Stephanos Venakides

Stephanos Venakides
  • Professor of Mathematics
External address: 104 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
Phone: (919) 660-2815
Office Hours: 

Tuesday and Thursday 3:00-4:00pm

Fields of work: Pure and applied mathematics, physics and biology. Specific areas: Differential equations,  integrable systems, acoustic and electromagnetic scattering (especially transmission anomalies and resonances), photonic crystals, exciton polaritons and recently micromagnetics.

Invited as one of the three Abel lecturers in the award of the Abel Prize to Peter Lax, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, Norway, May 2005

    Education & Training
    • Ph.D., New York University 1982

    • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology 1979

    • B.S., National Technical University of Athens (Greece) 1969

    Tovbis, A., et al. “Semiclassical focusing nonlinear schrödinger equation i: Inverse scattering map and its evolution for radiative initial data.” International Mathematics Research Notices, vol. 2007, Dec. 2007. Scopus, doi:10.1093/imrn/rnm094. Full Text

    Buckingham, R., and S. Venakides. “Long-time asymptotics of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation shock problem.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 60, no. 9, Sept. 2007, pp. 1349–414. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.20179. Full Text

    Peralta, X. G., et al. “Resiliency, coordination, and synchronization of dorsal closure during Drosophila morphogenesis.” Biophysical Journal, vol. 92, Apr. 2007, pp. 2583–96.

    Peralta, X. G., et al. “Upregulation of forces and morphogenic asymmetries in dorsal closure during Drosophila development..” Biophysical Journal, vol. 92, no. 7, Apr. 2007, pp. 2583–96. Epmc, doi:10.1529/biophysj.106.094110. Full Text

    Tovbis, A., et al. “On the long-time limit of semiclassical (zero dispersion limit) solutions of the focusing nonlinear Schrödinger equation: Pure radiation case.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 59, no. 10, Oct. 2006, pp. 1379–432. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.20142. Full Text

    Shipman, Stephen P., and Stephanos Venakides. “Resonant transmission near nonrobust periodic slab modes..” Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, vol. 71, no. 2 Pt 2, Feb. 2005. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physreve.71.026611. Full Text Open Access Copy

    Tovbis, A., et al. “On semiclassical (zero dispersion limit) solutions of the focusing nonlinear Schrödinger equation.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 57, no. 7, July 2004, pp. 877–985. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.20024. Full Text

    Lipton, R. P., et al. “Optimization of Resonances in Photonic Crystal Slabs.” Proceedings of Spie  the International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 5184, Dec. 2003, pp. 168–77.

    Shipman, S. P., and S. Venakides. “Resonance and bound states in photonic crystal slabs.” Siam Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol. 64, no. 1, Oct. 2003, pp. 322–42. Scopus, doi:10.1137/S0036139902411120. Full Text

    Hutson, M. Shane, et al. “Forces for morphogenesis investigated with laser microsurgery and quantitative modeling..” Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 300, no. 5616, Apr. 2003, pp. 145–49. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.1079552. Full Text