About Me


Ph.D. Rice University

M.A. Rice University

B.S. Harbin Institute of Technology

Academic Appointments

Director for Michigan Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics since 2008-

Professor, Michigan State University, 2015-

Associate Professor, Michigan State University, 2010-2015

Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, 2007-2010

Assistant Professor, Wichita State University 2005-2007

CAM Assistant Professor, University of California at Los Angeles, 2002-2005

IMA Research Associate, University of Minnesota, 2000-2002

Research Interests

Fast numerical methods for Hamilton-Jacobi equations

Fast sweeping methods for eikonal equations

Fast Gaussian beam methods for high frequency wave propagation

Fast Huygens sweeping methods for high frequency wave propagation

Fast numerical methods for wave-related inverse problems

Fast level-set methods for inverse gravimetry

Fast algorithms for seismic imaging and medical imaging