Mayboroda receives Sloan Fellowship


Photo of Svitlana MayborodaPurdue mathematics assistant professor Svitlana Mayboroda has been awarded a 2010 Sloan Research Fellowship. The Sloan Research Fellowships were established in 1955 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to provide support and recognition to young scientists who are regular (tenure track) faculty members of a college or university in the U.S. or Canada. The $50,000 fellowship is awarded for a two-year period.

Mayboroda earned her Ph.D. at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2005. Prior to joining the Purdue mathematics faculty in August 2008, she held visiting faculty appointments at the Australian National University, Ohio State University, and Brown University. Mayboroda's research interests lie at the interface of harmonic analysis and partial differential equations. More specifically, her work is centered around elliptic boundary value problems with particular emphasis on the setting of domains in Euclidean spaces whose boundaries are nonsmooth. This is an area of analysis with a long and rich history and in which many fundamental questions remain wide open.