Employment

Assistant Professor, Jan. 2013 -- present 
Pennsylvania State University, Department of Mathematics 


Prager Assistant Professor, July 2010 --Dec. 2012.
Brown University, Division of Applied Mathematics 

 

Research Postdoctoral Fellow of Fondation Sciences Math\'ematiques de Paris, Sep. 2009 -- Jun. 2010.
Universit\'e Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI, Institut de math\'ematiques de Jussieu

 

Associate Instructor and Research Assistant, Aug. 2006 -- Jun. 2009.
Indiana University, Department of Mathematics

 

Education

Indiana University, Aug. 2006 -- Jun. 2009
Ph.D. in Mathematics. Adviser: Professor Kevin Zumbrun 

 

University of Texas at San Antonio, Aug. 2004 -- Jun. 2006
M.Sc. in Mathematics. Adviser: Professor Dung Le

 

Vietnam National University, Hochiminh city, Sep. 1998 -- Jun. 2002
B.Sc. in Mathematics.

 

Grants

NSF Grant DMS 1108821 (Principal Investigator), June 2011 - May 2014. 
(transferred to the NSF Grant DMS 1338643 since Jan 2013)

 

AMS-Simons Travel Grant, 2011--2013
(declined due to a concurrent NSF grant award).

Honors & Awards

Postdoc/Early Career SIAM Travel Award, 2011

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Fondation Sciences Math\'ematiques de Paris, 2009-2010.

SIAM Student Travel Award, 2009

William B. Wilcox Mathematics Award, Indiana University, 2008.

Honorary Mention, James P. Williams Memorial Award, Indiana University, 2007.

Graduate Research Assistantship, Indiana University, 2007-2009.

Outstanding (Undergraduate) Student Award, Vietnam National University at Hochiminh City, 2002.

 

Professional Service

GTA Oversight Committee, Department of Mathematics, Penn State, 2013 --
Student Awards Committee, Department of Mathematics, Penn State, 2013 --
Co-organizer of the Computational and Applied Math colloquium, Penn State, 2013 --

 

 

Invited Visits

Peking University, the School of Mathematical Sciences and the Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, two-week visit, July 2013.

Indiana University, one-week visit, March 2013.

Universit\'e Paris-Diderot (Paris 7), Institut de Math\'ematiques de Jussieu, one-month visit, June 2012.

Universit\'e de Lyon and ENS Lyon, one-week visit, March 2012.

IIMAS--UNAM, Departamento de Matem\'aticas y Mec\'anica, Mexico, 10-day visit, June 2010.

 

Invited Lectures

The 13th Annual Red Raider Mini-Symposium on ``Aspects of Fluid Dynamics'', Texas Tech University, Oct 25-27, 2013 (invited speaker).

The 2013 Peking Applied Mathematics Summer School, Peking University, July 2013 (20-hour invited lecturer).

Basel Junior Symposium in Analysis, The Institute of Mathematics, Basel University, February 12-14, 2013 (invited speaker).

Workshop on Analysis and applications of evolutionary PDEs, the Institute for the Applications of Mathematics and Integrated Science (IAMIS), UC-Riverside, May 5-6, 2012 (invited speaker).

Spring School on Kinetic Theory and Fluid Mechanics, Lyon, France. March 26th - 30th, 2012 (invited speaker).

SIAM Conference on Dynamical Systems (DS11), Snowbird, Utah. May 2011 (minisymposium speaker).

SIAM Conference on Dynamical Systems (DS09), Snowbird, Utah. May 2009 (minisymposium speaker).

 

Research Seminars

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, PDE seminar, July 16, 2013

Indiana University, PDE seminar, March 4, 2013

University of Pittsburgh, PDE seminar, Feb 25, 2013

Vietnam National University, Hochiminh city, PDE seminar, Aug 21, 2012.

Seoul National University, PDE seminar, Aug 16, 2012.

Universit\'e Paris--Dauphine, Analyse et Probabilit\'es, June 12, 2012.

United States Naval Academy, Colloquium, April 26, 2012

UNC - Chapel Hill, Analysis / PDE seminar, April 18, 2012

Univ. Michigan, Differential equations seminar, February 2nd, 2012

Univ Illinois at Chicago, Mathematics Colloquium, Jan 23rd 2012

Penn State, Mathematics Colloquium, Jan 2012

Michigan State, Mathematics Colloquium, Jan 11th, 2012

Univ. Wisconsin at Madison, Mathematics Colloquium, December 7th, 2011 

Georgia Tech, PDE seminar, November 22nd, 2011.

Penn State, Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium, November 18th, 2011.

Texas A \& M, Applied Math Seminar, November 14th, 2011.

UT Austin, Analysis seminar, November 2nd, 2011.

University of Maryland (College Park), PDE/Applied Math seminar, Sep. 30th, 2010.

Brown University, Brown/Boston PDE seminar, Sep. 15th, 2010.

Brown University, Math department, PDE seminar, Sep. 10th, 2010.

IIMAS--UNAM, Mexico, Applied Math Colloquium, June 2010.

IRMAR, Rennes I, PDE seminar, March 2010.

Brown/Paris 6 video--conference seminar, Laboratoire J--L. Lions, Paris, March 2010.

l'Institut Fourier (Grenoble I), S\'eminaire de Physique Math\'ematique, March 2010.

Ecole polytechnique, S\'eminaire X-EDP, November 2009.

Institut Math. de Jussieu (Paris VI-VII), Analyse non-lin\'eaire et EDP seminar, October 2009.

Columbia University, Applied Mathematics Colloquium, January 2009.

Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Harmonic Analysis and Math. Phys. seminar, November 2008.

Indiana University, IU PDE seminar, September 2008.

 

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