Paul Schmidt
Professor

Research Areas - Analysis - Applied Mathematics - Differential Equations

Office: 235 Parker Hall

Address:
221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849-5310

Phone: (334) 844-6579
Fax: (334) 844-6555
E-Mail: schmipg@auburn.edu

Education

Ph.D., Aachen University of Technology, Germany 1987
M.Sc., Aachen University of Technology, Germany 1983
B.Sc., Aachen University of Technology, Germany 1979


Professional Employment

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2006 - present
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 1994 - 2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Auburn University 1988 - 1991
Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) and Assistant Professor at Auburn University 1988 - 1989
Scientific Staff Asgistant (Wisscnschaftlichcr Angcstcllter), Aachen University of Technology, Germany 1983 - 1988


Honors and Awards

Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the AMS Spring Western Sectional Meeting, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, 04/13-- 14/2013; award amount: $ 500 April 2013
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the Ninth AlMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, Florida, 07/01- 05/2012; award amount: $500 (I could not utilize this award, since I was unable to travel, due to health issues.) April 2012
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty 'Travel Fund, to visit the University of Bari, Italy, during May and June 2010, and to attend the Eighth AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equatious and Applications, Dresden, Germany, 05/25-28/ 2010; award amount:$ 500 April 2010
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the Ninth AlMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, Florida, 07/01- 05/2012; award amount: $500 (I could not utilize this award, since I was unable to travel, due to health issues.) March 2010
Grant from the Centro lnternacional de Encuentros Matemat.ico.'l, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain, for delivering the short course Mathematical Analysis of PDE Systems in Coupled Problems at the i-MATH School on Coupled PDEs in Multi-physics and Industrial Applications, Castro Urdiales, Spain, 06/14-25/2010; award amount: EURO 1,020 ($ 1,252) plus full travel expenses June 2010
Grant-in-aid from the COSAM Associate Dean for Research, to visit the University of Bari, Italy, 03/12-24/2009; award amount: $500 January 2009
Grant-in-aid from the COSAM Associate Dean for Research, to attend the Fifth World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts, Orlando, Florida, 07/02 -09/2008, and the Conference on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, University of Iowa,07/25-27/2008; award amount: $500 March 2008
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the Fifth World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts, Orlando, Florida, 07/02-09/2008, and the Conference on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, University of Iowa, 07/25-27/2008; award amount: $ 500 March 2008
Grant- in-aid from the COSAM Associate Dean for Research, to attend the Fifth World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts, Orlando, Florida, 07/02 09/2008, and the Conference on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, University of Iowa, 07/25-27 2008; award amount $500 January 2008
Grant-in-aid from the COSAM Associate Dean for Research, to attend the Sixth International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2007), Zurich, Switzerland, 07/lG-20/2007; award amount: $ 500 March 2007
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the Sixth International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2007), Zurich, Switzerland, 07/16-20/2007; award amount: $500 March 2007
Grant-in-aid from the COSAM Associate Dean for Research, to attend the Sixth AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, University of Poitiers, France, 06/25-28/2006; award amount: $500 March 2006
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the Sixth AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, University of Poitiers, France, 06/25-28/2006; award amount: $500 March 2006
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the First International Conference on Recent Advances in Bifurcation Theory and Applications of Dynamical Systems, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, P.R. China, 06/08·-12/2005; award amount: $ 500 March 2005
Grant-in-aid from the COSAM Associate Dean for Research, to attend the First Inter­ national Conference on Recent Advances in Bifurcation Theory and Applications of Dynamical Systems, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, P.R. China, 06/08-12/2005; award amount: $500 March 2005
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the First International Conference on Recent Advances in Bifurcation Theory and Applications of Dynamical Systems, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, P.R. China, 06/08·-12/2005; award amount: $500 March 2005
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel, to attend the Fifth AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Pomona, California, 06/16·19/2004, and the Fourth World Congress Nonlinear Analysts, Orlando, Florida, 05/30-07/07/2004; award amount: $500 May 2004
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fumd, to attend the Fifth AIMS In­ ternational Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Pomona, California, 06/16·19/2004, and the Fourth World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts, Orlando, Florida, 05/30-07/07/2004; award amount: $500 March 2004
Grant-in-aid from the COS AM Associate Dean for Research, in support of a visit (as a guest scientist) at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, 06/06-Q7/19/2003; award amount: $ 500 May 2003
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the 2002 SIAM Annual Meeting (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 07/08--12/2002; award amount: $500 March 2002
Equipment grant from the COSAM PRISM program ("Promoting Research in Sciences and Mathematics") for the purchase of an interdepartmental parallel super­ computing facility (jointly with J.D. Perez, PI, Yu Lin, M.L. McKee, A.J. Meir, M.S. Pindzola, and F. Robicheaux, Co-Pis); Title of project: Computational Science; Period of funding: 10/2001-09/2002; award amount: $100,000 April 2001
Grant-in-aid from the Innovationskolleg "\ifagnetofluiddynamik, Technische Univer­sitiit Dresden, Germany, in support of a visit (as a guest scientist) at the Forschungs­ zentrum Rossendorf, 05/24-07/15/2000; award amount: DM 5,613 ($2,731) June 2000
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the Third World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts, University of Catania, Sicily, 07/19-26/2000;award amount: $ 1,000 May 2000
Professional Improvement Leave (with pay) for studies at the Universidad Com­ plutense de Madrid, Spain, and at the Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Dresden, Ger­ many, 12/16/1999 - 06/15/2000; replacement funding provided by Provost's office: $10,000 February 1999
Grant from the National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences,Analysis Program, in support of the Eighteenth Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Con­ ference on Differential Equations, Auburn University, 10/16--17/1998 (jointly with A..J. Meir); award amount: $6,550 (sec also IV.B.8.16) October 1998
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the 1998 SIAM Annual Meeting (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics), University of Toronto, Canada, 07/13-17/1998; award amount: $500 April 1998
Research grant from the National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sci­ ences, Applied Mathematics Program (jointly with A.J. Meir); Title of project: Vis­ cous incompressible magnetohydrodynamics, Analysis and numerical approximation; Period of funding: 07/1996-06/1999; award amount: $120,964 (see also IV.B.8.18) July 1996
Research grant from the National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences, Applied Mathematics Program (jointly with A.J. Meir); Title of project: Vis­ cousincompressible magnetohydrodynamics, Analysis and numerical approximation; Period of funding: 07/1994-06/1996; award amount: $43,470 (see also IV.B.8.19) June 1994
Travel grant from the COSAM Faculty Travel Fund, to attend the First World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts, Tampa, Florida, 08/19-26/1992; award amount: $500 August 1992
Equipment grant from the Auburn University Research Grant-in-Aid Program; Title of project: Mathematical analysis of climate models; Period of funding: 06/1990 05/1991; award amount: $8,057 May 1990
Travel grant from the Auburn University Discretionary Research Grant Program, to attend the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Orlando, Florida, 05/07-11/1990; award amount: $500 April 1990
Postdoctoral research fellowHhip from the German Science Foundation (Deutsche For­ schungsgemeinschaft, German equivalent of the National Science Foundation); Title of project: Reaction-diffusion systems related to a diagnostic climate model, Global existence, asymptotic behavior, and structural analysis; Period of funding: 09/1988- 08/1989; award amount: DM 39,063 ($ 20,845) January 1988
Wilhelm Borchers Medal, Aachen University of Technology (awarded in recognition of an outstanding Ph.D. the HiH) September 1987
Springorum Medal, Aachen University of Technology (awarded in recognition of an outstanding Master's thesis) November 1983


