Professor of Mathematics

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**Mailing Address:**

Department
of Mathematics

Michigan State University

D308 Wells Hall

619** **Red Cedar Road

East Lansing, MI 48824, USA

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**E-mail: **yan@math.msu.edu

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**Office Phone:** (517) 353-9692

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**Department Fax:** (517) 432-1562

v 1980
- 1986: Jilin University, Changchun, China

Degree: **B.Sc. of Mathematics,** July 1984

v 1986
- 1993: University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Degree: **Ph.D. of Mathematics,** June 1993

Ø *July 2008 – present*: **Professor**

Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University

Ø *April – July 2012; July, August 2011*:
**Tang Ao-Qing**
**Visiting Professor**

School of Mathematics, Jilin University, China

Ø *January 2006 – December 2008*: **Director of Graduate Studies**

Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University**
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Ø *September 2004 - June 2005*: **New Direction** **Visiting Professor**

Institute for Mathematics and its
Applications, University of Minnesota

Ø *July 2002 – June 2008*:**
Associate Professor**

Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University

Ø *August 1997 – June 2002*:** Assistant Professor***
*Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University

Ø *August 1995 – July 1997*:**
Visiting Research Instructor **

Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University

Ø *October 1994 – July 1995*: **Visiting
Assistant Professor **

School of Mathematics, University of
Minnesota

Ø *September 1993 – September 1994*:**
Research Member **

School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Ø *February 1987 – June 1993*:**
Graduate Teaching Assistant **

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

- Partial Differential Equations
- Calculus of Variations
- Nonlinear Elasticity
- Applications in Continuum Mechanics and Materials Science

(including papers to appear, with PDF files available)*Published Papers**Lecture Notes for Graduate Courses:*- Existence and Regularity Theory for Nonlinear Elliptic Systems and Multiple Integrals in the Calculus of Variations (a topics course at MSU)
- Introduction to Variational Methods for PDEs and Applications (a summer course at MSU)
- Introduction to Partial Differential Equations (MTH 849) – Lecture notes based on L.C.Evans’s textbook.
- Applied Analysis I (Advanced PDE I) (MTH 940) – Lecture notes based on L.C. Evans’s textbook.

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