About Gerry

Languages: English, German, Polish, Russian, Portuguese, French, Hebrew, Yiddish

Ph.D. (Mathematics) 1977, University of Toronto 
Thesis: Phase-Space Approach to Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

Ph.D. (Physics) 1970, University of Wisconsin - Madison 
Thesis: Application of Continuous-Moment Sum Rules 

B.Sc. (Mathematics) 1962, Case Institute of Technology 

Employment/Positions: 
1977-1998   Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Massachusetts (now Emeritus) 
Since 1998: Founder and Head, Signals & Waves 
Since 1999: Editor-in-Chief (with Anne Boutet de Monvel), Progress in Mathematical Physics Book Series 
2005-2012: Visiting Scholar, Center for Relativity, University of Texas, Austin
Since 2012 I've lived and worked in beautiful Portland, OR 

Research interests

  • Harmonic analysis, potential theory, PDE, wavelets
  • Real and complex geometry, Clifford analysis
  • Electromagnetics, optics, acoustics
  • Quantum physics, relativity, black holes, quantum gravity
  • Efficient representations of waves and information
  • Physics-based signal and image processing
  • Radar, remote sensing, communication theory

Membership in professional societies

  • American Mathematical Society
  • International Association of Mathematical Physics

Books published 


Conferences organized 

Selected journal and conference papers

Recent lectures (samples)

Short courses taught since 1994