Mohammed Ziane

Professor of Mathematics
University of Southern California

Professor Ziane is the director of the Center of Teaching Mathematics to Engineering Students and a tenured full professor of mathematics at the University of Southern California (USC). 

Professor Ziane’s research interests include explorations of partial differential equations, geophysical dynamics, optimal control, perturbation theory, infinite dimensional dynamical systems, nonlinear dynamics, and Navier-Stokes Equations. He has over sixty publications in refereed journals. He graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris in 1990 and received a “Docotrat Es Sciences” from the University of Paris, Orsay in 1995.  Professor Ziane also obtained his PhD from Indiana University in 1997. After joining the Center for Turbulence Research at Stanford University, he moved to Texas as an assistant professor of mathematics and then relocated to Los Angeles as a professor of mathematics at the University of Southern California in 2001.

Professor Ziane’s research work has been supported by several NSF awards.  He also received the USC Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching award in 2006. He held several visiting positions in the USA, England, France, and Algeria. He has been an invited speaker at several universities in the USA, France, China, Germany, England, Italy, Algeria, Tunisia, UAE, etc.

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