Mónica Clapp

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Mónica Clapp
Residence Mexico
Alma mater Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Known for Nonlinear partial differential equations
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Thesis Dualität in der Kategorie der Spektren von Ex-Räumen (1979)
Doctoral advisors Dieter Siegmund Puppe, Albrecht Dold

Mónica Clapp is a mathematician at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) known for her work in nonlinear partial differential equations and algebraic topology.

Life and work[edit]

Clapp was born in Mexico City.[1] She graduated from UNAM in 1974. Clapp then graduated with her Ph.D from Heidelberg University in 1979, and has been a faculty member at UNAM since that time.[2]

Clapp has been an editor of the journals Boletín de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana and Aportaciones Matemáticas.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 2012, Clapp became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[3]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Clapp, Mónica; Puppe, Dieter Invariants of the Lusternik-Schnirelmann type and the topology of critical sets. Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 298 (1986), no. 2, 603–620.
  • Clapp, Mónica; Puppe, Dieter Critical point theory with symmetries. Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik 418 (1991), 1–29.
  • Bartsch, Thomas; Clapp, Mónica Critical point theory for indefinite functionals with symmetries. Journal of Functional Analysis 138 (1996), no. 1, 107–136.
  • Castro, Alfonso; Clapp, Mónica The effect of the domain topology on the number of minimal nodal solutions of an elliptic equation at critical growth in a symmetric domain. Nonlinearity 16 (2003), no. 2, 579–590.