Nationality Canadian Fields Mathematics Role Mathematician | Name Nassif Ghoussoub Alma mater Paris VI University Doctoral advisor Gustave Choquet | |

Institutions University of British Columbia Doctoral students Craig Cowen Amir Moradifam Ramon Zarat Education Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University Books Mathematical Analysis of Partial Dif, Self‑dual Partial Differenti, Duality and Perturbation Methods i, H [delta]‑embeddings in Hilbert, Functional Inequalities: New Pers |

## On fourth order PDEs modeling electro-static Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems

**Nassif A. Ghoussoub**, , is a Canadian mathematician working in the fields of non-linear analysis and partial differential equations. He is a Professor of Mathematics and a Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia.

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He did his graduate work at the Pierre and Marie Curie University where his advisor was Gustave Choquet.

He was vice-president of the Canadian Mathematical Society from 1994 to 1996, the founding director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) for the period 1996–2003, a co-founder of the MITACS Network of Centres of Excellence, and is the founder and current scientific director of the Banff International Research Station (BIRS).

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

In 2015, he was awarded the Order of Canada with the grade of officer for contributions to math, research and education.