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Irina Dana Ofiteru

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

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Born: 1979

Interests: biological systems modelling, microbial community assembly, optimization and optimal control

Lecturer, University Politehnica of Bucharest
Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Material Sciences, Chemical Engineering Department

2007 - 2009 Research Associate, Newcastle University, School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, UK (FP6 project ECOSERV - )

2002 - 2006 Ph.D., University Politehnica of Bucharest, Chemical Engineering Department (Thesis topic: Optimal control strategies for biochemical processes)

ResearcherID: A-5617-2011

Selected publications:
• Ofiteru, I. D., Bellucci, M., Picioreanu, C., Lavric, V., Curtis, T. P. . Multi-Scale Modelling of Bioreactor-Separator System for Wastewater Treatment with Two-Dimensional Activated Sludge Floc Dynamics. Water Research, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.10.053, 2013.
• Bellucci, M., Ofiteru, I. D., Head, I. M., Curtis, T. P., Graham, D. W. . Nitrification in hybrid bioreactors treating simulated domestic wastewater. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 115(2), pp. 621-630, 2013.
• Ofiteru, I. D., Ferdes, M., Knapp, C. W., Graham, D. W., Lavric, V., . Conditional confined oscillatory dynamics of Escherichia coli strain K12-MG1655 in chemostat systems. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 94(1), pp. 185-92, 2012.
• Ofiteru, I. D., Bellucci, M., Lavric, V., Picioreanu, C., Curtis, T. P. Multi-scale modeling of activated sludge floc structure formation in wastewater bioreactors. In 21st European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Volume: 29, pp. 96-100. 2011.
• Chi-Fru, E., Ofiteru, I. D., Lavric, V., Graham, D. W. Non-linear population dynamics in chemostats associated with live-dead cell cycling in Escherichia coli strain K12-MG1655. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 89, pp. 791-798, 2011.
• Ofiteru, I. D., Lunn, M., Curtis, T. P., Wells, G. F., Criddle, C. S., Francis, C. A. and Sloan, W. T. Combined niche and neutral effects in a microbial wastewater treatment community. PNAS, 107(35), pp. 15345-1535, 2010.
• Ofiteru, I. D., Curtis, T. P. Modelling risk of failure in nitrification: simple model incorporating abundance and diversity. Journal of Environmental Engineering - ASCE, 135(8), pp. 660-665 , 2009.
• Lavric, V., Ofiteru, I. D. and Woinaroschy, A. Continuous hybridoma bioreactor. Sensitivity analysis and optimal control. Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry, 44, pp. 81 - 92, 2006.


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