Gregor Kovacic
Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Education:
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Applied Mathematics, 1990
Career Highlights:
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 1996
NSF CAREER Award, 1995
Director's Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1989
Preseren's Student Prize, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1985
Research Areas:
Applied mathematics of nonlinear optics and neuroscience.
Selected Publications:
J. A. Byrne, G. Kovacic, and I. R. Gabitov [2003]. Polarization switching of light interacting with a degenerate twolevel optical medium, Physica D 186, 6992.
R. V. Abramov, G. Kovacic, and A. J. Majda [2003]. Hamiltonian structure and statistically relevant conserved quantities for the truncated BurgersHopf equation, Commun. Pure Appl. Math. 56 (1), 146.
R. Camassa, G. Kovacic, and S.K. Tin [1998]. A Melnikov method for homoclinic orbits with many pulses, Arch. Rat. Mech. Anal. 143, 105193.
T. J. Kaper and G. Kovacic [1996]. Multibump orbits homoclinic to resonance bands, Trans. AMS 348, 38353887.
G. Kovacic [1995]. Singular perturbation theory for homoclinic orbits in a class of nearintegrable dissipative systems, SIAM J. Math. Anal. 26, 16111643.
G. Kovacic [1993]. Singular perturbation theory for homoclinic orbits in a class of nearintegrable Hamiltonian systems, J. Dynamics Diff. Eqns. 5, 559597.
Contact Information:
Gregor Kovacic
(518) 2766908
kovacg@rpi.edu
More Info:
http://www.rpi.edu/~kovacg/
