tohaneanu

Department of Mathematics

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1103, Moscow, ID 83844-1103

tel: (208) 885-6234

tohaneanu@uidaho.edu

** Employment **

2013-present: Assistant Professor, University of Idaho

2010-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Professor, The University of Western Ontario (Advisor Dr. Graham Denham)

2007-2010: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati

2002-2007: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University

** Education **

Ph.D., Mathematics,
Texas A&M University, 2007 (Advisor Dr. Hal Schenck)

M.S., Mathematics (Analysis),
University of Bucharest, 2001

M.S., Mathematics (Algebra),
University of Bucharest, 1999

B.S., Mathematics,
University of Bucharest, 1997

** Teaching **

Fall 2013 I am teaching MATH 330: Linear Algebra. Students, please check blackboard for detailed information.

** Research **

My research interest are in Commutative Algebra with applications to Combinatorics, Discrete Geometry, Algebraic Geometry, Coding Theory or Spline Approximation. Please click this link for a detailed CV.

This is the list of my publications:

- Finding inverse systems from coordinates
*J. Algebra*, to appear. - Modular decomposition of the Orlik-Terao algebra of a hyperplane arrangement (with G. Denham and M. Garrousian)
*Annals of Combinatorics*, to appear. - Homology of homogeneous divisors (with A. Simis)
*Israel J. Math.*, to appear. - A commutative algebraic approach to the fitting problem
*Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.*, to appear. - From Splines Approximation to Roth's Equation and Schur Functors (with J. Minac)
*Manuscripta Math.*,**142**(1) (2013), 101-126. - On freeness of divisors on P^2
*Communications in Algebra*,**41**(8) (2013), 2916-2932. - Growth of the ideal generated by a quadratic multivariate function over GF(3) (with T. Hodges, J. Ding, V. Kruglov, D. Schmidt)
*J. Algebra Appl.*,**12**(2013), 1250219-1 to 23. - Bounding invariants of fat points using a Coding Theory construction (with A. Van Tuyl)
*J. Pure Appl. Algebra*,**217**(2013), 269-279. - The minimum distance of sets of points and the minimum socle degree
*J. Pure Appl. Algebra***215**(2011), 2645-2651. - On the De Boer-Pellikaan method for computing minimum distance
*J. Symbolic Computation***45**(2010), 965-974. - A computational criterion for the supersolvability of line arrangements
*Ars Combinatoria*(2009), in press, 5 year backlog. - Lower bounds on minimal distance of evaluation codes
*Appl. Algebra Eng. Commun. Comput.***20**(5-6)(2009), 351-360. - The Orlik-Terao algebra and 2-formality (with H. Schenck)
*Math. Res. Lett.***16**(1)(2009), 171-182. - Freeness of Conic-Line Arrangements in P^2 (with H. Schenck)
*Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici***84**(2009) 235-258. - Mutant Grobner basis algorithm (with J. Ding, D. Cabarcas, D. Schmidt and J. Buchmann)

Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Symbolic Computation and Cryptography, Beijing, LMIB, pp. 16-22 (2008). - Topological criteria for k-formal arrangements
*Beitrage zur Algebra und Geometrie***48**(1)(2007), 27-34. - Smooth planar r-splines of degree 2r
*J. Approx. Theory***132**(2005), 72-76.