Stefan Alexandru Adrian BERCEANU

Senior Research Scientist I (Equivalent with Professor)
Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH)
Department of Theoretical Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania


  1. Personal data


22 August 1945, Bucharest

Address of Permanent

IFIN-HH, P.O. BOX MG-6 -Bucharest_Magurele, Romania,
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Physicist and mathematician


Theoretical Physics, Mathematical Physics and Mathematics: Geometrical Methods in Quantum Mechanics


  2. Education and degrees

1963 - 1968
Faculty of Physics, Bucharest University, MSc
1975 - 1980 Faculty of Mathematics, Bucharest University, MSc
Ph. D. in Physics: "The study of strange particle generation in inclusive and semi-inclusive reactions", Bucharest, (Scientific Supervisor Prof. Dr. Doc. A. Mihul); Speciality: High Energy Physics
1983 Diploma in Mathematics, Differential geometry, "On Morse Theory", (Scientific Supervisor Prof. Dr. Kostake Teleman)


  3. Long term professional positions

1968 - 1971 physicist in the Lab. of High Energy Physics
1968 - present Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist III, Senior Research Scientist II (equivalent with Associate Professor), Senior Research Scientist I (equivalent with Professor) (concurs)
1971 - 1975 Research Scientist in Lab. Computing Technics and Automation Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna
1975-1977 Research Scientist at the Inst. Atomic Physics, Lab. of High Energy Physics, Bucharest (concurs)
1977 - actual Department of Theoretical Physics; Senior Scientist position: concurs in October 1999
1991, 1992 Chercheur associé CNRS at Univ. Paris 7, Institute of Math., CNRS, 3 and 6 month (concurs)
1993, 1994 Directeur de Recherche CNRS at Univ. Paris 7, Institute of Math. équipe Phys. Math. et Géométrie, 3 month (concurs)
Maitre de Conference, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis UDMR du CNRS 6621, Mathematiques 4 months

  4. Invitations and temporary research positions:

  • Visits longer than 30 days:

    Dubna; Geneva-CERN; Fac. de Math. Univ. Paris 7 (1991-1994); Univ. de Nice, France; Athens-Fac. of Math. Germany Mannheim Univ. Math. Department (1999-2002); Bernoulli Center, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland 2004

  • Visits shorter than 30 days:

    Dubna, Helsinki - Finland, Trieste - Italy, Schladming - Austria, Varna, Primorsko - Bulgaria, Crystal - Tashkent, Nantes - France; Mathematisches Fortunginstitut Oberwolfach - Germany, Univ. Mannheim, Fac. Math. - Germany, Centre de Recherche Math. - Univ. Montreal, Canada; Instituto de Matematicas, Unidad Cuernavaca, Mexico; Depart. Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA; Depart. of Mathematics, Berkeley University, CA, USA. ; Doppler Institute, Prague; Darmstadt, TU, Univ. Lille, Depart. of Math., Bruxelles, Univ. Libre, Dep. Math. , Universite Haute Alsace,  Mulhouse, France, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,  Instituto de Matematicas, Unidad de  Cuernavaca,  Department of Mathematics and Statistics Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, Pohang Univ.,  Incheon Univ. Corea

