 Pingwen Zhang
 Professor
 pzhang@pku.edu.cn
 Office :2502S
Education
Ph. D 
1992 
Mathematics 
Peking University 
B.S. 
1988 
Mathematics 
Peking University 
Research Interests
Modeling and Simulation of Soft Matter (Complex Fluids);
Applied Analysis and Numerical Analysis;
Moving mesh methods and applications
Selected Publications
 Wei Wang, Pingwen Zhang and Zhifei Zhang, The Small Deborah Number Limit of the DoiOnsager Equation to the EricksenLeslie Equation, Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, 68 (8), 13261398, (2015).
 Jiequn Han, Yi Luo, Wei Wang, Pingwen Zhang and Zhifei Zhang, From Microscopic Theory to Macroscopic Theory: a Systematic Study on Modeling for Liquid Crystals, Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 215 (3), 741809, (2015).
 Kai Jiang and Pingwen Zhang, Numerical Methods for Quasicrystals, Journal of omputational Physics, 256, 428440, (2014).
 Wei Wang, Pingwen Zhang, Zhifei Zhang, WellPosedness of the EricksenLeslie System, Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 210 (3), 837855, (2013).
 Xiuyuan Cheng, Ling Lin, Weinan E, Pingwen Zhang and AnChang Shi, Nucleation of Ordered Phases in Block Copolymers, Physical Review Letters 104(14) 148301 (2010).
Professional Appointments
2015present 
Vice Provost, Director ofOffice of AcademicAffairs 
Peking University 
20102017 
Director of Laboratory of Mathematics and Applications 
Peking University 
2001present 
Executive Deputy Director for Center for Computational Science and Engineering 
Peking University 
20132015 
Executive Vice Dean of School of Mathematical Sciences 
Peking University 
20082012 
Vice Dean of School of Mathematical Sciences 
Peking University 
20082012 
Deputy Director of Institute of Mathematics 
Peking University 
20082010 
Deputy Director of Laboratory of Mathematics and Applications 
Peking University 
19992008 
Director for Department of Scientific & Engineering Computing, School of Mathematical Sciences 
Peking University 
1996present 
Professor in School of Mathematical Sciences 
Peking University 
19941996 
Associate Professor in School of Mathematical Sciences 
Peking University 
19921994 
Lecturer in Department of Mathematics 
Peking University 
Honors and Awards
2016 
Member of The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World 
2015 
Member of The Chinese Academy of Sciences 
2014 
National Prize of Natural Sciences (SecondClass) 
2014 
Leading Scientist, Innovative Group of NSFC 
2010 
Teacher’s Pacesetter of Beijing 
2007 
The FirstClass Prize of Natural Sciences, Higher Education Institutions of MOE 
2002 
Changjiang Professor 
2002 
National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars 
2002 
The Best Textbook of National Higher Institutions of MOE (second class), for the textbook bookNumerical Linear Algebra 
2002 
Medallist of Wu’si Youth Award, Beijing 
2000 
Outstanding Young Teachers in Higher Education Institutions of MOE 
1999 
Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation  Excellent University Young Teacher for research work 
1999 
Feng Kang Prize of Scientific Computing 
1995 
The Best National Science and Technology Publications (second class), for the bookVortex Method 
1994 
Prize of Excellent Research Paper, Beijing Computational Mathematical Society 
1992 
Guanhua Scholarship, Peking University 
1990 
Jiuzhang Mathematical Scholarship, Peking University 
Professional Society Affiliations
2016present

President of China Society for Industry and Applied Mathematics (CSIAM) Chair of Scientific Committee of CSIAM 
2015present 
Associate Director for Scientific Committee of National Lab in Large Scale Scientific Computing 
National and International Meeting Organizers and Session Chairs
2015/08 
The 8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2015), 
Beijing 
The Chair of SubCommittee of Academic 
2015/08 
Frontiers of Applied and Computational Mathematics 
Beijing 
Organizer 
2015/08 
Workshop of Mathematical Analysis, Modeling and Computations on Liquid Crystals and Related Topics, 
Beijing 
Organizer 
2014/09 
OneDay Workshop on Mathematical Theory of Liquid Crystals 
Beijing 
Organizer 
2013/09 
Northeastern Asian Symposium on Methods and Modeling for High Performance Scientific Computing 
Beijing 
Organizer 
Teaching Activities
Undergraduate course 
Research Based Learning 
2017.s, 2016.s, 2015.s 
Graduate course

Discussion on Multiscale Physical Problems

2017.s, 2016.s, 2015.s 2016.f, 2015.f, 2014.f 
Research Projects
2017.12017.12 
Integration of data analysis algorithms and trainingof talent 
National Science Foundation of China,Mathematics Tianyuan fund 
¥1,000,000rmb 
PI 
2016.12016.12 
Construction of advanced interdisciplinary platform of mathematics and science 
National Science Foundation of China, Mathematics Tianyuan fund 
¥1,000,000rmb 
PI 
2015.12020.12 
Computational methods and mathematical theory of complex fluids and complex flows 
National Science Foundation of China, Innovation group 
¥8,400,000rmb 
PI 
2015.12018.12 
Basic modeling of gassolid system, analysis of reduction and meso scale structure 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥3,000,000rmb 
PI 
2014.82019.7 
Modeling and computation of heterogeneous multilevel flow and its application in materials science 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥4,000,000rmb 
PI 
2013.12016.12 
Efficient algorithm and Simulation of the quasicrystal structure of block copolymer 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥760,000rmb 
PI 
2015.12019.8 
China 973 project: Statistical learning of unstructured data, mathematical foundations and algorithms (the first research group) 
Ministry of Science and Technology 
¥591,300rmb 
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Invited Talks
The 9th International Conference on Computational Physics 
Jan. 711, 2015 
Singapore 
International Conference on Optimization, Sparsity and Adaptive Data Analysis 
March 1821, 2015 
Beijing 
The 2014 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN14) 
July 711, 2014 
Chicago, Illinois, USA 
Robust Discretization and Faster Solvers for Computable MultiPhysics Models, ICERM 
May 1216, 2014 
Brown University 
The 5th International Conference on Scientific Computing and PDEs 
Dec. 812, 2014 
Hong Kong 
International Conference on PDE 
Dec. 610, 2013 
Guangzhou 
2013 Northeastern Asian Symposium on Methods and Modeling for High Performance Scientific Computing 
Sept. 2225, 2013 
Chengdu 
2013 International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computation 
May 1519, 2013 
Wuhan 
Nonlinear analysis of continuum theories: statics and dynamics 
Apr. 812, 2013 
Oxford 
Symmetry, bifurcation and order parameters 
Jan. 711, 2013 
Cambridge 
Multiscale Modeling, Simulation, Analysis and applications 
Jan. 913, 2012 
Singapore 
International Conference on Scientific Computing 
Jan. 47, 2012 
Hong Kong 
7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics 
July 1822, 2011 
Vancouver 
International Conference on Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and ComputationalMathematics 
June 1721, 2011 
Zhejiang 
SinoFrench Workshop on Contemporary Applied Mathematics 
July 48, 2011 
Shanghai 
International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Research 
June 1316, 2011 
Tianjin 