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Regular Faculty
  • Peter Li, Chancellor's Professor, Differential Geometry and Partial Differential Equations, joined the faculty in 1991.
  • Zhiqin Lu, Professor, Complex Algebraic Geometry and Differential Geometry, joined the faculty in 2000.
  • Jeffrey Streets, Assistant Professor, Geometric Flows, joining the faculty in 2011.
  • Chuu-Lian Terng, Advance Chair Professor, Riemannian Geometry, Group Actions, and Soliton equations, joined the faculty in 2004.
  • Li-Sheng Tseng, Assistant Professor, Symplectic Topology, Geometry, and Mathematical Physics, joining the faculty in 2011.
Adjunct Faculty
  • Richard Palais, Emeritus Professor at Brandeis, joined the faculty as an adjunct professor in 2004. He organized and chairs the 3D-XplorMath Consortium, a group of mathematicians who are developing mathematical visualization software for teaching and research.
Emeriti Faculty
  • Ronald J. Stern, Professor, Geometric topology, 4-manifolds, Symplectic and Contact topology and geometry, Knot theory, joined the faculty in 1989.
Distinguished Visiting Faculty
Visiting Faculty
  • Qihua Ruan, Putian University, Fujian, China (October 2008 to February 2009)
  • Jianqing Mei, Dalian University of Technology, China (July 2010 to June 2011)
  • Yu Zheng, East China Normal University, China, (February 2011 to March 2011)
Postdoctoral Mathematicians
  • Reza Seyyedali (July 2009 to June 2012)
  • Guoyi Xu (July 2010 to June 2013)
Visiting Postdoctoral Mathematicians
  • Martha Dussan, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil (August 2008 to February 2009)
Ph. D. Students
  • Fei He, (Advisor: Peter Li)
  • Hsiao-Fan Liu, (Advisor: Chuu-Lian Terng)
  • Lihan Wang, (Advisor: Peter Li)
  • Zhiwei Wu, (Advisor: Chuu-Lian Terng)
Visiting Ph. D Students
  • Na Lu, Dalian University of Technology, China (July 2010 to June 2011)