Notices of the International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians

Volume 7 (2019)

Number 2

Stephen Yau, a teacher and a friend

Pages: 64 – 65

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.4310/ICCM.2019.v7.n2.a6

Authors

Xue Luo (Beihang University, Beijing, China)

Guowei Wei (Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., U.S.A.)

Changchuan Yin (University of Illinois, Chicago, Il., U.S.A.)

Huaiqing Zuo (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)

Abstract

At the 2019 International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM), Stephen Yau received the Chern Award in recognition of his lifetime of contributions to mathematics, in such areas as Several Complex Variables, Control Theory, and Bioinformatics. In this article, the authors discuss some of these contributions.

Xue Luo is a former student of Stephen Yau, specializing in nonlinear filtering theory and PDEs. She is currently an associate professor at Beihang University (BUAA), Beijing. Guowei Wei is a friend of Stephen Yau. He is a professor in the department of mathematics, electrical and computer engineering, and in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology, at Michigan State University. Changchuan Yin is a former student of Stephen Yau, specializing in bioinformatics. He is currently a senior specialist in technology development at AT&T and a visiting assistant professor at University of Illinois at Chicago. Huaiqing Zuo is a former student of Stephen Yau, specializing in pure mathematics, and is currently an associate professor at Tsinghua University.

Published 8 August 2019