Paul H. Rabinowitz (born 1939) is the Edward Burr Van Vleck Professor of Mathematics and a Vilas Research Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He received a Ph.D. from New York University in 1966 under the direction of Juergen Moser. From 1966 to 1969 he held a postdoctoral appointment at Stanford University. He works in the fields of partial differential equations and nonlinear analysis. He is best known for his global bifurcation theorem.
He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the George David Birkhoff Prize in 1998. He was elected as a member of the United States National Academy of Science in 1998. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
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