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Stanley Snelson

Assistant Professor | Mathematics and Systems Engineering

Contact Information
Frederick C. Crawford Bldg, 315

Educational Background

PhD, Mathematics, New York University, 2014

MS, Mathematics, New York University, 2011

BS, Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, 2009

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology, 2017--present

L. E. Dickson Instructor, University of Chicago, 2014--2017

Current Courses

Fall 2023: Introductory Analysis (MTH 4101), Differential Equations/Linear Algebra (MTH 2201/2202)

Selected Publications

Solutions to the non-cutoff Boltzmann equation uniformly near a Maxwellian (with L. Silvestre), Mathematics in Engineering, 2023.

Non-existence of some approximately self-similar singularities for the Landau, Vlasov-Poisson-Landau, and Boltzmann equations (with J. Bedrossian and M. Gualdani), Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, 2022.

Local solutions of the Landau equation with rough, slowly decaying initial data (with C. Henderson and A. Tarfulea), Annales de l'Institute Henri Poincaré (C) Analyse Non Linéaire, 2020.

Gaussian bounds for the inhomogeneous Landau equation with hard potentials, SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis, 2020.

C smoothing for weak solutions of the inhomogeneous Landau equation (with C. Henderson), Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 2020.

Asymptotic stability for odd perturbations of the the stationary kink in the variable-speed φ4 model, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, 2018.

Linear stability of the Skyrmion (with M. Creek, R. Donninger, and W. Schlag), International Mathematics Research Notices, 2017.

See my website for a complete publication list.

Recognition & Awards

National Science Foundation LEAPS-MPS Grant, 2022

Simons Foundation Collaboration Grant, 2021

ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, 2019

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