Chiu-Yen Kao, Ph.D.

Keck Foundation Professor of Applied Math and Computer Science

Mathematical Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
Applied Mathematics

(909) 607-1066
Adams Hall 206

Office Hours

MWF: 11:00am-11:50am
  • Education
  • Awards and Affiliations
  • Research and Publications
University of California, Los Angeles, 2004 Ph.D.
  • NSF Grant DMS 1818948 Numerical Spectral Study of Elliptic Operators (PI) 06/01/18-05/31/21

  • Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians, Simons Foundation, 09/01/2017-08/30/2018

  • NSF Grant DMS 1318364 (1216742): Closest point methods for eigenvalue problems from inhomogeneous structures (PI) 01/01/13 (08/01/12)-07/31/15

  • NSF Grant DMS 0811003: Shape and topological optimization on elliptic eigenvalue problems in inhomogeneous media (PI) 07/01/08-06/30/11

  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2009

  • IMA Impacts; NSF Highlights: Mind-Bending Math, 2006

  • Medical Image Analysis second Best MICCAI Paper Award, 2005

  • Extremal Spectral Gaps for Periodic Schrödinger Operators by Chiu-Yen Kao and Braxton Osting, ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculation of Variations, 25, pages 1-35, 2019

  • Maximal Convex Combinations of Sequential Steklov Eigenvalues by Weaam Alhejaili and Chiu-Yen Kao, Journal of Scientific Computing, 79(3), pages 2006-2026, 2019

  • Numerical Studies of the Steklov Eigenvalue Problem via Conformal Mappings by Weaam Alhejaili and Chiu-Yen Kao, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 347, pages 785-802, 2019

  • Minimization of Inhomogeneous Biharmonic Eigenvalue Problems by Di Kang and Chiu-Yen Kao, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 51, pages 587-604, 2017

  • Computational Methods for Extremal Steklov Problems by Eldar Akhmetgaliyev, Chiu-Yen Kao, and Braxton Osting, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 55(2), pages 1226-1240, 2017

  • Maximization of Laplace-Beltrami Eigenvalues on Closed Riemannian Surfaces by Chiu-Yen Kao, Rongjie Lai, and Braxton Osting, ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculation of Variations, 23(2), pages 685-720, 2017

  • Minimizing Eigenvalues for Inhomogeneous Rods and Plates by Weitao Chen, Ching-Shan Chou and Chiu-Yen Kao, Journal of Scientific Computing, 69, pages 983-1013, 2016

  • Absolute Stability and Synchronization in Neural Field Models with Transmission Delays by Chiu-Yen Kao, Chih-Wen Shih and Chang-Hong Wu, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 328, pages 21-33, 2016

  • A new Algorithm to Simulate First Exit Times for Vector of Arithmetic Brownian Motions with an Application to Finance by Chiu-Yen Kao, Qidi Peng, Henry Schellhorn, and Lu Zhu, Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 10(2), pages 41-65, 2015

  • Lax-Friedrichs Multigrid Fast Sweeping Methods for Steady State Problems for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws by Weitao Chen, Ching-Shan Chou, and Chiu-Yen Kao, Journal of Scientific Computing, 64(3), pages 591-618, 2015