Jue Yan

Associate Professor


484 Carver Hall

Department of Mathematics

Iowa State University

Telephone: (515) 294-8166

Email: jyan@iastate.edu


Teaching: on sabbatical at IMA (spring of 2016)

Research Interests: cv

·        Numerical methods for convection diffusion equations: discontinuous Galerkin finite element method, ENO/WENO finite difference method.

·        Nonlinear Phenomena: dispersive wave equations, Hamilton-Jacobi equations.

·        Level set methods for interface capturing, dynamics of plasma-sheath transition, electromagnetic phenomena in various media.

·        Physical property preserving high order numerical methods (positivity preserving of the density and pressure profile of compressible Navier-Stokes equations)

·        Mathematical modeling on infectious diseases




Our group:



·        NSF Grant DMS-0915247, single PI, ’Local’ and ‘Direct’ discontinuous Galerkin Methods: New Algorithms and Applications, $99,235.00, 2009-2012.

·        NSF, DMS-1620277, single PI, Positivity preserving limiter for Navier-Stokes equations and new development on elliptic interface problems, $187,664, 2016-2019. (pending)