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Peter Constantin, Princeton University – Brauer Lecture Day 2
May 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Overall Title: “Fluid nonlinearity”
Lecture II: Nernst-Planck-Navier-Stokes Equation
Abstract: I will describe recent work concerning this system of equations describing ionic diffusion in fluids in the presence of boundaries with different kinds of properties.
Biography: Dr. Peter Constantin, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
Dr. Peter Constantin holds degrees from the University of Bucharest, where he graduated “summa cum laude” in 1975, and from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he received his PhD in 1981 with Professor Shmuel Agmon as his advisor. From 1985 to 2009 he was a professor at the University of Chicago, before moving to Princeton University, where he is now the “John von Neumann Professor” of Mathematics. He has held numerous visiting positions at institutions throughout the world (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, Weizmann Institute, Institute for Advanced Study, École Normale Supérieure, Mittag-Leffler-Institut, RIMS, MSRI, NYU-Courant, to name a few). In 1994 he was an Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Zurich. He is a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, the American Physical Society, and SIAM. In 2010 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.