Jian-Guo Liu

Jian-Guo Liu
  • Professor of Physics
  • Professor of Mathematics (Joint)
  • Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Duke Kunshan University
External address: 285 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
Phone: (919) 660-2500
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles 1990

  • M.S., Fudan University (China) 1985

  • B.S., Fudan University (China) 1982

Selected Grants

Collaborative Research: Nonlocal models of aggregation and dispersion awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021

Collaborative Research: Kinetic Models of Aggregation and Dispersion awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2019

Efficient Numerical Methods for Viscous Incompressible Flows awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2012

Liu, J. G., et al. “Asymmetry in crystal facet dynamics of homoepitaxy by a continuum model.” Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, vol. 393, June 2019, pp. 54–67. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.physd.2019.01.004. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lafata, Kyle J., et al. “Association of pre-treatment radiomic features with lung cancer recurrence following stereotactic body radiation therapy..” Phys Med Biol, vol. 64, no. 2, Jan. 2019. Pubmed, doi:10.1088/1361-6560/aaf5a5. Full Text Open Access Copy

Huang, H., et al. “Learning interacting particle systems: Diffusion parameter estimation for aggregation equations.” Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, vol. 29, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 1–29. Scopus, doi:10.1142/S0218202519500015. Full Text Open Access Copy

Gao, Y., et al. “A vicinal surface model for epitaxial growth with logarithmic free energy.” Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems  Series B, vol. 23, no. 10, Dec. 2018, pp. 4433–53. Scopus, doi:10.3934/dcdsb.2018170. Full Text

Feng, Y., et al. “Continuous and discrete one dimensional autonomous fractional odes.” Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems  Series B, vol. 23, no. 8, Oct. 2018, pp. 3109–35. Scopus, doi:10.3934/dcdsb.2017210. Full Text

Feng, Y., et al. “A note on one-dimensional time fractional ODEs.” Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 83, Sept. 2018, pp. 87–94. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.aml.2018.03.015. Full Text

Li, L., et al. “Cauchy problems for Keller–Segel type time–space fractional diffusion equation.” Journal of Differential Equations, vol. 265, no. 3, Aug. 2018, pp. 1044–96. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.jde.2018.03.025. Full Text

Liu, J. G., et al. “An accurate front capturing scheme for tumor growth models with a free boundary limit.” Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 364, July 2018, pp. 73–94. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2018.03.013. Full Text

Chen, K., et al. “Online learning in optical tomography: A stochastic approach.” Inverse Problems, vol. 34, no. 7, May 2018. Scopus, doi:10.1088/1361-6420/aac220. Full Text

Liu, Jian-Guo, and Xiangsheng Xu. “Partial regularity of weak solutions to a PDE system with cubic nonlinearity.” Journal of Differential Equations, vol. 264, no. 8, ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, Apr. 2018, pp. 5489–526. Wos, doi:10.1016/j.jde.2018.01.001. Full Text


Liu, J. G., and Y. Zhang. “Convergence of diffusion-drift many particle systems in probability under a sobolev norm.” Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, vol. 162, 2016, pp. 195–223. Scopus, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32144-8_10. Full Text

Degond, Pierre, et al. “A NOTE ON PHASE TRANSITIONS FOR THE SMOLUCHOWSKI EQUATION WITH DIPOLAR POTENTIAL.” Hyperbolic Problems: Theory, Numerics, Applications, edited by F. Ancona et al., vol. 8, AMER INST MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES-AIMS, 2014, pp. 179–92.

Jian-Guo Liu Named as Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS)

"Sixty-five mathematical scientists from around the world have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2017, the program's fifth year", states Steve Ferruci, Senior Programs Coordinator of the AMS in a press release. Duke... read more »