Stefan Steinerberger

I am an Assistant Professor in the Math Department at the University of Washington, Seattle.
I can be reached via [first 8 letters of last name]

My main field of research is Analysis. I like questions combining PDEs, Spectral Theory, Harmonic Analysis
and all sorts of applications. My research is supported by NSF DMS-1763179 and the Sloan Foundation.
curriculum vitae

Some Open Problems


Some Slides  

The Hot Spots Conjecture on Graphs (2020)
Optimal Transport and Point Distributions on Manifolds (2020)
Optimal Transport and Point Distributions on the Torus (2020)
Solving Linear Systems of Equations via Random Kaczmarz/Stochastic Gradient Descent (2020)
Interpolation Inequalities for the Wasserstein Distance and Applications (2020)
Nodal Sets of Eigenfunctions: Progress via Optimal Transport (2020)
Designs on Graphs (2020)
Dimension Reduction via t-SNE: Theory and Challenges (2020)
Dynamics of Roots of Polynomials (2019)
Nonlinear Phase Unwinding of Functions (2019)
Tax Mechanisms and Gradient Flows (2019)
Parabolic Techniques for Elliptic Problems (2017)
New Interactions between Analysis and Number Theory (2017)

Travel/Events 2020  

Toronto (Jan. 13-14)
U Minnesota (Jan. 21-22)
Columbia (Feb. 18)
Localization of Waves Annual Meeting, Simons Foundation (Feb. 20-21)
Spectral Geometry in the Clouds (June 22)
Corona Seminar: Inequalities on Function Spaces of Smooth Functions (July 9)
Applied Math Seminar, UC Berkeley (Aug 26)
2nd Mid-Atlantic Analysis Seminar (Sep 4)
Number Theory Seminar, Rutgers (Sep 15)
Analysis Seminar, Northwestern (Sep 21)
Point Distribution Webinar (Sep 30 and Oct 1)
Joint UCLA/Caltech Analysis Seminar (Oct 6)
Colloquium, Syracuse (Oct 16)
Math Seminar, IIT Delhi (Oct 27)
Seminar, Fernuni Hagen (Nov 10)
Rainwater Seminar, UW (Nov 10)
Analysis Seminar, Erlangen (Jan 13)
Probability Seminar, UW (Jan 25)
Pacific Inderdisciplinary Hub on Optimal Transport (Jan 30)
Uniform Distribution Theory, JKU Linz (Feb 22-26)
Trends in Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation: Theory and Applications, Erlangen (Mar 2-3)
33th Brazilian Mathematical Colloquium, (Aug 2-6)