Dave Smith

Assistant Professor of Science (Mathematics), Yale-NUS College

Curriculum Vitae

David Andrew Smith

A pdf copy is available upon request


Email dave.smith@yale-nus.edu.sg

Website www.dasmithmaths.net

Address Yale-NUS College, 16 College Ave W, #01-220, 138527 Singapore

Office RC3-02-02C, Cendana College


2007-2011 PhD (Mathematics) University of Reading, UK
Supervised by Dr Beatrice Pelloni
Supported by EPSRC studentship

2003-2007 MMath (Mathematics) University of York, UK
First class honours

2001-2003 A-level St Paul's School, London, UK
Mathematics (A), Further Mathematics (A), Physics (A)


2016-Present Assistant Professor of Science (Mathematics), Yale-NUS College
Research on linear and integrable nonlinear waves. Teaching upper division mathematics courses.

2015-2016 Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral), Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
Research on semiclassical limits of intergrable systems. Teaching Calculus and Boundary value problems.

2013-2015 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Research on controllability of KdV and semiclassical limits of intergrable systems. Teaching & coordinating Calculus & Precalculus.

2012-2013 Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Crete, Greece
Riemann-Hilbert problems and spectral theory of linear and integrable nonlinear initial and boundary value problems. Working in ACMAC with Professor Kamvissis. Funded under EU Seventh Framework Programme

2011-2012 Teaching fellow, University of Reading, UK
Lecturing Analysis to first and second year students, course development and course design.

2007-2011 Teaching assistant, University of Reading, UK
Leading problems classes for 12-20 students, marking and giving feedback on weekly problems to 1st year students, marking of coursework, holding lecture-size examples classes for 2nd year students, invigilation and amanuensis work.

2003-2006 Research assistant (summer internships), Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Data analysis in atmospheric monitoring lab, Deptartment of Geology.

2002-2011 Private tutor in mathematics
Private tuition in groups of 1-3 in mathematics at 13+, GCSE, AS, A2, further mathematics AS and A2, and first to final year undergraduate mathematics courses.

Summer school

16-19th July 2018 The Fokas transform method for linear evolution equations at Integrable systems in mathematics, condensed matter and statistical physics, ICTS Bengaluru, India.

Conferences & seminars

7th July 2018 12th AIMS conference on dynamical systems, differential equations and applications, Taipei, Taiwan.

12th June 2018 SIAM Conference on nonlinear waves and coherent structures, Anaheim, CA, USA.

5th February 2018 University of East Anglia Applied mathematics seminar, Norwich, UK.

29th January 2018 University of East Anglia Applied mathematics seminar, Norwich, UK.

13th December 2017 ICEduTech 2017, Sydney, Australia.

11th October 2017 University of Sydney applied mathematics seminar, Sydney, Australia.

20th July 2017 IMA / University of Minnesota Mathematical Physics Seminar, Minneapolis MN, USA.

15th May 2017 University of York Integrable Systems Seminar, York, UK.

11th May 2017 ICMS workshop: applied and computational complex analysis, Edinburgh, UK.

30th March 2017 The Tenth IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory, Athens, GA, USA.

22nd August 2016 Yale-NUS College Mathematics, Computer Science, & Statistics Seminar, Singapore.

25th June 2016 Nonlinear Waves: Theory and Applications, Beijing, China.

7th May 2016 77th Midwest PDE Seminar, Cincinnati OH, USA.

18th April 2016 University of Michigan Teaching Mathematics Seminar, Ann Arbor MI, USA.

8th April 2016 University of Michigan Applied & Interdiscipliniary Mathematics Seminar, Ann Arbor MI, USA.

13th August 2015 ICIAM 2015, Beijing, China.

2nd April 2015 9th IMACS Waves 9, Athens GA, USA.

28th February 2015 Ohio River Analysis Meeting 5, Cincinnati OH, USA.

17th February 2015 University of South Florida Mathematics Colloquium, Tampa FL, USA.

20th November 2014 Cincinnati Math Teaching Colloquium, Cincinnati OH, USA.

11th November 2014 Kentucky Analysis & PDE Seminar, Lexington KY, USA.

28th October 2014 University of Washington Mathematical Methods Seminar Series, e-seminar.

12th August 2014 SIAM Conference of Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Cambridge, UK.

3rd April 2014 Cincinnati Analysis & PDE seminar, Cincinnati OH, USA.

8th March 2014 Ohio River Analysis Meeting 4, Lexington KY, USA.

6th March 2014 Maryland PDE-Applied Math seminar, University of Maryland MD, USA.

26th October 2013 Ercolani's 60th Integrable Systems, Random Matrix Theory & Combinatorics, Tucson AZ, USA.

26th September 2013 Cincinnati Analysis & PDE seminar, Cincinnati OH, USA.

27th September 2012 Crete Applied and Numerical Analysis Seminar, Heraklion, Greece.

21st August 2012 Marchenko 2012: Spectral Theory and Differential Equations, Kharkov, Ukraine.

31st May 2012 ICMS workshop: Boundary value problems for linear elliptic and integrable PDEs: theory and computation, Edinburgh, UK.

27th February 2012 Reading Analysis seminar, Reading, UK.

7th April 2011 Young functional analysts' workshop 2011, York, UK.

23rd February 2011 York University pure mathematics seminar, York, UK.

12-14th January 2011 MAGIC postgraduate student conference 2011, Reading, UK. Presented and organised.

21st May 2010 Reading Friday afternoon seminar series, Reading, UK.

21st October 2009 Reading PhD seminar series, Reading, UK.


Available upon request.