Prof. Jia Zhao's (赵佳) Homepage


Contact Information

  • Email: jia.zhao at usu.edu
  • Office Location: ANSC 116
  • Office Phone: 435-797-1953
  • Employment

  • 08/2017 – Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), Utah State University, Logan, USA.
  • 08/2015–08/2017 Joint-Postdoc, University of North Carolina-CH, (Mentor: Dr. G. Forest).
  • 10/2015–08/2017 Joint-Postdoc, University of South Carolina, (Mentor: Dr. Q. Wang).
  • Education

  • 08/2015, Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Advisor: Dr. Q. Wang).
  • 06/2010, B.S., Nankai University, Tianjin, China.
  • Research Interests: Mathematical Biology and Computational Mathematics

  • Continuum, Kinetic, and Multiscale Theory of Multiphase Complex Fluids
  • Modeling Cellular Dynamics, Biofilms, Biogels, Cell Membrane and Active Matter
  • Mathematical Ecology, Population Dynamics
  • Numerical PDEs (Fractional and Nonlocal PDEs) and Scientific Computing
  • High-performance Computing Software Development (CPU + GPU Hybrid Architecture)
  • Machine Learning, Deep Neural Network
  • Research & Travel Grants

  • 2018 NVIDIA GPU Grant (with a Quadro P6000 GPU)
  • 06/2018-05/2021 NSF DMS-1816783, PI, $150,000.
  • 01/2018-12/2018 Research Catalyst (RC) Grant from RGS, USU, $20,000.
  • 08/2017-07/2020 USU Faculty Startup, $100,000.
  • 07/2016-06/2018 AMS Simons Travel Grant, AMS, USA, $4,000.
  • Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship, University of South Carolina, USA, $ 25,000.
  • The 2014 George Johnson’s Fellowship in computational mathematics, $1,000.
  • SPARC Research Award & ASPIRE-II funding, USC, USA, total $ 10,000.
  • Travel Awards supported by SIAM, AMS, MRS, SMB, KI-Net etc., up to $10,000.