Michael Mudi Tom
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, August 1990.
Major area of research interest: Analysis of nonlinear partial differential
equations of mathematical physics.
Positions Held:

Professor, Louisiana State University, August 2004present.

Associate Professor, Louisiana State University, August 19982004.

Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, June 1994 Aug 1998.

Lecturer I, University of Jos, Nigeria, March 1992 May 1994.

Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, June 1991  Dec 1991.
Selected Publications:

Contemporary Mathematics, 221, Applied Analysis, American Mathematical
Society, Edited (with J R. Dorroh, G.R. Goldstein, J. A. Goldstein) Proceedings
of a Conference on Applied Analysis, April 1921, 1996, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Smoothing properties of some weak solutions of the BenjaminOno Equation.
Differential & Integral Equations, 3, 683694, (1990).

A model system for strong interaction between internal solitary waves (with
Jerry L. Bona, Gustavo Ponce, and JeanClaude Saut). Communications in
Mathematical Physics, 143, 287313, (1992).

Existence of global solutions for nonlinear dispersive equations. Nonlinear
Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, 20, 175189, (1993).

Smoothing of a Class of Fifth Order Model Evolution Equation. Differential
& Integral Equations, 9, 4558 (1996). (Abstract
) ( .dvi
file ) (
.ps file )

On a Generalized KodamtsevPetviashvili Equation. Contemporary Mathematics,
American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI (1996), 193210.

Remarks on global solutions of some generalizations of the KP equations.
SIAM Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Mathematics
and Numerical Aspects of Wave Propagation, (1998), 220224.

Regularized Long WaveKP Models. AMS/IP Studies in Advanced Mathematics.
16, (2000), 393405.

Some Generalizations of the KadomtsevPetviashvili equations. Journal of
Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 243, 6484, (2000).
 The Cauchy problem and stability of solitarywave solutions
for RLWKPtype equations (with Jerry L. Bona and Yue Liu).
Journal of Differential equations, 185, 437482, (2002).
 Blowup and instability of a regularized long waveKP equation
(with Yue Liu). Differential and Integral Equations, 16(9), 11311152,
(2003).
 Comparison of KP and BBMKP models (with Gideon P. Daspan).
International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, Volume
2007, Article ID 37274, 20 pages
doi:10.1155/2007/37274.
Class Materials:
Math 2065 textbook available here.
Address:
Michael M. Tom, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University,
Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Phone: (225) 5781613 (office), (225) 6734797 (home)
Fax: (225) 5784276 email: tom@math.lsu.edu