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Professional Experience

08/20-Pres.
Assistant Professor
University of Kentucky
01/19-07/20
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University
08/15-12/18
Research Associate
Michigan State University (mentor: Prof. Guo-Wei Wei)
08/09-07/10
Teaching Assistant
University of Sciences, HCM, Vietnam

Current Grants

Bristol-Myers Squibb
PI
Pfizer
Co-PI (PI: Guo-Wei Wei)
Michigan Economic Development Corp
Co-PI (PI: Guo-Wei Wei)

Teaching Experience

Calculus 2 with Life Science Applications (MA138) Fall 2020 (University of Kentucky)
Instructor
Machine Learning (Capstone course) Spring 2018, 2019, 2020 (Michigan State University)
Instructor
Calculus I Fall 2018 (Michigan State University)
Instructor
Predictive Analysis Fall 2018 (Michigan State University)
Instructor
Linear Algebra Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017 (Michigan State University)
Instructor

Academic Invited Visit

Mathematical Biosciences Institute Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
08/15 - 12/15
Le LAGA Universite Paris 13, Paris, France
05/10 - 08/10

Honors and Awards

College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Award University of Alabama (2015) Awarded to a Doctoral Candidate who has the best dissertation in
College of Arts & Sciences division.
Outstanding Research Award University of Alabama (2015) Awarded to a Doctoral Candidate who has the best research performance in
Department of Mathematics.
Best Poster Prize SIAM-SEAS (2015) Awarded to the graduate student who has the best poster in
SIAM-SEAS 2015 conference.
AMS Travel Support Fund AMS (2015) For attending 2015 JMMs.
Ainsworth Fellowship University of Alabama (2014 - 2015) Awarded to the top three students in the mathematics department
with outstanding research performance.
Henry Miller Fellowship University of Alabama (2011 - 2013) Awarded to students in the mathematics department with
excellent performance on qualifying exam and teaching.
Travel Award for Dissertation Research Enhancement Le LAGA, Universite Paris 13, Paris, France (2010) Awarded to top ranking students.
Honors Program Scholarshi University of Sciences, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (2005 - 2009) Awarded to students with exceptional performance on national entrance exams.

Education

01/11-08/15
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics
University of Alabama Thesis topic: High order FDTD methods for electromagnetic systems in dispersive inhomogeneous media Advisor: Prof. Shan Zhao
08/09-08/10
M.S., Applied Mathematics
Universite dOrleans, Orleans, France Thesis topic: Preservation of the Discrete Geostrophic Equilibrium in Shallow Water Flows Advisor: Prof. Emmanuel Audusse
08/05-08/09
B.S., Mathematics and Computer Sciences
University of Sciences, HCM, Vietnam Thesis topic: Multiple positive fixed points of nonlinear operators on ordered Banach spaces Advisor: Prof. Duc M. Duong

Mentoring Experience

Timothy Szocinski Graduate student (Prof. Guo-Wei Wei's group)
Rui Wang Graduate student (Prof. Guo-Wei Wei's group)
Christopher Grow Graduate student (Prof. Guo-Wei Wei's group)
Yuta Hozumi Graduate student (Prof. Guo-Wei Wei's group)
Jianbin Chen Undergraduate Student
Cici Mikat Professorial Assistantship (PA) Program, MSU (2018-2019)
Jason Kenny Professorial Assistantship (PA) Program, MSU (2018-2019)
Kyle Cole Professorial Assistantship (PA) Program, MSU (2018-2019)
Jonathon Fleck Professorial Assistantship (PA) Program, MSU (2016-2019)
Nick Smentowski Professorial Assistantship (PA) Program, MSU (2016-2018)
Tian Xiao Summer Research Opportunities Program at MSU, (2016)