Qiang Du

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Qiang Du
Nationality Chinese
Fields Applied Mathematics
Institutions Pennsylvania State University (2001-2014)
Columbia University
Alma mater University of Science and Technology of China (B.S., 1983)
Carnegie Mellon University (Ph.D., 1988)
Doctoral advisor Max D. Gunzburger

Qiang Du, (Chinese: 杜强), Fu Foundation Professor of Applied Mathematics at Columbia University, is a mathematician and computational scientist. Prior to moving to Columbia, he was the Verne M. Willaman Professor of Mathematics at Pennsylvania State University affiliated with the Pennsylvania State University Department of Mathematics and Materials Sciences. Du was elected a fellow of SIAM on March 29, 2013 for "contributions to applied and computational mathematics with applications in material science, computational geometry, and biology."[1]

Ph. D.[edit]

After completing his BS degree at University of Science and Technology of China in 1983,[2] Du earned his Ph.D. degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1988. His thesis was written under the direction of Max D. Gunzburger.[3]


As of November 11, 2015, Du's publications have been cited over 9,000 times, and he has an h-index of 49.[4] His two most often cited papers are

Students and post-doctorates[edit]

As of July 2013, 15 students had completed their Ph.D. degrees under Du's supervision. He had also supported 7 post-doctorates.


  1. ^ SIAM announces Class of 2013 Fellows, siam.org
  2. ^ "Qiang Du's Bio". Retrieved 2010-07-29. 
  3. ^ a b Qiang Du at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Google Scholar Record for Q. Du

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