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Valeriu Soltan


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Dr. Sci., Generalized convexity, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, 1985.

Research interests

Convex and discrete geometry: convex sets in n dimensions, special classes of convex sets, various problems of discrete geometry. Selected publications (see also ResearchGate):

  • Lectures on convex sets. Second edition, World Scientific, Hackensack, NJ, 2020. 612 pp.

  • Characteristic properties of ellipsoids and convex quadrics, Aequationes Math. 93 (2019), 371-413.

  • Polarity and separation of cones, Linear Algebra Appl. 538 (2018), 212-224.

  • The Erdos-Szekeres problem, In: John Nash and Michael Rassias (eds), Open problems in mathematics, pp. 351-375, Springer, 2016 (with W. Morris).



  • Various research grants from Germany (DAAD, DFG, and HHS science foundations), Netherland, Royal Society of Sweden, Hungarian and Romanian Academies.

  • First prize of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (1980), National premium of Moldova Republic (2004).