Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

       2002 - 2006         Ph.D. in Mathematics, Brown University
                                     Advisor: Professor Chi-Wang Shu

       1997 - 2002         B. Sc. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Special Class for the Gifted Young (SCGY)
                                     University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)


       2017 - Present    Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University

       2015 - 2017        Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of California Riverside

       2009 - 2015        Research Scientist, Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

       2009 - 2015        Joint Faculty Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee

       2006 - 2009        Postdoc, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

 Awards and Honors

  •      NSF CAREER Award, 2017.

  •      University of California Riverside Regents' Faculty Fellowship, 2016.

 Research Interests

       Design, analysis and applications of accurate and efficient numerical methods for partial differential equations

  •       Finite element discontinuous Galerkin (DG) and local discontinuous Galerkin (LDG) methods

  •       Well-balanced schemes for hyperbolic equations with source terms

  •       Numerical methods for the shallow water equations; Storm surge modeling and coastal engineering

  •       Numerical methods for the nonlinear dispersive wave propagation problems

  •       Efficient numerical methods for kinetic equations

  •       High order Weighted Essential Non-Oscillatory (WENO) methods for conservation laws

  •       Multi-scale modeling and algorithms for geophysical flows

  •       High-performance and parallel scientific computing