About Me


Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 2007.

Advisor(s): Chi-Wang Shu

M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 2004.

B.S. Special Class for the Gifted Young, University of Science and Technology of China, 2003.


Academic Appointments

Associate Professor (2016-Present), Michigan State University

Assistant Professor (2011-2016), Michigan State University.

Postdoc, University of Texas at Austin, 2007-2011.


Honors and Awards

NSF CAREER Award (2015)


Research Groups

Current Ph.D. student

Anqi Chen (2015-Present)


Current postdoc

Zhanjing Tao (2016-Present)


Former Ph.D. student

Zixuan Wang (Ph.D. 2015)

Thesis title: Discontinuous Galerkin methods for Hamilton-Jacobi equations and high-dimensional elliptic equations.

Current job: senior financial analyst, Ernest & Young LLP.


Former postdoc

Xinghui Zhong (2012-2014)

Current job: special-term professor, Zhejiang University, China.


Supervised undergraduate students

Mingxiu Sui (Fall 2014), Ying Lu (Spring 2015), Zhaoyang Fu, Brad Yurgens (Spring 2016).