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Zhengfang Zhou
Professor of Mathematics

Contact Information


Department of Mathematics

D210 Wells Hall

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824


Phone: (517) 353-6744

Fax: (517) 432-1562

E-mail: zfzhou@math.msu.edu


Research Interest


Partial Differential Equations, Nonlinear Heat Transfer, Nonlinear Waves, and Mathematical Physics



Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University


Ph. D. in Mathematics, June 1986

Ph. D. Thesis Advisor: Professor Louis Nirenberg

M. Sc. in Mathematics, June 1984


Jilin University, Changchun, China


B. Sc. in Mathematics, February 1982


Work Experience

Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University

Professor, August 1998 – Present

Associate Professor, August 1993 – July 1998


Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor, July 1988 – July 1993

C. L. E. Moore instructor, July 1986 – June 1988




Ph.D. Students


Department and University Services Since 2000


Co-Authors (other than own Ph.D. students)


Ph.D. Dissertation Committees Since 2000 (not including own students)