Asymptotic Analysis

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The journal Asymptotic Analysis fulfills a twofold function. It aims at publishing original mathematical results in the asymptotic theory of problems affected by the presence of small or large parameters on the one hand, and at giving specific indications of their possible applications to different fields of natural sciences on the other hand. Asymptotic Analysis thus provides mathematicians with a concentrated source of newly acquired information which they may need in the analysis of asymptotic problems.

Founding Editor
L.S. Frank

Alain Bensoussan
School of Management
University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
City University of Hong Kong

c/o Chantal Delabarre, France

Editorial Board

H.D. Alber, Germany
G. Bal, USA
C. Bardos, France
L. Boccardo, Italy
A. Boettcher, Germany
H. Brezis, USA
J.Y. Chemin, France
M. Chipot, Switzerland
P.G. Ciarlet, Hong Kong
D. Cioranescu, France
J.-M. Coron, France
G. Dal Maso, Italy
P. Donato, France
J. Frehse, Germany
M. Freidlin, USA
A. Friedman, USA
M. Fukasawa, Japan
J. Garnier, France
D. Gerard-Varet, France
F. Golse, France
M. Grasselli, Italy

D. Huet, France
D.S. Kinderlehrer, USA
A. Komech, Russia
I. Kukavica, USA
D. Lannes, France
H. Le Dret, France
G. Lebeau, France
T.T. Li, China
N.J. Mauser, Austria
H. Nagai, Japan
G.C. Papanicolaou, USA
V. Pata, Italy
T. Paul, France
M. Petcu, France
V. Petkov, France
O. Pironneau, France
R. Racke, Germany
A. Raoult, France
L. Ridway-Scott, USA
D. Robert, France
B. Rozovsky, USA
L. Ryzhik, USA
D. Serre, France
R. Temam, USA
E.S. Titi, USA
G. Uhlmann, USA
S. Ulbrich, Germany
L. Veron, France
M. Vogelius, USA
X. Wang, USA
D. Wirosoetisno, United Kingdom
R. Wong, Hong Kong
S. Zelik, United Kingdom
M. Ziane, USA
E. Zuazua, Spain


Submit to one of the Editorial Board members listed below (click on the name for the email address).

The topic of your paper should correspond with the area of expertise of the board member.


A. Bensoussan
School of Management
University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Board member


Area(s) of expertise

H.D. Alber

Technische Universitat Darmstadt

  • Homogenization and phase transformations in problems of continuum mechanics
  • Viscoelasticity
  • Scattering theory
  • Hyperbolic conservation laws

G. Bal

Columbia University

  • Asymptotic problems for equations with random coefficients
  • Wave propagation in random media
  • Inverse problems and medical and geophysical Imaging

C. Bardos

Université Paris VII

  • Kinetic equations (Boltzmann) and relations with macroscopic models (Navier-Stokes, Euler...)
  • High frequency Analysis, Scattering, Control and Stabilisation of distributed systems
  • Turbulence and Control of fluids by boundaries
  • Integrable Systems
  • Lax Levermore dispersive limits
  • KdV
  • NLS
  • Applications to Physics

A. Bensoussan

University of Texas at Dallas

  • Stochastic Control
  • Variational and Quasi Variational Inequlities
  • Optimization
  • Estimation and Filtering

L. Boccardo

Univ. di Roma I

  • Elliptic and Parabolic PDE
  • Homogenizations
  • Calculus of Variations

A. Boettcher

TU Chemnitz

  • Matrix theory
  • Integral equations
  • Functional Analysis
  • Operator Theory

H. Brezis

Rutgers University

  • Elliptic and Parabolic nonlinear partial differential equations
  • Ginzburg-Landau models

J.Y. Chemin

Université Paris VI

  • Euler and Navier-Stokes systems
  • Fast rotating fluids
  • Non linear wave equations
  • Pseudo-differential operators
  • Harmonic Analysis

