Shan Zhao received the B.S. degree in mathematics from Lanzhou University, China, in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree in scientific computing from National University of Singapore, in 2003. From 2003 to 2006, he was a postdoctoral fellow with the Michigan State University. In 2006, he joined the Faculty of the Mathematics Department, University of Alabama, as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to an Associate Professor of mathematics as of August 2011. Zhao’s current research interests include high-order methods for solving PDEs, computational electromagnetics and optics, high-order interface and boundary treatments, mathematical modeling of molecular surfaces in the implicit solvent theory, and fast biomolecular simulation. For more information, one can refer to http://www.bama.ua.edu/~szhao/.
Biography Updated on 21 August 2012