Prof. Qiang ZHANG (張強)

PhD – New York University, USA

Professor

Prof. Qiang ZHANG

Contact Information

Office: Y6530 Academic 1
Phone: +852 3442-4203
Fax: +852 3442-0250
Email: mazq@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Mathematical Finance
  • Interfacial Instabilities
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Mathematical Physics

Prof. Qiang Zhang receives his BSc from Fudan University, MA and PhD from New York University. Prior to joining City University of Hong Kong, Prof. Zhang had been with New York University and State University at Stony Brook. Prof. Zhang's research interests include financial mathematics, risk management, optional portfolio selection, fluid dynamics, granular materials and mathematical physics.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fudan University, Oct 1982
Master of Science, New York University, Jun 1983
Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, Oct 1986

Interests of Research

  • Financial Mathematics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluid Instability
  • Turbulence
  • Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Chaos
  • Ground Water Ecology
  • Environmental Protection and Remedation
  • Applied Physics
  • Computer Science

Research Experience

Jul 1986 – present

  • Scientific computing – large scale numerical simulation - front tracking
  • Compressible Rayleigh-Taylor instability
  • Nonlinear theory of Richtmyer-Meshkov instability
  • Environmental protection – ground water ecology – oil recovery process
  • Stochastic PDE – random field – heterogeneous porous media – nonFickian dispersion
  • Turbulent mixing – scaling laws – multifractal theory – transient behavior
  • Applications of renormalization group theory to multi-phase flow.
  • Fluid dynamics – gas dynamics
  • Algorithm design – data structure design – dynamical grid generation
  • Computational geometry – computer graphics
  • Financial mathematics – option pricing – portfolio management – risk analysis

Aug 1983 – Jul 1986

  • The s-d mixing – local moment in metals – Anderson model
  • Magnetic coupling between moments in metals
  • Interaction in spin glasses

Publications

Advisor for Research Students

PhD

  • Shuyan DENG
  • Yuan FANG
  • Ming GAO
  • Lei GE
  • Wenxuan GUO
  • Mary Jane GRAHAM
  • Jiguang HAN
  • Ju-Hong KIM
  • Tatiana KUZNETSOVA
  • Won-Suck LEE
  • Qian LI
  • Weiling NIE
  • Sung-Ik SON
  • Guangming WANG
  • Tailun WANG
  • Mingjie YU
  • Yunfei ZHAN

MPhil

  • Leung-Lung CHAN
  • Jialing DENG
  • Yuhui DENG
  • Yuan FANG
  • Ming GAO
  • Wenxuan GUO
  • Junbo HUANG
  • Yun LI
  • Xiaodan ZHOU