Math @ Duke

Alexander Watson, William W. Elliott Assistant Research Professor
I am an applied mathematician interested in partial differential equations, numerical methods, and mathematical physics. My research has focused on problems arising in condensed matter physics and photonics. My postdoc mentor at Duke is Jianfeng Lu.  Contact Info:
 Office Hours:
 Monday 911 (Spring 2019) @ Physics 224
 Education:
Ph.D.  Columbia University  2017 
 Recent Publications
 Lu, J; Watson, AB; Weinstein, MI, Dirac operators and domain walls,
Siam Journal on Mathematical Analysis, vol. 52 no. 2
(January, 2020),
pp. 11151145 [doi] [abs]
 Watson, A; Weinstein, MI, Wavepackets in Inhomogeneous Periodic Media: Propagation Through a OneDimensional Band Crossing,
Communications in Mathematical Physics, vol. 363 no. 2
(October, 2018),
pp. 655698, Springer Nature America, Inc [doi] [abs]
 Watson, AB; Lu, J; Weinstein, MI, Wavepackets in inhomogeneous periodic media: Effective particlefield dynamics and Berry curvature,
Journal of Mathematical Physics, vol. 58 no. 2
(February, 2017),
pp. 021503021503, AIP Publishing [doi] [abs]


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ph: 919.660.2800
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Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
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