Research and Teaching Interests

Applied Mathematics, Analysis, and Numerical Analysis: Differential Equations; Nonlinear Analysis; Applied Mathematics



Selected Publications

  1. J.I.  Dfaz,  M. Lazzo,  and  P.G.  Schmidt,   Asymptotic   behavior  of large  radial  solutions  of a polyharmouic equation  with superlinear growth  (submitted)
  2. M. Lazzo and  P.G. Schmidt,  Convergence  versus periodicity  in a single-loop positive-feedback system,  1. Convergence  to equilibrium,   Discrete  and Continuo·us  Dynamical  Systems, Suppl. Vol. 2011, pp. 931-940  (refereed  journal)
  3. M. Lazzo and  P.G. Schmidt,  Convergence  versus periodicity in a single-loop positive-feedback system,  2. Periodic  solutions,   Discrete and Continuo·us Dynamical  Systems, Suppl.  Vol. 2011, pp.  941-952  (refereed  journal)
  4. M. Lazzo and  P.G. Schmidt,  Periodic  solutions  and  invariant  manifolds for an even-order  dif­ ferential  equation   with  power nonlinearity,  Journal  of Dynamics  and  Differential  Equations, Vol. 23 (2011), pp.  141-166  (refereed  journal)
  5. M. Lazzo and  P.G. Schmidt,  Oscillatory  radial solutions  for subcritical biharmonic  equations, Journal  of Differential  Equations, Vol. 247 (2009), pp. 1479-1504  (refereed journal)


Last updated: 08/12/2015