Past and current Ph.D. students

  • Past Ph.D. students
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • Current post-prelim Ph.D. students

    Past Ph.D. students


    1995


    1. Dr. Guang-Shan (Robert) Jiang (姜广山) , Ph.D. 1995. Thesis title: Algorithm analysis and efficient computation of conservation laws. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at UCLA. Currently at: AIG Shanghai Analytics Center, General Manager. E-mail: gsjiang at yahoo.com
    2. Dr. Carl Quillen , Ph.D. 1995. Thesis title: Parallel ENO schemes applied to shock/cylinder interactions and numerical methods by radon transform. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Brown University. Currently at: Lincoln Laboratory, MIT, e-mail: cbq at ll.mit.edu
    3. Dr. Peter Wong , Ph.D. 1995. Thesis title: Computational algorithms for discontinuous problems. First job after Ph.D.: research engineer at Johnson & Johnson. Currently at: , E-mail:

      1996


    4. Dr. Stavros Christofi , Ph.D. 1996. Thesis title: The study of building blocks for essentially non-oscillatory (ENO) schemes. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Northwestern University. Currently at: Department of Mathematics, Western Connecticut State University, Associate Professor and Chair. E-mail: christofis at wcsu.edu

      1998


    5. Dr. Sigal Gottlieb , Ph.D. 1998. Thesis title: Convergence to steady state of weighted ENO schemes, norm preserving Runge-Kutta methods and a modified conjugate gradient method. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Brown University. Currently at: University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Professor. E-mail: sgottlieb at umassd.edu

      1999


    6. Dr. Changqing (Peter) Hu (胡长青) , Ph.D. 1999. Thesis title: Numerical methods for hyperbolic equations on unstructured meshes. First job after Ph.D.: software engineer at Oracle. Currently at: KLA-Tencor, Principal Engineer. e-mail: changqing.hu at kla-tencor.com

      2000


    7. Dr. Olga Lepsky , Ph.D. 2000. Thesis title: High order numerical approximations of nonlinear Hamilton-Jacobi equations and approximation of elasticity problems using Stokes problems. First job after Ph.D.: software engineer at Parametric Technology Corporation. Currently at: Becker College, Associate Professor. E-mail: olepsky at gmail.com

      2001


    8. Dr. Jing Shi (石靖) , Ph.D. 2001. Thesis title: Some issues in high order numerical schemes for nonlinear hyperbolic conservation laws. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at University of Texas at Austin. Currently at: Beijing Institute of Technology, Associate Professor. E-mail: jshi at bit.edu.cn

      2002


    9. Dr. Jue Yan (阎珏) , Ph.D. 2002. Thesis title: Discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods for PDEs with higher order spatial derivatives. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at UCLA. Currently at: Iowa State University, Associate Professor. E-mail: jyan at iastate.edu

      2003


    10. Dr. Jennifer Ryan , Ph.D. 2003. Thesis title: Extension of a post-processing technique for the discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods for hyperbolic equations. First job after Ph.D.: Householder Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oakridge National Lab. Currently at: University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, Senior Lecturer. E-mail: Jennifer.Ryan at uea.ac.uk
    11. Dr. Kurt Sebastian , Ph.D. 2003. Thesis title: Multi domain weighted essentially non-oscillatory (WENO) method with interpolation at subdomain interfaces. First job after Ph.D.: Assistant Professor at US Coast Guard Academy. Currently at: Department of Mathematics and Technology, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida, Professor and Chair. E-mail: KSebastian at flagler.edu
    12. Dr. Yong-Tao Zhang (张勇涛) , Ph.D. 2003. Thesis title: Topics in structured and unstructured weighted ENO schemes. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at UC Irvine. Currently at: University of Notre Dame, Professor. E-mail: yzhang10 at nd.edu

      2004


    13. Dr. Fengyan Li (李凤艳) , Ph.D. 2004. Thesis title: On locally divergence-free discontinuous Galerkin methods. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at University of South Carolina. Currently at: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Associate Professor. E-mail: lif at rpi.edu

      2005


    14. Dr. Shanqin Chen (陈珊琴) , Ph.D. 2005. Thesis title: The heterogeneous multi-scale method based on the discontinuous Galerkin and finite volume schemes. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at UC Irvine. Currently at: Indiana University South Bend, Associate Professor. E-mail: chen39 at iusb.edu
    15. Dr. Zhengfu Xu (徐正富) , Ph.D. 2005. Thesis title: Anti-diffusive flux corrections for high order finite difference WENO schemes. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Penn State University. Currently at: Michigan Technological University, Associate Professor. E-mail: zhengfux at mtu.edu
    16. Dr. Yan Xu (徐岩) , Ph.D. 2005 (University of Science and Technology of China). Thesis title: Local discontinuous Galerkin methods for nonlinear wave equations. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at University of Twente, the Netherlands. Currently at: University of Science and Technology of China, Professor. E-mail: yxu at ustc.edu.cn

