Andrew J. Bernoff
Dude ascending a staircase
Contact Information:
Andrew J. Bernoff
Diana and Kenneth Jonsson Professor of Mathematics and Chair
Department of Mathematics
Harvey Mudd College
301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711

Email:  ajb at hmc dot edu
Phone: (909) 621-8023

My office is Shanahan 3426 (in the R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning).  It is located through the Math Department front office which is in the southeast corner of the third floor of the building.


Teaching Spring 2014

Research Interests

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Swarming of Insects
  • Applications of Dynamical Systems
  • Free Boundary Problems
  • Mixing in Fluids
  • Asymptotics
  • Thin Fluid Films and Langmuir Layers
  • Self-Similarity and Scaling Behavior
  • Stability Theory for Self-Similar Evolution




Undergraduate Research

Webpages for some of my former students' research projects:
UCLA Summer Research Program: In 2005 Andrea Bertozzi and I started a summer undergraduate research program in the UCLA Applied Mathematics Group which continues to employ 5-8 HMC students every summer.


Personal Links

  • I married my husband Thomas Trautmann on July 2nd, 2008.
  • I am a strong supporter of Marriage Equality.
  • My wedding to Thomas Trautmann on February 18th, 2004 in San Francisco.
  • My trip to England in summer of 2004.
  • My trip to Spain in 1998.
  • Quotes from a class I taught compiled by a former student.
  • A long time ago at the double-domed institute . . .
  • A longer time ago in the halls of Annapolis and the heart of Romania . . .

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    Last modified:  January 31,  2014