
Curriculum Vitae
J. Thomas BealeClick here for a printerready version, or
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217 Physics Building Durham, NC 277080320

(919) 6602839 (office) (email)

 Education
B.S., Caltech, 1967
M.S., Stanford University, 1969
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1973
 Areas of Research
Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Mechanics
 Professional Experience / Employment History
 Duke University
 Professor, Mathematics, 1983  present
 Tulane University
 Professor, Mathematics, 1982  1983
 Associate Professor, Mathematics, 1977  1982
 Assistant Professor, Mathematics, 1973  1977
 Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
Invited Lecture, International Congress of Mathematicians, August, 1994
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 1978
 Recent Grant Support
 Development and Analysis of Numerical Methods for Fluid Interfaces, National Science Foundation, 2013/082016/07.
 Selected Recent Invited Talks
 Applied Math Seminar, UNCChapel Hill, October 4, 2013
 Workshop on FluidStructure Interaction Problems, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., Shanghai, China, July 26, 2013
 Water waves: computational approaches for complex problems, BIRS, Banff, Canada, July 01, 2013
 Applied Math Colloquium, Penn State Univ., March 15, 2013
 Applied Math Seminar, Penn State Univ., March 14, 2013
 Conference on Partial Differential Equations, U.N.C., Chapel Hill, N.C., July 18, 2012
 Colloquium, Drexel University, Philadelphia, April 26, 2012
 Seminar, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, March 06, 2012
 Colloquium, Peking University, Beijing, China, March 05, 2012
 Seminar, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, March 01, 2012
 Seminar, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, February 27, 2012
 Seminar, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, February 24, 2012
 NCTS Workshop on FluidStructure Interaction Problems, Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 27, 2011
 Workshop on Fluid Motion Driven by Immersed Structures, Fields Inst., Toronto, CA, August 10, 2010
 Analysis and Computation of Incompressible Fluid Flow, I.M.A. Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, February 25, 2010
 Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics, Courant Institute, New York Univ., May 19, 2009
 Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics, New Jersey Inst. Tech., May 19, 2008
 Interface Problems Workshop, S.A.M.S.I., R.T.P., NC, November 15, 2007
 Workshop on highorder methods for computational wave propagation and scattering, American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto, CA, September 11, 2007
 Minisymposium, Sixth International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Zurich, Switzerland, July 18, 2007
 Special Session on Microlocal Analysis and P.D.E., A.M.S. Sectional Meeting, Davidson, N.C., March 03, 2007
 Workshop on the Mathematical Theory of Water Waves, Oberwolfach, Germany, November 13, 2006
 Kyoto Conference on the NavierStokes Equations and their Applications, Kyoto, Japan, January 6, 2006
 Doctoral Theses Directed
 Michael Pruitt, Maximum norm regularity of implicit difference methods for parabolic equations, (August, 2011)
 Jason R. Wilson, On computing smooth, singular, and nearly singular integrals on implicitly defined surfaces, (August, 2010)
 Matthew W. Surles, Numerical Approximation of Layer Potentials along Curve Segments, (August, 2008)
 Michael Nicholas, A third order numerical method for 3D doubly periodic electromagnetic scattering problems, (August, 2007)
 David Ambrose, Wellposedness of Vortex Sheets with Surface Tension, (2002)
 Henry Suters, Ph.D., (1994)
 Andrew Ferrari, Ph.D., (1992)
 Alfred Bourgeois, Ph.D., (1991)
 TienYu Sun, Ph.D., (1991)
 Donna Gates Sylvester, Ph.D., (1988)
 Publications (listed separately)
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