Core Faculty

Vladimir Volpert

Vladimir Volpert

Chair of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

2145 Sheridan Road

Tech

Evanston, IL 60208-3109

v-volpert( at )northwestern.edu

Education

Ph.D. Chemical Physics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Russia

M.S. Mathematicas and Mechanics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

B.S. Mathematics and Mechanics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Research Interests

Nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation; bifurcation and stability; traveling waves in reaction-diffusion systems; combustion; frontal polymerization

Significant Recognition

  • McCormick School Teaching Award
  • Northwestern Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award

Significant Professional Service

  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis
  • Editorial Board, Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences

Selected Publications

  • V Volpert, “Alexander A. Golovin (1962-2008) Obituary”, Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena, (2011)
  • ... , A Bayliss, BJ Matkowsky, VA Volpert, “Interaction of Turing and Hopf Modes in the Superdiffusive Brusselator Model Near a Codimension Two Bifurcation Point”, ... Modelling of Natural ..., (2010)
  • Y NEC;VA VOLPERT;AA NEPOMNYASHCHY, “FRONT PROPAGATION PROBLEMS WITH SUB-DIFFUSION”, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, (2010)
  • E Urdiales;VA Volpert, “Frontal polymerization with encapsulated initiator”, Journal of Engineering Mathematics, (2010)
  • VA VOLPERT;Y NEC;AA NEPOMNYASHCHY, “Exact solutions in front propagation problems with superdiffusion”, Physica D-Nonlinear Phenomena, (2010)
  • AA GOLOVIN, BJ MATKOWSKY, VA VOLPERT, “TURING PATTERN FORMATION IN THE BRUSSELATOR MODEL WITH SUPERDIFFUSION”, SIAM JOURNAL ON APPLIED MATHEMATICS, (2008)
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