University of California Berkeley, CA

PhD Mathematics (Expected: May 2017)

Brown University, RI

Concurrent degrees in (May 2012):

- Sc.M (Applied Mathematics)

- Sc.B (with honors in Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude, and junior Phi Beta Kappa)


Regularity of center manifolds via the graph transform, Bjorn Stanstede and Thunwa Theerakarn, Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations. DOI


Teaching Effectiveness Award for GSIs (Berkeley)

May 2014

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (Berkeley)

May 2014

David Howell Premium for Excellence in Mathematics

and Natural Philosophy (Brown)

May 2012

First Place in Henry Parker Manning Mathematics Prize (Brown)

Spring 2011

Teaching Experiences

Instructor (Berkeley)

  • Math 53: Multivariable Calculus (Summer 2013)

Graduate Student Instructor (Berkeley)

  • Math 54: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (Fall 2014)
  • Math 53: Multivariable Calculus (Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014)
  • Math 1A: Calculus (Fall 2012)

Undergraduate Teaching Assistance (Brown)

  • Intermediate Multivariable Calculus (Spring 2011)
  • Exploring the Fourth Dimension (Spring 2011)

Paper Grader (Brown)

  • Analysis: Functions of Several-Variable (Fall 2010)
  • Analysis: Functions of One-Variable (Spring 2010)
  • Honors Multivariable Calculus (Fall 2009)

Tutor (Brown)

  • Multivariable Calculus (Spring 2009)


  • (Aug 2012) Young Mathematicians Conference 2012, OSU, Centers of Magnitude
  • (Jan 2012) 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Centers of Magnitude (Outstanding Presentation Award)
  • (July 2011) Clavius Group Special Topic Seminars, Boston College, The Centers of Magnitude in Higher Dimensions
  • (July 2011) Division of Applied Mathematics Exchange Students Welcoming Talk, Center Manifolds Theorem


Brown University Academic Technology Steering Committee (2011-2012)

Thunwa Nics Theerakarn —