Andrew J. Bernoff
Diana and Kenneth Jonsson Professor of Mathematics  @ Harvey Mudd College
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Contact Information:
Andrew J. Bernoff
Diana and Kenneth Jonsson Professor of Mathematics 
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 3410 (in the R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning).  It is located  in the northeast corner of the third floor of the building.

Sabbatical Year  Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

  • I'll be on sabbatical in Minneapolis in Fall 2017, splitting my time between Macalester College and the IMA at the University of Minnesota.
  • I'll be primarily at the University of British Columbia in Spring 2018. 
  • I will be traveling extensively during the year, but email will usually find me.

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Research Interests

  • Diffusive Signaling
  • Swarming and Biological Aggregations
  • Applications of Dynamical Systems
  • Energy Driven Pattern Formation
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Free Boundary Problems
  • Mixing in Fluids
  • Asymptotics
  • Thin Fluid Films and Langmuir Layers
  • Self-Similarity and Scaling Behavior
  • Stability Theory for Self-Similar Evolution Equations




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 am a strong supporter of Marriage Equality; I legally married my husband Thomas Trautmann on July 2nd, 2008.
  • My wedding to Thomas Trautmann on February 18th, 2004 in San Francisco.
  • 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: August 24,  2016