Behzad Djafari Rouhani

University of Texas at El Paso, USA


Djafari Rouhani Behzad was born on August 2, 1954, Tehran, Iran. He works as an Associate Professor of mathematics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, Tex, USA. Behzad obtained many degrees such as Baccalauréat degree at Lycée Franco-Iranien de Téhéran (1971), D.U.E.S. (Math-Physics) and Maîtrise de Mathématiques degrees from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, from 1973 to 1975, and a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1981. His main fields of interest include analysis, functional analysis, and mainly nonlinear functional analysis. Behzad received scholarships from the French government and the Japanese government in 1971–1977 and 1985–1987, respectively, a fellowship from Yale University in 1977–1981, a travel grant for senior mathematicians to participate in ICM-2002 from the International Mathematical Union (IMU) in 2002, and a travel grant to participate in ICM-2010 from the American Mathematical Society (funded by NSF) in August 2010. He participated in various workshops and conferences including Conference on Ergodic Theory, State University of New York, Albany, NY, USA (1979), the 11th International Congress of Mathematical Physics, IHP, Paris (1994), the 7th International Conference on Nonlinear Functional Analysis and Applications, Masan, Kyungnam, Republic of Korea (2001), and the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM-2010), Hyderabad, India (2010).

Biography Updated on 14 October 2010

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