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Pavel Grinfeld

Pavel Grinfeld, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Office: Korman Center 271
Phone: 215.895.1291

Additional Sites:


  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Research Interests:

  • Application of the Differential Calculus of moving surfaces and Variational Calculus, with heavy emphasis on computation, to problems in Bioengineering, low temperature Physics, Quantum Mechanics and Elasticity


Pavel Grinfeld received his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the MIT in 2003. He spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow at the MIT Department of Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences performing research in the Earth inner core dynamics and planetary dynamics. He joined the Department of Mathematics at Drexel University in 2005.