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Qiliang Wu

Qiliang Wu, portrait in office
Assistant Professor
Morton 537

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Ph.D. University of Minnesota

B.S., University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interests

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Nonlinear Dynamics, Pattern Formation, Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations, Mathematical Biology


08/2018-07/2021 Imperfect Patterns–Existence, Stability, and Essential Spectrum (PI), NSF DMS-1815079


  • G. Jaramillo, A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    The effect of impurities on striped phases.
    Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinb., to appear. arXiv:1604.07786
  • K. Promislow, Q. Wu
    Existence, bifurcation, and geometric evolution of quasi-bilayers in the multicomponent functionalized Cahn- Hilliard Equation.
    J. Math. Biol., 75 (2017), no. 2, 443-489.
  • A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    Diffusive stability of Turing patterns via normal forms.
    J. Dyn. Diff. Eqns., 27 (2015), 1027-1076. (A special volume in memoriam Klaus Kirchgässner
  • K. Promislow, Q. Wu
    Existence of pearled patterns in the planar Functionalized Cahn-Hilliard equation.
    J. Differential Eqns., 259 (2015), 3298-3343.
  • P. Xiao, Q. Wu, G. Henkelman
    Basin constrained κ-dimer method for saddle point finding.
    J. Chem. Phys., 141, 164111 (2014).
  • J. Duncan, Q. Wu, K. Promislow, G. Henkelman
    Biased gradient-squared descent saddle point finding method.
    J. Chem. Phys., 140, 194102(2014).
  • A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    Small-amplitude grain boundaries of arbitrary angle in the Swift-Hohenberg equation.
    Z. Angew. Math. Mech., 94 (2014), 203-232
  • M. Kotzagiannidis, J. Peterson, J. Redford, A. Scheel, Q. Wu
    Stable pattern selection through invasion fronts in closed two-species reaction-diffusion systems.
    RIMS Kôkyûroku Bessatsu B31:Far-From-Equilibrium Dynamics (2012), 79-92.


Ohio University - Primary Instructor

  • MATH3400, Elementary Differential Equations, Spring 2018.
  • MATH3300, Calculus III, Fall 2017 & Spring 2018.

Michigan State University - Primary Instructor

  • MTH421, Analysis II, Summer 2016.
  • MTH309, Linear Algebra, Spring 2017.
  • MTH235, Differential Equations, Fall 2014.
  • MTH234, Multivariable Calculus (AP), Fall 2015, Spring & Fall 2016.
  • MTH132, Calculus I, Spring 2014.

University of Minnesota - Discussion Instructor

  • MATH3283W, Sequences, Series and Foundations, Spring 2012 & 2013.
  • MATH2243, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, Fall 2010.
  • MATH1372, CSE Calculus II, Spring 2011.
  • MATH1271, Calculus I, Fall 2009 & Spring 2010.
  • MATH1151, Precalculus II, Fall 2008 & Spring 2011.
  • MATH1051, Precalculus I, Fall 2007 & 2011.