Zhan Zhou received his Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from the Hunan University, Hunan, China, in 1998, M.S. degree in applied mathematics from the same university in 1988, and B.S. degree in mathematics from the Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China, in 1985. Zhou became a teacher at the Hunan University after he obtained his M.S. degree in this university in 1988. He served as an Associate Professor of mathematics in 1996 and as a Professor in 1999. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the York University, Toronto, ON, Canada, from September 2000 to August 2001, and a Research Fellow at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, from July to August 2011. He currently works as a Professor of mathematics at the Guangzhou University, Guangdong, China. His research interests include periodic solutions, boundary value problems, homoclinic solutions, stability, linearized oscillations, and discrete systems and functional differential equations. He has published more than 50 papers in the Journal of Differential Equations, Nonlinearity, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos (IJBC), Israel Journal of Mathematics, Science China Mathematics, and others. He has received funding from various foundations including Program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China, and the Excellent Young Teachers Program of MOE, China. Now, he serves as a Member of the Editorial Board of the following international journals: Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society and Journal of Discrete Mathematics.
Biography Updated on 30 October 2013