## Percy Deift

Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D. 1976 (mathematical physics), Princeton; M.S. 1971 (physics), Rhodes (South Africa); M.S. 1970 (chemical engineering), B.S. 1967 (chemical engineering), Natal (Durban).

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Area of Interests: Spectral theory, inverse spectral theory, integrable systems, numerical linear algebra.

Office Address: 251 Mercer Street

New York, NY 10012

Phone: 212-998-3288

Fax: 212-995-4121

Personal Homepage: http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/deift/index.html

Publications:

Long-time asymptotics for the autocorrection function of the transverse Ising chain at the critical magnetic field. Singular limits and dispersive waves, with X. Zhou.*NATO ASI Series B Physics*, 320.1994.

A steepest descent method for oscillatory Reimann-Hilbert problem. Asymptotics for the MKdV equation, with X. Zhou.

*Annals of Math*, 137. 1993. 295-370.

Loop Groups, Discrete Versions of Some Classical Integrable Systems, and Rank 2 Extensions, with L. C. Li, and C. Tomei.

*Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society*, 100. 1992. 479.

The bidiagonal singular value decomposition and Hamiltonian mechanics, with J. Demmel, L. C. Li and C. Tomei.

*SIAM J. Numerical Analysis*, 28. 1991. 1463-1516.