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

    Selected Grants

    Wave-breaking and Resonant Phenomena awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2018

    Wave-breaking and Resonant Phenomena awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2014

    Nonlinear Waves in Uniform and Periodic Media awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2008

    Conference on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2007

    Wave Propagation in Linear and Nonlinear Photonic Band-Gap Materials awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 1999 to 2003

    Propagation of Waves in Optical and Photonic Media awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 2000

    (95-0206) Dispersive Shocks in Continuous and Discrete Media awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1995 to 1999

    (97-0433) Propagation of Waves in Optical and Photonic Media awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1998

    (96-0451) Propagation of Waves in Optical and Photonic Media awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1997

    (94-0403) The Generation and Propagation of Dispersive Oscillations in Non-linear Systems awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 1992 to 1995

    Pages

    Aristotelous, AC, Crawford, JM, Edwards, GS, Kiehart, DP, and Venakides, S. "Mathematical models of dorsal closure." Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 137 (September 2018): 111-131. (Review) Full Text

    Bruno, OP, Shipman, SP, Turc, C, and Venakides, S. "Three-dimensional quasi-periodic shifted Green function throughout the spectrum, including Wood anomalies." Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 473.2207 (November 1, 2017). Full Text

    Kiehart, DP, Crawford, JM, Aristotelous, A, Venakides, S, and Edwards, GS. "Cell Sheet Morphogenesis: Dorsal Closure in Drosophila melanogaster as a Model System." Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 33 (October 2017): 169-202. (Review) Full Text

    Bruno, OP, Shipman, SP, Turc, C, and Venakides, S. "Superalgebraically convergent smoothly windowed lattice sums for doubly periodic Green functions in three-dimensional space." Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 472.2191 (July 1, 2016). Full Text

    Komineas, S, Shipman, SP, and Venakides, S. "Lossless polariton solitons." Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 316 (February 15, 2016): 43-56. Full Text

    Komineas, S, Shipman, SP, and Venakides, S. "Continuous and discontinuous dark solitons in polariton condensates." Physical Review B 91.13 (April 2015). Full Text

    Belov, S, and Venakides, S. "Smooth parametric dependence of asymptotics of the semiclassical focusing NLS." Analysis and PDE 8.2 (January 1, 2015): 257-288. Full Text

    Jackson, AD, Huang, D, Gauthier, DJ, and Venakides, S. "Destructive impact of imperfect beam collimation in extraordinary optical transmission." Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision 30.6 (2013): 1281-1290. Full Text

    Pages

    Buckingham, R, Tovbis, A, Venakides, S, and Zhou, X. "The semiclassical focusing nonlinear Schrodinger equation." 2007.

    Peralta, XG, Toyama, Y, Wells, A, Tokutake, Y, Hutson, MS, Venakides, S, Kiehart, DP, and Edwards, GS. "Force regulation during dorsal closure in Drosophila." American Society for Cell Biology, November 2004.

    Hutson, S, Tokutake, Y, Chang, M, Bloor, JW, Venakides, S, Kiehart, DP, and Edwards, GS. "Measuring the forces that drive morphogenesis: Laser-microsurgery and quantitative modeling applied to dorsal closure in Drosophila." American Society for Cell Biology, November 2002.