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Alexander A. Kiselev, William T. Laprade Distinguished Professor

Alexander A. Kiselev

My current research interests focus on mathematical fluid mechanics and mathematical biology.
In the past, I have also worked on reaction-diffusion equations and spectral theory of Schredinger operators. 

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Ph.D.California Institute of Technology1997

Biology--Mathematical models • Fluid mechanics • Reaction-diffusion equations • Spectral theory (Mathematics)

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Kiselev, A; Tan, C, The Flow of Polynomial Roots Under Differentiation, Annals of Pde, vol. 8 no. 2 (December, 2022) [doi]  [abs]
  2. Gong, Y; He, S; Kiselev, A, Random Search in Fluid Flow Aided by Chemotaxis., Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, vol. 84 no. 7 (June, 2022), pp. 71 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Kiselev, A; Luo, X, On nonexistence of splash singularities for the $α$-SQG patches (November, 2021)  [abs]
  4. He, S; Kiselev, A, Boundary layer models of the Hou-Luo scenario, Journal of Differential Equations, vol. 298 (October, 2021), pp. 182-204 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Gong, Y; He, S; Kiselev, A, Random search in fluid flow aided by chemotaxis (July, 2021)  [abs]
Recent Grant Support

  • RTG: Training Tomorrow's Workforce in Analysis and Applications, National Science Foundation, 2021/07-2026/06.      
  • Small Scale and Singularity Formation in Fluids, National Science Foundation, 2020/07-2023/06.      
  • Small Scale and Singularity Formation in Fluid Mechanics and Biology, Simons Foundation, 2020/06-2022/08.      
  • Regularity, blow up and mixing in fluids, National Science Foundation, 2018/07-2022/06. 
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