‍Mihaela ‍Ifrim


‍About ‍Me


‍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. ‍


‍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.


‍Research ‍Interests


‍Nonlinear ‍Dispersive ‍Equations ‍(water-wave ‍equations ‍and ‍related ‍dispersive ‍models), ‍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 ‍-
  • ‍• ‍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