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Silver Prof. Sylvia Serfaty

New York University

Research Interests

  • PDE
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Statistical Mechanics


  • Ph.D 1999

    Université Paris Sud Orsay


Sylvia Serfaty is Silver Professor of Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University. She earned her PhD in 1999 from the Université Paris Sud Orsay, and has held positions at New York University and Université Pierre et Marie Curie (now Sorbonne Université). Recipient of the EMS and Henri Poincaré prizes, plenary speaker at the ICM, she is also a member of the American Academy of Sciences.