In Fall 2017 I joined the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Department of Mathematics as a Clare Luce Boothe Assistant Professor. Previously I was a Simons Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley working with Daniel Tataru.
My Vita.pdf. The Google Scholar citations link can be found here.
News:
1. Summer of 2020, the MSRI graduate summer school: Introduction to water waves, details will be posted when available.
2. Spring semester of 2021, the MSRI scientific program: Mathematical problems in fluid dynamics, January 19, 2021 to May 28, 2021.
Research Interests:
Nonlinear Dispersive Equations (waterwave equations and related dispersive models), Fluid Mechanics, Elastodynamics, Harmonic Analysis, General Relativity
Honors and Awards:

1.NSF Career Award, DMS1845037, 20192024

2.Sloan Research Fellow in Mathematics 2019  2021, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

3.Clare Luce Boothe Professorship, 2017  2022, University of Wisconsin, Madison

4.Clay Mathematics Institute travel award for IHES Summer School on Nonlinear Waves, France, July
1829, 2016

5.William Karl Schwarze Scholarship in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Awards University
of California at Davis, Spring 2010  for teaching and research achievements

6.Alice Leung Scholarship in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of California at
Davis, Spring 2009  for teaching and research achievements
7. Instructor Award, University of Wisconsin 2018
8. Travel Awards, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis, Fall 2010, Fall 2011
9. Block Grant Fellowship, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis, Fall 2008,
Spring 2009, Winter 2010, Winter 2011, Spring 2011 and Winter 2012
10. Scholarship in Mathematics, Scoala Normala Superioara (SNSB), Institute of Mathematics Simion
Stoilow of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Fall 2006  June 2007
11. Scholarship in Mathematics, Scuola Matematica Interuniversitaria, Perugia, July 31st September 3rd,
Italy 2005
12. Scholarship in Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bucharest,
Bucharest, Romania, Fall 2002  July 2006
Papers and Preprints:

1.M. Ifrim, H. Koch and D. Tataru, Dispersive decay of small data solutions for the KdV equation, available at https://arxiv.org/pdf/1901.05934.pdf, preprint 2019

2.M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, The NLS approximation for two dimensional deep gravity waves, available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.05060, preprint 2018

3.M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, No solitary waves in 2d gravity and capillary waves in deep water, available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1808.07916, preprint 2018

4.T. Alazard, M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, A Morawetz inequality for water waves, available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.08443, preprint 2018

5.M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, Wellposedness and dispersive decay of small data solutions for the BenjaminOno equation, accepted for publication in the Annales scientifiques de l'ENS, available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1701.08476, preprint 2017

6.B. HarropGriffiths, M. Ifrim, and D. Tataru, Finite depth gravity water waves in holomorphic coordinates, https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.02409v2.pdf, accepted for publication in Ann. PDE, 3, preprint 2016

7.M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, Two dimensional gravity water waves with constant vorticity: I. Cubic lifespan, https://arxiv.org/pdf/1510.07732.pdf, accepted for publication in Analysis & PDE, preprint 2015

8.B. HarropGriffiths, M. Ifrim, and D. Tataru, The lifespan of small data solutions to the KPI, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1409.4487.pdf, accepted for publication in Int. Math. Res. Not, no 1, 128, preprint 2015

9.M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, The lifespan of small data solutions in two dimensional capillary water waves,
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1406.5471v2.pdf, accepted for publication in Arch. Ration. Mech. Anal., 225, no. 3,
12791346, preprint 2014
10. M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, Two dimensional water waves in holomorphic coordinates II: global solutions,
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1404.7583v2.pdf, accepted in Bulletin de la Societe Mathématique de France, 2014.
11. M. Ifrim and D. Tataru, Global bounds for the cubic nonlinear Schrodinger equation in one space
dimension, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1404.7581v2.pdf, accepted in Nonlinearity, 2014.
12. J. K. Hunter, M. Ifrim, and D. Tataru, Two dimensional water waves in holomorphic coordinates,
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1401.1252v2.pdf accepted in Communications in Mathematical Physics, 2014.
13. J. K. Hunter, M. Ifrim, D. Tataru, D. T. Wang, A modified energy method proving enhanced lifespan
of smooth solutions of a BurgersHilbert equation, Proceedings of the AMS, 2013

14.J. K. Hunter, M. Ifrim, Enhanced lifespan of smooth solutions of a BurgersHilbert equation, SIAM
Journal on Mathematical Analysis, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp.12792235, 2012

15.J. K. Hunter, M. Ifrim, A quasilinear Schrodinger equation, large amplitude inertial oscillations in a
rotating shallow fluid  IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2013