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

http://www.abelprize.no/c57575/seksjon/vis.html?tid=58729

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

    • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology 1979

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

    Deift, P., et al. “New results in small dispersion kdV by an extension of the steepest descent method for Riemann-Hilbert problems.” International Mathematics Research Notices, no. 6, Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy B - Oxford Open Option A, 1997, pp. 285–99.

    Deift, P., et al. “Forced lattice vibrations: Part I.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 48, no. 11, Jan. 1995, pp. 1187–249. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.3160481102. Full Text

    Deift, P., et al. “Forced lattice vibrations: Part II.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 48, no. 11, Jan. 1995, pp. 1251–98. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.3160481103. Full Text

    Deift, P., et al. “The collisionless shock region for the long‐time behavior of solutions of the KdV equation.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 47, no. 2, Jan. 1994, pp. 199–206. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.3160470204. Full Text

    Bonilla, L. L., et al. “Gunn effect: Instability of the steady state and stability of the solitary wave in long extrinsic semiconductors.” Siam Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol. 54, no. 6, Jan. 1994, pp. 1521–41. Scopus, doi:10.1137/S0036139992236554. Full Text

    Zhang, T., and S. Venakides. “Periodic limit of inverse scattering.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 46, no. 6, Jan. 1993, pp. 819–65. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.3160460603. Full Text

    Venakides, S., et al. “The toda shock problem.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 44, no. 8–9, Jan. 1991, pp. 1171–242. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.3160440823. Full Text

    Reed, M. C., et al. “Approximate traveling waves in linear reaction-hyperbolic equations.” Siam Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol. 50, no. 1, Jan. 1990, pp. 167–80. Scopus, doi:10.1137/0150011. Full Text

    Venakides, S. “The korteweg‐de vries equation with small dispersion: Higher order lax‐levermore theory.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 43, no. 3, Jan. 1990, pp. 335–61. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.3160430303. Full Text

    Venakides, S. “The continuum limit of theta functions.” Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 42, no. 6, Jan. 1989, pp. 711–28. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cpa.3160420602. Full Text

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