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

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
--> 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

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, Student Organizer, Kinetic Description of Multi-scale Phenomena, UW-Madison
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, Student Organizer, CMMSE, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010 April 24-25, Midwest Numerical Analysis Day, Iowa State University
2010 March 20-24, Nonlinear PDE and 64th Midwest PDE seminar, Northwestern University