M. Chipot

University of Zurich

  • Elliptic and Parabolic PDE's
  • Calculus of Variations
  • Free Boundary Problems
  • Numerical Analysis of Microstructures

P.G. Ciarlet

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

  • Asymptotic analysis of plate and shell equations
  • Partial differential equations of linear and nonlinear elasticity
  • Applications of differential geometry

D. Cioranescu

Université Paris VI

  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Asymptotic methods

J.M. Coron

Université Pierre et Marie Curie

  • Control theory
  • Calculus of Variations

G. Dal Maso


  • Homogenization problems
  • Variational convergences
  • Free discontinuity problems

P. Donato

Université de Rouen

  • Homogenization of variational PDE:
  • Periodic homogenization
  • Perforated domains
  • Applications to the Control of Distributed Systems

J. Frehse

University of Bonn

  • Systems of Partial Differential Equations
  • Mixtures

M. Freidlin

University of Maryland

  • Asymptotic problems for stochastic processes and related differential equations

A. Friedman

Mathematical Biosciences Institute

  • Elliptic differential equations
  • Parabolic differential equations
  • Free boundary problems
  • Asymptotic behaviour
  • Phase change
  • Applications to engineering, physics and biology

M. Fukasawa

Graduate School of Engineering Science Osaka University

  • Stochastic Analysis
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Mathematical Statistics

J. Garnier

Université Paris VII

  • wave propagation in random media
  • inverse problems and imaging
  • stochastic and multiscale analysis

D. Gerard-Varet

Université Paris VII

  • Partial Differential Equations
  • homogenization
  • boundary layers
  • hydrodynamic instabilities

F. Golse

Ecole Polytechnique

  • Kinetic Models
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Macroscopic Limit of Microscopic Models
  • Homogenization

M. Grasselli

Politecnico di Milano

  • nonlinear evolution equations
  • dissipative dynamical systems

D. Huet

Université de Lorraine

  • Functional Analysis
  • Operator Theory
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Singular Perturbations

D.S. Kinderlehrer

Carnegie Mellon University

  • Elliptic and parabolic PDE
  • Calculus of variations
  • Mass transport theory
  • Applications to materials science

A. Komech

Moscow State University

  • Attractors and soliton asymptotics of nonlinear hyperbolic PDE's
  • Statistical theory of nonlinear hyperbolic PDE's

I. Kukavica

University of Southern California

  • Navier-Stokes and Euler equations
  •   dissipative evolution equations
  •   long time behavior
  •   unique continuation
  •   problems involving free-moving boundary

D. Lannes

Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux, Université de Bordeaux et CNRS

  • Nonlinear PDEs
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Microlocal analysis

H. Le Dret

Université Pierre et Marie Curie

  • Rod, plate and shell theories in linear and nonlinear elasticity
  • Calculus of variations

G. Lebeau

Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis

  • Microlocal analysis, Control theory for PDE's, dispersive non linear equations

T.-T. Li

Fudan University
People’s Republic of China

  • Applied Partial Differential Equations
  • Nonlinear Hyperbolic Equations and Systems with Applications
  • Controllability and observability of hyperbolic partial differential equations

N.J. Mauser

University of Vienna

  • Time dependent PDE's
  • Kinetic PDE's
  • Quantum Transport equations
  • Nonlinear Schroedinger Equations
  • Dirac equation
  • Pauli Equation
  • Semiclassical limits
  • nonrelativistic limits
  • mean field limits
  • long time asymptotics relativistic quantum mechanics
  • Semiconductor modeling

H. Nagai

Osaka University

  • Asymptotic Analysis in stochastic control, filtering theory and related problems applied to mathematical finance

G. Papanicolaou

Stanford University

  • Wave propagation
  • stochastics
  • hybrid computational method

V. Pata

Politecnico di Milano

  • Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems
  • Evolution Equations
  • Equations with Memory

T. Paul

Ecole polytechnique

  • PDE
  • Semi classical  Analysis
  • Mathematical Physics

M. Petcu

University of Poitiers
  • Partial differential equations
  • geophysical fluid dynamics
  • numerical analysis

