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Charles V. Coffman, Professor Emeritus Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Email: cc0b@home.com Research:The general areas of my research are ordinary and partialdifferential equations and functional analysis with emphasis on variational methods for linear and nonlinear boundaryvalue problems. A particular interest of mine has been in the existence and uniqueness questions for a class of nonlinear elliptic boundaryvalue problems that arise in mathematical physics. Another interest has been in boundaryvalue and eigenvalue problems for the biharmonic operator. Results obtained here pertain to the bending and vibration of a clamped plate and to stationary Stoke's flow in the plane. Selected Publications:
