Shuwang Li

  • Professor of Applied Mathematics


Ph.D. - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)



Self-similar evolution of a precipitate in inhomogeneous elastic media , with A. Barua, S. Li, and J. S. Lowengrub, Journal of Crystal Growth (2012), 351 62-71.

A boundary integral method for computing dynamics of an epitaxial island, with X. Li, SIAM J. Sci. Comput. (2011) 33(6), 3282--3302.

Dynamics of multicomponent vesicles in a viscous fluid, with J. Sohn, Y. Tseng, J. Lowengrub, and A. Voigt, J. of Comput. Phys. (2010) 229(1), 119-144.

Control of Viscous Fingering Patterns in a Radial Hele-Shaw Cell, with J. Lowengrub, J. Fontana, P. Palffy-Muhoray, Phys. Rev. Lett. (2009) 102, 174501.

A rescaling scheme with application to the long time simulation of viscous fingering in a Hele-Shaw cell, S. Li, J. Lowengrub, P. Leo, J. of Comput. Phys. (2007) 225, 554-567.

Morphological stability analysis of expitaxial growth of a circular island: Application to nanoscale shape control, with Z. Hi, S. Li, J. Lowengrub, Physica D:

Nonlinear Phenomena, 233, p151- 166, 2007.

Nonlinear Morphological Control of growing Crystyals, with S. Li, J. Lowengrub, P.Leo, Physica D: Nonliner Pheomena 208, p209-219, 2005.

Nonlinear Stability Analysis of Self-Similar Crystal Growth: Control of the Mullins-Sekerka Instability, with S. Li, J. Lowengrub, P. Leo and V. Cristini, Journal of Crystal Growth 277, p578-592, 2005.

Nonlinear Theory of Self-Similar Crystal Growth and Melting,S. Li, J. Lowengrub, P. Leo and V. Cristini, Journal of Crystal Growth 267, p703-713, 2004.


 Computational Material Science; Numerical Analysis; Fluid Dynamics; Math Biology.


Contact Information

312.567.3170 312.567.3135 Rettaliata Engineering Center, Room 234D Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:00 PM, or by appointment