**Brief CV**

__Academic Position__

associate professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2019-

assistant professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015-2019

von Karman instructor, California Institute of Technology, 2013-2015. Mentor: Prof. Thomas Y. Hou

__Education__

Ph.D. in Applied Math, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013. Advisor: Prof. Shi Jin

B.S. in Physics and Mathematics, Tsinghua University (China), 2009. Advisor: Prof. Lei Guo

__Honor & Awards__

Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Tsinghua, 2005-2006

Sohu Fellowship, Tsinghua, 2007-2008

Meritorious Award in International Mathematical Contest of Modeling, 2008

Microsoft Young Fellow, Microsoft, 2008

First Prize for Progress in Science and Technology, Tsinghua, 2008

Honorable Housing Teaching Award, UW-Madison, 2011

Excellence in Research Award, UW-Madison, 2012

Vilas Travel funds, UW-Madison, 2013

AWM-NSF Travel grant, 2014

SIAM Travel Award, 2015

NSF 1619778, 2017-2019

NSF CAREER Award 1750488, 2018-2022

Vilas Early Career Investigator, 2017-2020

__Editor board__

Communications in Mathematical Sciences, 2019-

Research in the Mathematical Sciences, 2020-

SIAM -- Numerical Analysis, 2020-

SIAM -- Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, 2020-

__Visiting positions__

2013 Feb - May, Visiting CSCAMM, Maryland University

2012 Feb - May, Visiting Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2012 May 28-July 23 Visiting Prof. Lorenzo Pareschi, University of Ferrara

__Invited conferences talks:__

2022 spring, semester program, Frontiers in kinetic theory: connection microscopic to macroscopic scales, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge

2021 Sep 27, Sampling algorithms and geometries on probability distributions, Simon Institute, Berkeley

2021 Apr 11, hybrid, Modeling Phenomena from nature by hyperbolic PDEs, Oberwolfach

2020 Oct 12, moved to 2021, Nov 1, Inverse problems on small scales, Linz, Austria, Radon Institute

2020 Sept 10, virtual, Institute for Foundation of data science, kick off meeting

2020 Aug 31, moved to 2022, tbd, Numerical aspects of hyperbolic balance laws and related problems, Alba di Canazei, Val di Fassa, Trento, Italy

2020 Aug 24, moved to 2021 Aug 24 online, Inverse problems and nonlinearity, Helsinki, Finland

2020 May 11, moved to 2022 May 16, Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology and Data, Erwin Schrödinger International Institute, Vienna

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2019 Dec 15, Statistical Mechanics Conference, the 122nd, Rutgers University

2019 Jul 15, Mini-symposium on ``Numerical methods for kinetic and mean-field equations", ICIAM, Valencia, Spain

2019 May 20, Inverse Problems, Imaging and PDEs, IAS, Univ of Science and Technology of Hongkong

2019 May 16, Asymptotic methods and numerical approximations of multi-scale evolutional problems and uncertainty quantification, ENS-Rennes, France

2019 Jan 18, Mini-symposium on ``Recent advances in Inverse Problems and Imaging", Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore

2018 Dec 27, International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) annual meeting, Taiwan

2018 Dec 25, One-day workshop: interplay of data science and PDEs, satellite meeting of ICCM, Taiwan

2018 Dec 16, Mini-workshop, innovative trends in the numerical analysis and simulation of kinetic equations, Oberwolfach

2018 Oct 22, Kinetic descriptions in theory and applications, Univ of Maryland

2018 Sept 6, Workshop - Numerical Methods for Multiscale PDEs, Corsica, France

2018 Jun 15, Workshop - Methodes numeriques geometriques et multi-echelles, Rennes, France

2018 Apr 30, Kinetic and related models with applications in the antural sciences, UW-Madison

2017 Dec 9, Classical and Quantum Mechanical Models of Many-Particle Systems Oberwolfach, Germany. Declined

2017 Oct 2, Hypocoercivity and Sensitivity Analysis in Kinetic Equations and Uncertainty Quantification, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2017 Apr 22, Perspectives of Mathematics in the 21st Century: Conference in Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of Mathematics Department of Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University, China. Declined

2017 Mar 3, Numerical Methods for Forward and Inverse Problems of Radiative Transport Equations, SIAM-CSE Atlanta, Georgia

