Full Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
M.D, East China Normal Univeristy
Ph.D, Université de Montréal
Lay Research Summary
My research includes understanding of why there are outbreaks of the West Nile virus some years and not others. What goes into the mix for example; temperature, precipitation, mosquito population, to trigger the exact conditions needed for the virus to thrive?
Scientific Research Summary
My research is in the direction of Differential equations and Dynamical systems, computational dynamical systems, Hilbert's 16th problem, Mathematical modeling and analysis in ecology and epidemiology. My current research also includes understanding why there are outbreaks of the Wes ...read moret Nile virus some years and not others. What goes into the mix for example; temperature, precipitation, mosquito population, to trigger the exact conditions needed for the virus to thrive? read less
Canard Cycles for Predator-Prey Systems with Holling Types of Functional Response
Journal: J. Differential Equations
). Forecast of dengue incidence in Singapore using temperature and rainfall.
Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Honours & Awards
Early Research Award: Ministry of Research and Innovation2007
NSERC postdoctoral fellowship2001-2003
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
L'Insitut des Sciences Mathematiques Major Fellowship1996-1999
Outstanding Backbone Teacher of Nanjing Normal University”1994-1996
Science Outreach / Community
· Sept. 24-28, 2008. International Conference on Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems
Also dedicate to Professor George Sell on the occasion of his 70th birthday
York University, Toronto
· June 23-27, 2008 Differential Equations and Applications to Mathematical Biology
Le Havre, France.
· May 21-24, 2008, Canada-China Conference on the
Impact of Climate Change on Vector-borne and Waterborne Diseases
Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, P. R. China.
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