Jason D. Mireles James received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009, where he worked with Rafael de la Llave. He moved to Rutgers University where he was first a postdoc from 2010 to 2011, and then a Hill Assistant Professor in the Mathematics Department from 2011-2014. During this time, he worked closely with the group of Konstantin Mischaikow. In 2014 he joined the Department of Mathematics at Florida Atlantic University, where he currently holds the rank of associate professor. His research focuses on problems in nonlinear analysis, drawing on tools from computational mathematics, approximation theory, and functional analysis.