An engineer thinks that his equations are an approximation to reality.
A physicist thinks that reality is an approximation to his equations.
A mathematician doesn't care.
A tragedy of mathematics is a beautiful conjecture ruined by an ugly fact.
My research areas are: | ||
Structural Optimization |
Optimal Composites |
Nonconvex Variational Problems |
New areas: | ||
Dynamics of unstable materials and the phase transition | Optimality of bio-materials: search for functionals. | Dynamics of damageable matherials. |
You can find here an informal description of some unsolved problems in these areas. |
CHAOGRAPHY!!!
Animation using chaos, by Elizabeth Bradley
Visualization
in Mathematics: Gallery by Richard Palais
A Chronology
of Game Theory by Paul Walker