Professor Vicentiu D. Radulescu
Nonlinear Analysis, Topology and Geometry Group, Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Institute of Mathematics 'Simion Stoilow' of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania

Honors and Awards

Acad. Press Book (link)

Springer Books (link)

Editorial Activities

Conference Levico Terme (link)


Researcher identifiers

Slovenian Research Code: 29964
AGH-UST database
MathSciNet ID: 143765
Orcid ID: 0000-0003-4615-5537
Researcher ID: A-1503-2012
Scopus ID: 35608668800
Google Scholar Profile


1995: Ph.D. in Mathematics, Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI
Adviser: Professor Haim Brezis
Thesis: Analyse de quelques problèmes liés à l'équation de Ginzburg-Landau
Qualifier: très honorable avec félicitations

2003: Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI
Coordinator: Professor Haim Brezis
Mémoire: Analyse de quelques problèmes aux limites elliptiques non linéaires

Prizes and awards (selection)

1999: Simion Stoilow Prize of the Romanian Academy
2008: Distinguished Foreign Professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2014-2017: Distinguished Adjunct Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2014: Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson Reuters
2016: Corresponding Member of Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti in Messina, founded in 1729
2017: Corresponding Member of Accademia delle Scienze dell'Umbria
2018: Guest Professor of the Harbin Engineering University
2019: Senior Visiting Scholar, Central South University, Changsha

Books (selection)

  • (with D. Motreanu) Variational and Nonvariational Methods in Nonlinear Analysis and Boundary Value Problems, Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications, Springer, 2003
  • (with M. Ghergu) Singular Elliptic Problems. Bifurcation and Asymptotic Analysis, Oxford Lecture Series in Mathematics and Its Applications, vol. 37, Oxford University Press, 2008
  • (with T.L. Radulescu and T. Andreescu) Problems in Real Analysis: Advanced Calculus on the Real Axis, Springer, New York, 2008
  • (with A. Kristaly and C. Varga) Variational Principles in Mathematical Physics, Geometry, and Economics: Qualitative Analysis of Nonlinear Equations and Unilateral Problems, Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications, No. 136, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
  • (with M. Ghergu) Nonlinear PDEs: Mathematical Models in Biology, Chemistry and Population Genetics, Springer Monographs in Mathematics, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2012
  • (with D. Repovs) Partial Differential Equations with Variable Exponents: Variational Methods and Qualitative Analysis, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton FL, 2015
  • (with G. Molica Bisci and R. Servadei) Variational Methods for Nonlocal Fractional Problems, Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications, No. 162, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2016
  • (with G. Kassay) Equilibrium Problems and Applications, Academic Press, Oxford, 2018
  • (with N. Papageorgiou and D. Repovs), Nonlinear Analysis - Theory and Methods, Springer Monographs in Mathematics, Springer, Cham, 2019
  • (with N. Papageorgiou and D. Repovs), Nonlinear Analysis - Applications, Springer Monographs in Mathematics, Springer, Heidelberg, to appear (2020)

    Papers (selection)

    I have published more than 320 papers, according to MathSciNet. Some of the journals where I published my papers are the following: J. Math. Pures Appl. (Journal de Liouville) (5 papers), Transactions Amer. Math. Soc. (2 papers), J. Differential Equations (5 papers), Nonlinearity (3 papers), Proceedings Amer. Math. Soc. (5 papers), Proc. Royal Soc. London: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (one paper), Comm. Partial Differential Equations (one paper), Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré-Analyse Non Linéaire (one paper), Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Classe di Scienze (one paper), Journal d'Analyse Mathématique (one paper), Israel Journal of Mathematics (3 papers), Ann. Inst. Fourier-Grenoble (one paper), Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations (3 papers), Proc. Royal Soc. Edinburgh (6 papers), Bull. London Math. Soc. (one paper), Comm. Contemp. Math. (6 papers), Ann. Mat. Pura Appl. (one paper), Math. Scand. (2 papers), Optimization (one paper), Optimization Letters (2 papers), J. Global Optimiz. (5 papers), Nonlinear Anal.: Real World Appl. (5 papers), Nonlinear Anal. (13 papers), J. Math. Anal. Appl. (9 papers), Manuscripta Mathematica (3 papers), Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn. (4 papers), Analysis and Applications (5 papers), ZAMP (3 papers), C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris (22 papers).

