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 dynamicsJanuary 19, 2021 to May 28, 2021.



Research Interests: 

Nonlinear Dispersive  Equations (water-wave equations and related dispersive models), Fluid Mechanics, Elastodynamics, Harmonic Analysis, General Relativity



Honors and Awards:

  1. 1.NSF Career Award, DMS-1845037, 2019-2024


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


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


  1. 4.Clay Mathematics Institute travel award for IHES Summer School on Non-linear Waves, France, July 
    18-29, 2016


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


  1. 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. 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


  1. 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


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


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


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


  1. 6.B. Harrop-Griffiths, 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


  1. 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


  1. 8.B. Harrop-Griffiths, M. Ifrim, and D. Tataru, The lifespan of small data solutions to the KP-I, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1409.4487.pdf, accepted for publication in Int. Math. Res. Not, no 1, 1-28, preprint 2015


  1. 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,

    1279-1346, 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 Burgers-Hilbert equation, Proceedings of the AMS, 2013


  1. 14.J. K.  Hunter, M. Ifrim,  Enhanced lifespan of smooth solutions of a Burgers-Hilbert equation, SIAM          

      Journal on Mathematical Analysis, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp.1279-2235,  2012


  1. 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






 

Mihaela Ifrim

Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, Office 711

University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Email: ifrim at math dot wisc dot edu


Last Updated:

Sunday, March 17, 2019