Jun Yu, Ph.D. UW,Seattle 

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

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16 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401


802-656-8539     Fax:  802-656-2552                                          



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Professor of Computer Science

Affiliated Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

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Areas of expertise:

Mathematical modeling, asymptotic and numerical analysis of differential equations, hydrodynamic stability, perturbation theory, biomedical mathematics.


Shallow-water waves, human brain modeling, ocean and sea ice study.

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I generally teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, including courses for calculus sequences, numerical analysis, and ordinary and partial differential equations. Currently, in the Spring of 2015, I am teaching Math 271 A and Math 237 A.


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Highlights of Recent Research:

1.) Nonlinear analysis and applied math:

  Reardon, M. and Yu, J. (2013). Weakly nonlinear and numerical analysis of auto-oscillatory dynamics in a solid propellant combustion model. ISRN Applied Mathematics, Volume 2013, Article ID 580561, 13 pages.


  Wu, B., Yu, J. and Wang, Z. (2013). Uniqueness and stability of an inverse kernel problem for type III thermoelasticity. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 402, (2013) 242-254.


  Liu, W. and Yu, J. (2011). Global existence and uniform decay of solutions for a coupled system of nonlinear visoelastic wave equations with not necessarily differentiable relaxation functions. Studies in Applied Mathematics, 127: 315-344, 2011.

 Yu, J., Yang, Y. and Campo, A. (2010). Approximate Solution of the Nonlinear Heat Conduction Equation in a Semi-Infinite Domain. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2010, Article ID 421657, 24 pages. doi:10.1155/2010/421657.

Yang, Y., Gross, L. and Yu, J. (2010). COMPARISON STUDY OF DYNAMICS IN ONE-SIDED AND TWO-SIDED SOLID-COMBUSTION MODELS. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, Vol.70, No.8, pp.3022-3038.

Spindler R. and Yu, J. (2006). Nonlinear Spatial Evolution of Small Disturbances from Boundary Conditions in flat Inclined-Channel Flow. Studies in Applied Mathematics 116: 173-200.

2.) Researches related to Vermont Space Grant Consortium and NASA EPSCoR:

Yu, J., Liu, A.K., Yang, Y. and Zhao, Y. (2013). Analysis of Arctic sea ice motion and deformation using AMSR-E data from 2005 to 2007. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 34, No. 12, pp.4127-4141.

Yu, J., Yang, Y., Liu, A. K. and Zhao, Y. (2009). Analysis of sea ice motion and deformation in the marginal ice zone of the Bering Sea using SAR data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 30, No. 14, pp.3603-3611.

Yu, J., Liu, A. K. and Zhao, Y. (2006). Sea Ice Motion and Deformation in the Marginal Ice Zone through SAR. Advances in Geosciences 2005, Volume 5: Oceans and Atmospheres (Hyo Choi, Editor-in-Chief), World Scientific Publishing Company, 41-47, ISBN 981-256-981-2.

Yu, J. and Gloersen, P. (2006). Interannual Variations in Pacific SST Deviations through AVHRR. Accepted for inclusion in a book: Advances in Geosciences 2005, Volume 5: Oceans and Atmospheres (Hyo Choi, Editor-in-Chief), World Scientific Publishing Company, 49-53, ISBN 981-256-981-2.

3.) Biomathematics:

Liu, J., Li, G. and Yu, J. (2011). Protein-folding simulations of the hydrophobic-hydrophilic model by combining pull moves with energy landscape paving. Physical Review E, Vol. 84, 031934 (2011).

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Last modified May 8, 2012