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Faculty

Kun Zhao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Email: kzhao@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 862-5015
Office: Gibson Hall 411
Website: Personal Website

Education

Ph.D., 2009, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S., 2006, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S., 2004, Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China
B.S., 2001 Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China

Professional Background


  • 2012 Assistant Professor, Tulane University
  • 2011 - 2012: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa
  • 2009 - 2011: Postdoctoral Researcher, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University

Research Interests

Analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs)

Hyperbolic conservation/balance laws

  • Compressible flows through porous media, traffic flow

Mathematical fluid mechanics

  • Euler/Navier-Stokes equations, Cahn-Hilliard equation, Boussinesq equations

Mathematical Biology

  • Chemotaxis, solid tumor growth, population dynamics, cardiovascular flow, wound healing

 

Mathematics Department, 424 Gibson Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5727 math@math.tulane.edu