Yikan LIU (Assistant Professor)

・Date of Birth: 27 August 1987

・Place of Birth: Shanghai, China

・Citizenship: China

・Gender: Male

・Language: Chinese, English, Japanese

 

Research fields

・Inverse problems for partial differential equations

・Time-fractional partial differential equations

・Mathematical models

 

Positions

・August 2019 ~ present: Assistant professor, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University

・July 2018 ~ July 2019: Project research associate, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

・November 2016 ~ June 2018: JSPS foreign postdoctoral fellow, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

・April 2015 ~ October 2016: Postdoctoral researcher, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

・October 2010 ~ March 2011: International Research Student, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

 

Education

・April 2012 ~ March 2015: Ph.D. course student, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

-Degree: Ph.D. (Mathematical Sciences)

-Ph.D. Thesis: Mathematical analysis and numerical methods for phase transformation and anomalous diffusion

-Advisor: Prof. Dr. Masahiro Yamamoto

・April 2011 ~ March 2012: Master course student, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

-Degree: M.S. (Mathematical Sciences)

-Master thesis: Forward and inverse problems for hyperbolic systems modeling generation of structures

-Advisor: Prof. Dr. Masahiro Yamamoto

・September 2009 ~ August 2010: Master course student, Department of Computational Mathematics, School of Mathematical Sciences, Fudan University (withdrawal)

・September 2005 ~ July 2009: Undergraduate student, Information and Computing Sciences, School of Mathematical Sciences, Fudan University

 

Achievements and Prizes

・Citations on Google Scholar: 808; MathSciNet: 322 (as of 12 June 2022)

・March 2022: The 2021 MSJ Prize for Excellent Young Applied Mathematicians

・Elected in the special issue “Emerging Talents 2021” of Inverse Problems

・May 2018: Excellent Youth Academic Award (The 10th Annual Meeting on Inverse Problems)

・March 2012, March 2015: Dean’s prize (Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

 

Grants

・April 2022 ~ Match 2026: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists 22K13954 “Analysis of solution dynamics for time-fractional reaction-diffusion equations and systems”

・April 2020 ~ March 2023: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists 20K14355 “Mathematical analysis for fractional diffusion-wave equations and related inverse problems”

・November 2016 ~ March 2019: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows 16F16319 “Mathematical analysis and applications of crystal growth and anomalous diffusion”

 

Affiliation and committee

・The Mathematical Society of Japan

・The Japan Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

・Assisting Editor, Fractional Calculus and Applied Analysis

・Program Committee, Sapporo Symposium on Partial Differential Equations

・Organizer, HMMC Seminar

 

Organization of Conferences and Workshops

[6] Workshop for Young Scholars “Control and Inverse Problems on Waves, Oscillations and Flows – Mathematical Analysis and Computational Methods –”, 2022.

[5] JSIAM Annual Meeting 2022, Hokkaido University, 8 ~ 10 September 2022.

[4] The 47th Sapporo Symposium on Partial Differential Equations, Hokkaido University, 8 ~ 10 August 2022.

[3] Workshop for Young Scholars “Control and Inverse Problems on Waves, Oscillations and Flows – Mathematical Analysis and Computational Methods –”, Tokyo University of Science (Online), 2 ~ 3 September 2021.

[2] Workshop for Young Scholars “Control and Inverse Problems on Waves, Oscillations and Flows – Mathematical Analysis and Computational Methods –”, Tokyo University of Science, 26 ~ 27 August 2019.

[1] Summer School on Applied Inverse Problems and Related Topics, Tambara Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 7 ~ 10 August 2019.