University of Cambridge
|Alma mater||Harvard University
|Thesis||Stability and Instability of the Cauchy Horizon for the Spherically Symmetric Einstein-Maxwell-Scalar Field Equations (2001)|
|Doctoral advisor||Demetrios Christodoulou|
|Notable awards||Adams Prize (2005)
Whitehead Prize (2009)
He studied mathematics at Harvard University and was awarded a BA in 1997. His PhD thesis titled Stability and Instability of the Cauchy Horizon for the Spherically Symmetric Einstein-Maxwell-Scalar Field Equations was written under the supervision of Demetrios Christodoulou at Princeton University.
He has won the Adams Prize writing on the subject Differential Equations in 2004 and the Whitehead Prize in 2009 for "his work on the rigorous analysis of hyperbolic partial differential equations in general relativity." In 2015 he was elected as a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
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- "CV (PDF)" (PDF). Mihalis Dafermos. Retrieved 2011-08-03.
- Mihalis Dafermos at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- "Prize Winners and Citations 2009". London Mathematical Society. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2009-07-04.
- 2016 Class of the Fellows of the AMS, American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2015-11-16.