STEPHEN PRESTON
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Contact information:
Office: Room 2313, Old Ingersoll Hall
Phone: 7189515600 (ext 2722)
Email: stephen.preston@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Web site: http://userhome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/Stephen.Preston/
Office Hours (Spring 2016):
Monday and Wednesday 5:00pm  6:00pm
Current Courses:
SECTION

ROOM

DAYS/HOURS

Math 4201

IA 330

M  W 3:40pm  4:55pm

Math 2206 
IH 3413 
M  W 6:05pm  7:45pm 
Research interests:
Differential Equations, Differential Geometry, Fluid
Mechanics
Selected publications:
(with G. Misiolek) Fredholm properties of Riemannian
exponential maps on diffeomorphism groups.
Invent. Math. (2009).
The motion of whips and chains. J.
Diff. Eq. (2011).
(with B. Khesin, J. Lenelis, and G. Misiolek) Geometry of
diffeomorphism groups, complete integrability and geometric
statistics. GAFA
(2013).
(with D. G. Ebin) Riemannian geometry of the
contactomorphism group. Arnold
Math. J. (2015).
(with M. Bauer and B. Kolev) Geometric investigations of a
vorticity model equation. J.
Diff. Eq. (2016).

