Faculty Directory
Bernard J. Matkowsky

John Evans Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech M438
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-5396Email Bernard Matkowsky

Website

Research Page


Departments

Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Education

Ph.D. Mathematics, Courant Inst. New York University, New York, NY

M.S. Mathematics, Courant Inst. New York University, New York, NY

M.E.E. Electrical Engineering, New York University, New York, NY

B.S. Mathematics, City College of New York, New York, NY


Research Interests

Asymptotic and perturbation methods; bifurcation and stability; nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation; combustion; stochastic dynamical systems


Significant Recognition

  • Fellow, Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, American Academy of Mechanics
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fulbright-Hays Fellow
  • Guggenheim Fellow
  • ISI Highly Cited Researcher
  • Ed. Adv. Bd., Springer Appl. Math. Sci. Series

Significant Professional Service

  • Editor, J. Materials Synthesis & Processing (1993-2002)
  • Editor, S.I.A.M. J. Appl. Math. (1976-95)
  • Editor, Wave Motion (1979-99)
  • Editor, Appl. Math. Letters
  • Editor, European J. Appl. Math. (1990-96)
  • Editor, Random & Comp. Dynamics (1992-97)
  • Editor, Int'l. J. SHS
  • Editor, J. Mat. Synth. & Proc (1993-2002)
  • Editor, SIAM Monographs on Mathematical Modeling & Computation
  • Editor, Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena
  • Ed. Adv. Bd., Springer Appl. Math. Sci. Series (1985-2015)

Selected Publications

  • Tzou, J.C.; Ma, Y.-P.; Bayliss, A.; Matkowsky, B.J.; Volpert, V.A., “Homoclinic snaking near a codimension-two Turing-Hopf bifurcation point in the Brusselator model”, Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, (2013)
  • J. C. Tzou, A. Bayliss, B. J. Matkowsky and V. A. Volpert, “Stationary and slowly moving localised pulses in a singularly perturbed Brusselator model”, European Journal of Applied Mathematics, (2011)
  • JC Tzou, A Bayliss, BJ Matkowsky, VA ..., “Interaction of Turing and Hopf Modes in the Superdiffusive Brusselator Model Near a Codimension Two Bifurcation Point”, ... Modelling of Natural ..., (2010)
  • AP ALDUSHIN;A BAYLISS;BJ MATKOWSKY, “Is there a transition to flaming in reverse smolder waves?”, Combustion and Flame, (2009)
  • JC Tzou, BJ Matkowsky, VA Volpert, “Interaction of Turing and Hopf modes in the superdiffusive Brusselator model”, Applied Mathematics Letters, (2009)
  • AA GOLOVIN, BJ MATKOWSKY, VA VOLPERT, “TURING PATTERN FORMATION IN THE BRUSSELATOR MODEL WITH SUPERDIFFUSION”, SIAM JOURNAL ON APPLIED MATHEMATICS, (2008)
  • Aldushin, A. P.; Bayliss, A.; Matkowsky, B. J., “On the mechanism of triggering the transition from smoldering to flaming.”, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, (2007)