- Fisher 316
Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences
- PhD, Applied Mathematics, Brown University
- MS, Computational Mathematics, Peking University
- BS, Computational Mathematics, Peking University
Zhengfu was born and raised in China. He received his B.Sc. and M. Sc in Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics at Peking University. Then he went on to the division of applied mathematics at Brown University for his graduate studies. He got an M.Sc (minor in computer science) and PhD of applied mathematics from Brown University. After his graduation, he worked as the S Chowla research assistant professor in the department of mathematics at Penn State University. Before he moved to the Michigan Technological University, he worked as research assistant professor in the department of mathematics at Michigan State University. He is now an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics in Michigan Technological University.
His research focuses on high order numerical schemes (high order ENO/WENO finite volume and finite difference method) for partial differential equation. His interest of research also includes inverse problems, nonlinear optics. His recent work is on computational modeling of the morphology of the nanoscaled network in the polymer electrolyte membrane (also known as proton exchange membrane) fuel cell.
He is a member of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Areas of Expertise
- High order methods for PDE's
- Computational modeling of Nafion material