Simon Larson
California Institute of Technology
Mathematics 253-37
162 Linde Hall
Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
E-mail: larson[at]

In June 2019 I defended my PhD thesis, written at KTH under the supervision of Ari Laptev. As of November 2019 I am a postdoc at Caltech working with Rupert L. Frank. The position is supported by a fellowship from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation (KAW).

Research interests
Spectral theory of partial differential, pseudodifferential, and Fourier integral operators, asymptotic analysis, harmonic analysis, convex geometry, geometric measure theory, and mathematical physics. In particular shape optimization in spectral theory, spectral asymptotics, many-body quantum mechanics, and sharp spectral and geometric inequalities.

Together with Terence Tao and José Ramón Madrid Padilla, I organise the Caltech & UCLA joint analysis seminar (schedule).

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