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I am an Associate Professor and the Philippe Tondeur Scholar in Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I am a member of the Differential Equations and Applied Mathematics group and a faculty affiliate of the Computational Science and Engineering program.

I received an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in 2012, an NSF CAREER Award in 2014, and a Beckman Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in 2014. I am a 2016 Simons Fellow in Mathematics.

I completed my Ph. D. at Brown University in 2006; my advisor was Walter Strauss. I was a C. L. E. Moore instructor of Mathematics at MIT in 2006-2009.

I am on sabbatical in 2016-2017 and visiting the Department of Mathematics at Brown University and the ICERM for the semester program on Singularities and Waves in Incompressible Fluids.

I organized the 4th Midwest Women in Mathematics Symposium. I wrote an article for Math Times.

I spoke at the 2016 CAS Spring Symposium. Here are the slides.


office: 170 Hope Street, Room 206 and 121 South Main Street, Room 1021.

mailing address: Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1409 W Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801

email:  verahur at math dot uiuc dot edu.