# Stefano Silvestri

PhD Graduate Student, Department of Mathematical Sciences

## Education

B.A. Cum Laude with Distinction and M.A. from Boston University, January 2013

## Courses Taught / Teaching

* Primary Instructor : *M-118, M-119; MATH 16600; MATH 17100; MATH 22100; MATH 22200; MATH 23200.

* Teaching Assistant:* MATH 16500

## Research

Dynamical systems: complex dynamics, iterated function systems, fractal geometry, symbolic dynamics, ergodic theory.

* Advisor:* Rodrigo Perez.

## Publications & Professional Activities

5. Alibeik, M., Nezamuddin, O., Rubin, M., Wheeler, N., Silvestri, S., dos Santos, E. *Airgap-less electric motor: A solution for high-torque low-speed applications*. IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp.1-8 (2017).

4. Blanchard, P., Cuzzocreo, D., Devaney, R. L., Fitzgibbon, E., and Silvestri, S. *A Dynamical Invariant for Sierpinski Cardioid Julia Sets*. Fundamenta Mathematicae, **226**, pp.253-277 (2014).

3. Fitzgibbon, E. and Silvestri, S. *Rational Maps: Julia Sets of Accessible Mandelbrot Sets are not Homeomorphic*. To appear in Topology Proceedings.

2. Silvestri, S. *Non Homeomorphic Julia Sets of Singularly Perturbed Rational Maps*. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal, **13:10** (2014).

1. Bose, K., Cox, T., Silvestri, S., and Varin, P.* Invasion Front and Pattern Formation in a Model of Chemotaxis in One and Two Dimensions***.** SIAM Undergraduate Research Online, **6** (2013).

## Professional Affiliations

- President (2014-2015) of the AMS Chapter at IUPUI https://sites.google.com/view/ams-iupui
- Member of SIAM Chapter at IUPUI http://siam.math.iupui.edu/

## Honors, Awards and Grants

2019 - Best Student Presentation at the Postgraduate Conference in Complex Dynamics. https://sites.google.com/view/pccd19

2018 - *Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award* awarded by the IUPUI School of Science.

## Other

2017 - *Certificate in College Teaching* awarded by Center of Teaching & Learning, IUPUI.

* Website:* http://silvestristefano.github.io