Peter G. Binev



Education
Ph.D.  Mathematics  Sofia University, Bulgaria  1985 
M.S.  Mathematics  Sofia University, Bulgaria  1980 
Experience
2017 – Present  Professor  Department of Mathematics, University of South Carolina 
2007 – 2016  Associate Professor  Department of Mathematics, University of South Carolina 
2000 – 2007  Research Associate Professor  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
1993 – 2006  Associate Professor  Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Univ. of Sofia, Bulgaria 
1991 – 1992  Research Fellow  Department of Mathematics, University of Duisburg 
1984 – 1993  Assistant Professor  Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Univ. of Sofia, Bulgaria 
Research
Research Interests
Adaptive Numerical Methods for PDEs, Nonlinear Approximation Theory, NanoScale Imaging and Data Processing, Uncertainty Quantification and Parameter Estimation, Learning Theory, Multiresolution and Subdivision Methods, Image and Surface Processing.
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Teaching Activities
Current Courses
 MATH 241  Vector Calculus
Previous Courses
 Math 122  Calculus for Business Administration and Social Sciences
 Math 141  Calculus I
 Math 142  Calculus II
 Math 174  Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
 Math 241  Vector Calculus
 Math 242  Elementary Differential Equations
 Math 522  Wavelets
 Math 526  Numerical Linear Algebra
 Math 527 / CSCE 561  Numerical Analysis
 Math 544  Linear Algebra
 Math 574  Discrete Mathematics I
 Math 708  Foundations of Computational Mathematics I
 Math 709  Foundations of Computational Mathematics II
 Math 720  Applied Mathematics I
 Math 721  Applied Mathematics II
 Math 723  Differential Equations I
 Math 724  Differential Equations II
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Honors and Other Special Scientific Recognition
*Contact Organizer of BIRS workshops 14w5048 (Banff, 2014) and 17w5055 (Oaxaca, 2017)
*Seeding grant by National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, 20112013
*Member, Special Bulgarian Awarding Committee in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, 19982004
*Member, Ruling Body of the Scientific Fund of the University of Sofia, 19972003
*Founder and Head of the Master Class in Computer Graphics at the University of Sofia, 19962003
*Member, Scientific Committee in Mathematics and Mechanics, Bulgarian National Science Fund, 19981999
*Fellowship from a TEMPUS program, University of Greenwich, UK, Fall 1997
*Rector’s Award for the Best Young Scientist of the Year, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 1989
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5 Selected Publications
*P. Binev, W. Dahmen, and R. DeVore, Adaptive Finite Element Methods with Convergence Rates , Numer. Math. 97 (2004), 219268.
*P. Binev, A. Cohen, W. Dahmen, R. DeVore, G. Petrova, and P. Wojtaszczyk, Convergence Rates for Greedy Algorithms in Reduced Basis Methods, SIAM J. Math. Anal., 43 (2011),1457–1472.
*A.B. Yankovich, B. Berkels, W. Dahmen, P. Binev, S.I. Sanchez, S.A. Bradley, Ao Li, I. Szlufarska, and P.M. Voyles, Picometreprecision analysis of scanning transmission electron microscopy images of platinum nanocatalysts, Nature Communications 5 (2014), Article number: 4155.
*P. Binev, A. Cohen, W. Dahmen, and R. DeVore, Classification Algorithms using Adaptive Partitioning, Annals of Statistics 42 (2014), 21412163.
*P. Binev, W. Dahmen, R. DeVore, P. Lamby, D. Savu, and R. Sharpley, Compressed Sensing and Electron Microscopy, chapter in “Modeling Nanoscale Imaging in Electron Microscopy”, T. Vogt, W. Dahmen, P. Binev (eds), Nanostructure Science and Technology, Springer, 2012, 73126.
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IMI Preprints and Seminars
Go to the list of 13 preprints and 5 seminars by Peter G. Binev.BACK TO TOP