My former Ph.D. students have won many prestigious awards, including the Sloan Research Fellowship (by Xiantao Li at Penn State, 2007), NSF CAREER Award (by Jingwei Hu at Purdue, 2017; by Qin Li at Wisconsin, 2018; by Li Wang at Minnesota, 2019), NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (by Leland Jefferis, 2014), New World Mathematics Award (honorable mention) at 2019 International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians for Excellent Ph.D. thesis by Chinese (by Ruiwen Shu at University of Maryland, 2019), (Inaugural) Best Article Award given by Springer journal Research in the Mathematical Sciences (by Zheng Ma at Purdue University, 2019), National Excellent Doctoral Thesis of China (Honorable Mention) (by Hao Wu at Tsinghua University, 2012), and National Thousand Young Talent plan (by Zhennan Zhou at Peking University, 2017).
[2] Xuelei Wang, Georgia Tech, Ph.D. 2003.
Dissertation: Level Set Model of Microstructure Evolution in the
Chemical Vapor Infiltration Process
First position after Ph.D: Software Engineer at Verizon
[3] Kyle Novak, UW-Madison, Ph.D. 2006
Dissertation: A Semiclassical Model for Thin Quantum Barriers
First position after Ph.D: Assistant Professor, Air Force Institute
of Technology
Current: Deputy Chief Analyst for Analyses and Assessments at Headquarters, United States Air Force
[4] Xiaomei Liao, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2007
Dissertation: Computational High Frequency Waves in Heterogeneous
Media
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University
Current: Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology and
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University
[5]
Xu Yang, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2008
Dissertation: Numerical Methods for Multiscale Kinetic Transport
and High Frequency Waves
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at Program in Applied and
Computational Mathematics, Princeton University
Current: Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of California-Santa Barbara
[6]
Min Tang, Tsinghua University, Ph.D. 2008
Dissertation: Aymptotic-Preserving Methods for Multiscale Waves
and Transport
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at Universite Paul Sabatier-Toulouse,
France
Current: Professor at Department of Mathematics and Institute of
Natural Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
[7] Yingzhe Shi, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2009
Dissertation: Numerical Methods for the Coupling of Multispecies
Kinetic and Hydrodynamic Equations
First position after Ph.D: Assistant Professor, Department of Financial Engineering, Central University of
Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
Current: Associate Professor at Department of Financial Engineering,
Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
[8]
Hao Wu, Tsinghua University, Ph.D. 2009
Dissertation: Fast Computational Methods for High Frequency Waves
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at Universite Paul Sabatier-Toulouse,
France
Current: Associate Professor at Department of Mathematical Science,
Tsinghua University, China
[9] Jeff Haack, UW-Madison; Ph.D. 2010
Dissertation: Asymptotic Preserving Numerical Schemes for
Transport and Fluid Equations
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas-Austin;
current: Research Staff, Los Alamos National Laboratory
[10] Jingwei Hu, UW-Madison, Ph.D
2011
Dissertation: Numerical Methods for Quantum Kinetic Equations
and High Frequency Waves
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at
ICES, University of Texas-Austin
Current: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
[11] Zhiwen Zhang, Tsinghua University (co-advised with Houde Han), Ph.D.
2011
Dissertation: Artificial Boundary Conditions for Klein-Gordon
Equation and Schrodinger
Equation
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at
Division of Applied and
Computational Mathematics, California Institute of Technology
Current: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of
Hong Kong
[12] Bokai Yan, UW-Madison, Ph.D. 2011
Dissertation: Asymptotic-Preserving Schemes for Kinetic and Related Systems
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at Department of Mathematics,
University of California-Los Angeles
Current: Quantitative FinanceAnalyst, Bank of America
[13] Jia Deng, Tsinghua University, Ph.D. 2012
Dissertation: Efficient Implicit Asymptotic
Preserving Schemes in the Diffusive
Regime of Linear Boltzmann Equation
First position after Ph.D: Assistant Research Professor at
First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Qingdao, China
[14] Peng Qi, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2012
Dissertation: New Surface Hopping Methods in Quantum Dynamics
First position after Ph.D: Quantitative Associate,
Wells Fargo Bank
Current: Data Scientist, Facebook
[15] Li Wang, UW-Madison, Ph.D. 2012
Dissertation: Numerical Methods for Multiscale Hyperbolic and Kinetic
Equations
First position after Ph.D: (non-tenure track)
Assistant Professor at Department of
Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann-Arbor
and CAM Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of California, Los Angeles
Current: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Minnesota
[16] Qin Li, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2013
Dissertation: Modeling and Computational Methods for Multiscale
Quantum Dynamics and Kinetic Equations
First position after Ph.D: von Karman Instructor at California
Institute of Technology
Current: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
[17] Lihui Chai, Tsinghua University, Ph.D. 2013
Dissertation: Semiclassical Models for Quantum Systems and Band crossings
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at University of California , Santa Barbara
Current: Assistant Professor, School of Mathematiccal Sciences,
Sun Yet-Sen University , China
[18] Leland Jefferis, UW-Madison, Ph.D. 2014
Dissertation: Computation of High Frequency Wave Solutions to Symmetric
Hyperbolic Systems with Polarized Waves
First position after Ph.D: NSF Postdoc at Department of Mathematics,
Stanford University
Current: Software Engineer, Google
[19] Zhennan Zhou, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2014
Dissertation: Computational Methods for Semi-classical Schrodinger
Equations with Vector Potentials and Erhenfest Dynamics
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc at Department of Mathematics,
Duke University
Current: Assistant Professor, Beijing International Center for Mathematics Research, Peking University, China
[20] Zheng Ma, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Ph.D. 2017
Dissertation: Computational Methods for Transport and Waves with Multiple Scales and Uncertainty
First position after Ph.D: Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Purdue University
[21] Liu Liu, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2017
Dissertation: Uncertainty Quantification for Multi-scale Kinetic
Equations and Quantum Dynamics
First position after Ph.D: Peter O'Donell, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow, ICES,
University of Texas, Austin
[22] Ruiwen Shu, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2018
Dissertation: Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis for Multiscale Kinetic Equations with Random Inputs
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc., Department of Mathematics,
University of Maryland, College Park
[23] Xinchun Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Ph.D. 2018
Dissertation: Hyperbolic Equations with Discontinuous
Coefficients: Numerical Schemes and Numerical
Error Estimates
First position after Ph.D: Assistant Quantitative Analyst, Zhongtai Securities,
Shanghai, China
[24] Di Fang, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2019.
Dissertation: Numerical Analysis and Computational
Methods for Non-adiabatic Quantum
Dynamics and Biological Models.
First position after Ph.D: Morrey Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of
California, Berkeley
[25] Yuhua Zhu, UW-Madison,
Ph.D. 2019.
Dissertation: Uncertainty Quantification for Fokker Planck Equation and Its
Connection with Machine Learning.
First position after Ph.D: Postdoc, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University