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Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1985-1988

B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1978-1984

Last updated: Sep 9, 2022

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1985-1988

B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1978-1984

Partial differential equations

Fluid dynamics

Mathematical Physics

Nonlinear waves

Numerical analysis

Applied mathematics

Executive Director, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, since 05/2020

William M. W. Mong Professor of Mathematics, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences & Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, since 08/2004

Professor of Mathematics, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences & Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 04/2000 - 07/2004

Associate Director, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 08/1998-04/2020

Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute, USA, 09/1996 - 09/2001

Associate Professor, Courant Institute, USA, 09/1993 - 08/1996

Member, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, USA, 09/1993 - 08/1994

Assistant Professor, Courant Institute, USA, 09/1990 - 08/1993

Courant Instructor, Courant Institute, USA, 09/1988 - 08/1990

Member, and Member of Academic Committee, International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) since 08/2016

Council Member at Large, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, since 05/2016

President, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, 05/2012 - 04/2016

Vice President, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, 05/2004 - 04/2012

Member, Hong Kong Mathematical Society, since 09/1998

Member, American Mathematical Society, 09/1985 - 08/2001

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 09/1985 - 08/2001

Top 1000 Scientists in Mathematicians, 2022

Qin Yuan Xun Mathematical Award, 08/2019

Distinguished Paper Award (Silver), International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians, 2017

Changjiang Scholar, Ministry of Education of China, 2006-2008

Morningside Gold Medalist in Mathematics, International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians, 12/2004

Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians, 08/2002

Sloan Research Fellowship Award, 1991-1993, USA, 04/1991

Presidential Fellow, NYU, USA, 09/1993

Best Thesis Award in Mathematics 1988, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 04/1989

Member, Scientific Committee, Hong Kong Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong, 2022-2023

Vice Chair, Scientific Committee, Center of Applied Mathematical at Greater Bay Area, China, since 2020

Member, Scientific Committee, National Tianyuan Center of Mathematics, Central, China, since 2019

Member, Physical Science Panel of RGC, HKRGC, since 2018

Member, Scientific Committee, 教育部科學工程實驗室, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, since 2018

Member, Scientific Committee, National Tianyuan Center of Mathematics, Northwest, China, since 2018

Member, Committee for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, HKRGC, 16/2017-17/2018

Member, Academic Steering Committee, Tianyuan Foundation, NSFC, since 2016

Member, Review Committee, Institute of Mathematics, CAS, 2016

Member, Scientific Committee, National Tianyuan Center of Mathematics, Southeast, China, since 2015

Member, Scientific Committee, CMSA, Harvard University, USA, since 2014

Member, Scientific Committee, YMSC, Tsinghua University, China, since 2010

Chair, Scientific Committee, Annual National Summer School on PDEs, since 2003

Member, Scientific Committee, International Congress on Hyperbolic Problem, 2001-2010

Member, Scientific Committee, Morningside Center, CAS, China, since 1998

Member, Scientific Committee, International Congress for Chinese Mathematicians, since 1998

Visiting Associate Professor, CMSA, Harvard University, 10/2015 - 11/2015

Visiting Professor, Huanan Normal University, China, since 09/2017

Special Invited Professor, Northwestern University, since 09/2003

Special Invited Professor, Capital Normal University, since 05/2002

Visiting Professor of Mathematics, CUHK, Hong Kong, 09/1998 - 03/2000

Distinguished visitor, University of California, USA, 09/1999 - 10/1999

Co-Current Prof. of Math., Fudan University, 05/2000 - 05/2003

Co-Current Prof. of Math., Zhongshan University, 07/1999 - 07/2002

Member, Mittag-Leffler Institute, Sweden, 09/1997 - 10/1997

Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard University, USA, 08/1995 - 08/1996

Invited Professor, University of Paris 7, Paris, 05/1996 - 07/1996

Invited Professor, ETH, Zurich, 01/1996 - 02/1996

Invited Professor, Ecole Normale Superieuse, Paris, 05/1995 - 07/1995

Invited Professor, Inst. le Applicazioni del Calcolo, Roma, 04/1994 - 05/1994

Graduated PhD students (Total: 40; 38 of which were from CUHK)