  • Participation with talks at International Conferences

    Communication at the joint Rumanian-American Session in Mathematical Physics, Bucharest 1984; Int. Conf. of Differential Geometry - Timisoara 1989, Bucharest 1991, Sibiu 1997, Brasov 1999; Timisoara 2001, Cluj 2003; Summer School of Nuclear Physics at Predeal 1991; Workshop on Geometrical Methods in Physics - 1993-1999, 2001, 2004,..., 2012 Bialowieza, Poland; Congrés Mondial de Physique Mathematique, 1994 Paris; Winter School in Mathematical Physics, Marianska Czech Republic 1995; Univ of Athens, Dept. Math., Panemisteopolis, 1995; International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics, Goslar, Germany, 1996; Aspects of Quantization, Montreal, Canada; Advances in Nuclear Physics, Bucharest, Romania, IFIN-HH, 1999; Wavlets, Quantization and Differential Equations, Havana, Cuba, 2000; Berlin, Sophus Lie Seminar 2001, Operator Algebras and Mathematical Physics Conference, Sinaia, 2003,  X International Workshop on Differential Equations, Number Theory,  Data Analysis Methods and Geometry, University of Havana, 2007, The International Conference of Differential Geometry and Dynamical Systems, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania, 2010, Analysis, Geometry and Group Representations for Homogeneous Spaces,  Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2010, Harmonic analysis on homogeneous spaces and quantization 2012, ~Tambov, Russia,XXX International Colloquim on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics,  Ghent University, 2014,  12th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY and its APPLICATIONS,  PETROLEUM-GAS UNIVERSITY of Ploiesti, 2015


  5. Domains of scientific research:

  • in the past
    • High Energy Experimental Physics- bubble chambers
    • Computing technics: in high energy physics
    • Phenomenology of elementary particles
    • Theoretical Physics, axiomatic field theory
  • in the last fifteen years
    • Mathematical Physics, application of the methods of the Differential Geometry in Quantum Mechanics
    • Mathematics: global differential geometry, algebraic geometry, complex geometry and coherent states


  6. Publications: more than 100


  7. Observations

  • Teaching experience: Maitre de Conference, Univ. Nice
  • Cycle of Invited Conferences: 4 at Mariansk, Czech Rep.; 4 at Univ. Nice, France
  • Topics on coherent states, Segal-Bargmann-Hall transform,..., - organizer of a regulary Seminary (with Gheondea A.) at the Institute of Mathematics Simion Stoilow at Romanian Academy (January 24, 2000--)
  • Organizer of the Seminary “Geometry&Physics”, IFIN-HH, DFT,
  • Ordinary Referee to: Mathematical Reviews MathSciNet, Roum. J. of Phys, ZentrallBlatMath ZentrallBlatt
  • Scientific supervisor of student Diplomas in Physics: 3
  • Referee at PhD: 3
  • Quotations and reviewed papers in Math. Rev.:43; Zentrall Blatt:39 ; papers in arXive: 26
  • Foreign languages: French, English, Russian
  • Awards, International and Nationals Associations:
    • Award of the Romanian Academy Dragomir Hurmuzescu (for 1987, confered in 1990)
    • Member of the New York Academy of Sciences
    • Member of American Mathematical Society
    • included in Who'sWho in the World 1999
    • Founding Member of:
      • Romanian Physical Society
      • Foundation ProFizica
      • Foundation Stefan Berceanu
      • Alliance for Romanian Science & Education Alliance


  • Professional responsibilities during the time:
    • Deputy Chief of the High Energy Physics Group, Bucharest (1975-1977)
    • Chief of the Scientific Seminar in the Lab. of High Energy Physics a Bucharest (1975-1977)
    • Chief of the Scientific Seminar of the Theoretical Physics Department IPNE, Bucharest (1980--1998)
    • Scientific Secretary of the IPNE, Bucharest (1998--Jully 1999)
    • Deputy Chief of Depart. Theoretical Physics IPNE (1997--Jully 1999)
    • Member of the Scientific Council and Consultative College, of the IPNE, Bucharest (1997--Jully 1999)
    • Representative of Romania at the 85 and 86 Session of the Scientific Council of JINR, Dubna, 1999
    • Head of Dept Theoretical Physics,  IFIN-HH , 2009
  • Participation with Projects at International Cooperations:

    Dubna; Helsinki University; CERN; Univ. Paris 7, Fac. Math. CNRS; Mathematische Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach; colaboration with Mannheim Univ. DFG-Romanian Academy

  8. Activity of Science popularization
  • Conferences at the national radio
  • Reviews of books in Physics in Rev. Roum. Phys.
  • Editor and organiser of the cycle Interference Encyclopedia Press, Bucharest