Contact Information
    Office: 231 Parker Hall
    Phone: 334-844-6451
    Mailing Address:
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Auburn University
    Auburn, AL 36849, USA

    Professional Experience


  • Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Michigan State University, May 2011
  • M.S. in Computational Mathematics, Fudan University, China, July 2007
  • B.S. in Computational Mathematics, Jilin University, China, July 2004

    Research Interests

  • Applied and Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computation
  • Mathematical Problems for Waves in Novel Devices and Materials (e.g., metamaterials, subwavelength resonators, topological materials, etc.)
  • Inverse Wave Scattering and Imaging, Computational Inverse and Optimal Design

    Selected Honors and Awards

  • C Harry Knowles Endowed Professorship, Auburn University, 2022
  • Jack Brown Endowed Faculty Award, Auburn University, 2017
  • Inspur Youth Academic Award, International Conference on Inverse Problems, Imaging, and Applications, 2015
  • Robert K. Butz Teaching Award, Auburn University, 2015
  • Paul and Wilma Dressel Endowed Scholarship, Michigan State University, Apr 2011
  • Graham Fellowship, Michigan State University, May 2009
  • Outstanding Master Thesis Award, Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, China, Mar 2008

    Research Grants

  • NSF Computational Mathematics Program, DMS-2410645, 2024-2027
  • NSF Computational Mathematics Program, DMS-2011148, 2020-2024
  • NSF Computational Mathematics Program, DMS-1719851, 2017-2020
  • NSF Computational Mathematics Program, DMS-1417676, 2014-2017
  • US Army ARDEC (co-PI), W911SR-14-2-0001, 2018-2019
  • Research Support Program, Auburn University, 2024-2026
  • Intramural Grant Program, Auburn University, 2014-2015

    The 2024 NSF-CBMS Conference on Mathematical Methods for Novel Metamaterials