Alin MIHU-PINTILIE

Alin MIHU-PINTILIE

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Alin Mihu-Pintilie is a geographer interested in advanced spatial analysis using GIS software, especially for bathymetric mapping and underwater archaeology. He is a specialist in continental and oceanic sea diving since 2008 (Naui Worldwide Patent). He has been part of numerous geographical and archaeological expeditions in different parts of Eurasia (Danube Delta, Black Sea, Baltic Sea, Southern Siberia) and the North Atlantic (Iceland).

 

Field: Geography

Research interests: advanced spatial analysis using GIS software, remote sensing and geophysics techniques for: bathymetric and terrestrial mapping, geoarchaeology, underwater archaeology and alluvial paleolandscapes.
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Alin Mihu-Pintilie is a geographer interested in advanced spatial analysis using GIS software, especially for bathymetric mapping and underwater archaeology. He is a specialist in continental and oceanic sea diving since 2008 (Naui Worldwide Patent). He has been part of numerous geographical and archaeological expeditions in different parts of Eurasia (Danube Delta, Black Sea, Baltic Sea, Southern Siberia) and the North Atlantic (Iceland).

 

Education

  • 2011-2015: PhD in Physical Geography, Faculty of Geography and Geology, Chemistry and Life and Earth Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Geology), “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași. Thesis title: “Natural dam lake Cuejdel from Stânișoarei Mountains. Limnogeographical study”
  • 2008-2010: MA in Natural risks and Space Planning, Faculty of Geography and Geology, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași
  • 2005-2010: BA in Geography, Faculty of Geography and Geology, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași

 

Work history

  • 01 September 2015 – present: Assistant Researcher PhD (Geoarchaeology field), “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași, Interdisciplinary Research Department – Field Science, Lascăr Catargi 54 St., RO-700107, Iaşi–Romania.

 

Research history

Author and co-author of 27 scientific papers, from which 10 are indexed on ISI Web of Science (18 ISI Web of Science citations and an h-index of 3 – November 2015) and 20 are on Google Scholar (54 Google Scholar citations and an h-index of 5 – November 2015).

53 scientific presentations and congresses participation (in geography, hydrology, geomorphology, natural hazards, geoarchaeology and archaeology fields) in countries like: Romania, Taiwan, Germany, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Austria, Japan, Macedonia.

Member in 6 national research projects / contracts: 1 on the position of Assistant Researcher (Non-destructive investigations in complex archaeological sites. An integrated model of applied research of the immobile cultural heritage – PROSPECT, CNCS–UEFISCDI Grant 2014-2016) 2 on the position of PhD student, 2 on the position of GIS expert and 1 on the position of expert in protected areas.

Member in national and international scientific societies like: EGEA (European Geography Association), since 2010; ARLG (Romanian Association of Limnogeography), since 2012; SOR (Romanian OrnithologicalSociety), since 2012; SistemIS (SistemIS Association Group), since 2010; GEODA (Speleological Association), since 2014; AGR (Romanian Association of Geomorphologists), since 2016.

Honors/Awards: Distinction “Excelent” for PhD Thesis (06 February 2015); Research results rewarded by the national research agency UEFISCDI: 2014 (yellow zone); 2015 (red zone).

Member in numerous geographical and archaeological expeditions in different parts of Eurasia (2008: Danube Delta – Black Sea: Project “Halmyris – a late Roman Fort on the Danube”, L.S. Dr. Mihail Zahariade & Co-PI. Myrna K. Phelps; 2009: Baltic Sea: Project SINCOS II „Sinking Coasts: Geosphere, Climate and Anthroposphere of the Holocene Southern Baltic Sea”, Timmendorf–Germany; 2013: Southern Siberia: Archaeological and Geographical Expedition “Kyzyl-Kuragino”, Russian Geographical Society) and North Atlantic (2016: Iceland).

Research interests: Advanced spatial analysis using GIS software, remote sensing and geophysics techniques for: bathymetric and terrestrial mapping, geoarchaeology, underwater archaeology and alluvial paleolandscapes.

Member in 6 national research projects / contracts: 1 on the position of Assistant Researcher (Non-destructive investigations in complex archaeological sites. An integrated model of applied research of the immobile cultural heritage – PROSPECT, CNCS–UEFISCDI Grant 2014-2016) 2 on the position of PhD student, 2 on the position of GIS expert and 1 on the position of expert in protected areas.

Member in numerous geographical and archaeological expeditions in different parts of Eurasia (2008: Danube Delta – Black Sea: Project “Halmyris – a late Roman Fort on the Danube”, L.S. Dr. Mihail Zahariade & Co-PI. Myrna K. Phelps; 2009: Baltic Sea: Project SINCOS II „Sinking Coasts: Geosphere, Climate and Anthroposphere of the Holocene Southern Baltic Sea”, Timmendorf–Germany; 2013: Southern Siberia: Archaeological and Geographical Expedition “Kyzyl-Kuragino”, Russian Geographical Society) and North Atlantic (2016: Iceland).

List of selected publications by Alin Mihu-Pintilie

  • Mihu-Pintilie, A. Asăndulesei, I. C. Nicu, C. C. Stoleriu, G. Romanescu – Using GPR for assessing the volume of sediments from the largest natural dam lake of the Eastern Carpathians: Cuejdel Lake, Romania, Environ Earth Sci (2016) 75:710, DOI 10.1007/s12665-016-5537-1, Impact Factor: 1.77
  • Romanescu, O. Bounegru, C. C. Stoleriu, A. Mihu-Pintilie, C. I. Nicu, A. Enea, C. O. Stan – The ancient legendary island of PEUCE – myth or reality?, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2015, 53(1): 521-35, Impact Factor: 2.139
  • Romanescu, A. Târnovan, I. Sandu, G. M. Cojoc, I. G.Breabăn, A. Mihu-Pintilie – Water chemism within the settling pond of Valea Straja and the quality of the Suha water body (Eastern Carpathians), Rev. Chim. (Bucharest), 2015, 66(10): 1700-1706, Impact Factor: 0.81
  • L. Ludu (Oşlobanu), A. Mihu-Pintilie, D. Aniţă, A. Aniţă, S. Lecollinet, G. Săvuţă – West Nile virus reemergence in Romani: a serologic survey in host species, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, N.Y., 2014, 14(5): 330-7, Impact Factor: 2.531
  • A, Mihu-Pintilie, G. Romanescu, C. C. Stoleriu – The seasonal changes of the temperature, pH and dissolved oxygen in the Cuejdel Lake, Romania, Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, B.M., 2014, 9(2): 113-23, Impact Factor: 0.727.