**
Mihai Doru Staic
**

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ADDRESS:

Insitute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy,

P.O. Box 1-764, RO-014700, Bucharest, Romania

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ACADEMIC RANK:

Assistant Researcher

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FIELD:

Algebra and Topology.

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EDUCATIONAL HISTORY:

- University Degree in Mathematics, University of Bucharest, 1997
- Master of Science in Algebra, University of Bucharest, 1998
- Ph.D. in Mathematics, SUNY at Buffalo, 2007,
advisor Prof. Dr. Samuel D. Schack

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RESEARCH WORK:

Noncommutative Algebra (Hopf Algebras, Representation Theory), Knot Theory.

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LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:

* A quotient of the braid group related to pseudosymmetric braided
categories.*, arXiv:math.QA/0902.0512 (with Florin Panaite)
* Pseudosymmetric braidings, twines and twisted algebras.*
arXiv:QA/0801.2055. (with Florin Panaite and Fred Van Oystaeyen)
*Symmetric cohomology for groups in low dimensions.* to appear in
**Arch. Math.**
* From 3-algebras to \Delta-groups and symmetric cohomology.* to
appear in **J. Algebra** (2009).
* A note on anti-Yetter-Drinfeld modules.* **Contemp. Math**,
441,
AMS Providence (2007), 149-153.
*Generalized (anti) Yetter Drinfeld modules as components of a
braided T-category.* **Israel J. Math.** 158 (2007),
349-365. (with Florin Panaite)
*On some classes of lazy cocycles and categorical structures.*
**J. Pure Appl. Algebra** 209 (2007) 687-701. (with Florin Panaite and
Fred
Van Oystaeyen)
*Pure braided Hopf Algebras and knot invariants*** J. Knot
Theory
Ramifications** 13 (2004), 385-400.
*Pseudo-quasitriangular subbialgebras of quantum systems*,
**Comm. Algebra**, 30(5), 2133-2141 (2002).
*On the dimension of the irreducible modules over a semisimple Hopf
algebra*,** Comm. Algebra**, 30(1), 437-442 (2002).

e-mail: Mihai.Staic@imar.ro