Numerical Studies for Unsteady Moving Interface Problems and Applications to Fluid-Structure Interactions (FSI)
Pengtao Sun(孙澎涛), Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Dr. Pengtao Sun is the Full Professor of Department of Mathematical Sciences in University of Nevada, Las Vegas (USA). Dr. Sun obtained his PhD degree from Institute of Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1997, and his Master’s and Bachelor degree from Shandong University (China) in 1994 and 1991, respectively. Before joining University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2007, he worked as Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associate and Assistant Professor in Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Pennsylvania State University (USA) and Simon Fraser University (Canada). Dr Sun’s primary research fields are Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis on Finite Element/Finite Volume Methods, Adaptive Finite Element Method, and Scientific and Engineering Computing with applications to miscellaneous multiphysics problems in the field of solid mechanics, fluid dynamics, fuel cell dynamics, fluid-structure interactions in hydrodynamics and hemodynamics, electrohydrodynamics, and etc. Dr. Sun’s research has been continuously supported by National Science Foundation (DMS-0913757, 1418806) and Faculty Opportunity Awards (UNLV) since 2008.