Mónica Clapp

Mónica Clapp is a mathematician at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) known for her work in nonlinear partial differential equations and algebraic topology.

Mónica Clapp
Alma materRuprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Known forNonlinear partial differential equations
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México
ThesisDualität in der Kategorie der Spektren von Ex-Räumen (1979)
Doctoral advisorsDieter Siegmund Puppe, Albrecht Dold

Life and workEdit

Clapp was born in Mexico City.[1] She graduated from UNAM in 1974. Clapp then graduated with her Ph.D from Heidelberg University in 1979, and has been a faculty member at UNAM since that time.[2]

Clapp has been an editor of the journals Boletín de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana and Aportaciones Matemáticas.[1]

Awards and honorsEdit

In 2012, Clapp became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[3]

Selected publicationsEdit

  • Clapp, Mónica; Puppe, Dieter Invariants of the Lusternik-Schnirelmann type and the topology of critical sets. Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 298 (1986), no. 2, 603–620.
  • Clapp, Mónica; Puppe, Dieter Critical point theory with symmetries. Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik 418 (1991), 1–29.
  • Bartsch, Thomas; Clapp, Mónica Critical point theory for indefinite functionals with symmetries. Journal of Functional Analysis 138 (1996), no. 1, 107–136.
  • Castro, Alfonso; Clapp, Mónica The effect of the domain topology on the number of minimal nodal solutions of an elliptic equation at critical growth in a symmetric domain. Nonlinearity 16 (2003), no. 2, 579–590.


  1. ^ a b "Mónica Clapp (Investigadora)". Instituto de Matemáticas. Retrieved Feb 2, 2015.
  2. ^ Mónica Clapp at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society