2016 Aug 4, XVI International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems, Aachen, Germany

2016 Jul 11, Conference on Quantum and Kinetic Transport, Shanghai

2016 Jun 19, The 4th CAM-ICCM Workshop: Multiscale and Large-scale Scientific Computing, Hongkong

2016 Jun 3, Computation methods for multiscale problems from supersonic aerospace vehicles, Tsinghua, China

2016 Apr 8, SIAM-UQ, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

2016 Feb 23, Computation Of Quantum Systems In Cold-matter Physics And Chemistry, Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada

2015 Aug 14, ICIAM, Numerical Homogenization and Multiscale Model Reduction Methods,Beijing, China

2015 Aug 10, ICIAM, Analysis and Algorithm for Coupling of Kinetic and Fluid Equations,Beijing, China

2015 Aug 4, Workshop and Summer School on Gas Dynamics, SJTU, China

2015 May 04, Asymptotic Preserving and Multiscale Methods for Kinetic and Hyperbolic Problems, Madison, WI

2015 Mar 14, SIAM, CSE, Salt Lake City, Utah

2014 Oct 27, Multiscale phenomena: modeling, analysis and computation, CSCAMM, UMD

2014 Mar 26, Mathematical and Numerical Methods for Complex Quantum Systems, UIC

2013 Oct 18, Young researchers workshop: Kinetic and macroscopic models for complex systems, CSCAMM, UMD

2013 Aug 17, Summer School on Mathematical and Computational Methods in Quantum Dynamics, UW-Madison

2013 Jun 24, The Second Pacific Rim Mathematical Association (PRIMA) Congress, Shanghai, Cihna

2013 May 15, Quantum Systems: A Mathematical Journey from Few to Many Particles, CSCAMM, UMD

2013 Jan 07, The 8th International Conference on Computational Physics, HongKong

2012 Oct 13, 2012 Young Researchers Workshop: Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena, Madison, WI

2012 Aug 21, The 12th Annual Conference of China SIAM, USTC, China

2012 Jun 21, Journée Scientifique sur les Equations Cinétiques, CMLA, ENS-Cachan, France

__Short courses:__

2021 Oct 25-29, virtual, Kinetic and mean-field problems: theory, numerics, applications, University of Ferrara, Modena and Reggio Emilia and Parma

2021 Jun 28-Jul11, virtual, Summer school on kinetic theory and related applications, Beijing Computational Science Research cernter

__Invited seminars:__

2021 Jun 2, virtual, Institute of Computational Math, Chinese Academy of Science

2021 May 5, virtual, Gradient flow seminar, UCLA-USC

2021 Apr 16, virtual, Hyperbolic seminar, University of Wurzburg

2021 Mar 19, virtual, colloquium, Michigan Tech University

2021 Mar 2, virtual, applied math seminar, UMass - Amherst

2020 Sept 28, virtual, SCAN (scientific computing), Cornell

2020 Sept 21, virtual, Applied math seminar, Purdue University

2020 Aug 20, virtual, DSI COVID-19 Research group seminar, UW-Madison

2020 Feb 27, Oden seminar, UT-Austin

2019 Apr 4, Math colloquium, Dartmouth college

2019 Apr 1, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science colloquium, UW-Madison

2019 Mar 25, Applied and PDE seminar, Univ of Minnesota

2019 Mar 21, Applied Math seminar, UC-Berkeley

2019 Mar 20, Applied Math seminar, Stanford University

2019 Jan 17, colloquium, Duke University

2018 Oct 15, PDE and applied math seminar, UIC

2018 May 16, Inverse problem seminar, UW-Seattle

2018 Apr 5, Probability seminar, UW-Madison

2018 Apr 2, Computational Math Seminar, Purdue University

2018 Feb 16, Computational Math Seminar, University of South Carolina

2017 May 3, Probability Seminar, UW-Madison

2017 Apr 5, Applied Math Seminar, Duke University

2017 Mar 8, SILO seminar, Optimization theme of WID, UW-Madison

2017 Feb 23, Condensed matter series, Physics, UW-Madison

2016 Oct 3, Applied Math Seminar, Georgia Tech

2016 Jul 30, Applied Math Seminar, University of Wurzberg, Germany

2016 Mar 30, Applied Math Seminar, Arizona State University

2016 Mar 23, Applied Math Seminar, KAUST

2016 Feb 2, CSCAMM/KI-net Seminar, University of Maryland - College Park

2016 Jan 13, Colloquium, University of Wurzberg, Germany

2015 Nov 30, Geometry and PDE Seminar, UW-Madison

2015 Oct 30, Applied Math Seminar, UW-Madison

2015 Jul 27, Applied Math Seminar, Fudan University

2015 May 12, Fluid Research Workshop, Aerospace, Caltech

2015 Mar 19, Applied Math Seminar, Simon Fraser University

2015 Jan 21, ACM Colloquium, Caltech

2014 Dec 17, Colloquium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2014 Dec 12, Colloquium, University of California, San Diego