      2006


    17. Dr. Ching-Shan Chou (仇竟珊) , Ph.D. 2006. Thesis title: High order residual distribution conservative finite difference WENO schemes for steady state problems on non-smooth meshes. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at UC Irvine. Currently at: Ohio State University, Associate Professor. E-mail: chou at math.osu.edu
    18. Dr. Yulong Xing (邢雨龙) , Ph.D. 2006. Thesis title: High order well-balanced numerical schemes for hyperbolic systems with source term. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Courant Institute, NYU. Currently at: Ohio State University, Associate Professor. E-mail: xing.205 at osu.edu
    19. Dr. Ling Yuan (袁凌) , Ph.D. 2006. Thesis title: Discontinuous Galerkin method based on non-polynomial approximation spaces. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at University of Pennsylvania. Currently at: Constellation Energy. E-mail: ling.yuan at constellation.com

      2007


    20. Dr. Yingda Cheng (程颖达) , Ph.D. 2007. Thesis title: Discontinuous Galerkin methods for Hamilton-Jacobi equations and equations with higher order derivatives. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at University of Texas at Austin. Currently at: Michigan State University, Associate Professor. E-mail: ycheng at math.msu.edu
    21. Dr. Jingmei Qiu (邱竞梅) , Ph.D. 2007. Thesis title: High order schemes: convergence for hyperbolic conservation laws and applications in computational cosmology. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Michigan State University. Currently at: University of Delaware, Associate Professor. E-mail: jingqiu at udel.edu
    22. Dr. Yadong Lu (鲁亞东) , Ph.D. 2007 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: Explicit construction of entropy solutions for the LWR traffic flow model. First job after Ph.D.: Huawei company. Currently at: Huawei company. E-mail: luyd at mail.ustc.edu.cn
    23. Dr. Jun Shen (沈俊) , Ph.D. 2007 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: High resolution high order schemes for a hierarchical size-structured model. First job after Ph.D.: Huawei company. Currently at: Huawei company. E-mail: jshen3 at mail.ustc.edu.cn

      2008


    24. Dr. Wei Wang (王为) , Ph.D. 2008. Thesis title: Multiscale discontinuous Galerkin methods and applications. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Stanford University. Currently at: Florida International University, Associate Professor. E-mail: wei.wang1 at fiu.edu
    25. Dr. Ling Huang (黄玲) , Ph.D. 2008 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: WENO scheme and fast sweeping method and applications in the pedestrian flows. First job after Ph.D.: . Currently at: . E-mail: huangl0 at mail.ustc.edu.cn
    26. Dr. Yinhua Xia (夏银华) , Ph.D. 2008 (University of Science and Technology of China). Thesis title: Discontinuous Galerkin methods and time discretization methods. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Brown University. Currently at: University of Science and Technology of China, Associate Professor. E-mail: yhxia at ustc.edu.cn

      2010


    27. Dr. Ishani Roy , Ph.D. 2010. Thesis title: High order WENO scheme for computational cosmology. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Oxford University. Currently at: Serein, India, Founder. E-mail: ishani.roy at gmail.com
    28. Dr. Wei Liu (刘伟) , Ph.D. 2010 (Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific / Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences, jointly supervised with Professor Li Yuan). Thesis title: Lax-Wendroff type time discretization for the high order Lagrangian schemes and a conservative modification to the ghost fluid method for multimaterial flows. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific / Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Currently at: Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific / Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Assistant Professor. E-mail: liuwei at lsec.cc.ac.cn

      2011


    29. Dr. Xiangxiong Zhang (张翔雄) , Ph.D. 2011. Thesis title: Maximum-principle-satisfying and positivity-preserving high order schemes for conservation laws. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at MIT. Currently at: Purdue University, Assistant Professor. E-mail: zhan1966 at purdue.edu
    30. Dr. Rui Zhang (张瑞) , Ph.D. 2011 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: Finite volume WENO schemes and applications. First job after Ph.D.: lecturer at University of Science and Technology of China. Currently at: University of Science and Technology of China, Lecturer. E-mail: rui at ustc.edu.cn

      2012


    31. Dr. Sirui Tan (谭思睿) , Ph.D. 2012. Thesis title: Boundary condition and applications of WENO finite difference schemes for hyperbolic problems. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Los Alamos National Lab. Currently at: ExxonMobil, Senior Geoscientist. E-mail: sirui_tan at alumni.brown.edu
    32. Dr. Xinghui Zhong (仲杏慧) , Ph.D. 2012. Thesis title: Wave resolution properties and weighted essentially non-oscillatory limiter for discontinuous Galerkin methods. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Michigan State University. Currently at: Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Professor. E-mail: zhongxh at zju.edu.cn
    33. Dr. Yuanyuan Liu (刘元元) , Ph.D. 2012 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: WENO methods and the applications in convection diffusion equations. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific / Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Currently at: Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics (IAPCM), Beijing, China, Assistant Professor. E-mail: liu_yuanyuan at iapcm.ac.cn
    34. Dr. Tao Xiong (熊涛) , Ph.D. 2012 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: High resolution schemes for solving Hamilton-Jacobi equations and nonconservative hyperbolic systems. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at University of Houston. Currently at: Xiamen University, Associate Professor. E-mail: txiong at xmu.edu.cn

