Buliga, Marius

Buliga Marius

Dr. Marius Buliga
Associate Professor
Division of Physical and Computational Sciences

Contact Information:
buliga@pitt.edu 814-362-5092
103 D Fisher Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh 2002
M.S. Information Science, University of Pittsburgh 2002
M.S. Computer Science, West University of Timisoara, Romania 1995
B.S. Computer Science, West University of Timisoara, Romania 1994

Academic Focus:
Dr. Buliga has taught the following undergraduate math classes: Calculus I & II, Linear Algebra, Operations Research, Abstract Algebra, Numerical Analysis

Short Bio:
Before coming to the University of Pittsburgh in 1997 for his graduate studies, Dr. Buliga worked as an Assistant Professor and taught Programming Languages at the Polytechnical University of Timisoara, Romania for two years . After finishing his Ph. D. in Pittsburgh he came to Pitt-Bradford to work as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Research, Accomplishments, and Publications:

Dr. Buliga's area of research includes graph theory and the use of mathematical software (Mathematica) and Java applets for teaching math at an undergraduate level.


  • Mircea Puta, Gheorghe Ivan, Marius Buliga – The Elementary Catastrophe Theory: A Survey, Monografii Matematice Nr. 52, University of Timisoara Press, 1995.


  • Gregory Constantine, Marius Buliga – Determinantal Generating Functions of Colored Spanning Forests, International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, (http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijmms/) 6 (2004), pp. 273-284.