Dr. Don Liu

Contractor's Trust #2 Endowed Professor
Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Science, and Nanotechnology
College of Engineering and Science, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272 USA
Office: Engineering Annex 218    Tel: (318) 257-4670    Fax: (318) 257-2182      E-mail: DonLiu@LATech.edu
     URL: http://www2.latech.edu/~donliu,   https://coes.latech.edu/facultystaff-directory/single-entry/name/don-liu/

Academic Background

    Don Liu received his Ph.D. and  M.S. in applied mathematics from the Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University in 2004 and 2000, respectively. Dr. Liu was a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 2006 at Louisiana Tech University and a tenured  Associate Professor in 2012. Dr. Liu has received the Contractor's Trust Endowed Professorship since 2014, and has been a full Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Science, and Nanotechnology at Louisiana Tech University  since 2019.

Interdisciplinary Courses Taught

Funding, Awards and Honors:

    Total funding: $0.75M as PI and $20M as SI since 2007

Research Interests

Membership and Professional Affiliation and Services

1. Organizer of the Mini-Symposium Computational Mathematics and Computational Physics: Algorithms and Applications at the SIAM TX-LA Second Sectional meeting, Nov. 1-3, 2019, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
2. Panelist of National Science Foundation proposal reviews
3. Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) Campus Champion; XSEDE 2015 Plenary Panel member
4. Organizer of the Mini-Symposium Numerical PDE/ODE and HPC Applications at the SIAM TX-LA First Sectional Meeting, Oct. 5-7, 2018, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
5. Organizer of 1st International Conference on Computer Science and Application (ICOCSA2014), Indianapolis, Indiana, January 10-11, 2014
6. Organization committee member of 2013 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, August 4-7, 2013
7. Member of SIAM, AMS, ASME, and AGU
8. Reviewer for the following peer-refereed professional journals: 
     Journal of Computational Physics,
     Journal of Dynamics and Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems
     Journal of Fluids Engineering
     Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics
     Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics
     Journal of Applied Mechanics
     Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering
     Communications in Computational Physics (CiCP)
     International Journal of Computer Science and Application
     Journal of Computers and Fluids
     Journal of Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
     Physical Review & Research International
     Water Science and Engineering
     Alexandria engineering Journal
     British Journal of Mathematics & Computer Science
     Universal Journal of Applied Mathematics, etc., Horizon Research Publishing

Selected Publications

Sample Movies of Numerical Simulations

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