|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.
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.