Department of Mathematics Room 383R                                                                                             printable copy of CV and publication list
Stanford University
Stanford  CA 94305-2125


Research interests

Geometric and Microlocal Analysis, Partial Differential Equations


B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982. Thesis under Professor T. Shifrin,
Shrinking tubes and variants of the Gauss-Bonnet formula

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986. Thesis under Professor R.B. Melrose
Hodge cohomology of negatively curved manifolds


1986-1988 Stanford University, Instructor.
1988-1992 Stanford University, Assistant Professor (on leave, 1991-1993).
1991-1993 University of Washington, Assistant Professor.
1992-1997 Stanford University, Associate Professor.
1997- Stanford University, Professor.
2007-2010 Department Chair

Awards and Fellowships

Phi Beta Kappa
Norman Levinson Fellow (MIT), 1982-1983
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 1987-1990
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1991-1995
National Science Foundation Young Investigator, 1992-1997
Louis and Claude Rosenberg Jr. University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, 2013-2018.

Other activities

Managing Editor, Communications in Partial Differential Equations, 1996 –
Editorial Board, AMS series Graduate Studies in Mathematics.
Editorial Board, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 2010 – 2013.
Editorial Board, Annales de l’IHP – equations nonlineaire, 2010 –.
Scientific Advisory Board, Banff International Research Station, 2008 – 2010.
Scientific Advisory Board, American Institute of Mathematics, 2010 –
Organizing Committee, MSRI Semester Spectral Invariants, Spring 2001.
Nachdiplom Lectures, ETH Zürich, Summer Semester 2004.
Director, Stanford University Math Camp, 1995 –2010
Faculty Director, Stanford PreCollegiate Studies, formally Educational Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY), February 2012.
Yamabe Lectures, Northwestern University, April 2012.\(\)