Ilie D. Ugarcovici
Office: 541 Schmitt Academic Center
Winter 2014 teaching (Check the DePaul D2L site for more info):
Calculus II with Scientific Applications
Research Interests: Dynamical Systems, Smooth Ergodic Theory, Population Dynamics
Research work from 2007-2011 was partially supported by the NSF
Currently supported by a Simons Foundation Collaboration Grant.
Publications and preprints:
Chaotic dynamics of a nonlinear density dependent population model (joint with H. Weiss), Nonlinearity 17 (2004), 1689-1711.
Geometrically Markov geodesics on the modular surface (joint with S. Katok) , Moscow Mathematical Journal 5 (2005), 135-151.
Arithmetic coding of geodesics on the modular surface via continued fractions (joint with S. Katok), CWI Tracts 135 (2005), Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, 59-77.
On hyperbolic measures and periodic orbits, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems 16 (2006), 505-512.
Symbolic dynamics for the modular surface and beyond (joint with S. Katok), Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 44 (2007), 87-132.
Chaotic attractors and physical measures for some density-dependent population models (with H. Weiss), Nonlinearity 20 (2007), 2897-2906.
Theory of (a,b)-continued fraction transformations and applications (with S. Katok), Electron. Research Announc. Math. Sci. 17 (2010), 20-33.
Structure of attractors for (a,b)-continued fraction transformations (with S. Katok), Journal of Modern Dynamics 4 (2010), 637-691.
Applications of KAM Theory to Population Dynamics (with M. Gidea, J. Meiss and H. Weiss), Journal of Biological Dynamics 5 (2011), 44-53.
Applications of (a,b)-continued
fraction transformations (with S. Katok),
Ergodic Theory and Dyn. Systems 32 (2012), 755-777
structure and spectrum of Heisenberg odometers (with S. Lightwood
and A. Şahin), accepted to Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.
Some conferences I helped organizing:
Geometry, Topology and Number Theory in honor of Svetlana Katok (May 5-6, '07)
Workshop on Applications of Measurable and Smooth Dynamical Systems to Number Theory (Oct 4, '07)
AMS Special Session: Ergodic Theory and Symbolic Dynamical Systems (Oct 5-6, '07)
AMS Special Session: Smooth Dynamical Systems (Oct 5-6, '07)
AIMS Special Session: Applied Hyperbolic and Elliptic Dynamics (May 24-29, 2010), Dresden