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### Education:

- Ph.D. 1989: Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
- M.A. 1986: Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
- B.S. 1983: Department of Mathematics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

### Appointments:

- 8/2004 -- present: Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Kansas, USA
- 7/2017 -- 6/2022: Professor and Chair, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Kansas, USA
- 6/2016 -- 7/2016: Visiting Professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Graduate School of Computational Engineering, TU Darmstadt, Germany
- 1/2015 -- 12/2017: Minjiang Visiting Scholar, School of Mathematical Science, Xiamen University, China
- 5/2001 -- 6/2001: Visting Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, City University of Hong Kong
- 8/1999 -- 8/2004: Associate Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Kansas, USA
- 8/1994 -- 8/1999: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Kansas, USA
- 6/1992 -- 8/1994: Research Associate, Dept. of Math. and Stat., Simon Fraser University, Canada
- 5/1991 -- 6/1992: Research Fellow, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K.
- 9/1989 -- 5/1991: Research Assistant Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
- 6/1986 -- 3/1987: Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematics, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China

### Professional services:

- Associate Editor (2007-present): Numerical Mathematics: Theory, Methods and Applications
- Associate Editor (2012-present): International Journal of Computer Mathematics
- Associate Editor (2013-present): Journal of Mathematical Study
- President of SIAM Central States Section (2022-2023)
- Scientific Review Panel of The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) (2015-2019)
- Sponsors Day Subcommittee, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) (2020-2022)
- Steering Committee of Midwest Numerical Analysis Day (2018-present)

### Major research grants:

- Simons Foundation Travel Support for Mathematicians grant (PI, 2023-2028): A moving mesh method for curves and surfaces in two and three dimensions
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) (Co-PI, 2023-2024): GPU and Fast Storage Infrastructure for Massively Parallel Scientific Computing and Reduced Order Modeling
- DoD National Defense Education Program grant (Co-PI, 2021-2024): Learning, Exploration, and Application for Prospective Engineering Students (LEAPES)
- Army Research Office (ARO) Grant W911NF-2010065 (Co-PI, 2020-2021): Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Infrastructure for Massively Parallel Computing Research
- NSF grant DMS-1747624 (Co-PI, 2018 -- 2019): The Midwest Numerical Analysis Day 2018
- National Natural Science Foundation of China NSFC-11671210 (Co-PI, 2017--2020): Finite Element Methods on Polytopal Meshes
- Army Research Office (ARO) Grant W911NF-1510377 (Co-PI, 2015-2016): High Performance Computing and Visualization Infrastructure for Simultaneous Parallel Computing and Parallel Visualization Research
- NSF grant DMS-1438161 (PI, 2014--2015): International Workshop on Recent Developments in the Adaptive Solution of PDEs, August 17-22, 2014
- National Natural Science Foundation of China, Collaboration Grant NSFC-11328104 (PI, 2014-2015): Adaptive and High-Order Numerical Methods for Anisotropic Diffusion Problems
- NSF grant DMS-1211934 (Co-PI, 2013-2014): The Central Region Conference on Numerical Analysis and Dynamical Systems
- NSF grant DMS-1115118 (PI, 2011 -- 2015): Topics in anisotropic mesh adaptation and application to anisotropic diffusion problems
- NSF grant DMS-0712935 (PI, 2007 -- 2011): Efficient dynamic mesh adaptation for numerical solution of evolutionary problems arising from physical science
- NSF grant DMS-0410545 (PI, 2004 -- 2008): Adaptive Anisotropic Mesh Generation
- NSF SCREMS Equipment Grant DMS-0112375 (Co-PI, 2001 -- 2004): Mathematical Sciences Computing Research Environments
- NSF Grant DMS-0074240 (PI, 2000 -- 2004): Moving mesh methods for numerical solution of time dependent partial differential equations in two and three spatial dimensions
- NSF MRI Grant DMS-9977352 (Participating faculty, 1999 -- 2002): Acquisition of high performance multiprocessors for computational research in sciences and engineering
- NSF Grant DMS-9626107 (PI, 1996 -- 1999): Moving mesh methods for numerical solution of time dependent partial differential equations in two and three spatial dimensions
- NSF REU Award (Research Experiences for Undergraduate) DMS-9626107 (PI, 1996 -- 1999)
- NSF SCREMS Equipment Grant DMS-9628626 (Co-PI, 1996 -- 1998): Mathematical Sciences Computing Research Environments
- NSF EPSCoR Type I Grant -- KCASC (the Kansas Center for Advanced Scientific Computing) (Participating faculty, 1996 -- 1998)
- NSF EPSCoR Type II Grant -- K*STAR First Award (PI, 1995 -- 1996): Moving mesh methods for numerical solution of time dependent partial differential equations

### Fellowships and Awards:

- Best Technical Poster Award (with Avary Kolasinski), 28th International Meshing Roundtable, October 14 - 17, 2019, Buffalo, New York.
- Best Poster Award (with Avary Kolasinski), SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE19), February 25 - March 1, 2019, Spokane, Washington.
- Senior Administrative Fellow, the Provost Office, University of Kansas, August 2018 - May 2019.
- Best Technical Poster Award (with Avary Kolasinski), 27th International Meshing Roundtable, October 1 - 5, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- Honorary Fellowship awarded by The European Society of Computational Methods in Sciences, Engineering and Technology for outstanding contribution in the fields of Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis at International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM 2014), Rhodes, Greece, September 22--28, 2014.
- The Don and Pat Morrison Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching (2011, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the University of Kansas)
- The Big XII Faculty Fellowship (University of Kansas) (2004--2005)
- EPSRC Visiting Fellowship (one month in 2002, the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council of U.K.)
- SERC Visiting Fellowship (two months in 1994, The Science and Engineering Research Council of U.K.)
- U.K. Royal Fellowship (5/1991--6/1992)
- Travel Award (1990) granted by the Mathematical Society of Japan to attend ICM90 (the International Congress of Mathematicians) held in Kyoto

### Graduate Students Supervised or Co-Supervised:

- Xusheng Lang (MA 1997)
- Andrew Kappen (MA 1998)
- Stephane Petti (MA 1998)
- Xiang Ji (MA 2002)
- John Emenyu (MA 2002)
- Kabe Moen (MA 2004)
- Lindsay Henning (MA 2004)
- Yan Zhu (MA 2005)
- Forrest Schaeffer (MA 2011)
- Xianping Li (PhD 2011)
- Kyle Gwirtz (MA 2012)
- Xiaobo Yang (PhD 2013, Nanjing University, co-supervised, visiting KU 3/2009-3/2010)
- Xiang Wang (PhD 2016, Jilin University, co-supervised, visiting KU 9/2015-9/2016)
- Cuong Ngo (PhD 2017)
- Fei Zhang (PhD 2018, China University of Petroleum, co-supervised, visiting KU 9/2015-9/2017)
- A Ram Kim (PhD 2018, Aerospace Engineering, co-supervised)
- Dongmi Luo (PhD 2019, Xiamen University, co-supervised, visiting KU 9/2015-9/2017)
- Yufei Yu (PhD 2019)
- Avary Kolasinski (PhD 2019)
- Min Zhang (PhD 2020, Xiamen University, co-supervised, visiting KU 10/2018-9/2020)

### Postdoctoral Fellows Mentored:

- Xiaoyong Zhan (2000-2002)
- Bao-Feng Feng (2001-2003)
- Lennard Kamenski (2010-2011)
- Jingyue Wang (2011-2014)