Jun Yu, Ph.D. UW,Seattle 

Professor
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

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Address:

16 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401

Phone:

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

E-mail:

Jun.Yu@uvm.edu

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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.

Applications:

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

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  Teaching:

 

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 2014, I am teaching Math 271 A and Math 271 C.

 

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Highlights of Recent Research:

1.) Nonlinear analysis:

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.

Yu, J. and Yang, Y. (2005). Nonlinear Analysis on Transition to form Coherent Structures. Advances in Engineering Mechanics- Reflections and Outlook: In Honor of Theodore Y.-T. Wu, (A. T. Chwang, M. H. Teng and D. T. Valentine, editors, the World Scientific Publishing Company, pp.613-624. ISBN 981-256-144-7).

Gross, L. and Yu, J. (2005). Weakly Nonlinear and Numerical Analyses of Dynamics in a Solid Combustion Model. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, Vol.65, No.5, pp.1708-1725.

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

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. Accepted for inclusion in a book: Advances in Geosciences 2005, (Hyo Choi, Editor-in-Chief), World Scientific Publishing Company.

Yu, J. and Gloersen, P. (2006). Interannual Variations in Pacific SST Deviations through AVHRR. Accepted for inclusion in a book: Advances in Geosciences 2005, (Hyo Choi, Editor-in-Chief), World Scientific Publishing Company.

Yu, J. and Gloersen, P. (2005).Interannual Variations in Global SST Deviations through SMMR from 1978 to 1987, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 26, No. 24, pp.5419-5431.

Yu, J. and Liu, A. K. (2005). Sea Ice Floe Tracking and Motion Analysis for SAR Imagery in the Marginal Ice Zone. Advances in Engineering Mechanics- Reflections and Outlook: In Honor of Theodore Y.-T. Wu, (A. T. Chwang, M. H. Teng and D. T. Valentine, editors, the World Scientific Publishing Company, pp.681-690. ISBN 981-256-144-7).

3.) Collaboration with the Goodrich:

Bechhoefer, E. and Yu, J. (2005). Algorithm Development to Ascertain the True Characteristic Impedance of a Wire for Wire Diagnostics. Presented at the 2005 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March, 2005.

4.) Biomathematics:

Lakin, W.D., Yu, J., and Penar, P. (1999). Analysis and Validation of a Mathematical Model for Intracranial Pressure Dynamics. Mathematical and Computer Modeling of Dynamical Systems, V. 5, No. 1, pp. 55-73.

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Last modified May 8, 2012