I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley working with Daniel Tataru. Before coming to Berkeley,  I was a graduate student at UC Davis; my PhD adviser was John K. Hunter.


My Curriculum Vitae .pdf . Google scholar citations link can be found here.


Research interests: 


Nonlinear Dispersive  Equations (water-wave equations and related dispersive models), Fluid Mechanics, Elasdodynamics, Harmonic Analysis, General Relativity


Papers and Preprints:

 

  1. 1. B. Harrop-Griffiths, M. Ifrim, and D. Tataru, Finite depth gravity water waves in holomorphic coordinates, https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.02409v2.pdf, preprint 2016


  1. 2.M.~Ifrim and D. Tataru, Two dimensional gravity water waves with constant vorticity: I. Cubic lifespan, https://arxiv.org/pdf/1510.07732.pdf, preprint 2015


  1. 3. B. Harrop-Griffiths, M. Ifrim, and D. Tataru,  The lifespan of small data solutions to the KP-I,  

     http://arxiv.org/pdf/1409.4487.pdf, preprint 2015


4.   M. Ifrim and D. Tataru,  The lifespan of small data solutions in two dimensional capillary water waves,

      http://arxiv.org/pdf/1406.5471v2.pdf, preprint 2014


5.   M. Ifrim and D. Tataru,  Two dimensional water waves in holomorphic coordinates II: global

      solutions, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1404.7583v2.pdf, accepted in Bulletin de la Societe Mathématique de

      France, 2014.


6.   M.Ifrim and D. Tataru,  Global bounds for the cubic nonlinear Schrodinger equation in one space

      dimension, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1404.7581v2.pdf, accepted in Nonlinearity, 2014.


7.  J. K. Hunter, M. Ifrim, and  D. Tataru, Two dimensional water waves in holomorphic  coordinates,

       https://arxiv.org/pdf/1401.1252v2.pdf  accepted   in Communications in Mathematical Physics, 2014.


8.  J. K. Hunter,  M. Ifrim, D. Tataru,  D. T. Wang,  A modified energy method proving enhanced lifespan 

      of smooth solutions of a Burgers-Hilbert equation, Proceedings of the AMS, 2013


9.  J. K.  Hunter, M. Ifrim,  Enhanced lifespan of smooth solutions of a Burgers-Hilbert equation, SIAM

     Journal on Mathematical Analysis, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp.1279-2235,  2012


10. J. K. Hunter, M.  Ifrim,  A quasilinear Schrodinger equation, large amplitude inertial oscillations in a

      rotating shallow fluid - IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2013



Honors and awards:


  1. 1.   William Karl Schwarze Scholarship in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Awards University
       of California at Davis, Spring 2010 - for teaching and research achievements


  1. 2.  Alice Leung Scholarship in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of California at

      Davis, Spring 2009 - for teaching and research achievements


  1. 3.  Clay Mathematics Institute travel award for IHES Summer School on Non-linear Waves, France, July 
      18-29, 2016


4.  Travel Awards, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis, Fall 2010, Fall 2011


5.   Block Grant Fellowship, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis, Fall 2008,

      Spring 2009, Winter 2010, Winter 2011, Spring 2011 and Winter 2012


6.  Scholarship in Mathematics, Scoala Normala Superioara (SNSB), Institute of Mathematics Simion

     Stoilow of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Fall 2006 - June 2007


7.  Scholarship in Mathematics, Scuola Matematica Interuniversitaria, Perugia, July 31st -September 3rd,

     Italy 2005


8.  Scholarship in Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bucharest,

     Bucharest, Romania, Fall 2002 - July 2006



Teaching:


This semester I teach Math 16A. The class’s webpage is available on bcourses.


 

Mihaela Ifrim


Contact information:

Evans Hall, Office 837

Email: ifrim at math dot berkeley dot edu

UC Berkeley, California


Sunday, September 18, 2016