Research at UW-Madison in DifferentialEquations

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Seminars of interest

The weekly PDE & Geometric Analysis seminar is held on Monday afternoons, 3:30-4:30pm.

Other seminars that will feature PDE related material are the Geometry and Topology seminar, the Analysis seminar, and the Applied and Computational Math seminar.

Virtual Analysis and PDE Seminar (VAPS): organized jointly by 9 US universities including UW.

Faculty

Sigurd Angenent (Leiden, 1986) Nonlinear PDE, differential geometry, medical imaging, math biology.

Mikhail Feldman (UC Berkeley, 1994) Nonlinear PDE, Calculus of Variations.

Mihaela Ifrim (UC Davis, 2012) Nonlinear Dispersive Equations (water-wave equations and related dispersive models), Fluid Mechanics, Elastodynamics, Harmonic Analysis, General Relativity.

Chanwoo Kim (Brown, 2011) Applied PDE, Kinetic theory, Fluid dynamics.

Hung Vinh Tran (UC Berkeley, 2012) Nonlinear PDE.

Faculty in related areas

Sergey Denisov (Moscow State University, 1999) Analysis, PDE.

Qin Li (UW Madison, 2013) Numerical analysis and scientific computing.

Saverio Spagnolie (Courant Institute, 2008) Fluid dynamics, complex fluids, soft matter, computation.

Sam Stechmann (Courant Institute, 2008) Applied math, computational math, fluid dynamics, atmospheric science, climate.

Jean-Luc Thiffeault (UT Austin, 1998) Mixing in fluids, optimization of mixing.

Nicolas Garcia Trillos (CMU, 2015) Optimal transport, calculus of variations, and data analysis.

Current Postdocs (Van Vleck Assistant Professor) in PDE

Albert Ai

Dohyun Kwon

Trinh Nguyen

Simon Schulz

Recent former Postdocs in PDE

Yao Yao (VV assist prof 2012-2015). Current position: Dean’s Chair Associate Professor, National University of Singapore.

Jessica Lin (VV assist prof 2014-2017). Current position: Assistant Professor, McGill University (2017-)

Donghyun Lee (VV assist prof 2015-2018). Current position: Assistant Professor, Postech (2018-)

Eric Baer (VV assist prof 2015-2018). Current position: Senior Lecturer, University of Chicago (2019-)

Xiaoqin Guo (VV assist prof 2017-2020). Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati (2020-).

Matthew Schrecker (VV assist prof 2018-2020). Current position: EPSRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University College London (2020-).

Emeriti

Sergey Bolotin (Moscow State University, 1982) Dynamical Systems, Variational Methods, Celestial Mechanics.

Paul Rabinowitz PDE, Calculus of Variations, Dynamical Systems, Nonlinear Analysis.

Joel Robbin Global Analysis, Differential Equations.

Robert Turner Partial Differential Equations, Fluid Mechanics, Mathematical Biology.

Previous events

The 81st Midwest PDE seminar Midwest PDE seminar was held in Madison on April 21/22 (2018).