Professor Jerry L. Bona
Professor of Mathematics and Chairman
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60607
Jerry Bona (Ph.D., Harvard University) spent two years at the Fluid Mechanics Research Institute at the University of Essex before joining the Mathematics Department at the University of Chicago. He later moved to Penn State where he helped set up one of the few working fluid mechanics laboratories, sited in a mathematics department in North America. He moved again, to the University of Texas at Austin to help start an interdisciplinary program in computational and applied mathematics there. Recently, he moved to become Chairman of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research has been in fluid mechanics, differential equations, numerical analysis, coastal engineering, economic theory and functional analysis.
Solitons and Other Long-Wave Phenomena
Stability and Singularities in Nonlinear Wave Equations.
Optimal Monetary Injections
Near-Shore Zone Wave Motion and the Formation of Sand Bars