# Xin Zhou

**Xin Zhou** is a mathematician known for his contributions in scattering theory, integrable systems, random matrices and Riemann–Hilbert problems.

He is Professor of Mathematics at Duke University. He received the Polya prize in 1998^{[1]}
and won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1999.^{[2]} He is most well known for his work with Percy Deift on the steepest descent method for oscillatory Riemann–Hilbert problems.^{[3]}

## References

- ↑ http://www.ams.org/notices/199810/people.pdf
- ↑ http://www.gf.org/fellows/all?index=z&page=2
- ↑ Deift, P.; Zhou, X. (1 January 1993). "A Steepest Descent Method for Oscillatory Riemann--Hilbert Problems. Asymptotics for the MKdV Equation".
*Annals of Mathematics*.**137**(2): 295–368. doi:10.2307/2946540. JSTOR 2946540 – via JSTOR.

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