Mihaela Ifrim


About Me


I am currently a Clare Luce Boothe Assistant Professor. In Fall 2017 I joined the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Department of Mathematics as a Clare Luce Boothe Assistant Professor: 2017 - 2020. Previously I was a Simons Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley working with Daniel Tataru. 


You can find me at: Van Vleck Hall, Office 711, University of Wisconsin Madison, or email me at: ifrim at math dot wisc dot edu


My Vita.pdf. The Google Scholar citations link can be found here.


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Research Interests


  • Nonlinear Dispersive Equations 
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Elastodynamics
  • Harmonic Analysis
  • General Relativity


Honors and Awards



  • Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2019 - 2021
  • NSF CAREER award, DMS-1845037, 2019 - 2024
  • Clare Luce Boothe Professorship, 2017 -
  • Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship, 2020 - 2021
  • UW Madison 2018 Fall Research Competition Award, deferred
  • Honored Instructor Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fall 2018
  • Clay Mathematics Institute travel award for IHES Summer School on Nonlinear Waves, Bures-sur-Yvette, France, July 18-29, 2016 
  • William Karl Schwarze Scholarship in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis, Spring 2010
  • Alice Leung Scholarship in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis, Spring 2009