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Irina Mitrea

Irina Mitrea

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  • Temple University
  • Status: Faculty
  • Department: Math,
  • Will Mentor: Doctoral students, Pre-doctoral students

Areas of Expertise

Pure Mathematics,

Research Interests

Harmonic Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Geometric Measure Theory


Irina Mitrea is a L.H. Carnell Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Temple University whose expertise lies at the interface between the areas of Harmonic Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Geometric Measure Theory. Mitreas research focuses on the study of elliptic boundary problems in domains with irregular boundaries. Her publication record includes over fifty research articles and three research monographs published in the editorial houses of SpringerVerlag, Birkhauser, and DeGruyter.

Throughout her career Mitreas scientific work has received a number of national recognitions such as the selection as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, and as a Fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics, a Simons Foundation Fellowship, a Von Neumann Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and the Ruth Michler Memorial Prize from the Association for Women in Mathematics.

Mitrea held elected positions on the American Mathematical Society Council in 2017-2020 and on the Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics in 2010-2014. She served on the Education Board of the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics at Brown University during 2010-2016 and on the American Mathematical Society Mathematics Research Communities Advisory Board during 2014 to 2017.

Over the years Mitrea created, organized, and run a number of nationally visible mathematical outreach activities involving graduate, undergraduate, high school, and middle school students. Collectively these activities involved over 3000 students. A significant portion of these efforts were specifically designed to benefit women and minority groups in mathematics.