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Qiliang Wu

Qiliang Wu, portrait in office

Assistant Professor

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Ph.D. University of Minnesota

B.S., University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interests

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Nonlinear Dynamics, Pattern Formation, Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations, Mathematical Biology


08/2018-07/2021 Imperfect Patterns–Existence, Stability, and Essential Spectrum (PI), NSF DMS-1815079


  • G. Jaramillo, A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    The effect of impurities on striped  phases.
    Proc.  Roy.  Soc.  Edinb.,  to appear.  arXiv:1604.07786
  • K. Promislow,  Q. Wu
    Existence,  bifurcation, and geometric evolution of quasi-bilayers in the multicomponent functionalized  Cahn- Hilliard Equation.
    J. Math.  Biol.,  75 (2017),  no.  2, 443-489.
  • A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    Diffusive stability of Turing  patterns via normal  forms.
    J. Dyn.  Diff.  Eqns., 27 (2015),  1027-1076. (A special volume in memoriam  Klaus Kirchgässner
  • K. Promislow,  Q. Wu
    Existence  of pearled  patterns in the planar  Functionalized Cahn-Hilliard equation.
    J. Differential  Eqns., 259  (2015), 3298-3343.
  • P. Xiao, Q. Wu, G. Henkelman
    Basin constrained κ-dimer  method  for saddle point finding.
    J. Chem.  Phys.,  141,  164111 (2014).
  • J. Duncan,  Q. Wu, K. Promislow,  G. Henkelman
    Biased gradient-squared descent saddle point finding method.
    J. Chem.  Phys.,  140,  194102(2014).
  • A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    Small-amplitude grain boundaries  of arbitrary angle in the Swift-Hohenberg  equation.
    Z. Angew.  Math.  Mech., 94 (2014),  203-232
  • M. Kotzagiannidis, J. Peterson, J. Redford,  A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    Stable  pattern selection through invasion  fronts  in closed two-species reaction-diffusion  systems.
    RIMS  Kôkyûroku Bessatsu  B31:Far-From-Equilibrium  Dynamics (2012), 79-92.


Ohio University - Primary  Instructor
  •  MATH3400,  Elementary Differential  Equations, Spring 2018.
  •  MATH3300,  Calculus  III, Fall 2017 & Spring 2018.
Michigan  State  University - Primary  Instructor
  •  MTH421, Analysis II, Summer  2016.
  •  MTH309, Linear Algebra,  Spring 2017.
  •  MTH235, Differential  Equations, Fall 2014.
  •  MTH234, Multivariable Calculus  (AP),  Fall 2015, Spring & Fall 2016.
  •  MTH132, Calculus  I, Spring 2014.
University  of Minnesota - Discussion  Instructor
  •  MATH3283W,  Sequences, Series and Foundations, Spring 2012 & 2013.
  •  MATH2243,  Linear Algebra and Differential  Equations, Fall 2010.
  •  MATH1372,  CSE Calculus  II, Spring 2011.
  •  MATH1271,  Calculus  I, Fall 2009 & Spring 2010.
  •  MATH1151,  Precalculus II, Fall 2008 & Spring 2011.
  •  MATH1051,  Precalculus I, Fall 2007 & 2011.

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