Gigliola Staffilani is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of Mathematics since 2007. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1995. Following faculty appointments at Stanford, Princeton, and Brown, she joined the MIT mathematics faculty in 2002. She received both a teaching award and a research fellowship while at Stanford. She received a Sloan Foundation Fellowship in 2000. In 2014 she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Staffilani is an analyst, with a concentration on dispersive nonlinear PDEs. She has taught multivariable calculus several times at MIT, as well as differential equations.