Educations and Employments

  • 2010-2015: Ph.D. in Mathematics
    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Advisor: Prof. Xiaobing Feng
    Thesis title: Numerical Methods for Deterministic and Stochastic Phase Field Models of Phase Transition and Related Geometric Flows
  • 2015-2016: Postdoctoral Scholar in Mathematics
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park
    Mentor: Prof. Jinchao Xu
  • 2016-now: Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics
    The Ohio State University, Columbus

Honors AND Awards

  • Student Travel Award: Theory and Applications of Stochastic PDEs, IMA, Jan. 2013
  • Student Travel Award: Flow, Geometric Motion, Deformation and Mass Transport in Physiological Processes, IMA, Aug. 2013
  • Fellowship: Department of Mathematics, UTK, 2013,2014
  • Research Scholarship: Research Assistant, Jun.-Jul., 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Student Travel Award: Finite Element Circus, Wayne State University, Mar. 2014
  • Summer Fellowship: Department of Mathematics, UTK, Jun.-Jul., 2014
  • Student Travel Award: Structure-Preserving Discretizations of PDEs, IMA, Oct. 2014
  • Student Travel Award: AMS sectional meeting, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Nov. 2014
  • Graduate Achievement Award: Department of Mathematics, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Apr. 2015
  • Faculty Travel Award: SIAM Annual Conference, Atlanta, Feb. 2017
  • Faculty Travel Award: International Conference on Current Trends and Challenges in Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations, Purdue University, April. 2017
  • Grant Writing Recognition: Outstanding Achievement in the Study of Effective Grant Writing, May 2017
  • Faculty Travel Award: Finite Element Circus, An Honors University in Maryland, Oct. 2017


  • Programming: Matlab, Comsol with Matlab, C++, C, Fortran, Python, MPI
  • Software: Comsol, FEniCS, Freefem++, deal.II, MPICH2
  • System: Windows, Linux, Mac OS
  • Language: Chinese, English


  • Organizer:
    Special Session Co-organizer - AMS Sectional Meeting, 2018
  • Reviewer for AMS Mathematical Reviews
  • Referee services:
    Mathematics of Computation
    SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis
    Applied Numerical Mathematics
    Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics
    Scholars Journal of Research in Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Coordinator:
    UT High School Math Contest Volunteer, 2010-2014

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