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

    Venakides, S. "Long-Time Asymptotics of the Korteweg-Devries Equation." Transcations of the American Mathematical Society 293.1 (January 1986): 411-419. Full Text

    Venakides, S. "The generation of modulated wavetrains in the solution of the Korteweg—de vries equation." Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics 38.6 (January 1, 1985): 883-909. Full Text

    Venakides, S. "The zero dispersion limit of the korteweg‐de vries equation for initial potentials with non‐trivial reflection coefficient." Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics 38.2 (January 1, 1985): 125-155. Full Text

    Deift, P, Kriecherbauer, T, and Venakides, S. "Forced Lattice Vibrations -- A Videotext."

    Ptitsyna, N, Shipman, SP, and Venakides, S. "Fano-Type Resonance of Waves in Periodic Slabs."