Prof. Zhou-Ping XIN

Last updated: Oct 6, 2021

Prof. Zhou-Ping XIN (辛周平教授)

Executive Director & William M. W. Mong Professor of Mathematics


EDUCATION

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

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

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MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

Partial differential equations

Fluid dynamics

Mathematical Physics

Nonlinear waves

Numerical analysis

Applied mathematics

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

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PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

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

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AWARDS AND HONORS

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

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EXTERNAL SERVICE (outside CUHK)

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

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VISITING AND GUEST PROFESSORSHIP

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

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POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS TRAINING

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)

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EDITORSHIP

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

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RESEARCH GRANTS

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

PI, RGC General Research Fund 2011/12, Some Topics on Viscous Compressible Navier-Stokes Systems, 404111, 30/09/2011 - 29/09/2014

PI, Croucher Foundation - Croucher Advanced Study Institute 2010/11, Recent Developments in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Part II, 15/05/2011 - 21/05/2011

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LIST OF RESEARCH OUTPUTS OR CREATIVE WORKS

Publications (Total: 180) (Citations: 9226; Source: Google Scholar)

Refereed Journal Papers (total: 161):

  1. Global Well-Posedness of the Inviscid Heat-Conductive Resistive Compressible MHD in a Strip Domain, (with Yanjin Wang), Commun. Math. Res., doi: 10.4208/cmr.2021-0061 (2021).

  2. 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).

  3. 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).

  4. 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., arXiv:1811.04744 (2021).

  5. 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).

  6. On Admissible Locations of Transonic Shock Fronts for Steady Euler Flows in an Almost Flat Finite Nozzle with Prescribed Receiver Pressure, (with B. X. Fang), CPAM, Vol. 74, Iss. 7, 1493-1544 (2021).

  7. Asymptotic Stability of Shock Waves and Rarefaction Waves under Periodic Perturbations for 1-D Convex Scalar Viscous Conservation Laws, (with Qian Yuan, Yuan Yuan), SIAM, 51, No. 4, 2971-2994 (2020).

  8. Structural stability of the transonic shock problem in a divergent three dimensional axisymmetric perturbed nozzle, (with Shangkun Weng, Chunjing Xie), SIAM J. Math. Anal., 53, No. 1, 279-308 (2020).

  9. Entropy bounded solutions to the one-dimensional compressible Navier-Stokes equations with zero heat conduction and far field vacuum, (with J. K. Li), Advances in Math., 361 (2020).

  10. Optimal Decay for the Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations without Additional Smallness Assumptions, (with Jiang Xu), JDE, 274, 543-575, 2019.

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KEYNOTE SPEECHES/ DISTINGUISHED LECTURES (SINCE 1992; Total: 112)

International Conference on Partial Differential Equations and Geometric Analysis, Hunan, China (online), 5/2021

Seminar on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Geometric Analysis, Xian, China (online), 4/2021

2021 Changsha Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamic Systems, Changsha, China (online), 4/2021

IAS Conference on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong (online), 1/2021

Workshop on Recent Progresses in Applied and Computational PDEs, Beijing, China (online), 12/2020

流體力學偏微分方程研討會, Henan, China (online), 12/2020

The fifth international conference on nonlinear evolutionary partial differential equations-theories and applications, Shanghai, China (online), 12/2020

偏微分方程建模、理論與計算國際學術會議, Xiamen, China (online), 11/2020

ICCM2020 Online Series Conferences on Applied Mathematics, Jiangsu, China (online), 10/2020

Program on Optimal Transportation Problems, PDEs and Their Applications in Image Processing, Nanjing, China (online), 8/2020

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INVITED PRESENTATIONS FOR CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS (SINCE 1992, Total: 210)

Workshop 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

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CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION (SINCE 1997)

Chairman 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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