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Andrea Bertozzi, Ph.D.

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Betsy Wood Knapp Chair, Innovation and Creativity
Professor, Mathematics
Member, California NanoSystems Institute

Ph.D., Princeton University
M.A., Princeton University
A.B., Princeton University

Academic Experience:
Sloan Research Fellowship 1995
ONR Graduate Fellowship 1987-91

Honors and Awards:
ONR Young Investigator Award 1996
SIAM Fellow, 2010
Bell Labs GRPW Grant 1987
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship 1991-4
Sonia Kovalevsky Prize and Lecture, 2009
Elected American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2010
Maria Geoppert-Mayer Distinguished Scholar-Argonne National Lab. 1995-6
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers 1996

Certification Type:
Director, VIGRE program, Duke University 2000-2003
SIAM J. Math. Analysis, Editorial Board, 2005-present
L.E. Dickson Instructor and NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago, 1991-5
Director, Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Duke Univ., 1999-2000
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Duke University, 1995-1998
Director of Applied Mathematics, UCLA, 2005-present
Betsy Wood Knapp Chair for Innovation and Creativity 2012-present
Maria Geoppert-Mayer Distinguished Scholar, Argonne National Laboratory, 1995-6
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Duke University 1998-9
Professor of Mathematics, UCLA, 2003-present
Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Duke University, 1999-2004
Certification Type:
SIAM Review, Editorial Board, 2004-2010
J. Nonlinear Science, Editorial Board, 2012-present
Applied Mathematics Letters, Editorial Board, 2012-present
Multiscale Modeling and Simulation (SIAM Journal), Editorial Board, 2005-present
Advances in Differential Equations, Editorial Board, 2010-present
SIAM Council Member, 2006-2008
Applied Mathematics Research Express, Edtorial Board, 2003-present
Banff International Research Station, Scientific Advisory Board, 2009-
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, Board of Trustees, 2006-2010
Interfaces and Free Boundaries, Editorial Board, 2003-present
Comm. Math. Sci., Editorial Board, 2009-present
Nonlinearity, Editorial Board, 2006-present
Brown University, Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics, 2010-
M3AS, Editorial Board, 2010-present

Contact Information:
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Work Address: University of California
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Work Phone Number: (310) 825-4340

Selected Publications:

Sungyon Lee, Yvonne Stokes, and Andrea L. Bertozzi, A model for particle laden flow in a spiral concentrator, Proceedings of International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2012 in Beijing, .
Rachel A. Hegemann, Erik A. Lewis, and Andrea L. Bertozzi, An "Estimate & Score Algorithm" for simultaneous parameter estimation and reconstruction of missing data on social networks, Security Informatics, 2013, 2 (1).
David S. Hermina Martinez, Maximillian Gonzalez, Xinheng Huang, Benjamin Irvine, Chung H. Hsieh, Yuan R. Huang, Martin B. Short and Andrea L. Bertozzi, An Economical Testbed for Cooperative Control and Sensing Strategies of Robotic Micro-vehicles, in Informatics in Control, Automation, and Robotics, Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 2013, 174 (3), 65-75.
Julia Dobrosotskaya and A. L. Bertozzi, Analysis of the wavelet Ginzburg-Landau energy in image applications with edges, SIAM J. Imaging Sciences, 2013, 6 (1), 698-729.
Yves van Gennip, Blake Hunter, Raymond Ahn, Peter Elliott, Kyle Luh, Megan Halvorson, Shannon Reid, Matt Valasik, James Wo, George E. Tita, Andrea L. Bertozzi, P. Jeffrey Brantingham, Community detection using spectral clustering on sparse geosocial data, SIAP, 2013, 73 (1), 67-83.
T. Gerhart, J. Sunu, L. Lieu, E. Merkurjev, J.-M. Chang, J. Gilles, A. L. Bertozzi, Detection and tracking of gas plumes in LWIR hyperspectral video sequence data, SPIE Conference on Defense Security and Sensing, April 29- May 3, 2013, Baltmore, MD, , 2013.
N. Murisic, B. Pausader, D. Peschka, and A. L. Bertozzi, Dynamics of particle settling and resuspension in viscous liquid films, J. Fl. Mech, 2013, 717, 203-231.
Tijana Kostic and Andrea Bertozzi, Statistical Density Estimation using Threshold Dynamics for Geometric Motion, J. Sci. Comp, 2013, 54 (2-3), 513-530.
James von Brecht, Theodore Kolokolnikov, Andrea L. Bertozzi, Hui Sun, Swarming on Random Graphs, J. Stat. Phys, 2013, 151 (1-2), 150-173.
James von Brecht and Andrea L. Bertozzi, Well-posedness theory for aggregation sheets, Math. Phys, 2013, 319 (2), 451-477.
B. Hunter, Y. Lou, A.L. Bertozzi, A spectral graph based approach to analyze hyperspectral data, IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition, 2012.
Laura M. Smith, Andrea L. Bertozzi, P. Jeffrey Brantingham, George E. Tita, and Matthew Valasik, Adaptation of an Ecological Territorial Model to Street Gang Spatial Patterns in Los Angeles Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems A, , 2012, 32 (9), 3223 - 3244.
Yanghong Huang, Thomas P. Witelski, and Andrea L. Bertozzi, Anomalous exponents of self-similar blow-up solutions to an aggregation equation in odd dimensions, Applied Mathematics Letters, 2012, 25 (12), 2317-2321.
Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, Wei Zhou, Andrea L. Bertozzi, Michael P. Brenner, and Michael J. Aziz, Development of Knife-Edge Ridges on Ion-Bombarded Surfaces, Applied Physics Letters, 2012, 101, 143109.
Andrea L. Bertozzi and Arjuna Flenner, Diffuse interface models on graphs for classification of high dimensional data, Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, 2012, 10 (3), 1090-1118.
Yves van Gennip and Andrea L. Bertozzi, Gamma-convergence of graph Ginzburg-Landau functionals, Advances in Differential Equations, 2012, 17 (11-12), 1115-1180.
H. Hu, Y. van Gennip, B. Hunter, A.L. Bertozzi, M.A. Porter, Multislice Modularity Optimization in Community Detection and Image Segmentation, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (Brussels), ICDM'12, , 2012.
Jérôme Gilles, Balaji R. Sharma, Will Ferenc, Hannah Kastein, Lauren Lieu, Ryan Wilson, Yuan Rick Huang, Andrea L. Bertozzi, Baisravan HomChaudhuri, Subramanian Ramakrishnan, and Manish Kumar, Robotic Swarming over the Internet, Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, , 2012.
Hui Sun, David Uminsky, and Andrea L. Bertozzi, Stability and clustering of self-similar solutions of aggregation equations, J. Math. Phys. , 2012, 53, 115610.