2014 Dec 09, ICES seminar, University of Texas-Austin

2014 Dec 04, Colloquium, Temple University

2014 Dec 02, Colloquium, University of Buffalo

2014 Nov 25, Colloquium, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014 Sep 16, Probability seminar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2014 May 20, Level Set seminar, University of California, Los Angeles

2014 Jan 24, Applied Math seminar, Simon Fraser University

2013 Jul 12, Applied Math seminar, Fudan University

2013 Jun 17, Applied Math seminar, Beijing Computational Science Research Center

2013 Feb 01, Applied Math seminar, University of California, Santa Barbara

2012 Oct 17, Applied Math seminar, University of Illinois at Chicago

2012 Oct 05, GPS applied seminar, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2012 Feb 04, Applied Math seminar, Tsinghua University

2011 Sep 19, GPS applied seminar, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2010 Oct 13, SIAM UW-Madison seminar, University of Wisconsin-Madison

__Conference and mini-symposium organized__

2021 Jun 21-25, Recent development in numerical kinetic theory, UW-Madison, virtual

2021 Jul 19, Mini-symposium on ``Uncertainty quantification strategies for data-drived, large scale problems", SIAM-annual

2021 Apr 11-17, Modeling phenomena from nature by hyperbolic PDE, Oberwolfach

2019 Oct25-27 Workshop: Forward and inverse problems in kinetic theory, UW-Madison

2019 Sept 28-29 Workshop: Recent progress in analytical aspects of kinetic equations and related fluid models, UW-Madison

2019 Sept 14-15 AMS sectional meeting, Midwest session,UW-Madison

2019 Sept 14 Mini-symposium on ``Uncertainty quantification strategies for physics applications", AMS sectional meeting, UW-Madison

2019 Jul 15 Mini-symposium on ``Recent advances in kinetic computation: forward and inverse problems", 9th ICIAM, Valencia, Spain

2019 Apr 29-May 3, Workshop: Mathematics in Optical Imaging, IMA, UMN

2019 Apr 19-21 Mini-workshop: Applied kinetic theory for junior researchers, UW-Madison

2018 Oct 2, Kinetic mini-workshop, UW-Madison

2016 May 13-16, Workshop: Mathematical and computational methods in quantum chemistry, Yale University

2016 Apr 22-24 Workshop: Boundary value problems and multiscale compling methods for kinetic equations, UW-Madison

2015 Nov 9-13 Workshop: Kinetic theory with applications in physical sciences, University of Maryland, CSCAMM

__Activities:__

fall 2011, organizer, GPS applied seminar

2011-2012, organizer, WIMAW

__Conferences & summer school attended:__

2014 April 28-May 2, Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics of PDEs, Bethesda, MD

2014 April 25-27, International Workshop on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, IPAM, UCLA

2013 Jan 15-18, Transport Models for Collective Dynamics in Biological Systems, North Carolina State University

2012 Nov 4-10, Kinetic Description of Social Dynamics: From Consensus to Flocking, UMD, College Park

2012 April 16-20, __ Student Organizer__, International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Shanghai Jiaotong University

2012 March 26-30, Spring School in Kinetic Theory and fluid mechanics, Lyon1

2011 November7-11, Boltzmann Models in Kinetic Theory, ICERM, Brown University

2011 May 23-27,

__, Kinetic Description of Multi-scale Phenomena, UW-Madison__

*Student Organizer*2011 April 30-May 1, Madison Springtime Analysis and PDE Workshop, UW-Madison

2011 March 14-18, Kinetic models of classical and quantunm particle systems, Mathematic Institute of Toulouse

2010 December 13-17, PDE Models for Quantum Fluids, University of Cambridge

2010 August 4-7, Meeting on Computational Problems in Material Sciences, Suzhou University

2010 June 27-July 17, Image Processing, Park City Mathematical Institute

2010 May 24-26,

__, CMMSE, University of Wisconsin-Madison__

*Student Organizer*2010 April 24-25, Midwest Numerical Analysis Day, Iowa State University

2010 March 20-24, Nonlinear PDE and 64th Midwest PDE seminar, Northwestern University