Florin-Petre Boca


Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, 1409 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801


Ph.D., U.C.L.A., 1993

B.S., Universitatea Bucureşti, 1986

Diploma de bacalaureat, High-School "Mihai Viteazu", Ploieşti, 1980

Positions held

2005-present, Associate Professor, University of Illinois

2001-2005, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois

1998-2001, EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow, Cardiff University

1997-1998, Researcher, Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy

1995-1997, EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow, University of Wales Swansea

1993-1995, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto

1990-1993, Graduate Student, U.C.L.A.

1988-present, Researcher (Senior Researcher since 1997), Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy

1986-1988, Math Teacher, Liceul Industrial #3, Buzău

Research Interests

Problems in Operator Algebras, Number Theory, Dynamical Systems, Mathematical Physics

Honors and Awards

Five-year Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Advanced Fellowship, UK, 1995

Simion Stoilow prize of the Romanian Academy, 1997


London Mathematical Society

Mathematical Association of America

Professional Service

Reviewer for Zentralblatt

EPSRC Mathematics College

Past conferences

  • School on Operator Algebras, Bucureşti, September 16-November 24, 2009.
  • AMS Special Session on The Interface Between Number Theory and Dynamical Systems, Urbana, March 27-29, 2009.
  • AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras and Operator Spaces, Urbana, March 27-29, 2009.
  • OAMP3, Bucureşti, August 10-17, 2005.
  • OAMP2, Sinaia, June 26 - July 4, 2003.
  • 23rd Annual GPOTS, Urbana, May 28 - June 1, 2003.
  • OAMP1, Constanţa, July 2-7 2001.

  • Last modified: November 25, 2009