IMI Interdisciplinary Mathematics InstituteCollege of Arts and Sciences

Lili Ju

  • Professor
  • Department of Mathematics
  • University of South Carolina


Ph.D. Applied Mathematics Iowa State University 2002
M.S. Computational Mathematics Chinese Academy of Sciences 1998
B.S. Mathematics Wuhan University, China 1995


2013 – Present Professor Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina
2008 – 2012 Associate Professor Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina
2004 – 2008 Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina
2002 – 2004 Industrial Postdoctoral Associate Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, Univ. of Minnesota


Research Interests

  • Numerical analysis and scientific computation.
  • Numerical ice sheet and ocean modeling
  • Image processing techniques.


Teaching Activities

Current Courses

  • MATH 241 - Vector Calculus
  • MATH 708 - Foundations of Computational Mathematics I

Previous Courses

  • MATH 141 - Calculus I
  • MATH 142 - Calculus II
  • MATH 241 - Vector Calculus
  • MATH 242 - Elementary Differential Equations
  • MATH 520 - Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MATH 526 - Numerical Linear Algebra
  • MATH 527 - Numerical Analysis
  • MATH 706 - Numerical Linear Algebra
  • MATH 708 - Foundations of Computational Mathematics I
  • MATH 726 - Numerical Analysis I
  • MATH 727 - Numerical Analysis II
  • MATH 728J - Selected Topics: Scientific Computing I
  • MATH 798 - Directed Readings and Research


Honors and Other Special Scientific Recognition

  • USC Research & Productive Scholarship, University of South Carolina, 2006-2007.
  • J.J.L. Hinrichsen Award for outstanding research in Applied Math., 2002, Iowa State University.
  • University Research Excellence Award for graduate students, 2002, Iowa State University.
  • "YiLiDa" Award for excellent graduate studies, 1996, Chinese Academy of Sciences.


5 Selected Publications

  • W. Leng, L. Ju, M. Gunzburger, S. Price and T. Ringler, A parallel high-order accurate finite element nonlinear Stokes ice sheet model and benchmark experiments, J. Geophys. Res., in press.
  • T. Ringler, D. Jacobsen, M. Gunzburger, L. Ju, M. Duda and W. Skamarock, Exploring a multiresolution modeling approach within the shallow-water equations, Mon. Wea. Rev., Vol. 139, pp. 3348-3368, 2011.
  • H. Zhang, L. Ju, M. Gunzburger, T. Ringler and S. Price, Coupled models and parallel simulations for three dimensional full-Stokes ice sheet modeling, Numer. Math. Theo. Meth. Appl., Vol. 4, pp. 359-381, 2011.
  • L. Ju, T. Ringler and M. Gunzburger, Voronoi diagrams and their application in climate science, in Numerical Techniques for Global Atmospheric Models, Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 80, pp. 313-342, Ed. by P. Lauritzen, C. Jablonowski, M. Taylor, R. Nair, Springer, 2011.
  • L. Ju, L. Tian and D. Wang, A posteriori error estimates for finite volume approximations of elliptic equations on general surfaces, Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., Vol. 198, pp. 716-726, 2009.


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