# About

## 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

I now live and work in beautiful Bend, OR

**Research interests**

- Quantum physics, relativity, black holes, quantum gravity
- Complex spacetime and relativistic coherent-state representations
- Real and complex differential geometry
- Clifford analysis
- Electrodynamics & optics

**Membership in professional societies**

- American Mathematical Society
- International Association of Mathematical Physics

**Books published**

, in the**A Friendly Guide to Wavelets**book series, 2011**Modern Birkhauser Classics**, Birkhauser-Boston (1994; sixth printing 1999)**A Friendly Guide to Wavelets**

**Reviews:**

*Proceedings of the IEEE*(PDF, 16 KB), December 1995.*Physics Uspekhi,*Russian Academy of Sciences,**40**(10) 1997*IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine,*April 1997*Notices of the Dutch Mathematical Society,*February 1997*The Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society,*January 1996*SIAM Review*(PDF, 292 KB), December 1995*Mathematical Reviews,*September 1995*International Mathematical News, Austrian Math. Soc.,*August 1995*Physics Today,*July 1995*Computing Reviews,*June 1995*Book of the Month,*Library of Science, January 1995

**Quantum Physics, Relativity, and Complex Spacetime: Towards a New Synthesis**

North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1990

Reviewed in *Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society*, January 1993

* Geometric Methods in Mathematical Physics,* G. Kaiser and J.E. Marsden (editors)

Lecture Notes in Mathematics #775, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1980

**Conferences organized**

- 3/79: NSF-CBMS Conference on Geometric Methods in Mathematical Physics
- Published as
**J.E. Marsden,**(SIAM, 1981)*Lectures on Geometric Methods in Mathematical Physics* - 6/90 (with M.B. Ruskai): NSF-CBMS Conference on Wavelets, University of Lowell
- Published as
**I. Daubechies,**(SIAM, 1992)*Ten Lectures on Wavelets*