V. Petkov

Université de Bordeaux I

  • Spectral theory
  • Scattering theory
  • Inverse problems
  • Hyperbolic Equations

O. Pironneau

Laboratoire Jacques Louis Lions

  • Numerical methods, Optimization, Optimal Control, Optimal Shape Design
  • Scientific Computing for PDE
  • Electromagnetics, Fluid Mechanics, Option Pricing

R. Racke

Universitat Konstanz

  • Linear and non linear wave equations
  • Time asymptotic behavior
  • Hyperbolic-parabolic coupled systems, in particular: thermoelastic systems

A. Raoult

Université René Descartes

  • Asymptotic Analysis
  • Variational Methods
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Life Sciences
  • Networks

L. Ridway-Scott

University of Chicago

  • biophysics,
  • parallel computing and fundamental computational aspects of structural mechanics,
  • fluid dynamics, nuclear engineering, and computational chemistry.
  • This includes boundary element, finite difference, finite element and spectral techniques for solving partial differential equations.

D. Robert

University de Nantes

  • Spectral analysis of PDE, discrete spectrum, continuous spectrum, scattering theory
  • microlocal analysis: pseudifferential and Fourier integral operators, coherent states
  • Semi-classical analysis of Schrödinger equations
  • Correspondence principle for the quantum and classical dynamics
  • Long time behavior and chaos

B. Rozovsky

Brown University

  • asymptotic methods for stochastic differential equations and stochastic partial differential equations

L. Ryzhik

Stanford University

  • Analysis and applied mathematics.
  • More precisely: applications of mathematical methods to physically interesting systems, applied analysis and partial differential equations,stochastic analysis: wave propagation in random medium, reaction-diffusion equations, models of combustion.

D. Serre

École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

  • Systems with Conservation Laws
  • Gas Dynamics
  • Phase Transitions
  • Euler Equations

R. Temam

Indiana University Bloomington

  • Nonlinear elliptic equations
  • Dissipative evolution equations
  • Navier-Stokes equations
  • Dynamical systems, Attractors, and Inertial manifolds
  • Equations of the atmosphere and the ocean
  • Singular perturbations

E.S. Titi

University of California - Irvine and Weizmann Institute of Science

  • Nonlinear partial differential equations
  • Navier-Stokes and Euler equations
  • Geophysical models
  • Turbulence
  • Infinite dimensional dynamical systems and their reductions

G. Uhlmann

University of Washington

  • inverse problems and imaging
  • microlocal analysis
  • partial differential equations
  • scattering theory and mathematical physics

S. Ulbrich

Universtat Darmstadt

  • Optimization
  • Optimal Control of PDEs
  • Optimal Shape Design

L. Veron

Université François-Rabelais

  • Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications

M. Vogelius

Rutgers University

  • Inverse Problems
  • Effective/Composite Materials
  • Homogenization

X. Wang

Florida State University

  • boundary layer, initial layer, and long time behavior for continuous and discrete systems

D. Wirosoetisno

University of Durham
United Kingdom

  • geophysical fluid dynamics
  • averaging and singular perturbations
  • numerical analysis

R. Wong

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

  • Asymptotic analysis
  • Perturbation methods
  • Special functions and orthogonal polynomials
  • Integral transforms

S. Zelik

University of Surrey
United Kingdom

  • "Dissipative PDEs, infinite-dimensional dynamical systems and attractors"
M. Ziane University of Southern California
  • Dissipative evolution equations
  • Navier-Stokes equations
  • Dynamical systems, Attractors, and Inertial manifolds Equations of the atmosphere
  • and the ocean Singular perturbations asymptotic methods for stochastic differential equations
  • and stochastic partial differential equations

E. Zuazua

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

  • Control and stabilisation of Partial Differential Equations
  • Wave equations: Asymptotic behavior
  • Numerical methods for wave propagatio


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