Joel Smoller
- Professor, University of Michigan, USA

Joel Smoller received his PhD from Purdue University, and has been a faculty member at the University of Michigan ever since. He has held visiting appointments at a wide variety of places, including the Courant Institute, the University of Wisconsin, Harvard University, and the University of Paris. Recently he held the Rothschild Professorship at Cambridge University. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and was awarded the Margaret and Herman Sokol Award (University of Michigan) for his research. He has just been awarded a Humboldt Fellowship to conduct research in Germany.

He has worked on a diverse group of problems, including shock wave theory, symmetry breaking bifurcations, Yang-Mills equations, Dirac equations, and general relativity. His current interests focus mainly on shock wave cosmology in general relativity, and decay of solutions to the Dirac equation and wave equation in curved spacetime.

Curriculum Vitae