Faculty Profile

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Sylvia Serfaty

Silver Professor of Mathematics
Warren Weaver Hall, Office 612


Ph.D., Mathematics, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, 1999.
B.S., Mathematics, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, 1995.

Research Interests

My research interests revolve around analysis, Partial Differential Equations and mathematical physics. I have focused in particular on the Ginzburg-Landau model of superconductivity, and recently on the statistical mechanics of Coulomb-type systems.

Selected Publications

E. Sandier, S. Serfaty, "From the Ginzburg-Landau Model to Vortex Lattice Problems", Comm. Math. Phys., 313 (2012), 635-743.
S. Serfaty, "Mean Field Limits of the Gross-Pitaevskii and Parabolic Ginzburg-Landau Equations", Journal of the AMS, 30 (2017), No. 3, 713-768.
T. Leblé, S. Serfaty, "Large Deviation Principle for Empirical Fields of Log and Riesz Gases", Inventiones Math., 210 (2017), No. 3, 645-757.