John Schotland is Professor of Mathematics. He specializes in mathematical physics. His research explores the interaction between light and matter, and his work is often motivated by biomedical applications. He has a long-standing interest in inverse problems with applications to imaging. His work entails the study of scattering theory, wave propagation in random media, nonlinear optics, and quantum optics. Prior to joining the Yale faculty, he was a Professor of Mathematics and Physics at University of Michigan and the founding director of the Michigan Center for Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics (MCAIM). Previously, he held positions at Washington University and University of Pennsylvania. He also held the Paris Sciences Chair at ESPCI. Professor Schotland received the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.