Oana Silvia SEREA

Maître de conférences/Associate Professor

e-mail : oana-silvia.serea@univ-perp.fr

Département de Mathématiques
Université de Perpignan
52, Avenue Paul Alduy
66860 Perpignan Cedex 9, FRANCE

Research interests

Academic career

  • 09/2011-03/2012 Researcher at Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 University (délégation CNRS )

  • 09/2010-03/2011 Researcher at Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 University (délégation CNRS )

  • 12/2010 Habilitation (HDR) at Paris 6 University
    Title of the thesis: Control problems and differential games with and without reflection

  • 2009-2010 Researcher at the Center of Applied Mathematics (CMAP & INRIA) of the Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, INRIA Saclay Ile-de-France (détachement INRIA (01/2009-01/2010) et délégation INRIA (01/2010-09/2010) )

  • 2005 Young author's prize at 11th IEEE International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics, Miedzyzdroje, Poland

  • 2004-2005 Humboldt research fellowship
    Collaboration with Prof. H. Hering, several short stays at the Institut für Mathematische Stochastik, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany

  • 2004 Two-year DFG (German Research Foundation) research fellowship (declined)

  • Since 2004 Associate Professor (Maître de Conferences), University of Perpignan, France

  • 2000-2004 Teaching assistant (Allocataire Monitrice, ATER), University of Brest, France

  • 2000-2002 Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Brest, France in collaboration with Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
    Title of the thesis: Reflected Control Problems and Differential Games with supremum cost
    Defended in 12/2002 at the University of Brest
    Advisors: Prof. M. Quincampoix, Prof. T. Precupanu

Work in progress

  • Approximation schemes for Hamilton Jacobi Inequalities

  • On Controlled Piecewise Deterministic Markov Processes (differential game case) (with D. Goreac)

  • Hamilton-Jacobi theory for reflected optimal control problems (with P. R. Wolenski and H. Zidani)

  • Control problems on networks (with O. Ley)

  • Control problems for differential variational inequalities (with S. Adly)

  • Optimality conditions for reflecting boundary stochastic control problems (with D. Goreac)

  • Characterization of the optimal trajectories for the averaged dynamics associated to singularly perturbed stochastic control systems (with D.Goreac)

  • Discretization methods for differential inclusions

  • Systems with impulsive controls (applications to e. g. sequential batch rectors used in waste -water treatment) (with T. Bayen and A Rappaport)

Submitted papers

  • An Abel-type result for controlled piecewise deterministic Markov processes (with D. Goreac)

  • Uniform Asymptotics in the Average Continuous Control of Piecewise Deterministic Markov Processes: Vanishing Approach (with D. Goreac)

Peer-reviewed publications


  • Semiconcave solutions of partial differential inclusions and applications to reflected control problems
    Proceedings: 11th IEEE International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics, Poland, 77-80, 2005
  • A note on linearization techniques via occupational measures for deterministic and stochastic control (with D. Goreac)
    Equations aux dérivées partielles et leurs applications, Actes du colloque Edp-Normandie. Le Havre 2012 , FNM Fédération Normandie Mathématiques, France, 133-142, 2013