Dr Wenjun Zhang

Lecturer

Phone: 9219999 x5094

Email: wzhang@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room WT117, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, NZ

Postal Address:
Room WT117, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, NZ

Qualifications:

PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Auckland, New Zealand (2012)

Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Applied Mathematics, University of Auckland (2008)

Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Applied Mathematics, Zhongshan University, China (2006)


Memberships and Affiliations:

Member of the New Zealand Mathematical Society

Member of the Australia and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Biography:

Wenjun completed his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Auckland in 2012 and has been an intelligence analyst in the Inland Revenue Department of New Zealand. Wenjun also has a first class BSc (Hons) in Applied Mathematics from the University of Auckland and a BSc in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China.

 

Teaching Areas:

Differential/Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Mathematical Modelling, Numerical Analysis, Financial Mathematics

Research Areas:

  • Financial Mathematics
  • Mathematical and Statistical Modelling
  • Mathematical Physiology
  • Dynamical System

Publications:

2014 Wenjun Zhang, James Sneyd and Je-Chiang Tsai,

 "Curvature Dependence of Propagating Velocity for a Simplified Calcium Model", SIAM J. Appl. Math., 74(5), 1442–1462.

 

2012 Je-Chiang Tsai, Wenjun Zhang, Vivien Kirk and James Sneyd

“Travelling Waves in a Simplified Model of Calcium Dynamics”, SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 11(4), 1149–1199.

 

2012 Wenjun Zhang, Bernd Krasukopf and Vivien Kirk

“How to find a codimension-one heteroclinic cycle between two periodic orbits“, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series A, 32(8) (2012) 2825-2851.

 

2011 Wenjun Zhang, Vivien Kirk, James Sneyd and Martin Wechselberger

“Changes in the criticality of Hopf bifurcations due to certain model reduction techniques in systems with multiple timescales”, The Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience 1 (9)

  

Awards:

·  2011, SIAM Student Travel Award, USA.

·  2010, Travelling fund from Australia and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ANZIAM).

·  2008-2011, Research Scholarship, Marsden Fund of the Royal Society of New Zealand, and University of Auckland International Doctoral Scholarship.

·  2008, Annual Prize in Applied Mathematics in Mathematics Department at University of Auckland.


Last updated: 24-Nov-2016 8.27am

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