    My Hirsch index is 38 (MathSciNet), resp. 35 (Scopus and Web of Science). By 1 January 2019, my papers were cited 4755 times by 1515 authors (MathSciNet). I have 11 Highly Cited Papers in March/April 2018 in the top 1% in the field (Web of Science).

    Editorial positions (selection)

  • Editor, Mathematics in Science and Engineering Book Series, Academic Press, Elsevier, Oxford (flyer)
  • Editor, De Gruyter Series in Nonlinear Analysis and Applications, Berlin
  • Editor-in-Chief and founder of Advances in Nonlinear Analysis (2017 ISI Impact Factor: 4.674, 2nd place in SCI list)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Nonlinear Analysis
  • Editor-in-Chief, Boundary Value Problems
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Geometric Analysis
  • Associate Editor, Complex Variables and Elliptic Equations
  • Advisory Editor, Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences
  • Associate Editor, Asymptotic Analysis
  • Associate Editor, Opuscula Mathematica
  • Associate Editor, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, Series S
  • Associate Editor, Advances in Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Numerical Analysis and Approximation Theory
  • Associate Editor, Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii Ovidius Constanta

    Editor of prestigious volumes and special issues (selection)

  • (with J. Serrin and E. Mitidieri, Editors) Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations I: Evolution Problems, Contemporary Mathematics, vol. 594, American Mathematical Society, 2013
  • (with J. Serrin and E. Mitidieri, Editors) Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations II: Stationary Problems, Contemporary Mathematics, vol. 595, American Mathematical Society, 2013
  • (with P. Pucci and H. Weinberger, Editors) James Serrin. Selected Papers, Contemporary Mathematics, Springer, Basel, 2014
  • (with A. Sequeira and V. Solonnikov, Editors) Recent Advances in Partial Differential Equations and Applications, Contemporary Mathematics, American Mathematical Society, Vol. 666, 2016
  • Guest Editor of the Special Issue Degenerate and Singular PDEs and Phenomena, J. Math. Anal. Appl., vol. 352, No. 1, 2009
  • (with G. Da Prato, Guest Editors) Special Issue Stochastic PDEs in Fluid Dynamics, Particle Physics and Statistical Mechanics, J. Math. Anal. Appl., vol. 384, No. 1, 2011
  • Guest Editor of the Special Issue Singular and Degenerate Phenomena in Nonlinear Analysis, Nonlinear Analysis, vol. 119, 2015
  • (with D. Repovs, Guest Editors) Special Issue Elliptic Equations and their Synergies, Complex Variables and Elliptic Equations, 2019
  • Guest Editor of the Special Issue Pure and Applied Nonlinear Analysis, Opuscula Mathematica, vol. 39, No. 2, 2019
  • (with P. Pucci, Guest Editors) Special Issue "Progress in Nonlinear Kirchhoff Problems", Nonlinear Analysis, to appear
  • (with S. Krantz, Guest Editors) Special Issue "Perspectives of Geometric Analysis in PDEs", Journal of Geometric Analysis, to appear


    Two international conferences have been organized on the occasion of my 60th birthday:

    Recent Advances in Nonlinear Analysis, Levico Terme, 28-31 May 2018

    The Third International Conference on Modeling and Scientific Computing in Mathematical Engineering (MOCASIM2018), Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, 26-27 November 2018

    A special issue of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series S is also dedicated to my 60th birthday (vol. 12, issue 2, April 2019).

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