      2013


    35. Dr. Yang Yang (杨扬) , Ph.D. 2013. Thesis title: High order numerical methods for hyperbolic equations: superconvergence, and applications to delta-singularities and cosmology. First job after Ph.D.: assistant professor at Michigan Technological University. Currently at: Michigan Technological University, Associate Professor. E-mail: yyang7 at mtu.edu
    36. Dr. Yifan Zhang (张逸凡) , Ph.D. 2013. Thesis title: Discontinuous Galerkin methods for convection diffusion equations: positivity preserving and multi-scale resolution. First job after Ph.D.: research analyst at Acadian Asset Management LLC. Currently at: Causeway Capital Management LLC, Associate. E-mail: yifan_zhang at alumni.brown.edu

      2014


    37. Dr. Zheng Chen (陈争) , Ph.D. 2014. Thesis title: Recovering exponential accuracy in spectral methods involving piecewise smooth functions with unbounded derivative singularities. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Iowa State University. Currently at: Oakridge National Lab, postdoc. E-mail: chenz1 at ornl.gov

      2015


    38. Dr. Lei Wu (吴磊) , Ph.D. 2015 (jointly supervised with Professor Yan Guo). Thesis title: From kinetic theory to fluid mechanics: viscous surface wave and hydrodynamic limit. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Carnegie-Mellon University. Currently at: Carnegie-Mellon University. E-mail: lwu2 at andrew.cmu.edu
    39. Dr. Jie Du (杜洁) , Ph.D. 2015 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: CPR method with limiters and study on traffic flow models. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Chinese University of Hong Kong. Currently at: Tsinghua University, Beijing, Assistant Professor. E-mail: jdu at mail.tsinghua.edu.cn
    40. Dr. Yan Jiang (蔣琰) , Ph.D. 2015 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: An alternative formulation of finite difference WENO scheme and numerical simulation of random walk model. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Michigan State University. Currently at: Michigan State University. E-mail: yanjiang at msu.edu

      2016


    41. Dr. Jianfang Lu (卢键方) , Ph.D. 2016 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: ILW procedure for convection-diffusion equations and RKDG method for correlated random walk model. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Beijing Computational Science Research Center. Currently at: Beijing Computational Science Research Center. E-mail: jflu at csrc.ac.cn

      2017


    42. Dr. Tong Qin (秦通) , Ph.D. 2017. Thesis title: Positivity-preserving high order discontinuous Galerkin methods: implicit time stepping and applications to relativistic hydrodynamics. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at Ohio State University. Currently at: Ohio State University, Visiting Assistant Professor. E-mail: qin.428 at osu.edu
    43. Dr. Bingyu Zhao (赵冰玉) , Ph.D. 2017. Thesis title: Nonlinear limiters for discontinuous Galerkin method. First job after Ph.D.: Currently at: E-mail: bingyu_zhao at alumni.brown.edu
    44. Dr. Tingting Li (李婷婷) , Ph.D. 2017 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: Stability analysis of the inverse Lax-Wendroff boundary treatment for high order finite difference schemes. First job after Ph.D.: Henan University, Lecturer. Currently at: Henan University. E-mail: ltt1120 at mail.ustc.edu.cn
    45. Dr. Qingyuan Liu (刘庆源) , Ph.D. 2017 (University of Science and Technology of China, jointly supervised with Professor Mengping Zhang). Thesis title: Discontinuous Galerkin methods for weakly coupled hyperbolic multi-domain problems. First job after Ph.D.: post-doc at University of Science and Technology of China. Currently at: University of Science and Technology of China. E-mail: qyliu at mail.ustc.edu.cn


    Current post-prelim Ph.D. students

  • Mr. Cengke Shi , Research area: Discontinuous Galerkin method. E-mail: Cengke_Shi at brown.edu
  • Mr. Tianheng Chen , Research area: High order numerical methods. E-mail: Tianheng_Chen at brown.edu
  • Mr. Will Pazner , Research area: Discontinuous Galerkin method. E-mail: Will_Pazner at brown.edu
  • Mr. Zheng Sun , Research area: High order numerical methods. E-mail: Zheng_Sun at brown.edu
  • Ms. Kunrui Wang , Research area: High order numerical methods. E-mail: Kunrui_Wang at brown.edu


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