Professor of Applied Mathematics,

Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics;

Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics

Columbia University

200 S.W. Mudd MC4701

New York, NY 10027

Tel: (212) 854 3624

Fax: (212) 854 8257

Email: miw2103@columbia.edu

Web: https://www.columbia.edu/~miw2103/

M.Sc. (Mathematics), Courant Institute - NYU, 1979

Ph.D. (Mathematics), Courant Institute - NYU, 1982

Thesis advisor: George C. Papanicolaou

2014 - present, Professor of Mathematics (Mathematics Dept - Arts and Sciences)

Columbia University

1998 - 2005

MTS - Fundamental Mathematics Research Department

Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies

1993 - 2000

Professor of Mathematics

1988 - 1993

Associate Professor of Mathematics (tenured)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1984-1988

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Princeton University

1982-1984

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow

Stanford University

Postdoctoral advisor: Joseph B. Keller

Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics; Multiscale Phenomena;

Waves in Nonlinear, Inhomogeneous and Random Media;

Applications to Quantum systems, Optics and Photonics, Fluid Dynamics, Geosciences

Martin D. Kruskal Prize Lecture - SIAM, 2018

Bergman Visiting Professor, Stanford University, Winter, 2018

Fellow of the AMS, 2014

SIAM Fellow, 2010

NSF Distinguished Lecture Series in Mathematical and Physical Sciences - January, 2020

Bergman Memorial Lecture, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University, February, 2018

Joe Keller Lecture, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University, April, 2017

Van Winter Lecture in Mathematical Physics, University of Kentucky, March, 2017

Plenary Lecture, 12th Int'l Conf. on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Wave Propagation, Karlsruhe, Germany, July, 2015

Plenary Lecture, SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Orlando, December, 2013;

Plenary Lecture, Nonlinear Waves - Theory and Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, June, 2013;

Plenary Lecture, Applied Analysis for the Material Sciences, CIRM - Luminy, France, May, 2013

Plenary Lecture, Analytic and Computational Techniques in Spectral Theory, Gregynog, Wales, 2011

Plenary Lecture, NY Conference on Applied Mathematics, SUNY Buffalo, 2011

Plenary Lecture, Ohio River Analysis Meeting, 2011

Plenary Lecture, VIII Americas Conference on Differential Equations, Veracruz, Mexico, 2009

Distinguished Lecture in Applied Mathematics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October, 2009;

Plenary Lecture, Conference on Multiscale Modeling, Analysis and Simulation, Michigan State University, 2008

Plenary Lecture, SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Orlando, 2004;

Invited Course on Nonlinear Dispersive Waves and Applications, Colloque Trimester - Institut Henri Poincare, May-June, 2009

Invited Tutorial: ``Waves in Microstructures'', Int'l Conf. on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena, University of Georgia, 2007;

Invited Lecturer, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Symposium on Frontiers in Science; Irvine, CA, 2001

Visiting Member

School of Mathematics

Institute for Advanced Study, and

Visiting Fellow

Department of Mathematics

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

2018, Winter Quarter

Bergman Visiting Professor

Stanford University

Department of Mathematics

2011-2012

Ordway Distinguished Visiting Professorship

University of Minnesota

Spring, 2010

Visiting Professor

Courant Institute, NYU

June, 2010, June 1992 and May, 1989

Visiting Professor of Mathematics

Universite de Paris Sud, Orsay

May-June, 2009

Visiting Professor

Centre Emile Borel

Institut Henri Poincar'e, Paris

July, 2009

Visiting Professor

Department of Applied Mathematics

and Computer Science

Weizmann Institute of Science

Rehovot, Israel

1995-1996

Visiting Professor of Applied Mathematics

Princeton University

October, 1994

Visiting Professor of Mathematics

Institut Mittag Leffler

Djursholm, Sweden

June-July, 1993 Visiting Professor of Mathematics

E. Landau Center for Mathematical Analysis

Hebrew University

Jerusalem, Israel

June, 1992 Visiting Member

Institute for Advanced Study - Princeton

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Pauli Center, ETH - Zurich, July, 2023

Organizing committee (w/ GM Graf, A Sagiv J Shapiro)

Workshop on Free Boundary Problems

Columbia University, May, 2023

Organizing committee (w/ D De Silva, Q Du, C-C Lai, K Ren, O Savin, J Scott)

Workshop on Mathematics of Topological Insulators

American Insitute of Mathematics and Columbia University, online December, 2020

Organizing committee (w/ D Freed, GM Graf, R. Mazzeo)

Workshop on Transport and Localization in Random Media: Theory and Application

Columbia University, May, 2018

Organizing committee (w/ I Corwin, A Drouot, H Shen)

Workshop on Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Toplogically Protected States

Columbia University, May, 2017

Organizing committee (w/ J Lu, S Jin)

Chair, Special Year on "Mathematics and Optics" (2016-17)

NSF- Institute for Mathematics and its Applications at U. Minnesota

Distinguished Colloquium Series in Interdisciplinary and Applied Mathematics, 2013-present

Columbia University

Chair, Organizing committee

T. B. Benjamin Prize Committee - SIAM Activity Group on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures -- 2016

M.D. Kruskal Lecture Committee - SIAM Activity Group on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures -- 2014

W. T. and Idalia Reid Prize Committee (SIAM)- 2012-2016

SIAM Activity Group on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures - Vice Chair 2009-2011

National Science Foundation Panels in Applied Mathematics, Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics

Simons Foundation, Reviewer of Grant Proposals, 2011-

New York Academy of Sciences Judge, Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, 2008-

Co-organizer (with J. Colliander and V. Zharnitsky)

Conference on Analysis of Nonlinear Wave Equations and Applications

Banff International Research Station; Banff, Canada, August, 2009

External Review Committee

Temple University Mathematics Department, 2007

Co-organizer (with I.M. Sigal, A. Soffer and J. Froehlich)

Conference on Evolution of Microscopic and Macroscopic Fields

Banff International Research Station; Banff, Canada, September, 2006

Co-organizer (with D.F. Parker and C.A. Stuart)

Conference on Mathematical Problems in Nonlinear Optics and Microstructure Media,

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS), Edinburgh, 2004

U.S. National Academy of Sciences

First Middle East Symposium on Frontiers in Science and Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey -2004

Organizer, Applied Mathematics Session, ``Mathematics of Complex Fluid Phenomena''

U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Symposium on Frontiers in Science; Irvine, CA

Organizing Committee - 2002,2003, and speaker 2001