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 Doi-Onsager Equation to the Ericksen-Leslie Equation, Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, 68 (8), 1326-1398, (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), 741-809, (2015).
  • Kai Jiang and Pingwen Zhang, Numerical Methods for Quasicrystals, Journal of omputational Physics, 256, 428-440, (2014).
  • Wei Wang, Pingwen Zhang, Zhifei Zhang, Well-Posedness of the Ericksen-Leslie System, Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 210 (3), 837-855, (2013).
  • Xiuyuan Cheng, Ling Lin, Weinan E, Pingwen Zhang and An-Chang Shi, Nucleation of Ordered Phases in Block Copolymers, Physical Review Letters 104(14) 148301 (2010).

Professional Appointments

2015-present

Vice Provost, Director ofOffice of AcademicAffairs

Peking University

2010-2017

Director of Laboratory of Mathematics and Applications

Peking University

2001-present

Executive Deputy Director for Center for Computational Science and Engineering

Peking University

2013-2015

Executive Vice Dean of School of Mathematical Sciences 

Peking University

2008-2012

Vice Dean of School of Mathematical Sciences

Peking University

2008-2012

Deputy Director of Institute of Mathematics

Peking University

2008-2010

Deputy Director of Laboratory of Mathematics and Applications

Peking University

1999-2008

Director for Department of Scientific & Engineering Computing, School of Mathematical Sciences

Peking University

1996-present

Professor in School of Mathematical Sciences

Peking University

1994-1996

Associate Professor in School of Mathematical Sciences

Peking University

1992-1994

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 (Second-Class)

2014

Leading Scientist, Innovative Group of NSFC

2010

Teacher’s Pacesetter of Beijing

2007

The First-Class 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

2016-present


President of China Society for Industry and Applied Mathematics (CSIAM)

Chair of Scientific Committee of CSIAM

2015-present

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 Sub-Committee 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

One-Day 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

2017.1-2017.12

Integration of data analysis algorithms and trainingof talent

National Science Foundation of China,Mathematics Tianyuan fund

¥1,000,000rmb

   PI

2016.1-2016.12

Construction of advanced interdisciplinary platform of mathematics and science

National Science Foundation of China, Mathematics Tianyuan fund

¥1,000,000rmb

   PI

2015.1-2020.12

Computational methods and mathematical theory of complex fluids and complex flows

National Science Foundation of China, Innovation group

¥8,400,000rmb

   PI

2015.1-2018.12

Basic modeling of gas-solid system, analysis of reduction and meso scale structure

National Science Foundation of China

¥3,000,000rmb

   PI

2014.8-2019.7

Modeling and computation of heterogeneous multilevel flow and its application in materials science

National Science Foundation of China

¥4,000,000rmb

   PI

2013.1-2016.12

Efficient algorithm and Simulation of the quasicrystal structure of block copolymer

National Science Foundation of China

¥760,000rmb

   PI

2015.1-2019.8

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. 7-11, 2015

Singapore

International Conference on Optimization, Sparsity and Adaptive Data Analysis

March 18-21, 2015

Beijing

The 2014 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN14)

July 7-11, 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Robust Discretization and Faster Solvers for Computable Multi-Physics Models, ICERM

May 12-16, 2014

Brown University

The 5th International Conference on Scientific Computing and PDEs

Dec. 8-12, 2014

Hong Kong

International Conference on PDE

Dec. 6-10, 2013

Guangzhou

2013 Northeastern Asian Symposium on Methods and Modeling for High Performance Scientific Computing

Sept. 22-25, 2013

Chengdu

2013 International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computation

May 15-19, 2013

Wuhan

Nonlinear analysis of continuum theories: statics and dynamics

Apr. 8-12, 2013

Oxford

Symmetry, bifurcation and order parameters

Jan. 7-11, 2013

Cambridge

Multiscale Modeling, Simulation, Analysis and applications

Jan. 9-13, 2012

Singapore

International Conference on Scientific Computing

Jan. 4-7, 2012

Hong Kong

7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics

July 18-22, 2011

Vancouver

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and ComputationalMathematics

June 17-21, 2011

Zhejiang

Sino-French Workshop on Contemporary Applied Mathematics

July 4-8, 2011

Shanghai

International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Research

June 13-16, 2011

Tianjin