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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
December 3, 2016
Canadian Excellence


Main Interests: applied dynamics systems with focus on finite- and infinite-dimensional mechanical systems; in particular, dynamics of Lagrangian, Hamiltonian and Poisson systems with symmetry.

Selected recent publications

  1. C. Stoica, An approximation theorem in classical mechanics, Journal of Geometric Mechanics, to appear (online on Research Gate)
  2. J. Cringanu, D. Pasca and C. Stoica, A note on the relative equilibria bifurcations in the (2N+1)-body problem, Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations 28, Issue 1, 239-251, 2016
  3. T. Schmah and C. Stoica, Normal forms for Lie symmetric cotangent bundle systems with free and proper actions, in Geometry, Mechanics, and Dynamics: The Legacy of Jerry Marsden, Eds. Holm D.D., Chang D.E., Ratiu T.S., Patrick G., Fields Institute Communications 73, Springer, 2015
  4. A. Hernandez-Garduno and C. Stoica, Lagrangian relative equilibria in a modified three-body problem with a rotationally symmetric ellipsoid, SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst. 14, 1, 221-252, 2015
  5. J. A. Arredondo, E. Perez-Chavela and C. Stoica, Dynamics in the Schwarzschild isosceles three- body problem, Journal of Nonlinear Science 24, Issue 6, 997-1032, 2014
  6. Book: D. D. Holm, T. Schmah and C. Stoica, Geometric Mechanics and Symmetry: From Finite to Infinite Dimensions, Oxford Texts in Applied and Engineering Mathematics 12, Oxford University Press, 2009