Prof. Zhou-Ping XIN

Last updated: Nov 3, 2022

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

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

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EXTERNAL SERVICE (outside CUHK)

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

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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 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 – 30/04/2023

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

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LIST OF RESEARCH OUTPUTS OR CREATIVE WORKS

Publications (Total: 188) (Citations: 12451, as at March 2022; Source: Google Scholar)

Refereed Journal Papers (total: 166):

  1. 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).

  2. Steady Compressible Radially Symmetric Flows with Nonzero Angular Velocity in an Annulus, (with S. K. Weng, H. W. Yuan), JDE, 286, 433-454 (2021).

  3. 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).

  4. 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).

  5. 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).

  6. 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).

  7. 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).

  8. 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 Vol. 75, Iss. 11, 2393-2445 (2021).

  9. 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).

  10. 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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KEYNOTE SPEECHES/ DISTINGUISHED LECTURES (SINCE 1992; Total: 131)

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

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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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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

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

Scientific Committee, International Conference on Nonlinear Waves and General Relativity, CUHK, Hong Kong, 12/2017

Scientific Committee, The First Annual Meeting of International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians, Yau Mathematical Sciences Centre, Tsinghua University, China, 12/2017

Programme Committee Member, The 1st National Tianyuan Mathematical Northwest Center Academic Committee Meeting, National Nature Science Foundation, China, 12/2017

Programme Committee Member, 2017 Hua Luogeng Center PDE Workshop, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 11/2017

Organizing Committee, China-Australia Joint Conference on Noninear PDE and Related Topics, Australia, 05/2017

Organizing Committee, IMS/Math Joint Workshop on Probability and PDEs, Hong Kong, 03/2017

Programme Committee Chair, Workshop on Viscous Conservation Laws, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 01/2017

Programme Committee Chair, IMS Workshop on PDEs (I), CUHK, Hong Kong, 12/2016

Organizing Committee, The Mathematical Problem on the Fluid Dynamics and Related Topics, China, 11/2016

Programme Committee Chair, One-day Workshop on Kinetic Theory, CUHK, Hong Kong, 09/2016

Scientific Committee, The 7th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM 2016), Morningside Center of Mathematics, China, 08/2016

Programme Committee Chair, The 4th International Conference on PDEs in West China, China, 08/2016

Programme Committee Member, International Conference on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, Beijing Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, China, 08/2016

Programme Committee Chair, IMS PDE Workshop, CUHK, Hong Kong, 07/2016

Programme Committee Chair, Workshop on Wave Equations, CUHK, Hong Kong, 07/2016

Programme Committee Member, The 4th CAM-ICCM Workshop: Multiscale and Large-scale Scientific Computing, CUHK, Hong Kong, 06/2016

Programme Committee Chair, The Third Youth's Academic Forum on PDEs, Wuhan University, China, 05/2016

Programme Committee Member, Workshop on Nonlinear PDEs and Geometry Analysis, Hunan University, China, 03/2016

Programme Committee Member, Special Program on Partial Differential Equations, Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications (CMSA), Harvard University, USA, 09/2015-12/2015

Academic Committee Chair, The 2nd Partial Differential Youth Academic Forum, Northwest University, China, 05/2015

Academic Committee Chair, 2014 Conference on Partial Differential Equation, Theory and Its Applications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 08/2014

Member of Science Committee, The 9th East Asian Conference on PDE, Japan, 07/2014

Scientific Committee, International Conference on Partial Differential Equations and Variational Methods, Central China Normal University, China, 05/2014

Scientific Committee, IMS Workshop on Nonlinear PDEs from Fluids and Related Topics, CUHK, Hong Kong, 03/2014

Scientific Committee Member, The 9th East China Partial Differential Equations Conference & Shanxi International Conference on Partial Differential Equations, Shanxi University, China, 07/2012

Organizing Committee, Recent Developments in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: Part II, CUHK, Hong Kong, 05/2011

Organizing Committee, Recent Developments in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: Part I, CUHK, Hong Kong 02-03/2011

Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Inverse Problems, CUHK, Hong Kong, 04/2010

Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Statistics and Its Interface, CUHK, Hong Kong, 12/2009

Organizing Committee, The Seventh East Asia Conference on PDEs, CUHK & City U, Hong Kong, 12/2009

Organizing Committee, IMS Workshop on Partial Differential Equations from Fluid Dynamics, CUHK, Hong Kong, 05/2008

Organizing Committee, IMS Workshop on PDEs and Related Problems, CUHK, Hong Kong, 04/2008

Organizing Committee, 11th National Summer School for Graduate Students, Hong Kong, 07/2006

Organizing Committee, The 1st CUHK/Kyoto-U/SNU Workshop for Young Mathematicians in Kyoto, Japan, 01/2006

Organizing Committee, Geometry Analysis: Present and Future, Boston, USA

Organizing Committee, IMS Workshop on PDEs, CUHK, Hong Kong, 05/2006

Organizing Committee, Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: Analysis, Computation and Applications, Hong Kong, 05/2005

Scientific Committee, The Conference on Contemporary Partial Differential Equations - Frontier and Prospect, Nanjing, China, 08/2004

Chairman and Organizing Committee, The Third International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians, Hong Kong, 12/2004

Co-Chair and Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Nonlinear Waves, CUHK, Hong Kong, 06/2004

Co-Chair and Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Wave Propagations, Beijing, China, 2004

Scientific and Organizing Committees, International Conference on Nonlinear Evolutionary Partial Differential Equations, Jiangsu, 2004

Organizing Committee, IMS Workshop on Partial Differential Equations and Their Numerical Methods, Hong Kong, 07/2002

Organizing Committee, Perspectives of Mathematical Research in China for the 21st Century, Hong Kong, 05/2001

Organizing Committee, IMS Workshop on Hyperbolic Conservations Laws, Hong Kong, 03/2001

Organizing Committee, Programme on Numerical Regularization Methods for Inverse Problems in Applied Sciences, Hong Kong, 09/1999 – 12/2000

Organizing Committee, IMS Workshop on Reaction-Diffusion Systems, Hong Kong, 12/1999

Organizing Committee Chair, IMS Conference on Differential Equations from Mechanics, Hong Kong, 05/1999

Organizing Committee Member, Program on Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Morningside Center, CAS, 09/1997-08/1998

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