James Glimm
Distinguished Professor
Visiting Leading Professor
Department Chair



Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics

SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY  11794-3600

Tel:  (631) 632-8355; Fax: (631) 632-8490

Email:  glimm@ams.sunysb.edu


Vita: (In Adobe PDF Click Here)


Professional Preparation

Columbia University, Engineering, BA, 1956

Columbia University, Mathematics, Ph.D. 1956-1959


1999-              Staff Member, Computational Science Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory

1989-               Distinguished Professor, SUNY at Stony Brook

1982-89           Professor, Courant Institute, New York University

1974-82           Professor, The Rockefeller University

1968-74           Professor, Courant Institute, New York University

1960-68           Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, MIT

1959-60           Temporary Member, Institute for Advanced Study

Prizes, Honors, and Fellowships:  National Medal of Science (2002); President, American Mathematical Society (2007-2009); Steele Prize for a paper of fundamental importance, AMS (1993); Member, National Academy of Sciences; Member, American Academy of Arts and Science; Dannie Heineman prize for Mathematical Physics (1980); New York Academy of Science Award in the Physical and Math Sciences (1979); National Science Foundation Fellowship 1959-1960; Guggenheim Fellowships 1963-1964, 1965-1966.


Selected Recent Publications:

1.Y. DENG, J. GLIMM, Y. WANG, M. EISENBERG, A. GROLLMAN, AND A. KOROBKA, “Prediction of Protein Binding to DNA in the Presence of Water-Mediated Hydrogen Bonds”, Journal of Molecular Modeling, 5 (1999), 125-133.

2.G. HAN, Y. DENG, J. GLIMM, G. MARTYNA, “Error and timing analysis of sympletic multiple timestep integration methods for molecular dynamics”, J. Computational Physics, In Press.

3.Y. DENG, J. GLIMM, J. DAVENPORT, X. CAI, E. SANTOS, “Performance Models on QCDOC for Molecular Dynamics with Coulomb Potentials”, International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 18 (2004), 183-198.

4.XUENA WANG, WEI ZHU, KITH PRADHAN, CHEN JI, YEMING MA, OLIVER SEMMES, JAMES GLIMM, “Feature Extraction in the Analysis of Proteomic Mass Spectra”, Proteomics 7 (2006), 2095-2100.

5.WEI ZHU, XUENA WANG, YEMING MA, MANLONG MA, JAMES GLIMM, JOHN KOVACH, “Detection of Cancer Specific Markers Amidst Massive Mass Spectral Data”, Proc. Nat. Aca. Sci. 100 (2003), 14666-14671.

6. B. CHENG, J. GLIMM AND D. H. SHARP, “A Three-Dimensional Renormalization Group Bubble Merger Model for Rayleigh-Taylor Mixing”.  Chaos 12 (2002), 267- 274.

7.J. GLIMM, H. JIN, M. LAFOREST, F. TANGERMAN, AND Y. ZHANG, “A Two Pressure Numerical Model of Two Fluid Mixing”, SIAM J. Multiscale Model. Sim. 1 (2003) 458-484.

8.E. GEORGE, J. GLIMM, X.L. LI, Y. H. LI AND X. F. LIU, “The Influence of Scale-Breaking Phenomena on Turbulent Mixing Rates”, Phys. Rev. E. 73 (2006) 016304, pp1-5.

9.J. GLIMM, J. GROVE, Y. KANG, T. LEE, X. LI, D. H. SHARP, Y. YU AND M. ZHAO, “Errors in Numerical Solutions of Spherically Symmetric Shock Physics Problems”, Contemporary Mathematics 371 (2005) 163-179.

10.J. GLIMM AND D. SHARP, “Prediction and the Quantification of Uncertainty”, Physica D 133 (1999), pp 152-170.