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Dr. Behrouz Emamizadeh
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Email: bemamizadeh@pi.ac.ae
Phone: +971 2 607 5508
Office: 4023 (Umm Shaif)

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Bath, UK, 1998
  • M.S., Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA, 1986
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA 1983
  • H.S.  Milford Academy, Milford, USA, 1979


2006 to now

Associate Professor of Mathematics, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi

2004 to 2006

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi

1998 to 2004

Assistant Professor of mathematics, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

1987 to 1998

Lecturer of Mathematics, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

Research Interests

Nonlinear partial differential equations

Rearrangement variational principles


1. F. Cuccu, B. Emamizadeh & G. Porru, “Optimization of the first eigenvalue in problems involving the P-Laplacian”, Proceedings of AMS, Vol. 137, no. 5, pp. 1677-1687, 2009.
2.  B. Emamizadeh, R.  I. Fernandes M. Poshtan,Applications of rearrangements to nonlinear optimization problems”, Advanced Modeling and Optimization, Vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 323-329, 2008.
3.  B. Emamizadeh & R. I. Fernandes, "Optimization of the principal eigenvalue of the one dimensional Schrödinger operator", Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, Vol. 65, no. 65, pp. 1-11, 2008.
4.  B. Emamizadeh & M. Zivari,"Monotonicity of the principal eigenvalue of the p-Laplacian in an annulus", Proceedings of AMS, Vol. 136, no. 5, pp. 1725-1731, 2008.
5.  B. Emamizadeh & M. Zivari, "Optimization problem for a nonlinear elliptic equation", Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 367-379, 2007.
6.  F. Cuccu, B. Emamizadeh & G. Porru,
"Rearrangement optimization of composite membranes", Journal of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 47, no. 8, 12 pages, 2006.
7.  B. Emamizadeh & F. Bahrami, "Existence of solutions For the Barotropic-Vorticity equation in an unbounded domain", Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 36,  no. 1,  pp. 135-147, 2007.
8.  G. Auchmuty,  B. Emamizadeh & M. Zivari, "Dependence of Friedrichs' Constant on Boundary Integrals", Proceedings Royal Society of Edinburgh-Section A (Mathematics), Vol. 135, no. 5, pp. 935-940, 2005.
9.  J. Nycander & B. Emamizadeh, "Variational problem for vortices attached to seamounts", Nonlinear Analysis, Vol. 55, no. 1-2, pp. 15-24, 2003.
10. B. Emamizadeh & M. H. Mehrabi, "Asymptotic behavior of the centroids of a family of vortices", Journal of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 44, no. 9, pp. 4119-4133, 2003.


I have supervised ten MSc and three PhD theses


Research and Scholarship Award, The Petroleum Institute, Academic year 2005-06

Research Associate, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Tehran, Iran, 2000-2004
Outstanding Teaching Award, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, Academic year 1999-2000


Australian Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications

“Involve” - A journal of mathematics







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