Graduated MPhil students (Total: 30; 28 of which were from CUHK)

Current PhD Students (Total: 3)

Current MPhil Students (Total: 2)

Co-Editor-In-Chief, Methods and Applications of Analysis, since 1998

Main Associate Editor, Journal of Mathematical Physics, since 2017

Main Associate Editor, Mathematical Methods in Applied Sciences, since 2014

Editorial Board Members/Associate Editors:

SIAM Journal of Mathematical Analysis, 1996-2004

Journal of Mathematics of Kyoto University, since 2006

Asian Journal of Mathematics, since 1998

Mathematical Models & Methods in Applied Sciences, since 2008

Communications in Mathematical Sciences, since 2004

Science in China, Series A, since 1998

Acta Mathematica Sinica (English Series), since 1996

Acta Mathematica Applica Sinica (English Series), since 1996

Kinetic and Related Models, since 2006

Journal of Applied Analysis and Computation, since 2002

Journal of Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations, 1996-2004

Journal of Partial Differential Equations, since 2000

Annals of Applied Mathematics, since 2012

Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly, since 2016

Applied Mathematics Journal of Chinese Universities, Series A, since 2002

Advanced Lectures in Mathematics, since 2002

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2021/22, Well-Posedness of The Contact Discontinuities for the Ideal MHD, 14301421, 01/01/2022 – 31/12/2024

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2019/20, Regularity estimates of Hessian and Curvature equations, 14300819, 01/11/2019 – 31/10/2022

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2019/20, Vacuum Dynamics for the Full Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations, 14302819, 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2022

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2017/18, On Some Problems for Steady Compressible Euler Systems, 14300917, 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2021

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2017/18, Weak and Strong Solutions to the Primitive Equations with Full or Horizontal Viscosity but No Diffusivity, 14302917, 01/09/2017 - 28/02/2021

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2015/16, On Periodic Solutions to the One-Dimensional Compressible Euler Equations, 14305315, 01/01/2016 - 30/06/2019

PI, NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme, On Mathematical Theory of the Compressible Fluid-dynamical Equations, N-CUHK443/14, 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2013/14, On Steady Compressible Transonic Flows, 404813, 01/10/2013 - 30/09/2017

PI, Focused Innovations Scheme (Scheme B), Applied Analysis and Scientific Computations, 01/02/2013 - 30/06/2017

PI, CAS-Croucher Funding Scheme for Joint Laboratories, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Nonlinear Analysis, 15/08/2012 - 14/08/2015

Read more__Refereed Journal Papers (total: 166):__

- Subsonic flows past a profile with a vortex line at the trailing edge, (with Jun Chen, Aibin Zang), SIAM J. Math. Anal., 54, No. 1, 912-939 (2022).
- Steady Compressible Radially Symmetric Flows with Nonzero Angular Velocity in an Annulus, (with S. K. Weng, H. W. Yuan), JDE, 286, 433-454 (2021).
- On Some Smooth Symmetric Transonic Flows with Nonzero Angular Velocity and Vorticity, (with S. K. Weng, H. W. Yuan), submitted to M3AS: Math. Models Methods Appl. Sci., 31, no. 13, 2773-2817 (2021).
- Global well-posedness of regular solutions to the three-dimensional isentropic compressible Navier-Stokes equations with degenerate viscosities and vacuum, (with S. G. Zhu), Advances in Mathematics, 393, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aim.2021.108072 (2021).
- Global Well-Posedness of Free Interface Problems for the Incompressible Inviscid Resistive MHD, (with Yanjin Wang), Commun. Math. Phys, 388, No. 3, 1323-1401 (2021).
- Global Well-Posedness of the Inviscid Heat-Conductive Resistive Compressible MHD in a Strip Domain, (with Yanjin Wang), Commun. Math. Res., Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 1-27 (2021).
- Regular subsonic-sonic flows in general nozzles, Advances in Mathematics, (with C. P. Wang), Vol. 380, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aim.2021.107578 (2021).
- Entropy-Bounded Solutions to the One-Dimensional Heat Conductive Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations with Far Field Vacuum, (with J. K. Li), Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, http://doi.org/10.1002/cpa.22015 (2021).
- Well-posedness of three-dimensional isentropic compressible Navier-Stokes equations with degenerate viscosities and far field vacuum, (with S. G. Zhu), J. Math. Pures Appl. (9) 152, 94-144 (2021).
- Vanishing Viscosity and Surface Tension Limits of Incompressible Viscous Surface Waves, (with Y. J. Wang), SIAM J. Math. Anal., 53, No. 1, 574-648 (2021).

