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
  • 2016-2019: Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics
    The Ohio State University, Columbus

Honors AND Awards (from my PhD in 2010)

  • Research Scholarship: Research Assistant, Jun.-Jul., 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Fellowship: Department of Mathematics, UTK, 2013,2014
  • Summer Fellowship: Department of Mathematics, UTK, Jun.-Jul., 2014
  • Graduate Achievement Award: Department of Mathematics, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Apr. 2015
    Travel 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
  • Student Travel Award: Finite Element Circus, Wayne State University, Mar. 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
  • 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
  • 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
    Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
    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

My Life:

  • Chess(provident), Table Tennis(persistent), Fishing(patient), Mixed Martial Art(powerful) :-)