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2022 怪波和波湍流理論學術研討會, Qinghai, China, 8/2022

The 9th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM 2022), Nanjing, China, 8/2022

International Conference on Nonlinear Analysis and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, 8/2022

International Conference on Partial Differential Equations, Shanghai, China, 7/2022

多物理場耦合問題的數值方法/深度學習方法研討會, Shannxi, China, 7/2022

Conference on Recent Advances in Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Harbin, China (online), 5/2022

Conference on Nonlinear PDEs in Fluid Mechanics, Luminy, France (online), 5/2022

Conference on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Theory and Applications in Fluid Mechanics, Shandong, China (online), 1/2022

Conference on Partial Differential Equation Theory and Its Applications, Wuhan, China (online), 12/2021

New Century Forum, Guangzhou, China (online), 12/2021

Read moreWorkshop on the Recent Progress of Mathematical Theory for Fluid Mechanics, Jiangsu (online), 4/2021

ICCM 2020 Online Series of Conferences on Applied Math, Shing-Tung Yau Center of Southeast University, China, 10/2020

Program on “Optimal Transportation Problems, PDEs and Their Applications in Image Processing”, Nanjing, China, 08/2020

Tianyuan Symposium and International Conference on Frontier Basic Theory of Fluid Computing and High-efficiency-number Methods, Xian, China, 07/2020

Analysis and Geometry Symposium and Science in China: Mathematics, Harbin, China, 01/2020

Workshop on Nonlinear PDEs and Related Topics, Singapore, 12/2019

Opening Ceremony of International Applied Mathematics Center at Greater Bay Area and Workshop on Applied Mathematics, Guangzhou, China, 12/2019

Workshop on nonlinear PDE theory and applications, Shanghai, China, 12/2019

International Conference on Partial Differential Equations in Fluids, Guangzhou, China, 11/2019

International workshop on Modeling, applied analysis and computation of fluids, Shenzhen, China, 10/2019

Read moreChairman of Scientific Committee, Annual National Summer School on PDEs and Related International Workshops, China, since 2003

Chair & Organizing Committee, International Conference on Partial Differential Equations in Fluids, Guangzhou, China, 11/2019

Organizing Committee, Quantum and Kinetic Problems: Modeling, Analysis Numerics and Applications, NUS, Singapore, 09/2019-03/2020

Programme Committee Chair, International Workshop on PDEs, CUHK, Hong Kong, 05/2019

Programme Committee Chair, IMS Workshop on PDEs, CUHK, Hong Kong, 01/2019

Scientific Committee, Analysis and Partial Differential Equations Workshop, Center for Nonlinear Studies and School of Mathematics, Northwest University, Xian, China, 06/2018

Programme Committee Member, Workshop on Fractal Geometry and Related Topics, CUHK, Hong Kong, 05/2018

Programme Committee Chair, Workshop on Compressible Navier-Stokes Systems and Related Problems (I), CUHK, Hong Kong, 03/2018

Programme Committee Chair, Workshop on Compressible Navier-Stokes Systems and Related Problems (II), CUHK, Hong Kong, 03/2018

Programme Committee Chair, IMS PDE Day (I), CUHK, Hong Kong, 02/2018

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